Monday, 10 February 2014

Rollin' By to Say Love You

Today I have been enjoying a rare quiet day off from work. Usually on these days I have appointments or errands to run, but nope today was free and clear to create. I dropped the girls off at school and went straight to the crafty cave.

This morning has been very productive and I have managed to complete a few items from the crafty to do list:

  • Finishing touches on my oldest daughter's Valentine's book marks 
  • Cut all essential pieces for youngest daughter's Valentine's (she is going to assemble after school)
  • Complete a card
I have been trying very hard to keep up using my new stamps as I purchase them; so I was happy to use a second image from the "Lulu on the Move" set by Cheryl Alger by Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.


There is a fun challenge going on over at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Challenge blog # 216 "Unconventional Valentines". The challenge is to use an image that you wouldn't normally use for a Valentine's Card. Well I think cute little Lulu on her roller-skates fits that criteria. I also decided to use colours that aren't typical Valentine's colours (using some card stock from my stash). I am also impressed that no pattern paper was used. I haven't done that often.

I modified my sentiment to use the "Rollin' by to say" removing the "hi", then adding the "You" from a MFT set. Now I have "Rollin' by to say {heart} You".


Adorable Lulu is coloured with Copic markers. I also added Glitter Ritz Micro Fine Glitter to her roller-skates and hair baubles.

inside
Inside the card I stamp a sentiment from a MFT stamps "Love You with all My Heart" and used a Lawn Fawn die "Stitched Journaling Card to create the heart border.

Thanks for joining me today and checking out my latest Valentine's card. Have a very crafty day!

CHALLENGES:
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps: #216 Unconventional Valentines
Sassy Cheryl: #202 All about Hearts (using a Cheryl Alger image by Kraftin' Kimmie)
Cute Card Thursday: # 307 Lots Of Love
Shopping Our Stash: #137 Love Me Tender
Simon Says Blog: Work it Wednesday (use something new - this is a new stamp and using it in a new way as a Valentine's image)

Tracy

11 comments:

  1. Ahhh! Love it! How do I not have this image! The colors you used against the white are great! Thanks for plaguing with us here at Sassy Cheryl's!

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  2. Oh My Gosh! I LOVE these awesome, vibrant colors together! this card rocks!!
    Thanks for playing along in our Sassy Challenge!!
    hugs
    Judy

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  3. Adorable card! Such a sweet image! Love the fab colors too!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  4. Hi Tracy! this is so cute and too adorable....Thanks so much for joining in our "All About Hearts" Challenge at Sassy Cheryls. Hugz, joann

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  5. Such a sweet card,thanks for joining CCT this week!
    Hugs Heidy

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  6. Such an adorable card and so beautifully coloured! Thank you for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

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  7. So sweet! Love the colors you used and your coloring is awesome!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hug, Alica ;)

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  8. Awww Tracy this is just too cute. I love your colors and design. Thanks for playing along again this week at Sassy Cheryl's.

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  9. Tracy. . .you never cease to amaze me. Yet another gorgeous creation. Love it.
    Thanks for playing in the Sassy Cheryl's hearts challenge.

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  10. Tracy, this is darling! You're one busy, crafty lady, and your kids are mighty lucky to have you! Thank you for joining us for the Sassy Cheryl's heart challenge!

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