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Be My Valen-Twine

Firstly, Thanks for all the Birthday Wishes on my Facebook Page.  I am still away with my family and will make the long journey North in a few days.  But while I'm away Frilly and Funkie is having another Challenge, Be My Valen- Twine. 
I really don't have a lot of Valentine stuff...2 dies and a stamp.  But I always say it's all smoke and mirrors and I make it look like I have ALL!  Haha...maybe not.
I should have this adorable Eileen Hull 3D Oven full of candy but... after the holidays I thought about filling it with carrots!

I wrapped the oven with black tinsel twine.  I don't know what I would do without it!

I attached a enamel tag.

I used the mini love struck cherub and coated him with black soot distress glitter.  Then attached Adornment Arrow.

Here's my 1 Valentine Stamp.  Hmmm...I had to dig for it too.

This cute Southern Ridge Trading Company chipboard tag comes with a cutout of a key at the end! 

Don't forget to link up your projects to Frilly and Funkie for a chance at winning a shopping spree at The Funkie Junkie Boutique!  And for my Canadian Peeps...they ship here too.

Time to get Challenged!
I have missed being home, crafting and keeping up with all my blogger friends and challenges.  While catching up on my favorite challenges I saw the Tic Tac Toe challenge over at Vintage Journey.  I used Tic- Idea-Ology, Tac- Distress Spray and Toe-Twine!  Also, Inspiration Journal is hosting Love is in the Air Challenge! 
A Vintage Journey- Tic Tac Toe
Inspiration Journal- Love is in the Air
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  1. This is adorable, Nicole. What a cute die cut and I love the red. And that sweet cherub is always a favorite of mine! Great twist on the twine challenge!


  2. This is fabulous Nicole! Love your Cupid and the wonderful tag! The twine you chose is just gorgeous! hugs :)

  3. This is such a wonderful way to use Eileen's oven die Nicole, I love how you modified the Cupid and the tinsel twine adds just the right amount of sparkle! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Anne xx

  4. Fabulous Nicole, and such great use of those dies! Love how tyou did cupid andd that Eileeen Hull sie is used so cleverly here!

  5. Such a clever and inventive idea Nicole! LOVE that you've used the tinsel for this non-Christmas project and love how cupid is holding his arrow. Jenny x

  6. Nicole, I've really missed seeing your wonderful whimsical creations! I love this little oven with the red against the black tinsel! You had to go and mention candy, didn't you??? Now I've got a back of chocolate covered pmegranates in front of me!

  7. Very creative use of that wonderful die. Well done.

  8. Love the black and red combination, beautiful! And the black tinsel twine is wonderful, think I'll have to add some to my stash!

  9. Adorable make, love this unique idea... turning oven into gift box. fired brick stain looks great here. This is very inspiring!!

  10. Wonderful make the way you used that die and the cherub looks great perched there. Fab piece.
    Great to have you join in at AVJ this fortnight
    Annie x

  11. Nicole.....can you let us know which elements you used in the TTT challenge see the blog post as details are requested x

    1. I have Annie. It's written at the bottom of my post :)

  12. Adorable piece Nicole! Your creativity is endless! BArbarayaya


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