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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Desk Top Calendar – Video Tutorial

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Today I have a cute desk top calendar to share – and it will fit in a regular envelope for posting!!! I have used a mixture of products from the new 2023 Jan – April Mini Catalog and the Annual Catalog. I think sometimes I get so caught up in the new goodies that I can overlook the ones already in my stash. So Tea Boutique decorative paper and Dragonfly Garden Stamp Set are from the Annual Catalog and the Petal Park Bundle is from the new mini!

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Quick and Easy Birthday Card Idea

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Twice a year there is an opportunity to get exclusive Stampin’ UP! goodies for FREE, from now until February 28th 2023, there are a range of different stamp sets and decorative papers to choose from depending on how much you spend on your order. Today I have chosen to feature the Favored Flowers Designer Series Paper which has the most gorgeous flowers in shades of peaches and rich purples. Scroll on down for more info on Sale-a-bration! #simplestamping

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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!

Don’t forget we are now in Sale-a-bration, shop with me and choose free stuff! Click here for more info

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