Paper Pieced Get Well Wishes
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today I am back to share with you a love-themed get well card… perfect for spreading a little love to someone we know when they need it most.
To create this card I used my Silhouette Cameo to die cut all of the main elements on my card. Beginning with the tree, I used the “Love Tree” cut file and cut both the tree top element and the hearts out of two different green papers. I then adhered all the little hearts onto the tree top with a glue pen.
Next, using some kraft paper, I cut out the tree stem that was included in the cut file. With a brown pen, I drew on a sketchy woodgrain pattern to give a little more interest to the trunk. The trunk was then adhered to my tree with a glue pen.
Moving on to my card base, I cut an A2 top-folding card from some watercolor paper. Using the “get well soon” sentiment from the Hero Arts “Everyday Sayings” stamp set, I stamped it along the bottom of the card in some Timber Brown StazOn ink.
Next, I brought in some Peeled Paint distress ink from Tim Holtz, and watercolored a bit of grass along the bottom of where my tree was going to be placed.
I adhered the tree to my card using regular adhesive for the trunk, and foam tape for the top; this provides a lot of dimension to the leaves, as well as the overall card. Punching out a small red heart, I took some purple baker’s twine, tied it to my tree, and adhered the heart to the card with a small square of foam tape. I also covered the heart with some clear Wink of Stella glitter.
Finally, I adhered the clouds to my card in a scattered pattern using just some regular adhesive.
And that completes the card! I hope this has inspired you to create some love filled greetings, whether they are get well notes, saying hello, I love you’s, and so much more!
Thanks for stopping by… Happy Valentine’s Day!
Inspiration & Challenges
The colors for this card are inspired by the Color Throwdown challenge #329, and the card is submitted into the challenge.
This card is also submitted into the Kraft Journal’s “Take Your Pick” challenge # 210; I’ve used twine, hearts, red, glitter and a top fold as my “picks”.
I’ve also submitted this card into the Stamping’ Royalty’s “Trees!” challenge #266.