Friday, February 9, 2018

Valentine's Card for Mom

Hello crafting friends. Today, I'm on the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog sharing a Valentine card I made to send overseas to my mom.  She lost her Valentine (my dad) 22 years ago! I know that she thinks about him and misses him a lot on Valentine's Day, so I always make a card to let her know that she is loved by her children, grandchildren and great-grandkids :-)





I used the Entwined Hearts from Elizabeth Craft Designs to cut the hearts in red card stock. Next, I cut and embossed the Long Stem Rose from Frantic Stamper. I cut both the line rose and the backing rose in red and in green. Before making any of these cuts, since I was working with delicate dies, I used a Stick-It Adhesive Sheet on the back of the card stock before making the cuts. This also creates a firmer hold when placing delicate dies on embossed card stock.


I used Memento Lady Bug ink to shade in all the embossed areas on the rose.


I used Memento Cottage Ivy ink to shade in the stem and leaves of the line rose and the backing rose.
                                                    
Once this was done, I assembled the rose and placed it over the entwined hearts die cut. I adhered the rose and the extra little hearts using a Zig 2-Way Glue Pen .  
For the inside, I used the smaller version of the entwined hearts and stamped my sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.

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9 comments:

  1. Lena, this is beautiful. I love the simple colors, embossed background (who makes that ef?) and the rose is the perfect addition. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. I see where you used the same ef on a previous card... no need to respond to my earlier question. thanks.

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  3. This is so elegant and beautiful!! I love the embossing and the pretty rose!! Your Mom will treasure this!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. OMG Lena WOW!! What a GORGEOUS card!! love how you layered Th Sheraton and your flower is so beautiful!! You totally did a Super Outstanding Creative Job !! All of your Brilliant and Ingenious ideas sure make for a Magnificent Card!! YOU so TOCK!!

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  5. Oh dear friend, this is elegance at its sweetest. The dies are lovely, made even more beautiful by your magic with them. The background is a stunner... an abundance of hearts will wrap your mom in love. Stunning creation, Lena. You always inspire. :)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  6. This card is simply BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the pretty embossing and the gorgeous rose!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  7. Elegant and romantic and fresh. The heart frame die cut is beautiful, don’t think I’ve seen this one before...

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  8. I am sure your mom will love this card.
    Can you put the die on my wishlist please????
    xxx

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