Saturday, February 13, 2010

Happy "HEART" day

I love to use hearts on my creations all year long but I still love February when we celebrate Valentines Day and our hearts turn to the thoughts of "hearts"!
Gotta share some cards with you...
This card was created to go with a color challenge over at Core'dinations. LOVE the gray with the pink and red. While the hearts make this card work for Valentines Day, I picked the sentiment "happily ever after" so that it also fit for a wedding card.
You might have guessed already, I have another new Martha Stewart punch. This lacey heart is fun and it made the perfect accent for my card.
My crosshatch design was done with a Score-Pal tool and a great piece of Core'dinations cardstock.
The silhouette image on this card is a stamp by Art Declassified. I love the look of silhouette images and this one is perfect for a "love" theme. (unfortunately I discovered that Art Declassified has gone out of business so I can't see where you can get these silhouette stamps)
The coolest thing is all the image needed was to be stamped with black ink.
Notice my accent using a border punch. I punched it in black and in white and put those together.
The black flourish design is cut from a piece of g.c.d. studios patterned paper and a few rhinestones were added to the flourish to add a little bling.
I have shown you the above card before but since it fits my theme for today, I thought you would like to see it again. The design on the cardstock comes on this piece of Jenni Bowlin embossed Core'dinations. All it takes is a little sanding.
The patterned paper, the ribbon and the little calendar spot are all by Jillibean Soup. The calendar spots are a fun way to accent a card.
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And I just had to share another photo.
This is another one from our outing on a recent rain day.

Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

HAPPILY EVER AFTER card
Materials:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations

Heart punch – Martha Stewart
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Score-Pal tool
Sandpaper
Fiskars corner rounder punch
Rhinestones – Creative Impressions
Rub-on greeting – Making Memories

VINTAGE COUPLE card
Materials:
Cardstock –Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned papers – Black on White/Cosette Collection/g.c.d. studios
Silhouette couple stamp – Art Declassified
Versamark black stamp pad
Clear embossing powder – Stamp n Stuff
Border punch – Martha Stewart
Rhinestones – Mark Richards, Inc.
Corner punch – Papershapers/EK SuccessSandpaper


I ADORE YOU card
Materials:
Cardstock – Jenni Bowlin collection/Core’dinations
Patterned paper, ribbon and journaling sprout – Jillibean
Chalk stamp pads – Powder Puff/Quick Quotes
Rub-on words – Making MemoriesSandpaper

14 comments:

dstandard said...

Love it Linda! Got the punch!

Lydia said...

I adore the scoring that you did on your first card Linda, great job!! and I love the photo too! Was that taken under a drain spout, it looks really "wet"

TraceyT said...

Martha makes the BEST punches. Love all your cards today, esp. the one with the JenniB Coordinations. I just picked up that pkg last week.

ellen s. said...

love love those cards!

and the silhouette image is soo cool! love what you did with it.

Andrea Amu said...

Great cards! I love them all, and I agree the gray looks fab combined with the pink and red hearts on your first one!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Lindalou said...

There you go again...sending me off to Michael's. I just love that Martha Stewart heart punch. And what you did with it. That card is just perfect.

Laurie Marmon said...

Very clever with the border punches. Very nice cards

Desire Fourie said...

Loving this. Beautiful colours and great designs.
Hugs
Desire

scrappermimi said...

Every week I inspired by your use of CS...don't know how you do it!

Jen Martakis said...

That punch is gorgeous! LOVE your projects Linda!!!

I AM A Scrapaholic said...

Amazing cards!

Lynn

vtpuggirl said...

Adorable cards! I love hearts too!

Heidi Van Laar said...

These are stunning! You do such amazing things with your Core'dinations!

(-: Heidi

Renee Lamb said...

Beautiful cards Linda! Love that punch!