Monday, January 20, 2020

Quick and Easy XO Card

Hello friends!
I am popping in with a quick card. 
It all started with a piece of Distress Oxide-inked paper.
You see, I like to create inky paper before going to bed. 
All you do is spray your favorite ink onto watercolor/Bristol paper and then have a good sleep.
 Guess what!? The next morning, your paper is all set and ready to go!
I love this Altenew Floral Heart Frame Die and think it can be overlooked as the price point is low .
Compared with other types of dies. this die can give you so much MILEAGE!

Here is my latest inky result.

I left the bits intact inside the leaves and petals. I love that they give the die extra pops of colors.

xo -001

As for the background, I took out some unusual stamps for the background. 

Look closely as I use the starburst and floral stamps for this fun card.
xo (2)

I then added a few gold elements (Washi Tape, gold sentiment and sequins). 
This card came together rather quickly! 

I hope you like it! 
 From>code "MLK2020"

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Karen Dunbrook said...

really beautiful card mf.
They were missing you at Creativation….I heard your name mentioned a few times on some of the videos I watched.
Hope you are well and keeping warm
xx Karen said...

Lovely card and background!
Do like this heart die!

Karthikha said...

Ooh I lovvvve this card! Beautiful ink spray colors and design! :)

Linda BL said...

Love all the detail in your card. The Gold Stings Washi Tape, the gold XO, and the gold stipe add so much to your lovely background and softly colored heart. Voila! A great card.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Two beauties with that heart die, Virginia! I love the deep colors of the center heart on card one with the embossed duo behind! And the stargazer lily parts stamped behind the heart on card two look amazing!!

Andre M. said...

The background is just enough and allows the beautiful heart to take centre stage on the card.

Harriet said...

Beautiful, just the kind of card I adore.

conil said...

How clever you are to use the stargazer burst for your background on the 2nd card. Brilliant idea and it looks so natural with the hearts and flowers. The 1st card looks decidedly masculine to me for some reason but it certainly shows up that filigree heart beautifully.

Sue D said...

Very pretty colors.

Cindy C. said...

Both so beautiful!!!

Jen said...

Great cards. I especially love the design and colors of your second card - beautiful!

Dawn T said...

what a stunner Virginia. I like the idea of making the watercolour backgrounds before bed... must try that myself.

Denise Bryant said...

Love that delicate heart design! Beautiful cards!

Purple Princess said...

Super fun card!