I have the pleasure to be this weeks hostess of the Timeless Tuesday challenge. Since today is Valentine’s Day I thought I challenge you to make a card for someone you love (Husband, Girlfriend, Mother, Child, Grandparent….) and add at least a splash of red to it.

For my sample I started by stamping the image from Sweet Nature in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock. It was cut and embossed with a Classic Rectangle Nestabilities die. The image was masked  and the background stamp was stamped over the image in second generation Vintage Photo Distress ink. It was colored with Copic Markers ( R00, R20, R22, R24, G40, G43, G46) and the edges were sponged first with Antique Linen, then with Vintage Photo Distress ink.

The edges of the layer were stitched before Seam Binding was tied around the lower edge. It was adhered to a piece of Solar White cardstock, cut and embossed with a Label 23 Nestabilities die.

A piece of Solar White cardstock was cut and embossed with one of the new Classic Tag Template dies. The center was sponged with Antique Linen, then a flower image from Tiny Flowers and Tags was stamped over it with the same ink. A sentiment from the same set was stamped in the center with Tuxedo Black Ink. The tag was tied to a piece of Linen Thread that was used to top the bow with a button.

The edge of three pieces of the new My Mind’s Eye Follow Your Heart Be Happy paper were sanded, then stitched together to form a 4 1/16″ x 5 5/16″ layer. White Crochet Lace was taped around the horizontal strip before everything was adhered to the card base, a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Solar White cardstock, folded in half. Rhinestones from the 72 Count Rhinestone pack and part of a Finesse Swirl finish off the card.

Check out my fellow Timeless Tuesday Challenge Members for more inspiration:

Cindy Haffner
Maki Jones
Mona Pendleton
Silke Ledlow
Tammy Hershberger
and February Guest Designer Tera Fujan

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

27 Responses to “Happy Valentine’s Day”

  1. Absolutely STUNNING, as always, Beate! GORGEOUS papers, GREAT LO, BEAUTIFUL image, and I ADORE that wonderful background stamping and sponging! I am still DYING to get those Flourishes Tailormade dies and matching stamp set….I’m going to wait until the 1st so that I can use my FLIP code, though! Until then, I’ll be admiring your use of them!

    Naomi
    xoxo

  2. Z*A*U*B*E*R*H*A*F*T

    und so wunderschön zart *seufz*

    LG
    Anke

  3. Anothher really pretty card – love the soft paper colours and your beautiful colouring of that flower.

  4. I always love to visit and know I will be inspired! This is lovely! So many pretty layers and many points of interest. I just love that little tag with the sentiment!

  5. Absolutely gorgeous! The flower really pops

  6. Fabulous card Beate! Your coloring is always so inspiring! Thanks for the fun challenge! Happy Valentine’s Day!

  7. Happy Valentine’s day, Beate. Your card is gorgeous. I love the pretty flower, so beautifully coloured. And those papers are so pastel soft and layered perfectly:)

  8. Love dropping by here – you always inspire me to get creative! Beautiful card, Beate! Your coloring is gorgeous, simply stunning. Thanks for sharing another beauty with us, and Happy Valentine’s Day!

  9. Just beautiful Beate. I just love this set and that die behind the image is perfect. 🙂
    Hugs~

  10. Hi Beate! Your card is SO beautiful!! Love the flowers – your colouring is gorgeous! Lovely papers and the colours so soft and romantic. Love this card 🙂 {hugs}

  11. The little details you add with your embellishments always awe me. I think I just need to study your cards and learn how to add detail. Not to say I’d ever be able to do it myself!, LOL!!

  12. Wow, the coloring is amazing! What a beautiful card!

  13. GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!!~

  14. Beautiful card – love the flower, great color – it just pops!!!

  15. wowwwwwww ! Beate i love the colors.
    It’s a card so romantic.
    hugs

  16. This image is so gorgeous and your coloring just brings out the flower even more.

  17. Love your coloring and the soft pastel on this. Beautiful details

  18. Gorgeous coloring of the flower and love the background to it also, pretty papers and stitching, cute little tag!

  19. Very pretty, wonderful paper combination too.

  20. Oh Beate, you do make me jealous of your Master Card and Copic skills 😉 You do inspire me to aspire to try harder to hone my creations 🙂 But seriously, this is one stunning card! I really love that stamp set, so much, it’s one of the one’s I am saving for, and you made it look so gorgeous and effortlessly beautiful 🙂
    Keep up the wonderful cards, it’s all great eye candy for the rest of us 🙂

  21. Such gorgeous coloring of those pretty images, and I love the beautiful papers and bling!! Loving this muchly!!

  22. it’s always a treat to see your work, Beate! gorgeousness! love love this!

  23. pretty. Lovely flower and love the muted text background

  24. Beautiful card Beate! Hugs … Carole

  25. Awesome card!! I always love your works of ART!!

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