3D Valentine Heart


  • Heartfelt Creations Timeless Amour Paper Collection (HCDP1 228)
  • Cream cardstock


  • Spellbinders Grand Calibur Die-Cutting System
  • Heartfelt Creations PreCut Stamp Sets: Passage To My Heart (HCP 3506), Timeless Sentiments (HCPC 3509), Mini Vintage Floret (HCPC 3502)
  • Heartfelt Creations Dies: Vintage Floret (HCD 727), Timeless Amour (HCD 728)
  • Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
  • Dark brown dye ink pad
  • Markers: pink, green
  • Crystal ultra-fine glitter
  • McGill Paper Blossoms Tools: Molding Mat (159223), Tool Kit (459222)
  • Art Institute Glitter Products: Metal Glue Tip (352854), Designer Dries Clear Glue (159723)
  • Adhesives: Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Paper Glue, glue gun and glue sticks

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, small alligator clips, sponge dauber



  • 1. Size is 7”x5”.


  • 1. Cut 7”x5” panel from corner of floral Timeless Amour paper, cutting corner that features faded shutter image. Distress and sponge panel edges with dark brown ink.
  • 2. Stamp brown sentiment at center right of panel.
  • 3. Stamp dark brown flourish heart image onto cream cardstock; trace swirl lines with pink marker and color background leaves green. Die cut image.
  • 4. To create rosebud and leaves, follow step-by-step tutorial at: http://youtu.be/wF0ka1vdK7Q.
  • 5. Die cut five decorative hearts from dark burgundy Timeless Amour paper; fold each heart in half with burgundy side to center. To create dimensional 3D heart effect, view video at: http://youtu.be/NvaBTCCSXF4.
  • 6. Fit Designer Dries Clear glue bottle with metal tip; accent stamped heart image, rosebud and leaves, and background paper as desired with glue, then sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.
  • 7. Assemble card as shown in photo, gluing dimensional heart pop-up over stamped heart.


  • 1. Use a fast-drying liquid glue to adhere heart pieces together for 3D embellishment; use small alligator clips to clamp pieces together while drying.
by Emma Lou Beechy for Heartfelt Creations
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