Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Love & Romance - Shabby Chic Card

I am in my favorite zone right now - all things red, pink, and heart-shaped!! That's right, Valentine's are in the house and I'm having a blast.



I have a big thank you to give out to The Card Concept challenge this week because they are feeding my V-day addiction with their new inspiration image.


Seeing that vintage paper in the background made me want to go all shabby chic with my designs, so that's exactly what I did.

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I incorporated the vintage paper, the notes of green, pink and beige, and brought some beautiful paper flowers (by Recollections) into the mix.

The sentiment is from a set I designed for STAMPlorations called Strong Women. I love how mushy gushy it makes me feel. 


But listen, friends, Valentine's day isn't all about being mushy. If you've visited my blog a time or two, you know by now that I LOVE humor. 

Enter: 


This sentiment from my A Funny Kind of Love stamp set. That set is FULL of fun sentiments for lovey-dovey occasions.

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So there you go - two similar cards, one sweet, one snarky.

By the way - for my bloggy followers, you can get 20% off these stamp sets in the STAMPlorations shop by using my personal code: STAMPGIRLBECCA at checkout.

I'm going to enter my cards into the following challenges:
Frilly & Funkie - Shabby Chic Valentine
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - Color of Love
Try it on Tuesday - Hearts and Flowers

 Now get your beautiful behinds over to Card Concept and check out all the inspiration from designers who have super diverse card-making styles! 



24 comments:

  1. Both cards are amazing and loving 'both' of the sentiments x

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  2. beautiful cards!!
    cheers
    preety

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  3. Shabby chic looks good on you girl!! These are both full of romance and beauty!

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  4. Such a beautiful card Becca- that cute little heart there- it is perfect! BTW, I wanted to ask you, did my card reach you? It has been a long long time that I had sent you now-over 2 months I guess.. :P
    Suchi xx

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  5. A wonderful entry to our hearts and flowers theme over at Try It On Tuesday! Thank you very much for joining us!
    ♥♥♥
    Susi

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  6. Such a gorgeous Valentine! Love the centers of your flowers!

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  7. Such great cards! Love the distressing!

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  8. Both gorgeous! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  9. Fabulous shabby style for both your cards!!! Love your design and the heart doilies! Great sentiments and amazing pink! I'm in love with the first one! Pinned
    https://it.pinterest.com/pin/534802524486764943/

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  10. The shabby chic style of both your cards are soooooooo beautiful, Becca!!!!!! Lovely romantic look on both!!!! Love that cute sentiment on the 2nd one!!!!!
    Have a great day!!!!!
    Hugz

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  11. I'm so pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday with these wonderful cards! I love the sentiment on the bottom one but must confess that the romantic in me prefers the top one with the beautiful flowers! Chrisx

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  12. Oh be still my shabby chic gorgeousness!!!! Love your elegant details and soft colors!! Fabulous Becca!! :) HUGS

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  13. Your talents knows no bounds Becca! Both card are simply beautiful. So many gorgeous elements added. Love them both. BTW You could enter these beauties over at The Mod Squad Challenge for their Hearts/Flowers Challenge.

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  14. This is so pretty. I love the shabby chic you created because mine turns more into shabby S......well you know. I love this card....very romantic

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  15. What a fabulous pair of cards Becca - both are beautiful in their own way. You really have been having fun.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  16. What a stunning card Becca! Love the colors, the papers, and all of the great texture and dimension you've added to this beauty!

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  17. Becca, this is beautiful! It's so romantic and sweet! I love the colors too!

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  18. Stunning cards - full of vintagey, shabby chic goodness!

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  19. Thank you for your sweet comment you left on my blog!

    I just became one of your followers! Your card is amazing! Love the big beautiful flowers.
    The seam binding ribbon looks like the one I used on my card too!


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  20. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the muted colours you have used. Every element is perfect!

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  21. hello becca! this is gorgeous, the flowers are sooo sweet, nicely done! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  22. Oh my gosh Becca - I LOVE your card! It's so beautiful - and that sentiment - I was thinking 'awwwww how sweet' and then I saw the inside and laughed out loud!! LOVE that - I think I need that hahaha

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  23. I love both the mushy gushy and the sassy card equally! Beautiful distressing and layers! Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Frilly and Funkie "Will You Be Mine?" challenge!

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