Thursday, January 20, 2011

~ Pink Valentine and A Hug-able Zebra ~

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Hi! popping in quickly tonight to share a fun little project I created for a pink valentine... having in the back of my mind a munchkin that I love, but he's a boy, and pink won't do. So this one's for you all.

Well, first here's the front of the card, with tattered pink, shabby layers... chipboard, glitter, mica-flakes, tea-dyed tags and flowers, scrunchy ribbon, buttons n brads, stamps and ink.

And what triggered the card? Here's the story. My brother ditched a t-shirt into the trashcan next to me: a shirt with the text "Save Me" and it just screamed my name so I rescued the hapless item, and suddenly something just jumped at me to create a soft-y squashy huggable out of the image on the front -- a zebra. now, I know the zebras at the zoo smell kind of zoo-py LOL, but this one was too amiably adorable to resist. so I cut, and sewed and stuffed -

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And made her a pink bow. my huggy little zebra!
Here's the set:

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And before I have to hurry to bed, here's a lil something that I'm sharing in the etsy store... a fun little bundle of goodies, to create your own ltreats and such things...

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 ... a brown paper sack, a french-style bakery baggie, two glassine mini-bags, a pink treat envelope, a shabby chipboard frame -- shimmery magic wand -- scrunchy tissue flower with leaves -- felt flower trim -- reusable trinket pins, mini clothespins, scrunched seam binding, silk ribbon, and ten tea-dyed tags... yumminess in a bundle.

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ttyl...

Vio




9 comments:

  1. lovely Card. the Zebra is so cute too and a great backdrop for the pink and green in the card.

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  2. wow!! this is just incredibly beautiful! Hugs Juls

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  3. OH my! I love the card, but I especially love the zebra! :) Maybe Jude's Zippy the zebra can make friends with yours! Heehee...

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  4. Patty O'MalleyJanuary 20, 2011 at 4:36 PM

    I just love this card and zebra!! So cute!!

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  5. So very pretty Viola. Love all the pretty embellishments. Your little bag of goodies is sure to make some great projects. :)
    Hugs~

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  6. Amazing projects,Viola!!! They are all so precious!!

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  7. Viola... these are really pretty!! =)

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  8. Your card and that bundle are both gorgeous. Its always lovely to see how you combine eveything so well together. Ánd pink, green and cream turn into pure beauty...

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  9. Wow ! , Viola , so nice and so pretty , and a smashing zebra !!!
    Just love it !

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