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My hobby is still paper-crafting. But for now, the majority of my blog will be to chronicle my war with my fat body until it is no longer fat & unhealthy.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Valentine's Day Card Inspiration?

Okay, so I've been doing some C.A.S.E.ing lately & I have seen several cards that I thought would be fun to make. So...here's my version of those cards with a Valentine's twist to them. Hope this will inspire you to go make some cards this week!

This card was made for Freshly Made Sketches, Challenge 71.
FMS71 

This card was created as a result of a conversation with a co-worker who has a child that was born on Valentine's Day. She mentioned that it's very difficult to find a card that has BOTH Birthday & Valentine's Day in the same card. I found out what kind of things her daughter likes & well, here you go!

Love in a Jar. Several of the stamps used are retired, but you know what? They still stamp just fine.

Another take on the Zebra card. This one is strictly Valentine's Day, the inside sentiment defines it as such (take my word for it, okay?)

One of my favorite cards. It turned out SOooo cute! Really like it.

My 2nd most favorite. I love that it's quite simple & yet also kind of a "Wow" card.

Can I have 3 favorites? I really love how this one turned out too. Simple, yet elegant thanks to the embossing folder used on the lower half. I'd be happy to get this (hint, hint Hubby!)

Saturday, February 2, 2013

NEW ~ February's release for Best of 25 Years

Best of love stampin up stampinup pretty
Best of Love set of 6 stamps #132987
CM $14.95

For our 25-year anniversary, we’re bringing back some of our favorite stamp images from the last quarter century and combining them into 12 sets, which will release—one set per month—during 2013. Even better, along with some great classic images, each “Best of” set will also include a never-before-seen image!

Note: Clear-Mount Blocks B, C, and D needed for this set (sold separately.)


Best Of Love Stamp Set
(Psst! Hang on to your 25-year proof of purchase sticker, and adhere it to your Stampin’ Up!® collectors card, which is included with each stamp set. For every six Best Of sets you buy, you can send in your collectors card for a FREE set of your choice valued up to $14.95! Must be redeemed by April 30, 2014.
Once released, all of the Best Of sets available until March 31, 2014 BEST OF...25 YEARS!)

NEW - Sent with Love Special Offer!


Stampin' Up! just announced a brand new offer…February 1 – April 30th with a DARLING stamp set and travel themed designer paper or a Digital Kit!  Wouldn't this be perfect for a travel journal or a scrapbook for memories of a trip?  Or…even a cute card for someone that is traveling to wish them "safe travels". 

Just look what you could make!

Click here to order.










Sent With Love Designer Series Paper (DSP)









8 Pc. Sent With Love stamp set

Receive a 20% discount when you order as a bundle. Note that the bundle
also includes some Calypso Coral Baker's Twine. Whoo-hoo!