Thursday, 14 February 2013

I Love You

This is the second of hubby's two Valentine's cards. Unusually for me, there's no stamping on this one (eek!).

"I Love You"

The background is a collage of Valentine's scraps left over from making last year's card. The letters are cut from patterned paper and stuck on to the background individually using mat Multi-medium, with pieces of lace in behind to highlight the words.

The border is cut from a leftover piece of patterned paper from which I had previously used the inner images; it is raised on foam tape to make a frame around the collage.

The large heart is attached via a jump ring and short length of chain through an eyelet set into the card. The chain is adjusted to length, then a large jump ring attached at the back to act as a stopper.

The finished collage is matted onto red card and has a few heart-shaped red gems added. A labels 28 easel is added to the back to act as a stand for the card.

Ingredients:
Tim Holtz Paper pads: Seasonal, Lost and Found
Graphic45 8" x 8" paper pad: Bird Song
adhesives: Claudine Hellmuth mat multi-medium, foam tape
heart charm, jump rings, chain & eyelet
lace
heart-shaped red gems

Entered for the following challenge:
Simon Says Stamp and Show...Something Messy
Crafty Creations Challenges - Love and/or Hearts
Divas by Design - Love and Romance
Frilly and Funky - Lacy, Heartsy Valentine's Project

36 comments:

  1. He got two Maddy, don't let on to mine.

    I really like the Victoriana feel to this one, your like me, it's unusual when there's no stamping, I always feel like I've left something off.

    B x

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  2. This is gorgeous. I love how you have highlighted the letters with lace and the large red heart looks stunning.
    hugs Sue

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  3. Beautiful card...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

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  4. What a beautiful card you created from leftover pieces of other projects! I especially love the heart that you attached "through" the card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Frilly and Funkie!

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  5. Gorgeous card you have made from leftovers..love the heart....x

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  6. A really pretty card with a Victorian feel to it, your lucky husband getting two cards! X

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  7. Beautiful card! Love big heart and frame. Natalia

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  8. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Divas x

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  9. Gorgeous card, lovely colours and design,love the little heart

    Lorna xx

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  10. Lovely card...love your style of cardmaking x
    from hoppity (docrafts forum)

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  11. Wow this is stunning, I adore the heart. x

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  12. Lucky man, love the heart charm too, xxx

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  13. wow two valentine cards you must love your hubby very much lol ... how is he getting on with his banjo !! ... thank you for visiting my blog and the lovely comment you left on my sons birthday cards ... hope you have a great weekend ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  14. Great card, nice affect with the wording

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  15. Hiya Izzwizz, i have already left a comment on your card but just wanted to say you have a fabulous blog and i have now become a follower

    Lorna xx (aka craftinglorna over at Docrafts)

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  16. Ooh Maddy I love this, its fab! Happy Leapblogging! Elaine-xxx-

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  17. This is lovely Maddy but 2 cards don't get spoiling him...lol

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  18. This is lovely, very eyecatching.

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  19. Gorgeous card, lovely design. Happy hopping from docrafts. Phyllis x

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  20. Fantastic card, great papers and design!!
    Anne x

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  21. Beautiful card, just hopping by, Vickie x

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  22. such a pretty card! x just hopping from docrafts

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  23. A super card, I love the collage work and the lace is a great highlighting touch. Just hopping by. :)

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  24. Brilliant collage of pieces, love the way you have highlighted the words with lace and framed it all. The way you have attached the heart is inspired. Altogether a great card

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  25. very pretty indeed - love the faded colours. Thanks for sharing your art with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show! Sarah.

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  26. Fab card Maddie - love the faded vintage colours
    Linda

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  27. Totally sweet - love the use of the seasonal Paper Stash and the red lace is yummy! So happy to have you joining in the fun with us this time at Frilly & Funkie!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  28. Ohhh lucky Tom getting 2 cards. Poor Mark got none! Well you know me and cards, lol. But I did die cute tonnes of hearts and made it into a wee mini book with loads of different reasons why I love him on each heart....Im such a sap, lol. Maddy this card is gorgeous, I love that heart. Lee x

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