Friday, February 07, 2014

Love Letters.

This card was made for a swap and I have now heard that it has been received by my partner in America.
Plain red card from stash.
Both patterened papers were free in magazines.
Script is a freebie from here.
Backing paper adhered to thick card and then pierced and hand sewn .
Envelope created using my envelope maker.
Script paper  aged round egdges with 'Fired Brick 'distress ink.
Hearts punched from scraps of card and ribbon from stash.
Sentiment cut using Britania word  dies.

Inside of card .
 Circle  cut using Sizzix die  657552
Left blank for personal greeting to be added.
Entering into the following challenges:
Pixies Crafty Workshop #110: Use your snippets.
That Craft Place # Valentine.
Craft - Mojo # Love , love love.
Just For Fun: Love is in the air.
Crafty Calendar # Love is all around.
Seema Crafts # Valentine love.
Artistic Inspirations #77 Anything hearts.
Ooh -La La Creations #149 Use a heart.
Simon Says Stamps # Love notes.


Sherry said...

Bet your swap partner was thrilled - lovely card - love the stitching around the edge and the inside is pretty too xx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Mrs A. I love the papers and fabulous design.
hugs Sue xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,fab papers and

Emma Williams said...

A gorgeous card and I love the fact you've decorated the inside too, it's lovely. Thank you for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

Viv's Visuals said...

See you found the glue then???? LOL Gonna hide the papers next - then see how you get on!
Like this very much and am sure your swappie loved it as much as all the hearts!

Catherine said...

This is so sweet Valery Anne ! Love the little letter ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Di said...

Really great card Mrs A - LOVE the envelope, such a great idea!

Hugs, Di xx

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with fab the envelope and the inside too!
Have a great weekend!
xxx Margreet

SARN said...

Very jazzy. Sure to be well received. x

scrappymo! said...

You are doing a great job as getting the inside of your cards finished as you make them. Well done girl!

Great card. I just love the hot reds you used on this card.

Taniaj Scott said...

Such a cute image on a beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspiration on our valentine challenge Hugs Tania (DT) xx

Sandy said...

I looked at this post and the previous one and do love your Valentines!
sandy xx

Gail Tuff said...

Lovely card, thank you for joining in over at Seemacrafts with the February love challenge x

pauline said...

love the card , thank you for joining in over at Seemacrafts with the February love challenge , x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

This is a really clever design and I love the vibrant red x

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you for joining SeemaCrafts February Challenge "love/valentines".

A very bold and beautiful card. Love the design and your choice of papers. The stitching is the perfect finishing detail!

I hope you will continue to pop back and join us for more of our monthly challenges

<3 & hugs
Lisa xxxx DT Member

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Me again lol this time with a different DT hat on....I think I have made it clear above how lovely I think this card is and how clever the design is. A card that would make anyone feel special.

I hope you enjoyed playing along with us, and will pop back each month to join in with more of our future challenges...we love seeing what people have created.

<3 & hugs
Lisa xxxx JFF DT Member

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card and love the colour comb, always look classy....I have joined your awesome butterfly challenge blog and am waiting on a new butterfly die, this is right up my will be advertised on my blog for you.xx

Susanne Vargas said...

What a cute card! Love the letter and the envelope! The tag is fabulous, too!

MaryH said...

Awesome freebies, I say! What a lovely V card & that script is awesome. Your swap partner is a lucky one to get this pretty. And I am missing that 'up the sleeve' thing myself. I need to catchup so I can visit in the Playground soon. I missing all my buddies and what the heck is Parsnip up to? Hope you are staying warm and not in the flood danger areas. TFS & Hugs

Desire Fourie said...

This is a loving creation. Adore the little love letter.
Wishing you a wonderful and relaxed weekend.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Linda said...

What a wonderful card to receive.

Mrs.B said...

HI Mrs, A. Great Valentine card, I'm sure your swap partner was thrilled to receive this.
Hugs, Avril xx

Greta said...

Beautiful creation! I know this is going to be treasured!

Stacey Schofield said...

Great card. thanks for sharing it with us at That Craft Place

Stacey x

cm said...

Your card, here, and tag, previous post, are absolutely stunning! They will be treasured, not only because they're lovely, but because they were made by YOU! Truly lovely; truly heart-warming! Hugs~c

Debs Willis said...

Love the little letter in its own envelope! Great card
Debs x

Anne said...

What a fabulous design. Thanks for joining in the fun at OLL this time. Hugs x

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations.
Louise x

Bonnie said...

A sweet love letter!

Liz said...

What a lovely card. Thank you for taking part in the Cupboard Trilogy Challenge.

Liz xx [DT]

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the design, Thanks for join in with us at Ooh La la, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

xxbella71xx said...

What a lovely Card, Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog

Stella xx


Darnell J Knauss said...

What a brilliant Valentine, Mrs. A.! I'll bet your swap partner was thrilled to get this wonderful snippet delight!! Hugs, Darnell

Princess Judy Palmer said...

What a sweet love letter on a card. I like all the read and white, so fun.

Marie Richardson said...

Lovely card I bet it was well recieved too
Thanks for joining us this month over at Just For Fun challenge blog.
Good Luck with the challenge
Marie (DT for JFF)

Anne said...

Love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Ooh La La. Hugs x

Jakki said...

lovely card ....Thanks for joining seemacrafts challenge for Febuary
Jakki DT (

Marie Richardson said...

Back again this time for Seemacrafts
Thanks for joining us this month over at Seemacrafts challenge blog.
Good Luck with the challenge
Marie (DT for Seemacrafts)