Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day

I made an A2 sized card with the same braided edge as the card in my last post.  It is such a fun technique and truly is easier than it looks.  As a reminder, you can find the tutorial for this braided edge here

I used two adorable sets from Deedee's Digis on this card.  The heart basket and inside sentiment are from My Heart is Yours and the "Happy Valentine's Day!" sentiment is from Sending My Love.  In case you haven't heard, there's a sale in the Deedee's Digis store!  Valentine's Day/Love/Heart digis will be offered at 50% their regular prices throughout the month of February. All discounted sets are appropriately marked in the shop, and the reduced prices will automatically be calculated in your cart, so there's no need to do anything special to get the discount. If you've had your eye on any of these sets, now is a great time to stock up!

For the card base, I stamped a heart image randomly over the cardstock with Versamark and then used clear embossing powder over it.  I used the precolored basket image and fussy cut it. I ran a black copic marker around the cut edges.  I used a Versamarker pen over the hearts in the basket and embossed them with Sparkle embossing powder. The basket is popped up over the banner.  Lawn Fawn heart die cuts add some interest to the ends of the sentiment panel.  Red Stickles covers the hearts and the red dots in the patterned paper.

This card has some interior decorating as well.  I used the triangle end left from cutting the banner to decorate the panel and then added some die cut hearts for interest.  I used more Stickles for sparkle.

I hope you'll stop by Deedee's Digis, see the new sets and stock up on the Valentine's/Love sets.  After all, those we love need to hear "I love you" from us 365 days a year not just on Valentine's Day.  :)

Cardstock:  Bazzill (red), Georgia Pacific (white)
Patterned Paper:  Basic Grey (Blush), The Paper Studio (brown)
Stamps:  Deedee's Digis (Sending My Love, My Heart is Yours), Oriental Trading (open heart)
Ink:  Versamark
Tools/Embellishments:  Versamarker, Copic (100), Lawn Fawn die (Hearts), Stickles (Christmas Red, Star Dust), embossing powder (Hampton Arts Sparkle, SU Crystal Clear), Staedtler black pen

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Papertake Weekly - With a Heart
Cuttlebug Mania - A Touch of Red
Scrapbook Blessings Club Challenge #12 - Love is in the Air
V's Sweet Challenge #20 - Red, White and Pink
Inky Impressions Challenge #145 - For Someone Special
Catered Crop - Heart of the Matter
Going Gray with Scrap Creations - Valentine's Day
Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge #122 - Bingo (Diagonal from top left to bottom right - Pink, Heart, Red)
Just B Creative Crazy - Just Because (anything goes)

Thanks for stopping by today.  Please come back tomorrow when I'll have another set by Deedee's Digis to show you for my Word Art Wednesday card.


Dawn said...

A gorgeous card Stephanie! I love your braided edge! Thanks for visiting my blog too!
Dawn xx

NanaConnie said...

WOW, Steph! I love the brained edge on this card. Darling image and I love the sparkle on the hearts. What a fantastic design! :-D

Cristina said...

I loved your white card but this one I absolutely love it even more lol. Loving the colors, so V-Day. Thanks again for joining us.

Cristina DT

Kimbo said...

Another great love card. I really must try that edge technique. Thanks again for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Kerry said...

Love the hearts basket. Thank you for joining in with our Touch of Red challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

Karen Letchworth said...

Just darling, Stephanie. Thanks so much for sharing with us. I always LOVE seeing your amazing creations.
Big hugs,
V's Sweet Ideas

Marilyn's Cricut Crafts said...

LOVE the braided edge card! I need to try this technique. Thank you for sharing and joining us at Scrapbook Blessings Club! ~ Marilyn

Sandy Hentzel said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card ( I had to put it on the SBC blog as honorable mention) Congrats on top 3 pick for your other card too!
Thanks for playing along with Scrapbook Blessings Club. I hope you have a blessed day,
♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥
♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥

***Scrapbook Blessings Club DT Call ends 2/22/14***


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