love you

Hello, crafty peeps! Happy Thursday and happy first day of February, the month of love! A new challenge over at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog is underway this morning and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project for LTSCB #106 – I Love You! We’re being sponsored this month by STAMPlorations so be sure to link up with us for a chance to win a $15 gift certificate! AND all challenge participants have the opportunity to save 15% on their STAMPlorations order by using the discount code LOVETOSCRAP15 — how awesome is that?!

I chose the Funny Kinda Love – Big Grins stamp set and CUTplorations Clustered Hearts die to create a valentine for my hubby. I absolutely LOVE this stamp set – the sentiments are funny and really hit ‘close to home’ as I find myself dealing with early stages of senility.


Ed has a great sense of humor and will love this! I created an inlaid die cut on the panel above the stamped and colored image and layered the panel on foam. I wanted some valentine-y love kind of stuff on the card but not overdone, so I used red dotted paper and added a few white flat-back pearls and a doily.


I decorated the inside panel with a leftover strip of the dotted paper used on the front. I stamped a simple sentiment and a heart on the panel and layered it on red cardstock.


One final look… I love how this turned out!


Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Real Red cardstock, Stampin’ Up Sending Love DSP
Stamps: STAMPlorations Funny Kinda Love – Big Grins stamp set
Ink: DR2, FS2, FS3, FS8, TB1, TB2, TN5, TN6, GB1, GB4; Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Ranger Festive Berries distress ink
Dies/Punches: CUTplorations Clustered Hearts die
Accessories:  Darice Foamies white foam, Bo Bunny Doily

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will link up with us this month – we can’t wait to see your LOVE-themed projects! Remember, all of our challenge participants have the opportunity to receive a 15% discount on their STAMPlorations order by using the discount code LOVETOSCRAP15 — you’ll absolutely love ALL the fun stamps and dies at STAMPlorations! I can honestly vouch for the superior quality and deeply etched stamps! I LOVE them! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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