While reading a recent post on Elizabeth Anne Designs, I discovered a fun opportunity to connect with some other bloggers through a Valentine Card exchange. I am not a creative crafter, but I do know how to follow instructions, so I went searching online for a template. I found these hand-stitched valentines at Martha Stewart.com
I started out by sorting scrapbooking paper into different color schemes. Then I cut out 6 color coordinating hearts for each card. I made 10 cards in all.
My hand hurt after cutting out all those hearts!
About to start "sewing":
The needle was used to mark the holes where the thread needed to go:
I had to use scissors to widen the hole for the waxed linen to go through:
Hand threading the waxed linen.
The finished project:
Since it was a blogger thing, I wanted to include the name and web address of my blog. I used a stamping set of letters my mom just gave me.
I found a relative quote while searching online to add to the inside of the card. I wanted to find something to do with love, but not necessarily romantic love: