Friday, February 13, 2015

Friends with Flair - Life's Boring Without You




"There is something about the presence of a cat......that seems to take the bite out of being alone."
                                                                                   -------------Louis J. Camuti


Hi, Friends.......

I am back with my Unity - Friends with Flair card for this week.  I am really into emboss resist backgrounds the last day or so and did one with a Unity grab bag heart and arrow stamp for this card, too.  

I started with some K&Co. pink patterned paper and stamped the image with Versamark and clear embossed.  Then I sponged over the background with Distress Inks - Festive Berries and Seedless Preserves.  I love the look of emboss resist.  I don't know why I don't do it more often.



I used my The Alley Way Stamps - Speak Easy set for my sentiment, stamped with Memento - Tuxedo Black and heat embossed with clear powder onto pink cardstock.  My red banner is from my DCWV Fiber stack.....with that delicious texture.  LOVE!!

That's all for this post.  I hope you will join me next Monday for my combined First Blogoversary & Janis' Birthday Double Giveaway!!!!  Thanks for stopping by!!!!

<3
Janis

Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1.  Unity - Friends with Flair #13
2.  The Alley Way Stamps - February Link-Up 
3.  Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Pink &/or Red

4.  Verve - February Inspiration Challenge - Vivacious Valentine
5.  Tombow Valentine's Day Challenge 

17 comments:

  1. Wonderful card! I love the embossed sentiment.
    Beth
    Beth's Beauties

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  2. I love your background. Thanks for sharing your wonderful card.
    {I came over from Unity FWF}
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

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  3. Pretty card with such rich colors. Your cat pic is too funny.

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  4. Sweet sentiment banner and fabulous background.

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  5. Super cute valentines card and the colors are so vibrant. Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  6. This is such a fun sentiment and beautiful card.
    I saw this on Unity FWF. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  7. The sentiment has beautiful embossing!

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  8. Good grief!! How did I miss this many cards and how did you crank out so many?? You are in creative overdrive and I am loving it all! A great embossed resist background and luscious colors!

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  9. Your resist embossing is so pretty!! Your cat photo made me chuckle too!! Hope your weekend has been a happy one!

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  10. The embossed hearts w/ arrows are perfect. Such a great idea. Love this card.

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  11. Great with the emboss resist background. Love the font, Hugz

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  12. Such a sweet card! Love that background. Thanks for playing along with our Vivacious Valentine challenge!

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Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis