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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

XO Valentine Card

Made this Valentine using some new Kraft cardstock I bought on sale at Michaels. Used a sketch which you can see below.

Supplies List

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen
gems: 2 mini pink hearts
ink:  Memento Rose Bud
Memory Box: die - Beloved Hearts
paper:  scrapbook - Target, scrap piece of XOXO 
   cardstock - pinks, white/pink, Recollections Kraft Valentine
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Oval
stampTPC Studio - sentiment - XO
tools: MISTI  

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1.  2/3  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #211 Sparkle & Shine   UE  1/28
   Sparkle & Shine - 2 mini pink heart gems

2.  2/6 Crafty Card Makers #156 Punches and/or Dies  combtot15ch  UE  1/25

3.  2/6  Dragonfly Journey Ch42 - Pretty in Pink  UE  1/31

 The Theme this Week is:
~ Pretty in Pink ~

pretty in pink -- I <3 this movie and can quote pretty much the entire thing. "off like a dirty shirt" ;-):

Rules to Join Challenge No. 42 ~
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so I know a lot of us are bringing out the pinks, in addition to making some girly cards too which are my favorite thing to make:) Create anything handmade and crafty that's PINK ~That's it!

4.  2/7  Bunny Zoe's Crafts Jan Ch Hearts   UE  1/11

5.  2/7  Die Cutin Divas Ch#251 Feb Sketch  3E(#1)  2/2


6.  2/7  Faith Hope Love Fun Cuts K is for Kisses  3E(#3)  2/1
   Word "Kisses" "OXOX" Image Lips Word "Smooches" Any image of kissing couple

7.  2/8  Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - I "Heart" You!    UE  2/2

8.  2/9  Simon Says Stamp Wed Have a Heart   5E(#32/3

9.  2/14  Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch Hearts   UE  2/1

10.  2/15  Tic Tac Toe Ch 3  3E(#3) 2/1
   1st Row - Love (Valentine Card), Add Shimmer (2 mini pink gems), Hearts

11.  2/29  Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog Feb 2016 HeART Art Ch  UE 2/1
12.  2/29  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Feb 2016 Ch  UE  2/1
13.  2/29  Die-Cut-Divas Ch Love, Marriage, Anniv   4E(#42/1
14.  2/29  Memory Box Ch#9 - Tickled Pink - Pink Cards  UE but only name entered once for prize  2/1  
15.  2/29  Vs Sweet Ideas VSC Ch#43 Loving Pink  2E(#22/1


  1. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

  2. Such a pretty, heart-filled card!! Thanks for joining us for the Craftin Desert Divas Hearts Linky Party!!

  3. So pretty, love the hearts floating down.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  4. Such a beautifully layered card! Love that you used the same row of elements as your sunshine card but achieved such different results. All three of your entries to the Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge have been awesome!

  5. So full of fun Valentine's Day treats and details! Great card, Melissa! Thanks for sharing it with us in the DRS Designs Challenge. Hugz

  6. How pretty, especially in pink! Thank you for joining our “Sketch” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  7. How lovely! I really like all the layers you used on this. That heart die cut is spectacular!! Thank you for playing with us at Stamping Smiles Design Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge!

    Nora Noll
    Stamping Smiles Design
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  8. That's a lot of challenges you've entered with the one card! A pretty card.

  9. Love these waving hearts!! Very cute. Another great use of the sketch.

  10. Oh how PRETTY!!! LOVE your take on the sketch challenge! I just noticed I hadn't been following you - so sorry about that - I am now a blog follower! :) Have a great weekend!

    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

  11. A really pretty Valentine's card. Your die is a great focal point and the pink colour scheme is lovely. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. Sally.x.

  12. lovely design. I like those hearts. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. Hope to see you again.

  13. This one is so pretty! Love that adorable die cut too!! Thanks for playing along in my Alphabet Challenge this week!!

    Aloha, Jen

  14. So darn adorable! Love it!
    Thanks for joining Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

  15. Such a beautiful heart filled card Melissa! Lovely design!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  16. Those die-cut hearts are so cute and fluttery!

    Tracie Pond
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  17. Lovely card for Valentines! Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party!