Thursday, February 16, 2012

Victorian Love

My card today is a little different.  No colored image and that is unusual for me.  It is the first card that I have made using a doily and sticking to a color inspiration from the challenge for Papers and Such Designs.  I had a store bought die-cut in cream with a tan design on it that I decided to use and that is what I placed my doily on.  I used my Circle Hearts Spellbinder Nestabilities Die to cut out a tiny tan dot/cream background paper for the sentiment which is from Digi Doodles.  I used another cream and light tan design paper for the background of the doily and the pre-made die cut.  Then I used a Memory Box Die called Elegant Scrollwork for my flourishes.  I then punched out some small hearts in cream and placed on the flourishes.  The flowers are from my stash and although I know they came from Michael's, I do not remember who made them.

The inside of my card is just as nice, with background paper in beige and tan with the words "I love you" repeated on it.  I used the Spellbinder Die, Circle Hearts to cut out a large die and placed a sentiment from Ginger House, "And they lived happily ever after" on it.  I used 2 of the same flowers as on the front of the card for my embellishments.  Not really a hard card but I sure wanted to add some

I am entering this card in the following challenges:


  1. Such a lovely card. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  2. Very pretty card. i love how you have entered it in the challenges.
    I am busy making up my lists of the challenges, details etc and then I am going to give the challenges a try...seems like such a fun idea.

    I'm your latest follower...found you through Jo's blog.

  3. Such an elegant card! the doiley's you used are so beautiful that I can see why you didn't feel the need to color an image. Nicely done! thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge.

  4. Lovely vintage feel to this card. I have a feeling I might have to invest in that memory box die it's really elegant.

    Thanks for joining our Valentine Challenge at Ooh La La

    Alli D

  5. Lovely delicate design! Beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us at Inky Impressions!
    GD Inkette

  6. Such a pretty card and fab colour, too
    Jo x

  7. Lovely card, thanx for joining us at Digistamps4joy, and good luck.

    Caz DS4J DT

  8. Beautiful card and so elegant, thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions. Joey x

  9. Gorgeous card Joann. Tres chic!!
    Thanks for playing along with Inky Impressions and good luck
    Anne x

  10. Very elegant card and I love the color scheme that you chose. Beautiful layout. Thanks for playing in the Squigglefly Have a heart Challenge this week. Holley

  11. Beautiful card for our Valentine Challenge at OLL. Thanks for popping in to share it with us. Hugs x

  12. Beutiful card! =)
    Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy!
    Hugs, Elenor DT

  13. This is so elegant! thanks for sharing at Inky Impressions xx

  14. Beautiful creaton!! Love the dies you used!! Thanks for joining us at Paper and Such!!

  15. Such an elegant card. Thanks for joining the Joanna Sheen Love is in the Air challenge.

    Wendy -x-

  16. Gorgeous card. I love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender.
    Bev x


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