1.28.2019

TPB: Floral Valentine ♥


 Hello friends
and Happy Monday!

I'm up on the blog at The Project Bin today ~
and I've created a card for my mum ♥

When we lived in England (her hometown) and Germany,
 she would plant and nurture the most beautiful tulips! 
 I still remember propping open my window as a little girl 
and the smell of her garden would waif up to the third story of the house,
 where my bedroom was.

I didn't inherit her green thumb! 
 The only pretty flowers I can cultivate are on paper! :/



I've finished all of my Valentine's cards and am ready to move on to Spring!
Today's card was created by using two panels, both embossed.

I used an embossing folder that came with my new Cuttlebug ~
first embossing it with an A2 size cardstock,
then the same thing with smaller piece 5" x 3.75".
*hint - cut the paper to size first, then add it to the embossed folder.
I did it backwards on the first time and it 'squished' the beautiful design, LOL
The smaller oval die cut is an oval Spellbinders die.
After everything was cut out, 
I stamped/masked the tulip stamp from Spring Zen and colored it,
and used the sentiment from the very popular Really Hungry.



 My card was inspired by this one from Susan ~
I love the was she has a bright bouquet of vividly colored flowers
amidst all the white.
I did embossed as an extra step and kept the sentiment banner white :)

Here's a peek at the two stamp sets that I used from The Project Bin:




I'm still decorating the inside of my cards, too ~
just skipping that step in blogging and hiding the message already written! :)

Thanks for stopping by today!
Big hugs, bigger blessings ♥

~Kelly

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful card with a gorgeous tulip. Can almost smell it!
    xxx Margreet

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  2. Oh my goodness! Kelly, this card is absolutely gorgeous! It looks so stunning with the bright white and the beautifully colored flowers.

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  3. Oh wow wow wow!! So sweet, clean and impressive card! Amazing design! Embossing both the panels has been a soooo clever choice!!! You are a genius! :) So simple but so effective! I had to do this and I don't want forget it, so I pinned your fabulous card! :)!!
    https://www.pinterest.it/pin/534802524500502549/
    Hugs!

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  4. This is so gorgeous!! I love the beautiful flowers and colors!! The design and embossing are fabulous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  5. I love this gorgeous Valentine with these unique and colorful tulips, Kelly!

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  6. A beautiful card Kelly and love the gorgeous tulips. Big hugs and blessings, Carol S.xxxx

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  7. This is fabulous. Love the pop of color along with the white embossed panels. At first I thought that you had paper-pieced the tulips - awesome work!

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  8. This is such a pretty card. Great job my friend.

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  9. So pretty--I love the design and the spectacular colors!

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