Practising Creativity

Donut Valentine's Day/Thinking of You card

This donut Valentine's Day/Thinking of You card is for Seattle cousin in the States, a guy. The A Whole Lot donut digi is from the now defunct Whimsie Doodles. I was so sorry to see them go. They had some really great humorous stamps (e.g. this Mac to My Cheese Valentine's Day card). The sentiment that was with the stamp was 'I like you a hole lot', but as this is from my husband and me, I made a new sentiment that says 'We like you a hole lot'. I don't think Valentines have to be 'romantic', for me Valentine's Day is a way to let anyone you care about know you're thinking of them. An example of which is this Panda Bear Valentine's Day card I sent to another cousin a few years back. She was going through a rough patch at the time and I wanted to cheer her up. 

If you like this stamp, Pretty Grafik's has some cute donut digis that are similar, along with donut digital papers (which are what I used here). You can have fun coming up with puns...donut you know it.

Embellishments were kept simple with a bit of ribbon and some CANDi dots (another thing I miss).

Supply List
Paper – cardstock, Pretty Grafik Donut digital paper pack
Digital stamp – Whimsie Doodles A Whole Lot digi
Dies – Die-namics oval stax
Embellishments – ribbons, CANDi dots
Font – Pea Wolfe Tracks
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers
Art-n-Fly white pen

I'm linking up with: Fan-n-Funky #50 – Love, Heart, Crafty Gals Corner #216 – Add a Heart, WWC308 – All About occasions, TTCRD 09/02 – ATG, Shopping Our Stash #438 – Love is in the Air, Crafty Sentiments 09/02 – ATG, and Digi Choosday Wk 6 – ATG.

5 comments

  1. Such fabulous bright colours
    Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles DigiChoosday Craft Challenge

    Claire DT
    Mrs H's Crafty Corner

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  2. Wonderful card, Shani! Fantastic colours and that donut looks yummy enough to eat! Bet your cousin is gonna love it!

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  3. I love your card and I agree with the CANDI dots...(i still have some in my stash)....thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Challenge

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  4. such a fun and fabulous image and AMAZING coloring! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (hearts!) STASH with us this fortnight!

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  5. Yum Yum.. Love your coloring and fun image. Great design. thanks for sharing over at Crafty Sentiments, Crafty Gals Corner

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