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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day, Deer! ;)

Coffee of the Day - French Vanilla

yes, why it HAS been ages since I last posted! I have still been doing a wee bit of crafty stuff, just haven't really had a way to get decent photos to upload to my blog. and y'all really don't want to know about my every day, hum drum life, so I save you the agony of those boring tidbits. that goes on Facebook! ha!

I am finding that I can get tolerable pix with the camera on my phone. if Dave is around, he actually takes pretty good ones since he doesn't have the 'shaky hands' problem I do.

so I will try to post some craft things a bit more often from here on out. :)
some will still be of sub-standard photo quality if I take them, so please be patient with me. thanks!

Today's card is going to one of my sons for Valentine's Day. I don't want to give away toooooo much info on the off chance he stops by. none of my family normally does, so I am not too worried. ;)


the deer image comes from A Day for Daisies. I needed it to be a buck rather than the fawn (which is how the image comes) so I could hang the heart sequins from the antlers. handy dandy antler die from Memory Box to the rescue! :)

papers are from the Basic Grey Persimmon collection, brown satin ribbon is May Arts, leaf sprig die is also Memory Box. buttons, heart doily, and ticket are from my stash. little heart stamp is from a MFT set that has been retired. (sorry)

Thanks so much for hanging in there with me.....it means a lot!

Challenges:
ADFD - Valentine
Add a Little Dazzle - Matters of the Heart (colors - I used the dark brown or anything goes)
Meonheadz - hearts/love
Crafts 4 Eternity - with love
Sweet Stampin' - add a heart
Simply Create Too - Valentine's Day or use hearts
Crafter's Cafe - hearts
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Cards Galore Encore - stamp or digi ( both)
Cuttin' and Stampin' - masculine
Eureka - All is Love
Kraft Journal - kraft cs plus pick 3: doily, hearts, top fold card (also have ribbon & twine)
Ooh La La - Love
Stamp and Create - All You Need is Love
Come and Get It - Love is in the Air
Great Impressions - love, love, love
Allsorts - Love is All Around
Natalie and Amy's - All About the Love

24 comments:

Karen Letchworth said...

This is fabulous, Jennifer. I don't know how you do it, but your cards are always SO awesome. Thanks so much for sharing with us. Have a blessed week, and please link up again soon. I LOVE seeing your art!
Blessings,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Tracy said...

Fabulous creation. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge. Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Cindy van Oorschot said...

Wonderful card, great for a guy. Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It
Cindy

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

Look at you!!! This is GORGEOUS! LOVE the little hearts on the antlers. Very creative!!!

Thank you for sharing with us this week at Word Art Wednesday

Have a blessed day!
Heather

Anita said...

Stunning card! I love that you figured out a way to share.

Arielle H Gordon said...

Fun and beautiful! I love the layout and all the distressed layers, and especially love the sequins!!! Hugs to you!

ursula Uphof said...

This a great card for the guys. Love how the hearts hang. Love your cards, even if the photos are not always to your satisfaction. Take care and hope your days are a little better. hugz, Ursula

crafty said...

A very unique valentine card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Eureka stamps. Mary DT

Chris said...

Original and fabulous! Love the added antlers and hearts!Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin’ this week.
Chris
X

Sue said...

This is really lovely a beautiful card thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin hugs Sue DT x

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'All You Need is Love' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Mynn xx said...

What a lovely card! That image is so fun and I adore all the soft layers! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

michele said...

Fabulous card Jennifer :) Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

Lee-Anne said...

Fabulous masculine card, Jennifer! So happy you could join us at the Dazzling Diva Challenge!

Rhonda Miller said...

I love this.

Marsha said...

Very clever to use the antlers on a fawn image. You have added so many fun elements. Thanks for entering the Kraft Journal Challenge. Hope to see you again each week.

karalschuknecht said...

Adorable card. Thanks for joining us this week for our All is Love Challenge at Eureka Stamps.
Karal DT

CheerDown said...

Superb card great to see Valentine's makes suitable for male recipients thank you for entering our 'Love' challenge at Ooh La La Creations
Alli x

Julie Odil said...

This is so cute and clever! Thanks for joining our "All is Love" Challenge this week at Eureka Stamps. Julie, DT member

Leah said...

Very sweet card! Love the pun too :) Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions!

Anuja Sekar said...

Beautiful card.....Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Simply Create Too challenge #78.
Anuja DT
craftcollage.blogspot.in

flossbite said...

Lovely card! Thanks for playing along at The Crafter's Cafe.
Hugs
Fiona DT x

Del said...

Great play on words. Such a great valentines card. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a Stamp or Digi for February Challenge and Good Luck! xx

Bad Kitty said...

great card