Friday, June 21, 2013

It's all about love

I love LOVE! 
Don't you all?  It's an amazing feeling, and often an amazing accomplishment!
My hubby and I sometimes have to work really hard at our love,
and other times it's super easy!
Wait, maybe that's our relationship!
Anyways, sometimes I like to make him a card, and leave it on the windshield of his car
so when he comes out from work there is a surprise for him!
I made this cute card last night for him!
I used the encrusted jewel technique that I found on the Stampendous blog
and that's their challenge for this month!
I bet when you hear jewel you automatically think girly girl right??
I think it's all about the colors, and I think even guys
like something shiny and pretty every now and then!
You can see the flecks of mica and large pink glitter that are standing out
against the embossed background!
It's really pretty cool looking
 
Then I stamped the butterflies and sentiment using a Unity Stamp Set
I stamped in white on the black paper, and it of course gives that chalkboard look!
Finally I finished it off with some washi tape.
Just a few strips gives the card a real finished look!

 
What are you creating today??
I'd love to see it!
 
 
Linking up with:
Stampendous: Encrusted Jewels
Flutterby Wednesday: Sketch
 



18 comments:

  1. That is SOOOOO pretty. I'm going to have to try that!!

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  2. Oh I love it ..loved reading your post and the jewel encrusted technique is stunning and I will have to give this a go for sure Diane!
    Wishing you a great weekend.
    Hugs
    Tracy
    xoxox

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  3. That encrusted jewel technique looks really cool with the chalkboard technique.

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  4. wow! how did you do the encrusted jewels? wow! So pretty

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    1. Check out the stampendous blog! Its pretty easy and very stunning

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  5. So pretty I need to try that

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  6. Gorgeous card!!! How nice to leave a card on hubbys windshield!!!

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  7. Your hubby is very lucky to have you! How thoughtful to leave a card for him, and such a sparkly beautiful one!

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  8. Such a gorgeous background and I love anything with butterflies. Beautifully done!

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  9. Cool. Love how you managed to make it look non girly. Great technique. Tks for sharing.

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  10. That is so romantic and such a beautiful card,I love the colours...
    Thanks for joining in with us at Flutter By Wednesday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. Great card! Guys always like shiny and pretty....cars :-)

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  12. Eeks! I love your sneaky trips to your hubby's car at work. He has to love this not only for that sentiment, but it's SO handsome! Your Encrusted Jewel Technique looks amazing, better than a spattered paint technique! Thanks for playing along with the Stampendous June Challenge using the Encrusted Jewel Technique.

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  13. Terrific card! I bet your husband loved it! That mica can be so manly, I think! Thanks so much for playing with our challenge this month!

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Thank you for all your comments! They are the cherry on top of my sundae!