Sunday, 20 February 2011

Commissioned Valentine's Card

My work colleague asked me to make a Valentine's card for his fiance and I was really touched so wanted to make it extra special. The only guidance he gave me was that it should be pink and cartoon type characters would be okay. I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to use one of my cute squares from Lili of the Valley - the rest came together quite easily and I was really proud of the finished card. I really love this style and use Bev as my inspiration (check out the stunning cards on her blog).





The flowers wouldn't fit in a normal envelope so I made a matching box tied with pink satin ribbon for the card to be given in instead.



Supplies
Image - Love & Romance Cute Squares from Lili of the Valley
Papers - Madly In Love by Die Cuts With a View
Cardstock - Core'dinations
Sentiment - Stamp Calendars by Lili of the Valley
Ticket - Whimsy Shapeology Ticket Die & Ticket Sentiments Stamp Set
Punch - Lace Hearts by Martha Stewart
Roses - www.iamroses.com
Pearls - Nail Gems from Poundland
Ribbon - Pink Satin Ribbon from The Range
Card Blank - 148mm Square Scalloped Cards from Craftwork Cards


I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

19 comments:

  1. I bet your colleague was delighted, it's a lovely card x

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  2. Lovely card, Thank you for joining us for Little Claires 1st challenge. Mary x

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  3. Fabulous, I'm sure the recipient was thrilled with it. xxx

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  4. Oh WOW!!! thats just stunning!! and a perfect size box too, I bet your client and his partner were both delighted xx

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  5. Your card is gorgeous and the papers are beautiful.Thanks for playing along this weeks LOTV Challenge!
    Clairexx

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  6. Very cute. Thank you for playing along this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  7. Oh wow what a stunning card! thank you for playing with us at BTC&G and good luck! X

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  8. What a stunning card Laura, love the papers with that image xxx

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  9. Stunning - so much detail and thanks for joining us at IDIC this week
    Debbie xx

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  10. Great card, thats a lovely image and love the flowers

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  11. This is gorgeous sweetie, thank you for joining us at Lili of the valley with our colour challenge this week, big hugs love Pops x x x x

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous card and I bet the recipient was thrilled with it. I used that image on my DH's Valentine.

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  13. Oh my gosh! This is beautiful, I bet your colleague loved it eh!?

    The matching box is fabulous as well.
    Thanks so much for sharing it with us at IDIC this week xx

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  14. Your card is STUNNING! I love the image, and the layout is gorgeous. What a lovely card for your colleague's fiancee......I'm sure she was thrilled with it. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at THE CRAFTY PAD this week.......hugs, Ali x

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  15. I bet the lady on the receiving end was blown away, it's beautiful.

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  16. Wow...what a gorgeous card. I am sure the lady was thrilled. You even made a specila box for it!!! I love the design, the details, the DP...everything. Thanks for joining The Crafty Pad for its red, pink, black challenge this week. XX

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  17. So many gorgeous details!!!! Thanks for sharing your beautiful project for the By The Cute & Girly's red + 1 challenge!

    Hugzzz
    Tammy xx

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  18. This is oh so lovely. Gorgeous details and colours. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck. Hugs, Hanna

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  19. What stunning work thanks for joining us at the creative cottage hugs Rebekah xx

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