Stitched From the Heart to Celebrate Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s celebrate love, for all the couples tying the knot today, and for everyone who has special people in their lives! Do you have pretty paper in your stash? Use some for a background and to cut out two hearts for this easy card! The card base is Stampin’ Up! Tip Top Taupe card stock, 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Heart layer: 5-1/4″ x 3″ Love Blossoms DSP stack (retired), or any pretty paper. Cut the largest Square Shape with your Big Shot and the Stampin’ Up! Stitched Shapes Framelits from Whisper White card stock. Add two hearts – these…

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Beautiful Lace

Today I have a beautiful lace design for a Valentine, Wedding or Anniversary card. The best news is that you can get this stamp set FREE during Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-Bration with a $50 purchase, so that you can create your very own version! Here are a couple of ideas from the Sale-a-Bration catalog Want the ribbon too? Then spend $100 on craft products (before tax & shipping) and get the ribbon FREE too! OR, for an even better deal, JOIN MY TEAM, and for $99 you get $125 in Stampin’ Up! products of your choice with free shipping, PLUS 2 stamp…

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Lifetime of Love

Wishing You Love and Laughter Spring is a season of new beginnings, and for many that may include beginning life as a couple. Today’s card expresses a wish for that life to include two essential ingredients: love and laughter. To create this card: Cut a card base from thick Whisper White cardstock, 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, and fold in half. Add a layer of Basic Black cardstock, 5-1/4″ x 4″. Cut a piece of Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum 5″ x 3-3/4″ and adhere it to the black cardstock with mini glue dots behind the silver hearts. Die cut a Silver…

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Versatile Best Year Ever Paper

Tonight is a frigid night here in Wisconsin, so I’m at home playing! As promised in my last post, I have two more samples using the 3″x 3″ squares that we cut from a 3″x 12″ piece of the Best Year Ever Designer Series Paper. Happy Birthday Card: Cut a 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base from Crushed Curry cardstock Cut a 5-1/4″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock Cut a 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ piece of Soft Suede cardstock Adhere the whisper white piece to the card base with Snail, or your favorite adhesive. Adhere the Best Ever DSP 3″…

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To Have and To Hold

With wedding season upon us, here’s an idea for a pretty card to celebrate the special occasion. Crisp Cantaloupe and Calypso Coral are so sweet together and the Petite Petals stamps and punch create a perfect floral frame for this wedding couple. The color scheme can easily be changed to fit your favorite paper or the couple’s wedding theme. Sadly, the Best of Brides and Babies stamp set from Stampin’ Up!’s Best of 25 Collection, is no longer available. The good news is that you can substitute any wedding stamp you like and just adjust the size of the oval opening with the oval framelits…

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Bubbles and Cake

What do you do with a small scrap of pink and white striped dsp? Why, you punch circles in different sizes to create a bubbly background for a beautiful cake, of course! The color scheme kinda reminds me of neapolitan ice cream. Yum, ice cream and cake! Stamps: Just Married (129210), Cuddles & Kisses (127314) Paper: Very vanilla (101650), Regal Rose(ret) and Early Espresso (119686) card stock, Brights collection dsp (ret) Ink: Early Espresso (126974) Other: Ovals Collection Framelits (129381), Crochet trim Victoria 5/8″ (118481), Basic Pearl Jewels (119247), circle punches: 3/4″ (119873), 1-3/8″(119860), 1/2″ (119869), 3/8″(from Itty Bitty Punch Pack…

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