Monday, February 1, 2010

A Magical Valentine Monday!

Good Morning Friends!
I hope this Monday morning finds you all well. Here we are already the first of February - can you believe that!! So, I bring you another Magical Monday with Paper Cupcake images. Today is 'I Heart You' - isn't this just the cutest teddy bear??
My DT sister, Sue Walsh, brings us our challenge this week. She wants us to use this image from Paper Cupcakes " I Heart You" and she would like to see the image used on a Valentine gift tag with some stitching somewhere on it. (Stitching can be done with thread or also can be hand drawn).
I used Distress Inks to colour in the teddy and added some additional distressing to the edges of the paper. The dp is Magnolia which I stitched onto the tag. The XO is an MS border punch - it's so fun!! The button is a brad and then I added a linen thread bow to the top for extra detail.
Now, there's a little story that goes with the sentiment. I thought to put this extra-small sentiment in the heart - it's perfect. When I stamped it, only half the sentiment came out - darn! Well, I figured I would try and re-stamp it, thinking all along how difficult & almost an impossible task that would be. Just to show how clear my head/hands/body has become since my detox, I re-stamped it perfectly - like absolutely spot on. Wow - that's a first for me, believe me!! It was quite a moment!
Anyways, enough of the waffle! I hope you can pop over to There's Magic in the Air and grab this sweet 'I Heart You' image and join in with this weeks challenge. Thanks for stopping by today - hopefully I'll get a chance to do a bit of crafting this morning whilst all the boys are at school! Have a great day and thanks for all the comments you leave - they really lift my spirits!
Hugs,
Danielle x

17 comments:

Cheryl said...

So sweet,love that MS border punch and a fab job with re stamping your sentiment!!!
Hugs xx

Patti J said...

Hi Danielle! LOVE your tag! That MS punch at the bottom is so much fun on it! And girl, howEVER did you stamp a do-over in the same exact place? You are certainly my daily hero!!! Great tag, darlin'!!!

Clare said...

This is just the most adorable tag. I am so impressed with your stamping skills - I wish I was that accurate.
Clare x

Carol said...

This is just too cute!

dolcreations said...

This so cute Danielle! I love the idea of a Valentines tag! Love all the stitching and the image is so adorably coloured in distress inks! Did you use watercolour paper for stamping the image? I can't believe that you were able to fix that little problem you had...I would never have been able to accomplish that! Great way to start a Monday!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
This is so cute. I love the image and the colours you have used.
Hugs,
Fiona x

stampinfrog said...

This tag is so adorable Danielle!Congrats on stamping in the same place twice!You are my hero!!!
Hugs,Connie

Mina said...

great tag for a velentine gift Danielle...love the bear
Mina xxx

Kellie Winnell said...

This is just the sweetest, so much detail on one little tag! I love it, I made so many for Christmas why not a Valentines one!? Thank you so much for a stunning inspiration :)
Hugs Kel

Pretty-In-Ink said...

Oh, he is lovely! What a cute tag!

Pattie G said...

Danielle, this tag is so cute! I love the way you distressed the edges and youe xo border is so adorable.

hugs
Pattie

Rachel said...

LoL, well here's how clear my head is i just posted my comment for your adorable teddy bear tag on the last post. ugh! didn't realize the comments are on top now. Beautiful job Danielle, of coarse all your creations are beautiful!!
hugs,
Rachel

KanataNewf said...

Very Cute!

cats whiskers said...

Wow hun this is justy too cute
Hugs Jacqui x

Nilla said...

Gorgeous, Danielle! Hugs Nilla

Curt in Carmel said...

Your tag is beautiful and your coloring is too! I love that you used the XO punch at the bottom. That adds so much! Love this! Best, Curt

Toni said...

Such a cute tag. Love the XO's at the bottom. Really sets the tag off. Toni

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