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Sunday, 13 February 2011

The Crafty Pad Wanna See HEARTS!

So tomorrow's the big day, and I'm wondering how many of you still have your cards to make for your loved ones?! I am TERRIBLE when it comes to making family cards, they nearly always get left until the last minute!!! Well, if you're like me, then this week's challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD could be just the one for you.....this week we want to see....
....on your project!

 We have a fab sponsor this week too,

The lucky winner will receive some items from the fab TEA HOUSE's an example of what they look like:

(PLEASE NOTE: These are NOT necessarily the actual items you will receive, just an EXAMPLE of the Tea House range.)

Back to the challenge, and here's what I came up with:

I went for something other than red, lovely as it is, I have seen quite a LOT of red lately!! It's a pop-out stepper card, and I have used the adorable 'TED'S LOVE' image, one of Debbie's very own creations, and you can find him HERE (just scroll down the page.) I Printed the BP directly onto the card, and coloured my teds to match, using Promarkers.
I cut around the image, and popped it onto a heart-embossed mat cut with nesties. I added a blue ribbon, and a die-cut heart ribbon slider in glitter-card. The fab 'lovehearts' alphas are attached with foam pads, and were a freebie download (so sorry I can't remember where I got them :/ ) Finally I inked the edges and added some gems.

As I (for once!) was organised and have already made a card for my DH, my son decided he would like to give this to girlfriend, along with a box of chocs......ahhhhh......although I nearly fell off my perch when he told me, as he's only 10 years old!!!!!!!

Do pop over to The Crafty Pad Challenge blog and play along, and if you joined us last week, you never know, the winner may well be YOU!
Challenges I would like to enter:
Bee Crafty - Hearts
Catch The Bug - A Different Fold
Crafty Calendar #17 - Love
Crazy 4 Challenges C4C74 - Hearts
ECP Challenges #31 - Love
One Stop Craft (wk 118) - Love Is In The Air
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle - Love is in The Air
Card Makin' Mamas #14 - Valentine
Crafty Annes #35 - Love is All Around
Crafty Catz #69 - Love?Valentines
Fairy Knoll - Valentine!
Stampin' For The Weekend #3 - Valentines Day
AiFactory - Happy Valentines Day
C.R.A.F.T. Challenges #89 - Valentines
CCEE Stampers - Dry Embossing
Crafty Purple Frog #8- Valentines Day/Romance
Crafty Sentiments - Valentines/Love
DYSU #6 - Ribbons
Pixie Dust Studio #61 - Be My Valentine
Rainbow Lady's #139 - It's All About Love
Creative Card Crew - For a Loved One
Paper Pretties - Valentines Day as Inspiration
Penny's Paper Crafty #46 - Hearts A Flutter
Scrapbook Sisters #22 - My Valentine
Stampin' Royalty #58 - Hearts, Hearts & More Hearts!
Tiffany Doodles (TD09) - Valentines

Thanks for looking!


Dawn said...

Wow! That's a lot of challenges Ali! Good luck! Your card is fab, I love the colours! I'm sure the lady in question will be bowled over by it!!!

Dawn xxx

Catherine said...

This is such a great card Ali ! Love the embossed hearts !

Jen said...

Super card, great ted images. Thank you for joining in at Crafty Ann's anr Rainbow Lady's challenge blogs this week.
Jen x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super cute, thanks for playing along on Crafty Sentiments this week Hazelxo

Rainbow Lady said...

Delightfully cute and perfect for the challenge. Thanks so much Love Cynthia x

WencheP said...

Very cute card, thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Miranda said...

so gorgeous, lovely colours
thanks for joining us at the DYSU challenge this week


Debbie said...

Aww brilliant card Ali - coloured perfectly. :)
Had to laugh when you said the age of your :)


Janna said...

Hey there! Very sweet and lovely card, Ali! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at DYSU this week! Janna

carol said...

Super sweet card, thanks for joining our challenge this week at Crafty Catz and C.R.A.F.T. x carol

Lisa said...

Hi Ali, Aww this is so cute! I am sure your son's girlfriend will love it :-)

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge.

Lisa x

kaos said...

Very sweet! Lovely shape

Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge!

Chris said...

they are such cute bears, great card and it's perfect for our challenge. thanks for joining us at Paper Pretties.

Ann Whitfield said...

This is so lovely! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

uksharon said...

Fabulous card, cute bears.
Thanks for joining us at CCCC this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Gina L said...

I had to smile, because I am often bad about making cards in a timely fashion, too. In fact, I visited a friend's house yesterday and left her Valentine's Day card in her mailbox. Since I just made the darned thing, it'd never get there by today otherwise. LOL. That was so sweet of your son to snag the're raising a romantic! That's so cute. Thanks for playing along at Guylou's Inimitability!

Claire said...

what a cute card!! Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge and Crafty Ann's and good luck
Claire xx

Guylou said...

Sooo cute!! Thanks for participating in our challenge at Guylou's.

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Too cute!! Love your little candy hearts and that sweet embossed bg behind the bears!! Thanks so much for joining our CCEE Challenge this week!!

Christine said...

Cute card, thanks for sharing at Rainbow Lady's Challenge this week. Christine x

Jo said...

Cute! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at DYSU! Hope to see you again next time.

Heather said...

How adorable are those bears ??? Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Valentine Challenge :)

Scrappychick said...

Such a sweet card! Thanks for playing with the Pixies this week!

Linda said...

Wonderful card. I should have entered my cards in your challenge the prize is wonderful. We have a wonderful sponsor too.
Thanks for joining us at Stamp, Scrap and Doodle Saturday.

Shelley said...

Awww how cute, love the colours. Thanks for joining in this weeks One Stop Craft Challenge. Hugs Shelley xx

Scrappy said...

Oh! How adorable! I'm sure your son's *girlfriend* was thrilled! My almost 5 year old says she has a *boyfriend* too so I can appreciate your surprise!:p)

Thanks for joining us this week at Catch the Bug and AIFactory! Hope you’ll be back to play along again soon!

Jackie said...

What an adorable card! I love how cute these little bears are with all there hearts, it just makes me smile! Thank you for playing along with us at the Catch the Bug Challenge Blog, we hope to see you again soon!