Ironic, isn't it, that over the last couple of weeks I've shared several Valentine's cards with you - and yet I haven't made one for my husband. Although to be fair, we had agreed well in advance that we weren't going to exchange cards as we don't really bother with Valentine's Day, apart from making sure we have a nice dinner and a bottle of wine - which we do every Saturday anyway!
However this week the challenge at Less Is More is a one layer challenge with the theme Love, so yet again as far as my crafting goes, love is in the air.
Earlier this week, I'd been very taken with the acrylic block background described on the Whiff of Joy blog, had a little play on some scrap paper and thought it would be a great technique to bear in mind for one layer cards, so I couldn't wait to start playing this week!
I used a Picked Raspberry Distress Ink pad to cover my acrylic block, then spritzed it with water and used it to create a rectangle in the middle of my card. Once it was dry, I stamped the "LOVE" stamp - this was from a bundle of clear stamps that I won in a blog giveaway recently - and the tiny hearts, in Memento ink. Then I coloured in the hearts. I didn't have a distress marker to match the inkpad but found a pretty close colour match among my markers.