Love You Forever & Always for The Spot 142 – 2021 Sneak Peek. Are you ready for a Sneak Peek of the new Love You Always Suite from the January to June 2021 Mini Catalogue? I hope you are, because that is what I have to share with you today, together with a little hack I have worked out. The project was made for my The Spot inspiration project, which this week is all about Black and White with a Pop of Colour.
One of the things I really like about the True Love Designer Series Paper is that it is Black & White. This means that you can either leave it Black & White, or you can add any colours you like. I have chosen to leave it Black & White and introduce colour with the die cuts and mat. Specifically, I have added Magenta Madness, one of my absolute favourite colours, especially with Black & White.
When I started to design this card, it had been my intention to simply die cut the ‘Love’ and ‘Always’ in Magenta Madness with a Black shadow. Then I was going to use the ‘YOU’ stamp in Magenta Madness on White Card layered on Black card, but then I spotted something. I suddenly realised that ‘you’ is in the die cuts. Do you want to know where?
As you can see from the picture above, I have die cut each of the letters individually and then joined them up on a piece of Black card, before fussy cutting around it. The ‘y’ and ‘o’ are pretty simple to spot, but the ‘u’ is a little more hidden. Can you see it? It is the first 2/3rds of the ‘w’, plus the first half of the last 1/3rd trimmed to give the end flourish. Now, I should add that I had added Adhesive Sheet to the back of the Magenta Madness before I did any die cutting, it is much the easiest way to deal with something this delicate, and it makes the ‘word surgery’ much easier.
To give the words a little ‘lift’, I added Black Dimensionals to them, which is such a simple way of getting some more dimension. Alternatively, you can cut extra layers of the ‘shadow’ die cut, but as ‘you’ is hand cut, that was going to be a problem for me. Black Dimensionals were a very easy option.
I wanted to bring the pattern and colour to the inside of the card, so, on a White layer, I stamped the smaller of the two flower stamps in Memento Tuxedo Black and added some Magenta Madness ink using a Clear White of Stella brush. Colour and sparkle, in one go, something I think we can all love!
It would be great to see lots of entries for this week’s challenge. If you are in most of the UK there is, unfortunately, not much else to do at the moment, other than craft special projects. Remember that for more inspiration, all you need to do is go the The Spot website (simply click on the image at the top of the post!)
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Forever & Always Bundle (10% Discount!) – #156200 – £43.00
True Love Designer Series Paper – #154281 – £10.75
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For International A4 Card
Standard A6 Cardbase
First Mat – 5-5/8 x 3-7/8” (14.4 x 10cm)
Second Mat – 5-1/2 x 3-3/4” (14.2 x 9.8cm)
For Letter Sized Card (8-1/2 x 11″)
Standard Card Base (half sheet folded in half to 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″)
First Mat – 4 x 5-1/4″
Second Mat – 5-1/8 x 3-7/8″
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