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Wednesday, 8 February 2012

For the one I love

I want to say a GREAT BIG WELCOME TO MY NEW FOLLOWERS. It's great to see you!

I chose the absolutely knock-out "Ragged Romeo" image by the uber talented Mo Manning (found here) for hubby's Valentine's card and coloured my image with Copics and Promarkers.I love the vintagey feel of these cuties and whereas I don't normally make vintage style cards - this is an attempt at one!       Papers (which you can hardly see anymore) are by Brenda Walton for K&Co. 

My image is cut with Nestie dies.   I added a Hero Arts lacey heart stamp and used new Marianne dies for the second heart. There are two dies, one cuts out the heart and one cuts out (badly I have to say - and I did try it twice) the fretwork pattern on top.  I overstamped it with a vintage graphics stamp - the origins of which I'm unsure.  It's not very visible but it did just tone down some of the crispness of the pink against the burgunday DCWV card.  I threaded an organza ribbon through some holes I had made in the backing papers (aka the lovely Jules) and then promptly covered up the effect (duh!) with my LOTV sentiment.  A Making Memories "Adore" rivet thingy is another addition.  Three little buttons and a bow with seeded pearls were added just in case my card didn't have sufficient embellishment!  I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Pencil - 120 Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - 202 Buttons and bows
Charisma Cardz - 4 Vintage
One Stop - 168 For the one I love
Sweet Stampin - The one I love
Deep Ocean 18 Love You
Truly Scrumptious 73 Love and Hearts
Tuesday Throwdown 84 Be my Valentine

20 comments:

Deb said...

gorgeous card Lesley, they are adorable!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
Debxx

Cat's sCrap said...

Beautiful card. Interesting composition. Incredible work of colours on your caracters. Good work ! Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

Vicky said...

Hi sweets this is gorgeous I am addicted to Mo's images I am forever buying her & Kristas lol.....
Loving the colours on this & the layers.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Debbie said...

Perfect card with a "Perfect" sentiment and image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week, good luck. Debbiexx

Bubbles said...

Gorgeous card, loving the image and those yummy hearts! Thanks for joining in at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

Marianne said...

Such a sweet card. You colored this lovely image zo beautiful. Love the bright colors.
Hugs Marianne

xxxtglxxx said...

This is just beautiful Lesley! :) I adore this image and your colouring looks brilliant! :)

Thanks so much for playing at Charisma Cardz this week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Elaine L. said...

I love what you've done with this sweet image, Lesley! The colors are fantastic, and your embellishments are wonderful! So glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge.

Vee said...

Beautiful style and layout. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

catherine said...

This is such a lovely card Lesley and the colours are great.love the image
x catherine

Mandy said...

Beautiful card,love the image and those hearts...Thanks for joining in with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time...
Mandy x

debby4000 said...

Oh Lesley this is so beautiful, such a sweet image.
luv
Debby

Linda said...

Sweet Love! Beautiful coloring Leslie.

coops said...

so stunning lesley.the image is so sweet and i love your gorgeous colours and details :D

xx coops xx

*Vicki* said...

AWW!! Lesley, this is such an adorable creation!! Love the coloring on the image!! Beautiful job!! ;)

lalkygirl said...

wow lesley what a stunner soooo many gorgeous details and that charm is fab
have a great weekend
tracey x

Pamela said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Pam x

Mina said...

wow stunningly coloured Lesley, I love your vintage card using one of my fav Mo's...gorgeous
Mina xxx

Kozmik said...

Great card - thankyou for sharing with us at sweetstampin xxkozmikxx

Julie said...

Awwh this is gorgeous Lesley!! Beautifully embellished! Juliexx