Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Is it too early for Valentines cards???

I just LOVE the sketch for this week at the CPS blog and since I need to STOP making Christmas cards, I figured the next move should be a LOVE themed card.
I so love this birdie patterned paper by Pink Paislee so since this was a scrap sitting on my scrapping table, I decided it was going to fit my theme just fine and maybe that is because it is red!!!
Take a good look at a couple of the buttons in my little row of buttons, the 4th one and the 7th one from the end. I glued my buttons in place because I didn't want to hand sew this many buttons and then as an added accent, I used Tulip's Diamond Glitter 3-D Fashion Paint and gave these two buttons a coat of the glitter. I just love the amount of sparkle that this Paint adds when it is dry. The last little piece of interest is a heart shaped button that has a white string tied in it.
Now for a layout with a little cutie on it.
I find that there isn't anything much cuter then a photo of a little boy in jeans taken from the back! This is one of my grandsons during the time when he was just learning to walk. LOVE the look. I created my accent on my layout by stamping an entire set of alphabet stamps on a piece of plain white paper.
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)
BE MINE VALENTINE card
Materials:
Cardstock
Patterned paper and sticker letters – Pink Paislee
Scallop circle punch and circle punch- Marvy
Tonic Paper Distresser
Rub-on letters – Making Memories
Various buttons
Machine sewing
Glitter Fabric 3-D Dimensional paint - Tulip
HE RUNS layout
Materials:
Paper Salon papers and stamps

16 comments:

  1. He Runs...lol he runs fast i can see...lol.

    great LO

    valentine will be here and gone before you know it.

    wishing you a very Happy New Year.

    chriss x

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  2. I absolutely {heart} your valentines day card! What a sweet LO too! Happy New Year!

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  3. never too early for Vday cards... !! beautiful works!! happy New Year!

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  4. Cute card!!! It's never early for them!!!!

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  5. Adorable Valentine! I love the row of buttons with a single heart!
    Love the LO too. The simplicity of just the alphabet stamps as an embellishment is wonderful...the very cute pic doesn't hurt either! (-:

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  6. Love the card and the layout! How precious is that???!!!

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  7. Not too early at all, I just got out some vintage Valentine images myself.
    Cute card & Happy New Year!

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  8. I just love that card Linda-I agree, it's good to see something other than Christmas isn't it????

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  9. Hello Linda Your card is very cute to. I love al the buttons. Wonderful card. Hugs Marja

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  10. Oowww.. you can't never be early enough with Valentines Cards!!! Love how your card turned out.. especially with the glitters on the button!! HAPPY NEW YEAR! XOXO

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  11. Hi Linda! Your take on the CPS sketch is awesome. I love the buttons across the front. What a great idea! I think we're all getting into the Valentine spirit these days. It's fun and cheerful, so I'm loving it!

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  12. These are both really great Linda! Happy New Year and I sure will miss all your great Christmas cards until next year!

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  13. What a fun layout!!!! Great card too!

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  14. Adorable lo and I love that card, I too need to STOP with the Christmas theme.. but it's so hard, lol.

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  15. What a fun layout...and I love the papers and buttons you've used!! Wonderful Valentine, Linda!!

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  16. Adorable valentine card, I love the fact that the only heart on it is the button - very cute!! As for the layout - so gorgeous, I love those photos too :)

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