Sunday, February 9, 2014

S.W.A.T. Drill #25

Drill # 25 at S.W.A.T. is to use one color other than black and white on your project.  My color is Pink! (for Valentine's Day)

I used several papers from an old Martha Stewart mat pad for the stitched insert (the card front is popped up a little over the patchwork background, underneath).  Pink thread was used for the stitching, and pink grosgrain ribbon was used for the arrow, along with UmWowStudios arrow and chevron chippies that were heat embossed.  The card base is from Making Memories Love Struck card pad.  I didn't have any heart nesties, so I used a small square and circle.  It took 3 steps to cut out the heart, but worked OK.  I added some pink satin swirl trim to the bottom of the card and a separate card insert so that the underside of the patchwork heart is covered.  The sentiment is stamped on this insert.  This was a fun and simple card. 

My first attempt was a circle version, below, with materials from the same paper pad. For this one I mixed reds and pinks. The back of the circle patchwork is also covered on the inside card front. 


  1. Great cards Ruth! Love the stitching!

  2. These are so sweet! Your Valentines will love them! Thanks for sharing with us at SWAT.

  3. Beautiful cards. Love the book page background and the stitching. Thanks for linking up with SWAT.

  4. Lovin the valentines on book pages.
    Thanks for linking up with SWAT

  5. Love the book pages, beautiful cards!! Thank you so much for playing along with us here at S.W.A.T!


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