Saturday, January 12, 2013

"Happy Valentine's" Day!

If you are looking for my projects for our January Calendar Girls Blog Hop, please click here.

Welcome to our January Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We are starting a new year of blog hops for you all featuring Close to My Heart's Stamp of the Month.

This month Close to My Heart is offering a stamp set called "Happy Valentine's" throughout the month of January.  This versatile set can be purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent Consultant for only $5 with a qualifying purchase of $50.  (That’s a $17.95 value!)

This set is just so pretty and has 4 different sentiments included!

Happy Valentine's Day

In this hop, you will see projects featuring this beautiful stamp set from many talented crafty ladies!  Enjoy  our blog hop!  

I decided to make a Valentine's day card for my hubby using this stamp set:

This is an A2 size card measuring 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".  I used White Daisy cardstock for the card base.  I then cut some Ruby cardstock for the second layer at 4" x 5 1/4".  The next layer is White Daisy cardstock cut at 3 3/4" x 5".  Finally, the matte underneath the roses is cut from Ruby cardstock at 3 1/2" x 3 1/2".  I didn't like the way the Ruby cardstock looked so I decided to random stamp the rose image on the cardstock using Ruby ink to give it some dimension.

I stamped the rose image from our Happy Valentine's Day stamp set using Ruby ink and then hand cut the shape before popping it up using 3D Foam Tape.  To make the Silver Shimmer Trim tape red, I took our Ruby marker and colored it - I really wanted the card to stay monochromatic.  The sentiment "Happy Valentine's Day" also come from this stamp set. 

Happy Valentine's Day Stamp Set (S1301)
White Daisy cardstock (1385)
Ruby cardstock (X5927)
Ruby Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2170)
Silver Shimmer Trim (Z1799)
Ruby Exclusive Inks Marker Set (Z2429)
3D F3D Foam Tape (Z1151)
Your next stop on our Valentine's hop is Darla of Caution: Stamping is Contagious

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:

  1. Lucy ~ Love 2 Create 
  2. Darla ~ Caution: Stamping is Contagious 
  3. Jennifer ~ 4 Hearts Scrapbooking 
  4. Priscilla ~ Priscilla's Paperie 
  5. Theodora ~ Celebrate Crafts
  6. Stephanie ~ The Quilted Scrapper 
  7. Cat ~ CatScrapbooking 
  8. Donna ~ Diary of a Scrapbook Addict
  9. Michelle ~ My Creations with Michelle

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you.

Have a wonderfully crafty day!



  1. What an awesome elegant card! Love it.

  2. Hi Lucy, I love this stamp set. I have seen it online. It is gorgeous! I love your card. It is beautiful! I love the ruby red you used. This is a great card for your husband. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  3. Wow that is a gorgeous card! I really love what you did with that stamp set

  4. Wonderful job of cutting out the flowers!It really makes them stand out.

  5. Stunning stamps, stunning card. Thanks for sharing


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