TTTC051 | Dotty Heart | Team O

I am very happy to share this project which is my first card on the design team for Tic Tac Toe Challenge. It’s a weekly challenge, though I’ll be sharing alternate weeks with Team O whilst Team X provides inspiration for the other weeks.

From the tic tac toe board shown above I decided to use the left-hand column: hearts, polka dots and red.

I started with a panel of white card trimmed to be just smaller than a card front. I masked off with a piece of scrap paper from which I had die cut a heart, then lay the Catherine Pooler Scattered Circles stencil over the mask. I used Altenew Ruby Red ink to blend through the stencil. The spacing between the dots was larger than I wanted, so I moved the stencil a few times and blended again until I got the look I was after.

In order to help the heart stand out better from the background I decided to do some more inking. I removed my original mask and covered the stenciled heart with the die cut scrap paper heart. I very lightly brushed on Catherine Pooler’s Twilight ink to create a subtle halo around the heart.

I hope you found this inspiring! Be sure to visit the other DT posts, below, for more inspiration, and we hope you’ll come to play along with us.


Lady Joyful

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Challenges included:

Allsorts Challenge – Add A Heart

CAS Mix-Up – Stencil From Die Cuts (the heart stencil)

CASology – Sweetheart

Classic Design Challenge – Anything Goes

Creatalicious Challenges – Anything Goes and Optional: Hearts

Double D Challenge – Hearts

Incy Wincy Designs – Love

Kat Scrappiness Challenge – Hearts

Moving Along With The Times – No Image

Papercraft Challenge – Valentine’s/Love

SheepSki Designs – Hearts and/or Flowers

Sweet Stampin’ – All You Need Is Love

The House That Stamps Built – Hearts

Tic Tac Toe Challenge – Tic Tac Toe board, left column



Check out what the rest of the Team O made:

Charlotte (that’s me!)





13 thoughts on “TTTC051 | Dotty Heart | Team O

  1. Very pretty design. Thanks for sharing it with us at Double D Challenge Blog.We hope you will join us for future challenges.
    DD DT


  2. A really great heart, so different and a super CAS card. Thank you for joining our ‘At least one heart’ at Allsorts.

    Kath x


  3. A really super CAS creation, many thanks for sharing and joining in our ‘Add a Heart’ theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x


  4. Your dotty heart is so sweet, Charlotte! Great way to layer a stencil over another stencil that’s been made with a die! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!


  5. Such a pretty technique. The heart stands out beautifully. Congrats on your new DT! Thank you for sharing with us this month at Papercraft Business Challenges.


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