Sneak Peek! Get a Start on Valentine’s Day!

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Today’s card is  a sneak peek of some exciting new products in the Occasions Catalog going live on January 3rd! The first thing I decided to make is Valentines!  I want to get them made early so they are ready to send out the first of February.

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I really love making Valentines ~ they are just so pretty with hearts and ribbon and lace and, of course, my favorite color PINK!! Today’s card features the new So Do Love You stamp set and coordinating Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies. These come as a bundle, but let me tell you, the new Heart Happiness stamp set also coordinates with these dies. I got both stamp sets and the dies and I’m so glad I did!

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And, I had to use my favorite ribbon in the new catalog – the Berry Burst Metallic Edge Ribbon! Isn’t it gorgeous??!!

Get ready to be wow’d by these new catalogs. We have the 2018 Occasions Catalog and the Sale-a-Bration Catalog. For the first three months of 2018 we are having a HUGE GIVE-A-WAY! Stampin’ Up! does this every year! For every $50 order (before tax and shipping) they will give you a gift of your choice from the Sale-a-Bration Catalog! And there are special gifts for orders of $100 or more!!! 

If you have ordered from me in the past year, you should have already received your catalogs. If you haven’t, please email me. If you would like me to send you these catalogs and you have never ordered from me, just place an order today by clicking the Shop Now button below, and I’ll send the catalogs out to you right away.

Thanks for stopping by today!

 

 

 

Here is a listing of all the items used on today’s card:

Product List

Soft Valentine from a Friend!

Sometimes I receive lovely cards in the mail, and today I want to share one with you!  This card was made by my friend and downline, Su Mohr!

Su is a master at using designer series paper, and you can tell by the way she’s used it on this card.

The die cut “love” is from the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits.  I “love” the Blushing Bride card stock she’s used here.  So sweet!

Thank you, Su, for the wonderful Valentine!

 

Hearts of Gold!

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What a clean and simple Valentine!  I made this when a few of us got together and my friend Linda brought this as a make and take.  I fell in love!  🙂

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It’s not hard to make.  The word “love” is die cut from Gold Foil using the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits.  It is attached to the Whisper White panel using Dimensionals.

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Three different heart stamps from various sets were heat embossed in gold, as was the tiny word “you.”

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And a pretty red heart finishes off this card.  Don’t you love it?  Shhh…don’t tell my husband, but this is going to be his Valentine card from me!!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have fun making your Valentines!

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Stamps:  Crazy About You, and hearts from various sets
Ink:  Versamark Ink and Gold Embossing Powder
Paper:  Gold Foil, Real Red and Whisper White card stock
Tools:  Heat Tool, Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies, Sweet and Sassy Framelits Dies,
Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine

Black & White Valentine (and a little pink)!

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Black and white stripes ~ who doesn’t love them?  Kate Spade, right?  Well, they sure make for a darling clean and simple Valentine!

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The Pop of Pink Designer Series Paper is all you need to create today’s card.

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A piece of the black and white striped paper from the set is placed on the card base.  Then I punched a heart from one of the pink papers, using the heart punch.

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A 1/2″ strip of another one of the papers was folded arbitrarily to create a whimsical little shelf for the heart to sit on!  A cute baker’s twine bow finishes it off.

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On the inside of the card, and the envelope, I stamped a strip of tiny hearts to add some detail.

Thanks for stopping by today!

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Stamps:  Sealed with Love
Ink:  Black Archival Ink
Paper:  Whisper White card stock and Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper
Tools:  Heart Punch
Embellishments:  Whisper White Baker’s Twine

Sweet Valentine!

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Sweet Valentine ~ this is the type of Valentine I like.  I have lots of good girlfriends, and some Valentine cards are just goofy and not right at all for them.  But Valentines like this are perfect!

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The die cut word “sweet” is ~ surprisingly ~ from the Cupcake Cutouts Framelits.  Don’t tell anyone, but I really bought this set of dies just for this word!! 🙂

Sweet standing

For a sweet Valentine, you’ve got to use a heart punch and some red and white paper, right?

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Do you see the darling little heart flourish?  It’s one of the 27 (did you see that, 27!!!) stamps in the Sealed With Love stamp set.  It’s just so cute, I used it on the envelope too!

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Thank you for stopping by today to see this sweet Valentine!

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Stamps:  Sealed With Love
Ink:  Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad
Paper:  Whisper White and Real Red card stock, Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack
Tools:  Cupcake Cutouts Framelits, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Heart Punch
Embellishments:  Whisper White Thick Baker’s Twine

Ladybugs!!

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I love ladybugs!  They are the only bug I like.  Well, maybe I like the bee ~ but just from a distance 🙂  Anyway, these two ladybugs are so cute and they are perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Ladybugs standing

The ladybugs and the sweet sentiment are from a Host Stamp Set called Love You Lots.  A Host Stamp Set is one you can only buy if you are a Host of a class or party and you can only purchase them with Stampin’ Rewards.  You earn Stampin’ Rewards when you have a class or party with sales of $150 or more.

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The ladybugs were stamped in Black Archival Ink and colored in with a Real Red Stampin’ Write Marker.

Ladybugs flat RDo you see how I used the pretty Sending Love Designer Series Paper?  The circle that is framing the ladybugs was cut with the Stitched Shapes Framelits (as was the Whisper White circle).  A strip of the dsp was folded arbitrarily and layered under the circles.

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To finish off the card I splattered some Real Red Ink.  This is a happy Valentine card!  You could also give it to your spouse for an anniversary!

Thanks for stopping by today!!

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Stamps:  Love You Lots
Ink:  Real Red and Black Archival Ink, Real Red Stampin’ Write Marker
Paper:  Real Red, Whisper White card stock and Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack
Tools:  Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine, Aqua Pen