Friday, January 15, 2010

Be Mine 2 gether 4 ever

Happy Friday!
We made it to the weekend! YAY! I so need my weekends with the way work has been so hectic lately.....hopefully they wont ask us to work weekends too! LOL! I have yet another Valentine card for you today using one of The Cutting Cafe' sets again. This set is called All About Valentine's Day. It's a big ole set and chocked full of heart-y goodness!
Using my Printmaster program, I combined two stamps to make one. Then using my printer, I just printed it right on the designer paper.
I also used a heart shaped paper doily, a piece of chocolate ribbon, my Nesties and a chocolate flower too!
I made a little seed bead and heart stick pin and tucked it into the bow. Oh, the bow.....someone asked me the other day how I tied the "one looped" bow. It's the same as usual, but at the end you pull one loop back out, tighten it, then snip off the extra piece of ribbon and then you have a one looped bow! I accidentally learned how to do this one day while trying to tie a bow in a very short piece of ribbon. I liked it so well, that I left it that way and have been using the technique ever since.
As usual, I decorated the inside to match the front and signed the back and I was done! This and several more V-day cards are for sale in my Etsy shop if you're interested!
THANKS for dropping by today and please don't forget about my giveaways...yes that's plural....there are 2! One is HERE and the other is HERE. Go sign up! You might WIN!
See you Monday with a new BBTB2 challenge! HUGS!

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DonnaMundinger said...

Very clever on combining the stamps, my dear! LOVE the color combo too! I'm getting a chocolate craving..YUMMY!!!! xxD

Regina Easter said...

your such a smart awesome lady i tell this girl and love ya to...hugs

Carole Beath said...

How beautiful...and I love that bow story.

Bella and Aidees Mom said...

Very sweet and the colors are perfect....Hugs, Krista

Jaspere said...

Gorgeous. Love that chocolate ribbon.

Squirlygirl said...

DeeDee, Just wanted to let you know how much I love visiting your blog!! You are such an inspiration to me :) I wish that I had the time that you do to keep up on my cards, lol. Anyway, I just wanted to say THANK YOU!

PeggyLovesVintage said...

Love the pink and chocolate! Love the heart combo and the text around it is an added little bonus. Great job as always girlie!

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh gosh, hun! this is GORGEOUS!! Love the pink and chocolate! Yummy stuff!!!! Beautiful work! hugs!

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