Feb 10, 2018

Valentine for Mom

Hello Dies R Us friends.  Lena here today sharing a Valentine card I made to send overseas to my mom.  She lost her Valentine (my dad) 22 years ago! I know that she thinks about him and misses him a lot on Valentine's Day, so I always make a card to let her know that she is loved by her children, grandchildren and great-grandkids :-)

I used the Entwined Hearts from Elizabeth Craft Designs to cut the hearts in red card stock. Next, I cut and embossed the Long Stem Rose from Frantic Stamper. I cut both the line rose and the backing rose in red and in green. Before making any of these cuts, since I was working with delicate dies, I used a Stick-It Adhesive Sheet on the back of the card stock before making the cuts. This also creates a firmer hold when placing delicate dies on embossed card stock.

I used Memento Lady Bug ink to shade in all the embossed areas on the rose.

I used Memento Cottage Ivy ink to shade in the stem and leaves of the line rose and the backing rose.
Once this was done, I assembled the rose and placed it over the entwined hearts die cut. I adhered the rose and the extra little hearts using a Zig 2-Way Glue Pen .  
For the inside, I used the smaller version of the entwined hearts and stamped my sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.

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  1. This is sweet! Those hearts are gorgeous, as is that rose.

  2. Lena, this is so gorgeous! I love the embossed background and your CAS design. Stunning!!

  3. so pretty! love the rose/heart combo!



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