Love You!

This week has just flown by!  Is it just me?  Not sure if it was the heat that made it go so fast or what...

Today's card was an instant idea that popped into my head when I saw the sketch at Sketches by Carly.  It was going to be perfect!  But after getting the base of it done, stuff just didn't seem to come together as nicely as I wanted...I was getting really frustrated!
The pocket went together perfectly!  I trimmed a little scallop piece to line the edge of the pocket.  The image is Celeste Amberglow-Heartstrings from Pollycraft Designs.  She's so adorable :)  I colored her in with my colored pencils and then cut her out with a Lacy Label shape.

Then stuff just stopped working...I couldn't come up with a good way to string the hearts...I had a different plan for the lower left corner instead of just another heart string...but what I made turned out not so good and didn't work into the card very well.

Then there is the other corner...I hadn't planned on putting just a corner bracket there...but again, nothing seemed to want to work there!
So while I do like how it turned is definitely not as decked out and elaborate as I really wanted it to be...
But it's something different than just my normal A2's a pocket!
I even made a tag for the pocket!  The tag shape is from Tie the Knot.  I stamped the sentiment and added some paper and ribbon flags for added decoration.  I think the tag is awesome!  Just wish the rest of the card had read my mind and worked properly :)

This card is entered in the following challenges:
    Sketches by Carly #59
    Digital Tuesday #165-Tag It
    Cardz TV #11-Anything Goes
    Pattie's Creations #46-Monochromatic

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Adorable card Emily!! Love the colors and the cute little girl. I like your take on the sketch. Thanks for entering in Sketches By Carly. Have a wonderful day!! Gloria

  2. OH how SWEET Emily!! Love this li'l girl - I recognize her from the MEga Deal at Pollycraft *Ü* What a great idea for the pull out tag!! Love your colors too. Thanks so much for joining us at Sketches by Carly!

  3. I love the little girl stamp you chose to use. The colors for this card are perfect and the pocket is such a cute idea. Thank you for joining us at CardzTV Stamps Design Challenge!

  4. I love pocket cards and anything interactive. Thanks for joining us this week at CTVS for the anything goes challenge

  5. Wow, Emily! I think it looks terrific! I love the little girl image and the strung hearts, and WOW, it's even a pocket card. I haven't even tried one of those yet in the years I have been crafting handmade cards. I am truly impressed with your creativity, girlfriend! :) Thanks for joining us at Sketches by Carly!! Best of luck, Kelly

  6. Oh but I think it turned out wonderfully!!! I love that great little girl image, the heart strinigs, the corner bracket and that great tag!! Thank you so very much for joining our Cardz TV Stamps 'Anything Goes' challenge!!!! :)

  7. What a darling card. Thanks for joining us at Sketches by Carly

  8. This is an adorable card!! Thanks for playing at Digital Tuesday Challenge.

  9. Hi Emily,
    Oh My Goodness this is Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love this Tag Pocket Card. Love the Adorable Pollycraft image, the dp's, the colour scheme is just scrumptious. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Fab take on Carly's Sketch. Thanks for joining us at Sketches By Carly and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining in with us again.
    Hugs Jacqui xxx