Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Love and Fluff

Making a valentines card for my husband is so hard, how do I do it without making it too girly?  Well this year I thought I would try limiting my colour palette and go for blacks and kraft shades...that is manly right?



















I used the stamp set 'Go with Your Heart' 40-043 by Penny Black, and stamped the sentiment inside. The card blank and kraft circle were cut using  spellbinders dies and then the main image stamped onto white card, coloured with copics, lightly shaded with Antique Linen dye ink and then cut out. Feathers were added and the heart in the centre of the image stamped and embossed onto Kraft chipboard, coloured with copics and a (twine) hemp bow added. I am entering this in the casual friday challenge here and the Lily pad cards challenge - see side bar for links to challenge sites.
Would you like a chance to win this stamp set? 



To be included in the draw please:-
1) Leave a comment at the end of this post and
2) Become a follower of my blog (if you are not already a follower) and
3) If you have a blog please share the link to this giveaway.

Good Luck everyone, I will draw the winner on the 31st January at 9pm BST.

Hugs Cathy
x









32 comments:

Cathy Fong said...

Very beautiful card ,Cathy ! :) love the colors!

Paula (PEP) said...

I know what you mean for my husband does not do 'cute' at all - a very proper English Gentleman type. Love the way you've used the Antique Linen to soften the white & that's some pretty nifty Copics colouring especially with the reds on kraft. The layering of the prinicpal heart over the feathers works beautifully & I'd certainly love to win the stamp - that's one of my targets this year: building my PB collection. Thanks for a chance of doing just that - sidebar is adorned & am already a Follower.
Paula (PEP)

Virginia L. said...

You have used this set so beautifully! What an awesome stamp set! Ren is going to love this and YOU to pieces!!

Arlene said...

Very cool. I'll link up to this post from my blog. What a nice set to give.

I love the addition of those feathers. Gives an air of sexiness, which is a GOOD thing.

Annette said...

wow your card is beautiful...great use of this awesome stamp set and love the shape of your card...Love it.

sheila said...

Hi Cathy! I love your card and am excited for the possibility of winning this beautiful image! It is very generous of you! I have blogged and added your link to my blog
http://sheila-colormehappy.blogspot.com/2012/01/birds-birds.html

thanks for the chance to win!

Dawn said...

what a perfect card for a guy... just the right amount of "oh that's cute". Thanks for the chance to win this set, - have added to my sidebar and am a follower.

Melissa_Melz said...

Love your card, Cathy :)

Thanks for the chance to win and I've already follow you and added your link too..

Barb said...

What a perfect Valentine for a guy, Cathy! Just love this!

Cards Gifts and more said...

Great combination of colors !! Totally love it :)

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Lisa's Creative Niche said...

THis is stunning! So excited to be a new follower thanks to Virgina for showing me your blog! Thank you so much for the chance at such a wonderful stamp set!
Lisa
lisascreativeniche at gmail.com

Maureen Morton said...

I, too followed here from Virgina (one of your fans). Love it here and will return. This stamp set is cute and if hubby isn't happy with this great card he doesn't deserve it (or you! ha!).

Penny Ward said...

I love the feathers!!! Your DH will love this card because he loves you. :)

Deirdre said...

Cathy - stunning card. Your hubby will love it. Thanks for the chance to win... already a follower and posted on my sidebar!

~Happy New Year to you and your family. Wishing you everything wonderful for 2012.~

stamping sue said...

You can't go wrong using kraft cards! great card.
thanks for chance to win stamp set.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Iin Aryanti said...

Your cards are very beautiful Cathy! The card still looks manly, although there are image flowers stamp there. Thanks for a chance.

Lin said...

Beautifully done, sista!! Love that you entered it into the Lily Pad Cards challenge - a lovely use of chipboard! Ren will adore this!

Jaclyn Miller said...

Those feathers are wonderful! Thank you so much for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays.

Julie Day said...

Beautiful shaped card, love the flowers and colors:) Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

Denise said...

I'm a new follower Cathy, although I already had your site bookmarked! Thanks for the chance to win the set! Love your cards!
DeniseB

Nancy said...

Loving the black and kraft color combo with that great pop of red, Cathy. I think it's perfectly masculine and a really fabulous design! So glad you are joining us at the Lily Pad!

cardcreationsnz said...

A beautiful card. I always find it had to make male cards & I think you have done a great job.

Thanks for the chance to win. I have become a follower and have added your link to by blog.

charli said...

Nice mix of colors and stamps on this one!!

walchowDesign said...

Definitely love the masculine look of this card, Cathy!

Lynn W. said...

The colours and shape look fab together Cathy! Hope your shoulder is getting better now too.

Lynn Wild

Kaz Morris said...

I would definitely send that to my husband! I just love what you do with your stamps Cathy you clever girl xx

Eileen said...

Love your card it is beautiful. We would love you to join in our valentine challenge over at Let's Craft and Create

Eileen said...

Love your card it is beautiful. We would love you to join in our valentine challenge over at Let's Craft and Create

Diane said...

A lovely card. Your colour choice is spot on. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Let's Craft & Create.

Mandy said...

Fabulous card Cathy! Just perfect for our challenge.

Sharon said...

Hello, dear Cathy. I hope you're well.

As always, your work is so inspirational and I love your choice of colour/cardstock. Husbands are hard to cater for but this card is just perfect. :D

Take care of yourself.

Sharon (craftshare)