Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Canoe Be My Valentine??

So this is my first ever challenge card.   I don't usually go all crazy for Valentines Day, but it's that time of year and I wanted to use this cute (retired) stamp set I have from SU called Vintage Valentines.  The cardstock is SU and everything else is from my stash.  Here is the sketch I was following from http://stamping411.blogspot.com/:

                                                   This is my take on the sketch:
                                                (I followed it very closely!!  LOL!!)

                                               Close up of the stamped image:

I heat embossed the hearts, and coloured the image with water pencils (crayola), Martha Stewart crayons and SU markers.  I also went over the letters with Stampin' Write Journaler in basic black from SU to make them stand out a bit more! 


  1. First ever challenge?!?! WOW! You rocked it out! What a sweet Valentine image! Thanks for joining us at Stamping 411 :)

  2. Oh...that's a cute stamp and greeting! Way to go!
    Thanks for playing along with Stamping 411!

  3. What a darling stamp. Too cute!!! Thanks for sharing it.

  4. I remember that stamp set. I still love that sentiment. What an awesome valentine!

  5. Totally gorgeous! I love your coloring, you rocked the challenge!

  6. Yes, you did follow the sketch carefully. Great job -- love the canoe image! Thanks for playing along with the Stamping 411 Operators this week! Blessings, Gretchen