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Monday, 8 February 2010

Spoon Full of Sugar & Papertake Weekly

For those of you who may not have seen (or read) my earlier posts, my hubby nearly always abandons me for Valentine's Day in favour of taking his daughter skiing during half term. This will be the last year it will happen I think as she is 17 and won't get half terms next year. I always make hubby one card to take away with him for every day he is away.  I also always make a card for Valentine's Day itself and this is it:

The theme over at Papertake Weekly is "love actually" and a Spoon Full of Sugar has a great sketch.  I made an easel card with the uppermost part matching the sketch.
Images are of course H&S.  How I love these cuties!  I coloured them with Copics and Promarkers.  The Airmail heart - to which I added a heart charm  (the key was already there) is a topper from Papermania I think (as is the little airmail pocket on the base of the card.  
Sentiment stamps on the top are by Stampin Up and an unknown heart shaped stamp.  The buckle on the base is cut with a Sizzix and glazed and the over-flashy charm was coloured with peel off colouring pens. Thank you for stopping by!

11 comments:

dolcreations said...

This is stunning! I am so in love with this card! I love the creativity with that envelope you placed on the bottom portion of the card! Beautiful! Beautiful!

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Mina said...

stunning Lesley and what a lovely thing to do for Valentines...I bet he will love it
Mina xxx

Sharon Caudle said...

Love it!!!! Awesome card! Thanks so much for joining us at PTW! hugs!

scrappyjan said...

oh this is adorable!!!! BEAUTIFUL!
hugs, Janiel

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Lesley this is so utterly beautiful!
Your colouring is perfect and your design and details just wonderful!
hugs
kim x

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW this is brilliant, love all the details and the cute images.
luv
debby

chris said...

Hi there Lesley this is just spectacular I love it.
hugs Chris xx
Must have taken ages.

Julie said...

FAbbie - love these hanglars and love the colour scheme, with all those love details and embellies!! I can barely make one Valentine let alone seven!! Juliexx

pickle said...

This is absolutely adorable

Kerry x

Eisbärin said...

Gorgeous card! He'll be thrilled! My OH will be stunned to see his this year, let's just say it is very minimalist *lol*
Love how you coloured the Hanglar image!
love, Alex