Friday, January 27, 2012

Farewell Valentine

The Valentine I have to share with you today does not necessarily need to "be" a Valentine, since there is no reference to St. Valentine's Day on it. It could be a "missing you" or an "I love you" or a "thinking of you" or even a birthday card, for that matter. But, it does have a romantic feel to it and with its' traditional Valentine colors, along with the fact that St. Valentine's day is only a couple of weeks away, I have entitled this my "Farewell Valentine".

The reason I have incorporated the word "farewell" into my title, is that this is the final card I have designed for Classy Cards 'n Such. I have enjoyed being on their design team, but the months quickly passed and now it is time for me to move on in new directions.

And now for the details of my card:
I started by making my card base with a piece of shimmery card stock from the Specialty Paper Variety Pack. On that I put a piece of pink card stock which I had dry embossed using the hearts embossing folder. I tied a bow around that with some beautiful light pink sheer ribbon. Then I placed my stamped image which was layered over some gray card stock on top. Finally, I added three gorgeous little Gillian raspberry flowers. They are so, so pretty and with their speckles of glitter they add such a wonderful feminine touch. And that was it! A quick, easy Valentine.

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you'll come visit me again soon!

In addition to the above mentioned items, I also used:
PTI white card stock
Stampin Up! Going Grey and Pretty In Pink card stock
Image from Stampin' Up! Vintage Postcard stamp set


jennfontaine said...

What a pretty card!
The shimmer base was the first thing I noticed~so lovely!
What a lovely image- very pretty!
I love the embossed hearts and beautiful flowers!

This Art That Heals said...

These are so pretty! I love the kiss of shimmer on the flowers and the distressed edges around the image.
I also love the texture of the hearts and the shimmer of the background paper.

Have a great day hun!

sandee said...

OK, this gave me a chuckle since you call it a Farewell Valentine and the image is of her putting a "Dear John" letter in the mailbox. I had to think it would be the nicest way to be told you've been dumped! Those flowers are gorgeous too!

Jackie said...

This is beautiful! I really like the colors you used....TFS!!!

The Paper Peasant said...

There go those beautiful flowers again!!! These ones compliment your creation and are so lucious!!!!