Tuesday, December 16, 2014

oh hello. i heart you!

hi there!!

today i'm just popping in with a card i made for the current Mama Elephant and Me Challenge!
this time they're focusing on Valentine's Cards!!


so fun!
the only cards i like making more than Christmas cards are loooooooooove cards! ha ha! so i couldn't wait to play along! and Mama Elephant knows Love! 

here's my card:


so, i somehow went masculine-like with my card! i didn't start off thinking i would, but that's what happened! 

i stamped the grid triangles from Trifecta (LOVE that set!!) in some Peacock Feathers Distress Ink onto some watercolor paper, then i spritzed it with water! love the bleeding!! 
once that was dry, I masked off a large triangle and stamped it along with a small bold triangle over/under/around some of the distressed triangles.


i heat embossed the sentiment from Hello in gold onto some vellum! yes...gold...on vellum. sigh. so pretty! ha! (and i'm usually not a fan of gold!). i also sprinkled some water onto the base of the card and added the gold embossing powder there, too!

the bubble is popped up over some thread, and then i added some sequins and pearls (deep voice: totally masculine and rugged sequins and pearls *cough cough*)! ha ha!

so that's my card! i hope to play along again!
enjoy! 

10 comments:

  1. Funny sometimes how a card can 'turn' in the creative process, and yours turned out so beautiful! So glad you could join us at Mama Elephant & Me!

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  2. omg this is amazing :) now you make me want that Hello stamp set !!!!

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  3. So creative and fun... Turned out fabulous!

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  4. Oh wow!! Very stylish card!! What a fab color combo: turquoise & gold!
    Great design too!

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  5. This this beautiful :) love the aqua and gold!

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  6. Your card is absolutely gorgeous! LOVE the color combo!

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  7. Fantastic card Samantha. Love the colors and those triangles... the heat embossed speech bubble is awesome!

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  8. I love the sequins and pearls together. And the color combo..to die for! Seriously. Amazing!

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  9. What a GORGEOUS card! LOVE LOVE LOVE the colors and the pearls/sequins! WOW! Totally in love <3

    Hope you have a Merry CHRISTmas <3

    ps... thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving me some love! YOU ROCK! Always lifting me up:)

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thank you SO much for taking the time to comment! just like that, you made my day! :D