Love Letters …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I hope you had an awesome weekend!  I must say… “mine was great!”  I got to spend time in my stampin’ studio creating and then I had a chance to watch some amazing athletes on Sunday.  I was so excited to see that “Sugar Todd” … hometown: Milwaukee, WI skated (speed) her way into the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi!  I will definitely be cheering her on this January along with all the USA athletes.

And if that wasn’t enough, our beloved Green Bay Packers made it to the Play-Offs… beating the Bears no less!


Woooo Hooo … it was a great day!

Now I’d like to show you what I was doing in my Stampin’ Studio.  I decided I was going to use items that I bought from the Holiday Catalog, and then did not use!  So here is what I came up with ….


One of the items I picked was the “Pretty Presents Designer Tags” … normally used for Christmas (missed the boat on that one) so I decided to create a Valentines Card.

The tag is the focal point of the card, and if you look closely you will see that the tip of the tag is centered in hearts (like a bulls-eye for Cupid).

The hearts were created by layering the Framelits (Hearts Collection) onto my Real Red cardstock base … I used all but one of the hearts on this card.

I did trim off some of the tag, so it would fit nicer on the card with the hearts.


To add a little texture, I used the “Pretty Print Textured Impressions Folder” also from the Holiday Catalog (ends Jan 3rd) on my red cardstock after cutting the hearts out.  It was the script on this folder that made me think of “love letters”… and who doesn’t love to get a love letter, or a pretty card!

The only sentiment or greeting I used is the “XOXO” from the “Circle Card Thinlits“.  You can view all the neat dies that come in this package by clicking on the link.  This is one of the “flip card dies”.

So … not bad for trying to use up some of my Holiday catalog items, right?!  Let me know what you think of my tag idea (all comments will be put into a random drawing for a chance to win the Pretty Presents Designer Tags).


Now, I bet you are wondering what I did with that other heart … aren’t you.  Well, stop back tomorrow and I will show you what a cute little card I made with the left-over heart!

Thanks so much for stopping by, looking forward to reading your comments!

Have an awesome week!  The New Year is creeping up on us!

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Here is a list of supplies used for today’s card …






 Pretty Presents Designer Tags



 Pretty Print Textured Impressions Folder



 Hearts Collection Framelits



 Circle Card Thinlits



 Silver Glimmer Paper

Clicking on the item number will link you to my on-line store.