Thursday, May 14, 2009

Just Because...

I made this card before Valentine's Day, with no intention of using it as a Valentine card. The layout is from a January sketch challenge my friend Joanne runs on the gallery forum of our LSS, and you know how much I {heart} sketches. 

I picked up the two large chipboard hearts at my LSS and knew exactly what I wanted to do with them. The scalloped heart is inked with Chocolate Chip to provide a good base colour. Then I covered the other heart with adhesive and set to work using up some ribbon scraps. Not sure what I was thinking, but I was convinced this card would put a dent in my scraps drawer. I think I'd need to make a hundred of these before I'd see a change in that ribbon drawer! LOL! The top heart is punched from Pink Pirouette then I added Hero Arts gemstones all around the edge. 

The papers are from Making Memories Paperie line and I stitched around the edge for some interest...my Janome was acting up though and the tension is all wonky...oh well. The rubon is from SU along with the chocolate grosgrain ribbon. 

Hey, I just now realized there isn't any stamping at all on this card...hmmm...how did I allow that to happen?  :)

Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

6 comments:

Margaret de Witt said...

Hey Karen,

Even though there is no stamping on this, it looks really good. Nice colour scheme.
Margaret :)

Denise (peanutbee) said...

That's AWESOME! Love the papers, all that bling, and FUN stitching!

Leslie said...

Pretty and what a great way to use up your ribbon scraps. As you said - you'll need to make a "few" more of these to empty that ribbon drawer my friend! :)

Wendy said...

PUURRRTTTEEE! The scallop heart is nice, I wasn't sure if I would like that look, but it sure stands out! Love the dp and nice bling!

Janet said...

what a pretty card! i love the colours! :)
hugs

Ann Kranitz said...

OMG!!! I love love everything about this card!!!!