Thursday, February 6, 2014

Easy Valentine’s Day Card with Sketch Pens

Every year my husband and I agree that we don't want to give each other presents.  So I never buy him anything, but I always make him something, usually a nice card with some kind of cheesy message :).  I wanted to make some thing very simple and cute but nothing too girly.  So this is what I came up with.

This is how I made it: 
The first thing I did was arrange the letters in Silhouette Studio®.
Then I moved the I, heart and U over. 

Then I clicked on the sketch pen instead of the blade.
I replaced the blade with a black sketch pen and then clicked cut.
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I then moved the I, heart and U back over.  I did that by pushing the undo button (CTRL+Z) several times, so it would go back to the extra spot.  Then I deleted the rest of the letters.
I put it through the Silhouette again and it came out like this.  It's hard to tell but the pink is glittery, it's awesome!
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I then folded some red card stock and used some washi tape to put it onto the card.
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And that's it, so easy and it only took about 10 minutes to make!
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I love how the sketch pens look!  
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I would love it if you followed along.