Stampin’ Up! Heart Happiness Springtime Foils Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all!  Hope you’ve got a little something fun and romantic planned, if that’s your thing.  If not, and you tend to think of your significant other as your Valentine every day, then…today’s card will be right up your alley!

I used the Heart Happiness stamp set and two new goodies from the second Sale-A-Bration release (coming on Friday, 16 Feb!) – the Springtime Foils Specialty DSP and the wondrous Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.  And with all these fun tools, I made a clean and simple Valentine’s card for you.  Take a look-see:

I loosely used the sketch at this week’s Sunday Stamps challenge for my layout:

And my color scheme is from The Paper Players color challenge (although I used Cherry Cobbler instead of Real Red!)

I started with a panel of Whisper White and embossed it in the new (available in just 2 more days for free with a $100 purchase!) Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF, then I Fast Fuse’d it onto a Cherry Cobbler mat for the card front.

The middle art panel is a piece of the new Springtime Foils Specialty DSP.  First, I colored just the flowers with my Light and Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends.  Then I used my Crumb Cake ink pad and – holding it upside down and at a slight angle to the paper, ran it across the paper to color it.  I did this multiple times until I had the depth of color that I wanted.  Then I gently wiped the paper with a paper towel – just to be sure I didn’t get any ink where I didn’t want it!

I Fast Fuse’d the panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat and then onto the card front.

I wrapped a length of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon and one of 1/4″ Copper Trim around the panel, securing them both in the back with some Fast Fuse.

For my sentiment, I stamped the pretty little heart from the Heart Happiness stamp set in Crumb Cake on Whisper White and cut it with the heart die from the Lots of Love Box Framelits.  With my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker, I edged the heart – then I popped it over the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside, I stamped two little conversation hearts from the Sure Do Love You stamp set in Crumb Cake on a Whisper White panel.  I had some leftover Crumb Cake colored Springtime Foils DSP, so I cut a strip of it, matted it on a strip of Cherry Cobbler and adhered it across the bottom with Liquid Glue.

I Fast Fuse’d the panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Sure Do Love You conversation hearts across the front…

…and the last of my Crumb Cake colored Springtime Foils DSP on the envelope flap!

Et Voila!  I love love love Cherry Cobbler and Crumb Cake (would have been good in Real Red, too – but I wanted the color variation of the Blends, so…), don’t you?  The crisp white – embossed in the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF – is perfect with the Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler.  And – yet another fun thing to do with the new Springtime Foils Specialty DSP, too!  Hope you like – and are counting the minutes until you can earn these for yourself for FREE!!




Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog or the 2017 Holiday Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

My Sticky Sweet Ordering Special!

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)
SNAIL Refill (2)
Multipurpose Liquid Glue (2)
Fine Tip Glue Pen
Tear & Tape Adhesive
Washi Tape
Glue Dots
Foam Adhesive Strips
Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets
Fast Fuse Refill – ***Only available while supplies last. If you pick this as your adhesive of choice, please send a backup selection in case it sells out before I can order it.

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!

Let me know if you have any questions and Happy shopping!!

Get in on the Ultimate Bundle! Sale-A-Bration is Half-Way Over!!

What if you could get anything you wanted – from the Annual Catalog, the Occasions catalog, the Clearance rack?  And what if you could get it with like…a 45% savings?  And – what if, after you bought that Ultimate Bundle, you could THEN get 20-25% off Every.  Single.  Thing.

I think you’d be pulling out that credit card!

I am, of course, talking about the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!  It truly is the Ultimate Bundle.  

ESPECIALLY right now during Sale–A-Bration.  

Sale-A-Bration is a pretty big deal, y’all!  Check out all the information over on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page!

Stamps-N-Lingers 2018 Occasions Catalog Special Bundle Sale!

Check out all my special bundles at my Stamps-N-Lingers 2018 Occasions Catalog Bundles page and fill out the form you’ll find there.  There are descriptions of each bundle as well as pictures!  



Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ x 3 3/8″ (mat for DSP on front)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Heart Happiness sentiment heart

Springtime Foil DSP: 2 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ (art panel on front); envelope flap

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

Shop the Clearance Rack here. Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Punkin Head Peppermint Rewards – My online customer thank you program!

Finn Fan Fix   

Think back, folks.  To a day when Finn was a fluffy little puppy at the tender age of 5 months.


And – he was silly and brave all at the same time.

Well – at the not-so-tender age of almost 2 years old – he’s still silly and brave! And still slaying the same boogers!

Only now….the boogers don’t win.  HE does!


Only the brave….



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18 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Heart Happiness Springtime Foils Valentine

  1. Another pretty one, my pretty! It’s fun to watch Finn’s progression. Have a wonderful day.

  2. Such a pretty card Mary! That foil paper looks amazing in those colors. Sweet pictures of Finn chasing the broom around too…somethings we never outgrow. 😉

  3. Kate

    Very spiffy valentine!
    Very protective Finn. And that’s a GOOD thing. Starting with brooms prepares one for the bogey man, doncha know!

  4. Kate

    Yep. OJT!

  5. Linda dickinson

    Beautiful card! TFS😊 Your Finn is grown up but still cute😊

  6. Lauren Moody

    It was so nice meeting y’all at the Stampin’ Storage sale! I’m so excited to explore and get ideas!

  7. I didn’t realize that if I colored with alcohol ink then cover with water based ink that the alcohol colors would remain unchanged. Do I understand that correctly?

  8. STUNNING! ’nuff said!

  9. So pretty! I love that embossed background too. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

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