Monday, January 27, 2014


It starts with a kiss....

If you are a follower of my blog, then you know I posted earlier that I changed my blog background after Christmas to one of romance to celebrate my wedding anniversary, daughter's wedding and Valentine's Day. So no surprise that you'd find this romantic card here today.

Supplies Needed:
Gecko Galz Valentine image (Love is In the Air collage sheet)
Geckog Galz digital background paper (Blue Willow digital paper pack)
silver glimmer cardstock mat
white card
silver doily (Wilton)
filmy or satin ribbon to coordinate
embellishments (Maya Road metal roses and Stampin' Up metal bling snowflake in center of bow)

crop and print image from collage sheet and paper from digital paper pack
cut silver glimmer mat
layer items
wrap ribbon around layers, make and adhere bow
adhere to white card
add embellishments

Entering These Challenges:

Use Your Stuff Challenge 120; Wedding:  new challenge for me found at Julie Short's blog (Time to Create Handmade Treasure)

Take a Word Challenge:  Couples   I've seen this challenge blog and have been wishing I had time to enter it. This looks like the week!

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge # 87: Valentine's Day/Love and Ribbon

The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge: Winter/Snowflakes --this is my second entry


Brenda Brown said...

A beautifully layered card and gorgeous striking colour xx

Junibears said...

Such a beautiful card and a lovely couple as well! xx

Solange J. said...

Love the big bow ! Thanks for playing along with us at Use Your stuff !

Netty said...

Loving your beautiful card Helene, hugs Annette x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

BEAUTIFUL vintage creation Helene and your blog background is gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Winter Snowflake’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Micki said...

Wow this is gorgeous. So elegant and I absolutely love that ribbon with the snowflake gem. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters in our Winter Snowflake challenge.

Sim said...

Truely beautiful work and awesome couple Helen! I love your blog! :)

butterfly said...

Such a romantic image, and a beautiful, elegant card.
Alison x

Jo said...

This is just so stunning!!! gorgeous work!

Anonymous said...

This is a sumptuous card with that midnight blue - it oozes beautiful old style glamour.

Anonymous said...

This is such a sweet project. Thanks for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Vicki said...

Gorgeous card! Love the romanitc feel to it.

Terry said...

Oh so romantic and I do love those colors! Very nice!

indybev said...

A very lovely and romantic piece. Thanks for participating in our challenge this week. We look forward to seeing more of your work!

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous card filled with romance for sure! ~Diane

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