Sunday, January 20, 2013

You Make My Heart Spin

Here’s a quick card for this week’s sketch at CAS-e This Sketch. I used some older Valentine’s Day themed papers with the CutUps Pinwheel die from The Cat’s Pajamas to put this one together in no time at all.

I love the bold, bright colors in this Doodlebug Design paper pad, but have such a hard time finding the right mix of papers and colors when using it. Keeping it simple by matching one of the striped papers with a solid card base that almost exactly matches one of the stripe colors worked well here.

I made the pinwheel out of another piece of paper from the same collection. It has some of the same pink shade as on the card base, but a few other colors and a bit of white for contrast. I added a piece of wooden skewer as a handle for the pinwheel. To adhere the skewer to the card, I used a piece of narrow ScorTape. The “you make my heart spin” sentiment from the What a Blast set is stamped underneath the pinwheel in a bold, black ink.

Materials Used:
What a Blast stamp set, CutUps Pinwheel die,  (The Cat’s Pajamas); Pixie Pink cardstock (Stampin’ Up!);Versafine Onyx Black ink (Tsukineko); Sweet Cakes 6x6 paper pad (Doodlebug Design); silver brad (Michaels); wooden skewer


  1. I so love the cheerful colors and the sentiment is perfect for the pinwheel!! So glad to see you at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  2. Love your punny valentine! The use of the stripes to subtly diferentiate the two panels is very clever! Thanks so much for playing along with this week's CAS(E) This Sketch!

  3. A pinwheel is a great take on the sketch this week Lori! I'm loving all the bright pink!!! So glad you played along with us in this week's CAS(E) this Sketch!


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