Guest Blogger: Valentine’s Series Part Four

Hello!  Today is my last installment of my Valentine’s Day Series for Impress!  I can’t believe that 4 weeks have gone by!  Let’s get to today’s cards!

First up is my feminine version:

The hearts inside the jar are from the Impress Heart Border stamp.  It’s always fun to use stamps in different ways!  I used it in a traditional way on my envelope with Fresh Ink Red Current, it makes it look like a strip of washi.  Isn’t the jar cute?!  I love how it has a thin border which is die cut to coordinate with the gold glitter lid.  I picked up the Hello from Seattle stamp over the weekend, I used Fresh Ink Charcoal.  I topped my card off with flat heart confetti’s.  I almost forgot, the card base is from the Whimsical Stripe notecards….isn’t it fun?!

heart border

hello from seattle

Next up is my masculine card.  I used the same main ingredients but added some other elements:

I used the same Jar and sentiment on my card but mixed it up a bit for a masculine feel.  I love the Savvy Seattle Skyline die!  I used Peacock Feathers distress ink on my base panel and loaded it up with the ink.  I then splattered water on it.  To bring in a Valentine’s theme, I topped off the Space Needle with a flat heart confetti and stamped the envelope with the Impress Coloring Book Heart stamp.  Isn’t it awesome?  I stamped it with Fresh Ink Turquoise.  I love how the colors pop off of the kraft!


hello from seattle

seattle skyline
coloring book heart
I wanted to give a big shout out to Impress and Savvy Stamps for letting me their Guest Blogger!  I’ve had so much fun designing cards with their products.  I feel so fortunate that we have Impress in our community, we all know that brick + mortar shops are becoming very scarce…how fabulous that they have a great online shop too♡

Here’s a quick peek at some of my other cards I designed especially for this series:

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19 thoughts on “Guest Blogger: Valentine’s Series Part Four”

  1. Well I can't decide which I like better…both are fantastic! The idea of the city in the jar…how fabulous and unique! P.s. my card for Ann and family was mailed to you yesterday! Thanks again!

  2. Oh, wow! You are so creative, Amy! I LOVE what you've done with the adorable mason jar! Using the heart border inside is so cool, and then that skyline? Brilliant!

  3. What a lovely set of cards – great designs on each one Amy! have a wonderful weekend! Julia xx

  4. Wonderful cards, Amy! I love how you used the jar for both a masculine and a feminine card!

  5. just popping by and found this post. It's so you, my friend.
    Thanks for continuing to encourage me with my art. We must
    catch up soon.

  6. So many great things here! I am loving the jar die and the embossed heart background is just so gorgeous!

  7. Oh my, oh my, oh my!! When do you have the time to make all these fabulous creations? I bet you are one tired woman!! LOVE each and every one of these cards. YOU ROCKED this guest DT spot!!

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