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Saturday, February 6, 2010

Forever in Love

With Valentine's Day just around the corner I thought that I better get to work on my husband's Valentine's Day card. He isn't one to like all the red and pinks or hearts everywhere so making a card for him is a challenge every year. When I first saw this digi from at Mo's Digital Pencil I knew it was the perfect image for the card. My hubby is always laughing that we are getting old (not this old yet) though he is the one with the grey hair!

I like making a Valentine card that is non traditional, especially because I love these colors together, they are my favorite colors also, and it makes me think a bit more about how I create the card, KWIM. I am really happy with the way it came out and I am sure Don will like it.

These are the challenges that this card works with
Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge #17-This was a fun challenge because you had to have wood or "would" on your card. My park bench is wood so it works!
ABC Challenge-This challenge is N for new. My digi that I used is new I just bought it this week.
Challenge Up Your Life Challenge #13-This is a Valentine challenge and you need to include hearts with your creation. I have 3 hearts on the top and also I used a heart border punch so I guess I covered.
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 98-The challenge this week is to use spots and dots on your card. I used polka dot DP and I embossed the navy cs with my dotted swiss embossing folder.
Double Dutch DDC#36-This challenge, Be My Valentine says it all. Since I made this card for my husband for Valentine's Day I think it fits this challenge though not a traditional valentine.
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #9-The challenge this week is "emboss it". I love to emboss for texture on a card so I embossed the back round cs with my dotted swiss embossing folder.
Magical Crafts Challenge #7-Another wonderful challenge that is a valentine card. The DT cards are so cute with the love bugs that they used!
Creative Belli Challenge #84-This challenge was really fun because it was to use ribbons on your card. I almost didn't use it on this card but couldn't imagine not having a bow on it!
Frosted Designs Challenge-With Valentine's Day just around the corner how fitting to have a valentine challenge, helps me to get to work on my Valentine cards lots of great inspiration to see!
Papertake Weekly Challenge-Love Actually is the challenge, how perfect for a valentine challenge!
Charizma Cards Challenge #5-I Love You, is this week's challenge. I hope my husband thinks that this card says this to him!
Stamp Something Challenge-Love Somethings is the challenge this week. I think this image definitely says love. Great challenge this week.
Crazy For Challenges C4C23- This is another wonderful challenge with the theme of Valentine's Day, Be My Valentine. This is a great challenge blog!

If you have a minute check out all these wonderful challenge blogs. They work hard each week to come up with fantastic challenges for everyone to play along with them. Lots of fun to play along!

Supplies
Stamps-Mo's Digital Pencil, Rubber Stamp Tapestry, SU (always saying)
Paper- SU Night of Navy, Lovely Lilac CS, Papertey White CS, SU DP
Ink- Copics, SU Bashful Blue, Lovely Lilac, Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery, Bliss Blue
Accessories-Ms Border Punch, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, SU slot Punch, Heart Nesties, Recollections Sticker Pearls, Cloudmaker, Stickles, Michaels Ribbon

Thank you for stopping by to see what I have created. I would love to know what you think of my card and I really appreciate all the wonderful comments that you leave for me to read.

Enjoy the weekend,
Mary

24 comments:

my5bratz said...

love, love LOVE this image, gorjuss card, thanks for joining us at FnF this week :)

the crafty duck said...

Love your card, they are some of my favourite colours too, thanks for playing at MCFC, love Steph

Liz Williams said...

I love this image and what pretty blues you worked into this piece. I love it. Thanks for playing in the Belliw Challenge.

Pia said...

Great card Mary, even though you are ALOT younger than the couple. It is so sweet!

Elaine L. said...

What a wonderful card! I love the two sentiments together, and the colors are great. Thanks for sharing it with us in Mo's Challenge this week.

Dawn B. said...

This is adorable..he will love this..Great image for "wood"...Thanks for joining us at Mo's this week.

Steph_C said...

Gorgeous card! Great job combining all of those challenges. I love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs this week! :)

Cathy said...

Beautiful card, love the coloring, colors and design. Thanks for playing the Mo's Challenge this week!!

Elizabeth said...

Groegeous card with beautiful colors!!

Peggy said...

I love this image. You did such a great job coloring. Great job Mary!

Kelly said...

love your image and the coloring job!

thanks for playing the "heart" challenge at charisma-kelly

Juls said...

wow this is gorgeous!! Love the colours and how you have created your background! stunning card! Hugs juls

mamichelle said...

I love this, Mary! That image is really cute and I love the way you used the Tapestry stamps!

CraftyGirl said...

This is just precious! I am lovin' you image!! You did a fabulous job of making your valentine! I'm sure your husband will love it! Glad you could join us at Frosted Designs this week!
Barb

Bubbles said...

Fantastic card, what a wonderful image and coloured beautifully!
Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

Fern said...

This is beautiful!!!!!! What a fantastic image and your coloring is fab-u-lous!!!!! I absolutely love it! Thanks for playing along with us in the Belli Challenge... :o)

Debbie said...

What an adorable image and love your coloring. Thanks for joining us over at the belli challenge blog! :-)

Vee said...

Gorgeous card with fabulous image and colour combo.Thanks for Playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

marijke said...

I love this card/stamp this is soooooo sweet and gorgeous

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Fantastic card, love that image and your coloring! Fun layout and colors too. Thanks so much for joining in at Stamp Something this week! :)

The Wired Angel said...

terrific card and so many challenges covered. You go girl! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Mo's!

Kristen said...

OMG, I love this card mary, and you have colored this amazingly! you go girl!

Jamie Lane said...

I love the image on this card, you colored it so well and the design you put with it is perfect! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs!

Chrissy D said...

Beautiful coloring! I just LOVE Mo's Images! Thanks for playing in the Belli Challenge! Join us again on Wednesday!