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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Come Ride With Me Valentine

Top 3 DT fave at The Crafter's Cafe

Coffee of the Day - Chocolate Peppermint

Hey ribbon fans! I know you are going to look at this post and think, "gosh, Valentine's Day is over."  but I'll say right back at ya, "isn't it always time for LOVE?!" grins!

but really, wouldn't you know that when my youngest son came home for a surprise visit this past weekend, he also needed a Valentine's Day card for his girlfriend ASAP! ;) no matter how old our kids get, it's just like back in elementary school when they tell you on the drive to school that oh yes, they need 4 dozen cupcakes RIGHT NOW! ;)

so I got busy in my craft room. really busy. like, the glue might have still been a little itty bit wet when she came by to pick him up to drive him back to school! but it was finished and she liked it. whew.....


it's time like these that I am thankful for having a nice supply of ribbons & flowers from the RRR store and access to a place like Polly's Paper Studio, the Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge sponsor.

I was able to print out the Retro Valentine Card digital file, add some great mulberry flowers like the cottage rose, sweetheart blossoms, and other Wild Orchid Crafts roses to the Authentique Crush patterned papers and heart doily. some great saved snippets of the Sweetheart Striped grosgrain stapled to the upper corner are topped with a vintage button. Red burlap string tied around the card base adds the finishing touch. oh yes, I also used my SU! ink squirty tool on the vintage image.

easy peasy! the great thing is that this card design can be adapted for ANY holiday or occasion. give it a try! :)

thanks so much for stopping by! have a great day! :)

Challenges:
Crop Stop - anything goes with an item from their store (Authentique paper)
Frilly and Funkie - Love is in the Air
Card and Scrap - layers
Card Mania - add some red
Crafter's Cafe - Love is in the Air
Crafts and Me - use reds or Valentine
Creative Card Crew - love
Digi Choosday - All You Need is Love
Tuesday Throwdown - layer it up

12 comments:

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

fabulous card so cheerful Ginny x
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Tracey said...

Good ol' Mum (Mom) :o) What a fabulous card no wonder your son's girlfriend loved it!
Hope you're okay & are having a great week Jennifer.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Bad Kitty said...

wonderful card!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<

Anne Bente said...

wawwww så super flot ♥

10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

knuzzzz ♥

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

This is so fabulously retro and fantastically fun! I love all the layers, the fabby embellies and the playful feel of this gorgeous card! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Frilly and Funkie "Love is in the Air" challenge!

Kajcyika said...

This image is so lovely, I love it :)
Thanks for sharing it at Card mania :) xx Kaja

Aluna said...

Sweet retro image. Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew. Joanna DT

tanya miller said...

Love your make. Such a sweet vintage picture. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday All You Need Is Love Challenge (DT)

Moni said...

Beautiful card!!! Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Monica-Dt.

Astrid said...

Such a beautiful card :-) Love the cute image and all the layers.
Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap. Good luck :-)

DT Astrid :-)


Vixykins said...

So cute! Thanks for joining in Crafts & Me's Valentines Challenge. Please drop by to see our new challenge x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

What a gorgeous card Jennifer. Love the retro image and gorgeous card design. Fabulous hun. Hugs, Wends x