Sunday, January 20, 2013

Cute as a button, CR84FN challenge

Hi!  I'm sharing a Valentine card that I made for my sister.  Sorry Sis, that you're seeing this before you receive it in the mail!!!  I usually don't post a card that I haven't yet sent to her.

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This card is going into the current challenge at CR84FN70.  AND I just found out that the CR84FN challenge blog is ending soon.  This is their last challenge :(   That piece of news is sad, because I  always loved the color combinations they created.  Always so pretty!

Here's the color palette for CR84FN70.

And, my card ~

Those 2 little girls in the photo are my sister and me.  I'm the oldest.  I've always loved this photo, despite those extremely short bangs I had!  Isn't my sister just as "cute as a button" as the sentiment says?

I used several dies for this card, along with a vintage button (just the right color!) and some seam binding ribbon.  Oh.  And, of course, stamps.  I'll list my supplies below.  It was such a fun card to create, although it took a lot longer than I thought it would.  I know, I usual.  Anyway, I like the results :)

Thanks for taking the time to look today!

Card stock: sahara sand, barely banana (SU), photo paper (Kodak)
Ink: taken with teal, basic black, sahara sand (SU), jet black staz-on (Tsukineko)
Stamps: button boutique, with all my heart (PTI), positive thoughts (Precious Remembrance Shop)
Dies: fabulous frames, button card (PTI)
Other: crumb cake seam binding ribbon, linen thread (SU), vintage button, foam tape, scor-tape


  1. Beautiful Susie! Love the sweet photo and the Vintage card behind it! The fancy trimming looks wonderful! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

  2. What a truly gorgeous card - your sister is going to love it. The old photo in that frame is lovely. I do like the vintage button tag and sweet ribbon too. Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!!

  3. Gorgeous! What a special card, your sister will adore it!

  4. This is SUCH a fabulous card! I adore the vintage feel and the photograph is just amazing! If you have some time, I'd love for you to come join in our challenges at Inkspirational and Technique Tuesday! HUGS and have a great week! :)

  5. How darling! Such a cute photo and to highlight it on a Valentine card for your sister! It just couldn't be any sweeter! Take care, hugs!

  6. Susie, tis card is AMAZING! LOVE the photo, LOVE the sentiment, and LOVE how you added the button! That ribbon detail is FAB, too! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

  7. Adore that pic....I have one similar with my big sis!! Adorable card!! Thanks for playing at CR84FN!!


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