Blue Valentine


Today I want to share a Valentines Card I made using a lot of products you can find in the Canvas Corp store.

I have used a plain white card (that comes with an envelope). First of all I covered it in clear gesso, then when dry I painted on Glimmer Mist with a really wet brush. After drying I stamped all over the card with a word stamp.



The paper from 7 Gypsies Maritime Collection (Voilier) has the perfect colors for this project. I tore two pieces of paper and distressed the edges before adding them to the card. Sentence cut from the Sending Love Words paper.  The chipboard add dept to the card together with the hearts.

The chipboard was painted with white gesso, then one color of Glimmer Mist, sprinkles of embossing powder, more Glimmer Mist and some Glimmer Glam. The hearts where distressed pretty much the same way. First I cut out the hearts then I embossed them with white embossing powder. After heated dry I painted them with layers of Glimmer Glaze, Glimmer Mist and Glimmer Glam.


 This card will find it´s way to a dear friend of mine. I hope that my post today has inspired you to go wild with your Tattered Angel products!

Products from Canvas Corp Brands:

Canvas Home Basics Card/Envelope 

Paper Paris Hearts on Ivory

Paper Sending Love Words on Ivory

7 Gypsies Maritime Collection Voilier

Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze “Paradise Pink”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Glam “Night Sky”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist “Icicle Blue”

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist “Sapphire”

7 Gypsies Wood Stamp “Distressed Words”

I live with my partner and my two children, in a small village the North of Sweden. I work as a Intensive Care Nurse (with Cardiology as speciality). My "style" is colourful and playful. I often use a lot of papers and embellishments. I try to have the photo in focus, and to reflect the feeling of the photo in the layout. I also makes cards and altered projects. If I would call my style something - well maybe Playful Punk Chic? (if i do a romantic layout, I can´t help giving it a playful twist...)

'Blue Valentine' have 2 comments

  1. January 30, 2015 @ 1:17 pm Patricia M.

    Lovely use of nontraditional colors on your card. Thanks for sharing your techniques.


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