Category Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day

Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Your Love

Today I’m sharing my project for The Crafty Scrapper’s Valentine’s Day challenge. I wanted to do something a little different, so I used the Maya Road Petite Pallet and turned it into a little house collage.

Turquoise, red, and pink are one of my favorite color combinations, so I wanted to use those colors for this project. I painted the pallet with a combination of Picket Fence Distress Paint, Weathered Wood Distress Paint, and Tumbled Glass Distress Stain. I made a roof out of cardboard and then covered it Maggie Holmes “Bloom” patterned paper that I cut into strips using an edge punch.

I cut a heart from cardboard and then covered it in Fired Brick Distress Paint and then heat embossed it with red glitter embossing powder.

I layered embellishments, including a Tim Holtz arrow and P...

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Sweet Valentine

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? I feel like I finally finished getting the house cleaned up from Christmas. I did not get a single decoration out for Valentine’s Day, but I did manage to make a couple of cards. Here is one I sent to a special Valentine. - Be Mine

I used some paper scraps and felt hearts in bright colors to add some whimsy.

I hope you have a special Valentine to share the day with. Husband and I will be busy painting another room this weekend.

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Lovey Dovey

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Here is another card that I made for this sweetest of days.

I again used felt, lace, and fabric for the background. I added a paper doily and an image that I’ve saved for years that I cut from an old calendar. I knew I’d have a use for it some day!

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I made my first attempt at a fabric heart/pin cushion. I’m pretty darn pleased with myself at how it turned out.

I used all vintage fabrics, with the exception of the muslin ruffle.

The embroidered piece I used at the bottom inspired the colors and fabrics.

I added sequins, beads, and old buttons to give it some more character.

And I searched through my stash for the perfect piece of tatting.

The hardest part was stitching the front and back together with the ruffled trim. I think I need to watch some video tutorials to get the hang of it a little better before I attempt another one.

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