Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Hello Blog friends, I have been absent from my Blog and facebook due to the household coming down with a NASTY stomach bug - all 7 of us - and as if that is not bad enough we have one bathroom - that is all I am going to say about that.  

I have created a card using some of the pieces tucked away on my desk - which I must say - comes in handy at times like this...I have used the embossed the teal cardstock using Spellbinders Floral Jewels 3D M-Bossabilities folder and the Platinum Die Cutting and Embossing Machine. Trim to approximately 9.5cm x 14.5cm.  Lightly sand the raised parts with a sanding block.  Colour the embossed areas using Imagine Crafts 'featuring' Tsukineko Memento Luxe Inks, adhere to a cards base cut slightly larger (10cm x 15cm) than the embossed image using double sided tape.

Cut/emboss one Spellbinders Standard Heart #2 (#1 being the smallest) using light pink cardstock, add small heart Nestabling from Want2Scrap and a recycled button.

Adhere a double Seam Binding Bow using liquid glue, followed by a mulberry paper rose.

This card is linked to the following challenges:
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Hearts
Crafty Cardmakers - Punches and/ore Dies
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes / Valentine
Crafty Boots - Love/Valentine's
Love to Scrap - Hearts
The Pencil Case - L= love/romance 
Brown Sugar – Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Cut it Up - Love Is In The Air
Morgan's Art World - Add Ribbon
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything Goes

Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!



  1. Aww how awful for you all, hope you are on the road to recovery, beautiful card i so like the colors .
    Elaine H X

  2. Fabulous card. The embossed background is superb and I love all the little embellishments. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  3. Wow - what a stunning make!! Love the sanded and coloured embossing - such a striking card!
    Praying you will all be better very soon!

  4. Gorgeous card love all the embossing,thanks for joining in with us at MA and good luck

  5. Great card! I love that heart bling. Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz Friends. I hope you and your family are on the mend!

  6. How pretty and feminine! Thank you for sharing with us and entering into our challenge at Love To Scrap.

  7. Hi,

    Wauw, stunning card. thanks for joning us at BSC.

    DT Brown Sugar Challenge

  8. Fabulous card, your embossing looks amazing. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  9. very nice! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good luck.
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  10. wonderful card!
    Thanks for playing along in the Morgan's Artworld Challenge.

  11. Great little pretty details in your card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. Judy DT

  12. Such a fabulous card, the papers are beautiful! Thank you for joining us at the Ribbon Girl, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Gina xx

  13. Lovely Valentine card Linda. Thank you for sharing with us at Artistic Inspirations and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

  14. Your card is very beautiful !
    Thank you for joining us at Artistic inspiration!
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.
    Bad Kitty's Craftroom

  15. lovely creation
    Thank you for joining us at The Pencil Case

  16. Linda this is lovely and sweet with that great background color to bring it to life! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month.


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