Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Tuesday Morning Valentine

Hello and Happy *terrific* Tuesday! Hope you are enjoying your day out there. Well, I realized today that I am slowly on track to earning the "Worst Blogger EVER" award because I have been horrible about keeping up since the holiday season. Nope. No way. Can't let that happen. No more slacking!:) 


This morning I saw this week's sketch had posted over at Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenges and was immediately inspired to get my craftin' groove on! 
I have had a bunch of new Stampin' Up! goodies just sitting on my desk for entirely too long now, including this pretty DSP. It's called Love and even though it isn't in the catalog, you can stil order it (item #124156). I kept the card pretty clean and simple, because I think it lets all of the cool elements of the sketch stand out. Sometimes simple is a good thing, right?


I did run the Real Red strip through the paper crimper for some added texture. Ok, is it just me or does using the paper crimper for anything immediately make you want to take a trip to Starbucks? The texture reminds me of the little sleeves they add to the cups. Just me? Hmmm, maybe I am just looking for an excuse to get a mocha today. I also added some glitter to the heart in the sentiment (from A Happy Heart, ret.) then covered the little circle in Crystal Effects for some shine. 
Here is the inside of the card, too:



Thanks for stopping by today! :)



Stampin' Up! Supply List: 
Stamps: A Happy Heart (front and inside sentiment) and Filled With Love (inside image)
Paper: Love DSP, Whisper White, Real Red and Pretty in Pink card stock
Ink: Real Red classic ink
Accessories: Paper Crimper, 1 1/4" Circle punch, 1 3/8" Circle punch, Scalloped Circle punch, Scalloped Border punch, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Crystal Effects and Jewels
Non-SU! Accessories: ribbon

21 comments:

  1. Superb!! Such a fabulous card, so festive and fun! I have missed your blog and visiting and wow, what a showstopper to see on my way back around the blogs! This is beautifully done and great take on the sketch - well done!

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  2. What a sweet a beautiful card! I feel a CASE coming on :)

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  3. Fabulous card! I love the papers you used and the inside is almost as cute as the front!

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  4. Fabulous, Anne Marie! Just as pretty on the inside as on the outside!

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  5. I love the DSP you used. So bright and cheerful. What a great idea to use the Crystal Effects on the small circle. Definitely clean, simple and stunning!

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  6. Gorgeous as always and some pink :)!! Love it and I can see why you would want to run to Starbucks with the crimper, I agree. The inside is just a pretty as the outside. Welcome back!

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  7. SUPER!!! Love this - inside and out. So pretty.
    Lynn

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  8. So prety! love the inside. Your comments always make me smile, thanks. Hugs, Sarah

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  9. Such a lovey-dovey card! Makes me want to go squeeze my hubby! ;o) Very cute. Great job on the sketch!

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  10. Very sweet card - loving that DSP. How strange that it isn't in the catty and you can still order it!
    I never think of using red and pink together, but they look fabby on this project. X

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  11. Yay! Love your card and the crimping is really neat on the red card stock! It's so happy and festive!

    Tee
    *doing a happy dance while the dog looks at me like I've lost what little mind I had left*

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  12. Ok, Off topic... why does that live feed thing keep saying I'm in Atlanta GA? Not that you know the answers.. I was just here and well... you listen to me when I ramble about silly things... You are cool like that. *nodding* *and going away now!* LOL

    See you later for today's post...

    Tee the nutball

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  13. Love this! Nice and cheering on a gloomy English January day!

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  14. Polka dots & stripes - my favorite!

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  15. Wonderful, wonderful Valentine! The red/pink combo is so great, as is the dots/stripes. Just perfect!

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  16. Oh, this is really pretty. You did a great job with the sketch and I love the inside too.

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  17. Love it.. You're such a natural blogger.. I love reading your random thoughts. You're hillarious. and Yes very creative.

    Inky hugs, Pauline

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  18. What an inspirational sketch! Love this card-it's so fun and happy!

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  19. This card is as pretty inside as it is on the front, Anne Marie! Lovely design.

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  20. What a sweet Valentine's Day card! I love it both inside and out. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  21. Simple and sweet. Such a cute layout.

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Have a great day! :)
Anne Marie