Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ Valentine Birthday!

I'm up on the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog today to share my Valentine inspiration with you!

Valentine's Day is more than a holiday of romance in our family.  It's also my cousin's birthday.  We live almost 3000 miles apart and don't see each other often enough.  So, for my Valentine inspiration, I created a birthday card for her.  Happy Birthday, Deb!

"Happy Birthday...On this Valentine's Day"

Valentine's Day always brings to mind "hearts and arrows".  The Basic Grey True Love papers that I have been hoarding in my stash fit the Valentine theme perfectly.

The card base is 5 x 7 and made from white cardstock.  I used the fabulous Close To My Heart Arrow embossing folder for the background layer, gave it a light sanding over the raised arrows and added a touch of ink to the white areas.  The next layer of chevron design is beneath two arrowheads that I made using arrow print patterned paper.  I matted everything with white cardstock.  The sentiment, "On this Valentine's Day" is printed on woodgrain paper and die cut with a Couture Creations heart die. 

The Pièce de résistance, of course is the fab bow that was made using my Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making tool.   It helps create bows quickly and with ease.  If you don't have one in your stash, visit the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog HERE and order yours today!  I added a Tim Holtz arrow under the bow as a finishing touch.

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Thanks for stopping by to see my Valentine inspiration!

5 comments:

Agnieszka M said...

Vicki beautiful card. I love ypur colors, and this bow :D

Hugs :*

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

Awesome card! I love the mix of patterns and shapes. The slightly distressed background is fantastic. Thanks for the inspiration Vicki! :)

newfiecrafter(Marilyn) said...

Beautiful card Vicki loving all the different shapes and pattern papers you used.The bow is fabulous.

Graciellie Ch said...

What a beautiful, beautiful card Vicki! The sentiment is very original. We truly forget that many actually were born on Valentine´s! The textures and different elements of your card are wonderful! Even the color combination is lovely. Hugs, Gracie.

LisaM said...

Love all the arrows Vicki! Your card is gorgeous!

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