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A card I love with a twist...


There are some cards that have to be done again. The Cottage Charm card, is one of them. I must confess I'm in love with sketches that allow some sort of window layout to the card. In the case of this specific card, it's a window created by the amount of layers and the way they are placed.

So today, I have a remake of the card I love, with a sketch I came up with through trial and error and a twist in the color palette. This image can give you a better idea:

One very important detail is that this card is quite larger (6 1/4 " long by almost 5" wide) compared to the original one. But it kept it's charm. Here it is...

Shery K. Designs paper - Antoinette
Haj Design paper - Gorgeous Roses
- Grand Large Labels
- Butterfly Magic
- A2 Filigree Delight
- Fancy Framed Tags Two
Color Box pigment ink in pink
Ranger distress ink in Spun Sugar
My Pink Stamper - Spanish Sayings
Stampendous - Spanish Messages
Merletto pearls and crystals
Other generic Materials
Kraft heavy weight paper
Old blue pearlescent paper
1 inch pink ribbon
2 inch one sided lace

This is Valentine's card. The sentiments I stamped are in Spanish and translated it says: "Princess... I love you". I really hope you like it. This card has a tiny bit of my heart in it. :)

This card is participating in:
Color Throwdown #277 
Color Throwdown Blog

Favourite Sketch Challenge
Top Tip Tuesday Blog

Ribbon Carousel Blog 

You are just my Type
Paper Issues Blog
Naughty or Nice Blog

Challenge 99 - Sharing the love 
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog 

Challenge #92 - Anything goes with a Valentine's twist 
7Kids Challenge Blog

A Creative Romance Blog

Crafty Mojo Blog

As you like It Blog

Ladybug Crafts Blog

Fairy Tale Challenge Blog

Love & Valentine's  
Digi Designs Challenge Blog

Lots of Love 
JellyPark Challenge Blog 

Kitty Bee Designs Blog



  1. Thanks for sharing your very creative project with us Graciellie! The colors are spot on and the elements visible thru the oval window are delightful details!
    ~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments: #99 "Sharing the Love"
    RubberMAD (

  2. Ginny, Thank you! I'm glad you came and left me some love and support.

  3. It's lovely...soo sweet and vintage chic!! Thxs for joining us at CTD!!

  4. This is very beautiful! Thank you for joining Naughty or Nice Challenge #1!

  5. Torico, thanks for stopping by! I hope it's the first of many NN Challenges...

  6. Lovely layering with so many vintage details! Gorgeous creation! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Color Throwdown!

  7. Beautifully done! So pretty and sweet and feminine! Thanks so much for joining us at Color Throwdown this week!

  8. Thank you Broni. I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for stopping by!

  9. Graciellie, this creation is positively delightful! Your use of dies is incredible and I love the paper you chose. Such a beautiful card design. Thank you for sharing with us at 7 Kids College Fund!
    Hugs and blessings,

  10. This is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for joining our challenge at

  11. Karen and Anita, I thank you both very much for stopping by and for your kind words...

  12. What a romantic card, just gorgeous! Thanks for joining our first NON challenge!

  13. Amazing layering as always - I love the lace, and the colour scheme is delicious. Thank you for joining in with us for this challenge! MC at Aud Sentiments and

  14. Wow! that's stunning! I love it! Beautiful creation! Thanks for sharing at Craft Mojo this month! Mo dt x

  15. This is so gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us over at AudSentiments this week and hope to see you again soon!
    Jennyfer, DT
    ♥ AudSentiments DT ♥
    ♥ Jennyfer Creates ♥

  16. So Pretty. I love the bright pink with the floral paper. Such wonderful layering too. So glad you could join us at

  17. Thank you for sharing your style with us at As You Like It. Your card is beautiful and the layers really enhance the papers. Good Luck. Sarah

  18. WOW!! STUNNING!!!!! Thanks for joining us at Kitty Bee Designs for our Valentine's/Love challenge.

  19. Love the way you combined the colors and you are right we all do have our favorite designs which we have to remake!! I did the same recently to make a heart box card!!
    Dr Sonia

  20. Love the way you combined the colors and you are right we all do have our favorite designs which we have to remake!! I did the same recently to make a heart box card!!
    Dr Sonia

  21. Great colours!

    Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challengeblog!

    Andrea :-)

  22. your card is ever so pretty! I love the softness of it.... Thanks for playing with us at Jellypark Friends for our Lots of Love challenge!

  23. What great attention to the detailing. Love the soft tones. You have created a very pretty card. Love it. Thank you for joining us over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

  24. Wow, this is so lovely. I just adore how you have combined the die cuts and the lace! Thanks so much for playing this time at Jellypark Friends:)

  25. that is so pretty. the die cuts and lace are a beautiful and very feminine touch.
    thanks for playing with us at Jellypark Friends.

  26. This is gorgeous!!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Di's Digis, I hope you'll join us for our current challenge!


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