Monday, January 9, 2017

Sending Love ~ Sweet Valentines


I wanted to share with you today some simple valentine cards that are quick and easy to make, yet make a bold statement simply by the Designer Series Paper.  I think I achieved that!  These three cards are all made with the Sending Love DSP Stack, a 6" x 6" pack of Real Red and White Valentine designs.  You get 48 sheets of cute double-sided prints for only $10.




I also decided to make these cards square, 4 1/4" X 4 1/4" so they will still fit in the regular medium envelope. I used Thick Whisper White for the base of this first card, 2 of the DSP prints, and some 5/8" Organza Ribbon.  Here is the inside ~








On this second card I used Real Red for the base, made two 1 1/2" banners from the DSP, and added 2 circles that I cropped using Layering Circles Framelits.  The cute stamps on all cards are part of the Sealed With Love Photopolymer Stamp Set, and I stamped "hugs and kisses" with Versamark Ink for a tone-on-tone effect.







On this last card, I made a patchwork look, using 1" squares with a variety of the DSP patterns glued on Whisper White, then glued to a Real Red base. More Layering Circles Framelits (those stitched shapes framelit will be offered again at some time - I will let you know when that happens!) I punched the center heart right out of the DSP Sheet.  That arrow?  Part of the Sealed With Love Bundle!

The dotted outline stamp is from Perfectly Wrapped.





Sealed With Love Bundle ~ #144705

If you would like to purchase any of the products that I have used on these valentines, just click on the product pictures below.  It will take you directly to my online store.  With all the nasty weather everywhere, isn't it great that we can shop at home on our computers?! Love that convenience!

With a $50 purchase, you get to choose a free item from the Sale-A-Bration brochure! You will find the pdf of the brochure on my sidebar.  I am offering another freebie for shopping with me and making a $50 purchase online ~ a new roll of 1/8" Emerald Envy Taffeta Ribbon.  

Want even MORE FREE products?  By purchasing the Stampin' Up! Ultimate Bundle during Sale-A-Bration (Jan. 4 - Mar 31) you get to choose any two stamp sets free, in addition to getting $125 worth of products for $99.  I would love to help you get this amazing bundle!  For more information, contact me at karenshallam@gmail.com.

Wednesday is the January Pals Blog Hop!  Come back, bring your cup of coffee, and hop through all of the blogs.  We will be featuring projects "From the Heart." Can't wait!  See you then!

Karen


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