A is for Aperture
Topic: A to Z round 2
I am making about 40 of these valentine cards so needed something simple but elegant. The text and the large heart are printed on the center panel of a cardstock divided into thirds. Then with the right panel folded inside the red large red heart is cut out of both layers with a craft knife.
With the card completely folded, the removed red heart is then glued to the inside, aligning carefully with the aperture.
Before gluing the two aperture parts together a strand of stretchy nylon beading cord is glued in place at the top and bottom. Closing the glued parts sandwiches the ends, thus hiding them.
Two smaller red hearts are glued back to back on either side of this stretchy cord.
Before mailing the card the suspended hearts are twisted round and round on their cord and the card closed.
When the recipient gets the card and reads the front "In Our Hearts" they open the card which sets the hearts spinning in the aperture and they read the larger inside heart "You Are Loved".
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