Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Valentine Inspiration with Alicia!

Good morning Quick Quotes readers, Alicia blogging today. I created a couple of non traditional Valentine's cards with the latest Quick Quotes papers Spring Showers and Navigator. 

I loved the print on this Spring Showers paper and wanted to feature as much as possible but with a twist. I chose to layer it on a step card. I stamped the sentiment with Terra Cotta PowderPuff Chalking Ink and fussy cut.  To finish this card I added some ribbon and pearls.

Here's a close up of the printed paper. I love the effect from consecutive pieces of the print separated by only a sliver of white card stock chalked heavily with more Terra Cotta.

 
My second card is more masculine.  I thought of giving this one to my son for Valentine's.  I just love the harlequin pattern.  I accented it with a harlequin die cut.  
 
I used the brand new 2018 Capri Blue PowderPuff Chalking Ink to ink the white card stock under the die cut area.  I stamped the sentiment and inked all the edges with the same color.  
 

I added some sequins and a ribbon to finish off this card.




Quick Quotes Products:
Navigator Paper Pack: 100
Spring Showers: 102, 103 and 105 *Coming Soon*
PowderPuff Chalking Inks: Capri Blue and Terra Cotta
 
Other Products:
Sentiment Stamps by Stampin Up and Close to My Heart
Die by Tim Holtz
Pearls, Ribbons and Sequins

I hope you are inspired to think outside of the box for this years Valentine's cards.  Thanks so much for stopping by today!

~ Alicia
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1 comments:

Dorlene Durham said...

Beautiful cards. I love the way you die cut some of the harlequins out - such a great idea!