Romantic Shabby Chic Valentine’s Day Card

Hello dear Little Birdie Crafts fans! It’s Tracey here to share a romantic shabby chic Valentine’s Day card with you featuring the gorgeous ‘True Love’ paper collection, Love and Roses flowers, and amazing Little Birdie chipboard. Valentine’s Day is on Sunday, so you still have time to create a special card for the love of your life. I’m sharing a full DIY video tutorial including voice to share how to put this sweet gem together.

In this DIY Romantic Valentine’s Day card tutorial learn how to:
~ Use clear gesso to protect your focal paper
~ Use second generation stamping
~ Stencil a design with texture paste
~ Add spatter to the background with Color Splash
~ Heat emboss chipboard with embossing powder
~ Alter metal embellishments with metallic wax
~ Learn my creative process for arranging embellishments
~ Add texture with mica flakes and metal microbeads
~ Add glitter to flowers

Enjoy!

Tips and Techniques

Gorgeous roses from the Love and Roses flower collection.
I added iridescent glitter to the roses. Flowers used on this card include Love and Roses: Marva; Nora; Karin; and Micro Roses.
These chipboard butterfly wings are just perfect around this sweet rose!
The chipboard has been heat embossed with shabby white embossing powder. I added a few red rhinestones for some sparkle.
This little ladybug from my stash is brushed with Rich Gold Metallic Wax to pick up the gold from the background and embossing powder.
A close-up of the heat embossed floral chipboard frame.
I used this Love chipboard piece as a sentiment and added a sparkling heart to the romantic couple.
I added texture with Silver Mica Flakes along with Ruby Red and Gala Pink Metal Microbeads using Soft Gel Medium. The gel medium was still wet when I glittered the flowers, so there is a lovely shimmer in this texture area as well.

Little Birdie Crafts Supplies:

Little Birdie Crafts can be purchased at the online store: https://littlebirdiecrafts.com/

Other Supplies:
Metal Ladybug
Sparkle rhinestone hearts in red
Red rhinestones in different sizes
Iridescent superfine glitter
Vintage lace snippets
Onyx Black Permanent Ink Pad
Ranger – Emboss It Dabber
Shabby white embossing enamel. (white and gold embossing powder with fine gold glitter)
Script Stamp Set
Nesting Circles Dies
Tombo ~ Mono MULTI Liquid Glue
Silicone Glue
Lined Tape

Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to view the video. I hope you’ve been inspired to pull out your Little Birdie Crafts supplies and create a special Valentine card for someone special in your life.

~ Blessings ~
Tracey

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