Valentine Feed

3D Kisses Treat Holder

Hi Stampers,

I'm back with a cute little 3D kisses treat holder perfect for all of your Valentines. I have included the template for the Kisses shape for the front and back of the box. I used the sentiment from January 2018 Paper Pumpkin that says Sending Hugs and Kisses to You. I embossed this in white embossing powder and die cut with the heart shape thinlit. I also used the Seaside embossing folder to make the crinkles on the Silver Foil. WARNING: Be very careful as the Silver Foil will tear. Try using  only one of the embossing plates first and go from there as everyone's Big Shot is calibrated differently. I used the sentiments XOXO and LOVE from the kit and stamped in Real Red on vellum. I then dried it with my heat gun. I then waded this piece up to look like the paper from a real Hershey's kiss and attached with a glue dot. I filled the box with red crinkle paper and Hershey's Cherry kisses. WOW!!! Are those ever DELISH!!! (Ask me how I know) lol  The treat holder box is made using a piece of Whisper White cardstock cut at 4-1/4" x 6". Score along the 4-1/4" at 1 inch and 3-1/4". Score on the 6" side at 2-1/4" and 3-3/4". Burnish folds and cut the knotches. I used tear and tape to secure together and to secure to the Kiss template.



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I hope you give this treat holder a try!!!

Thanks for stopping by!!



Heartfelt Love Notes January 2018 Paper Pumpkin

Hi Stampers,

Have you seen the Heartfelt Love Notes January 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit? 




I finally had some time to myself this weekend to just play!!! Boy did that seem good. I was going to put this month's Paper Pumpkin box on the pile of previous ones and decided I am going to start playing instead. Here is one I came up with.  I just LOVE the copper hearts and I played off of those. I die cut a heart from the Bloomin' Hearts thinlit and popped it up with dimensionals to adhere to the heart paper in the kit. I didn't want the beautiful copper foil to go to waste being hidden behind DSP so I made my own faux copper paper. I took a piece of 4 x 5-1/4" Whisper White cardstock and placed the edges all the way around in VersaMark ink. Sprinkle copper embossing powder on it and heat it up with the heat gun. VOILA!!!




I think it turned out just great!!! I hope you give this a try!!

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Sunshine Wishes Leftovers

Hi Stampers,

The other day, I showed you a card that I used one of the new hostess sets-In The City and Sunshine Wishes framelits. When I was cleaning up, I came across the diecut I used for the love sentiment. I thought, well I'll keep that and use it on something. Well, bingo--today's the day!! It worked PERFECT for the new Color Theory DSP. It lined up so good. I also got to use the new glitter enamel dots. I just LOVE them. Voila, card was done. Easy, peasy.




The only stamping was on the inside using Work of Art stamp set.

You can order everything to make this card in my online store

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DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge #218-Sequin Trim Flower


Hi Stampers,

I am FINALLY able to participate in this week's DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge. I made my card up this past weekend so I would be ready for a change. This week's challenge is a product spotlight-ribbon and trims. I know all of you know how to use ribbon on your cards. I challenged myself to come up with a way to use the sequin trim. It seems like I have so much of this left. I used the Balloon Bouquet Punch for the flower petals.  I actually made 2 cards for this challenge. I hope you like them and they inspire you in some way!!!





Stamp Set: You've Got This

Ink: White embossing powder

Paper: Bermuda Bay, Whisper White, Brights DSP

Accessories: Bermuda Bay sequin trim, Iced rhinestones (retired), Tombow glue, SNAIL, paper trimmer, Balloon Bouquet Punch, VersaMark, embossing buddy, heat gun


Here is the second card:

I outlined the diecut "love" with the sequin trim. 





Stamp Set: None

Ink: None

Paper: Blushing Bride, Rose Red

Accessories: White delicate doilies, happy heart embossing folder, Sunshine Wishes thinlits, Blushing Bride sequin trim, tombow glue, paper trimmer



Love Note Framelits Interactive Card

Hi Stampers,

Nothing like making my hubby's card last minute!!! GEESSHH!!! If you pull the "Love Note" up you can write a heartfelt message to the recipient on it. I am very pleased at how this turned out!!



*Assemble top DSP to Real Red Cardstock with SNAIL.

*Die cut one envelope with the Love Notes Framelits. Adhere to the front with SNAIL without folding into envelope.


*With a craft knife you will cut from one scored line to the other horizontally of the envelope, through ALL thicknesses. This is where the "Love Note" will go in.

*Stamp "Love Note" on Whisper White and die cut only the top with the Love Note Framelits. My piece is 3-1/2" long.

*Place "Love Note" in the envelope. Turn over to see where to place the adhesive strips and dimensionals.



*Turn over and place glue dots to adhere the envelope closed.


*Stamp sentiment on bottom of card and inside.






I hope these instructions were easy to follow. 

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Sealed With A Kiss Lipstick Pens

Hi Stampers,

I saw this cute idea on Erica Cerwin's blog and guess what? I happened to have some of these pens in my stash!!!! Imagine that!! LOL I know you can order them from Amazon too.

Aren't these just the cutest? They are made with the Sealed with Love stamp and framelit set.



Here it is outside of the package:


Here are the measurements:

Real Red CS cut at 4-1/2 x 6-1/2.

On the 4-1/2 " side score at 1/2, 1-1/4, 3-1/4, and 4.

On the 6-1/2 " side score at 1-1/2 and 2-1/4.

Whisper White is cut at 2 x 4. Place framelit towards the right side and die cut.

DSP is cut at 3-1/4 x 1-1/4.

Stamp sentiment and lip. Cut out with framelit. I used a retired scalloped heart framelit.

Here is a pic with the score lines:


After cutting away it should look like this:


Fold on the dotted lines and adhere sides to the back of the box. Decorate with DSP and heart on dimensionals.

Place lipstick pen in 2 x 8 baggie from Stampin' Up!


Happy Stamping!!!


UR Hot!!!

Hi Stampers,

If you are looking for a cute last minute Valentine gift look no further!! I did use retired items on this due to time constraints but I am sure you could use something in your stash for these. 


To make these, I googled thermometer and copied off a template. I also have one here for you to print off!!  Download Thermometer

I believe there are 6 on a sheet. Just print off on your cardstock, cut out and color!! How fun!!! I used the retired Little Letter Thinlits for the U R and the labeler alphabet for the word "HOT".  I used the tag punch for time constraints. You could use any punch or framelit for that matter. I just didn't have time to cut out with the Big Shot. I used the thick baker's twine to lace through the tags and around the 1" bags from Stampin' Up! (Also retired) We do have the 2 x 8 inch bags to use. I bought a bag of Brach's sour cherry balls to fill the bags with.

Here they all are -- ready for my Valentines!!



Stamp Set: Labeler Alphabet

Ink: Basic Black

Paper: Whisper White, Real Red

Accessories: Real Red marker, thick white baker's twine, 1" bags (retired), tag punch (retired), Little Letters thinlits (retired), 1/4" circle punch, SNAIL, Brach's sour cherry balls, paper trimmer, Big Shot

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Valentine Talking Lip Pen Holder

Hi Stampers,

Well, I finally jumped on the bandwagon for Valentine's Day. I am still aiming to make some winter or snowmen cards but I decided to start on some Valentine projects. I pulled out some new product and an adorable "find" at the Dollar store. These talking pens are adorable!!! If you push the button they say Ha,Ha, Yeah!, Smooch, and Oh No!!


Aren't they CUTE? Well, I made these cute little holders for them and packaged them up for Valentine's Day. 



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DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge #213-Cupid Paper Piecing



Hi Stampers,

Back with another DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge. This week we have a  home sweet home challenge. I was pretty limited on what to make this week because I waited until last week to place my preorder from the Occasions catalog. Wouldn't you know it will be delivered tomorrow? My Mom used to say a day late and a dollar short. This describes me to a tee. LOL I thought it would be fun to do a cupid paper piecing.





Stamp Set: Bloomin' Love

Ink: Real Red, Blushing Bride, Crushed Curry

Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Blushing Bride, Daffodil Delight, Basic Gray, Dazzling Diamonds, Pop of Pink DSP

Accessories: Butterfly framelits (for wings), 2" circle punch, scissors, black marker, 2-1/2" circle punch, 3/4" circle punch (for hands) Project Life Cards and Labels framelits (for banner and arrow), small heart punch (retired), rhinestone, SNAIL, tear and tape, sponges, dimensionals