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Monday, 9 February 2015

Crafty Cardmakers and More Challenge 132

This time, our challenge is hosted by my team mate, Lorraine, and the theme is love. So it can be a valentine, or a card for a wedding or engagement - it's up to you so long as the theme is love.

I chose to make a valentine card for my husband, although naturally, I won't be signing it!


I've used a gorgeous lacy paper from Joanna Sheen's Ivory Cats CD - and I've got to say it was well worth the money I paid for the background papers alone! Normally when I buy a CD, I love the images and am disappointed with the background papers. It's the opposite this time. (Well, not really. The images are fine, but there are only so many people you can send cat images to.)

The front heart is made using a couple of Marianne dies, and the inside one uses a Sizzix die. I generated the sentiment in Photoshop Element. The flowers were made using a set of Sizzix Susan's Garden dies and were shaded using Pan Pastels.

The card is a bit fussier than I'd usually do for my husband, but I didn't want it to be completely plain.

I hope you can join us this time.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Brown Sugar where anything goes,
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards where 'Love is in the Air',
Crafts 4 Eternity where the theme is 'With Love',
Fussy and Fancy where 'it's all about love',
Kitty Bee where the theme is Valentines/love,
Simply Create where they want valentines/hearts,
Sister Act where anything goes,



9 comments:

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Josephine love the gatefold and the hearts a super make.
hugs
lorraine x

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Josephine love the design.
Hugs Julie xxx

Pamellia said...

Gorgeous Josephine! Love the tri-fold layout and that beautiful metallic heart on the front! hugs :)

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous card Josephine. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTX

Natalie said...

such a lovely card :)
Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.
Hugs,
Natalie
INKognito
Stop by for my Birthday Candy :)

michele said...

Fabulous card :) thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

Sally Dodger said...

A beautiful card. The backing paper is stunning and your flowers are absolutely gorgeous. Sally.x.

Kim x said...

Hope Hubby liked your lovely card.
Hugs Kimx

Marja B. said...

Beautiful and elegant! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Simply Create Too!

Hugs, Marja
Simply Create Too DT

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