Wednesday, 15 January 2020

My Love Robot Handmade Valentines Card


This cute robot is the perfect antidote to the traditional floral, cutesy valentines cards.  I mean really what bloke wants a card with a teddy bear on it??  A robot now that's a different matter. 

This card is available to buy from my NuMonday shop.  Or you can scroll down to see how I made it and what you'll need to make your own.


He's hand coloured with ProMarkers in shades of grey with a pop of bright red for the rose he's holding.

Here's the ProMarker colours I've used to colour him in:



I've added a simple little greeting which reads "My Love".  So this card would be perfect for an anniversary card as well as for Valentines Day.

The greeting in hand cut from the First Edition Sweet Nothing Paper Pad.  It's stuck in place with a 3D foam pad to give it a bit of dimension.



The edges of the layers have been distressed with a deep pink colour which gives the card a fabulous grungy feel to it.

I've done this using Tim Holtz Distress ink pads and an applicator tool.



The card is accented with silver gems for a touch of sparkle.

I use a pair of precision tweezers to position these just perfectly.



The inside of the card is also decorated for a really impressive finish.


This card is available to buy from my NuMonday shop

Tools and Materials:
The digi is by Polly Craft who are unfortunately no longer open, which is a real shame as her designs were really lovely.

I earn a small commission when products are purchased through the links I post here (at no additional cost to you). 



Here are some of my previous romantic cards:

#simplycrafting #handmadecardsforsale #valentinescard #anniversarycard #robotvalentine #numonday #firstedition #prikajanblogchallenge #GDP223

27 comments:

  1. Wonderful project! Thank you for sharing it with us at Allsorts this week and good luck in our flower challenge.

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  2. Fabulous card with the cutest robot! Beautiful colouring, lovely papers and layout. Thank you for playing along at Crafty Catz this week.
    x

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  3. So very cute! I love the colours you chose. #FridayFavorites

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  4. Super cute masculine Valentines Day card! Any guy would appreciate receiving it! Thank you for including instructions and materials for making it... and for sharing your creativity with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!!! -Donna

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  5. Love this fun mix of papers and coloured image!

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  6. How sweet is he! Great design - suits the image perfectly.
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge this week at CRAFT Challenge looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl xx
    CRAFT DT
    Cat Crazy Craft Corner {My Blog}

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  7. I love your robot! What a great alternative to teddy bears! Your coloring of the images is spot on! Love it!

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  8. An excellent card. Super colouring. The papers are lovely and I really like your design layout.
    Thank you for coming to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges.
    Hugz
    IKE =^..^=

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  9. Oh wow, that handsome fellow steals the show, lol. Glorious shading on your coloring - love it! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

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  10. Such a wonderful choice for a 'manly' Valentines Day. Your card came together so beautifully. Thanks for joining us over at Southern Girls Challenge. Best of luck~DT Jana Forrest

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  11. So cute! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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  12. Great design and colors,beautiful card...thank you for joining us at DIGI CHOOSDAY CHALLENGE,hope to see you again
    Ċ½eljka DT xx

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  13. So gorgeous. So many layers and elements. Just gorgeous.

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  14. The robot is perfectly adorable! Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty

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  15. Such a cute image and love the way you decorated your card inside and outside. Thank you so much for joining the Male Room -challenge, I hope to see you joining our new "It's snowing" -challenge also.

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  16. Fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us for Week 3 at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge!

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  17. Who knew robots could be cute! Lovely card.
    Hugs
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    xx
    Proud to design for :
    Lili of the Valley,
    Dies to Die For,
    As You Like It Challenge.

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  18. Great card, I love that image!
    Thanks so much for joining us at the As you like it challenge.

    Hugs,
    Larissa

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  19. Absolutely love the robot. Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent, creativity and imagination at work. I hope to see more of your creativity in the near future. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

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  20. Great card for the man in your life, my hubby would not want a Teddy Bear either! Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges this round. Donna - DT Member

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  21. Beautiful! Thank you so much for joining in the Pattie's Creations Challenge this time and good luck :)

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  22. Not only is your robot card gorgeous on the outside, the inside is pretty special too. Thank you for sharing him with us at Not Just Cards.

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  23. I totally love this card! Thank you for playing along in the Prika January blog challenge! :)

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  24. so sooo cute card..
    Thanks for playing along at Prika Monthly Challenge.
    Regards,
    Kirti Gupta
    CI Prika

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  25. This is one of cutest card we saw for celebrating love, thank you for enrolling in our blog challenge at prika... Do join in for more upcoming challenges...wish u all the best :)

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  26. Beautiful! Thanks so much for participating in the Creative Crafters Challenge this time and good luck :)

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  27. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes + optional add a snowflake” challenge over at Creatalicious. You need to link back to our challenge blog to be in for the prize draw though.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    (DT Simply Create Too)

    (DT Kreativtanten)

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