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Thursday, January 21, 2021

{Spotlight Project} Easy Valentine's Day Cards with Deepti

Hello friends! Deepti here, wish you a very Happy New year and welcome to my first Spotlight feature for 2021. For this Spotlight post I decided to make Valentine's day cards. I think its a good idea to be up to date with the real life events just to feel a little festive :) I am seeing Valentine goodies all around and I had to make cards with a love theme. Let me show you...

Step 1 - I took two white panels and heat embossed the sentiments in gold. 

Step 2 - I took one of the panel and masked the focal image with the heart mask. then inked the panel using Distress Oxide inks.

Step 3 - I then layered the other hearts stencil and inked it :)

Step 4 - For my next panel, I followed the same masking technique, only here I inked directly through the hearts stencil and did not do layered inking.

It is fun working with Distress Oxide inks especially for layering inks :) Here is a close up into my cards...


  1. I love all of the layers of stencils and ink blending!! Thank you for the tutorial!

  2. Such wonderful cards! Love the stencils and ink!

  3. These are gorgeous Deepti, love the pink and orage together, Cathy x

  4. Thanks for the inspiration! I needed some ideas for Valentine's Day cards. :D

  5. Thanks for sharing your lovely Valentine cards, they are so pretty

  6. Fabulous Valentine cards!!! Colors are adorable!!! Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  7. These are so pretty! Love the way you used the stencils!

  8. Very pretty use of the stencils...love the blend.

  9. I like the gold embossing and the masking and inking.

  10. Very pretty cards! The 'Hearts all over' stencil is one of my faves.

  11. I just love what you done on these beautiful card's you did amazing on them thanks for sharing

  12. These are beautiful valentine cards! Now I want the Hearts All Over Stencil!

  13. It's my first time on your blog! Thank you for sharing this technique. I enjoy using the Distress inks and oxides, do this will be ony "try it" list.

  14. Beautiful work Deepti with that marvelous heart stencil - TFS

  15. They are so very sweet, Deepti! Love the stenciled background!


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