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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Sweet Valentine

I have less than a month to make Valentine Day cards, so I thought I better get cracking on them!!  If nothing else, I needed one for my husband.....since Valentine's Day is also our wedding anniversary!  Yep, you heard it...we must have been crazy!  It's nearly impossible for us to celebrate our anniversary by going out to dinner on the actual date, because every other couple in the world is trying to do the same with their significant other!!  We usually just wait & go a few days later.  Anyway, I thought I would try to challenge myself to make a card almost entirely white, or close to it.  This was very stressful for me, but I wanted to try new things this year, and I actually ended up liking what I did.  The white panel in the back was embossed with Cuttlebug's Decorate Tile folder.  The second smaller panel was embossed with Sizzix folder..don't know the name. I put some double-sided foam tape in between the two to make the card have some dimension.  The heart was cut using Spellbinder's Vines of Passion, ( I just bought it for myself this year after seeing it on someone's blog) and I framed it with Spellbinder's Lace Doily Motif die, and popped that layer up also with some pop dots. Then I just added some white pearls on the heart, some red ones on the doily, and added my sentiment "Sweet Valentine" from My Creative Time's Teeny Tiny Tag set.  Thanks for stopping by to take a peek!


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12 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is beautiful Patty.

gr karin

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Wow, I love that heart! Gorgeous card. Happy Anniversary!

Thanks for linking to our White as Snow challenge at Cut it Up!
Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Creative M said...

Absolutely Beautiful!!!
Awesome job!!
Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Susie Craft Happy! said...

Lovely card! Love the embossing! The heart in the middle really add a nice accent.

Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenges!

Susie

Monika/Buzsy said...

Very pretty! Love the white and red layers and the dry embossing. That heart is lovely!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Patty, so pretty, I love the embossing folder you'e used.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Mandy xx

crafty-stamper said...

Happy Anniversary for next month-and love your beautiful card the embossing and dies are gorgeous -thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
Carol DT x

Cindy van Oorschot said...

A very pretty valentine. Love the embossing folder and the cut work. Thanks for sharing with us at Wags 'n Whiskers Stamps.
Cindy DT

Carolyn Cochran said...

Wow the LOVE is oozing out of this great card! Thanks for playing with us at Southern Girls challenge!
Carolyn, DT

Karen said...

This is really beautiful! Thanks for playing along at Cut It Up Challenges! :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

fiona walker said...

A great valentines card thanks for joining our challenge this month at challenges 4 everybody.
Hugs
fiona dt.x

Amy Heffernan said...

Lovely monochromatic creation. Thanks for playing along at Southern Girls Challenge!
~ DT Amy (CraftNerd)~