Saturday, February 6, 2021

Love Bug


Happy Saturday everyone! Ever since Vintage Van was released, I have wanted to use the van to create a Valentine's Day card. I had a blast creating it!



The background on this card started out as a test piece for another card I made for the January release. I messed up the embossing and decided to test out background colors on it. Once I was done testing out the colors I was going to toss it, but decided to hang onto it for a bit and I'm glad I did.

I embossed the hearts from Grunge Elements 2 with clear embossing powder on white cardstock and cut with a stitched rectangle die. I ink blended with cracked pistachio, weathered wood and chipped sapphire distress oxide inks. At first, I wasn't sure I liked this combo but it grew on me.

I stamped the Van and love sentiment from Vintage Van with VersaFine Clair Nocturne ink on white. I colored with the above distress oxide inks along with mustard seed and black soot. I stamped the sentiments from Love Wordfetti on white and trimmed down to size. It's hard to see in the photo but I popped the sentiments and van up with foam tape. 


 Love Wordfetti and Grunge Elements 2 are part of the awesome Overstock Sale

going on for the entire month of February. Check it out!



I hope you enjoyed today's card and thanks for stopping by!


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