Saturday, February 12, 2011

Non-Tradional Valentine

It is another Sensational Saturday at Sugar Creek Hollow and today we want you to make a Non-Traditional Valentine.  We want to see non-traditional colours - no red or pink.

Each week we will choose one random winner, who will receive a free digi of their choice from the Sugar Creek Hollow Shoppe and a badge to display on your blog.  If you use a Sugar Creek Hollow image you will get two entries in the random draw.  Just follow the instructions on the sidebar to link your second entry.

Each week the Design Team will choose a Card of the Week and the creator of that card will get a badge to display.  One overall winner will be chosen each month from the Cards of the Week.  That person will be invited to be a Guest Designer and participate in the next challenge.  An image will be provided to them to work with.  The Card of the Week prize will be awarded once we reach a minimum of 10 entries.

I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:

Cardnadfairy's Digi Days -Romance
Card Makin' Mamas -Valentine
Crafty Catz  - Valentine/Love
Frosted Designs - Use the word Love
Fairy Knoll - Hearts
Raise the Bar - Valentine, no pink or red
Sew Many Cards - Valentines
Stampin' for the Weekend - Valentine's Day

Image:  I Love You Label (Sugar Creek Hollow)
Card Stock:  Recollections
Paper:  Basic Grey
Colouring Medium:  Pencil Crayons (Prismacolors) with OMS (Taltine)
Tools & Embellishments:  Vintage Photo Distress Ink (Ranger), Large Flower (Recollections), Rose (Wild Orchid Crafts), Ribbon (Arton Bead Supply), Victoria Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Gold Stickles (Ranger), Sentimentals Cartridge for lock and key (Cricut), Heart (hand cut), Pearls (Dollarama), Doily (Wilton), Petite Scalloped Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders)


  1. Cec,
    What a lovely card! Beautiful papers and beautiful flowers with ribbon! The Perfect Valentine!

  2. What a wonderful color combo....your lock and key are so perfect and I love all your textures....beautiful creations, as always. TFS

  3. Cec, this is just breathtakingly beautiful! I'm having an "aah" moment! I love, love, love it all. All those gorgeous embellishments and embossing, plus that flower with the ribbon - just stunning!

  4. Wonderful use of this digi, Cec! You give it so much depth with all that you have added to the card!! I love the flower!

  5. What a beautiful card it really fits our first challenge of 'Romance' over at Cardmadfairy's digi days. Thanks for joining us. Gillian x

  6. Your card is absolutely beautiful. Non traditional colors for Valentine's Day but oh so romantic.

  7. What a gorgeous card! Love the non-traditional colors and all that distressing too!

    Thanks for playing with us at Frosted Designs this week!!!

  8. Oh wow! Simply gorgeous!!! Love the ribbon, flowers, accent pieces. Wonderful job...the papers are so soft and lovely.

  9. This is so pretty. I love the soft blue shading with the olive and cream combo. That flower is so pretty with the bow and rose. I love the lock and key too. Beautiful card!

  10. this is sooooo gorgeous, I adore the details...fabulous...have a wonderful weekend!

    enjoy *~*

  11. Beautiful and so much detail. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week. Hugs Suzie x

  12. Cec, a lovely, elegant card, all your special touches really put this one over the top! gorgeous creation!!

  13. Hi Cec
    A gorgeous and fabulous card,love the colours,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

  14. Such a beautiful love the colours you have used and fits our first ever Romance challenge perfectly. Thanks for joining in at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days.

  15. What a beautiful the distressing. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Raise the Bar.

  16. Everything about this card is beautiful. I love the heart - very intense! The paper, doily and bow are the perfect touch to make a gorgeous card!


  17. WOW!!!! This is stunning. Beautiful Card Thanks for playing with us at Frosted Designs.

  18. WOW Cec you have blown us away with this one!!! It is absolutely gorgeous, love the colour scheme, the embossed key and lock are amazing, well you know what we mean.....FABULOUS!!!
    Love and hugs
    Susan and Emma

  19. Wow I don't know what I like the most! It is all so beautiful! I really do like the bow over the flower! thanks for sharing at Frosted Designs this week

  20. I actually love this. I love the texture, the colors and that flower is super yummy! Thanks for playing at Frosted Designs!

  21. This is gorgeous. Fab design. Love all the diffeent texture an dthe wee heart is great. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz x

  22. So sorry I am late visiting you this week. I had to pack and leave for a week-long ministers conference with the hubster. I am settled in a nice hotel room over-looking the blue ridge mountains. I HAVE to know about the dies you've used on this card...the key and the heart???? This puts the GORG in OUS (gorgeous)!!!

  23. beautiful card! Love it! Olena

  24. Absolutely gorgeous Cec. So many wonderful details here like the lock and key and all the embossing just makes this so rich looking.


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