Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Sisterly London Valentine

This year I've created more Valentine cards than Christmas cards...guess I'm making up for non-stamping half a year. ;)

My London Valentine card is for my youngest sister~she visited while we were stationed in Germany over 10 years ago.

My hubby had been in Iraq for a year by then... there aren't enough words for what her presence meant to me.

We were blessed to travel to nearby cities...but one of my favorites was London.

That trip will always hold a special place in my heart.

I inked this sentiment stamp for the first time.  It's from Holiday Photo Finishers.

 (use a stamp collection that hasn't seen ink or hasn't been used enough)

I'm also entering this in the challenges


(I pulled the red and non-traditional Valentine blue colors)

I hope to post soon with another similar Valentine card...YAYYY for challenges that inspire!!!

stamps: Papertrey Ink (City Scene,Holiday Photo Finishers)
ink: Papertrey Ink (Enchanted Evening,True Black),Memento Lady Bug
dies: Papertrey Ink (City Scene, Mat Stack 3,Photo Finishers,Bubble Talk)


  1. Sweet! Love the Great colors and playful layout.

  2. Hey Marlena!! Super cute card. Your sister will love it. I hope your husband is safe and I totally thank him for keeping me safe. Once day I will make it to London I hope!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at CASology.

  3. What a super fun card! I'm sure it will mean a lot to her!

  4. This is so much fun! Love Big Ben and the double decker bus! Your sister will love it! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

  5. Love the thoughts you put into your card design. Love it, Marlena!!! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at CASology. Hugs, May


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