Saturday, 4 February 2012

The one with the tickets

I really like Tim Holtz' new Love Struck die, and especially the cupid with the bow and arrow. I've used it to make a few valentines type cards lately, but everytime my mil sees one she says
"it's lovely now, but I prefer the one with the tickets". This is the one with the tickets!

"The one with the tickets"

The background is inked with distress inks and overstamped with a script stamp, then matted & layered onto hammered gold cardstock and a large red card blank.


The tickets and sentiment are from Hunkydory and are fixed in place with dimensional glue.


The lace is coloured with distress ink and ruffled along the bottom of the card. I like to think of it as a lacy, flowery meadow for cupid to run about in :-). The cupid, arrow & heart were cut from white and hammered gold cardstocks. The white card was coloured with distress inks (darker ink was used for shadowing), then mounted onto the gold for extra depth.

"Side view showing dimension"

I'll show you a couple of the other cards I've made with this die next week and you can decide for yourself which you prefer.

Entered for the following challenges:
One Stop Craft Challenge - for the one I love
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - the one I love
Joanna Sheen - Love is in the air
Crafty Catz - Pink and white
By the Cute and Girly - Love is in the air


  1. Gorgeous card. Love the die and those tickets are fab xx

  2. Really lovely card. Love the colours.

  3. Such a lovely card and the touch of lace is just perfect. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week.

  4. oh Hun this is one super card I love those tickets I have some of those think I have used them all know lol
    love that touch of lace too,gorgeous Hun hugs Cherylxx

  5. Aww its lovely :-) Just leapblogging! Elaine-xxx-

  6. wow super card ... love the colours and love the tickets ... just leap blogging ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

  7. awww, such a sweet card! x

  8. Beautiful, soft and romantic! Love Jayne. x x

  9. A pretty and unsual card, so like the designs used. Hopped over from DC

  10. Beautiful card Maddy, love the soft colours and how you have used the ribbon. love Kathy x

  11. WOW, I love the soft colours and the way you layered Cupid on the gold cardstock!!! Thanks for joining us this month at BTC&G and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

  12. Gorgeous card as are all the others I have looked at today.
    Anne x

  13. Love the delicate colours on this card. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Pam x

  14. Love this Valentine card, beautifully put together. Thank you for joining us over at The Joanna Sheen Challenge this month. Good luck in the draw.
    Suzi DT x

  15. Great card and loving your lace trim.
    thank you for entering BTC&G's "Love is in the Air" challenge.

  16. Beautiful card ;o)
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Hugs, Janneke

  17. Oh my word, this is such a beautiful creation , lovely design and great use of the challenge colours

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Pink and White Challenge I hope you can join us again next week

    Have a lovely day,
    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

  18. love the vintage look

    thanks for joining us at one stop crafts

    Jen xx


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