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January 19, 2012

Make Your Valentine Card Even More Special

Hi Michelle here from Lady of Leisure Ink.  I want to start off by saying a huge thank you to Pam for inviting me to be a guest designer here of The BugBytes - I am beyond flattered.

I thought I would just make a simple card for Valentines Day for my youngest daughter.  February is a very busy month for me in the card making department as both my daughters have birthdays this month (one actually on Valentines Day.) Don't forget to check the end of this post on how to make your valentine card more special.

Here is the card I made for her.

This is an SVG file from Lettering Delights, called Kyoto Kuties which was given as a freebie by Jin from Under A Cherry Tree.  I made mine into a card by taking two of the base layers and welding them together in Silhouette Studio.  These are the various component parts cut out and ready to be assembled.

I ran the various pieces through the Xyron machine, and then stuck them all together.  I used pop-dots for her sleeves and hands to give a little more dimension.

In the original SVG file this little girl is holding an umbrella, but I decided to give her this sign instead.  The stamp I bought in the dollar bin at M's several years ago, and the card stock is taped to a toothpick which I coloured with a Stampin' Up marker.

Here is another look at her with the envelope I made from a piece of patterned card stock called 'Harmony' (My Little Shoebox.)

As promised an idea to make your valentine card a little more special, check out this link Valentines Postmark.  I have lived in Colorado since 1999, and was so excited to find out about the special postmark you could get from Loveland, CO.  Over the years I discovered many other places that put special postmarks on envelopes for 14th February - my girls and husband got them every year (of course I never knew who they were from as the cards were never signed.)

Thank you again Pam for inviting me to play, and thanks everyone for stopping by today. I hope you come by sometime and visit my blog.



Carole P said...

Michelle this is so cute and special! Your daughter will love it! I love this svg file. I can't wait to be able to do these kinds of things when I get my Cameo. Thanks so much for sharing!

mfc.melissamade2 said...

THIS is so SUPER cute!!! Love the sweer expression on her face!

LisaB said...

Michelle, what a grat card. Love the idea of sending a valentine from a special place. Thanks for sharing

papillon digital design said...

This is awesome! Love love the card and I am sure your daughter will too. TFS

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Beautiful little card. TFS

Lori said...

This is adorable! I just love it. It will bring a smile to your daughter's face :)

Cindy@ Scrap-obsessed.blogspot.com said...

How cute is that?! I love it.

Kate said...

So cute Michelle, your daughter will love it. Welcome to the Bugbytes.

Tee said...

I love Asian inspired anything and this card is just amazing and your daughter is going to love it.


AllisonF (Goody Bag Diva) said...

I love this card!! too cute!

Deb said...

I adore this card! It is so sweet...and totally original!

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Hrvatica said...

Super cute card.

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