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Valentine Fortune Cards by Rhonda Secrist Thomas

Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Star-Crossed Lovers Kit, Valentine's Day

Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. However, you can see the supply list items from Rhonda’s project that are still available on the new site.

Psst! That Juliet Cards Collage Sheet is now available for purchase.

A couple quick announcements before Miz Bella (Kim Ayers) introduces some beautiful new artwork from the Design Team.
First: the artwork for the Home for the Holidays Swap is in the Gallery! (And that adorable house at left is by Teri Steele!)
Second: there’s a new FREE Gift Kit: Juliet Cards, which includes an exclusive, mini collage sheet with images sized for making your own Juliet cards (inspired by Rhonda’s artwork… read more below). More info

Design Team Member Rhonda Secrist Thomas is here with a gorgeous set of cards as her offering for the Star Crossed Lovers Kit and Add-On Kit. About her cards Rhonda said:

“How will the man make the woman’s heart feel today? Will he be passionate, absent, loving, needy, missing, or short? Leave her wondering what the heck is going on or make her feel high on a cloud? Well, my cards can’t tell her that but they sure do look beautiful.”

Yes indeed they are! Majestic roses from the Red Roses Collage Sheet and the lovely contrast of the green and turquoise from the New Yesterday Beautiful Past Scrapbook Paper are the base of Rhonda’s Love Her, Love Her Not Fortune Cards. Gilt, flowers and a bevy of babes — what more could you ask for?

Rhonda and her fortune telling cards have me thinking I should make my own set with the Blank Playing Cards. Making your own set would be quite fun, don’t you think?

You’ll want to have all of the fabulous supplies Rhonda used, so here’s her Supply List. After you take a look at the supplies, swoon on over and see Rhonda. She will walk you through how she created the sweet holder for her cards on her blog.

(And then come back! ‘Cause Leslie has pulled a loverly Giveaway with lots of the items Rhonda used… and the Back in Stock Square Paper Mache Box is a perfectly-sized substitute for the found box Rhonda decorated… AND there’s a New Juliet Cards FREE Gift Kit inspired by Rhonda’s artwork!)

 New Goodies!

Mini Metal Box Feet Set
Mini Metal Box Feet Set

Cherub Metal Box Feet Set
Cherub Metal Box Feet Set In today’s Giveaway!

9mm Heart Charm Set*
9mm Heart Charm Set In today’s Giveaway!

Juliet Cards FREE Gift Kit
Juliet Cards FREE Gift Kit In today’s Giveaway!


Hooray! A Juliet & Roses Giveaway!

I started by picking out a few (?!) items from Rhonda’s Love Her, Love Her Not Fortune Cards (Psst! that’s a link to see all the items in Rhonda’s supplies, with photos):
– Yesterday Beautiful Past Scrapbook Paper
– Black Sweeper Fringe
– Blank Playing Cards
– Vaguely Valentine Collage Sheet
– Flower and Leaves Dresden Borders – Antique Gold
– Gardenias – Cream-Pink-Brown
– Gold Zig Zag Dresden Borders
– Juliet Collage Sheet
– Queen of Hearts #3 Collage Sheet
– The Balcony Collage Sheet
– Red Floral Dresden Hearts
– Red Roses Collage Sheet
– Spanish Crowns Collage Sheet
– Matte Acrylic Heart Bead Mix*
– Thin Fleur Dresden Borders – Turquoise
– Vintage French Ads Collage Sheet
– Narrow Gold Fleur Dresden Borders

Then I grabbed a couple of the New items:
9mm Heart Charm Set
Cherub Metal Box Feet Set (love these!)

And one of the Juliet Cards Gift Kits!

To enter the Juliet & Roses Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY, January 9, 2015)!

Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won the Star-Crossed Lovers TWO-Kit Giveaway? That would be Debra Gibson! Please check your email for my message about getting your mailing address.

Posted by Leslie, January 8th, 2015

122 responses to “Valentine Fortune Cards by Rhonda Secrist Thomas”

  1. Honey says:

    Wonderful project. So pretty.

  2. CG says:

    OMG! Normally, the traditional Valentine’s Day stuff doesn’t excite me at all. In fact, it just seems kind of maudlin. But this! This is sexy and mysterious! I’m CRAZY about it!!!!

  3. Jen R says:

    Wow, love it all but those cherub feet are da bomb!

  4. Jean Marmo says:

    Wow – this is so pretty! Love the heart charms and the teal damask paper! Just beautifully done!

  5. Holly Day says:

    Such a pretty project–dying to try it for myself!

  6. Debbie Bassman says:

    Beautiful group of products! My mind is whirling with the projects I could do!

  7. Cherie says:

    This is gorgeous!

  8. Marilyn H says:


  9. Stacy Blow says:

    So so lovely and so so desirable!!

  10. Debbie Peysen says:

    I adore this.

  11. Kim says:

    I want this, I want this not. I want this!

  12. LeAnn says:

    Fabulous fortune telling card idea.

  13. Dawn says:

    This is a very pretty kit. I would love to win it. Thank you for the opportunity Leslie!

  14. Margery McInerny says:

    What a great valentine project.

  15. Amy says:

    love the cupid box feet.

  16. melody says:

    Gotta get some of those cherub box feet– so creepy-cute! Reminds me of a scene in the movie ‘Legend’ (Just before the dancing dress).

  17. Jenny S. says:

    LOVE this giveaway!! Thank you!

  18. Roxanne says:

    Oh Gosh! I sure would like to win this sweet set! Love the collage papers and mini box feet. 🙂 Thanks for the chance.

  19. Shelley Waddington says:

    Please enter me! Fabulous!

  20. I love everything here I really wish I would win thanks for the opportunity

  21. Julia Grenville says:

    What an amazing thing it would be to win this! I think that the box feet are special. You always have such stuff to ignite my creativity, thank you!

  22. Jennie says:


  23. Jenelle Reyes says:

    Wow! I love this project! I love the cherub box feet, mini box feet, charms, paper collection,the items for sale, heck – I love it all! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

  24. Carmen says:

    Great goodies for Valentine projects!

  25. June Sample-Josefiak says:

    “Fortune telling” is what I do. Love this giveaway. It is all so romantic!

  26. Joy says:

    Love it, So romantical! Thanks!

  27. Joan Harsha says:

    Is it my turn to win yet?

  28. Savyon says:

    I’m feeling lucky!

  29. gloria stafford says:

    Look out! Those little cherub feet are gonna steal the show! They’ve already got my heart!

  30. Yvonne Smith says:

    Absolutely LOVE ❤ this set! Beautiful and WOW all the projects 💡idea’s it’s giving me right now! So generous of you to be giving this to one lucky 🍀 person! Thanks for the opportunity you are giving us!
    Yvonne 😍

  31. barbara macaskill says:

    Those cherub feet have to be mine! LOVE this week’s assortment of awesome goodies!! My poor pocketbook is empty and I am drooling! I hope my luck turns today so I have them headed my way!

  32. Sheila says:

    How incredibly romantic it all is. Cherub feet are just DARLING!!

  33. Cocoa says:

    What a great give away to start off the new year! And getting started on projects for Valentine Day!

  34. Miss Iowa says:

    Beautiful! Love Valentine’s day stuff.

  35. Regina Salvador says:

    Beautiful collage sheet!

  36. Karen Flores says:

    What’s not to love about this Valentine’s kit!

  37. Karen says:

    Flowers, Hearts, and love letters…what more could a girl want.

  38. Laura says:

    I’m ready to win.

  39. Lana says:

    Love Love Love it!!!!!!

  40. Debra Gibson says:

    Such a pretty project! This would be nice to win ! Love Alpha Stamps !!!!

  41. Debra Gibson says:

    I could have such fun putting this together!

  42. Trudy says:

    I’m new to your site and so excited to have found it! The heart images and charms would be perfect for a fundraiser project I’m working on. I already ordered other supplies from you including digital downloads with an Alice in Wonderland theme. The fundraiser is for a little girl with cancer. Crossing my fingers and hoping I win! Thanks for the inspiration.

  43. max locherer says:

    you always have the best 0 love your products… and of course Valentine goodies are at the top of my list..

  44. Susan M. L. says:

    Beautiful artwork! Fabulous kit filled with tons of goodies! Hopes it’s in the cards for me to win this!

  45. Evelyn Valencia says:

    Beautiful kit! Would love to win it

  46. Brenda Lubrant says:

    The new year is already moving too quickly for me. It is defintely time to start making beautiful stuff for Valentine’s Day and today’s blog has inspired me.

  47. Lou Anne Colodny says:

    delightful….love the cherub feet…

  48. Emily N. says:

    So romantic!!

  49. Traci says:

    The cherub feet are so darn cute would love to win this giveaway.

  50. marla b says:

    What can I say? Perfect, timely, fun, inspiring…I want it-I want it-I want it! And because I can’t wait and don’t trust my lousy luck – I’m ordering some of my favorites right now! I’m a winner!!

  51. KIM says:

    Another great giveaway.
    Thanks Alpha Stamps.

  52. Mary Mac says:

    Very romantic for Valentine.

  53. orianna says:

    an especially romantic give away

  54. Stefanie says:

    Wow!! Amazing giveaway! Loving those cherub box feet!

  55. Kristie says:

    Gorgeous romantic kit!

  56. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    Love is in the air!

  57. Judith Janes says:

    This would be perfect for my best friend paper crafter Karen whose birthday just happens to be on Valentine’s Day!

  58. Lori Wilczek says:

    LOVE! The Cherub box feet are amazing.

  59. Susan McMenamin says:

    Valentine’s Day creations are my fave!

  60. Diana says:

    Soo romantic! And love love the cherub feet!

  61. A very pretty project and I love the romantic quality.

  62. Nancy S says:

    What a lovely project.

  63. Sokat says:

    That is the cutest idea. Something fun and different

  64. Ginette says:

    My heart is rushing…

  65. Lorrilee Stackhouse says:

    Lovely project.

  66. Janet Turner says:

    What a beautiful giveaway!

  67. Kristi says:

    Omg! So gorgeous.

  68. Maggie H says:

    I just love Valentine’s Day! What better way to lift the heart than by winning this charming and lovely kit! Thanks.

  69. Charlene says:

    So beautiful!

  70. Lu L. says:

    What a nice selection of goodies! I’d love to win this!
    The cherub feet are darling!

  71. Linda K says:

    Love the Juliet and Roses collection and would love to win it. Thanks for the chance.

  72. Eve Watters says:

    what a wealth of beautiful inspiration-thanks again!

  73. Verna stapleton says:

    Wow, Valentines is just around the corner. Lovely giveaway. Thank you.

  74. Barb Crossley says:

    Beautiful collection! Very romantic .. would love to create the perfect Valentine project.

  75. Karen Mallory says:

    Love all the romantic Valentines stuff! Those Cherub box feet are a must have! 🙂

  76. Ann C. says:

    Be still my heart! 🙂

  77. Tammy Lemon says:

    I love this

  78. P boszko says:

    Happy New Year! Thanks for the chance to win!

  79. Diane D. says:

    What a beautiful set of cards and the Holder is perfect. Thanks so much for another great giveaway.

  80. Jeanne Kelly says:

    Very cool valentine box. I want to be a kid again!

  81. Jennifer J says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  82. Gabrielle says:

    Looks like fun!!

  83. Phoebe Diamond says:

    Starting to pull those Valentine themed materials out from hibernation. I could always use some more.

  84. Phyllis says:

    …..thanks for entering me in your wonderful giveaway! Perfect for Valentine creatiions………..

  85. Jo says:

    love the little angel feet!!!

  86. Dennis Lawrence says:

    Great looking giveaway!

  87. Julie F. says:

    This is a beautiful set.

  88. Cindy Fitch says:

    Love is in the air! Another gorgeous collection and giveaway. Thank you

  89. Carmen says:

    I love the cherub box feet! Really whimsical…

  90. Gilda says:

    Beautiful project. Thanks for another great give away.

  91. Jill Whalen says:

    I love these products, the cherub box feet are the best!

  92. Lorna E. says:

    Lovely giveaway & I also love the cherub box feet!

  93. Kay W says:

    This is beautiful!

  94. Nancy S says:

    Great ideas!

  95. Nelda Johnson says:

    I looove those cherub box feet and the little heart charms. Time to get moving on those Valentine projects!

  96. Lori D. says:

    I’m always in love with your giveaways. Thank you for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  97. Darlene says:

    Luv your giveaways

  98. marcia says:

    New box feet are to die for!

  99. DebR says:

    Love Rhonda’s cards and a great giveaway, thanks!

  100. teri steele says:

    This kit is beautiful and I just LOVE the little cherub box feet. Im going to have to place an order for those quick, I bet those will go real fast.

  101. Karen says:

    Be Mine – All Mine. I want the whole giveaway please and thank you.

  102. Chris H. says:

    Isn’t it romantic?

  103. Christine V says:

    hearts & roses & dresden! Who wouldn’t love this giveaway?

  104. Laura West says:

    So many wonderfully romantic projects with this! Thank you for the chance to win!

  105. Birgit says:

    What lovely items — thanks for the chance! 🙂

  106. Amanda Miller says:

    This is so pretty!

  107. JackieP Neal says:

    Congrats Debra!! Bee mine!! Throw my name in the hat please! “)

  108. Kathleen Cole says:

    I must say I wouldn’t mind winning this at all!

  109. HawaiianLibrarian says:

    Loving the cherub box feet! Mahalo for the op to win.

  110. Ina Good says:

    sooooo romantic soooo awesome and divine!Thankyou for a chance to win this beautiful collection!

  111. Nicole Austin says:

    great giveaway! just in time for valentine’s day! 🙂

  112. Carrie Jacquin says:

    Fun stuff for VD!

  113. Carol Slowik says:


  114. Luanne Shoup says:

    Wow, looks like a lot of good stuff!

  115. susan higgins says:

    Love it…..

  116. Angelic says:

    just lovely! great collection kit.

  117. Karen says:

    Fantastic give away! Thanks for the chance.

  118. marybeth says:

    great for valentine’s day!

  119. sheilaAR says:

    Hope it’s my good fortune to win this lovely giveaway! Those cherub feet are the best!!

  120. Alice H says:

    So lovely, as is everything you show.

  121. Tammy Lemon says:

    love it