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CPS & Papertrey

Papertrey is sponsoring this week's sketch at CPS-Card Sketches, and there is a fabulous prize involved. Here is sketch #153, and my take on it--a valentine for Grandma...
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I used a marker to color the outline heart on the multi-lined image in Heart Prints. I also thought the centers of the flowers could use a little sparkle, so I filled them in with another Sakura Stardust pen.
Paper: PTI White, Raspberry Fizz, Pure Poppy, SU Pixie Pink
Ink: SU Pink Passion
Stamps: PTI Heart Prints, Background Basics-Petal Power
Other: Heart punches, Sakura Stardust pink pen

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  1. Such a pretty card! I love the shimmery middles of the petal background stamp! Thanks for joining us at CPS this week!


  2. Beautiful, Cheryl. I am placing that BG stamp in my cart now!

  3. Awesome Cheryl! Love the background paper you made.

  4. So lovely! Love the shimmery touch you added to the middle of the flowers!

  5. LOVE the hearts for the border and the shimmer you added! FAB card!

  6. Beautiful card Cheryl!! I have Petal Power and have yet to play with it - after seeing this I'm really feeling like I should get it inky soon!

  7. Cute! I like the heart border.


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