Thursday, January 24, 2019

Bleached Heart Valentine

I used bleach and a brush to create a heart on red card stock for a simple design for this special Valentine for my sweet hubby. I am so pleased as to how it turned out too. So I am feeling my mission today was accomplished and I hope he will like it too.


Once I had the heart bleached out and dry I then proceeded to add the sentiment from the Gina K. Designs Lettered and Lovely stamp set. I used  black ink to add it. I also took a Zig fine line black marker to add some faux stitching around the heart and the edge of the red panel. My next step was to add the Gina K. Design Natural Plaid ribbon before I placed the panel onto a black card base. I added a few black rhinestones to finish the outside. Inside I added a Ivory panel to which I also added some faux stitching and another sentiment,

Well, that's my latest Valentine design. I am entering this in the Monthly Mix Challenge at Gina K. Designs Stamp TV. It is entitled My Sentiment Exactly which means no stamping allowed except for the sentiment. 

Thanks always for the visits and I so appreciate all the wonderful comments too.

God bless,
Verna

18 comments:

laurie said...

He will love it! That bleaching technique turned out awesome. Fun Valentine Verna!

Carol L said...

This is very pretty using that technique and I love the great masculine ribbon!

Brenda in IN said...

Great male Valentine and I love the bleached look of the heart. That ribbon is so beautiful and great stitching around it all.

Judy Woodland said...

LOVE this look. I think the bleaching technique is one of my favorites. So awesome how the colors of the heart and background match the ribbon. I'm pinning this one!!

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Verna! Beautiful vintage Valentine! That sentiment is SWEET! It's a wonderful card! hugs, de

Shona Erlenborn said...

What an awesome card for hubby! He'll love it. Your bleached heart is so cool - at first I thought it was a heart stamp with the sentiment!!

Gayle said...

Awesome card and bleaching technique. Your heart shape is perfect for the sentiment.

Leslie Miller said...

Honestly, I really need to try bleaching again. This is a real prize, Verna, and perfect as a masculine Valentine. The other day I saw some bleaching on black that interestingly turned to gold. It all depends on the paper. I really like this!

Sharon Fontenot said...

Simply gorgeous! I am sure your husband will love it. I have never tried the bleach technique. I saw a video for an old technique this week - with salt. I think I am going to have to revive that one too.

Barbara said...

Verna, what a great card, I love the bleaching technique you've used here. Your hubby will love this. Happy Valentines Day...a little early!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Great masculine valentine!

Bonnie said...

Now your stitching lines are my favorite part. The whole thing is very special and your better half is going to love it.

Dawn S. said...

Love the bleached heart and the faux stitching!

Greta said...

Very creative & clever using the bleach & drawing the faux stitching! I'm sure he'll love this!

Dandi93 said...

Beautiful card Verna, I am amazed at how well the heart came out... The bleach technique is so cool.... well done

Patti said...

Mmmmm! this card makes me smell cookies baking in the kitchen! : ) Maybe I am hungry heeheehee Beautiful card friend!

Karen Dunbrook said...

great looking masculine card Verna, sure he will love it!!
xx Karen

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is a beautiful card for your hubby! Awesome job on the bleaching! Wow!

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