Here’s a little bonus post for today! If you are visiting my blog for the first time from our January Facebook Hop, WELCOME! I hope that you will visit again soon! 🙂
Each month my team does a Facebook hop, which is similar to a blog hop in that a bunch of us post projects on our Facebook pages and then we each post a link to the next person’s page. You click on each link as you go page to page until you get back to where you started. When you get back to the post you started on, the hop is complete!
Our Facebook hops usually have a theme, and this month’s theme is Valentine’s Day, Hearts, and Love! I LOVE mini note cards for Valentine’s Day! I made this set of three mini cards with matching envelopes, along with a decorated mini pizza box to hold them all. The mini pizza boxes are the perfect size for 3 x 3 note cards and their envelopes, and you can fit quite of few of them in there! For this project I only made three, but I plan to add a few wrapped chocolate hearts to the box as well. The box is plenty deep enough to hold all three cards and envelopes, as well as the chocolate!
All three cards are made with the Heart Happiness stamp set, and I also used the Sure Do Love You Bundle and Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set as well. They are all accented with stickers from the Painted Love Gold Vinyl Sticker set. The envelopes are decorated using most of the same items! Here’s a close up of the envelopes:
I have to admit that I was a little wary of using the gold stickers, as I am definitely more of a SILVER girl! I was hesitant to even buy them as I VERY rarely use gold on projects. (Trust me, I have a huge pile of unused gold Metallics Enamel Shapes, because I go through the silver ones like crazy!) But I have to admit, after using these stickers on this project, I really love them! Just as a side note, there is a tiny error in the catalog for this item. They are on page 19, and in the product description, it says you get one sheet each of two designs, but you actually get TWO sheets of each! Just something to keep in mind if you see them while browsing the catalog! The stickers are all gold foil on clear vinyl, are die cut, and have a large variety of designs such as hearts, brush strokes, leaves, polka dots, and more! They are the perfect way to add a bit of shine to your projects!
As for the box, I used the new Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series Paper for the background. It is cut to 3-1/4 x 3-1/4 inches. I then cut and embossed a Powder Pink heart using the Sweet and Sassy Framelits and Polka Dot Basics Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The sentiment and banner piece are both from the Sure Do Love You Bundle, which includes both the stamps and cutting dies. And of course purchasing both items together saves you 10% off the cost of purchasing them separately!
This project was fairly quick and easy to make, as the designs are clean and simple. I hope you like it! If this is your first time visiting my Facebook page and/or blog, I would love it if you liked and followed my page! If you have any questions regarding this project, any other projects on my page, or questions about Stampin’ Up!, please feel free to contact me anytime! I would be happy to help you with anything you need!
Thanks for stopping by!