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Valentine’s Day

You Make My Heart Happy

I had a great day today. Every two years my school puts on a Young Women’s Conference, with powerful and ground-breaking women from all fields speaking to middle and high school girls. This year my daughter was finally old enough to attend. And it truly made my heart happy to listen to these messages of empowerment with … Continue reading »

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Know What I Love?

I’m going to be offering a Valentine card making class for my faculty next week, so I wanted to come up with something simple yet elegant. (The Bear Hugs set has the cute cards covered!) This week’s colors from Pals Paper Arts were perfect. (Ack! I just realized that I used Blushing Bride instead of … Continue reading »

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From My Heart

There are so many fun and bright Designer Series Papers in Stampin’ Up’s new Occasions Catalog! It’s My Party is my favorite, but  Have a Cuppa is bright and fun as well. I really let it do the work on this clean and simple Valentine. Stamps: Groovy Love Ink: Melon Mambo Paper: Melon Mambo, Bermuda … Continue reading »

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Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop! We are excited to be featuring some fun stamp sets from the new Occasions Catalog. You may have arrived here from Sara Mattson-Blume’s Blog where she featured Going Global or perhaps Betty Traciak’s Blog (if you are going backwards), or you may be starting here. In any case, all of the blogs link together … Continue reading »

Categories: Baby, Cards, Father's Day, Valentine's Day | 16 Comments

Bear Hugs Valentine Set for Craft Project Central (My Project!)

Yay!!  It’s my day to have my project up on Craft Project Central for this month! I am so excited to show it to you! This super cute Bear Hugs set is perfect for the baby bear in your life! Featuring a pop-up card, treat bag, and banner, it is a great way to show your love on … Continue reading »

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Octopus Loves You

I played along with the super fun and bright color challenge at The Paper Players this morning! I used the adorable octopus from the Sea Street stamp. He’s all ready to deliver eight hearts for Valentine’s Day. Stamps: Sea Street, Words of Truth Ink: Melon Mambo, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise  Paper: Melon Mambo, Real Red, Whisper White, … Continue reading »

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Valentine Polar Bear

Ever since I got the Bear Hugs set, I’ve been thinking about using it to make a Polar Bear. I asked for some advice over at Splitcoast Stampers, and decided to try it by embossing on Shimmery White Cardstock, with a big thanks to Cathy W. My White Embossing Powder happens to have some Irridescent … Continue reading »

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Hogs & Kisses

With Valentine’s Day coming up next month it is important to remember that the Barnyard Babies Stamp Set has that cute little pig with the “Hogs & Kisses” sentiment! (Note: I wasn’t pleased with how this card originally came out, and I re-did it. You can see the first version at the bottom of the post.) … Continue reading »

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You Warm My Heart

So, have you started making your list from the Occasions catalog? Remember, you get to choose one free Sale-a-Bration item for every $50 you spend. Make it $150 and you get 3 SAB items and Stampin’ Rewards! What could be bad? My card today uses the gorgeous new Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack. This … Continue reading »

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New Bear Hugs Stamp Set

The new Occasions catalog starts tomorrow, and my favorite set in it is Bear Hugs. It has two super cute bears, accessories, and great sayings. Even better, it has matching framelits!! I used it for my Craft Project Central Project this month, and I will be featuring it for the next Stampin’ Addicts blog hop … Continue reading »

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