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Love is in the air and Simon Says Stamp has made it even more fun to create projects to show someone that love with their 2013Valentine’s Day Release. I was asked to create a project using something from this release to share in today’s Valentine’s Day Blog Hop. However, I couldn’t stop with just one project and ended up making three! So if you haven’t already then grab yourself a cup of tea and settle down :) For my first card I just had to play with the Furry Kisses stamp set. 

The previous stamp set featuring Kristina Werner’s pet cat Mannie was a huge hit with me (click hereherehere and here). I’m not sure if Mannie has a friend but I like to call her Maria! Mannie and Maria were stamped onto Neenah solar white card, coloured with Copics and cut out then I created a wall for them to hang out on together from three colours of card cut into 1cm by 1.5cm pieces and adhered onto a grey piece of card. I thought these two kitties looked quite cosmopolitan so used Hero Arts Newspaper Skyline stamped in three colours to create a little city scene. The sentiment from Simon Says Stamp Talk Bubbles 2 was stamped onto a fun speech bubble from the matching die set. Oh and the little hearts were die cut with one of my all time favourite dies – Holiday Shapes and coloured with markers.
 
For my next card I wanted to play with some colour and more of the fun new dies:
 

I paired the new String of Hearts and You dies with the previously released Absolutely die and a partially stamped sentiment from On The Edge. Oh and although it’s difficult to see in this photo, there is also a little glitter heart from Holiday Shapes too :)
I’ve seen vellum popping up everywhere just recently so for my final card I white heat embossed two hearts from the Lots of Hearts set onto vellum die cut with a die from the Large Hearts set. The sentiment from Just A Love Note was also white heat embossed and finally I couldn’t resist another scattering of hearts from the Holiday Shapes dies and also this time I used the new Large Holiday Shapes dies too.

Phew, I hope you enjoyed my look into the new Valentine’s Day products. I’ve also used some of the sets previously here and here :)
 
And now to the giveaway part! Leave a comment on this blog post and one lucky winner will receive a Simon Goodie Bag (if you know Heidi, it will be a good one!). We will draw the winner on Thursday morning 1/31/13 at 9:00 AM EST. so be sure to leave your comment by then. 
Thanks for visiting! The next stop in the Simon Says Stamp Valentine’s Day Blog Hop is the amazing Kathy Racoosin. If while hopping, you encounter a broken link, you can go back to the beginning for links to everyone who is participating in the hop.


Supplies card 1 (Loving you more each day): Stamps – Simon Says Stamp furry kisses, talk bubbles 2, Hero Arts newspaper skyline; Inks – Hero Arts soft sand, soft brown, soft granite, Versafine onyx black, Papertrey Ink chamomile; Card – Neenah solar white, Stampin’ Up basic gray, crumb cake, sahara sand, Papertrey Ink soft stone; Paper – Simple Stories sn@p just the basics 6 x 6; Dies – Simon Says Stamp talk bubbles 2 s144, holiday shapes s131; Copics R20, R24

Supplies card 2 (absolutely in love with you): Stamps – Simon Says Stamp on edge; Ink – Versafine smoky gray; Card – Stampin’ Up so saffron, silver glitter card, Papertrey Ink berry sorbet, Clean & Simple Stamps I steel got it; Paper – Simple Stories sn@p color vibe 6×6; Dies – Simon Says Stamp absolutely s123, string of hearts s148, you s146, holiday shapes s131


Supplies card 3 (I love you): Stamps – Simon Says Stamp lots of hearts, just a love note; Inks – Versamark; Card – Stampin’ Up naturals white, red glitter card, silver glitter card, Clear & Simple Stamps I steel got it, Papertrey Ink vellum; Dies – Simon Says Stamp large heart set s143, large holiday shapes s147, holiday shapes s131; Hero Arts white embossing powder


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