Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hearts and Flowers...Serendipity Stamps February Blog Hop (mid-month)

Hello,

Welcome to the second Serendipity Stamps February Blog Hop of the month. Is February flying by as quickly for you as is for me?


Once again, the design team will be showing you some fabulous products and offering you a chance to win some goodies from Serendipity Stamps. All you need to do is hop along and leave comments, which puts you in running for a $20 gift certificate.  Here's the hop list....

Carol Mayne - you are here

Two Valentine/Love cards for you today.  The first features the fabulous Love die - which is wonderfully sturdy, making adding layers so easy -  and the Summer Flower Pops Background. Hearts and flowers for Valentine's Day...all in one package *grin*  A quick run through a brick embossing folder adds texture to the heart background...


the  Love die and Marble Cells Background, stamped on the heart die-cut, here...


Bold and dramatic!  

Please head over to Serendipity Stamps Blog for more hop details. Oh yes, and there are awesome deals to be found!  Check these out:


  • Free Shipping on US orders of $25 or more 

Next on the hop list: wonderfully talented Karen Amidon.

Also sharing at:

Allsorts Challenge #402~Hearts and/or Flowers

Simon Says Monday Challenge~Use Your Favourite Tool: Big Shot, MISTI and rectangle panel dies (these are Crazy Double Running Stitch Nesting Dies from STAMPlorations)

Thank you for spending time with me today; your visit brings me joy!

39 comments:

  1. Wow Carol two beautiful cards. How much stamping did you do on that first one. I have all those flowers and love what you have done. How much masking and fussy cutting. Worth it of course cause its perfect.

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  2. Both these cards are simply stunning and for sure wonderfully bold and dramatic, Carol!!!! I really like the floral paper you've used on the first card and the bg stamp you used on the heart of the second card is fabulous!!!!! Two great Valentine's cards, my friend!!!
    Have a great day!!!
    Hugz

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  3. Hi again, Carol!!!! I've had a look again and I see that it's not patterned paper on the first card, it's a bg stamp you used!!!! It's really beautiful!!!!

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  4. Two brilliant cards Carol...and why have I never thought about embossing plain die cut hearts I ask myself. Thank you for that inspiration, seems like I should start a note book of inspiration!! Hugs xx

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  5. Gorgeous cards! I love both of those pretty backgrounds, and the 'love' word die! The Summer Flower Pops Background looks fabulous as is, and would also be so fun to color!

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  6. These are both just GORGEOUS Carol! I love the backgrounds on both of them and your choice of colors really makes everything pop out so beautifully! HUGS

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  7. Lovely cards, the love die and backgrounds are so pretty!

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  8. How cute are these. I love the Love die cut!

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  9. Stunning projects. Those are beautiful papers you chose. Love the deep colors. TFS

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  10. Wonderful cards! Love the dramatic colors!

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  11. Two gorgeous card and love both colour ways.
    Thank you for joining our 'Hearts and Flowers' challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  12. Classic . Love the black and red pop.

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  13. Love Love Love, your use of the Marble background stamp. What a neat idea.
    I have one, and now am inspired on using it.

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  14. Oooh, two beautiful cards! Loving the black and white with red!

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  15. Wow, so beautiful are your cards Carol!! I am swooning over them both, although they are both very different from each other, they are also both very stunning! Hugs, Brenda

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  16. Stunning....love those striking colors.

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  17. Lovely cards and
    the Love die is
    very pretty.
    Carla from Utah

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  18. Hey, you! Long time, no see! Saw this on my feed... they are both wonderful Valentines, but that first one is a stunner... striking with such high-contrast!

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  19. Yes, these are bold and dramatic, Carol, and oh so lovely.

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  20. I LOVE these bright bold colors! They really catch the eye and look amazing!

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  21. These are lovely Valentines, Carol! Love the graphic black & white w/ the pop of red.

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  22. Love the use of the black accent.
    the uncolored flowers as the back
    ground for the first card is great.
    thanks for sharing.

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  23. Fabulous and lovely card.
    Thank you for sharing over at Allsorts;-))m

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  24. I keep coming back to look at your marbled heart - it's so gorgeous! I never would have thought to use the red and black with that stamp - but now I can't stop thinking of similar combinations - green/black - for St. Patrick's day to start!

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  25. Beautiful. These are both so striking and the CAS nature is right up my alley.

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  26. Wonderful cards, and it's ALWAYS the season for love!

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  27. Beautiful cards! I love how you've used the background stamps to really highlight the large hearts in two very different ways.

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  28. Wonderful cards! I love the floral background and classic red and black color combo!

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  29. I love both cards, I can't decide which one is my favorite!!!!

    Thank you for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!
    x Zoey

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  30. Would love to receive either of these cards in the mail! That marbled background is lovely!
    Marsha E

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  31. Once again, stamps and dies really shine together.

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  32. Wowzer--striking & beautiful, Carol!

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  33. Black, red and white are three colors I love to work with together. Very pretty card.

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