Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Hearts Day

Hearts Day for a male friend. I don't mind giving my female friends Valentine cards with pinks and reds, but for some reason, it does not work for me when it is a male friend. I guess I am biased, oh dear!

I wanted to make my friend a fun Valentine card. He likes my cards and loves the fun colours I use, so I think he will like this card. I did the Acetate Inking technique for this card, using distress inks. I wanted a horizontal pattern for the background as I thought it would look great with my splattered heart. I used lemonade, fossilized amber, and spiced marmalade for the background. Once the background was dry I die cut using my deckled rectangle then stamped the heart using ripe persimmon distress ink. For added texture and some shine I stamped again with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. I attached the panel using foam tape, which as you know is one of my favourite things to do with my card panels. I then stamped the sentiment and die cut it with one of my new favourite label dies. I love how it looks, and especially with the deckled rectangle die.

To finish I added some jewel drops in lemon and orange colours. 

Thank you for visiting my blog. I appreciate your visits and your comments. 
Products: IndigoBlu Splattered Hearts Dinkie Stamp, Crate Paper Heart Day Stamp Set, Frantic Stamper Decked Rectangles Die Set, Frantic Stamper Sentiment Labels and Strips Die Set,  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb, Tim Holtz Distress Inks Squeezed Lemonade, Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon, Ranger Archival Ink Monarch, VersaMark Embossing Ink, Clear Embossing Powder, Nuvo Jewel Drops Limencello and Marmalade, Foam Tape. 

1 comment :

Amber said...

I love this fun & colorful guy card!! Its awesome!

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