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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Happy Valentine's Day

Today it is Valentine's day here in the UK.  I recently won a challenge over the 2 Crafty Crazy Critters Challenge Blog where Sasayaki Glitter were the sponsor.  I had a look at the images and chose this one as I thought I could use it for my husband's Valentine's day card.  The image I have used is called "Image #95 - Turtle love".  I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers and added Glossy Accents to the eyes (I am having to use my husband's tablet to take my photos as my computer is poorly and will not download images from my camera.  The eyes in real life look totally smooth but they look a bit bumpy with the Glossy Accents in this photo but not sure how to tweak things on the tablet to enhance pictures).  I then fussy cut out the images.

The backing papers I have used are from a pad from B&M.  I chose the one with greenery as I thought it was a nice backdrop to the turtles.

I have finished the card off simply with a heart doily which I have coloured with Tim Holtz's Shabber Shutters distress ink, stamped and die-cut sentiments and some Nuvo pearl drops.

Promarkers used:

Turtles - Meadow Green, Apple, Leaf Green, Olive Green, Marsh Green, Poppy and Berry Red.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafting with an Attitude - Anything goes
Love to Scrap - I Love You
Love to Craft - Anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything goes
2 Crafty Critters - Anything goes with critters
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything goes
A Bit More Time to Craft Extra - Anything goes
Craft Rocket - Love
Aud Sentiments - Valentine or love sentiment
Crafty Hazelnut Patterned Paper February Challenge - Anything goes
Pearly Sparkles - Love, love, love
Brown Sugar - Valentine (love)
Crafty Calendar - 2 or more layers
CCC Digi Creations - It's all about love
Love to Create - Anything creative/mixed media goes
Unicorn Challenge - Love/Valentine
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Creative Inspirations - Love is in the air and/or the colour scheme of red and pink
Crafty Friends - Love is in the air
QKR Stampede - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - Love
Create and Inspire - Anything goes
Allsorts - Love is in the air
Delicious Doodles - Valentine/love
Digi Doodle Studios - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything goes
Not Just Cards - Anything goes
The Cutie Pie - Valentines/mums
Scrapbook Stamp Society - Anything goes with the option of winter
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Anything goes

20 comments:

Ine Creaine said...

Very nice. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

brenda said...

Such a fun Valentines creation Kym and perfect for our 'Love is in the Air' theme at Allsorts challenge this week, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Wendy L said...

Sweet card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts and at Craft Rocket too, cxxxxx

Nana Connie said...

I love those frogs, Kym, and I think the Glossy Accents are perfect! Adorable card and congrats again on your win. :-D Now, putting on a different DT hat - Thanks so much for coming to play in our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Carole said...

Super cute Valentine card. Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Crafts Galore Encore February Challenge, “Anything Goes”. Good Luck and hope to see you again next month!
Carole x DT

Helene E said...

Just adorable image! Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts this week.

The Red Mullet Band said...

What a beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us!
Ana Isabel Dt Coordinator

Terri Winske said...

This image is super cute, and I love how you colored and embellished it! The perfect Valentines Day card! So glad you shared this with us at PIP Challenges!

Sharon Noble said...

Beautiful card love it. Thank You for joining us at I ❤️ Pro Markers Challenge Blog. Hugs from Sharon xxx

Teresa Arsenault said...

Adorable Valentine. Thank you for joining us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies this month. Don’t forget to check out our mid-month post where we show off our pets and there are often free digis as well. Hugs & smiles, Teresa DT

Sue Hickey said...

Hi and welcome to our Challenge this month.Thank you for sharing your project with us good luck with your entry hope to see you again soon hugs Sue DT xx

http://deliciousdoodleschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/

Liz McGuire, said...

Love your card, thanks for joining in the fun at Creative Inspirations, Liz x

Pollard Carole said...

What a great fun card love the image and design. The papers are great I need to take a look at B&M. Thanks for sharing this at Crafting by Designs Challenge Love and hugs Carole x Design Team

Gale said...

This is an adorable Valentine card Kym. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Calendar and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

Julie said...

Cute card
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's pattern paper challenge
Julie T

Hazel said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for our February challenge 19 at Love to Craft, Hazel, DT - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper February challenge. x

dmbennett said...

Just a super adorable image. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Studios Challenge.
Dawn DT

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Such a sweet Valentine! Great seeing you again at LTSCB
Tina dt

Terry said...

Thank you for sharing your fabby project, thank you for sharing with the Dt from We Love To Create CHallenge Hugs Terry xxx

Wendy said...

Super cute!...Thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge:)
Wendy x