Friday, 3 February 2012

Show A Little Love

Good morning folk from a very chilly South coast, the coldest morning yet as it's a brrrrr -5 here today. It is sunny though so it might yet warm up past freezing!
This week's challenge over at Polka Doodles is all about love as we'd like to see a creation with Hearts on it. Although Valentine's Day is looming really fast, you don't have to make a Valentine, just something love themed which is what I have done for my inspiration.


I've gone for a favourite pink and green colour combination and chose a cute digital stamp together with some of the gorgeous rosebud papers from the Pretty Sweet CD. I used a scalloped card blank which I covered with some green dotty paper from the Pretty Tuff CD.
I coloured the sweet image with a selection of Promarkers, cut the panel out with a Papermania scalloped rectangle die and inked the edges pink. I cut out 2 hearts with a Papermania heart die and inked the edges of these.
I used the Marianne round doily die to cut a doily shape from a scrap of kraft textured paper (A Double Sprinkle Of Kraft CD). I assembled the card as you see, tearing the edges of the pink rosebud paper for a shabby effect and finishing off with a pink bow recycled from my daughter's birthday cake.

You have until 12 noon on Sunday 12 February to show us some love and this week there is a great prize so click HERE for all the details.

Challenges for my card:
Crafty Sentiments - Punches &/Or Dies
My Craft Spot - Anything Goes
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Hearts

Thanks for looking.
Fliss xx

21 comments:

  1. Oh Fliss, your card is so beautiful. Lovely colours.
    Have a nice weekend
    Hugs
    Doreen xx

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  2. Hi Fliss, what a great idea to make it love themed, instead of valentine...you can pass this beautiful card onto anyone! I love the beautiful combo of green and pink too! This is soooo cute!!!
    Keep warm!
    Dot x

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  3. Loving the colour combo and its a smashing card Fliss. Enjoy the weekend, x

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  4. oh Just love this Hun its just gorgeous love that image,hugs cherylxxxx

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  5. Great card and colouring Fliss xxx

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  6. Such a cute card Fliss and love the colour scheme. I really do not use green enough in my cards other than as an accent in an embellie.

    Have a great weekend,

    Lou
    x

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  7. wow I love this!
    xxxxxxxxxxxxx Amelia (mimi)

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  8. Great card Fliss. We are shivering here by minus 14°, and the temps were even lower last night, brrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!! Valerie

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  9. This is just gorgeous.Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Crafty Sentiments this week.xxx

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  10. Gorgeous card, I like the image and the colours, Thanks for joining in with us at Cardmadfairy Digi days.
    Kevin xx

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  11. Beautiful hearts I LOVE the papers they have a real retro vibe. Thanks for joining in with the Cardmadfairy. Hugs Gillian x

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  12. Lovely creation...Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments, and good luck..

    Caz Crafty sentiments DT

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  13. Ooooo I'm liking that doily die - fab card Fliss! Cheers Claire x

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  14. Pretty card,love the girl image.
    Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot this week.
    Jayne x

    http://jayne-designs.blogspot.com

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  15. I love the shapes in your layout and the colours work so well together. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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  16. Fab card, great colours. Maddy x

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  17. Such a lovely card, great elements.

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  18. So cute! I love the soft color combination. Great job! Thanks for entering your card in this weeks challenge at My Craft Spot. :)

    Ally

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your thoughts mean a great deal to me.
Fliss xx