Wednesday 5 February 2014

You Melt My Heart

     Welcome to another shaving foam marble creation, this time a Valentine for The Male Room.
We are looking for something romantic made for a man in your life, it could be a card, a gift or a scrapbook page.
     This card began with a background made using shaving foam and a Cosmic Shimmer Mister called Lava Red. If you look closely you can see the shimmer in places, it only comes out on the first print though, after that it's just the colour that remains. To find out more you can view a tutorial at Technique Time Tuesday.
      I tried to make a heart shape in my foam, it sort of worked but not as well as I'd hoped. That sent me on a hunt for my Chocolate Baroque Elegant Heart stamp which I've been itching to use. I stamped on white card and embossed in black, then coloured the heart with an alcohol marker. I have used a mixture of gold gel pens and Stardust Sakura pens to fill in all the details. Once dry I cut it out with scissors and blackened the edges with a marker pen before mounting it on foam pads on the marbled card. It is at an angle so that it follows the flow of the foam as if it was melting.
     I have used satin mirri card and red pearl card to mat and layer on to a black card blank, there is a red heart inside to write on. I chose a black card as the background was a little pinky, I felt it needed to be toned down a little for a male card. There are fancy peel off corners added to finish it off.
     The Male Room challenge is open for the next two weeks, so please come and show us what you made for your man.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Sweet Pea Stampers - Love / Valentine
MilkCoffee Challenge - Love / Valentine
Allsorts Challenge - Love Is In The Air
Time 4 Scrap - Be Mine


  1. This is a very elgant card. Thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again soon. Sylvia, DT-member

  2. Wow! This is fab! Love the marble background and that glorious heart. Strong, stunning image!

  3. lovely card thanks for sharing with sweet pea stampers this week Rachel DT

  4. Another technique I need to try! Fabulous card.

  5. waou j'adore ta carte, je vais m'en inspirer j'aime aussi les tampons Chocolate Baroque. Bravo c'est très joli l'effet avec la mousse à raser. Merci d'avoir participé au challenge Time4Scrap. Aurane/DT-T4S

  6. Elegant card you created! You spent some time getting the perfect background and amazing embossed heart. Beautiful job!

  7. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  8. WOW! Love the marble effect you've created for the background and it's such a decorative heart! Beautiful!

  9. This is STUNNING - what a gorgeous background - Jacqueline xx

  10. Gorgeous! Love the background and the beautiful and the heart - stunning. Thanks so much for joining in with the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this time. Good luck :) Sue

  11. What a gorgeous card you have made here. It fits our challenge this fortnight of “Valentine’s day/love”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge Blog Design Team Member)

  12. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for the Sweet Pea Stampers 'Valentine's Day/Love' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  13. Wow this is verry pretty. Love it
    Thank you for joining us at MilkCoffee Digi Stamps

    Huggsss, Angelique


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