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Grandparent Valentines

Happy Valentine's Day! Here are two valentines that I made for Grandma and Grandpa.
I like how this first one turned out--very graphic and precise. After I punched out the square, I stamped the stripes from Background Basics-Retro three times. The hearts are punched, too. My 5-YO looked at the kraft cardstock and said, "Mom, this paper is hairy."

Here's another version of the CPS challenge card I made a few days ago. I heat embossed the flowers in white on Raspberry Fizz cardstock, then colored in the centers with a clear stardust pen.
Card #1
Paper: PTI Kraft, White, Pure Poppy
Ink: SU Real Red
Stamps: PTI Men of Life, Background Basics-Retro
Other: square punch, heart punches
Card #2
Paper: PTI White, Raspberry Fizz, Pure Poppy, SU Pixie Pnk
Ink: Versamark, SU Pink Passion (& marker)
Stamps: PTI Background Basics-Petal Power, Heart Prints
Other: Sakura Stardust pen-clear, Heart punches, white embossing powder
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  1. Cheryl I LOVE the Valentines! They turned out so CUTE!!
    Have a GREAT day!

  2. Oh so cute! Love the clean lines on the first one and the bg on the second!

  3. LOL about the hairy paper!!! Both cards are great, I love the second one especially with all the hearts!

  4. Great cards Cheryl. I'm sure the grandparents loved them. I love your use of 'hairy' paper :)

  5. Love the simplicity of your grandparents card. Beautiful...

  6. Love these Cheryl! Simple and stunning!

  7. Both of these are fun cheryl, but that first one really grabbed my eye. These would be perfect for mass production too!

  8. These are awesome! Love that background stamp, nice!


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