Since I had brand new products from The Greetery, I got busy this weekend and came up with a somewhat masculine Valentine! Take a look...
Rather than using pinks and reds, I stuck with a more "manly" color palette in blues, creams, and reds. I started with a Night of Navy card base and a Real Red layer, and then added a layer Rustic Cream cs that I had lightly blended a bit of Night of Navy ink on, stamped with the new Windowpane Plaid Background Stamp, and die cut with the Postal Frames Dies. I did splatter a bit of water onto this layer to give it a touch of vintage before adhering to my red layer.
Next I had fun stamping and die cutting with the new Signed & Sealed set and the Signed & Sealed With A Kiss set. The envelope has this cool slit in it so that I could tuck the leaf spray and little card into it...that Betsy thinks of everything!! I finished it with the heart stamp seal that I embossed in clear to give the look of a shiny wax seal and a piece of rustic jute twine at the top rather than ribbon to give it even more of a vintage and masculine feel. (ALL stamps and dies on this card are from The Greetery.)
If you would like to help out and bring a smile to this 104 year old gentleman, you can send a Valentine (handmade OR store bought) to:
ATTN: Hold for Maj Bill White USMC (Ret)
The Oaks at Inglewood
6725 Inglewood Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207
Thanks for stopping by today ... I love it when you do!