June 11, 2008

Love Notes

This month's promotion consists of some really cute products for a great price, so today I wanted to use one of them, Love Notes. Love Notes are these cute little square cards and envelopes - they are so much fun to create with! I used a colour challenge combo for this one - Regal Rose, Real Red and So Saffron. Stay tuned for more info on the promo at the bottom of this post. For now, here's how this came together!
  • Stamp the hugs and kisses image from the Sealed with a Kiss stamp set onto Whisper White using Basic Gray ink.
  • Cut out using the 1 3/8" Circle Punch. Colour with Real Red, So Saffron and Regal Rose markers.
  • Layer onto a Real Red scalloped circle (I love this punch!) and dot the scallops with the White Gel pen.
  • Colour "Love you" using markers and stamp on Whisper White. Punch out with the Word Window punch.
  • Punch two Regal Rose Word Windows. Layer behind the Whisper White sentiment.
  • I used a scrap of So Saffron prints paper from last month's promotion as my background. The Polka Dot background stamp would look really cool too.
  • Tie scraps of ribbon around the background layer before attaching to the Whisper White love note. I had both these pieces in my scrap bag, the knot was even tied for me already!
  • Punch two 1/16" holes with the handheld punch on Whisper White. Punch around these with the 1/4" circle punch and add two So Saffron brads through the holes. I love the way this helps the brads "pop" from the background!
  • Layer everything together and adhere using Dimensionals for height and added interest.
  • Stamp "Sending Love" on the envelope front, colouring each element with markers.
  • For the inside of the card, I added a layer of background paper, then coloured the "Love" image with markers, cut it out and attached with a dimensional.
  • Roughly trace around the envelope flap onto the patterned paper, then cut out with scissors within that line. I just eyeball this, it usually turns out pretty good. Adhere with SNAIL. You’re done!

It’s so much fun making these note cards, you can use up all those scraps of card stock you’ll have laying around if you’re anything like me!

eScape with Stampin’ Up! During June, you can eScape with Stampin’ Up by purchasing the special bundle of products. The bundle consists of the Circle of Friendship stamp set, the 1 ¼” Circle Punch and a pack of Love Notes and Envelopes – 10 each in Whisper White and Very Vanilla. Separately these products would cost a total of $92.15 – but this month only, the bundle has 25% off – get all three products for just $69.11! (plus postage) If you’re in New Zealand and would like to purchase the bundle and make some adorable cards for yourself, please email me at sarah.eternal@yahoo.com Please see the link at the right hand side of this post for more information!

Happy Stampin’

Stampin Supplies:
Sealed with a Kiss stamp set.
Love Note – Whisper White.
Regal Rose, Whisper White & Real Red Card. So Saffron Prints paper.
Basic Gray ink.
Stampin’ Write Markers.
Word Window, 1 3/8” Circle, 1/16” Handheld, ¼” Circle & Scalloped Circle punches.
So Saffron brads.
Real Red and Regal Rose Grosgrain ribbon.
Stampin’ Dimensionals.
SNAIL adhesive.
All supplies available from Stampin’ Up!


  1. Saw your cute card over at SCS and thought I would check out your blog. Love the envelope you made to match, cute :)


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