Jan 20 2011

Filled with Love

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So…here is this week's sketch.  Make up a sample using our sketch, then upload your creation over on Create with Connie and Mary!

 

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Here is my take on the sketch!

 

 

I used the fabulous set, Filled with Love, available as a bundle with the Love Patterns Designer Paper only until January 24th!  With the purchase of both the stamp set and designer paper, you also get a free package of Bitty Buttons!

 

I used a base of Basic Gray cardstock.  I cut a piece of Love Impressions Designer Paper in the XO pattern.  I added Real Red sides punched with the Dotted Ribbon Punch.  I wrapped some Real Red Satin Ribbon around and tied with a knot.  For my focal point, I inked up the flower stamp from Filled with Love with Basic Gray on the stem and Real Red for the hearts and stamped on Whisper White.  I punched it out with the Decorative Label Punch.  I stamped Be My Valentine (again from Filled with Love) with Real Red next to the flowers.  I layered the Decorative Label on the medium oval from the Ovals #2 Die and popped it up with Stampin' Dimensionals!  Finally, I added two Rhinestone Jewels to the heart flowers!

 

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8 People have left comments on this post

Jan 20, 2011 - 06:01:44
Jen said:

Wow I love the color scheme you chose!!!  Beautiful card

Jan 21, 2011 - 01:01:10
Kathy Mc said:

Great Valentine card ~ the red really pops with the Basic Gray card base!

Jan 21, 2011 - 08:01:43
Jen Timko said:

I love how you used this big print on the DSP!  The little bling on the flower hearts is a perfect touch.

Jan 22, 2011 - 12:01:20
Lisa Martz said:

Really cute!  Lovin' that paper…and I didn't buy any…might have to break down and just go for it!

Jan 22, 2011 - 05:01:17

This card is adorable!!!!

Jan 24, 2011 - 12:01:34

I absolutely LOVE this combination of colours – Basic Gray and Real Red? Music to my senses. Wonderful!

Jan 24, 2011 - 03:01:43
Deb said:

I just love everything about this card! The dsp works perfectly with your focal point! Beautiful!

Jan 26, 2011 - 06:01:38

I love how you outlined the DSP with the Ribbon Punch, such a cute card!