Friday, February 7, 2014

Valentines! Freebies!

Hello Friends!
Valentine's Day, yay!
I just love everything about Valentine's Day!
So of course I signed up for a number of swaps!

This card and tag I made for my Swap for All Seasons partner, Debbie:
I sewed the little banner on, and the "LOVE" is washi tape.
 Debbie and I share a love of kitties, so of course I had to make her a kitty tag:

I went very red on this altered candy box for my partner Kris
in a MAMA swap:
 Of course it's stuffed with goodies!

I made this tag for another swap in my MAMA group,
a fabric and lace tag:

I don't know why, but it looks more tea-dyed than it actually is...
the colors are much subtler in real life,
and the girl is bluer...
and I can't retake the pic because I already sent it to Terri  :)
 I'm enjoying incorporating sewing into my paper projects,
I will be doing a lot more of that this year!

These are my valentines for my partners
 in a MAMA Valentine Swap which I hosted:

Instead of an envelope I slipped them into a glassine bag
and sewed it shut with some little bits of fabric, lace and tape trims:
 Soooo, that's what I've been up to,
aside from being on call for my very PG daughter.  :)
I went to a Newborn Baby Care class with her and my son-in-law.
I have to say, things have...not...changed a whole lot.
I did learn a few things, though.

Here's some cuties for your last minute valentine crafting:

Click to enlarge, right click and save!

Have fun and stay warm!
More Friday fun to be had at Fabulously Creative Friday!  
Lots of great ideas at Show and Tell Friday!
Anything Blue Friday at the Dedicated House!
Lots of links to lovely pinks at Pink Saturday!
Check out the DIY Sunday Showcase at VMG206!
Cute and crafty stuff at Make it Monday!
Vintage creativity at Knick of Time Tuesday!
For links to lovely, shabby, chippy whites, stop by Blissful Whites Wednesday!
Lovely, cottagey links at Feathered Nest Friday!
  ♥♥♥Thank you so much for visiting and for all your lovely comments!! ♥♥♥

 Have a great weekend!


Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Fabulous Lorraine! You are so talented, I really enjoyed looking.
:) Pam

Wendy said...

Beautiful Valentine creations Lorraine. Thank you for sharing the images.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Such pretty creations, Lorraine! Love them all. I did one Valentine swap this year. I have some heart shaped candy boxes I saved. Maybe I can use them for a swap next year.

Marti McClure said...

Love your Valentines. Can't wait to get mine! Marti

JoAnne said...

I love valentines too Lorraine...yours are beautiful!

Patty Antle said...

Your projects are amazing as always Lorraine. I don't have the perfect words for them...;) Thanks for sharing with us.

Susan Clayton said...

I love vintage Valentines! These are so cute! Love your projects also - makes my fingers itch to do something creative. Happy Pink Saturday!

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

All of your creations are wonderful, would be thrilled to get any one of them. I can see Ima gonna have to step it up !

Jeanie said...

That little kitty tag is the cutest thing I've ever seen -- and they are all lovely! Thanks for sharing, too! Happy Valentine's Day!

Jillian's Bella Rosa Antiques said...

Awesome! Valentine's Day is a great way to forget about winter! :)

Thanks for stopping by for a visit...Happy PS!

Trisha said...

I love all of your creations! My favorite is the little banner you sewed onto the first one. So cute!


Connie said...

Hi Lorraine, this is a lovely post. Your valentines are so old fashioned and romantic. I copied your little bluebird valentine clip art . . . I have an idea swimming around in my head. If I do it I will be sure and link it back to you blog.
Happy Valentines.
Your blogging sister, Connie :)

Anonymous said...

Hi, Lorraine...All of your Valentine pieces are delightfully sweet...full of heartfelt Valentine cheer. The recipients shall be oh, so happy.

Thank you for your visit and dear comment. I hope your Saturday was happily Pink.


Anonymous said...

P. S. Thank you for the vintage images.


NICE Valentine cards, tag and altered box! You have been busy and they are so sweet! Your washi tape is very pretty!

Erica said...

oh Lorraine - these Valentine treats are so sweet! I especially love the kitty tag. Beautiful vintage images, my dear!
thanks for popping over to visit my blog. Happy Valentine's Day to you!

Linda said...

Gorgeous creations! Your swap partners are lucky indeed!

Loz said...

Fabulous creations |Lorraine. I saw these on MIM..Loz

Kimberly at ArtJoyStuff said...

Hi Lorraine,
So much beautiful eye candy! I really love your fabric tag, I wanted to sign up for that one, darn. So happy to have you join my swap, welcome!
enJOY a sweet today,

Scrap for Joy said...

I always love to see what you create, Lorraine! Your Valentine card and tag are super sweet and the candy box....swoon-worthy! Thanks for the cute images....that blue bird one might show up elsewhere.

Rene said...

These are fabulous! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Good luck,
Rene :D

suziqu's thread works said...

Love your fabric and lace tag - so sweet. Lace and fabrics are my thing!
Have a lovely week!

suziqu's thread works said...

Love your fabric and lace tag - so sweet. Lace and fabrics are my thing!
Have a lovely week!

Donna Wilkes said...

Discovered you at Blissful Whites. I am a tagger too. Yours are beautiful. Now a follower.

Cheryl said...

These are all fabulous. Your swap partners are going to love them. I love the vintage images and all the pretty accents

Susan Kennedy said...

Saw you on MIM. Wow!! Your creations are GORGEOUS!!!! Just stunning!!

Lori said...

Such wonderful lovelies - each and every one!

Sandy said...

Just dropping by to let you know I featured your gorgeous card on my blog as a POTW from last week's MIM entries.

Paulette Adams said...

Hi Lorraine, your Valentine treats are so sweet! I especially love the fabric and lace tag and all the beautiful vintage images!
Thank you for popping in to visit my blog. Happy Valentine's Day to you!


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