Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Happy Valentines

Happy Wednesday crafty peeps, I have had a lovely day in my craft room thanks to my gorgeous big sister who bought me a subscription for Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine last Christmas. This months free gift included some cute printed images and 3 gorgeous glitters. Like most crafters I adore a bit of glitz and sparkle. Anyhoo I got my copy yesterday so needless to say I am now absolutely covered in glitter.
The heart papers came free inside the magazine and I've coupled them with some lovely pearl card that I bought from Create and Craft a while ago. I've used a Jellypark image (of course), coloured with promarkers. I made the sentiment myself and it reads "our love will always be put on a pedestal" I then gathered some organza ribbon to create a nice pleated effect around the sentiment. I coloured up some ribbon which I put along the spine and then added my favourite aurora borealis gems to it, oh how they sparkle in the light. A few hand made flowers and a little heart pin completes it.
Happy Crafting Folks
Mel :o) xx

Challenges entered :-
Sentimental Sundays - challenge 85 - ribbon and sentiment there is a ribbon gathered around the edge of the sentiment and one down the spine
Polly craft challenge blog - challenge 123 - bingo Ribbon, sparkle, flowers
i love promarkers - challenge 100 - anything goes
my mums craft shop challenges - challenge 40 - favourite colour combo mine is magenta and baby pink, I've had to replace both of those colours of promarkers a couple of times :o)
pixie dust studio pixie challenge - challenge 109 - put your heart into it - big sparkly, blingy heart on this card :o)
sparkles forum challenges - c28 - new crafty goodies I used some brand new glitters and the flower dies I used are new also.
rubys rainbow - ch 20 - valentine or red and black Valentine
chocolate coffee cards - challenge-4 glitter

15 comments:

  1. Great image!!! I'm in the Valentine's mood early this year!!! If you would have pointed out where there was ribbon, I would have never seen it or even think to look behind the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.

    Hugs,
    Calypso

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  2. Your card is adorable! Thanks for joining the Pixies at Pixie Dust Studio!

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  3. Gorgeous card!

    Thank you for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow for our * Valentines/Red & Black * challenge

    hope you will join us again soon xx

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  4. Fabulous card

    Thank you for joining us at SMC for our * New Crafty Goodies * Challenge.

    Hope you will join us again soon, good luck xx

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  5. how cute and sweet! love the sugar-colours, perfect for this image!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  6. This is so sweet! I love the colours and the image is lovely. Thanks for joining us for the Pollycraft Challenge.
    Jane
    x

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  7. This so cute, love the design and papers used, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

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  8. This is so cute Mel! I love the beautiful sparkly heart!

    Thanks for joining us for the Bingo challenge at Pollycraft this week!

    Arabella

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  9. Very cute card, the image is so sweet! Thank you for taking part in Sparkles 'New Crafty Goodies' and Ruby's Rainbow's 'Valentines' challenge xx

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  10. Thanks for playing along with us at Sentimental Sundays for our ribbon challenge!

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  11. Very cute card. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sunday and hope to see you next week.

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  12. really sweet card, love the glittery heart
    Lindsay xx

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  13. Super-cute card - so jolly! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  14. Great card. Love that sparkly heart! Thank you for joining us at MMCS.
    Trudie X

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  15. I love how you combined all those papers and the different shades. That heart is outstanding. That little girl is ready to give her heart to a lucky person. Thank for playing along with us at CCCC. Hope to see you back.
    Hugz,
    Christine Dt at CCCC

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Thank you for leaving me comments, I love getting them. ~*~Happy Crafting~*~
Mel :o)