12 February 2015

Have you thought of me?

This week's challenge at Classy Cards 'n Such is Thoughtful using the range of colors from the inspiration photo (see here). There are so many pretty colors on the photo, chances are you will be inspired instantly! Adding sentiments such as "Thinking of you", "In my thoughts", "Here for you" and more would certainly be fitting for the challenge. There is still time to join so I hope you can share your  creation with us in the next couples of days. I went for a "thinking of you" card combined with a Valentine's theme.


I embellished the front of the card with handmade flowers. Crepe paper works wonderful for flowers and though you have to be very careful while you make them it's oh so worth it. I sponged the petals edges with dark ink and sprayed the center with lighter tones. This gave the flowers an organic, vintage look.


When you open this pretty card you are welcomed by a 3D, pop-up Eiffel Tower! I actually cut four flaps on each side of the card with an exacto knife to adhere the towers. I added another cupid and a Thinking of you sentiment from my stamp set Parisian Postcard to the tower to finish the design!


For even more details on how I made my card, please visit Classy Cards 'n Such. Many of the supplies used to make this card are linked below and you can get 10% off if your CCNS order them using my code Gracie-10.

I hope you liked my card for today! I will be back on Saturday with a new card. Until then!

I'm sharing my card with:
Mod Squad Challenge - Pop-Up Card

Creative Knockouts - Floral Delight
In the Pink - Love is in the Air
Red Rubber Inspirationals - So Sentimental
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper - Embossing 


16 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card inside and out. Love the colours and Valentines theme. Just beautiful.

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  2. That is a wonderful pop up card design. So very beautiful too!

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  3. Stunning card. Love the flowers and colors. Cuip on the tower...adorable. Thanks for joining us at the Mod Squad Challenge.

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  4. Wow!! Gorgeous card and flowers! Love what you did with the Eiffel tower! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!
    Drea DT Host Inspirational #207

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  5. How beautiful! i love the colors! Happy Valentine's Day!

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  6. This is a gorgeous card! I love those flowers and I thought we were done and then the inside had another gorgeous addition with the pop up!! You did such a great job. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Knockouts.
    -DT Jen

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  7. This is so pretty and delicate, the flowers are amazing! The pop up Eiffel tower on the inside is a lovely extra surprise too :-)

    Thanks for sharing with us at In The Pink challenge!

    Hugs, Kat x

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  8. this card is so lovely - thanks for sharing your beautiful creation at ATSM this week

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  9. Talent plus. The flowers are too pretty and the embossing on the card is lovely. Thank you for taking time to share your creations with us at Word Art Wednesday in our 170th challenge. Your art is beautiful. Many BLESSINGS to you and yours,
    Carole

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  10. What an impressive card! The flowers and cupid on the front are stunning...and then opening it to reveal the stand up Eiffel tower...WOW! Impressive and innovative! Thank you for sharing your amazing creativity in the ATSM gallery!
    ~c

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  11. Such a feminine and romantic card! Thank you for sharing at ATSM.

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  12. Wow! This is stunning! Love the cupid and the beautiful flowers. What a fabulous design. Thanks for joining us at Creative Knockouts this week. Good Luck. Hope to see you back again. Maggie - DT

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  13. Gorgeous flowers and I like the colors. Thanks for joining us at Creative Knockouts.

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  14. Awesome design!!! Thank you for joining the challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirational blog this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

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Thanks so much for your kind comments!

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