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Perfect Sentiments Challenge 13: Valentine's Day with a twist

Hope everyone is having a Happy New Year!  Nothing could be more fun than a new challenge in a new year!  I'm privileged to be a guest designer @ Perfect Sentiments.  They have a new challenge every Wednesday.  You have one week to post and winners are announced on Friday's.

Challenege:  Valentine's sentiment.  The twist is to use vellum in your card.

Here's my take on the challenge:


The vellum is under the red frame!  I embossed diamond embossing powder and then used a sponge to rub  red distress ink over top of it. The embossed area resists the ink & shows up even better.  Used dimensionals to pop up the sentiment.

Paper used: Road Show by Fancy Pants.
Stamp set: Recollections
Ink:  Tim Holtz Festive Berries

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