Thursday, February 3, 2011

Roses and Lace

If you haven't had the opportunity to  take part in the Fred, She Said Designs Valentine Blog Hop, you can still do it.  The hop runs through midnight tomorrow night EST.  You can start the hop at Tracey-Lynn's blog.

Here's another card using one of the beautiful pre-colored images from the "Hearts and Roses" colored digi set.  I've followed the Midnight Madness sketch for their challenge this week, so I'll be entering the card there.  My papers are My Mind's Eye.  I broke out my paper crimper (a rarely used tool) for a little added texture.  I had just enough of that pretty lace to make it all the way around the rose frame.  Sweet and simple!
      Thanks for popping in!


Papers:  My Mind's Eye Organic collection, American Crafts, Georgia Pacific
Stamp:  Fred, She Said Designs "Hearts and Roses" pre-colored digital stamp set
Tools:  Nestabilities Classic ovals large (S4-110), Fiskars Paper Crimper, EK Success scallop edge punch, sewing machine
Miscellaneous:  lace from my stash, Basic Grey buttons, Martha Stewart Bakers Twine, Recollections adhesive rhinestones


  1. Sweet and simple, maybe, but beautiful indeed! Love all the red and LOVE the lace around the die cut. And good for you for using your old crimper. I think the corrugated paper looks fabulous on here. I've got one of those things somewhere. Maybe I should go uncover that puppy now that you've inspired me. :)

  2. those roses are very beautiful and your coloring is great.
    beautiful card.

    greetings karin

  3. Your roses are so striking! Love that vivd red and the lace. Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and we hope you will come back and play again next week!

  4. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the lace around the image, it really brings out the roses.

  5. Your rose card is just amazing..I love how you did the lace behind the main image..It is just perfect. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week. It is great to see you playing again.
    MMSC Hostess

  6. This is a beautiful card....the colors, lace and other details are fabulous. TFS

  7. Tracy, your card is lovely, as always. I'm glad to see you use that image; I wasn't too sure about it but now I see it can be really beautiful.

  8. Your coloring on this is absolutely divine! Fabulous!
    Catherine Pooler

  9. Wow tracy - I LOVE LOVE LOVE this! What gorgeous roses and so amazingly coloured! Your lace could not be more perfect! This is a favourite with me! What a great take on this weeks sketch! Love it! Thank you for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week - we look forward to seeing your creations! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda MMSC Design Team

  10. What a wonderful card.. Your coloring looks awesome... I just love the lace you added here..
    Like I said this looks wonderful..

    Hugs, Linda

  11. I love My Minds Eye designer papers. Love the great texture with the crimped paper. The lace around the oval is so elegant.

  12. Beautiful Tracy, I love the lace!!

  13. This is soooo beautiful !!
    Hugs, Jóna

  14. These two Valentines are beautiful, Tracy! Your coloring is coming along so well and really makes those digi images pop. Your "book" Valentine for your husband is just gorgeous--a favorite!! Don't think I've seen one of those, but I love it!!

  15. Beautiful! Love the lacy edges around your beautiful flowers.

  16. oooh, so pretty with your lacey frame! Love it!


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