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Sunday, 6 February 2011

My Third Commissioned Valentine's Day Card

Here is my third of four commissioned Valentine's Day card.  Thank goodness all the husbands/significant others didn't ask for ones as well!!

I was asked by another lady to make her a card for Valentine's Day for the "man in her life".  The remit here again was a bit of fun but anything cute.  I decided to use two Teddy Bo images as I thought they were cute and fitted the criteria perfectly (and so did the customer as she was delighted!!).

Again I have used the paper from my blog candy (virtually all gone now but such lovely papers) and distressed it along with the Teddy Bo images that I coloured in with promarkers and used some glitter on the fairy.  The card is finished off with some ribbon, hand-written sentiment (I thought about writing on "I wished for a knight in shining armour but got you" but decided against it.  I told the customer this and she said he'd have loved that sentiment so it shows I should have gone with what my head was telling me!!), sentiment off the computer, card candy and my scallop card.

This card fits the following challenges:

Craft Your Passion - Bring on the love
Cards for Men - Valentine/love
City Crafter - All you need is love
Tuesday Taggers - feel the lurveeee
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Photo inspiration
Scrapbook Sisters - Red, red, red
Do You Stack Up? - Red hot
Moving Along With the Times - Red
Paperplay - Stamp it out
Shelly's Images - Projects of love
Frosted Designs - Pink, red and white
Sew many Cards - Anything goes
Stamp Something - Digi day
Crafty Calendar Monthly - Love
Crafty Emma - Red and romance
Crazy 4 Challenge - Valentine's day
Secret Crafter - Valentine
Craft Your Days Away - Photo inspiration
The Crafty Pad - Love is in the air
Paper Sundaes - 2 or more images
Flutter by Wednesday - Open theme
Sentimental Sundays - Happy Valentine's Day
Crafty HOs - Love theme
CRAFT - In the roll of a die


Curlybear said...

Wow this card is so cute, and colouring and layout,

thanks for sharing with us at Secret Crafter: 120 Valentines

Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :) x.

Diana said...

WOW!!! you been busy...this is adorable. The two images are too cute.Thank you for playing along with us at Frosted Designs.

lalkygirl said...

wow kim ,2 stunning cards ,i love them both .thanks for entering them both in cardmadfairys digidays challenge
good luck in the challenges
tracey x

Shelly's Images said...

cute, cute, cute! Thanks for sharing another of your "Love" themed projects with us. I am having so much fun visiting your blog to see your projects.

FairyD said...

Hi Kym....found your card via another blog....Teddy Bo & Teddy Bea look lovely.....I'm thinking you might have got us mixed up with Stamp Fairy though!!!lol

FairyD x

Miranda said...

your nickname must be busy bee or something like that, 3 lovely cards all gorgeous, but the mouse is still no 1 for me


Pami said...

Another great Valentine's card, I love the card candy. Thanks again for joining us at MAWTT this week. Pami x

Janna said...

Kym, all 3 of your entries are wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at DYSU! Janna

Fiona said...

cute card...thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.


Sheila said...

Lovely card with such cute images. Tahnks for joining us at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days! Sheila:)X

aqualeiga said...

Another lovely card, no wonder you get asked for so many commissions! Thanks for joining us at 'The Crafty Pad' this week. x

Lori Apgar said...

Third card is a charmer!! The glitter on the wings adds the perfect amount of sparkle (or Frosting)!!

Thanks, once again, for sharing your cards with us at Frosted Designs! The recipients are going to love them!!

Stephanie said...

Another great card! Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.

Lauretta See said...

so so cute ;) i love it. Thank you for joining us this week on the CRAFT YOUR PASSION challenge. Good Luck!

Patricia St Martin said...

It is always hard to make a valentines card for a guy but you did a fine job.Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men. We always love seeing your creations. Good luck on the challenge.
Hugs, Patricia

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Another sweetie, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Mandy said...

Another great card,love the sweet bears...Again thanks for joining us at Cards for Men...
Mandy x

Crafty_Fairie said...

Two fab entries for CRAFT Challenge Kym good luck.

Kerry x

princesskitten said...

sweet and simple

kitten DYSU team

WencheP said...

Very cute card, thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


KelsMakes!!! said...

Lovely, thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges this week

Ros said...

Gorgeous images ... you've been busy!! TFS at CCCB!

Maggie's Crafts said...

Love your creation!

Thank you for joining The Crafty Pad!


Trimgym said...

Great project , thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.

Jo and Tigerlover.

Debs said...

Another fab card Kym.
Thanks for sharing the love with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Cheryl Nelson said...

just as sweet as can be! thank you for playing along at CCCB!

*Alison* said...

what a fun border.. Way to "Stack Up" at DYSU RED HOT Challenge.. I can't wait to see what you create next week.. HUGS

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

So pretty!

Thanks for joining our "Valentine" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

Hugs Jane x

Sue said...

Hi Kym
aww an adorable card, luv the sparkle & card candy,thank you for joining us at CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Mummylade said...

fabulous images! Thank you so much for entering it in the Allsorts love challenge and good luck!

Anonymous said...

Super cute card! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!!

Anonymous said...

Awww,they're just the cutest.You have been busy!Thanks for joining us again at Ai Factory :D
Lisa x

Milliesmarvels said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us for the CES Challenge!

Emma said...

Such an adorable card Kym.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges & good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Jackie said...

This is simply adorable! I love the colors and the layout! Thank you so much for playing along with the Crafty Ho's this week!

KarenB said...

So cute!! And how cool is it that you've been commissioned to make cards :)