Cute Card Thursday is Sentimental

Hello friends!  Hope you’re having a great week so far!

Today starts a brand new challenge over at Cute Card Thursday and the theme for this week is “Sentimental“.  We look forward to seeing your interpretation with your creations for this challenge!  Our sponsor is Crafty Doodle Chick, so be sure to play along for your chance to win!

Here’s how I’ve interpretated the challenge this week:


I really love sentiment stamps and sometimes they just seem to get used when you need to add a sentiment with your design.  I actually like to use them as not only the focal point of a design, but I like to also use them for backgrounds!

For my card today, I have used an older Simon Says Stamp card kit. (Nov 2016)  I really loved the font and the wording in this set and the different sizes that you can mix together.  The images are from the SSS Thankful Heart stamp set.

I started by stamping two of the images from the set with white ink over the A2 sized top folding card base and then added some papers from the card kit on the bottom portion.  I took a piece of white twine around the center of the card and added a button and bow.

The heart was die cut from a piece of cardstock from the kit with a stitched heart die and then I white heat embossed the sentiment and added some craft foam behind it before attaching it to the card.  I’ve also added a couple of hearts that were cut from white cardstock.

Very simple card, but a good one to have on hand for someone!  I hope you’ve enjoyed it and please be sure to join along with us this week!

Thanks so much for stopping in and I’ll see you soon!


  1.  Double D – Focus on the Sentiment
  2. Aud Sentiments – Anything Goes + Sentiment
  3. Retro Rubber – rrcb120 – Anything Goes + stamps older than 1 year (circa 2016)6a01b8d066dc39970c0240a4d5b421200b-320wi
  4. Shopping Our Stash – embossing
  5. Sweet Stampers – Use a Sentiment
  6. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday – Anything Goes

24 thoughts on “Cute Card Thursday is Sentimental

  1. Ohhhh I just picked up this paper the other day! Love your inspiration! (ideas flowing!) Such a sweet and elegant card – gorgeous focal point with the heart. Perfectly designed! Hugs!


  2. SUch a fab card! I love the sentiment in white and the pretty white hearts- and love the DP’s- so love the jars with the hearts! I am having an idea pop into my head as I am reading…… I love the idea of the sentiment as a focal point, I do not create like that alot…. but sure love the look of it. Beautifully done!!!


  3. How sensational, Vicky!! I love the colors and papers you have used to create this simple masterpiece. I WILL be casing this awesome layout!!


  4. What a super cute way to say thanks! I love all those tiny jars filled with hearts and the large heart with the big sentiment is fabulous! One can never have too many thank-you cards on hand – I’m learning the hard way 🙂


  5. This is gorgeous Vicki! What an awesome design and I love that large stamped heart!! I have this stamp set, you’ve inspired me to ink it up again! 🙂
    Hugs, Tammy


  6. Fabulously simple, Vicki, and I adore the background papers! The mason jars are such a great addition to the sentiment. Beautifully done.


  7. I love sentiment only designs. I’m not always in mood for coloring and for those times turning to sentiment stamps for creating is a good and quick solution. I love the layout of this design.


  8. I love sooooooooo many things about your card!
    The soft colours, that stitched heart, the background of mason jars…
    Thanks so much for dreaming the embossible dream with the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH!


  9. Wow! This a great card using the bits and pieces from the card kit. The colors are lovely and the similarity between the background paper with the mason jars and hearts to the focal image is fantastic. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Retro Rubber.


  10. This is such a great card! I have this kit too! I really like how you have paired it with the papers, the one on the bottom half is giving me all the feels. Thanks for joining us this time over at Retro Rubber. Claire DT


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