Sunday, January 13, 2013

Spring Preview Starts TODAY!!

Good Morning, Stampers!

It is time for the Spring Preview over at Create with Connie and Mary today! You are going to just LOVE having over 30 incredible Spring projects with color step-by-step instructions all in one place!

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My project for today features the little Happy Valentine Single Stamp and the My Little Valentine stamp set: This fun little project makes a perfect Valentine treat!

The sentiment on the little tag says "XOXO" (Hugs and Kisses)

The inside has a little candy "HUG and "KISS"!  Yes, CLEVER, I KNOW! lol!!


1. Begin by cutting your Melon Mambo cardstock to 1 3/4" x 5".
2. Score along the 5" side at 3/4", 2", 3" and 4 1/4".
3. Emboss the little hearts with the decorative designs border embossing folder between the 3/4" and 2" score lines.
4. Punch the ends using the Fancy Flower Punch. Insert into the punch from the top. Line up the cardstock to the first score line.

5. Insert the candies using sticky strip.
6. Adhere closed using sticky strip.
7. Stamp the heart in Melon Mambo ink onto Very Vanilla cardstock.  (punch/cut).
8. Adhere to a Very Vanilla Scalloped Heart of Hearts using Stampin' Dimensionals.
9. Adhere to the top of the flap using Stampin' Dimensionals.
10. Stamp the little XOXO stamp from the My Little Valentine stamp set using Melon Mambo ink onto Very Vanilla cardstock. Cut and adhere to the front using Stampin' Dimensionals.
11. Tie a Real Red bow- adhere with a glue dot.
12. Add some Cherry Cobble Dazzling Details to the heart if desired. Allow to dry..

Stamps: Happy Valentine's Day Heart, My Little Valentine
Paper: Melon Mambo, Very Vanilla
Ink: Melon Mambo
Accessories: Dazzling Details, Decorative Designs embossing folder, sticky strip, Heart of Hearts embosslit, Fancy Flower punch

Happy Stampin'!


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Tanja Fussell said...

So cute! Wish I'd come across this last week! Love it!

Tanja Fussell said...

So cute! Wish I'd come across this last week! Love it!