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Thursday, February 04, 2021

Be My Valentine

I guess it's time to make my one and only Valentine card for this year... for my long suffering other half. He's a sweetie - he puts up with me getting excited about paper and my creative mess!

I've tried to make it as masculine as possible using wood effect patterned paper and kraft card...


I used a 15cm x 15cm kraft base and added a 13x13 square of wood effect paper ( a Papermania freebie with Creativity magazine a few years ago) distressed around the edges. The bunting (a very old Die'sire die) is also in kraft and I've added larger flags to the 3 middle banners.

The letters are also Die'sire and I've added a glittery red heart. The greeting was created in Publisher using 'Good Mood' font. Finally I've added a couple of tiny pegs to 'hold up' the bunting - I bought these about 10 years ago to make cute baby cards but then lost them somewhere in the craftroom!.

I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Aud Sentiments #267 - love + sentiment
C R A F T Challenge #585 - love/Valentine 
The Paper Shelter #455 - for the one I love
Try It On Tuesday - falling in love
Use Your Stuff #415 - use hearts

Thank you for popping in

Sharon
x

10 comments:

  1. Great card! I love all the woodgrain and neutral with just that little pop of red. Nicely done! Thanks for joining our hearts challenge this week at Use Your Stuff!
    Tammy DT Co-ordinator

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  2. Gorgeous idea and I love your card design and colour choice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

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  3. Awesome card! LOVE the clothesline sentiment!! Thanks for sharing the love at Try it on Tuesday!

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  4. Awesome card thank you for joining us at TPS
    Christine DT

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  5. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Hugs Sylvia-DT

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  6. Really beautiful CAS card. Thank you for joining us at the CRAFT challenge this week.

    Debbie
    CRAFT DT
    decraftsblog.wordpress.com {my blog}

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  7. What a great take on a Valentine design - love the kraft and red combination.

    Thanks for sharing it with us at the Aud Sentiments Challenge.

    Helen x

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  8. I love your card, kraft and red always go well together and its a great card for a guy

    Thanks for joining in at Try It On Tuesday Challenge

    Joan

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  9. Me again!

    Thanks for joining us at the Use Your Stuff Challenge too.

    Helen x

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