Bear Hugs & What I Love

Do you love bears? If so, I think you’ll love this cute card that I received from Marilynn in my recent swap. It uses our Bear Hugs Bundle (140822/140823) found on page 40 of the Occasions Catalog.

Bear Hugs 2016 SC Occasions Catalog swap

This card is perfect for Valentine’s Day since it was teamed up with our Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack.  I like the fun addition of the Silver Glimmer Paper for the bow time and skirt too. What do you think?

And this second card is from our exclusive Sale-a-bration selection of stamps. The What I Love stamp set (141276) is a photopolymer set that includes 10 stamps. It is considered a two step stamp since you can build layers of color to create more depth.

What I Love 2016 SC SAB Catalog Swap

Two step stamps are a lot of fun to play with because the color combinations are endless and allow you to create a ton of different looks from just one set of stamps.

Laura used Wisteria Wonder and Elegant Eggplant to create this lovely blossom. And can you see the elegant Venetian Crochet Trim (134581) peaking out from behind the Modern Mosaic (129984) embossed layer? What a great way to use this trim!

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Stamp Set: Bear Hugs (139543/139546)

Inks: Rose Red Classic Ink (126954) and Basic Black Archival Ink (140931)

Paper: Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack (140548), Silver Glimmer Paper (135314), Basic Black (121045) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Bear Hug Framelit Dies (Weekly Deals 140275), Botanical Gardens Jewels (140585), Pearl Basic Jewels (119247) and Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246)

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Winter Wonderland

I love the images found in the Wonderland stamp set (139752/140365) found in the holiday catalog. And since the set includes a suite of products that coordinate with it this set is so easy to use and create wonderful projects.

Here are two cards that I received in swaps that use items that are currently on sale in our Online Extravaganza that ends on Monday, November 30th.

This first card is done with Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla. The Gold Embossing Powder adds yet another layer of color. Check out the delicate Venetian Crochet Trim (134581) that adds yet another layer of texture to this tone on tone card given to me at On Stage by Amber.

Wonderland swap 2015 (1)


And how about this elegant card that Joanne gave me.

Wonderland swap 2015 (2)

It uses the Winter Wonderland Specialty Designer Series Paper (139588) and the Winter Wonderland Designer Vellum Stack (139594) to create layers of color and textures. I love these little silver snowflake embellishments aptly named Winter Wonderland Embellishments (139621) are lovely and add a bit of sparkle to your projects. And I love this type of snow!

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Stamp Set: Wonderland (139752/140365)

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