Country Bouquet Valentine Fun Fold Card Idea

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I can hardly believe we are in the last full week of January….. already! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so it is time to rustle up some cards to share with friends and loved ones.

My fold today, is one I call a Lazy Z fold – basically because the front of the card is folded back on itself giving a lopsided Z shape, but lop-sided does not sound as good a lazy – so hence its name 🙂

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop Showcase ~ January

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Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop.  We are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity!

You will have either arrived from Karen’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . We do not have a theme, but each of the talented artisans showcase what they are working on at this time each month. There will be techniques, fancy folds, 3D, new products and ideas – a veritable treasure chest for you to draw on every month.

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Super Dramatic Valentine Card Idea

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When I think of valentine cards I tend to think of reds and pinks – to break out of that box I changed out the pink for black in today’s card and it did make a dramatic card, which I think would make a really good card for the fellas in our lives!

I used the Country Bouquet Stamp Set with the coordinating Country Bouquet Punch along with the ovals from the Framed Florets Dies. Don’t forget we are now in Sale-a-bration, check out the details here

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Heat Embossing ~ Nature’s Prints meets Art Gallery Thank you Card

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Today I have paired 2 stamp sets with one of new decorative paper packs from the 2023 Jan – April Mini Catalog. Heat Embossing is one of my favorite techniques and using it on decorative paper is something I had not done before, I created my card during a Facebook live recently and I am sharing that video with you in this post……….. Enjoy!

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Elegant Boughs of Holly Christmas Card Idea

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my lovely followers.

Every year I design around 12 – 14 different Christmas Cards for my card classes, stamp camps and card buffets. One of the most important designs is the one I make for my lovely ladies who attend my card events throughout the year and those who choose me to shop for their Stampin’ UP! goodies. I appreciate you all so much, I get inspiration from each of you, loving the feedback and seeing the delight in your eyes each time you join me for some ‘inky fun’.

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Quick and Simple Gate Fold Christmas Card

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Its getting close to crunch time to get cards in the post – I just posted our international ones yesterday – the post has not been very reliable of late so I hope they get there on time!

If you are just getting to making your cards I have a very quick card for you today with a simple fun fold that is sure to impress friends and family, read on……………………….. 🙂

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