Tuesday 8 February 2011

Hearts and flowers ....

... I think it must be something to do with the date on Monday - Valentine's day - but there are a lot of challenges at the moment that want us to use hearts, lots of hearts, on our cards.  So this card has been made for three challenges:
  1. Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - Hearts gone wild!
  2. Crafty Cardmakers - Hearts!
  3. My Time to Craft - Hearts and Flowers!
I've gone wild with pink, lilac and hearts - and this card is for my gorgeous little girl.  I've made a special card for her Daddy, and I know she'll want one too!  I know that Kathryn claims to be a Goth Princess - but she's still quite taken with pink!!

I decided that I'd use one of my pre-printed card bases - it has lots of hearts on it!!  I printed off the lovely heart and flower tree by Pink Petticoat and coloured it with Promarkers.  I stamped a number of hearts onto vellum and embossed them with a variety of pink and lilac embossing powders.  These Petaloo flowers come with gems already attached - and I tinted them with inks to match the card.  Finally I made the greeting using the Fancy Tags die, tinted it with Distress ink and added the cutest greeting!  That's it! 

Stamps:  Waltzingmouse - Sweethearts;  Pink Petticoat - Heart and Flower tree digi-image
Spellbinders:  Fancy Tags (S4-235), Big Scalloped Ovals Lg (S4-251) die # 4
Inks:  Distress - Spun Sugar; Memento - Sweet Plum
Promarkers: Leaf Green, Bright Green, Oatmeal, Honeycomb, Chestnut, Amethyst, Pale Pink, Magenta, Cerise, Orchid, Mulberry
Accessories:  Papermania - Card base; Various embossing powders; Petaloo flowers

I've been very busy in my craft room making my card for the February Friends of Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz - the party starts on 17th February - so there's still plenty of time to join the fun.  Check here for all the details.  And I've been busy working on another project - but you'll have to wait until Sunday to see that one!!  Yes, I know - it's a tease :)  But I will be back later!


jimlynn said...

Very pretty! Love that Fancy Tags die too.

Nicci said...

Love this Deborah, really cheerful x

Pat said...

Great card, lovely pastel colours. Thanks for sharing at MTTC this week.

Pat xx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Deborah, this is so lovely. Very cute image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Donna x

Liz McGuire, said...

This is lovely. The most hearts I have seen on a card!

Liz x

Pauline said...

Lovely card, full of love and happiness!

Stella said...

Gorgeous; this is really a heartfelt/heartfilled card :). And I love it!

Wishcraft said...

Such a cute card, I really love that image :o) Lisa x

PS. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

Paula (PEP) said...

Love that tree & all the pinks & lilacs - lovely & girlie & really like that bottom right heart - the fluorescence really makes the whole card "POP"
Paula (PEP)

Sprytebyrd said...

Such a great card! Love the image and great paper!

Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
Don't forget our DT call, too! :)
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Spot

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