Monday, February 13, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

Popping in with a quick post to share a valentine's card I made to play along with the current Lawnscaping Challenge.  I also made this card to give my grandmother for Valentine's Day.  She is in the hospital this week due to surgery she had on Sunday.  I am hoping she recovers quickly.


Here are the inspiration photos for this weeks challenge.  Although it's kind of small to see I recreated the hanging hearts that are at the top.


I clear embossed the hearts of teeny tiny backdrops on white cardstock then created the gradient using spun sugar, worn lipstick & festive berries distress inks.  The sentiment is embossed with red Zing embossing powder on vellum (it actually embossed better on vellum than regular cardsock, go figure).  I cut the small and large hearts using Papertrey Ink dies, and then free handed the middle size heart to fit between them. Finishing touch of red stickles & drawn red frame to finish it off.  I hope you all have a happy Valentine's day tomorrow.  I will be back tomorrow to share the card I made for my hubby! :)

Thanks for stopping by!

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7 comments:

  1. Very VERY cute. Love the gradient of red and the stickles around the heart! :)

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  2. um...ridiculously cute! LOVE the background!! wow!

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  3. Soooo cute, Chari! That gradient background looks so awesome! :) I hope you and your guy had a great Valentine's day yesterday. Oh, and I sure hope your grandmother is feeling and good and recovering quickly!

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  4. Chari.....this is sooo sweet, love the hearts hanging, great idea!!

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  5. This is an absolutely GORGEOUS card and the gradient on your distress inks is FLAWLESS! Seriously, you NEED to do a video on this technique. I love distress inks, but I hardly ever use them because I can't seem to get this kind of smooth variegation. Love how you did it. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  6. Wow! I love the gradient background, it's really smooth and gorgeous!

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  7. Gorgeous card. The background is amazing :)

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