Stampin’ Up! Always in My Heart Sneak Peek Anniversary Card!

Happy Monday, y’all! Did you know…this is National Thank God It’s Monday Day?  And – although you might think it happens a few times a year – or a month! – you’d’a thunk wrong.

Nope.  Only the first Monday in January. So…savor this important National Day.  You won’t get to enjoy it again for 365 more days!

It is ALSO….Jan – June 2021 Mini Catalog Launch Day EVE.  Which really IS cause to celebrate!  Whoo-hoo!  Only one more day to go and you’ll be able to get yer mitts on all the new goodies you’ve been seeing for the past couple of weeks!  And…I’ve got ANOTHER one for you to add to your list today.  It’s the Always in My Heart stamp set with the bundled – and gorgeous!! – Floral Heart Dies!  I paired these up with the black-and-white beauty of True Love DSP for today’s project.  Take a look-see:

Yep – it’s elegant in Black and White thanks to the TGIF Color challenge this week!

I started by matting two pieces of the pretty True Love DSP on Basic Black and adhering the smaller panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.

From the same pattern of the paper that I used on the card front, I used the large heart die in Floral Heart to cut a simple heart shape.

I used the same die to cut a Whisper White shape.  Tip: the middle of the die cuts a perfect heart for use on your project now or to keep for later!  I kept mine for another time.

I adhered the Whisper White cut out to the card front with Liquid Glue, then popped the DSP heart in the negative space with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a piece of Basic Black cardstock, I stamped the Always in My Heart sentiment in Versamark Ink, sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat set it with my Heat Tool.

I cut the sentiment with the banner die in Floral Heart and then used mini Black Stampin’ Dimensionals and Liquid Glue to adhere it across the heart.  Tip:  stick a mini dimensional under the folded section of the banner.  That holds the banner shape in place – then you can use the Liquid Glue on the back of the “tails” to adhere it to your card.

I also stuck a couple of the black dimensionals under the body of the banner. 🙂

I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Always in My Heart sentiment and flower in Tuxedo Black to a Whisper White panel.  A single Rhinestone finished it off!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Basic Black mat, then to a True Love DSP panel – ALSO matted on Black – and then into my Whisper White card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the Always in My Heart flower on the front…

…and more of the True Love DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love this new True Love DSP – so many ways to use it!  Leave it black and white, color it with brayers or Blends or Watercolor Pencils!  And you have florals and geometric designs for all kinds of projects!

The Always in Your Heart bundle will be a wonderful addition to your tool box for Valentine’s Day and beyond!  And that gorgeous Floral Heart….wow!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate these cards, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

Do you love everything you’ve seen here today?  Well….might I recommend you take a look at my Special Bundle #2 – the Luuuuvee Bundle?  Look what you’ll get:

  • Always in My Heart Bundle              $50.25
  • Forever & Always Bundle                 $45.75
  • Love You Always Foil Sheets            $10.00
  • Love you Always Treat Boxes             $9.00
  • Blushing Bride 3/8” Metallic Ribbon $6.00
  • Matte Black Dots                                 $7.00
  • Love You Always Specialty DSP       $15.00
  • True Love DSP                                    $11.50
  • Lots of Heart Bundle                          $47.50

Plus a FREE pack of Heart Charms.  If you bought all of it on your own, you’d pay about $240 when you factor in tax and shipping!  But with my bundle, you’ll pay just $190 – and get FREE shipping! Plus you’ll get to select FOUR $50-Level Sale-A-Bration Products OR TWO $100-Level Products!  Just throwing it out there for you!

Check this – and all my bundles – right here!  You’ve still got time to order so that I can order for you first thing on 5 Jan!







Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!

Year-End Clearance Ends TONIGHT!!

The Stampin’ Up! Year End Clearance is LIVE – and the Clearance Rack has been updated with brand new products!!

Stampin’ Up!’s Giant Year-End Closeout runs thru 4 Jan 2021 – but…all retiring goodies on the list are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!  And – at these prices – as high as 50% off – your favorites are selling out FAST!  So…don’t delay!

This event is the perfect time to shop! You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog!

Click here to download the full list of items on sale – sorted by their discount!

There are a lot more items that are not discounted but are leaving us at the end of this catalog period (4 Jan 2021 at 11:50pm Mountain Time).  Check them all out right here!

It’s that time again!  Time for you to save some money on all the new goodies you’re loving as you look thru the new Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog!  My Special Bundles will save you 10-15% off what you’d spend if you bought all the products separately!  And – every bundle comes with a free gift!  AND – Sale-A-Bration rewards.

Head over to my Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog Special Bundles page and get all the details – plus find a handy order form!  These bundles are only available until 20 Jan and then they’re gone!

Happy bundling!

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects: 

Card Cuts Used in The Art Gallery Project:

Whisper White Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (inner liner); Floral Hearts die cut heart

Basic Black Cardstock:  4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 3/8″ x 4 5/8″ (small mats for card front and for inner liner)

True Love DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner panel); 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (small DSP panel on front); Floral Hearts die cut heart; 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 

For those of you who have (or HAVE HAD!) small children or…dogs…you know what I’m talking about.

With either of them, it’s darned near impossible to do anything – not even…go to the bathroom!…by yourself.

You’re….not…going to close the door, are you, Mom?

I luuuuvveee youuuuuuuuu……


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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Always in My Heart Sneak Peek Anniversary Card!

  1. Such a pretty card! Love the black and white polka dots. 🙂

    Yep…whatcha doin’ in there? Must be something really good if you shut the door…if you shut the door, I’ll sit outside and cry because I’m missing out on the fun. So don’t shut the door, okay? 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – his feelings get terribly hurt when I shut him out. So…I usually don’t! I’m a sucker for the eyes! Thanks so much, Amy! 🙂

  2. Bernice P

    Very pretty card Mary. I love black and white… so sophisticated.

  3. Thank you for the Monday trivia info. I had never heard of it. I love your monochromatic creation. I’m seriously considering that set and DSP. Those Finn eyes! Chester lays on the floor outside the door and sticks his little paws under the door. Living in FL, there has to be space under the doors to allow for expansion so we’ve been told anyway. Not sure if I believe that but there is a one inch gap on bedroom and bathroom doors.

    • stampsnlingers

      LOL! That’s as good a story as I can come up with, too! Expansion! Thanks so much, Karen! 🙂

  4. Charlotte Hutcheson

    What a beautiful and sophisticated card…I send out a number of anniversary cards and this would be perfect…love the black and white. And you comment about going to the bathroom with company is and was so true…made me laugh out loud.

    • stampsnlingers

      Glad to give you a chuckle! Thanks so much, Charlotte! 🙂

  5. LindaB

    OMG That is JUST what those eyes are saying! (love the card) but the DOG! ADORE the DOG!

    • stampsnlingers

      I know – he’s got the star power, for sure! Thanks, Linda! 🙂

  6. For Many Years I had absolutely NO bathroom privacy. You get used to it.
    Wow! Stunningly gorgeous card! I love, love love this one. Hard to beat black and white…sometimes.

    • stampsnlingers

      It doesn’t bother me – he tells no tales! 😉 Thanks, Julie! 🙂


    Luv, luv, luv the black and white “Always in My Heart Sneak Peek Anniversary Card!” Can’t wait to copy it. You’re the Bestest.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Dianne! I appreciate the kind words! 🙂

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