Lovestruck Valentine Layout 12x12 Double Layout

Edit: This project won Bitten by the Bug's Project of the Week Award!

This layout was created for the Bitten by the Bug 2 Hearts Challenge to use at least two cuts from the Cricut Lovestruck cartridge; the Made by Momo Tuesday Challenge to use the colors black, white and hot pink and at least one heart image; and the Crafting with Christina Valentine Day Project to create a Valentines Day Project that was not a card.

Lovestuck is one of my favorite cartridges but the cuts are so intricate that it can definitely be a challenge to work with. I went through more cardstock than I would like to attempt in order to find the right speed, pressure and size to make these cuts work. In the end, I found that the intricate cuts worked best when I lowered my pressure to four and my speed to one.

This is a 12"x12" layout with two 4"x6" photo mats. The lettering is from the Storybook cartridge and cut at 2". This is probably my favorite font. It's so beautiful and surprisingly versatile.

The "word heart" is cut a 6" and the "heart within a heart" is cut a 7.75"...

...the cupid was cute at 5" and the rose was cut at 6".


The envelope was cut from the Wild Card cartridge at 4.5" and the liner was embossed with the Sizzix Love Set embossing folder. The "heart silhouette" was cut at 3.75" and the "cameo heart" was cut and 3.5".

As usual, the lettering and most cuts are popped up on foam to add dimension.

Products used:
Cricut cartridges: Lovestruck, Storybook, Wild Card
Sizzix Embossing Folder: Love Set
Paper: K&Company: Kelly Panacci Valentine and Recollections cardstock



Shelly said...

Oh wow! Beautiful!

February 6, 2011 at 8:25 PM
Krafty Kim said...

I really like how you used this layout. The colors turned out awesome. I'm your newest follower.

February 6, 2011 at 9:36 PM
Maria Elena said...

OMG your LO is unique and beautiful... great papers and details. Your Blog is super cute !
Thanks for playing this week at CWC
Have a great Monday ;-)
Maria Elena - CWC Guest DT

February 7, 2011 at 11:02 AM
Jillian said...

Hi there! I am happy to be your newest follower! I found your blog through Momo's challenge. Love your project - adorable!


February 7, 2011 at 7:27 PM
Savahanna said...

Oh my this LO is absolutely GORGEOUS! I am now a follower I love your work. You are amazingly creative

February 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM
Ive_Boricua_Girl said...

Super cute... your layout... adorable... love it...

Thanks for playing with us at CWC..


February 8, 2011 at 10:15 PM
Heather said...

Ahhh, yes. I lowered my speed, too. It was a time consuming layout. LOL! This is just gorgeous! There are so many beautiful details. Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2.

February 10, 2011 at 1:44 PM
CricutLvr!! said...

Gorgeous l.o. Love all the black and pink! Love all the detail and work you put into it!
Thanks for joining us at CWC and good luck!

February 10, 2011 at 8:32 PM
SherriB said...

Now I'm your newest follower - ha ha! You sure do some beautiful work. My favorite color combination is black and pink and your designs, as intricate as they are, were cut so nicely. Keep up the awesome work and keep adding more inspiration for me. Have a very Happy Valentine's Day!!!

February 12, 2011 at 8:55 AM
Flamenco92627 said...

Beautiful LO Faith-Abigail! I love the two toned letters.

February 17, 2011 at 6:20 PM
Kathie said...

Found you from BBTB2 and now I'm your newest follower!! LOL. I have that cart too but it has never done anything that awesome must be defective. Absolutely stunning.

February 18, 2011 at 8:10 PM
Crafting with Faith said...

Congrats on winning the Bitten By the Bug 2 Challenge! You deserve it...this layout is Awesome!

February 19, 2011 at 1:14 AM
lisacustomscrapbooking said...

Amazing! I Love It!

March 16, 2012 at 4:52 PM

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Hi, my name is Faith Abigail and I enjoy all forms of paper crafting. This blog features the cards, scrapbook layouts, mini-albums and 3D projects that I have created.