For You Valentine

More hearts and bling! It’s easy to get lost in pinks and reds for Valentine’s cards. I was going for not only a patriotic card, but also something a little less girly. Mission accomplished!

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Card Base: Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2 h” x 5 1/2″ w folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w.
Background (2): Night of Navy Cardstock and Berry Blessings DSP 5″ h x 3 3/4″ w
Scalloped Rectangle:
Basic White trimmed to 4″ h x 3″ with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies
Sentiment Layer: Basic White Cardstock 1/2″ h x 1 1/4″ w
Inside Layer: Basic White Cardstock 5 1/4″h x 4″w

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Attach the two Background pieces using Stampin’ Seal.
  4. In Poppy Parade ink, stamp the small Hearts on the Scalloped Rectangle.
  5. Attach Adhesive Sheets to Night of Navy Cardstock and die cut Valentines from the Word Wishes Dies. Use Paper Snips to cut off the S.
  6. Attach Valentine to the Scalloped Rectangle and then attach Scalloped Rectangle to the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  7. Stamp the Lacy Heart in Poppy Parade ink and Punch with the Scalloped Heart Punch. Attach with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Stamp For You on the Sentiment Layer with Night of Navy Ink. Use the Label Me Fancy Punch to add a hole.
  9. String a piece of Baker’s Twine through the Sentiment and add a Heart Charm. Attach the Sentiment to the Heart with a bit of Stampin’ Seal on the corner and attach the Baker’s Twine with a Mini Glue Dot.
  10. Tie a double string bow from Baker’s Twine and attach over the Glue Dot from the Sentiment twine.
  11. Sprinkle on some Clear Epoxy Droplets.
  12. Decorate the Inside Layer and attach.
  13. Decorate the envelope.
  14. That’s it! Now put it in the mail to someone special.

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Sending Love Your Way

Except for a few Resin Dots, this adorable card is just stamps, ink and paper. I love the color combo and the random stamped background. Quick and easy.

Full list of supplies needed, listed below.
Card Base: Calypso Cardstock 4 1/4 h” x 11″ w folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″w.
Background: Blushing Bride 5″ h x 3 3/4″ w.
Decorative Love Layer: 
Whisper White Cardstock scrap.
Sentiment: Mint Macaron Cardstock scrap.
Inside Layer: Basic White Cardstock 4″ h x 5 1/4″ w.

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Stamp the floral image repeatedly in Calypso Coral ink on the Background Layer.
  4. Stamp the “Love” image in Calypso Coral ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White Cardstock and then punch it out using the Rectangular Postage Stamp Punch.
  5. Adhere the Decorative Love Layer to the Background using Stampin’ Seal.
  6. Stamp the sentiment in Basic Gray ink on a scrap of Mint Macaron Cardstock. Trim to desired size.
  7. Adhere the sentiment to the Background using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Add Resin Dots.
  9. Decorate the Inside Layer and attach.
  10. Decorate the envelope.
  11. Quick, easy and SO CUTE! Now send it to someone special.

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Just a Note

The Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch is just so cute! Combined here with the Posted for You Stamp Set, all you need is a few Stampin’ Blend Markers and you’re well on your way to making this pretty #simplestamping card that uses only stamps, ink and paper.

Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Card Base: Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2 h” x 5 1/2″ w folded to 5 1/2″ h x 4 1/4″ w.
Background: Sahara Sand Cardstock 5″ h x 4″ w
Postage Stamps: Basic White Thick Cardstock scrap
Sentiment Layer: 
Basic Black Cardstock scrap
Inside Layer: Basic White Carstock 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Run the Background through the Old World Paper Embossing Folder and attach using Stampin’ Seal+.
  4. Use Memento Ink to stamp 3 Bird and 3 Flower images on Basic White Thick scrap cardstock and then color with Stampin’ Blends before punching out with the Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch.
  5. Attach the Postage Stamps using Stampin’ Seal+.
  6. Stamp the Sentiment on the Basic Black scrap cardstock with Versamark ink. Heat emboss with White Embossing Powder and punch with the Classic Label Punch.
  7. Attach the Sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Decorate the Inside Layer and attach.
  9. Decorate the envelope.
  10. Very Pretty! Who will you send it to?

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