Valentines

Valentine with a fun Surprise inside

Another valentine card made and ready to be given to someone sweet. I used the Heart Happiness stamp set and coordinating Sweet and Sassy framelits. Because, as you know, I LOVE Valentines and hearts and pretty paper!

I only used one ink pad on this card- calypso coral. It looks like the heart has more than one color, but that is because of the unique carving of this beautiful stamp.

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The cardstock used is whisper white, pink pirouette and melon mambo. I also used the gorgeous Painted with Love designer paper and Gold Glimmer paper.

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I used the new gold tinsel trim to make a bow and attached an Enamel Glitter Dot over the knot in the ribbon.

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So, do you want to see what's inside?

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A cute little "pop up" heart <3

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For instructions on how to make a pop up heart: click here to view a previous post.

I can't get enough of this beautiful designer paper..

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The verse is borrowed from the Painted Palette stamp set.

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I hope you are having fun making your valentines for next month.

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Valentine Card in 3-D

I'm going to share a pretty simple Valentine, (love, wedding or anniversary) card with you today. There's not much stamping going on, just some simple die cuts and folds.

I used the Sweet and Sassy heart framelit dies, the Diagonal Stripe Background stamp, berry burst metalic edge ribbon, sweet sugarplum cardstock, powder pink cardstock and rich razzleberry ink for this 3 dimensional valentine.

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This is the card from the top, looking down on it.

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And here it is from the side.

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I cut 8 of the largest hearts in the Sweet and Sassy framelit set. And then scored them down the middle with the Simply Scored tool. This photo shows 3 of the 8 hearts.

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Next, I attached them back to back on only one side of the heart.

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I did this with all 8 hearts.

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The back will end up like this. This will be what you will adhere to the card. NOTE: the hearts in these photos are smaller than the hearts on the card. But still the same technique was used.

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This is what the front of all the hearts looks like, once you have all 8 attached to each other.

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After you attach the 3 D heart to the front of the card- fluff it out. The hearts actually lay flat inside an envelope and pop up once taken out of the envelope, so its easy to send in the mail!

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I hope you give this 3 D pop up a try. It really is simple, but packs a punch!

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Heart Happiness Valentine Card

Its no secret that I love making Valentine cards. I've already been stampin' up Valentines for a month now.

However, this is the first time I have had a chance to use one of the brand new stamp sets from the Stampin' Up! Occasions Spring Catalog, called "Heart Happiness."

I love all the different sizes and shapes of the hearts in this set. I wanted to use them all! Lol.

So, here's the first card that I made today.

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The cardstock colors are whisper white, calypso coral and rich razzleberry. I also used those colors of ink, as well as melon mambo and sweet sugarplum.

I used the gold glimmer paper to add sparkle to this fun valentine, and popped the hearts up with dimensionals. The Sweet and Sassy heart framelit dies coordinate perfectly with the Heart Happiness stamp set.

The greeting is from the new Petal Palette stamp set in the Occasions 2018 catalog as well. I thought it was totally fitting for this card. I stamped it in rich razzleberry ink and punched it out with the Classic Label punch.

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Don't forget the inside...

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 This card makes me happy, happy, happy and it was so easy, easy, easy!

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You too, will be able to order this set (and much, much more) in a few short days. The Stampin' Up Occasions Catalog 2018, will debut on January 3rd, as well as the fabulous Sale A Bration Brochure. If you don't have a copy and would like one, email me at the link above and I'll send one out to you!

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Valentine Cards - Part Two

I've got a few more Valentine cards for you today. As I mentioned yesterday, these cards are from swaps that I participated in with other Stampin' Up demonstrators around the country.

I picked out a few of my favorites to share with you. I'm sure you'll love them as much as I do!

The first card was made by Genieve Ko, from Canada. I love the simple elegance of this card. The silver embossing really makes the greeting stand out against the real red cardstock. See her blog here.

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This gorgeous card was made by one of my team members, Darlene Nanni. I love all the special details that Darlene added to this card, right down to the gold foil arrows. I'm in "love" with this amazing card. Click here to view Darlene's blog.

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This card could not only be a Valentine card, but it also looks like  beautiful wedding card to me. It also kind of reminds me of a tuxedo. Jan McClurg did a great job designing this Valentine.

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The last card that I'll share today was made by me. This was one of my make n take cards that I designed for my team meeting a couple of months ago. I used the Pop of Pink washi tape over a piece of whisper white cardstock and then die cut it with the Sweet and Sassy framelits. I also used the gold foil sheets to cut the circle with the Stitched Shapes Framelits. I love, love, love these framelits. I pretty much use them on everything, lately.

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Well, that's all for my Valentine favorites. I hope you all got some great ideas for making your Valentine cards ..(if you haven't already made them all)

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Valentines Day Cards

I promised to post some of the Valentines that I made and that I received from other demonstrators around the country. I hosted and was part of a few swaps with several of my demonstrator friends and I received some really great cards.

I've picked out some of my favorites to share with you. I will post a few today and a few tommorrow.

The first one is made by Tonya Beatty. Tonya is a very talented demonstrator on my team. I love how she used the tiny envelopes from the Sealed with Love Bundle. Check out the new tiny paper clips- they come in three different colors. Aren't they so cute!

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This card was made by my friend, Dawn Griffith. She's one of my favorite stampers for sure. This cute card fold is everywhere- and very popular. I actually received 3 cards in my various swaps, with this same fold! I also posted a Cool Treats card with this fold last week. You can check out Dawn's blog here.

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This adorable card was made by Shari Lackey. I love all the beautiful layers on this Happy Valentines Day card.

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Another one of my very favorite Valentine cards, was made by Patsy Waggoner. The Sending Love designer paper, says love, love, love and I sure do love this card. Patsy actually set up my blog for me. You can click here to visit Patsy's blog.

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Last but not least, I've got a valentine card that was made by me. I used Foxy Friends stamp set and the Fox Builder punch to make a sweet little raccoon for this special valentine.

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I hope you enjoyed all the pretty hand stamped "love" cards. I'll post more tomorrow, so be sure to stop back.

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Card Class - Cuties and Cards

Its always a pleasure to stamp with the card class crew. Its a great time to not only stamp with all the new Occasions products but to see all the new sample cards and to catch up from our Christmas break.

Here's Deb, Sharon and Judy. Such a fun bunch of happy stampers!

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The ladies seemed to really love this "Beautiful You" card. They loved the colors of soft sky and blushing bride together. The new "Falling Petals" emboss folder received a lot of compliments as well.

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This is Sue and Liz making a cute Valentine. It's Sale A Bration and Stampin Up has a great sign up special, so of course Sue had to take advantage of getting an extra 2 free stamp sets of her choice for signing up tonight. I think that's why she's smiling from ear to ear in this photo.

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Here's the sweet Valentine they are working on. This was made with the "Love Sparkles" stamp set in the New Occasions Catalog 2017.

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Marcia and Patty are concentrating on finishing the cute hot air balloon card, made with the "Lift Me Up" stamp set.

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We used soft sky, rich razzleberry and dapper denim inks and cardstock for this uplifting card.

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Marjie and Janice cranking up some fun at the big shot station. This was Janice's first time stamping and she loved every minute of it!

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Be sure to come back soon to see the bonus project that we did that night.

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