Saturday, 14 February 2015

Greg's Valentine Card

Happy St. Valentine's Day!  No romantic meal for 2 for me ... we were at a 5 year old's birthday party with chocolate cake and pass-the-parcel instead ... much better craic :)

Anyway this is the card I made for my other half.  As you know I'm not into 'mushy' cards, and had half an idea knocking about my head for a few days to use this little alien and that sentiment.   I had intended to stamp my sentiment on the moon, but I forgot myself and embossed my circles before I remembered.  Not to worry, I love how it turned out!

Alien from High Hopes - Alien Special Set
Moon from Paper Smooches - Smarty Pants
Sentiment from The Alley Way Stamps - More than Words
All coloured with watercolour pencils.  White paint splattered on BG and a few starry gems added. I used my Cuttlebug to emboss the moon using an old Ellison Design folder.

Stamping Sensations February - anything goes
Stamp and Create February - all you need is love
Crafty Cardmakers #132 - love love love
Papertake Weekly - hearts +/or flowers
Crafty Catz #266 - for the boys
Sweet Stampin' - inspired by a song ... well what about Frank Sinatra and "Fly me to the Moon" :)
Allsorts #298 - any occasion other than Birthday
Penny's challenge #214 - embossing
Tuesday Throwdown #231 - love is in the air
Cuttlebug Mania - I {heart} you
The Alley Way Stamps February - anything goes (I'm not sure if my card qualifies or not as I've used other manufacturers too)


  1. This is a brilliant Valentine's card, Lynne, so original! I love the sentiment!!

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog last week, they were very much appreciated. X

    love mags b x

  2. Fabulous fun card :o)
    Jackie xx

  3. A perfect creation for our themes Lynne, thanks so much for joining in at Allsorts and Stamping Sensations challenges.

    B x

  4. Excellent - I'm sure Greg loved it! Jo x

  5. Great card and perfect for our challenge at Allsorts, xxxx

  6. Cute, cute card!!! Love your 'alien' and the surface of his planet! Thanks for playing along with us @ Cuttlebug Mania.
    Belinda DT

  7. What an amazing card!! Thank you for joining in with our Love Love Love Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and More
    Hugs, Sue

  8. I'm not into mushy cards either, Lynne. This is perfect! Cute alien, and great use of the embossing folder for the moon. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.


  9. It may not be mushy, but it's sentimental all the same. Fabulous card!

  10. Oh this is briliant and a really fun valentine.

  11. Such a great valentines card! Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin' this week, hope to see you again soon! Pami x

  12. Oh this made me smile Lynne what a brilliant card fun image and lovely sentiment, totally ACE.
    lorraine x

  13. So cute!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More!

  14. Oh, how cute! I am sure your hubby loved that little alien...I do. Would you believe I wrote that same sentiment in my hubby's card?

  15. So cute! Thanks for joining us at Penny's challenge-see you Wednesday for a new one :)

  16. This is such a funny card, I might say - cosmic! Thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz and please come back again on Friday.
    Anna xxx

  17. Super fun card.Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

  18. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.
    Hugs Julie x

  19. Adorable project! Thank you for sharing it with us at Allsorts and good luck in the challenge!

  20. Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations Allsorts challenges, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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