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

8 comments:

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

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

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

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  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!

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

    Hugs diane

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