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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Heart Balloons from Paris :)

Good Morning Everyone, Happy Tuesday!! Today I would like to share with you a creation I made with this adorable new Your Next Stamp Image Pierre From France. Isn't he a cutie??? I thought he worked perfectly with this fun paper pack Be Mine from Echo Park. I decided to take the bread out of Pierre's hands and give him an armful of Valentine's Day Balloons. Hope you enjoy my creation today!!!

I just LOVE these colors for Valentine's Day, I also used the sticker tickets that came in this set of Paper along with this fun sticker image I used for the background!!!

I have entered this creation in the following challenges:

Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Love is in the Air

Craft your Passion - Anything Goes

Crafty Cardmakers - Hearts

Crazy Challenge - Lots of Love

Incy Wincy Designs - Love

Ohh La La Creations - For someone Special

Paper Playtime - Cupid or Hearts

Pink Elephant - Be my Valentine

Simon Says Stamp - Some Embossing

Stamp with Fun - Love

Stamping Scrapping Central - Valentines

Stamps R Us - Love/Valentines

Crafty Hos - Love

Crafty Pad - Love is in the Air

Creative Inspirations Paint - Hearts

I Did it Creations - Love is in the Air

Stamptacular Sunday - Love and Lots of Hearts


Crafty Calendar - Love

Crazy For Challenges - Valentines

ECP Challenges - Love

Secret Crafter - Love

Card Makin Mamas - Valentine

Mami Doodles - Magic of Love

Polkadoodle - With Hearts

Raise the Bar - Hearts

Simply Create - Give your Heart Away

Stampin for the Weekend - Valentines

Tellins Place - Hearts

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope everyone has a FABULOUS Tuesday!!!

Here's The Recipe

Image - Your Next Stamp - Stamped in Momento Ink, colored with Copics, Cut out and Popped Up

Copics - E21, E00, E000, R00, E25, E34, E31, C9, C7, C5, C3, R83, R81, Rv19

Paper - Whisper White, Basic Black, Echo Park Designer Paper

Accessories - CB Folder, Twine, SU Heart Punch, Echo Park Cardstock Stickers, Black clip, Satin Black Ribbon


Annette Bowes said...

Wonderful card Crystal, Pierre looks just perfect with the background papers, love how you switched the bread for balloons, take careX:)

Sylvia said...

*eek*... oh my word.. Crystal.. this is GORGEOUS!!! I never would have even thought of using these colors with this image but it's AMAZING and absolutely PERFECT!!!!
You're a cardmaker-rock star.. that's what you are! :) :) :)
{hugs} Sylvia

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun, love those DP they are scrummy!!

Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Grace said...

OMGoodness Crystal this is incredible! LOVE the cute image and those ticket sentiments!!! Too cute! You sure did fit a TON of challenges today!!! Eeeeks! Way to go Crystal!

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh girl!! Is he a cutie pie or what!!! I adore the balloons and your coloring is just gorgeous Crystal!! :) Have a fabulous day my friend!!BIG HUGS

Rose Petal said...

Hi Crystal. Love the colour combination and your fab image. The tickets finish it off so well. Thank you for joining us at Tellens Place and good luck.
With love, Sandra xx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh girl, this is just too cute!! I just love your dp and how you added the balloons!!! So creative!! GORGEOUS GF!!!! Love your choice of colors and design!!

You rock gf!!


Lori said...

Awww so adorable, love your layout and the cute little heart balloons! gorgeousness!

Shauna K said...

oh. my. GOSH! I LOVE this!!!! There's so much goin on, and it's all so stinkin cute! The barret is too cute :D And the great color scheme you're rockin, with the tickets and great stamping, and those balloons- love it all! fabulous job :D

Debbie said...

Fabulous card Crystal,Love your choice of background papers,Hugs Debbie x

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Hey girl, let me just say...this card is AWESOME!! I love that little dude and those fun little elements you've added...especially those heart fun! Hugs, Sabrina

Tanya R said...

This card could not get any cuter. LOVE The colors.

Dawn said...

I am loving those colors- really amazing together!
Such fun layers and design.
Hugz sweetie!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

OMG! I LOVE him Crystal! He is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO super cute and I love how he is holding the flowers!!!

Beth said...

Wow this is a fantastic card Crystal!

Dan said...

Great card, black and pink always work so well together! The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Oh, I just love, love, love everything about this card, Crystal! Fabulous! :)

Tammy said...

Oh WOW Crystal I love this!! Adorable image and GORGEOUS colors!! The little tickets are so cute!
Hugs, Tammy

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh yeah! ballooon override bread anyday! absolutely adorable and i LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the colors!

hugs :)

diehex said...

Oh this is so cute, love the little guy and the wonderful colouring.
Hungs Jeanette

Jack said...

Really cute card, and great papers. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers xx

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh SWEET I love your tickets!!

downrightcrafty said...

Beautiful valentine creation thank you for sharing it with us at the SCSC
hugs Kate xx

Karen Wilson said...

this is gorgeous! that image is super cute and love the colors!!

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wow a fabulous card, luv the colour combo, lovely papers & embelies, sue,x

Pauline said...

This is great! Love the cute little iamge and I love the black and white twine balloon strings, so sweet.

Dianne said...

Absolutely love this card. It is stunning! The colors and layout are fabulous. The tickets really finish it off.


Céline said...

beautifull card
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

Tracy said...

Love your balloons and tickets Crystal, this is a gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

aqualeiga said...

Such a stunning card, great image too. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.

Hugs, Ali x

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

this is so cute! i love all the elements you used.

Sarah♥10 said...

Gorgeous card, Crystal!
The young french boy is absoloutely adorable!! I adore him and I sooo wish I had that stamp, also, the card is just.... WONDERFUL!
Lovely creation!

Hugs, Sarah x

~ Kendra ~ said...

Love all the detail you put into this card! Beautiful job! Thanks for sharing it with us at Creative Inspiration Paints!


6 wacky women said...

Wonderful card, Crystal
Love the image, fabulous design and details!!

Karen x

Terry Oulboub said...

What a cute little image and those heart balloons are gorgeous Crystal! Thank you for joining us at Tellen's Place for our "Heart" challenge this week! :~)

Marlene said...

What a sweet, sweet image, and I love this card! All the elements you've chosen really ROCK it!

Psst....check my blog tomorrow if you're interested in a freebie sentiment! (But you didn't hear it from me.)

fionalawlor said...

Such a cute card, the little character is so adorable!Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.
Fiona x

Dawn B. said...

Crystal this is so sweet. The image and paper were meant to be together. Great job.

cindy said...

Fabulous card. Love the, I'm going to call it a paper clip just in a square, on the left side. It really caught my eye.

Wendi said...

Wow this is Fabulous love the colour scheme and stamps someone is going to be lucky when they receive this
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week Wendi

Julia Aston said...

How 'sweet' Crystal! love the ticekts and fun heart balloons!

Kerri said...

Oh this is sooooo CUTE and creative, girlie! I adore that paper and have had such a hard time resisting it LOL! The balloons look fantastic!

Anonymous said...

Oh Crystal This is gorgess!
I love your image!!!!!! Awesome!!!!

karen said...

Beautifully put together, just love it, thanks so much for joining us at Incy Wincy, karenx

kelly said...

very cute card.Thanks for joining us at simply create.

Lorraine said...

Oh, that's a great card. Love all the bits on it. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

Sharon said...

Love you card! It is just awesome!
Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!! :)

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

So darn ADORABLE... Love the hat... the string is a fabulous touch.

Joan Ervin said...

What a darling Valentine, Crystal...the image is adorable and I love, love, love the tickets!!!!!

Debs said...

Stunning card - love the ticket sentiments.
Thanks for sharing the love with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Joynana said...

Cute, cute cute, the image, Paris and the tags along with the perfect papers. I love this card. Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place.

Silvia said...

This is so adorable! I love it!
Thanks for playing along with us this week at TPE!

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

An adorable card with such a cute image. Love the change from bread to balloons. Thank you for sharing this at Tellen's Place this week and hope to see you next time

Susan's crafty chaos said...

This is darling! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tellen's Place :D

Creative Inspirations said...

Very cute! Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations Paint.

Helen said...

Gorgeous card!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

This N That said...

Adorable! It looks so french! Love it ! Thanks for being our valentine at Card Makin Mamas!

Stephanie said...

Great V-day card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

Angela said...

Absolutely stunning crystal! Love the heart balloons and tickets too! Thank you for sharing at TPE this week xx

BarbaraW said...

What a sweet card. Love the heart balloons. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Creative Inspiration Paints!

Gemma said...

Great card, those heart shaped balloons are just too cute, love the black and pink combination. Thanks for joining us at SSC this week and happy Valentine's day! Hugs Gemma

Hristovica said...

Very warm and romantic color combination is received. I like it. Thank you for participating in this week's challenge at The Crazy Challenge. Hugs