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I am a stay at home mom that just loves making cards!! I started Scrap booking 5 years ago and then was introduced to stamping and fell in love ever since. I have three children and a wonderful husband who supports my obsession with stamping!
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Monday, January 17, 2011

Thinking of you on Valentine's Day

Good Morning Everyone, Happy Monday!!!! I hope everyone had a WONDERFUL weekend!!! I spent most of my weekend crafting, it has been fun!!! I wanted to share a card with you today that I made over the weekend!! I haven't played with just my pencils and gamsol in a while and wanted to give it a shot again!! :) I really LOVE this coloring technique and missed working with my pencils...:) I really had so much fun making this creation, Hope you enjoy!!!




I just LOVE this darling image, its from Inky Antics!!! Stop by and check out all their fabulous products HERE!!!! Inky Antics was one of the very first stamps I have ever bought....and I am very much STILL in love with this line!!! They also have a blog if you want to check it out for even MORE Inky Antics Inspiration!!!! Stop by and check it out HERE!!!! I also used this new line of Basic Grey Paper Hopscotch...OOO I am really loving these Valentine Colors!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope everyone has a WONDERFUL Monday!!!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Let's Ink it Up - No Digis and Anything Goes

Craft your days away - Anything Goes

Marks Finest Paper - Use Hearts

Secret Crafter - With Love

Stamp Scrap and Doodle - Anything Goes

Phindy's Place - Valentine

Stamp Something - Anything Goes - Rubber Stamp

Wags N Whiskers - With Love

Cooking it Up with Katie - Pink and Embossing with Love

Dutch Dare - All Stitched Up

AI Factory - Anything Goes

Pals Paper Arts - Valentine

Sassy Studio Designs - Use something over a year old - My Pencils and Image

Southern Girls - Lovey Dovey

Here's the Recipe

Image - Inky Antics stamped in Momento Ink and Colored with their Gamsol and Prisma Pencils cut out and popped up

Paper- Whisper White, Basic Grey Hopscotch DP

Accessories - Nesties, Sewing Machine, Marvy Heart Punch, CB Embossing Folder, Dress it Up button, twine, stick pins, and pearls


58 comments:

Amy Johnson said...

Awwww, such a sweet image! love the papers and colors and all the different hearts.

Patti J said...

Had a good weekend - thanks for asking! Love your card, Crystal - that is one adorable image, and love the 'sweet' DP!!! Great job, as always and evah!

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh DARLING!!!!!!!!!

Lisa Kind said...

Awww...too cute! Love this little turtle and the new BG papers! I see I have to get to my LSS soon!

Silvie Z said...

Hi Crystal, how are you my friend? This is such an adorable card! The turtle is so sweet! Love how you colored the image using your pencils & gamsol! Love the new BG Hopscotch paper too! Wonderful card!
Hugs,
Silvie
xx

tilly said...

A really cute image and love the little hearts embossing folder, so sweet
Tilly x

Piali said...

Stinkin' Cute!!!!

*Vicki* said...

AWW!! Crystal, this is just too stinkin' cute!! He makes me smile! I love all of your hearts and the fabby sparkle!! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week girl!!HUGS

Jacilynn said...

adorable! what a sweet card Crystal!

Kerri said...

Oh he is just too cute! I love your colors and embossing, and the way you used the twine and your stitching! It all adds up to one fabulous card!!!

Stacey said...

Such a sweet image. Well done you for using your pencils! X

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww fabulous card, lovely colouring, i have been using mine again this week, sue,x

Cards by Gina said...

Very sweeeet card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at PPA this week!

Tammy said...

Awww this is adorable Crystal!! I love that sweet image and your colors! I must get that ef! ...and thanks for joining us over at CIUWK!
Hugs, Tammy

Tenia Nelson said...

So so so cute!!!!

Suzie McFloozy said...

Super cute card I adore the embossing and the gorgeous image x
Thanks for joining us at cooking it up with Katie this week x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Beautiful "With Love" card

Thanks for joining us on Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge :)

Hugs Jane x
SCSC DT

Harriet Skelly said...

Oh this is so cute and I love these colors!! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

This is SO stinkin' CUTE!!! I LOVE the embossing on the hearts and the turtle is adorable. :)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is so fun Crystal!! I just love the turtle and your papers and hearts. So adorable. I can see why you love Inky Antics. Gorgeous work my friend.
hugs,
Chris

I hope your dd made it home safe and sound and that you had a good afternoon together.

TTYS!

Monique said...

Awwe what an sweet image :) Totally Adorable!!

Marlene said...

Aww...so adorable - and I love that embossed background! Nice!

redwasher1 said...

Adorable card and great image!!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Speedy's Friends.

Beth aka BR-T said...

Oh this is so cute Crystal love the use of pencils!

Annette Bowes said...

Aww such a cutie Crystal, lucky girl crafting all weekend lol! Take CareX:)

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

awwwwwww. this is a wonderful start to my day! grinning from ear-to-ear!

hugs :)

catdidit said...

Tooo stinking cute Crystal! Love it!

Silke Ledlow said...

Super cute card Crystal! Hugs ~S~

Doreen said...

Awwww this is super cute.Thanks for sharing this with us at Cooking it up with Katie.xxx

2Angels said...

Oh my goodness that is just soo cute! Gorgoues card and I love the embossing! :)

Katie said...

How adorable! Love the embossing folder you chose.
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie :)

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Isn't this the sweetest thing?! Love those colors...so happy and festive.

Lynda Nielsen said...

CUTE CUTE CUTE... What a fun card. I love those pastels, and an adorable image too. Thanks so much for joining us this week for Phindy's Place Challenge.
Hugs,
Lynda

Lynne in NI said...

OMGosh, Crystal, what a cute creation! I agonise over Valentines cards as I find the lovey dovey ones so hard to do, so I might just have to CASE you LOL!

Debs said...

Oh this is adorable!!...love the l/o...thanks for joining us at WNW...Debs x

Allison said...

As sweet as can be...I really like that color palette!

Grace said...

Hi Crystal! Oh my goodness how cute is this!!! LOVE your image and yes I still enjoy getting my pencils out too!!! Love all the texture and the layered hearts! Just a precious fun card!!!

Joan Ervin said...

What a darling image, Crystal, and how cute to add the heart shapes...his smile just melts my heart!!!!

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Crystal. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Karen Wilson said...

Awww! SUPER cute card! Love those pastel colors too.

Vicki Dutcher said...

This is so sweet! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Jenny V. said...

Awww so cute! I love that little heart embossing folder. Enjoy your day!

Jodi said...

Such a sweet turtle!! I love the colors and card layout!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Patti MacLeith said...

About the cutest turtle I've ever seen! What a sweet card.

Maria Matter said...

oh that is just too cute Crystal!!! absolutely adorable hun!
hugs & blessings

Chrissie said...

Such a cute card and I love this yummy colour palette!
lol Chrissie xx

Kristine said...

awww, that's SO CUTE!! =) I have this same set and it was one of my first ones too! Love how you made it into a valentine. OOOOO, I spot a new cuttlebug folder too! Love those li'l hearts!! Cute cute Crystal. Hope you're having a great week!! x

Annika said...

So freaking sweet I could eat that card! And that glittery heart - utterly gorgeous!
Hugs
Annika

Julie said...

So sweet,Glad you got loved up with us at Southern Girls! Hope you're having a great week,Julie.x

Joanne (jojot) said...

thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends heart challenge...what a sweetie

ChristineCreations said...

Very sweet Crystal!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is so cute and gorgeous Crystal!
hugs
kim x

Debbie said...

Ah How cute is this little turtle,Fabulous card Crystal,Hugs Debbie x

jdmommy said...

Oh is this little turtle image cute!! What a darling card, Crystal!! TFS!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

So very cute... holy smokes that is a lot of challenges too. Whohoo!

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic card! Love your take on the "With Love" challenge. Thanks for playing along with the Wags 'n Whiskers challenge last week. Our new challenge this week is: Fairy Special Challenge - use a Fairy or Angel. We hope you can play along again!!
Also, just wanted to let you know that we released the fairies today as digis.
~Lacey
www.stampandcreate.com
www.wagsnwhiskersrubberstamps.blogspot.com

Anne said...

Fabulous card, thanks for joining in the fun at AiF this time. Hugs x

Kristie said...

This is soooo cute!! I love the coloring, I've used the pencils before but no gamsol - will def. try that soon! I love the Hopscotch line too, need to crack mine open!