My daughter and I recently participated in a Valentine card drive. Winter Wonderland Crafter sponsored it on her blog. All the cards received will be delivered to several children's hospitals (St. Judes, Vanderbilt and Texas Children's hospital). I felt that this was such a wonderful thing for my daughter and I to participate in. The guidelines were pretty specific as the cards were going to children. Embellishments were not encouraged as they could be a choking hazard. I never realized just how many embellishments I used until I couldn't. Due to no embellishments the cards are pretty basic but I still wanted to share them with you.
Made by my daughter
Made by myself
My daughter and I had a great time making these. I only wish I could see the look on the faces of all the children that will receive a homemade Valentine.
This is a card I made for a friend who loves anything pirate. The ship is from the Cricut cartridge Wrap It Up and was cut at four inches. The pirate chick and sentiment rubber stamps are by Stampendous.
This is a card I made for the Krafty Valentine Challenge over at Timeless Twine For the challenge the card had to be a kraft color base, use a scallop shape and use Timeless Twine. I did not have the twine so I substituted embroidery floss for the twine. I used the Cricut cartridges Straight From The Nest and Simply Charmed. The face is stamped using Everyday Character face stamp by Peachy Keen. The heart stickers are from K & Company. The "love" and "be mine" stickers were in my stash and the company is unknown.
Here are a few cards that I have made over the last few months.
The above card was made using the Cricut cartridges Forever Young (for the lady) and Celebrations (for the presents). The sentiment is a rubber stamp by Hampton Art.
This was a super simple card I made using patterned paper and one rubber stamp. The stamp is by Stamping Bella and the stamp is called "Betty The Bookworm".
Another one using Betty The Bookworm. I love this stamp. I think she is too cute! The sentiment is by Hampton Art.
This Mickey card was made using the Mickey & Friends Cricut cartridge. I used Snow-Tex and glitter for the snow effect. The sentiments used on the sign are from Pink By Design. It does not show up in the photo but I did put the tires thru the Cuttlebug using an embossing folder. In doing this it gave it the right amount of texture to look like a real tire.
This card was made using the Create A Critter cartridge. I used gems and fish shaped brads on it.
This card is similar to the one I posted on October 6, 2011. I used different colors here. One of my favorite stamps! The stamp is from Paper Pretties.
This "snowflake" was made out of plain white copier paper. It was made by my daughter with the help of her babysitter. We had several of them hanging throughout the house during the holidays. The photo doesn't really show how big it is. It was actually quite large. My daughter loved making them and they made the house feel very festive.