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Je t'aime Mon Amore!

Bonjour! jajaja... It's all romanticism and love sentiments, with Valentine's Day around the corner! I have been wanting to make a card for my husband, a male but still elegant card. And I came up with a beautiful design that I knew he'd like! But guess what? He came to my desk and saw it! Augh! I was keeping it a secret, and was not going to post it. There's no case in hiding it anymore... LOL.

I decided it would be a 5x7 card, with a fold that would appear as a faux pocket. The swirls I hand cut from a Spellbinders Gold Elements One die. I lined the inside of the card, and to finish it I added some ribbon, cristals and a stamped sentiment and tag.

- Gold Elements One
- Ornamental Iron M-bossabilites
Justrite Ooh La La French Frills
Ranger Distress Ink in Vintage Photo
Memento Dye Ink in Rich Cocoa
Merletto stickers
Other generic materials
3/8 Gross grain ribbon in light brown
Heavy weight paper in cream
Pearlescent paper in dark gold

Hope you like it, and that it can inspire you to create something special for the man in your life! Have a lovely & romantic week!

This card is participating in:

Inspired by #106
Suitcase colors inspired
The Inspired Challenges Blog

Challenge 99 - Sharing the love 
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog

Crafty Mojo Blog

Ladybug Crafts Blog

Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack Blog

Love is in the Air
Fairies Challenges

Cuttin' and Stampin' Challenges Blog 

Love & Valentine's  
Digi Designs Challenge Blog

Lots of Love
JellyPark Challenge Blog

Kitty Bee Designs Blog

Classy & Elegant
Craft Hoarders Challenge Blog

Naughty or Nice Blog

Melonheadz Friends Blog

Who or what makes your heart smile? 
Mema's Crafts Blog 

The Male Room 

All About Love 
Stampin' Royalty

All about the boys 
The Crafty Bloggers Network


  1. What a gorgeous card! Thanks for playing at Inspired By!

  2. Very pretty! Rich, like chocolate! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  3. Very pretty, love embossing and this is wonderful....Thanks for joining us at our first challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  4. It looks just like a chocolate bar! Yum! Thanks for adding it to Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog!

  5. I love your card; such pretty embossing. Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  6. I love your card; such pretty embossing. Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  7. I love your card; such pretty embossing. Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  8. what a fantastic romantic masculine card. Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

  9. Beautiful, romantic and masculine all at the same time! That is not easy to do! Love the repeated swirls element and your color choices are brilliant! Thanks for playing along in the very first Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge.

  10. I just love your style! Thanks for joining us again at Kitty Bee Designs for our Valentine's/Love challenge.

  11. A really elegant Valentine card! I do like the scroll die cut and the embossed scrolls! Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room!

  12. what a beautiful card! Thanks for playing with us at Craft Hoarders!!

  13. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Cuttin' and Stampin'! Doris :)

  14. It looks like chocolate in that pocket!! Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Cuttin and Stampin!

  15. Very elegant card, lovely embossing and like the faux pocket too. Thanks for joining us at The Male Room.

  16. This card is fabulous and I love the swirls and the colors. Thanks for stopping by Mema's Crafts and playing with us. Come again real soon.

  17. Even if he did see, he is going to love getting this beautiful card! So glad you were inspired by this week's "Sweetheart" challenge at Cuttin'and Stampin!
    Hugs, Debbie!

  18. another beautiful card. I bet your sweetheart will cherish it! Thanks for playing with us once again at Jellypark Friends.

  19. Love the swirl and gems, your husband will love it. Thanks for playing along at Melonheadz Friends!

  20. Very pretty card! I'm so excited that you joined us for the launch of Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog. I hope you come to play often! Ginny from Polly's Paper : )

  21. Such a beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at the Naughty or Nice Challenge.

  22. Very pretty and romantic! I love how you folded over the edge to reveal the inside. Really neat technique. Thank you for sharing it with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  23. Oh wow, this is gorgeous! I love all the detail. Thanks for playing along with us Di's Digi Stamps this week! Hugs, Karen

  24. This is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at CBN Challenge. Marlene DT

  25. Your card is gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for participating in our MELONHEADZ FRIENDS challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper


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