Friday, January 6, 2012

OXOXOXOX... 8-)

Hi all! And a Very Happy Friday to you! Hope you have been having a Wonderful first week of the new year! Mine has been good, Super busy, but good! 8-)  I've been working on several Valentine type projects that you all will get to see over the next few days. Let me tell ya, I just Love making Valentine's cards, almost more than making Christmas or Halloween cards.. lol So be forewarned..8-)  So for today's post, I thought I would share my Super quick cards inspired by Impression Obsession's Hearts and Flowers Challenge.

I actually made a few of these... They are all a bit different from each other though which makes it kind of fun to make up a bunch.. 8-) 

I just Loved this Darling card by Mitra Friant, the Owner of Impression Obsession, and thought I would try my hand at a few, but with a Valentine theme instead.. I started off by stamping my Sweet Valentine stamps image by Leigh Hannan onto both white and pink CS from my stash using Aged Mahogany Distress ink.  I colored up the Valentine stamps images I stamped onto the white CS with my trusty Copics and cut  them out. The ones I stamped onto my Pink CS, I kept intact and matted them up with some burgundy CS from my stash and attached them to my brick red card bases. To finish them all up,  I just popped up a few of the ones that I colored up and cut out onto each card using a bit of foam tape and then stamped my Cute little I/O OXOXOX Sentiment , also by Leigh Hannan, directly onto my Card base with Aged Mahogany Distress ink. See, pretty easy peasy, huh?... 8-) 

Hope you all have a Fantastic day & thanks so much for dropping by!
Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

  1. These are so adorable! Love this idea! :)

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  2. Adorable cards - now I need that stamp too :)

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  3. Love them all...very valentine like. A great bunch!
    PH

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  4. Hi Shannon, sorry I have not visited for a while!!
    Wow! these are gorgeous! I love the colours and designs. Really pretty cards. Love the XOXO sentiments!
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs Sue xx

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  5. Fabulous cards girlfriend! I just {heart} those tiny postage stamp images and the ones cut out and colored look great on top! What a neat idea! Such sweet designs! :o)

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  6. Shannon, this is so sweet. I love the 3 postage stamps popped up for added dimension. :)
    Hugs~

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  7. OMGosh these are so cool Shannon!! I LOVE that stamp and how you've popped a few of the postage stamps! Awesome creations!!
    Hugs, Tammy :)

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  8. Shannon, your artistic eye has once again grabbed me! Love the spotlighting effect on your card with the collage stamp! Perfect for just about any occasion! It's beautiful!

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  9. oh, how fun are these cards with those tiny little stamps!!! What a crafty and clever little design, and each one is unique! Awesome coloring of those tiny stamps too :)

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  10. Great Valentines day cards for sure! Thank you for sharing!

    Katie B.

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  11. Terrifically eyecatching cards!

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  12. Great card!! Congratulatins on your win at Impression Obsession!!

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