Tag Archives: Hearts

All You Need is Love

By | February 18, 2016

We received two hand stamped Valentine cards in the mail from Reggie’s sisters in Colchester, VT: Kathy used the Bloomin’ Love stamp set, an embossing folder for the background and heat embossing to embellish the larger hearts on her red and white card, finishing with a touch of Dazzling Diamonds glitter on the flower petals.… Read More »

Paying Attention to Details

By | February 14, 2016

. My grandmother, Nana, always chose the best gifts, and one year she gave me the perfect dress for my birthday. This was in the mid-1960’s, so it was kind of a Jackie Kennedy-inspired style, except made for a little girl. The thing I loved most about it was the colors – chocolate brown and… Read More »

Valentine’s Day Treats

By | February 3, 2016

Our Stamping Hostess Group met again on Saturday and Valentine’s Day was in the air! We made this card and treat holder: The red heart card was made with the new Bloomin’ Love stamp set and coordinating Bloomin’ Heart thinlits dies. We made this project with the Fry Box Bigz L die and the new… Read More »

Glittery Bloomin’ Hearts

By | January 23, 2016

The whole point of a swap is to get different ideas of how to use the new stamps, die cutters and other accessories that are regularly released by Stampin’ Up! I showed you my “Black, White and Red” take on the Bloomin’ Hearts Thinlits Die in my last post, and here are two more examples… Read More »

Color Equation: B & W + Red = Gr8!

By | January 19, 2016

When our sister-in-law Mindy’s thank you card arrived a few days ago, I thought immediately of how much I adore black, white and red together on a card. This is a simple layout, but with the glittery embossing and tiny red heart there’s a lot to love here. This inspired me to to use the… Read More »

Feeling in the Pink

By | January 13, 2016

The new Stampin’ Up! Spring Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure are so full of exciting new stamps and products that I can’t wait to try! And while not everything from my recent swap was red and pink, that was certainly a theme running throughout. This is a darling card made by Denise, our demonstrator’s upline who… Read More »

The Stampers’ Sampler (Part 2)

By | January 6, 2016

As I mentioned in my Dec. 22nd post, Sherry Pakulski and I were happy to have our Heart Locket template cards published in the Winter 2016 issue of The Stampers’ Sampler! (To see our first three cards, click here.) Here are the other two cards that appeared in this magazine: In “Key to Mother’s Heart”… Read More »

Swap Meet! First Cards to Share

By | January 5, 2016

As I mentioned before, our group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators met on Saturday to visit and swap cards. Here are the first couple to share: The first one is an extra card that I made in addition to the “What I Love” swap pictured in my last post. In New England this would be called… Read More »

Mona Lisa and I Have a Secret!

By | December 22, 2015

My sister-in-law Sherry Pakulski called from Vermont last week to let me know that we both had cards included in the new Winter 2016 issue of The Stampers’ Sampler. She mentioned that our cards were just two pages apart, and that we’d have to try again to get “on the same page.” She was referring… Read More »

“Bright Spirits” – Weekly Deals – Tues. Dec. 1st thru Mon. Dec. 7th, 2015

By | December 3, 2015

The Weekly Deals have been announced and once again I’ve challenged myself to make a project with as many sale items as possible! The result is this Making Spirits Bright card: The products on sale through Monday, December 7th are the Happy Heart embossing folder, Gold Glimmer paper and Mint Macaron Classic ink pad, all… Read More »

Weekly Deals – Tuesday, Sept. 29th through Mon. Oct. 5th, 2015

By | September 29, 2015

Here are some of the cards that we made at the Valentine’s Card Class in February. Luckily, you can still get the Happy Heart Embossing Folder, shown on the left, and even better, it’s 25% off this week! Here are all of the Weekly Deals; click on any picture for more information or to order… Read More »

Weekly Deals – Tuesday, August 25th through Monday, August 31st, 2015

By | August 26, 2015

I love the Deals this week! I was actually able to use three of them on this card – the Sweetheart Punch for $12.00 (reg. $16.00,) sparkly Gold Glimmer Paper for $3.75 (reg. $6.00) and the sumptuous Very Vanilla 5/8″ Satin Ribbon for $5.25 (reg. $7.00.) Other products that I used include Very Vanilla and… Read More »