I just made this quick Valentine card for a sketch challenge on a new blog I found called Card Positioning Systems.  Sometimes when you are creating you need a little jump start and a sketch can often help.  Here is the sketch for the challenge:

It is a very simple sketch so that makes for a quick card.  I decided to do a Valentine card since that is what I had on my craft table.  In fact – I only used items I already had out on my table.  So it made the card even faster since everything was ready to use.  Note to self: Goal for 2010 – try to do a better job of cleaning up after you are done with a project so your room doesn’t turn into such a mess.

Ok – on to my creation –

What do you think – quick and sweet isn’t it?  And I used four new products from the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Mini Catalog – I {Love} Love Jumbo Wheel; Well Scripted Stamp set; Chocolate Chip 5/8″ Satin Ribbon; and Pretty in Pink Corduroy Buttons.

I am trying to take some of my photos outside on my back porch.  The sun was already setting and it is windy today so I had to hold the card and snap a quick photo and grab it before it blew away – it took me about 4 tries to get a picture of it.  I wanted to try the natural outside light and see how my pictures turn out.  What do you think?

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