Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Happy Valentine's Day!

Playing along with
Word Art Wednesday Challenge

Hi, Friends!

I'm just popping in quick to share with you a couple Valentine cards that I made.  I wanted to get a couple entered into the Word Art Wednesday Challenge that will be closing soon. 

I hope to get back into my craft room today.  I've been busy painting the bathroom and other daily life things.  Our new granite counter top comes this Thursday, so I had to get things done.  You know when you think you have all the spots painted?  Well, I looked this morning and there is a few spots that needs touch up.  But, that's ok...just a few spots!  Anyways, things haven't been updated for nearly twenty years, so it will look great once things are all completed.

Ok, onto my cards that I made...

The first one was so fun!  I've already given this card to my hair stylist.  She is a crafter, too!  It was so fun giving this card to her.  Seeing her big smile was worth all the effort...so fun!

And, here is the card...

The card is self-explanatory, so I'll just say the die and sentiment is from MFT.  The hearts were made using a Martha Stewart punch.  I struggled a bit placing the lip balm into the pouch.  The lip balm was a little too big for the pouch.  I had to place tape over the back of the white covering inside the card.  But, it's ok for I hope she would open it anyways to take out the lip balm.  I just made it easier for her by placing a few pieces of removable tape.  I didn't take a pic of the card after I placed it in a glassine bag decorated with ribbon and heart doily(*pfft...next time*).  But, anyways, it was a fun project!

My next card is for my friend, Nancy, who loves owls!  The owls are also from MFT.  And, here is my card...

I colored the owls with copics.  The heart stencil is from MFT.  The white panel was die cut using a Mama Elephant die.  And, the twine is from SU.  

Ok, that's all for now.  I'll be back in a couple days to reveal my planner for Paper Sweeties.  Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by today!  Take good care!



  1. What lucky friends you have, Maria! The lip balm card is wonderful & just the perfect little something for your hairdresser! Oh those owls are adorable & you've reminded me I have that heart stencil--better get it out! I know you're going to be so excited with the "new" BR!

  2. Very sweet, I especially love that lip balm card!

  3. That piuch is so clever! Lovely cards Maria and I'm sure your friends will love them!

  4. Two wonderful cards, Maria! You are such a thoughtful friend! I love that you found a way around the size of the lip balm. Such a great saying with it too! Those owls are adorable and such a great color combination and design!

  5. LOVE them BOTH! The lip balm and the owls were both Clever!
    Enjoy your new bathroom makeover! How FUN!

  6. So fun and so, so sweet! Love the Owls and what a great stenciled background! And the card with the lip balm totally made me smile! Such a great pun, and I love the combo card/treat design!