Saturday, January 30, 2010

A Very Pretty Valentine

I know you are all thinking I should be generating tons of Baby Buttons cards, right? Well, me too! Why have I not made a bajillion sweet baby cards with the sweetest baby card set ever? A thread over on the Papertrey forum discussing how you 'work' to create a card made me realize that a new set sits on the desk for weeks before I use it the first time. I need to think about why that is, and what is going on in my brain!

So I am making Valentine's instead, lol! This one uses alcohol inks (Copic refills to be exact!) on a felt 'pouncer', then swirled on Chromekote paper. I wish I'd left a bit more white, but I'm still pleased with this piece of paper. The heart is a rub on made for glass, don't forget to visit the glass decorating section of your craft store- they have lots of rub-ons there!

The heart rub-on is actually very sparkly, but you can't see that here. The pink base card is Papertrey's Hibiscus Burst. The black and gold paper is from my local paper store, All About Paper in North Hampton, NH. Sentiment from Heart Prints Sentiments is stamped with Archival Ink (Black); I find it slips less on the Chromekote paper, and dries well on the alcohol ink.


Claire Brennan said...

gorgeously lavish Beth!!! love the paper you made!!!

Cathy Weber said...

This is stunning. I would love to see it in person. I bet it is really pretty.