Monday, 14 February 2011

For My Valentine

Hello everyone, Happy Valentines Day and hope you've all had a good weekend. My Valentine has to be for my hubby Andrew, of course, and he's not a fan of anything fussy or frilly so I have to make something quite simple for him to truly like it.
I've gone for a striking colour combination of black, white and red.


I cut a heart shape out of white card and inked it with Fired Brick and Barn Door Distress inks. I then stamped on my current favourite flourish from the Viva Decor My Paper World clear stamp set (from The Craft Barn who are celebrating a birthday and have special offers on until 9am tomorrow) with Black Soot Distress ink.
I then stamped the flourish again in black on a white strip of card and put this on a mat of red. I added this to a long card blank I made and finished off with a greeting by Hero Arts stamped directly on the card. I then added 2 tiny red heart gems and the stamped heart which I stuck on with foam tape for some dimension.

My card is for the following challenges:
Cupcake Craft Challenge 129 - I "heart" You
For Fun Challenges - Hearts
Stampin' For The Weekend - Valentines Day
Stampin' Royalty - Hearts, Hearts and More Hearts
The Sunday Stampers - Love

Thanks for looking
Fliss x

16 comments:

  1. Lovely card Fliss, hope your Hubby likes it, too. Have a nice Valentine's evening! Hugs from Germany, Valerie-jael

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  2. Its lovely Fliss very striking

    liz xx

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  3. its lovely, hope your hubby liked it

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  4. That is gorgeous, Fliss! I love it!

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  5. It's beautiful! I bet your hubby loved it! xx

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  6. Love your great looking card! It's stunning! Thanks for playing with us over at For Fun this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  7. Gorgeous card Fliss, v.classy. Love how you used the stamp.

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  8. Masterful Fliss, a very striking card with sheer elegance. Hope hubby liked it, I bet he did.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  9. Fliss, so simple, yet so elegant, it's gorgeous.

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  10. Simply beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Royalty this week.

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  11. Elegant and romantic, why didn't I think of this?? LOL Caz

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  12. This just oozes luxury to me, thanks so much for sharing with us at FFC.

    Meera x

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  13. Gorgeous card Fliss, very special... thanks for joining in with the Sunday sTamper x

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  14. Elegant and striking! Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges. Good luck!

    Christine

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  15. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a beautiful card !

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  16. A really beautiful card...thanks for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your thoughts mean a great deal to me.
Fliss xx