Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Just Two More Distressed Valentine's Day Cards--I Promise!


Happy Valentine's Day! Yep! That's right. It seems I forgot two very important people who would LOVE a hand made Valentine card. So I whipped this pair up in just over an hour from idea to licked envelope. That might not be a big deal for many, but being the slow crafter that I am, it's a record.


I was inspired by the plaid background on a heart on a very special Valentine card I received in the mail yesterday. I used one of Tim's mini stencils and Festive Berries Distress ink to make the pattern on Spellbinder's heart and to make the monoprint background. I die cut a pair of hearts from black card stock for some contrast.


The sentiment is from Happy Little Stampers which I heat embossed in Ranger black powder. The script on the background is an old Stampin' Up background stamp inked in Distress Archival ink. I added some staples with Tim's Tiny Attacher on one and 'stitching' on another with a BoBunny stamp.



Easy Peasy, but made with love!

I'm sharing with these challenges:

Thank you for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments! 
Hugs and Blessings!
Sara Emily

I've used these products which can be purchased at The Funkie Junkie Boutique:


11 comments:

  1. These just rock! Wow! I would never have thought to use the plaid stencil, but I just love it here! This is truly incredible and impressive. So glad you squeezed in a couple more. I love love Valentines! Happy Valentine's Day my friend! Hugs, Autumn

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  2. How different and creative! Love hte plaid-Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Diva's Love month!

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  3. They're so gorgeous, Sara Emily!! I love how you used the plaid stencil and the black behind the hearts to make them pop!! Beautiful cards!! I've never made a card that fast...I'm a sloooow crafter, too...so I'm totally impressed!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. Great cards Sara Emily! And so quick...I would still be thinking about it! Happy Valentines my friend xx

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  5. These cards remind me of Paris - I bought something once that came in a bag with this check! Both are perfect to show your love!! Hugs, Chrisx

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  6. Plaid is soooo popular right now that these are just PERFECT for the goin' groove!!! Sending you huge VALENTINE'S HUGS!! Xj.

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  7. Beautiful cards. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  8. Lovely card. Thanks for submitting it to ScrapyLand's Challenge #83.

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  9. So pretty - love that plaid! Thanks so much for joining us this month at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge!

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  10. Beautiful card love the plaid heart design! Thanks for joining us at ScrapyLand Challenge #83

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  11. I love the plaid background/foreground playing each other. Lovely design Sara, thanks for sharing with us at Country View Challenges!

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