Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wanna Be Your Valentine

     Well, today has certainly gotten away from me.  I fully intended to post this much earlier in the day and here it is after the supper hour!  I didn't get it finished until an hour or so ago.  Not that it matters.  Worst case is those who follow me may not see it until tomorrow and then they'll get to see two posts the same day.  Not the first time for that on my blog.  :-D

     This one is another Valentine and I used an image from Lemon Shortbread, one of my favorite places to play in challenges.


I started by using the sketch at The Outlawz
turned on end to better fit the shape of my image.


     I colored it with my ProMarkers, and added little red hearts to the stars to make it feel more like a Valentine.  The sentiment was printed at the same time as the image.  I cut the image piece with a pinpoint,rectangle die from Memory Box.

    The framing piece was cut from some Neenah Products dp with a Gina Marie die.  Everything was put onto a deep, burgundy card base.  I used one of my tiny, hand-sewn, bows which I make up by the dozens and toss into my stash for future use.  I have come tot he point where I only make them from white satin ribbon and then I use markers to "dye" them the colors I want for a particular card.

     Challenges:
Crafting by Designs
Crafty Creations
Creative Moments
Cuttlebug Mania
House that Stamps Built
Mod Squad
Penny's Paper-Crafty
Scrappy Land

     Better late than never!  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card nana. I love that die and your colouring is really good. Xxx

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  2. Gorgeous card! I love Lemon Shortbread too! What a clever idea to make white ribbons and 'dye' them with your markers!! Love it! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful creation, and ideas with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges! Linda

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  3. Love this image. All the detail really makes this a great card.
    Thank you for entering our Challenge at Creative Moments http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.co.uk
    Regards
    Mel DT
    https://melgeecrafts.com/

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  4. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Creations. Ciao! Lisa

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  5. So pretty!! Beautiful image and frame die! And that little bow is fabulous; great job! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  6. Love the delicate frame around your main image! Glad you linked this lovely Valentine up to The House That Stamps Built this week! Do join us again soon!

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  7. A Super image and a great card with the sketch design, Love it.
    Faith
    x
    PS Don't know how you achieve a card and blog post everyday LOL.

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  8. Great card and great coloring. Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Creations Challenges for our latest challenge. Good luck and join us again soon. Hugs, Kathy {Crafty Creations Challenges}

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  9. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us over at the Crafty Creations Challenges Blog.
    Kristina DT

    Crafty Creations Challenges Blog
    Cards by Kristina

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  10. Beautiful card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  11. Super pretty card. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful card with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. I hope you can join us again soon.

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  12. Great project, coloring, sketch following and all.. thank you for playing along at ModSquad Challenge. Hope to see you again soon. LeeAnn

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  13. Gorgeous coloring. Lovely Valentines card. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Creative Moments. Hope to see you again next time.

    xx Grietje
    Grietje's Kaartenhoekje
    DT Creative Moments
    DT Crafty Friends
    DT Creatalicious Challenges

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