A Romantic Valentine with Rhonda

Happy Monday to you!  It's Rhonda here today to host the blog.

I have a soft romantic card with flourishes in pink, brown and green tones to share with you. This week's challenge is to add a flourish and I thought I would make a Valentine's style card to meet the challenge criteria.

I started with the largest Card Maker Scalloped Rectangle die, then cut a layer in the brown quatrefoil pattern from the Card Maker Rectangle dies.  I thought some pretty border cuts would look nice and soft behind these layers, so I adhered from behind.  

Each of these layers is attached with foam squares to give a little dimension and interest.

After adding the Oval Boutique Stacker, I knew I wanted to use the Lattice Heart and Vines on this card. The soft green vining behind it is the Celtic Heart.  

I cut two Lattice Heart and Vines, one in a darker pattern that I trimmed the heart border from and and adhered to my first cut to help frame it. I backed the heart with some darker pink patterned paper to emphasize the lattice. 

Diamond Stickles were added to the center of my Cuties 2 flower and the lighter colored vines outside of the heart and my Mini Butterfly. A bit of lightweight florist wire and a quilling tool were used to create my butterfly antennae. I used a glassine bag and cut a Tiny Fanciful Flourish and you'll see it spraying out from my butterfly faintly.  

Cheery Lynn Designs dies used:
Celtic Heart - B144
Lattice Heart and Vines - B368
Cuties 2 - B150
Tiny Fanciful Flourish Left and Right - B387
Flourish Leaf Strip - B178
Ankara Lace Border - B332
Dancing Doily Lace Border - DL134
Horizon Oval Boutique Stacker Frames - DL252
Card Maker Rectangle Classic - CM-1
Card Maker Rectangle Classic - CM-2
Mini Butterflies with Angel Wings - D138
Tags 4 - B263

Please join us this week for our "Add a Flourish" challenge here on the blog!  You could be the very lucky winner of a $20 gift certificate to go shopping at the Cheery Lynn Designs online store!

We always enjoy seeing your inspirational creations!

Thanks so much for stopping on over today!!!
~ Rhonda


  1. Just beautiful, I love all the layers!!

  2. Such a gorgeous card. I love all the layers and the beautiful details.

  3. This is not a cars its something you frame!

  4. Your card is so gorgeous, Rhonda! All the layers of fabulous die cuts and the papers you chose are fabulous! Love the butterflies and your flower...all beautiful!

  5. Very fun design the layers and embellishments are lovely.

    Hugs diane


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