Happy Valentine's Day and Sweet William Flower Tutorial

Hi friends.  Bonnie here from Make Time to Craft.  Today I have a pretty Valentine's Day heart shaped card for you featuring some fantastic dies from Cheery Lynn Designs.

The Heart to Heart Lacy Doily is one of my favorites!!  Lots of different sizes included with this set and the design is fantastic.  I cut my card base with the largest solid heart die.  Remember to position the top fold so it just sits a bit below the cut lines on each side to maintain a top fold for the card.  I also trimmed the bottom flat a bit so the card would stand for photos. 

After adding some different colors and sizes of the lacy heart doily along with the sentiment, I embellished with several Sweet William flowers in different sizes.  Love these flowers!  The beautiful double-loop, double-layer bow was made with hot pink delicate stitched satin from Really Reasonable Ribbon on my Bow-it-All V2.0 Tool.

For all the details on how I created my Sweet William flowers for this card, please view my video below.

If you enjoyed this video, please click on the YouTube icon (below right on the video screen above) and subscribe to my YouTube channel because I'll have some more Cheery Lynn designs flower making tutorials coming up in the upcoming months.

Cheery Lynn Designs Dies used:
Build a Flower Emb #2  B188 (for green flower bases)

I hope you will all play along with the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge #168 - Sweethearts theme.  One lucky winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to Cheery Lynn Designs.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  For more information on this card and some other great creations using Cheery Lynn Designs Dies, hop over and visit my Make Time to Craft Blog.  Be sure to leave a comment before you go.  I'd love to hear from you.


  1. A beautiful Sweethearts card Bonnie and your video is a super demo on the Sweet William Strip.
    Julie xx

  2. Fantastic card and the video is great.

  3. I am totally speechless Bonnie. This card is absolutely GORGEOUS! Fantastic video showing how you put this together too.

  4. OMGosh what a wonderful project. I super love the tutorial...I'll be making flowers today for sure!!! I'm so jealous of how you die cuts turn out s perfectly!!! And that bow?? Don't even get me started! LOVE everything about it : )

  5. What a stunning project! It is so feminine and pretty with all those lovely layered die cuts. I really appreciated Bonnie's video, too...make it so easy to see how to make one of these myself. And that bow is scrumptious!

  6. I can see why this a favorite for you. It's stunning, and you did an amazing job with it. You would be such a perfect fit for this DT, and I can't wait to see your future projects. Thanks for inspiring and aweing us all!

  7. Those flowers stunning! I love the video tutorial! All of the die cutting on this card makes it so feminine and pretty.

  8. This is gorgeous. Love those flowers.

  9. I love your bow! Do u have a tutorial ? Beautiful card.

  10. stunning card your bow is just so perfect would love to make bows like yours just gorgeous !


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