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Monday, February 12, 2018

Shabby Chic #3

Hi! Valentine's Day is right around the corner! I want to show you a shabby chic Valentine I made using scraps from my stash.


I started with the heart frame that I found in my stash of images. The heart was made by stamping with peg stamps. I stamped the Sparkle N Sprinkle birds and colored them with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. I fussy cut the heart using decorative scissors. All of the rest of the pieces, swirls, borders, ribbon, pearls and buttons also came from my stash and were added as embellishments. I used Tim Holtz's distress tool to rough up the edges of the pink patterned paper.

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you have a very Happy Valentine's Day!

Challenges entered:

AAA Challenge:  All You Need Is Love 
Frilly and Funkie:  All You Need Is Love
Modsquad Challenge:  Have A Heart
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge:  It Must Be Love
Sugar Peas:  Mix It Up Challenge 40


9 comments:

Heidi Stamps said...

You know I would love this with the peg stamps and the birds! So cute! Love the distressed edges and lacy border. Very shabby chic!

Ksenija @Sweet Kobylkin said...

April, what a lovely shabby chic card! Thank you for sharing your card with us at AAA Cards Challenge. - Sweet Kobylkin

Jenny Marples said...

April this is a beautiful romantic card. Thank you for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Just a heads up that in the challenge description we asked for the inclusion of the word Love to consider entries for our prize draw xx

Judy Woodland said...

What a sweet little Valentine. I love that heart frame with all the cute little flowers, and your love birds are perfect here. Great take on the challenge, thanks so much for playing along with us this week over at The Mod Squad. Judy~Mod Squad Challenge Host

Conniecrafter said...

So sweet, great stamping of the heart frame and the birds are cute, love all the layers of borders and the pretty pearls and bling!

Sara Barker said...

Your card is so pretty! I love the heart frame and how you fussy cut it with decorative scissors! I would never have thought of that! Thank you for sharing with us at Frilly and Funkie! Hugs!

Suzanne C said...

Sweet card! The birds are adorable! Thank you for sharing with us in the Frilly and Funkie "All you Need is Love" challenge!

Jane said...

Super shabby chic card. Thanks for sharing at AAA Cards.

Cec said...

Such a romantic card with the little love birds. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie.
Hugs!
Cec

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