Els van de Burgt Studio

Love Is In The Air

January 5, 2017

Hi my friends, it’s Sandy Diller here to wish you a Happy New Year and share a simple card featuring one of my favorite new die sets.  By now,  I’m sure you’ve heard about the new release at Elizabeth Craft Designs.  It’s packed full of fabulous designs that are sure to become your favorites as well.  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner – I thought the new Entwined Hearts and the new Love Sentiments were just perfect for the occasion.

Here’s how it went together,  fast and easy.

  1. The finished card is 5.5″ X 4.25″.  Cut one piece of cardstock that is 5.5″ X 8.5″, crease in the center with a top fold.
  2. Cut second layer (shown in red) that is 5.25″ X  4″.
  3. Cut top layer (shown in Kraft brown corrugated) that is 5″ X  3.75″.
  4. Using the Entwined Hearts, (coming soon) cut 2 smaller entwined hearts.  This die set has a larger entwined heart, shown above, but it was not used for this project. Also in this set are dies to cut 3 smaller hearts and an open heart. Cut these from the same red cardstock.  There is another heart that has the negative space, shown above, but I’m saving that for another project.
  5. Using the Love Sentiments, (coming soon) cut the word “Love”.
  • Tip: Before I die cut the hearts and word, I placed ECD Clear Double Sided Adhesive on the back of the cardstock.  This makes it easier to adhere the pieces to the card front in steps 8 and 11.

7.  Adhere the Kraft brown rectangle onto the red one, leaving a small border all around.

8.  Add the two entwined Hearts as shown above.

9.  Poke two small holes in card front just large enough to thread the twine through.

10.  Thread twine through holes and tie in a bow.  Trim ends to desired length.

11.  Place remaining pieces on card as shown in the photo above.

Have a creative week,



Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Entwined Hearts

Love Sentiments

Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape


Cardstock – Red; Kraft Brown; Kraft Brown Corrugated


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  • Birgit January 6, 2017 at 4:24 am

    What a pretty card Sandy! The corrugated card stock adds wonderful texture and dimension to your card. Fabulous!!

  • Kathleen Adams January 5, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    I love this card Sandy. I always appreciated inspiration for cards that won’t take 2 days to complete. This card has a big bang for minimal effort. Love that!

  • wandahentges January 5, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    A wonderful card, Sandy!!!

  • Sharon Gullikson January 5, 2017 at 11:28 am

    I was wondering if you have announced the winner of the contest that you held recently—comment on at least 3 Youtube videos….I loved watching the videos using the mittens and hat, and the various flower dies–I learned SO much about shaping them. I have several of your flower dies, but have never used them because I didn’t know how to shape them.

    • Frances Byrne January 5, 2017 at 2:09 pm

      Hi Sharon, glad you found the videos useful. The winner was announced today on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Facebook page for the 3 videos which featured Joset’s dies. The prize from the videos featuring Susan’s Gardens flower dies is still to be announced.

  • Judy B January 5, 2017 at 9:05 am

    Fun little card with the brown and red. I think the kraft paper looks good with just about any color.

  • Anita kejriwal January 5, 2017 at 8:48 am

    Super pretty card and so well explained

  • David Berg January 5, 2017 at 8:26 am

    Did I miss something or did you leave out the step where you added the red color to the top of the corregations? Beautiful card.

    • Sandy Diller January 5, 2017 at 11:46 am

      Hi David, Sorry if I was unclear on that, I thought steps 7, 8 & 11 covered it but I will try to be more specific in the future. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

    • wandahentges January 5, 2017 at 2:05 pm

      Popping in here. I had to go back and look after reading your comment and I believe you are seeing the shadow between the high spots as red colored corrugate.

  • BeverlyBL January 5, 2017 at 8:09 am

    This is cute. I love kraft and red. Correlated kraft is even better yet. Great idea!

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