In my last post I showed some creative ways to use a “non-Valentine” stamp for Valentine’s cards. Here’s another example. As you can see, this cupcake stamp from Stampin’ Up! was intended as an easy, fill-in-the-blank card stamp for young children. My favorite thing to do with this stamp is to use the image as […]
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It’s true! Even stamps that have nothing to do with Valentine’s can usually be altered in some way to be used on a Valentine card. Here’s an example… This little girl gathering shells at the beach (#50031 “Collecting Shells” by Stamps Happen, Inc.) doesn’t look like a Valentine’s stamp but you […]
This tag came on an ornament I received. I always notice the tags on retail items since I love to collect all different sorts of shapes to use as templates. I loved the shape of this tag and I’ve never seen a paper punch this shape, so I tucked it away in my […]
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to use your tiniest stamps. This card is only 1 inch square~easy to slip in someone’s pocket or purse as a surprise. For envelopes try Etsy search: “Tiny Glassine Envelopes” I used my smallest heart punch to adhere a heart to the back flap.
I found some perfect silhouette’s for making Valentine’s cards! Victoria magazine has several templates on their site right now that you can download and print to make “Cameo Valentines”. They inspired me to make some more… I love this glitter paper! It makes any paper project look so pretty!
What can you do with a decorative laminate sample card from your local home improvement store? Make a Valentine!! I’ve seen a lot of silhouettes lately: pretty profiles of elegant ladies set onto all different types of paper projects. I set out to alter this laminate sample into a lovely silhouette Valentine. It’s […]