Category Archives: Valentine’s Day

A Bushel and A Peck

February 1, 2017

Valentine’s Day is approaching faster than I care to think about. My kiddos already have their valentine’s for their classmates planned, but weren’t sure what to do for their teachers. I found the Thanks a Bushel stamp set and was inspired.

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All three cards together

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Details

Size:  Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details: I started by stamping and water coloring the apple baskets. I used Distress Inks as water colors for these images. Once the ink was dry, I fussy cut them out.

I die cut three cross stitched rectangles from water color paper. I used two shades of red Distress Ink to ink smoosh the backgrounds. I added some splatter with Black Soot Distress Ink for interest.

Once the backgrounds were dry, I stamped the small heart in red ink for added interest. Then, I added the sentiments in Versa Fine ink.

I made three card bases from gray card stock. Using a grey ink, I repeatedly stamped a sentiment on each card base. I changed the orientation on each card base just because I could.

I adhered the inked panels to the card bases and the cards were complete.

Challenges Entered:

LOVE! February Challenge Hearts and & Flowers

https://www.flickr.com/groups/2158384@N23/discuss/72157679741604126/

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: The Color of Love

Simon Says: The Color Of Love

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Thanks a Bushel and A Good Apple

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Large Cross Stitched Rectangle Stackables

Ink: Versa Mark

Simon Says Stamp Smoke Ink

Memento Dew Drop Ink in Lady Bug

Distress Inks in Black Soot, Candied Apple, Fired Brick, Hickory Smoke, Mowed Lawn, and Ripe Persimmon

 

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Valentine’s Cards with Robot Stickers

February 14, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

My kiddos got some Valentine themed robot stickers from their grandmother. Because they are my children, they wanted to make cards with the stickers. They gave these cards to their father for Valentine’s Day.

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This is my daughter’s.

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This is my son’s.

Details

Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  We ink blended some backgrounds first. We added some stickers and fussy cut stamped images to complete the cards.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Sunny Skies, Into the Woods, Summertime Charm, Milk and Cookies, and Love You A Latte

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School Valentine #2

February 7, 2016

Valentine’s Day parties at school are in a few days. My kiddos wanted to give their classmates hand stamped valentines. This is my daughter’s. She gave her classmates heart shaped glasses.

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Details

Extra Details: My daughter colored all the images with her Crayola markers.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Science of Love

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School Valentine #1

February 7, 2016

Valentine’s Day parties at school are in a few days. My kiddos wanted to give their classmates hand stamped valentines. This is my son’s.

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Details

Extra Details: I colored this apple in with Crayola markers. My son and I split the coloring because his class is so large.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s My Silly Valentine

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Spinning Pizza Valentine’s Card

February 6, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

I made a few fun interactive Valentine’s cards this year. This card features a pizza that spins.

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Details

Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I stamped the pizza on a small scrap of card stock and colored it in. I stamped the light grey layer next. I adhered the light grey layer to a darker grey card base. I attached the pizza to a brass tack, and then inserted the brass tack into the card from. I layered some twine between the brass tack and the card base. Everything was colored with Crayola markers.

I was hoping that I could wined the twine around the base of the pizza and make it spin when the twine was pulled, sort of like a yoyo. That did not work. So I cut the twine shorter and just used it to help pull the pizza around.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Pizza My Heart, Beep Boop Birthday, and Riley’s ABCs

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Pizza My Heart

Paper: Simon Says Stamp Slate and Fog

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