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Apron of Love Swap Card for My Southern Belles Group

As soon as I saw that the Apron of Love stamp set would be carried over to the new annual catalog, I ordered it.  I had been on the fence about it.  I think it could be great for so many things:  mother, father, cookout party invitations, cooking of all kinds, even art.  I made a card about stamping!

Apron of Love stamping card by Jo Anne Hewins

I love it!  Did you notice the new In Colors in the pocket?  That's something all of the stamping world is excited about!

Start with a card base of Night of Navy measuring 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.  Fold at 4 1/4.  The patterned paper is new.  It comes from the Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper and is cut 4 x 5 1/4.  The navy paper is from the Tutti Frutti Designer Series Paper.  It measures 1 1/2 x 5 1/4.

The Layering Circle Framelits were used to cut out the fig circle.  It comes from the Tutti Frutti paper, too.

Cut the apron using the Apron Builder Framelits out of the Night of Navy cardstock.  Make a pocket for the apron by using the Stitched Shapes smallest squares.  Just trim a little off the top.  Put glue around the three edges and adhere.  Cut strips of the new In Colors about 1/4 inch wide and 1/2 inch long.  Our new colors are Color Me Clover, Grapefruit Grove, Blueberry Bushel, Lovely Lipstick, and Pineapple Punch.  They are such lovely bright colors.  You will love them.  Cut scissors with the die in the Apron Builder dies.  Use the Silver Foil Sheets for this.  Add a little glue and stick them in the pocket, too.

Stamp the I heart stamping with Whisper White Pigment ink on Night of Navy cardstock.  Trim around it and add to the top of the apron like a little patch.

Cut out the neck string and the side strings with the Apron Builder dies from Night of Navy.  I attached these with the Mini Stampin' Dimensionals.  Add a few more dimensionals and attach to the card.

Apron of Love close up of the apron stamping card by Jo Anne Hewins

Here's the inside of the card.

Apron of Love inside of card by Jo Anne Hewins 

The sentiment on the inside is from the Apron of Love stamp set.  Add a few of the scissor stamps.  I also added more of the strips of the new In Colors.

Apron of Love stamping card by Jo Anne Hewins for Luv 2 Create

I thought this card was really cute.  It took a little time with all of the pieces, but really wasn't that hard.  It was fun!

Apron of Love card by Jo Anne Hewins

Thanks so much for sharing in my post today.  I hope you liked it.  The Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper will be available on June 1st as will be the new In Colors.  This is such an exciting time for stampers!  The rest of the supplies will be listed below.  I will also point out that the Apron of Love Bundle with a 10% savings will only be available until May 31st.  After that you can purchase them separately.  I would love for you to let me be your demonstrator.  The list below links to my online store.

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