Saturday, February 1, 2014

Love you! A Valentine card

I've created another Valentine card today (just one more to go!).  This one is entered in 3 challenges.
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ColourQ - CQC #226

City Crafter Challenge - CCCB Week 196 Love Story -  Include a Valentine theme or the word Story

CAS-ual Fridays - Over The Edge, CFC127

I used heat embossing, stamping and stitching to create this card.

Oh, this one was fun.  Actually, it was fun once I figured out where to use each color.  The first attempt ended up in the waste basket.  :(

I'm usually not a big fan of the color pink.  But I was really drawn to the color challenge at ColourQ.  I'm so glad I gave it a try!   I heat embossed first, then stamped the solid images.  Next the stitching, then the sentiment banner.  Oh, and a bit of sponging around the edges of the focal panel.

Thanks for stopping by to take a look!







Supply list ~
Card stock: kraft (PTI), primrose petals (SU)
Ink: blushing bride, pink pirouette, primrose petals, crumb cake (SU), versamark
Stamps: stitches & swirls, solid stitches & swirls
Other: white embossing powder (SU), thread, sewing machine

13 comments:

  1. Absolutely precious!Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!

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  2. Fantastic card, Susie!!! LOVE how the white pops on the kraft background and then the soft colors... brilliant!
    Thank you so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Sylvia xx

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  3. Absolutely amazing!! Love this ... Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  4. Beautiful card!! Thanks so much for playing along this week at CCCB :-)

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  5. What a great background you've created! Thanks for playing along with the ColourQ this week!

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  6. Gorgeous! Love what you did to the paper, it's beautiful!

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  7. So pretty..love it! Thanks so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays !

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  8. Susie, this is so pretty! Glad you didn't give up on your card. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  9. Your card is so beautiful, Susie! Just love it.

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  10. Beautiful - love the crisp stamping over the kraft and the stitching really compliments the stamps! Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

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