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Sunday, 13 February 2011

Be My Valentine! xoxo

Well I'm back again, perseverance is supposed to pay off and I am determined to improve with crafting skills! Getting into the Valentines mood today after having a lovely Indian takeaway last night. Hubby said I had a choice - meal at a restaurant OR takeaway and £20 craft spends...no contest! I must be going for my record with the number of challenges I want to enter this week too, it seems like love is definately in the air with all the love themed challenges! Here are the ones I was interested in: Bunny Zoe - Love is in the air
Cupcake - Something Red
A spoonful of Sugar - Show some love
Papertake - Hearts
Truly Scrumptious - Sketch
Stamp Man - Hearts
One Stop Challenge - Love
Totally Gorjuss - Love
Stampin for the Weekend - Valentines


Originally I masked the window behind Tilda but then for some reason decided to give some perspective and did Tilda again separately to bring her up on dimensionals. Used flower soft for the flowers, never used it before but my mum gave me some to play with and was pleased with the result. Gave Tilda some red bows for her bunches using embroidery silks and paperpieced her dress.
I also used: Usual Distress and SU inks
Magnolia Romantic window and Be my Valentine Tilda
Magnolia Red roses
Rose buds (given to me by my friend Fleur x)
SU lacey punch and sentiment

Thanks as always for stopping by, your comments make my day! x
Love Nicola xxx

10 comments:

Fleur said...

Hi Nicola, don't blame you having a take away lol.
Your card is gorgeous, you've coloured it beautifully, it looks so dreamy!
Hugz Fleur xXx

Sue C said...

Lovely card Nicola, love how you've added the depth with the main image. Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man. Sue C x

Francesca said...

What a very beautiful Card

Thanks for joining us at OSCC this week and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Donna said...

Such a beautiful creation...thanks for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

Mina said...

wow what a beautiful card Nicola, I love the window and Tilda together...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Lisa aka Myran said...

So pretty Nicola! I love the dimension in the card. Thanks for sharing with us at Papertake Weekly :)

gina g said...

Gorgeous card i love the sweet image. Thanks for joining us at the OSCC for Love challenge. luv gina xx

Nicola said...

A great card and loving the little bits of ribbon along the edge. Nicola xx

Clarky J said...

This is stunning! love the ribbons down the side x thanks for playing along with the Stamp Man challenge x

Mackenzie said...

Hi Nicola. I had a great time on Thursday. I love the card it is so pretty. Love from Mackenzie xXx.

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