Monday, 6 February 2012

You're in my heart

Hello all!  Another fortnight has gone by, and that means another fab challenge at Crafty Boots Challenges.  This time, the challenge theme is Valentines day.

Here is my design team card for the Challenge.



I thought I would go for something a little untraditional.  This cutie mouse from Penny Black showering down flowers just called out to me so I gave in.  The image is colored with Pro Markers and the die cut layers are distressed with Broken China and Barn Door Distress Ink.  The sentiment is also Penny Black.  I die cut the layers with a Grand Nesties die (labels 23).  The backing layer is also done using the Grand Calibur and the Fancy Flourish Grand Impressability.

I stamped over the die cut layers with Versa ink using a Majestix flower stamp.  Then a bit of purple organza ribbon and bow and I thought it was good to go.

Please make sure to check out the blogs of the other Crafty Boots Challenges design team members and definitely join in for the Challenge.

I would also like to to enter this card in the following challenges:

Crafty Ann's Challenge #58 - Love is in the Air
Crafting When We Can - Valentine/Love
Sentimental Sundays Challenge 88 - Feel the Love (plus sentiment)
Addicted to Stamps - Challenge 23 Valentines / Love
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle Saturdays - Die Cut or Punches
Sweet Stampin' - The One I love

I hope you like my card.  Please leave a comment if the mood strikes you.  I love to read them.  Also, don't be afraid to offer constructive criticism / tips and tricks ...  I am always striving to improve.

Thanks for looking and have a lovely day!

xx Denise

16 comments:

patricia wood said...

A very pretty card! xxx

emma mitchell said...

Fab card ,love your image and sentiment
Emma xx

Michaela said...

Very sweet card Denise.
Michaela xx

annemarks said...

so sweet, lovely colours :)

Gabrielle said...

This is an understated and romantic Valentines - I love its very clean lines and that it is cute without being overly so. I think the balance is pretty perfect and I hope the recipient likes it as much as I do!

Stephanie-Emma said...

I love this image it's so sweet! Beautiful card, I need to use my grand nesties more you do such gorgeous things with yours! xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Awww this is soooo cute, I love the mouse image and the embossing is fab
Lindsay xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Such a lovely card. This image is sooo sweet and I love the sentiment.

Dionne x

Poppet said...

Love the mellow colours you have chosen for this card, they show up the embossing perfectly and your image is tooo cute.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx

Ann Whitfield said...

This is beautiful and understated Denise, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

papertrails leaver said...

totally precious card! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays for our love challenge. :-) Amy

Jen said...

This is a very pretty image and a lovely card. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's.
Jen x

Marlies said...

What a gorgeous card and I love the cute PB stamp, so sweet! Thanks for joining us at ATSC, hugs, Marlies

Kathy said...

Such a sweet image and sentiment combo, love it. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Oh so pretty! I love how you combined both the image and the sentiment! Thank you for sharing and plating with us at Crafty Ann's Challenge :)

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card, so cute :)
Thanks for joining us at Addicted To Stamps
hugs Mandy xx

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