Home is Where the Heart is Card

By  Jolene Johnston 

size: 4"x5-1/2"

  • Home is Where the Heart is Card


  • Red textured card, 4”x5-1/2”
  • Paperbilities Cardstock: White, Green
  • My Mind’s Eye Love Me Collection Stamped Paper


  • myStamp BOX Stamp Sets: Lovely Houses, No Place Like Home, Wishing You Sunshine
  • Ink Pads: Clearsnap ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Rouge, Lipstick; Ranger Archival Jet Black; Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Spun Sugar, Barn Door
  • Marvy Uchida LePlume II Red Watercolor Marker
  • American Crafts Black Slick Writer
  • Prismacolor Colored Pencils
  • Odorless mineral spirits
  • Paper blending stumps
  • Ranger Stickles Christmas Red Glitter Glue
  • Adhesives: 3M Scotch Brand ATG Gold Tape Runner, Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, sponge dauber
  • 1. Trim panel of Stamped paper slightly smaller than card front; sponge edges with Rouge and Lipstick inks.
  • 2. Draw hill shape onto Green cardstock using Slick Writer; hill should span Stamped paper panel. Cut out image; adhere to base of paper panel. Sponge sides and bottom of hill with Jet Black ink. Adhere panel to card.
  • 3. Stamp Jet Black house image onto White cardstock. Using photo as guide, color and shade image using colored pencils. Dampen tip of paper blending stump with odorless mineral spirits; blend pigment within image. Let dry. Detail cut image and adhere to left side of card.
  • 4. Stamp, color, and hand-cut tiny heart images in same way. Adhere to card above chimney. Accent hearts with glitter glue; let dry.
  • 5. Ink dotted cloud stamp with Spun Sugar ink; blot center slightly. Ink edges of stamp Barn Door. Stamp cloud onto White cardstock. Stamp Jet Black sentiment onto cloud. Outline cloud with Slick Writer. Detail cut cloud; adhere to card as shown.