Category Archives: Valentines

With All My Heart.

Hello everyone and a very happy Wednesday to you all!

I am very happy to be showing you this card today, because it has ALL of my favourite things on it! Smiles.

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I love this!! Tee hee..

The gorgeous, gorgeous image is brand new, it is called Knitting A Heart and will be available in rubber from January 8th, from Crafty Sentiments Designs.

Yes.. It was love at first sight!

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To bring Knitting A Heart to life, I used my Copics in these shades:-

Bean Bag

Bean Bag.

Hair

Hair.

knitting and yarn balls and top

Knitting, Yarn Balls, Hair Bow & Blouse.

Knitting Needles

Knitting Needles.

Skin

Skin.

Trousers

Trousers.

Fancy Heart Border

The beautiful heart border, I created with my Heart Border Die, also from Crafty Sentiments Designs.

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My design paper is Echo Park – Be Mine. And the Scalloped Heart is from Whimsy Stamps.

The Love You With All My Heart Stamp is from Kraftin Kimmie. And is from their Love Story Sentiments Clear Stamp Set. To stamp it I used my Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Barn Door.

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To create this shaker card, I first coloured my image, then fussy cut around it.

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Next I cut out three hearts. 2 from white card stock, and 1 from white fun foam.

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Then I cut the insides out to give myself a heart frame for the top of the shaker.

I cut 1 foam heart and 1 card heart. The other I left intact for the base.

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Using my Love Story Stamp Set and my Barn Door ink pad, I stamped the sentiment onto the heart base card.

I lined up the centre of the heart on my craft mat and taped into place. This helped me line up my sentiment perfectly central when I was stamping.

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Next I took a sheet of clear acetate and cut another heart from it, using my Whimsy Stamps Heart Die. I trimmed off the scallop edges with my scissors.

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I took my top card frame, and laid it face down, then I stuck my acetate on top.

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Next I stuck my foam frame on top (face down.)

Once the wet glue was dry, I added my glitter and sequins.

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Finally, I added my base piece (with the sentiment) and glued it face down, on top of the foam frame.

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While the heart shaker was drying, I made up my base card. I used a piece of  Centura Pearlescent Cardstock for my base. Then I layered with plain black card, and my Echo Park Paper.

The heart frame border was cut and laid on top of the design paper.

3D frame

I stuck my shaker heart into the centre of my card.

flat

Then I stuck my Knitting A Heart image onto of the heart and card base.  I used my 3D Glue Gel for added depth.

And that’s it! Nice and easy! Smiles.

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Too see my teamies beautiful New Release creations (and to see all other new releases

as they arrive!) Just pop on over to the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!

Hugs & Happy Crafting Everyone!

Karen.xx

The challenges I am entering into today are:-

1.  Creative Card Crew – Anything Goes.

2.  Deep Ocean Challenge – Anything Goes.

3.  Fan-Tastic Tuesday – Anything Goes With A Twist – It’s Cold Out There. 

4.  Kraftin Kimmie – Glitter.

5.  Through The Craftroom Door – Always Anything Goes.

6.  Tuesday Morning Sketch File.  

You & Me Sitting In A Tree…

…K.I.S.S.I.N.G…

Now who remembers that one from their childhood?!  Hehehee!

Oh me God but I love this new image from All Dressed Up Stamps.  Big smiles.

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It is called Love Is & Isn’t it just fabulous?!

As soon as I saw this one I fell in love.

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To bring this one to life I used my Copics in the following shades:-

GIRL>

Hair – E49. 29. 25. 21.

Skin – E04. 13. 11. 21. 00. R20.

Dres & Hat & Shoes – BV08. B09. 05. 06. 04. 01.

BOY>

Hat – E35. 33. 31. B29. 26. 24.

Jeans – B39. 29. 26. 24.

T Shirt – BG78. G28. 46.

Skin – E13. 11. 21. 00. R20.

TREE>

E79. 19. 25. 31.

YG11. 13. 17.

Y11. 13. 15.

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The beautiful papers and elements (bow/envelope etc) are from Michelle Roos Designs.

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Here is a close up of that fabulous (paper) bow!  Smiles.

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Flowers/Purple Ruffle Ribbon & Gorgeous Turquoise Ribbon  are from my stash.

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We would all love for you to come and join us at All Dressed Up Stamps Challenge Blog for our brand new challenge.

The girls have all created masterpieces & we always love to come visit you to see your lovely creations too.

Hugs n Happy Crafting Everyone!

Karen.xx

The challenges I would like to enter into are:-

A Gem Of A Challenge – Children’s Playtime.

Di’s Digi Designs – Lots Of Embellishments.

Kit And Clowder – Love.

Open Minded Crafting Fun – Up In The Air.

Suzy Bee’s Bloomin’ Challenge – Anything Goes with a Bow.

He’s My Lil’ Tweety Pie!

Hello everyone!

Today I would like you all to meet my little Tweety Pie from the brand new Critter Love Set from Amy Doodle Stamp.co!

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Isn’t he just the cutest??!! I know right?! 

I’m smiling massively just looking at this cute lil’ fella!

I’m giving this card to my children for Valentines Day.  I just know that they’ll love it.

As part of our celebrations for Valentines –

Amy is not only offering you a whopping 25% off your entire order with the coupon code BIGLOVE25 until February 13th, but she is also offering you this fabulous FREE fox image too!

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Isn’t he adorable?  Big smiles.

All you have to do to get this fabulous free image is click on this link to the Kit n Clowder Valentines Colouring Competition. And also this link here to join the wonderful Amy Doodle Stamp Facebook group too.

Easy peasy! :0)

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To bring this cute image to life I used the following copics:-

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For the bird.

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For the love heart.

The border was coloured using those B markers up there in the top picture, and the dots in the background I did with the B06.

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The card base is my own, which I designed with my Silhouette Software.

The dotted cardstock is from Hunky Dory Crafts and is just so thick and luxurious!

That pale blue pearlescent card is from Crafter’s Companion.

And those lil’ buttons?  They’re from a rather special box I have that is full of jars jam packed with buttons!! Smiles.

I can’t remember where I got my box from but you can get the jars as singles from Every Crafts A Pound.  They’re still a great bargain!

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To complete my CAS style card I added strips of white hammer card with blue dotted ribbon stuck to the front.  Then I took another strip done exactly the same, and folded it to add dimension.  Then the buttons and voila – all done!

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I really hope you’ll come join our lovely little group on Facebook.  Everyone is so friendly and we always love to see what everyone has created, using Amy’s fabulous designs.

The challenges I am entering into are:-

AAA – Love, Love, Love.  (Must be CAS.)

Come & Get It Challenges – Love Is In The Air.

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – Anything Goes.

Quirky Challenges – Love Is In The Air.