Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Surprise--another Valentine!

Sent off quite a few Valentines today, but still need a few more.  Good thing I've exercised my willpower when it comes to buying goodies lately--postage sure adds up when your cards aren't flat--LOL!  Anyway, the current Flourishes challenge is Red & Love.  I started by clear embossing the beautiful heart from Fanciful Flourishes on watercolor paper, spritzed & rubbed on a red Gelato.  I then dry embossed it with the roses & brayered on some Distress Ink festive berries.  The Savvy Stamps sentiment was black embossed on the vellum strip cut with MFT wavy line die.  Just found this tiny pom-pom trim at the little boutique in our town that sells quite a selection of ribbon by the yard. The heart was inked, brayered & brushed with Shimmer Spritz. Love this Spellbinder which I bought from Flourishes awhile back.  I inked it with the festive berries also.  The heavy weight cardstock didn't accept the ink like my other paper, but I actually like the effect & it goes with the embossed piece. Better get it addressed & mailed tomorrow--don't want to be late. So glad you took time to come by my blog.

15 comments:

  1. Love the dies and all of the scrumptious red!!

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  2. Beautiful cards and dies Greta. I hear you on the flat card for mailing. I love the way it didn't accept the ink it looks neat.

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  3. Wow, Greta, that spellbinders frame and inking really sets up your card for fabulousness.

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  4. This is gorgeous, Greta! Love the different looks of the different papers! And that's a beautiful heart!

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  5. SO very pretty Greta! It's elegant and traditional in an old fashioned way!!

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  6. Wow, Great, this looks like an elegant expensive box of chocolates! Beautiful!! Hugs, Darnell

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  7. Fabulous Greta, the die sets it off so elegantly!!

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  8. So beautiful Greta! Love the pretty shading and the fancy ornate frame!

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  9. stunning Greta. What a beautiful card.

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  10. Stunning card with great inking, Greta!

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  11. Eye-candy!! Gorgeous card; your inking is beautiful, the red+pink combination, striking, the lay-out, eye-catching! I seriously need to find better words to express how specially, stupendous and stellar your cards are! This one: Valentine perfection!! Hugs~c

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  12. Gorgeous! Isn't it fun to play with different card stock? I always forget about the different effects until I do it again :) Love the pompom trim!

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  13. So fancy and frilly and gorgeous, Greta! I love all the different designs and techniques you combined for this fabulous creation!

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  14. Wow...what a card! This is just gorgeous...I love your stamping. Have a great weekend Greta!

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  15. GORGEOUS JOB with the Gelatos!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

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