For the Love of Truffles

Happy Thursday, readers! I think the list of women that don’t like chocolate would be really short. Unfortunately, fortunately, I’m not on that list! Ha! Our pal and guest on today’s blog, Sandy Allnock captures this love so well with a bit of Copic coloring on today’s blog. Enjoy!

Enabler alert! If you are inspired by this video this is a great time to try some Copic Markers! The sale isn’t going to last much longer!


Hello crafty friends! It’s Sandy Allnock here with another little bit of coloring fun. It’s almost Valentine’s Day – are you ready yet? Got something for your sweetie? Or better yet, have you dropped enough hints for your sweetie to know what treats you’re hoping for? *grin*

For today’s card, I put some of my favorite treats on a card – truffles! Maybe these are cupcakes, but I’m going to picture them being deep dark chocolate truffles from Cupcake Royale in Seattle! Oh man. They make the most delectable treats! Anyway, I digress, it’s so easy to get distracted by sweets! My card is a round one using Lacey Circle dies, and uses the Labeled with Love stamp set made right here at Simon Says – such a fun set with not only Valentine sentiments but lots of loveydovey fun too – enough to make it a go-to stamp set for all year round. And why not, when there’s chocolate truffles to be had? It’s always chocolate season!

Sandy Allnock - Valentine Truffles 1

Dark Chocolate ink, then rubbed Schoolhouse Red onto it – not only did it create the supersoft XO, but the moistening of the paper with all that ink makes it feel all velvety soft! Perfect for a card for a honey.

Sandy Allnock - Valentine Truffles 2

So what’s YOUR favorite Valentine treat? Are you into sweets….savories….or wearable things that sparkle in the sunshine, maybe….? Let me know in a comment!


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  1. Yum yum yum! Great dimension in your colouring Sandy, lovely card and a good tip for the circle card construction. Fav valentines treat would be sharing a picnic with my family, and some of those truffles would be lovely!

  2. The card is precious – love the colors. The biggest impression though was the Copic Sale tag at the start of the page! I don’t know how I almost missed this sale! I NEED Copics. I MUST HAVE Copics! Heading over to the Simon Says Stamp shop now…

  3. Gorgeous card here from Sandy and who doesn´t love truffles? he he he I sure don´t know anybody who doesn´t.
    Have a Happy Valentines day everyone, hope you´re all getting spoiled rotten all day.

  4. Such a cute circle card Sandy!! :) Love how you did the wood grain!
    My fave chocolate without a doubt is the Godiva chocolates of course! :)

  5. What a great job on the coloring! Since something sweet is my go to for Valentine’s day, your card really nailed it. Looks good enough to eat. lol Thanks for sharing.

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