Two more Valentine’s

Feeling Sketchy got me started on this first Valentine. I knew I wanted to use a combination of hearts and flowers so I started with my pink scrap drawer and found this great background along with hot pink ticket stubs for the border. I got into my container of leaves and picked 3 in dark […]

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Valentine Otter

The “Hey love” stamp set, embossing folder, and card die are all by Stampin’ Up!. When I saw this little guy I knew I wanted to make a Valentine for my daughter. We love to watch the otters swim and play at the aquarium and the zoo. I stamped the image on a blue scallop […]

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Birthday & Valentine

Not sure why but when I saw this sketch on My Favorite Things, I thought of the Swirly Bird Dies from Stampin’ Up!. The Color Throwdown challenge helped with the Valentine theme choice by calling for us to use shades of grey and red. I used a clear vellum white paint spattered background and added […]

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Masculine Valentine & Ice Skating Inchie Art

Lots of embossed texture and dies going on with this card! when I saw the sketch at the paper players, I immediately saw a Valentine. I have these “new to me” heart dies from a friend that look like conversation heart candies. I die cut them in red and white and did the same with […]

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Purple Heart Valentine

Card for a Purple Heart Marine: Maj. Bill White This card is for a 104 year old marine by the name of Maj. Bill White. I watched the video: (Link) and he is requesting Valentine’s cards to be sent to him from around the world, so I’m mailing mine from Virginia. I used Stampin’ Up’s […]

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OLC Penguin Valentine & Bare Tree Inchie

Okay soooo it looks like a child made it, but I’m embracing my effort! I masked my penguin so he would sit on the iceberg and stenciled a heart around him. I kept messing with the heart trying to get the thickness right and well…my sister will appreciate the effort and the sentiment since when […]

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Twofer Heart Cards

I’m glad to be getting some Valentine’s cards made thanks to several amazing challenge blogs. I saw the new “Feeling sketchy” design and the “hearts” theme request from the Twofer’s challenge, and decided on my heart Sizzix die. First I used hot pink and kept the die cut and the negative to use for both […]

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Valentine’s Sketch Challenges

Atlantic heart sketch got me started with sketch #351. I started with random Valentine colors and ended up with these four die cuts from Papertrey Ink. The Valentine’s sentiment was actually a clearance item tag from target with a new bow. My second card sketch is from Tuesday morning Sketches: I made a child’s valentine […]

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