Thursday, 14 February 2013

A Valentine Card

Hello, my dear friends!
I hope you're all enjoying a beautiful Valentine's Day! I have a quick little post for you today! This is the Valentine I made for my sweet husband. He doesn't like flowers...unless they're in the garden, and he doesn't like anything frilly or fussy. I saw this fun sketch over on Jennifer's blog and decided to use it to create this card.


Of course, the red didn't come out true to color once I uploaded it. The heart frame is much darker IRL, and matches the glitter paper very well! Really it does! lol I used my Paper Tagger to attach the heart charm through an eyelet! It's a bit of pizzazz on an otherwise simple card! I decorated the inside but you won't be seeing that since I took the photo after writing the message to my husband! ;o)


Materials Used:
Papers: Recollections - Love Letter, Cardstock;
Dies: MM Slice Design Card - Wedding (gift from Friday);
Punch: Martha Steward - Heartbeat;
Stamp: Gina K Designs;
Charm and Eyelet: From My Stash;
Tool: Paper Tagger.

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31 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Nancy~
    Love that heart border and the pretty heart charm....
    Happy Valentine's Day~

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  2. awww your valentine's card is so beautiful dearest friend. I love the colorcombo and your style of the card - it isn't cute or non-cute, isn't it? :)
    Adorabel Creation sweetie.

    Hope you've had a gorgeous Valentine's Day.

    Hope you are feeling better now Nancy

    Love & prayings
    Dunja xx

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  3. It turned out perfect!! happy valentine's Nancy! xo

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  4. Awesome card, Nancy. Love it. I just love valentines and the hearts. Great job. TFS... Hugs

    Tereese (Friday)

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  5. Hi Nancy! I absolutely LOVE your Valentine's Day card. The hearts are SO SWEET and I love everything about this one! Thanks for sharing it in our challenge!

    I also wanted to tell you about another challenge where you can enter this. V's Sweet Ideas has a LOVE themed challenge for February, and the prize is a $20 Freckled Fawn gift certificate. WOW! I just got an order today from Freckled Fawn (4 rolls of washi tape) from a win I had last week at Pile it On. God is SO GOOD! Anyway, here is the link for entering that challenge. Hope you'll stop by.
    www.vssweetideas.blogspot.com

    Thanks for sharing with us again at Word Art Wednesday. I always LOVE seeing your sweet cards, Nancy.
    Have a blessed week,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  6. Nancy,
    I am so impressed with the eyelet for the charm. Don't you hate it when everything matches and the camera makes it look like a person with thier eyes closed picked the colors?
    It is a lovely work of art.
    Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours; we love that you have taken time to share your wonderful work with us at Word Art Wednesday.
    Carole Robb Bisson
    The Blessing of the LORD be Upon You!


    PS Pin and tack have a motn long AG challenege.

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  7. Great card and I really like how you used the sketch.
    I love the heart charm you added for added pizzaz ;)

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  8. Sweet sketch! Love how you put it all together. I'm sure hubby loved it! Happy Valentine's Day to you too! Thanks for your visit. xx Kathy

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  9. Nancy, this is fantastic! I love your 'non-frilly' card you've made for your husband. Great way to attach your heart charm to! Thanks so much for playing with us at Delightful Inspiration {from the heart}! I love seeing my friends share! Have a great day!

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  10. stunning card! I love the style and your color combo.
    Thank you for joining us this week at cards and more.


    Hugs,Beate

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  11. awww...too sweet Nancy!
    I love how you played with the negative shapes here. It gives your card a very modern and upbeat look!
    Hope you had a sweet Valentine's Day ;-)

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  12. It is such a sweet card!!! Especially the border...

    hugs marjolein

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  13. Morning sweetie this is a fabulous creation, hugs Pops x x x

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  14. Stylish card Nancy, lovely shapes, beautifully matched, too, and that heart charm is so striking! Hugs, Ira xox
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  15. Looks great! I like the different shapes!
    The big heart charm is a beautiful eye-catcher!

    Have a nice day...
    Rosi x

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  16. I like this a lot Nancy! That charm is fabulous and I need to find out about that paper tagger from you. Love the glitter paper too.
    Now why won't you show us the inside with your note to hubs? Did you say something dirty to him????

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  17. I really like the design of this Nancy, especially how you used the heart. Wonderful no frills card for hubby. :-)

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  18. Fabulous card, thanx for joining us at Cards und More and good luck, hugs, Marion

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  19. Nancy, Beautiful design! Love the heart charm and the glittery checkerboard heart border!

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  20. Oh Nancy I love this! Just love your take on that Sketch! Happy weekend to you too. Judy x

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  21. This is a wonderful creation - love to see something new :)

    Thank you for joining us at Cards and More.

    Hugs
    Sabrina

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  22. Love that you took the literal approach to the sketch. love your heart and your border. Thank you for joining us at Delightful Inspiration {form the heart} Sketch #5.

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  23. Hey girl,
    You are the winner of my giveaway. Woohoo! Yippee!

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  24. (sorry I'm so behind, Nancy!) What a perfect card for a hubby!!! I don't know why they can't settle for floral and frilly, but I tried to keep mine simple, too! This is an awesome layout, and I love the jeweled heart dangling there!!

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  25. Love the interconnecting use of the elements on this card!! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper.

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  26. Oh Nancy I love the hearts!!! Red with the Kraft is so pretty :-)
    Hugs, Steff

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  27. Gorgeous!! Love the kraft and red together! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  28. simply super! Love the combination here Nancy!

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  29. Nancy what a perfect valentine card. I can't believe it has been that long since I visited your blog. I need to get back on track.

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