Be My Valentine

Monday, February 10, 2014


Happy Monday

and

Pink Elephant Day!




This week is a theme challenge:

Happy Valentine's Day

We are down to the wire for completing all those Valentine cards and projects!

Here is my inspirational card:

 SPIES:
STAMPS:  Image (My Favorite Things); Sentiment (Taylored Expressions).
PAPER: Fushcia, white cardstock; DP - homemade patterned paper.
INK: Lady Rose (Memento); Copics.
EXTRAS: Heart punch (EK Success); Label (Taylored Expressions); Plastic heart stickers; pink heart gems.

I did some paper piecing again.  I pieced the dress on the image with the same patterned paper as the foreground paper.  Last week I tried a new technique --- the shaving cream technique.  I love the results I got!  I got about four small rectangles and about four small tags out of it!  I used rainbow colors and so I had a great piece with lots of reds and pinks.  If you haven't tried this technique before, you can see a tutorial here.

 For Following Challenges:







So stop by The Pink Elephant Challenge, check out the other DT projects, leave them some blog luv and then share your Valentines with us!


Valentine Blessings!


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12 comments :

Sharla said...

Well, your shaving cream technique turned out perfectly and how fun to piece her dress with that lovely paper!! Great take on the sketch, so glad you joined us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun, hope you join us again!

sharla~dt :)

Janice said...

Love this, now I must try the shaving cream technique.

Alycia said...

Such a sweet card! Can't wait to try that technique. :) -Alycia

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Gorgeous card love the effect of the shaving cream have been meaning to try this so will have to get hubby's shaving foam out. Thank you for joining us over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck and we hope to see you again next time. Alison xx

Ginger said...

Such a sweet card! Great job!

Monika Reeck said...

Love the dress of the girl and the BG Paper...lovely valentine card and cute Image...beautifully done...I see your card on Freshly made sketches...if you like to see mine it is #132..have a great day...

kadie said...

Cute cute cute! Love the bright colors, Nance!

Jessi Fogan said...

I love the embossing on the swirled paper - definitely going to have to play with that today!

Leslie Hanna said...

I love Shaving Cream backgrounds! Only problem is finding actual shaving cream these days. You mostly see gels. :(

Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Susan Kennedy said...

This is adorable!! Love the sketch you used. Love your paper piecing too!! LOVE this!!! Its fantastic!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Scrap A Thousand Words}

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

wow totally fabulous the paperpiecing you have done on this image!!! Love the bright pink you have used!!!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2014/02/woooow-celebration-in-order-its-500.html

Larelyn said...

Such a sweet image and precious card! thanks for sharing at OMCF.
Hugs,
Larelyn

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