03 February, 2015

Love is in the air

I've coloured another image last night, and used it today for a Valentine's card. This time it's a bugaboo digi that I won at cheerful sketches last year. I coloured the young couple with coloured pencils and added tiny pearls on the girls' shirt to make it look like buttons. 
Even though I originally planned a blue polka-dot background, I later changed my mind completely. I picked a beige floral paper that I've bought years ago (literally!), and combined it with another beige/brown paper. The sketch is #252 from sketch saturday, and for the arrangement itself, I followed the 3-2-1 recipe challenge at catch the bug: 3 word sentiment, 2 flowers, 1 image.
I've chosen a short, simple sentiment, which I combined with a glitter heart. To decorate the corners, I decided to take some daisies - they fit the background in colours and style. Only later I realized that the upper flower is pretty huge, so I cut off the stem a little bit after taking the pictures.
To say which song inspired me is a hard one. The tune that currently runs in my apartment (apart from Swan Lake) is Ella Fitzgerald, but she is the Queen of jazz for a good reason - her magnificent voice sang so many wonderful songs that it's simply impossible for me to point out a single one. For the time being, it would be With a song in my heart for my calmer moments, and The very thought of you for when I need a little more swing.

challenges:
- catch the bug: January recipe challenge 3-2-1
- basteltanten: Herzenssache
- use your stuff: inspired by a song (Ella Fitzgerald)
- pinspirational: photo inspiration
- crafty sentiments: include a heart
- ABC challenge: C for cupid
- dreamvalley: Valentine's
- papertake weekly: ATG
- sketch saturday
- scrapping4fun: all about love

18 comments:

  1. really cute card
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
    hugs
    céline

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  2. This is such a lovely card! Thanks so much for joining us at Use Your Stuff!

    MAJO - UYS-DT

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  3. Such a cute image and card! I really like the beige floral background - it really makes the image pop! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff.

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  4. Adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments

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  5. Ein wundervolles Herzliches Werk
    Hab lieben Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei den Basteltanten
    Liebe Grüe
    Vanessa

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  6. Fab card. Thank you for sharing with us at Dream Valley challenges. Shona xx

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  7. Wonderful card and great coloring. I love the soft colors. Great placement of flowers. Thanks for joining us Catch the bug.

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  8. Kako je luštna. Lepi marjetici in napis. Lp

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  9. This is a beautiful card. I love the little details with the pearls and the glittered heart! Thanks for playing in our Inspired by a Song challenge at Use Your Stuff this week and hope to see you again.
    Tammy DT

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  10. Brilliantly made creation and love the image and goodies added.

    A real pleasure to view.

    Thanks so much for entering in our challenge at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS this time.



    Hope to see you in our next challenge. Cheers, aNNie



    {Crafty Sentiments…aNNie…DT Member}

    {The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}



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  11. OMG that stamp is so cute! What a cute card for a special occasion! Great work! And thank you for playing along with us over at Use Your Scraps - DT Shirl :)

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  12. The beige back ground suits the image well it makes it stand out well :) Love the image you've chosen. Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge
    Andrea x

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  13. Amazing card! And such an amazing artist that has inspired your creation! Thanks for playing along with us at the Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog.

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  14. This is such a lovely creation. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Use Your Stuff. We hope to see you soon. Martha Lucia DT

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  15. Krasno si sestavila izdelek po skici. In res dobra ideja, kako si deklici dodala polperlice. Krasno!

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  16. Lovely card, such a cute image
    Thank you for your lovely entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  17. Another lovely card with a sweet image. Thanks for joining us again at Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges. By the way, great taste in music. :D

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  18. Gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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