Archive for the ‘Valentine’s Day’ Category

PostDateIcon February 13th, 2013 | No Comments

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day Crafty Friends! I hope you are all having a wonderful day and getting some crafting done. I have some exciting news to share with you! Mary at Cards Tv has decided to change one of her challenge types. Cricut Cardz Challenge (CCC) will now officially be CRAFTY CARDZ CHALLENGE (CCC)! That means all of you who have Big Shots, Cuttlebugs, Cricuts, Cameos, SVG files, MTC, SCAL, Stamps, Digi Stamps, Stickers, etc. Will be able to participate in our CARD challenges!! Now that’s awesome news! So please join us in this new challenge!

Crafty Cardz Challenge #125 “Critter Cuties”
Make a Valentine card with a critter

You can check out my card below. I decided to make a shape card using my Gypsy and the Create a Critter cartridge. The stamped sentiment is from the Pink By Design, Be Mine set.

I used rhinestones, pink chalk & polka dot embossing to embellish my adorable card. This card is just under 4 inches tall.

You could say no to that sweet face?

Thank you so much for the comments on my last post. I really appreciate you stopping by my blog and checking out my cards. I hope you join us at Cardz Tv for this sweet Valentine challenge! Have a fabulous week and I can’t wait to see your Critter Valentine’s!

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PostDateIcon January 30th, 2013 | No Comments

Happy New Year Crafty Friends! Here we are as January is about to pass us by. I hope everyone had a good month. I had a great month! January 18th was my birthday and Kris & I celebrated with a nice dinner out. I also received some lovely gifts. One of the gifts from my boyfriend was Project Life page protectors. I’m really excited to be doing this project and will be sure to share some pages with you all.

Now let’s get ready to make some Valentine’s Day cards! Check out my card below, I used the Sweethearts cartridge.

Challenge #124 : Jan 30th “Be My Valentine” Make a round or square Valentine’s card using the card feature from any cartridge(s).

Cricut Sweethearts Cartridge, Polka dots

I kept it sweet and simple.

I think this card would be perfect to give to your Sweetheart for Valentine’s Day. I hope you join us at CardzTv for this sweet challenge!

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PostDateIcon February 1st, 2012 | No Comments

Happy February Crafty Friends! It’s time to start making Valentine’s cards for your loved ones! Today is Cricut Cardz Challenge #101. The theme this week is, “Be My Valentine!”. All you gotta do is make a card for Valentine’s Day, using any cartridge(s) and using any colors you’d like. You’ll definitely want to enter because there is a fun prize that goes to one random winner! Alright here’s my Valentine’s card, I hope you like!

I used Create A Critter to cut the little turtle. Isn't she the cutest?!

This is the perfect Valentine's card for that extra special someone!

 

Supplies:

Here are some of the supplies for this project. Items not shown - Create a Critter cartridge, Recollections cardstock and All Season Stack.

Thank you so much for taking the time to come by! I look forward to seeing all your fabulous Valentine cards!

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PostDateIcon February 28th, 2011 | No Comments

Hello Crafty Friends! Welcome to my new website! I’m so excited to have a new beautiful blog to share my creative projects with you all. I want to thank my boyfriend Kris for building me this site and making it look even more awesome than I imagined. Thank you so much and I love you Babe!

If you are not already following my blog, please follow using Google Friend Connect or NetworkedBlogs. If you previously subscribed by email, please subscribe again using the link in the sidebar. Thank you so much. I really appreciate all your support and comments!!! You all mean a lot to me.

Ok, now on to the card. The card below is the Valentine’s card I made for Kris. To make this card I used my Cricut, Create A Critter and Everyday Paper Dolls cartridges. To embellish the card I used, my Swiss Dots embossing folder, chalks, Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Copic markers, cotton and hemp cord. The stamped sentiment is from the Be Mine set from Pink By Design. Be sure to check out Sarah’s stamps, they are awesome and this set is perfect for anytime of the year. I really love this card and so did Kris!! I hope you love it too!

Card Measures 5 x 7

I love the campfire from Create-A-Critter. He's just so cute!

Smokin hot marshmallows! I used cotton to create the look of smoke.

Thanks for taking the time to look at my card and for leaving me such sweet comments! Your comments always bring a smile to my face and I am so grateful for all your support.

If you would like to see a detailed description of how I made this card please click here to watch my YouTube video. Don’t forget to follow my blog using one or both options in the side bar. Have a great Monday!

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PostDateIcon February 9th, 2010 | No Comments

Here are my romantic and vintage Valentine tags. I’m really happy with how they turned out.  Click here to checkout the video if you’d like to know what supplies I used to make them.

Small Butterfly Tag

Bird with Hearts tag.

Swirls with Lollipop Flower Tag

Lollipop flower with antique button center. The flower is edged with Antique Linen Distress Stickles.

Edged with gold pigment ink and misted with homemade Perfect Pearls mist in Perfect Gold.

Large Butterfly Tag

Close up of embossed butterflies and gems.

Romantic Red & Black Tag

Close up of Perfect Pearls mist in Perfect Gold.

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PostDateIcon February 4th, 2010 | No Comments

This cute little Valentine card was made using a Valentine $1 stamp from Inkadinkado. The image was stamped on watercolor paper using Staz-On ink and colored with watercolor pencils. Then it was distressed with Fire Brick distress ink. The patterned paper is from K & Company’s Lovely collection. The dark red solid card stock is from Recollections. I edged the right side with Creative Memories scallop scissors. The card base is white Georgia Pacific card stock, distressed with Fire Brick distress ink. Inside sentiment is from Inkadinkado. The hearts are punched out from the Lovely paper collection using the Creative Memories heart punch.

To see a video of this card just click the link after the photos. Thanks so much for stoppin’ by!

Love Isn't Purrrfect

Image, Inkadinkado

Scallop edge, Creative Memories scallop scissor

Distress ink, Fired Brick

Sentiment

Click here to watch my Love Isn’t Purrrfect video over at youtube!

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PostDateIcon January 28th, 2010 | No Comments

I just love this sweet & adorable Valentine’s card. The stamped image was colored with Copic markers. I got a set for Christmas and have been practicing with them. They are gorgeous markers and are so fun to color with. I also really love The Greeting farm stamps. They are so adorable and such wonderful quality stamps.

This adorable card was made using the following products:

Anya stamped image – The Greeting Farm, Signature. Stamped with memento ink in tuxedo black, Colored with Copic markers.                                                                                                                                                                                          Hearts – Plantin Schoolbook cartridge, cut at 3 1/4″, 3 1/2″ & 4″. Light and dark red paper are from Recollections, Heart patterned paper is from K & Company, Lovely collection. 3 1/4″ heart was stamped with Swirls stamp from Autumn Leaves and embossed with clear embossing powder.
Sentiment – Studio g
Background paper –  K & Company, Lovely collection. The edges are distressed with Tea Dye distress ink.
Scallop bottom border – Recollections paper and Creative Memories scallop scissors.

My Heart Is Yours

Anya image from The Greeting Farm

Sentiment - Studio g. Hearts edges with black and gold pigment ink.

Yayyy Anya!!

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