Friday, February 15, 2013

I Love You

I absolutely LOVE how this card turned out!!! :)  It is a really non-traditional Valentine and totally inspired by my favorite TV show.  You have my utmost respect and admiration if you can name what the show.  I will tell you at the end for those of you not in the know.
The card is 4 1/2"x6 1/4."  The card base is black cardstock and the white mat is 4 3/8"x6 1/8."  The damask cardstock is 4 1/4"x6." 
 
The smiley face is cut from my Silhouette Cameo.  It is about 2" tall.  I covered it in two coats of UTEE, since I wanted it to look shiny, like it was drawn on with spray paint. 
 
I used my Cricut and Sans Serif to create the sentiment.  I cut the letters at 3/4" and hand cut the white rectangles to fit each letter.  This card actually had a lot of texture, not just the shiny smiley face, but also the damask cardstock - it is flocked.
 
I don't know if I will give this to my husband for Valentine's Day next year or if I should give it to him to give to ME!  ;)  I got him into the show too, but I don't think he is quite as obessessed about it as I seem to be.  Oh, for those of you who don't know what TV show I am talking about, it is "Sherlock."  It is a BBC show, but it plays on PBS in the States and you can find it on Netflix.  I highly suggest you check it out!
 
I made this card for the following challenges:
 
 
 
 


16 comments:

  1. Fab job on your Valentine! I'm so glad you joined us at 365 Cards!

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  2. Great card! Love that smiley face!!!! Thank you so very much for joining our challenge at Exploring Cricut!!!! :)

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  3. Thank you ...glad you used a flocked paper.

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  4. Love your flocked paper - beautiful! I'll have to check out the show... Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  5. Is it the Mentalist? Looks like Red Johns sign. Love the non traditional and thanks for joining us at Exploring Cricut.

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  6. Fantastic idea for this card, I just love when people think different! Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again.
    Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  7. Fun Valentine!!!
    Thanks for joining CTO this week!!

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  8. Great card! I love the yellow with the black and white. Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot.

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  9. Fabulous card! Love the paper and the pop of yellow with the black and white! Really great card!!

    Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

    Susie

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  10. Love the shine of your smiley face on the wonderful background, pretty card! Thank you for joining us @ CTO for our "Valentine Anything Goes" Challenge :)

    P.S. you have a prize at my website that is about to expire, hope to hear from you soon :)

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  11. Awesome card! Love the colors and the sweet smiley face!
    Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  12. What a super card! I love the way it turned out too!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  13. Great job! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

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  14. Beautiful card Paula! Great job with the face. Thanks for playing along with us at the Friday Mashup this week!

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