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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Be Mine Now and Always...

Hi Everyone!  I've got a quick post today.  My 'work' is boring so I won't give you the details of that.  I took a break yesterday and made a card.  I really needed some crafting therapy.  As you can see from my card below, I'm still having a bit of fun with shaped cards and my new dies.  It's my birthday today and I've asked my hubby for the Spellbinder's Grand Calibur so I can use the larger dies in the sets that I've purchased lately.  We don't actually celebrate until Sunday so I'll have to wait til then to find out :-(

News: I've joined the PaperPlay Challenges DT!  I'm so excited to be joining this team.  They've got some really talented people on their team and I'm thrilled to be a part of it.  The challenge starting today is 'Hearts/Flowers...but not a Valentine'.  I didn't join the DT in time for a DT entry, but my card for today does have hearts and flowers on it! 

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday - #151 Hearts & Flowers!

A Spoonful of Sugar - #138 Let's See Some Love

Papertake Weekly - Have a Heart

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - #97 Hearts Gone Wild!

Sweet Stampin Challenge - Spring Flowers

The Pink Elephant - #93 Be My Valentine

Magnolia Down Under Challenges - #82 Love

I hope you enjoy my card!
 

Be Mine Now and Always

For this card, I've inked up #3008 Tilda with Heart from Magnolia's 'You're So Special' collection.  I've also used #520 Love Background on the heart in the background.  You can get both of these stamps and more at Magnolia-licious (my favorite place to shop for Maggies!).

The shape of this easel card was cut with my new Go Kreate XXL Square Frame Frilly #6 dies.  Love these dies!!!  The gorgeous dp's are from the Memory Box "Pixie" collection.  The lace and ribbon are scraps and I'm thrilled that I found a use for them.  The flowers are from WOC.  I colored the image with a combo of Copic markers and watercolor with distress inks.  The large hearts were cut with a SB heart die.  The heart border was cut with a WOJ die.


This sweet sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps.  It was cut with another WOJ die.  The pearls are from Zva Creative and I love how they show off the sentiment.

This card is currently for sale in my Etsy Shop.

That's it for today!  Thank you so much for stopping by.  I truly hope you enjoyed my card. 

Ciao,

Angie

42 comments:

Molecraft said...

Fabulous card, love the shape and gorgeous colours!
Helen x

Jutka tworzy said...

Witaj jestem Twoją wierną fanką ...podoba mi się w jaki sposób kolorujesz te tildy i jak dobierasz kolory ...może kiedyś uzbieram na pisaki copic na razie koloruje kredkami pozdrawiam Justyna

Mandy said...

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday dear Angie,
Happy to yoooouuuuu.

I hope you have a fabulous day, and hubby has treated you to a Grand Calibur, I love mine.

Stunning card, the shape is fabby and as always your colouring is amazing, love it.

Welcome to our little Paper Play family, it's lovely to have you join us
hugs Mandy xx

Monique said...

Happy birthday to you Angie !!!
I love your card :)).

Hugs Monique

CraftyC said...

What a gorgeous card Angie, and a very happy birthday!
Clairex

Deana said...

Hope your birthday is wonderful! I'm crossing my fingers that you get the Grand Calibur. I love mine. If you have a Hobby Lobby close, you can use your 40% off coupon on it there (just in case you don't get one on Sunday).

And, I agree, your new dies are so much fun!

Sharon Keanly said...

Happy happy birthday Angie, hope you get your gift. Thanks for sharing this gorgeous card with us.

Karen's Fun Blog said...

So very cute, I love all your things! : )

Deirdre said...

GORGEOUS card... love it. Delighted to have you on board. Welcome to Paperplay.

Teri said...

Happy Birthday, Angie!! I'm sure your hubby will come through!!! Your card is just beautiful, what a unique shape!!
Enjoy your day and hoping for a happy day on Sunday!!!
Hugs,
Teri

Barb Hardeman said...

Hope you're having a wonderful day, sweetie, even though you're not "celebrating" until Sunday! To me that's just getting to enjoy the event twice! This card is adorable with that fancy shape! Love the warm rich reds and yellows of the paper! Gorgeous work as always...hugs...Barb

Chris said...

This month is such a special one -
it's birthday time for you -
We'd really like to celebrate this happy day with you!
So hippity hey and heidy-ho,
There's something we can do
We'll sing a song that we all know...
Happy Birthday to you!

I know it's early, but I'll forget, LOL!

Love your card! I'm waiting for my go kreate things to come. Your shape is wonderful! I love all of your work!

XO,
Chris Christensen

Rosie (Freycob) said...

From another new PaperPlay Teamie... Congratulations. Looking foward to working with you. Rosie x

Rosie said...

Happy Birthday to you girlie!! Hope you have a blessed day and keeping my fingers crossed that hubby got you that Grand Calibur (I know you'll put it to good use). Your card is beautiful and of course your distress ink coloring is amazing. Loving the shaped cards. Hugs, Rosemary

Christina C. said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS.....LOVE THIS BEAUTIFUL IMAGE, COLORED TO PERFECTION! The dies are awesome!
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful day!

PaperLace n Card Nook said...

Hope you had a wonderful birthday Angie your card is just supendous and I just love it great work. hugs Carolyn

Janette said...

so pretty Angie! I love the shaped card- I need to try it. The grand nesties only work in the grand caliper, is that correct? I hope that you have a very happy birthday btw and congrats on the new dt!

Angela said...

Wow this is really beautiful Angie! I have been looking for that stamp but can't find it anywhere :(... but I love seeing it on your card. Beautiful coloring as always and I love that shape! Congrats on the new DT, they are lucky to have you!

Happy bday again! ;) hugs, Angela

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Love your shaped card, Angie! Of course your coloring is beautiful!!!!

Hope you're having a FABulous birthday & hope hubby gets you that Spellbinder's Grand Calibur (I'm sure you've been a good girl.....LOL).

Congrats on your DT position too!

Huggies ~ Sharron♥

Pam said...

Happy Birthday...Angie !!!! Love the shape and coloring on your gorgeous card.
Hugs from Indiana,
Pam:)

Kelly Neis said...

What a neat card, I love the paper and the shape on your card. So cool.

Suzanne J Dean said...

Happy, Hap-hap-hap Birthday to you! Hope it was fah-bulous :) Love the awesome shape of this card and the Tilda is beautifully done of course--lovely!

hugz,
Suzanne

Sandy said...

This is a very creative card - very interesting and that is what art should be - interesting! Love it!!
Sandy

Danielle Champagne said...

Happy Birthday Angie! Love this very interesting shaped card. Tilda is wonderfully colored, love the warm reds of the paper, and the lovely black contrast.
Hugs. Danielle.

Cassy said...

Happy birthday!! Congrats on joining the new DT, too!
Such a cute card! Yay for using up scraps and I love the plaid dp!!
:o)
Cassy

Only By His Grace said...

'HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANGIE'
Your card is super cool. Love the shape and color of the tartan paper.
Love how you made the heart with the love stamped on it.
Your coloring is awesome.
Hugs Maz

Debbie Pamment said...

Am just LOVIN' this gorgeous creation - fabulous job and such a fun shape!
Thanx so much for joining us at MDUC this week
xXx

Norma said...

Angie, your shape card is simply gorgeous--beautifully put together, but then I don't expect anything else from you...LOL. Love the shape.
Congrats on the new DT and Happy Birthday. Hope you get your Grand Calibur...I can only dream.

Hugs.
Norma

Iulia said...

Happy birthday Angie and lots of good health and inspiration!
Gorgeous card! So special! First I thought you cropped the image:)) It looks fantastic!
Gorgeous colorwork, as usual!
Hugs!
Iulia

Carrie said...

wow...this is totally beautiful!!! Thanks for playing at Sweet stamping xx

Leslie Anne Avila said...

Such an interesting shape. Love the bold beautiful color palette that you've chosen too. Everything is just wonderfully done.
Blessings!
Leslie

P.S. Hope you had a wonderful birthday!

Debra G Smith said...

Happy Birthday!!! Mine is this month too. I love the card..all the details the coloring, it's awesome.

Shana said...

Amazing as always Angie! Gorgeous!

Lisette Morris said...

Love it! Love the unique cut of this card!

Céline said...

yes, i enjoy it! amazing shaped card, love the papers and colouring is wonderfull
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
hugs
céline

Stampin Mindy said...

This is fabulous Angie!!! I love all those big ole shape dies. Do they work in the Big Shot? The papers are so pretty!

Hugs, Mindy

Candy said...

Happy Birthday, Angie :o)
Great card!
Love the different shape you have used.
Brilliant colouring and decorating!!!!
Hope you get the gift you are wanting on Sunday....
Hugs, Candy

Gemma said...

Love the unusual shape of this card and so many great details, wow! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week and happy Valentine's day! Hugs Gemma

Skraptacular Designs said...

What a wonderful creation for our Stamptacular "Hearts Gone Wild" Challenge this week! I just love it!

In case I haven't mentioned this to you before and you're interested...thought I'd also mention to you about our DT Call that's going on right now! We'd love for you to apply, if you haven't already! All the details are located on our blot at http://stamptacularsundaychallenge.blogspot.com.

Thanks so much for playing along with us this week! Hope you'll join us again soon for some more challenge fun!

Hugs,
Priscilla

Cordine said...

It's absolutely gorgeous! And Happy birthday to you! Hope you got your present you wished for!
Hugs
Cordine

Sharon Caudle said...

How cute is this card!!! I love it, Angie!!! You're so talented! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

cabio's craft corner said...

Cool shape Angie. Beautiful and bright colors with the those awesome coloring :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

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