Friday, February 18, 2011

Valentine's Day continued............

ello govna  (that is 16's greeting to you all)

Hey everyone (my greeting),  its definitely a TGIF kinda day around here.  Although I have had 3 days of feeling pretty darn good. WooHoo!!  Hopefully the Creeping Crud won't come back. 

So today I wanted to show you the Valentines I made for the girls.

Remember, this is what they started out as.

This is how they ended up.

Woodgrain background and Well Scripted (retired).  Whisper white, soft suede, early espresso, riding hood red, marina mist, crumb cake and old olive cardstock.  Soft suede, Marina mist, crumb cake and black Stazon inks.  Sm. and Lg. oval punches, little leaves die, big shot, 2 step bird punch, small heart punch, sticky rhinestones, black sharpie and dimensionals.

This was alot of fun to make.  I love how it turned out.  I freehanded the tree, that was interesting.  Its really hard to make branches look natural.  Well, hard for me. 

I took one of our sticky rhinestones and colored it black with a Sharpie and used it for her eye.  Nifty eh?

This is the daddy bird.  Its hard to tell in this pic but I sponged some clouds.  Its much more noticable looking at it in front of me here. 

This one was for 16 and she seemed to like it alot. 

Here is Grace's

Inspired by Nature, Flight of the Butterfly and Well Scripted (retired).  Whisper white and poppy parade cardstock.  Old olive, bashful blue, black Stazon and pumpkin pie inks.  Beautiful butterflies die, big shot, transparencies, polka dot embossing folder, sticky rhinestones. 

She is much more girly than 16 so I used alot of rhinestones on hers.  Good thing they're cheap.  I need to order more.

I thought maybe the transparency would make it look like the wings were fluttering really fast.  Not sure I achieved that but it still looks cool. 

So there ya go.  My special Valentines for my special Valentines. 

Tonight was also a special night.

 The Father/Daughter dance. husband dreads looks forward to it every year.  After tonight he only has one year left.  I tell him to enjoy it because he won't be dancing with her again, most likely, until her wedding.  And I'm hoping that is at least 15 years away. 

They are home now and she had an awesome time!  Thanks Daddy!

Alrighty then, thats it for tonight.  I want to hear all the details of the dance. 

Thanks for stopping by.  You make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. 

Blessings, b.


Chris Occhipinti said...

Beth, these are absolutely DARLING. You are so darn creative, I tell ya...those tree branches look very lifelike (I don't know what you were worried about, LOL).
Glad to hear you're feeling better, too!

Mary said...

I have to tell you again, that I think Grace is beautiful - gorgeous hair too; like one of the My Twinn Friends' doll I saw recently and almost bought....She is gonna break some hearts when she gets older. Mary