Falling For You Anniversary Card

by Joanne James14. March 2017 07:00

Today I'm here nice and early sharing a card for the current sketch challenge over at Fab Friday:

This team have such great sketch designs and I've been playing with this one a lot of the weekend. I instinctively wanted to avoid using a doily for that bottom semi-circle, but I had a card design in mind that wouldn't go away and suited a doily perfectly so I went with it - take a look:

 

It's all about the pretty today! Here's the low-down on today's card:

Falling For You - Do you ever buy a stamp set because it contains one sentiment that resonates with you and you just have to have, regardless of whatever else the set has to offer? I do - and this is one of those sets! 'Falling For You' contains some lovely sentiments in a fabulous swirly, romantic font that work for weddings and anniversaries, but this one for me sells it - who wouldn't want to receive a card that says 'Every heart needs one special person to love - you're my person'? Maybe I'm an old romantic at heart, but it's fair to say I definitely fell for this stamp set hook, line and sinker!

Falling In Love Too - I used a piece if the Falling In Love designer series paper for my background and embellished with some of the other products in the Falling In Love Suite - including that doily! I'm not overly partial to a doily, but I do like these ones - the sharp laser-cut design and the versatility of them being white on one side and vanilla means they don't look as out of place with my clean and layered style. 

A Romantic Colour Combo - I took today's colour combination straight from the Falling In Love papers too - perfect for softer cards that evoke that marriage of romance and shabby chic. Feel free to save it if you would like to try it out too:

I just love the soft colours, falling hearts pattern and romantic feel of this card - all I need now is to find someone to send it to me!!!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project - perhaps an alternative take on the same sketch! Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (6) -

Amy Koenders
Amy KoendersUnited States
14/03/2017 12:51:16 #

Absolutely beautiful!  I love that designer paper and the die cut, ribbon and doily add the perfect soft touches.  Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
15/03/2017 20:54:33 #

Thanks Amy! I do love Fab Friday, one of my favourite challenges that I love to play as often as I can!

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Heather H
Heather HUnited States
14/03/2017 14:56:02 #

This is super sweet - soft, pretty, with a beautiful sentiment.  Love that die cut panel behind - adds a lovely detail!  Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
15/03/2017 20:55:16 #

So glad you like my card today Heather!

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Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
15/03/2017 14:08:55 #

Well if any card could make me add this suite to my wish list this is it!  I love how you used the thinlets to make the backing panel for the sentiment!  It's such a neat way to add a little extra detail!  Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
15/03/2017 20:53:45 #

Thanks for your lovely words Amanda - so glad you liked my card!

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