Love in Venice

Hi all! Happy Wednesday! I have the card I made for my husband for our anniversary.  The funny thing was on Saturday I hadn’t made a card yet and he told me I could cheat and buy one.  I really didn’t want to do that so I started going through my stash of colored images.  The Paper Shelter has this adorable Love in Venice image, which I had to have since we took our honeymoon in Venice, Italy.  We had a delayed honeymoon and by the time we went, I was pregnant with our daughter.  Unfortunately, I was extremely sick and have too many memories of getting sick in the Grand Canal.  However, we did manage a gondola ride without me getting sick — I credit eating a lot of gelato with making that happen. LOL!

I wasn’t sure how this was going to come together, but I really like it.  The designer papers are from Authentique Journey — they matched up perfectly with my blues.  However, I couldn’t find any actual blue cardstock to go with these colors.  Too blue, too green, too completely far off.  Basic Black and Kraft paired up really nicely.  I matted my image on a pair of intertwined lacey circle nesties.  A pretty blue bow, sentiment from PTI Mega Mixed Messages and some rhinestones finished it off.

Challenge Submissions
Card Patterns — Sketch #137
Daisy Doodles Creative Challenge — #44 Columbus Day/Sail Away

Love in Venice
Stamps: The Paper Shelter Love in Venice , PTI Mega Mixed Messages
Paper: Basic Black, Kraft, White, Authentique – Journey
Ink: Memento Bahama Blue
Copics: C5, C7, C9, B00, B02, E23, R59, R37, B000, B16, B06, BG05, R20, E00, E99, R27, E25, YR20
Other Stuff: ribbon, nesties, rhinestones, Smooch Illuminate

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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