Valentine's Day Flowers

Today I was making some last minute Valentine's Day cards and I wanted to show you one that I made in just a matter of minutes.  Yep, this card took me about a total of 10 minutes to make from start to finish.  I also wanted to show a Valentine's Day card that was created using non-traditional Valentine stamps.

I also made this card for my ABC Challenge blog and this week is a color challenge using the colors:  Real Red, Pretty in Pink, and White or Vanilla.  I decided to go with white.  Below is the color challenge for this week's challenge.  If you have time come play along with us.  The design team members have been working hard at our challenges and we'd love to have you join us.  If anyone could help spread the word about our challenge blog I would really appreciate it :)


I used a current Stampin' Up! stamp set called Stipple Blossoms and this set is a two step stampin set.  I began my stamping by taking the more solid flower images and stamping them using pretty in pink ink.  Then I stamped the more open/filler stamps using real red ink.  Next I just added a few leaves, again using the more solid leaf images and a lighter green ink, certainly celery ink and the open/filler leaf images were stamped using wild wasabi ink. 

The flower stamping was really quick and easy, especially if you are using a clear mount set like I did because you can see where you are stamping a little better than if you were using a wood mount set.  I never thought I'd say that since I'm such a wood mount type of gal, but I'm learning to love my clear mount stamps more and more.

To complete my card, I added my sentiment in the upper right hand corner and I added a small strip of designer series paper towards the bottom of my card.  I then added some real red ribbon along the top of my card and I tied a small piece of twine over the knot of my ribbon.

I hope you liked my Valentine card.  I have another Valentine card I made and I'll post that one tomorrow so be sure to stop on by!  Have a great rest of the day!

Stamps:  Stippled Blossoms, You Are Loved
Card Stock:  Pretty in Pink, White, Subtles Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Pretty in Pink, Real Red, Certainly Celery, Wild Wasabi, Black Stazon
Supplies:  Real Red Ribbon, Twine
Technique:  2 Step Stampin'

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8 comments:

Design Originals by KC said...

What a darling card! Love the colors you chose this week! And how you make them come to life ROCKS! Kathi

Kristina said...

Hi Patty,
Your card is beautiful, I love the way you stamped your flowers, so pretty! Great job!
Happy Valentine's Day to you!
Peace,
Kristy

Mary Ann said...

Love your card,Very pretty...

Becky said...

Stunning card Patty. I love the colors of those flowers.

Karen Howard said...

Wow, I'd love to get a bouquet of these flowers, they are gorgeous! Hugs, Karen

Rosie Gustafson said...

Patty I love your blog. I love this card alot, it is so beautiful. I looked through your blog and saw all your wonderful cards. You really are talented.

Jackie said...

GORGEOUS CAS card Patty! That image is really pretty in those colors! TFS!!!

Zella said...

SOOOO pretty! I can never get the two-step stamping thing to look right so I'm amazed when others do it so perfectly!