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Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Feelin' the love?

Hi blogworld,

So are you all geared up for Valentines day then?  Must admit it's not a big deal in our house - 'im indoors always gets me flowers and we exchange cards, but there's no romantic dinner or night out or anything.  Can't remember that there ever was either, oh dear we do sound like a boring old married couple - ahh yes that's just what we are!!!

So anyway, the real reason for this post is the new challenge over at Divas by Design and the theme this week is, yes you've guessed it!, 'Love and Romance'.  

Our sponsor this week is:

and this is my card:
front shot:

The arty farty:

And that's it folks! No image, no papers, no embellies - well apart from the gems!

I used:

Embossing folder, heart punch, a very old 'love' stamp (you may even remember it from last year's Valentines card!), bit of ribbon and a couple of gems.

I sort of run out of time with this one, and as I know hubby doesn't mind what sort of card he gets I figure he'll be happy!

You should really go see the cards my teamies have made - they are way better than mine!!

Apologies for lack of comments (again), unfortunately have got a lot on my mind at the moment and it's sort of making me mojo a bit hit and miss and I'm finding it a bit difficult to get the umph for blogging either.

SHMbO is being rather difficult about going to school and I'm still a bit unhappy with things are going this year, so we are off to see the headteacher tomorrow afternoon, hopefully we'll get things straightened out.  Then I should be happier and the old mojo will return!

Anyway, waffle, waffle, waffle!

Hope to see you joining in with the Divas and be back soon,
Sarah

16 comments:

Dawn C said...

Classy thats what this is Sarah. xx

Alyce said...

this is so sweet. the embossing looks lovely on the white :) hope you do something nice for valentines! :D

DesignerDiva said...

Hello Sarah once again I'm playing catch up over here - I never get around as much as I'd like to but like you say things just get in the way of blogging, anyhoos I've just had a scout around and caught up.
I just love reading your 'waffle' as you call it and the bed story from a couple of posts back cracked me up - please don't ever change!
Love the uptown girl card, fab images, I have a few and I love your simple card today too, it's really elegant and I love the embossing, makes cards more professional if you know what I mean?
Hope you get everything sorted out re school - I will be watching this space albeit a little late sometimes!
Hugs Laurie xx

Chris said...

Great card, Sarah! I love CAS!
Chris
x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Your card is gorgeous Sarah, I love the CAS design.
Sorry to hear things are not too good at the moment, I hope you are feeling brighter soon.
take care
Hugs Sue

Carol Yates said...

Morning Sarah-just I think! Love your card, stop selling yourself short. Sorry swmbo is not happy at school at the moment, hope you get it sorted, quite often it is just a tiny thing that really unsettles them.
Carol.x

Sue said...

Aww this is gorgeous Sarah! I love the embossing and embellies… it's a perfect CAS design! :-))
I hope things go well at your School meeting tomorrow... hope you can get things sorted out! ;-)
Have a lovely evening!
Take Care
Big hugs
Sue xx

Debs said...

Love your CAS but oh so elegant card Sarah.
So sorry to hear things not too good at the mo' - keep your chin up hun - it can only get better.
Take care
Debs xx

catherine said...

A really stylish card sarah. Hope things are resolved with Emily and the school. it's always such a stress for us all when things are not right.
x catherine

Molecraft said...

A fabulous CAS card Sarah, love that embossing folder!
Helen x

tilly's crafts said...

love the CAS design on this one Sarah, very elegant! hope you get school sorted!
Kim x

Juls said...

Fabulous! Love the embossing! Hugs Juls

mixamatoasties said...

I love this Sarah! Simple and elegant.

Susan xx

Cards by Alison said...

Elegant card Sarah. Love Alison xx

Rebekah said...

I love this CAS card Sarah so classy & elegant I hope you managed to have a good meeting with school & got some things sorted! We aren't all that into valentines here we don't do the card thing much & def not meal or pressies so you aren't the only ones!! Hugs Rebekah x

Inkypinkydelights said...

What a beautiful CAS card Sarah! These I find so hard to do but you have done it perfectly. Happy Weekend to you. Judy x