Friday, February 21, 2014

Valentine - Card in a Box

Hi friends ~

I've been meaning to pop by and show you my very first Card in a Box all week.  It wasn't the easiest to photograph but here it is.


I've used Crumb Cake, Early Espresso and Whisper White c/s, papers and inks.  There is also some heat and stick powder, and dazzling diamonds, white heat embossing and of course the delicious Silver Glimmer paper.  A little touch of Cherry Cobbler and the white Stampin' Chalk Marker brightens things up a bit.


Stamp sets used are Hearts a Flutter and Perfect Pennants.  I used several different framelits and dies - if you want more info feel free to email me, or leave a comment and I'll be happy to help you.




I had a hard time keeping it flat as it's been open on the dining table since Valentine's day.  It fits perfectly in a C6 envelope for posting - what an awesome 'wow' card to receive in the mail!  I followed a super simple video tute from Tanya Bell, you can find it here.

We have a celebration happening at our house this weekend.  The twins are having their second birthday. They're not really sure what all the fuss is about, but I have no doubt they're going to enjoy candles and cake!  Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you enjoy your weekend as much as I'm going to enjoy mine!

5 comments:

  1. This is AMAZING Patrice, and in my favourite colours and patterns. So gorgeous

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  2. Wow! Patrice, what a labour of love.

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  3. WOW!...This is totally gorgeous P, you created such a perfect blend of masculine but still beautiful. What a fab combination of colours, patterns and sparkle. xxx

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  4. Wow this is fabulous Patrice a lot of thought and work has gone into it. Susan x

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  5. Patrice, this one of the prettiest I've seen! I made one for Valentine's Day, but never posted it because it had so much retired product in it. My recipient just gushed over it! They are lots of fun!

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