Monday, February 14, 2011

Just For You


Happy Valentine's Day, my friends! Today I have a card to share using Teresa's awesome Viva La Verve sketch from this past Friday. If you've never played along with the Viva La Verve sketches, do check them out each Friday over in the Verve Forum. If you complete all of the weekly sketches in a given month, you're eligible to win the Sketch Champions prize, which is the following Verve release in full!



For the focal panel, I started with a Classy Label die-cut, then stamped the "Just For You" sentiment and a sweet red heart, both from Verve's Sweet Treats set. I used a Tattered Angels chipboard frame as a decorative mat for the classy label die. In place of the adorable mini envelope on the sketch, I added a page tab that I punched from a book page using a Stampin' Up punch. I'm not sure where the shiny green ribbon came from (maybe American Crafts?), but I love the sparkle and shimmer it adds. Some rolled flowers (done with an MFT Dienamics die), crochet trim, trinket pins, acrylic paint, and a random sprinkling of pearls complete the look.

Lots of Valentine love and hugs from me to you!



Stamps: Sweet Treats (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Papertrey Aqua Mist and Ripe Avocado card stock, My Mind's Eye So Sophie dp, Basic Grey Basics, The Girls' Paperie dp (pink rolled flowers)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Ranger Distress Inks
Accessories: Verve Classy Label die, ivory acrylic paint, distressing tool, foam adhesive, Judikins Diamond Glaze, Maya Road trinket pins, My Favorite Things Rolled Flower Dienamics, Kaisercraft adhesive pearls, Tattered Angels chipboard frame, green ribbon (unknown), crochet trim (maybe Wright's?), paper piercer, needle, and black thread
Size: 4 1/4"  5 1/2"

23 comments:

  1. Another beautiful vintage card!
    Much love to you too!

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  2. oh, Amy...this is just gorgeous! I'm drooling all over my keyboard!! Love what you did up in the corner :)

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  3. This is beautiful enough to frame. VERY pretty!

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  4. Your rolled flowers are gorgeous! Lovely touch of distressing and lace and pins. Gorgeous as always.

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  5. beautiful card! love the flowers~

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  6. Always beautiful and always executed with great detail and love for your craft. Its shows through every time.

    Happy Valentine's Day my friend~

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  7. Gorgeous, Amy! The colors, patterns, detailing, and textures are so gorgeous!

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  8. You are the most inspirational designer on the web. When I am fading I can always find something in your designs to CASE or inspire me!!

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  9. Maravilloso diseño y como lo has resuelto, preciosa tarjeta.
    Besitos.

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  10. Fabulous sketch, papers, every detail! Love it!

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  11. I love this card. I would marry it if I could. yep, I would.

    Happy Valentine's day my talented friend!

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  12. Honestly, honestly, honestly... WOW!!

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  13. Oh Amy, this is is just wonderful! Jo x

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  14. Amy, this is stunning! Beautiful details!

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  15. Gorgeous! Love your colors, and fantastic embellishments!!

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  16. so pretty, just love the distressing and papers, terrific embellishing!

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  17. Oh, this is so pretty. I love the little flowers.

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  18. Hi Amy,
    I left an award on my blog for you, just love all the wonderful work you produce!

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  19. Another beauty to add to my favorites list! You do distressed so well. And, I just LOVE the colors!

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