Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentines Day!

I've just gotta share the sweet little note my daughter left me this am on our chalkboard. :)  If you can't read it, the note says, "I love you Mom.  You are mine."   Dad was added in after the fact- LOL!  She did give her Daddy his valentine the night before because she just couldn't wait, so I don't feel bad.  She wrote this with her left hand using mammoth sized sidewalk chalk, which made it hard to read.  She is sorta ambidextrous, originally she was all about her left hand, but now that she writes she uses her right.  She still throws and does a few other things with her left hand.  Just using that big brain of hers evenly! ;)  Can you tell that this tickled me and made my heart swell?  Can you tell I love my little girl?  Probably not at all!

I gave her a valentine I made a while back with the hamster, remember this card, because she saw me using the stickers and LOVED them!  Here is what I gave the hubby.  My card is mostly classy elegant, because I like that look!  It features the Top Dog Heart Doily Die (remember I can't get enough of it), some Neat and Tangled Sequins, part of the arrow die from MFT (feathers and arrows set) and the sentiment from CAS-ual Fridays.

A couple of things that I used that made me feel ingenious...please don't dispute it, just let me ride this wave even if you don't agree :)...  were some of the kitchen supplies I used.  Because I didn't have any vellum I used wax paper, not the same as vellum, but it worked well enough to put sequins in between the two heart layers.  I also used a brand new twist tie for the arrow shaft.  The shaft that comes with the MFT die was too narrow and short for my purposes, so this twist tie was perfect.



Whether you like Valentines or not, I hope you have a bright and cheery day.  Thanks for swinging by!

Entering into:
Little Tangles- Celebrate Love  (since I used their sequins)
The Card Concept- Monochromatic Pink 






10 comments:

Karin Åkesdotter said...

WOW your card is BEAUTIFUL - I love it! But have to admit I Think I love your daughter's note a bit more - it made me smile big and warmed my heart!!! TFS!!!

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

OK, you are ingenious with your kitchen supplies, but let's not forget that you're using what is probably a Christmas sentiment here. Also very, very clever and perfect for a romantic valentine! Thanks so much for joining us at the Card Concept!

Tracy Ercole said...

This is so beautiful! Love the idea to use wax paper. Thanks for joining us at Little Tangles.

Kelly Griglione said...

What a great idea to use that sentiment for Valentine's ... a completely different meaning : ) Love it, and your twist tie and wax paper! Your daughter's note is absolutely precious. Don't you wish you could bottle these moments up to savor years later?!

~amy~ said...

wax paper?! <<-- genius
Looks AWESOME!

That girl of yours....soooooo sweet!

Betty J. said...

How cool is that? :ove the arrow that goes through the doily. Thanks for playing along with us in the Little Tangels challenge and hope to see you again.

Karen D said...

Love your very soft colours Katie. A gorgeous Valentines card. I think you are incredibly clever using kitchen supplies. :-) Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

Joni nina Andaya said...

What a Fabulous idea Katie!!! Love it!

Jessica Pascarella said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful project with us at Little Tangles Challenge! We hope to see you again!

Deepti said...

Wow wax paper!! U r a genius and I just love the beauty of ur card :)