10.03.2011

A little love goes a long way


A quick post from me with my Elizabeth Mae card.  I am excited to share this one because I pulled some ancient papers out to use on it.  I have four sheets of this crossword puzzle paper eagerly awaiting to be used and it finally happened after 6 years!  Wow!  That's a long time.  It's by DMD.  Do they still exist?  Not even sure.  When I bought this paper I was sure I would use multiple sheets hence the quantity I bought.  There it sat, lonely in my paper bins.  It was buried under newer styles but I saved it to create this whimsical card.  I picked the  Angel Girl for the heart challenge because I originally intended to place a heart in her hand but that didn't work out so... I went with the next idea which was to add the heart to the sentiment sticker from SRM on the velvet pink ribbon.  That's tiny Maya Road heart in purple.  I punched a pink print with my Martha Stewart doily punch and then layered with some eyelet trim and then a layer of the velvet ribbon.  Love my layers!  :-) 
I hope you will come join us!  Check out what the rest of the designers did here
Places I would like to share my card:
Crafty Cardmakers: #53 Anything Goes
Crafty Catz: #102 Things with Wings
CES Challenge: #56 Pretty Girls
Craft Your Passion: #78 Anything Goes with a twist on Ribbons
Creatalicious: #26 Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time: Digi and use favorite (ribbon)
Paper Sundaes: #89  Lots of Layers
Pile it On: #40 Do It For Fun
Sew Many Cards: Anything Goes



23 comments:

Davi

Such a totally fun fun card Amy ! Just love it when I find some long lost papers :)

M@rjan

Adorable card! This is real fun paper! Six years?!!

Curlybear

OMGosh this is one gorgeous creation,
Superb colour theme its just perfect for our challenge this week,

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge Things With Wings

I hope you can join us again next week


Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

Ros

What a great card ... so unique .. love your little image too ... have a lovely day Amy

sara

great card love that sweet image thanks so much for joining us at paper sundaes this week
hugs sara x

Shannin

What an adorable card and I love the crossword puzzle background. Thank you so much for joining us this week for our "anything goes with a twist" challenge over at Craft Your Passion Challenges. I hope you have a great week and Good luck.

Hugs
Shannin

Audrey Pettit

Good for you for breaking out that old paper finally! It's adorable! Love how graphic it makes the whole card. Love that sweet image and love how you did your sentiment. Adding the tiny heart is just fabulous. :)

Gaynor

This is gorgeous, thanks for sharing with us at CYP, good luck and hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Cheryl Nelson

Sooooooo DARLING!!!

Linda R.

Your card is just adorable. I love that crossword paper.. Hope you are having a nice day!!

Hugs, Linda

J

What an original card - thank you for joining in with the challenge at Crafty Cardmakers this week - good luck!

Jackie

Scrapcat 1

What a fun card, I really like your crossword paper, I don't know if I could have waited that long to use it but it was worth it!
Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time and hope to see you again soon.

Jennifer

Totally gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at CES this time xx Jenny xx

Sharon

She is adorable and I love the crossword bg paper and all the layers topped with that velvet ribbon. Awesome card!!! :)

Choccy

What a brilliant card !!
Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'Use a Digi' challenge.
Good Luck !
Hope to see you back next week )

Choccy x

Janis

Love this! I have tons of crossword books. This is a great idea! :) Janis

Claire Phillips

Lovely card Amy - that is fab paper! Cheers Claire x

paperfun

Sweet card. I love the paper.

Thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges.

Mari

Gaynor

This is just gorgeous, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT good luck and hope to see you again, Gaynor :)

Anonymous

Hi, Amy! Super cute card. I love it. We haven't actually met yet, but I am one of the new Design Team members at Penny's Paper-Craft Challenges. I look forward to getting to know you and see more of your work. I just followed your blog, and I hope you will stop by my blog and "FOLLOW" me as well. Keep in touch, and good luck on this week's challenges you've entered.
Blessings,
Karen
karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

Crafting Aberrigines

its soo lovely :)
i love everything about it :)

Lori

LOL! 6 year old paper, but still going strong :D I'm not sure why, but I LOVE crossword puzzle paper. It's just so fun!!! Beautiful card Amy! I love the lace, the cute image and the sentiment is awesome!!!
Love n hugs,
Lori

angelwhispers

Wow you have saved it a long time but my word its just perfect for your design! Thanks for joining us over at TCPFC Love Chanelle xxx

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