Monday, January 24, 2011

Mini Card: Be My Valentine

Life has been crazy the last couple weeks -- I injured my back and it slowed me down significantly.  I'm finally starting to feel better, so I'm able to get back into my craft room!!  Welcome to all my new (& old) virtual followers -- I'm happy to meet you and follow your fun crafting adventures!!  Now on with the crafty stuff.... :)

I have to tell you, I love this stamp!  So pretty and simple.  It's a great deal at only $8.95 -- perfect for mass producing valentine's cards for kids, neighbors, family or friends!  Here's a small 3x3" card I made using the stamp.  Hope my husband is ready for all the love cards he's going to be getting next month! :)

Be My Valentine Mini in Rose Red

I stamped the heart twice -- once in each ink color -- and cut out my black banner with "Be My Valentine" and attached it to my Rose Red image using Stampin' Dimensionals.  I love my Dimensionals and use them all the time!! Happy Monday!! :)

Supplies for this project:
Cardstock:  Whisper White (#100730); Rose Red (#102544) 
Ink:  Rose Red Classic Stampin' Pad (#101778); Basic Black Classic Stampin' Pad (#101179)
Stamps: Be My Valentine Single Stamp (#122045 in wood only; in the Occassions Mini Catalog)
Other:   Basic Rhinestone Jewels (#119246); Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430); sewing machine and black thread


  1. So glad you are starting to feel better, No fun when your back is giving you problems. I love your Valentine! My son and I spent our weekend making lil Valentine's for his classroom. Such fun. Hugz n blessings.

  2. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh I didn't know you hurt your back! :( I hope you feel better soon! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee that card! LOVING that heart and the stitching! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  3. Hi Amanda=) Thanks for the following on my blog.. I am pretty new to the blogging world so my site is nothing fancy;) but I guess I like to keep it simple as not to confuse myself too much! I am now your devoted stampin follower as well=) Hope to share some great ideas with you=) it's such a cool thing to be SU friends with someone on the complete opposite side of the US!!lol Take care!!

  4. I really love the stitching that you did Amanda. I still can't figure out how to sew on my layouts with my machine. I'm so doing something wrong! I think your card is darling!

  5. What a cute card, following from Stampin' Connection! I'm Chio,




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