Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Peek-a-boo Valentine

I only made a few Valentines this year, but I was able to use some fun new goodies I got at my Mom's local craft shop, Scraps of Love in Arizona. It's difficult to see in this photo, but this is a true "window card" in that I cut through the front to reveal the little boy. (I'd take another photo, but I put it straight in the mail!)

I've been eying the Small Madison Window die from Poppy Stamps online for quite some time, so I was really excited to see it in the shop! The window is cut from a two-toned brown Core'dinations cardstock; the embossing really comes out when you sand it!

The picket fence is a Kraft piece from my stash; I originally cut it on my Cricut but I can't remember what cartridge I used. I edged it with Tea Dye distress ink and covered it with Creative Medium (which the folks at Scraps of Love introduced me too... I love it!)

I used the double-sided Lovely Greetings sheet from Authentique for the pink background and vintage images (the little boy inside the window/card as well as the little dog) are actually opposite sides of the same DP. It's textured & gorgeous! The flower strip is actually the 1/2 tab that came on a different sheet of 12x12 DP.

 I used the Brick Wall cardboard embossing plate that I had originally made for a Monty Python and the Holy Grail-inspired card. It then edged it with more Tea Dye distress ink and covered it with clear Crackle Paint

Crafty Cardmakers: Vintage Love
Cupcake Inspirations #197: Photo Inspiration (left) 
My Sheri Crafts: Valentines
One Stop Craft: Love is in the Air 
Simon Says Stamp and Show: Something Messy

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  1. How sweet -- thanks so much for sharing your card with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

  2. Oh this is so darling! I am so glad you shared at Cupcake Inspirations! Hope you will join us again next week!

  3. Very cute... love the images!

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts

  4. Love the window! Cute cute cute vintage feeling! Thank you for playing along with our messy challenge this week at Simon Says Stamp & Show!


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