Thursday, February 8, 2018

Non-Traditional Valentine and Jack

Once again I have pulled out the Geo Thanks set from Gina K. Designs and used that geometric heart design to create a valentine in non-traditional colors. I stamped the heart with a Hero Arts Ombre Meadow ink pad and then added the outline image with Versafine Black ink. I used some pattern paper from My Favorite Things and card stock from Gina K. Designs.

After placing all the panels on and the hearts I then finished the card by adding some sequins. And thanks to my Mom I did find a few sequins. She was a great crafter and after she died I kept a few of the items I thought might work on cards. I am so glad I did as the green sequins worked great with my design.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
Mod Squad Blog Challenge-Have a Heart
Double D Challenges-Sequins

Baby Update:
Well our little grandson Jack arrived Wednesday morning and his big sister Anna says "He's so cute". But the little guy is having some health issues with breathing. I think this often happens with a C-section birth but even still we and his parents are very concerned. He has been taken to a larger hospital where we are hoping they can get him on a normal breathing pattern. So I am hoping I can count on you who are prayer warriors to keep him on the prayer chain.

Here are a few pictures and the first one is Jack right after he was delivered.


Next is his big sister Anna who was visiting him. She is so proud of him and loves him already.


And lastly here is Grandpa and Grandma who both got to hold him for a little while. And we certainly agree with Anna as to how cute he is. But then we may be a bit biased. LOL


Thanks so much for your visits and comments and your prayers that all will be okay for Jack in a few days. We so appreciate all of you.

God bless,
Verna

24 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

Such a proud grandma and grandpa! Jack is beautiful and so is his big sister! You have a lovely family, Verna. Thanks for sharing your dear photos. Loving the ombré technique with lavender and green and your amazing card design. It’s great! Hugs, de

Barbara said...

I just love the colors that you used on this Valentine card. So many of the entries in the Mod Squad didn't even pay attention to the challenge. Good luck.
Great pictures of your new grandson Jack and sister. Prayers are there for him and he is in great hands, here on earth and in heaven.

Shona Erlenborn said...

Super take on the challenge. Love the ombre effect on the heart. Praying that things continue to improve for little Jack - what an adorable little boy and family!

Diane said...

Oh Verna what a darling baby boy so adorable and sweet, I just want to cuddle him!! Prayers for you and your family that everything turns out okay!! Your card is fabulous and love the design! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

Brenda in IN said...

Beautiful color combination on your card. I love the ombre and the polka dot paper. Jack and your family are in my prayers. Anna is adorable and I'm sure will be a great big sister. Love the picture of the three of you!

Lisa Babitz said...

Congratulations; Jack is adorable!! Jack and your family are in my prayers.

Your card is beautiful. I love the non-traditional colors you chose.

Donna Phelan said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors and your layout! Congratulations on Jack! He is soooo sweet as is his big sister! Prayers said and sent! (((hugs)))

Joyce Erb said...

Pretty card but Jack is so darn cute! Anna is adorable and such proud grandparents. Congrats and Jack is in prayers.

Darlene said...

Beautiful card Verna! Jack is ADORABLE and looks like he came in at a healthy weight too! Prayers that the breathing issue clears up quickly! Thanks for sharing the photos ... SO SWEET ... you must be so proud!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Sequins’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Darlene
DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
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Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Green and blue are always great together, but to add that touch of purple makes it amazing! Cute grandkids! Congratulations!

Leslie Miller said...

Ah, those sequins... I have a few that my mom left me, too. I never imagined they'd make their way into card crafting, but there you have it. Love the design of your card and the shading of the hearts. Welcome, Jack! He's adorable and big sister Anna is a doll. They make a good team. I do hope his breathing problems are soon resolved. I know how concerned you all must be. It's good to see you in our sequins challenge at Double D, Verna!

wannabcre8tive said...

I love your cute card and the layout. A wonderful color combo, too.

Jack is adorable. I hope he is able to come home soon. Prayers.

Carol L said...

Congratulations on that beautiful little grandson Jack! His big sister looks delighted with his arrival as she's wearing a beautiful smile :) Your card is wonderful in those fabulous colors and as always, I just love that little graphic heart image! Enjoy that little one - they grow up too fast!

Darnell said...

Thank you for sharing the photos, Verna! I really like the one of the two of you with Jack! You both look so tickled!! I'm sorry to hear that he is still having trouble breathing. He has definitely been added to my prayer list. What a terrible worry for everyone.

Your card is stunning! I love all the panels and how you captured the colors perfectly in the hearts!! Hugs, Darnell

MaryH said...

Thanks for sharing pictures of this precious angel, and will say a big prayer that the breathing issue gets resolved quickly. Prayer is very powerful. Enjoyed seeing how proud you all are of his sweet little self. Love the design & color on this pretty card, and you've done some stellar work with this stamp set too. The little gems bring out the green shades nicely. TFS & God Bless all.

Greta said...

Darling baby & such sweet pictures! Sure hope that he's doing well now! The blue & green made a stunningly beautiful card!

laurie said...

Your card is awesome...and so is your big news! What fun pictures and I agree..what a QT!!!!Congrats to all!

KT Fit Kitty said...

OMGoodness, there's a lot of cuteness going on in this blog post! Congratulations on little Jack - he is adorable! I am sure you will have fun spoiling your new grandson! Praying for normal breathing for the little guy. Your card is beautiful too, Verna! Enjoy the new member of your family!

Judy Woodland said...

Awe - sweet baby. Thanks for sharing these wonderful photos. Your card is amazing. I LOVE the colors you used and your design is perfect!!! Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge
Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer
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Vicki Dutcher said...

Congrats on Jack. I LOVE his name. Glad to read he is doing better. So scary when the newbies aren't well.

Kathy Krug said...

Great design, Verna. Thanks for sharing it with us at Double D sequin challenge. We hope to see more of your designs in future challenges.
Kathy
DD DT

Karen D. said...

Big Congrats mf...hope the little sweetie is doing better. You are right, some C-section births are hard on the baby, without the contractions, the lungs don't get a real workout during labour.
Cute card...
xx Karen

Amelia Breytenbach said...

Beautiful creation, great colours and great design also! Thanks for sharing with us at Double "D" Challenge.
Amelia (Double "D" Challenge Design Team)

Lisa said...

Beautiful card! Love these colors! And so happy Jack is doing better!

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