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Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy {Hearts} Day to you all! I am sneaking this post in last minute to say I hope everyone's day was filled with love and to show off two of the Valentine's Day cards I made in the last 24 hours. The first, seen above, was for my son's paternal grandparents. I used an image from Mo's Digital Pencil Too that I bought this time last year and haven't used since. It's called Cupid in Love. I cut out just Cupid, leaving the heart part of the image out. For my layout I used sketch #101 from Inspirational Card Sketches. A rhinestone flourish here and a sponged sentiment there and I was done. I sent a couple of my chocolate chip cookie pops along with it and was told it was well received! :)

Card Supplies
Images: Cupid in Love (Mo's Digital Pencil Too); Be My Valentine Seal - 977F (Catslife Press)
Ink: printer; Gable Green (Stampin' Up);Tuxedo Black (Memento); Prismacolor Art Markers (207, 12, 170, 194, 4, 89, 90, 78, 201)
Paper: Real Red, So Saffron, Basic Black, and Pixie Pink card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); Kelly Panacci Valentine stack designer paper (K&Company)
Accessories: Classic Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders); pink rhinestone stickers - flourish and hearts (Recollections); Cuttlebug Love's In The Air embossing folder (Provocraft); 3D dots

The second card was for my son's father. We're friends, not just co-parents. So though we're not together any longer, we still exchange gifts at various holidays. We use the pretense that they are from Kayne, but I think it makes both of us happy to still be able to make the other smile. Better to have a "sort of" Valentine than none at all, right? lol The Luka images from La-La-Land Crafts have been irresistible to me lately, and I couldn't help but use the adorable Amour Luka again. I have been buying them as digis, but they are available in rubber as well. This time I turned to Sketch Saturday and #142 for my design. A metal charm, a Martha Stewart punch and some red pearls were my finishing touches.

Card Supplies
Images: Amour Luka (La-La-Land Crafts)
Ink: printer; Pretty in Pink (Stampin' Up); Prismacolor Art Markers (2017, 12, 201, 78, 4, 208, 8, 194, 192, 26, 27, 105, 103, 100)
Paper: Gable Green, Real Red, Barely Banana, and Basic Black card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); Kelly Panacci Valentine stack designer paper (K&Company)
Accessories: Classic Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Hugs & Kisses border punch (Martha Stewart); Berry Red adhesive pearls (Queen&Co); metal charm (Making Memories); black organdy ribbon (Stampin' Up); green ric rac (Wyla Inc); black wax thread; 3D dots

I made one more Valentine tonight and that one is for my parents. I will try to get that posted tomorrow. I have a busy week ahead of me.... A birthday card, another for an order for work, and two SSD design team cards! So be sure to check back to see what other mischief I've been up to! :)


Maya said...

Ohhh they are booth wonderful!
Love the first one beacause of the cake and the cupid ♥
And teh second one is also wonderful!
Thank you for joining us at SS,
hugs from Maya

Nicola said...

I agree both these cards are wonderful. Cute images especially the little cupid. Many thanks for joining us at ICS this week. Nicola xx

KimCreate said...

Both cards are great, Regan.

Jo said...

2 fab cards, and little Luka is so cute!
Thank you for joining in our sketch saturday challenge this week
Jo xx