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Sunday, 7 February 2010

Awwwww Sweet!

Good afternoon everyone. Just a quick post to show you the card I made last night...eventually! Problem was I set my mind on red and white and then couldn't find any suitable paper. I could probably have printed some but of course that didn't occur to me. So I stamped some red hearts onto white paper instead. I also embossed some whitewash paper from core'dinations and sanded to show the red. I love this House Mouse image....I think it's just perfect for a Valentine and I coloured it with Promarkers.
The swirl is from Sizzix. It's a really long one and this is a piece that was left from another card! The flowers are cut with an EK Success retro flower punch and I used Basic Grey Cupcake DP. I've used my MS heart punch again and some heart jewels from my stash, card candy from Craftwork Cards and ribbon from my stash. I had a bit of a wrestle with the ribbon because it wanted to show you its' plain side and I was determined that it was going to be all spotty. As you can see I won lol!

I'm entering a few challenges with this card:-

Basic Grey :- Sketch and paper used to punch flowers.
Easy Craft Projects :- Valentine for a man - hope it's not to girly!
House Mouse :- Valentine.
Cupcake :- Four-legged and furry.
Passion for Promarkers :- Animal and any colours.
Cute Card Thursday :- Spots and dots.
Double Dutch :- Valentine.
C.R.A.F.T. :- Valentine.
Crazy 4 Challenges :- Valentine.

I think that's me then. I'm sure there are lots more out there but enough is enough!!

I'd best do my ironing now. One of my favourite things to do on a Sunday. I've been bad for leaving it too late at night because I want to do something more interesting but today I'm going to be good and get rid of it now. My reasoning is that then I can get on with more crafting later without thinking about having to do boring stuff. I've already managed to do some catching up and some commenting so now I need a coffee and I'll enter these challenges.

Enjoy the rest of your day.

Kat xx

22 comments:

  1. wow, this is such a wonderful card, love all the cute details and the image fits perfectly!!

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  2. Beautiful card I do love red/ white together and the image is just adorable
    Chris x

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  3. what a fabulous card, and I love your background paper, clever you! such a cute image and the embossed layer is fab too - I have some of that whitewash coredinations card but rarely use it, I do like what you have done so you have inspired me to dig it out!
    hugs, annie x

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  4. Another stunning card Kat, the image is so gorgeous...I love those mice's...great layout and element's..

    I think you should slow down on your buying...you will me swimming in it soon...lol.
    Mind you I can talk...
    x
    Vicky

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  5. Be swimming I mean...
    x
    Vicky

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  6. Super sweet little card and so beautifully embellished! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

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  7. This is brill, love the distressing on it, good job hun, thanks for playing with us at crafty cardmakers xx

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  8. I think the stamped paper is fantastic, great idea, great card, thank you so much for joining us at ECP this week. Hugs Avril xxxxx

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  9. Lovely card, the image is so sweet!! You did well with those papers too, they look fab!!
    Hope you have finished your ironing,
    Angela x

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  10. Very cute card!
    Thank you for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T!
    Hugs,
    Eiglas
    x

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  11. Thanks for playing along in our Valentine/love project this week at C.R.A.F.T. - lovely project! Cheers Claire x

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  12. This is sooo cute, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

    Jo.

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  13. so so gorgeous!! such a cute image!! Love the colours..and all those gorgeous hearts! just fab!! Hugs Juls

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  14. Oh what a lovely card, thanks so much for joining us at PfP for this challenge! :)

    Hugs Ida

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  15. Cute card, love the mice, thanks for playing along at PFP.

    Hugs

    Sarah

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  16. A Gorgeous card, love the image and the colouring. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week. Good luck in the draw.
    Hugs Suzi x

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  17. Adorable card, such a sweet image.
    Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

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  18. Such an adorable card. Love the cute image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

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  19. what a bonny valentine Kat
    thanks for joining in at PfP this week and good luck
    Debbi
    xx

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  20. Hi Kat stunning creation great take on the chall. thanks for joining us at HM&F.

    Hugs Christine xx

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  21. Gorgeous card Kat, love that image and fabulous papers and details.
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at HM&F.
    hugs Heather xx

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  22. A gorgeous card Kat and such a sweet image! Love your colouring and design, it's the perfect card for Valentine's Day. Thanks for joining us at BG challenges. Chris and the DT :)

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