Masculine Valentine?

When making the card in the previous post, I couldn’t decide between circle punches or square punches.  As you know, I chose circle punches for the previous card.  So, then I decided to use up the square punches left over.  This is what I came up with.

Again, I used the stamp sets, Hello Again and Occasions for All.  And again, I used textured cardstock for the Basic Black and Real Red.  I did add a dash of Pink Passion under the scallop squares.  It just peeks through, which I love!  And I love the Clips Assortment, added at the top with a touch of black gingham ribbon and Real Red grosgrain ribbon.  Time to buy more Clips Assortment for me, I’ve used them all up.

I thought this would make a great card for my hubby, but now he’s seen it, so I might have to make him a different one!

Thanks for looking 🙂

Card in a Box Valentine

Last week, Jo had her team’s usual holiday get together at her house.  All we had to do was bring along a “card in a box” and a part of the yummy lunch we enjoyed.  So this was my “card in a box”.  We made 6 cards each on the day (not including our own) and had 7 kids running around and playing, so nicely together, around us.  It was a lovely day!

For this card I used the stamp set Hello Again, available in the Summer Mini, and also the Hostess Level 2 stamp set, Occasions for All.  The colours are, naturally, white, black and red!  And although you can’t see it in the picture, the white and black card stock is textured.

Thanks for looking 🙂

Valentine’s Day next weekend!


This is the card I’ve made for my husband for Valentine’s Day. I was entirely inspired by Dawn’s card here. Thank you, Dawn! I hope Dawn’s card may inspire you the way it inspired me 🙂

I love the way Polka Dot Punches embosses … the heart just looks elegant. The silver was a perfect colour for a masculine card … and I teamed it up with the Going Grey Textured cardstock (not having enough Silver) and the Basic Grey Taffeta ribbon. And ever since I earned the First Level Hostess stamp set, Party Punch, I have wanted to use the “Be Mine” stamp with the Round Tab punch … and I remembered to use it! I’m really amazed I remembered! It’s so easy to forget you have a particular stamp, isn’t it?!

Have a great day and thanks for looking 🙂