Sunday, January 16, 2011

It's Waltzing Time!



I just love this time of the month---when we get to waltz around the world and feast our eyes on all the beauty....nothing could be better, in my opinion.

The theme for this month's waltz is Valentines \ Love. I chose to create a card around the theme of love, and once again, I decided to use very non-traditional colors.  Without further adieu, here is my card:


I followed the sketch that's available for this week's Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge. I used grey cardstock and stamped it with one of the stamps from the Musical Backgrounds set.  I stamped it in SU Basic Grey ink and them embossed it with clear embossing powder.  I also inked all the edges to give it a distressed, vintage look.  The sentiment was stamped using the same ink and was cut out using one of the Spellbinders Fancy Tag dies.  Before I removed the paper from the die, I sponged the same ink on the tag.  Lastly I added two blue rhinestones to the tag.

Thanks for waltzing by...and enjoy the rest of the waltz. I know it's going to be filled with gorgeous pieces of artwork.

Challenges for this card:
Waltzingmouse Sketch WMSC30
Scrap-Creations
Bunny Zoe's Crafts
Pollycraft--new things--stamps
One Stitch at a Time
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Phindy's Friday
Pal's Paper Arts

28 comments:

  1. Brilliant, love the musical background.

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  2. Wonderful creation...love is the music of the soul isn't it? Your background is perfect!

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  3. Your card is pretty. I like the effect of the embossing powder. TFS!

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  4. great card, love the musical background!

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  5. I love the musical background - this is such a soft and pretty card!

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  6. Very nice! the music bg looks great as well as the fancy tag for your sentiment!

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  7. What a fabulous clean and simple card. I love the soft colours. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  8. Great use of the background stamp and a very pretty card.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  9. Very pretty card! Love the colors you chose and the sheet music! Thanks for playing along with us at PPA this week!

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  10. Oooo love the sparkles and love the beautiful soft neutrals......!!

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  11. Oh LOVE how you split the Musical Background to fit the sketch!

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  12. Beautiful "With Love" card

    Thanks for joining us on Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge :)

    Hugs Jane x
    SCSC DT

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  13. I've been able to resist so far, but the more I see of the Musical Backgrounds set the more I want it. Your card is lovely! Well done on the Sketch Challenge #30.

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  14. Love the way you split the bg to fit the sketch! Just a fab card!

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  15. Beautiful card! Love the sentiment showcased in that gorgeous Fancy Tag! Great take on this week's sketch :)

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  16. Love your take on the sketch and the non traditional colors for Valentine's.

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  17. PRETTY! LOVE the clear embossing and the fancy tag!

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  18. Very pretty and elegant too!

    Thank you for joining us and taking the Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll join us again this Friday!
    Hugs
    Anne

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  19. What a nice card!
    Thanks for joining us at the Phindy's Place challenge and hope to see you back...
    xxx Anne-Marije

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  20. The blocks of music look really pretty!

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  21. Wonderful card. The distressed edges really make it pop.

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