Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Card Patterns Sketch

I have never played along with Card Patterns, but it's a great challenge blog and this is the year that I'm trying new things! I saw the sketch and loved it and immediately thought of a Valentine. The sketch for this week is:

I made this card in no time flat... I already had the felt heart laying on my desk with the die cut (just waiting... begging to be used!):

The card base is Paper-Source in strawberry, the background is a scrap from my stash, I believe it's Bo-Bunny, the die cut and stamp is from Taylored Expressions, the "XOXO" sticker is SRM, and the heart and fabric were put together by moi. I added some cross stitches to the die cut and "ruffled" the fabric just slightly by running my thread through the middle and giving it a little tug.

And closer...

I love the end result of my card and hope you do too! The Card Patterns sketch was fun to play with, and I hope you get a chance to play this week! :)


  1. Adorable card! I just love that heart!!

  2. I love the heart, the base paper, the cross stitching and the gathered fabric! It's all great!!!!

  3. sooooo SWEET! I'm so glad that you played with us at Card Patterns! Hope that you'll play again!!!

  4. What a sweet card Amanda! The colors are fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at Card Patterns.


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