Stampin’ Up! Sure Do Love Heart Happiness for the Stamp Ink Paper #137

Happy Tuesday, folks – and welcome to another edition of the Stamp Ink Paper challenge!

We had a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge this week – one of my favorites!  In honor of Valentine’s Day (it’s tomorrow, in case you’ve lost track!) I used the Heart Happiness stamp set and the Sure Do Love You bundle.  On top of some of my fave DSP – the Wood Textures DSP.  Take a look-see:

In case you want to play along – and why wouldn’t you?!? – here’s the Stamp Ink Paper #137 Tic-Tac-Toe board.  I went right down the middle column – what will you create!? 🙂

But – I also needed a little help with the layout – so I turned to the Sugar Peas Designs Mix It Up Challenge.

I started by Fast Fusing a piece of the Wood Textures DSP to a Peekaboo Peach mat for the card front.  Around that, I wrapped a length of Very Vanilla 1/2″ Lace Trim, securing it in the back with a little Fast Fuse.

I cut a Peekaboo Peach heart with the Sweet & Sassy Framelits, embossed it in the Pinewood Planks Dynamic TIEF, then adhered it to the panel with Liquid Glue.  

I stamped the pretty, flower-filled heart from the Heart Happiness stamp set in Early Espresso on a piece of Very Vanilla card stock.  Then I used my Blender Pens to color the image.  I picked up ink from the lids of my Peekaboo Peach, Powder Pink, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist and Emerald Envy ink pads.  Then I cut it with a die from the Sweet & Sassy Framelits and adhered it over the first heart with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from Sure Do Love You in Peekaboo Peach on Very Vanilla and cut it with its die from the Lots to Love Box Framelits.  I popped it over the hearts with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To finish off the card front, I created a faux bow with a length of the Lace Trim and added a few Pearl Basic Jewels.

On the inside, I stamped the solid heart image from the Sure Do Love You stamp set in stamped-off-once Peekaboo Peach to the middle of a Very Vanilla panel.  I added a couple of flower images from Heart Happiness in Early Espresso and colored them with my Blender Pens and Powder Pink, Lemon Lime Twist and Emerald Envy ink.

I Fast Fuse’d the panel to a Peekaboo Peach mat and into my Thick Very Vanilla card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a couple more flower images from Heart Happiness on the front…

…and a little more Wood Textures DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Love that flower-dy Heart Happiness image, don’t you?  And the Sure Do Love You bundle – with the Lots to Love Box Framelits – is simply perfect for Valentine’s Day.  Hope you like!

Come on over and play in our Stamp Ink Paper challenge, won’t you?  




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For all orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) that has my current host code applied or for individual orders of $150 or greater placed through me between now and midnight MT on Friday, 16 Feb, you’ll get your choice of a free adhesive!

This can be anything that Stampin’ Up! sells that could be used as an adhesive! And for the adhesives that are $5 or under, two packs will equal one choice (see the items with the (2) on the list below) so if you select those, you’ll get double…and who doesn’t like DOUBLE?!!

The adhesive will be in addition to the normal thank you gift that I order for you!! Plus, since your order will be over $50, you’ll earn Sale-A-Bration item(s) too. A big double whoo-hoo for more free goodies!! And don’t forget that there will be 3 new Sale-a-bration selections available beginning on 16 Feb –  so you can even pick up the new items while you’re getting a free adhesive from me!

***Please note, if your order is over $150, do not apply a host code. If you apply a host code to your order, it will take away your host benefits and we don’t want that! But don’t worry, you’ll still be eligible for the free gift and free adhesive offer!

Here is a list of the adhesives you can choose from:

Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
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Multipurpose Liquid Glue (2)
Fine Tip Glue Pen
Tear & Tape Adhesive
Washi Tape
Glue Dots
Foam Adhesive Strips
Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets
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I’ll be placing the order for the adhesives with my host orders on 16 Feb and again on 1 Mar, so please be sure to send your selections right away when you order…otherwise I’ll pick one for you and send it out with your thank you gift!

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Thick Very Vanilla Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Peekaboo Peach Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Sweet & Sassy Framelit die cut

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner); Sure Do Love You sentiment banner; Heart Happiness heart

Wood Textures DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix   

Finn has a question for you – his loyal and honest fans.

Just one.

It’s easy.  

Tell him true, y’all – he can take it.

Does this picture make my paw look fat?




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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Sure Do Love Heart Happiness for the Stamp Ink Paper #137

  1. Such a pretty card Mary! You clean design is just perfect. As for Finn…we’ll, buddy…the short answer is yes. Ha! Did he take the selfie all by himself?? 😉

  2. Holy smokes, Finn…you could put out a forest fire with that paw! I know you see what I did there 🙂 AND you want to know what you did, Mary? Yes, you made me like Peekaboo Peach 🙂 Love your hearts and what a great job of coloring, layering, the whole enchilada!!

  3. Pat Christ

    Well Finn, yes it does, but your cute face more than makes up for it!
    Mary, pretty card. Love Peek-a-Boo Peach, one of my favorite colors.

  4. Dear Finn: Paw size does not matter. It’s the love in your heart that matters. Advice from Cooper the copper colored Chihuahua. Thanks Mary for a great design for my next batch of Valentine’s. As long as the “stuff” is on the desk I’m going to get a head start on next year.

    • He has paw-sized love, soooo…..he’s good to go! Tell Cooper the Cooper colored Chihuahua thanks! Those big-pawed big-hearted guys gotta stick together! Thanks much, Sharon! Happy stamping! 😊

  5. Amy D. Kolling

    Gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at SugarPea Designs.

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