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Friday 10 February 2012

Valentines Love

Evening folks
Hope you are all okay.  Friday at last and I am ready for the weekend.  Mind you, this week seems to have flown by.  No more snow today but it is pretty cold.  My poor little pussy cats really hate the snow.  Have to practically force them out the door to do their business.  Bless their little hearts.
Today's card was put together for the new Polka Doodles challenge which started today.  The challenge is to produce a quick and simple Valentines card using the free digi image provided.
Here is what I came up with:
The image was printed off and coloured with promarkers.  I foiled the butterfly as I wanted quite a rustic, tatty look to it because of the distressing on the coredinations card.
The backing paper is from papermania.  Added a tatty bow, some curled flowers which I made myself , a punched butterfly and lots of pearls and gems.  

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Polka Doodles - Quick valentines using freebie image
Stamp N Doodle - Use red as main colour
Creative Inspirations - Lots of love
The Paper Shelter - Be my valentine
Fab N Funky - Love is in the air
Charisma Cardz - Things with wings
Jellypark Challenges - Shades of love
Crafty Catz - Valentines
Fussy and Fancy - With all my heart

Thanks for popping by.  Until the next time please take care.


Jenn Borjeson said...

Very pretty, love the butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Jellypark. :)

Jayne said...

Such a lovely card Mags! Love Jayne. x

Wendy said...

Beautiful card Mags, love your gorgeous flowers...hope you have a great weekend.
Wendy xx

Doreen said...

Love your card Mags.xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really beautiful card, I love the colours and the flowers and bow look fab
Lindsay xx

downrightcrafty said...

oh beautiful and love the gems around the image on the heart
Hugs Kate xx

catherine said...

Super card mags and so creative with the image
x catherine

Linda Palmer said...

The butterfly is the perfect touch to finish off this beautiful card.

Aunty Sue said...

fab card and thanks for joining us at creative this week . Good luck and hope to see you next week. xxx

jonim52 said...

Wow you did a lovely job with the image. Thanks for joining Polka Doodles.

Anne said...

Wow you did a fab job with the freebie. A smashing card.
Good luck in the challenge and thanks for playing along with Polka Doodles
Anne x

Unknown said...

Hi mags
Very pretty, and I do love the distressed look, it is my favourite look at the moment.
Thanks for joint in the stamp-n-doodle challenge, good luck.
Claire x

Leah l'Orange said...

super cute - LOVE the colour scheme, that sweet image, and the "tattiness" of the whole card! lovely! thanks so much for joining the Charisma Galz this week, and good luck!


Gorgeous and beautiful card Mags,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

CraftyCatz DT

Shelby said...

Great layout. Love the rolled flowers all of the pearls (a girl after my own heart!!)


Nicola said...

Such a beautiful card Mags! Love the heart and sentiment - just gorgeous!
Thanks for entering our Hearts challenge this fortnight at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Jennifer Scull said...

what a great card! so many pretty gems and pearls!
so glad you have entered this into our 'shades of love' challenge at Jellypark Friends. :)

NGCARDS said...

A great creation hun! Thanks for playing over at Charisma Cardz & Creative Inspirations! xxx

Shell said...

Hi Mags, I love what you've done with the freebie hun, it's a gorjuss card.. Thanks for sharing it with us at PolkaDoodles this week.
Shell xx

Mona Evy said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Challenge.

Rach83 said...

Very elegant card, Mags. Great attention to detail. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

Rachel x

Cards By MI said...

A very lovely looking card. Smashing colours and design. Thanks for playing with us over at TPS this week.
Love n hugs

theboelemas@aol.com said...

So pretty. Thanks for joining us this week at Polka Doodles Challenge. Good luck.

Claire x

Louise F NZ said...

Fantastic card, thanks loads for playing along at The paper Shelter.

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Fabulous card! Love how you put all the items together ;) Thank you for joining our Polka Doodles challenge! Hugs, Joanna

Fliss said...

You've done a fabulous creation with the freebie Mags. Really love the colours and the lovely pearls surrounding the heart.
Thanks for joining in with our quick Valentine challenge at Polka Doodles.
Fliss x

Jen Leeflang said...

I love the elegance!
Thanks so much for joining us on our Jellypark challenge, "Shades of Love". I am really looking forward to your entry for the next challenge. Good luck in the draw.
Jen Leeflang
Jellypark DT