Happy Valentine's Day

Thursday, 14 February 2013
Good Morning and Happy Valentine's Day! I hope you are all lucky enough to be spending the day with the one that you love.  Jon and I will be at work, but popping out for a bite to eat at lunch time. Nothing fancy.  I do love Valentine's Day but I don't agree with the commercialism that comes with it all.  I believe that if you love someone, you should tell them all the time, not just one day a year.

The card I'm showing for you today is one I made for an order from a lovely guy at work.  He always asks me for cards as his partner loves them and, in his words "I would rather pay you for a card than give the money to someone like Hallmark". 

I've used another adorable Lili of the Valley stamp for this card, called Close Your Eyes. This is another one that I have had for a year and am using for the first time.  I am really pleased with how I've coloured the pleats on the skirt for this as this is something new for me. I think I'm starting to love my copics.

Those of you that follow me regularly will know that I love my red and white cards and this was no exception!  I think the colours are perfect for romantic cards as well as Christmas.  I remembered to use some of my flowers this time too.
Here's a close up of the image.  I'm disappointed with the slight blemish around the rose.  No matter how much used the colourless blender, I could not get it to fade completely.

The paper is from an old Forever Friends paper pad and was a perfect compliment to the image.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Moving Along With The Times - Love is in the Air
Crafty Creations - Love and/or Hearts
Divas by Design - Love and Romance
Penny's Paper Crafty - Use your Fav Colour Combod (Red & White)
Creative Craft Challenges 2 - Hugs and Kisses
Loves Rubber Stamps - All About Love
Papertake Weekly - Hearts & Flowers

I'm hoping to come and visit you all a bit later on when Jon is watching his beloved Chelsea.

Thank you for all your comments, they are greatly appreciated.

Sarah xx :0)


  1. This is so gorgeous. Sue x

  1. Aawww just gorgeous Sarah, adore the sweet image, I love the pretty paper and beautiful roses too! :)

  1. Ger said...:

    Amazing colouring. Gorgeous card!
    Geraldine M
    CBN DT

  1. Zoe said...:

    Very cute image, beautifully coloured in, a gorgeous card xxx

  1. A lovely card, and such a sweet image

  1. debby4000 said...:

    Love your beautiful, adorable card.

  1. Pop's Cards said...:

    Morning sweetie this is a fabulous creation, hugs Pops x x x

  1. Kate M said...:

    Really sweet image, super colouring, great card

  1. Laura Love said...:

    This is so pretty and such a cute image!! I love your coloring and those gorgeous roses! You did a beautiful job!

  1. Laura Love said...:

    PS...I got so wrapped up in my comment I forgot to say...Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

  1. June Nelson said...:

    Oh wow this is so pretty and lovely and clean cut, what a wonderful little card, love it big huggies June xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  1. Adorable ans sweet card. Thanks for playing with LRS!

  1. Annie said...:

    an adorable card and beautifully coloured. and I love the pretty paper you have used too - the perfect valentine!
    hugs, annie x

  1. What a stunning design. Love the way you have colored up the sweet image. Thank you so much for playing along with us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week.
    Good Luck, Dangina DT

  1. Fabulous card, love the colouring job! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  1. Manderly said...:

    Oh my goodness, this is adorable! Your coloring is remarkable. Your image stand out so well...Thank you for entering Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge this week. So nice to view your artwork!

  1. Debs said...:

    Oh this is so adorable Sarah - gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for playing with the Divas and MAWTT this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  1. Stunning card Sarah - so beautifully coloured and love the flowers.

    Jocelyn X

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