Little Ladybugs Are Meant to Be!

Meant to Be & Little Ladybugs Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Valentine's card by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyMEANT TO BE!  What do you think of these adorable little love bugs? The Ladybugs Dies, used to quickly crop the stamped ladybug images, are part of the Stampin’ Up! Coordination Product limited release and available for purchase NOW!  You can read all about the Coordination Product Limited Release on my blog page here

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Begin with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Whisper White Thick card stock. 

Use a die-cutting and embossing machine to crop the Stitched Be Mine scalloped heart from the center of a 3 3/4 x 5 1/4 piece of Whisper White card stock.  

Crop the heart a 2nd time from a piece of Real Red card stock.  

Slide into the negative space of the Whisper White piece and adhere to the backside with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Meant to Be & Little Ladybugs Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Valentine's card by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use the scalloped edge die (Stitched Be Mine Dies) to crop two 5 1/4 x 1 pieces of Real Red cardstock.  

Adhere to the sides of the Whisper White card stock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  

Use a Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment (Meant to Be) in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of the card base, approximately 2 5/8″ up from the bottom. 

Adhere the stitched heart/whisper white piece to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Meant to Be & Little Ladybugs Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Valentine's card by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyUse the Stamparatus to stamp the two ladybugs (Little Ladybugs) in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto a piece of Whisper White thick cardstock.  

Crop with the coordinating dies (Ladybugs).

Color with the following Stampin’ Blends: Light & Dark Cherry Cobbler, Light & Dark Smoky Slate, Dark Basic Black, Ivory.

Adhere to the card as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

POP OF PERSONALITY!  Add Red Rhinestones as shown. 

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  1. Judy Ernst-Hopp

    So cute MARY, as is always so!

  2. Oh MsMary,such sweet little bugs ,I love there expressions ♥️♥️And the heart, love it ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️
    Hugs Frenchie

  3. What a cute card, Mary! It really brings a smile to my heart!

  4. This card is adorable. Love the ladybug set.

  5. Deborah Vanderpool

    Adorable card! Which stamp set did you use for the “Meant to be” sentiment?

  6. I love these little bugs and how you’ve perfectly fit them inside this heart! Such an adorable project!

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