Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Be My Valentine

As I start writing this post, I thought about how excited I was to share Valentines with my Classmates. I think it was a very big deal.  As I remember, there was this big decorated box where we all put our valentines inside, the teacher would open it and call us up to get our valentines. I remember... I always had one special one for the boy of the moment, and would be so excited if I got one from him.....then it was treat time, and games. Oh, the innocence of youth!

The monthly blog hop is back at Artistic Outpost this month, and I choose to use Daisy, from the Great Gatsby plate. Lucky gal, Daisy and all those handsome men!  The little brooch on her sweater is actually a perfect, metal rose.

Be sure to visit the other designers blogs to see what they created:
Gerrie  (you are here) * Lisa * Sue * Tracy * Linda * Alison * Terry * Kate


Kate Yetter said...

A Lovely valentine! So pretty the way you have embellished the image. I especially like that rose in the corner!

Words and Pictures said...

Such a chic, elegant Valentine - hope you get one just as nice!
Alison xx

rachel said...

such a beautiful card Gerrie and I loved your little story too - wonderful memories xx

Lisa Somerville said...

Daisy makes a perfect Valentine card! Very striking card, love the added broach, and embellies!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Love the red and black, looks so perfect with that sweet Daisy image. Lovely embellishments too.


Terry said...

Oh Daisy is such a sweetheart! I love the black, red and white color combination. Love how Daisy so beautifully stands out on that red background! Her brooch is adorable! Hugs!

Candy C said...

Very pretty Valentine card. Love the mix of the red and black. <3 Candy

Traci S. said...

Hi GF!

You helped me remember those big Valentine's Day parties in school. We each had our own "mailbox" to receive Valentines in, however. So many types of candy and cookies, too!

I love this card! It's fabuloud right down to her perfect little heart! I really like the flourishes behind Daisy. (Perhaps from the fireworks!)

Hoping you are doing really well. I am re-organizing my art room down to the smallest detail...and THEN I can make some cards and scrapbook! I have new excitement to TRY to get caught up ontat least our wedding album. It'll be 15 years this July! Take care snd hsvr fun!

Traci Starkweather

ps. The He IS Able blog is back!

Traci S. said...

I am so sorry about the typos in my comment. I'm on my phone, and it is near impossible to go back and proof-read or make corrections!

Love ya!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely card, the colours are very striking and I love the flowers especially the one on her dress. Tracy x

Anonymous said...

Of course I love this, not simply because Daisy is from one of my all time favourite reads, but for greatness of this card with that sweet brooch you attached to her.

Connie Fossenier said...

Always my fav. this stamp...and love the tones of reds..miss you gals and awesome Blog hop.
connie paxman

Maggie said...

A gorgeous Valentine card with a beautiful image. I have just started the blog hop


Cocofolies said...

Gorgeous card Gerrie, and I'm really happy to discover your blog by the way, thanks to the hop haha!!.. Sorry to have had not much time before to do it by myself, although we often met on Stampotique FB group before. :) All my best wishes, have a lovely we! Coco xx