Valentines Day Ideas

Today’s post features four homemade Valentines Day ideas shared in my recent Facebook Live event. Projects include a card & three, 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin’ Up!

Here is the ensemble of items made (or started) during the live event:

Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

The first project shared in the live event was an alternative opening sort of card. It’s the one that is displayed upright in the photo below. It’s essentially a pocket with a piece that pulls out for writing a note.

  • This card is simply made with a piece of Lovely Lipstick cardstock measuring 4-1/4″ x 11″ and then scored in two places.
  • I’ve used three ribbons/trims to tie around the card including the Lovely Lipstick ribbon that is part of the All My Love product suite (in the Occasions Catalog), some of the Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon and some Solid Black Bakers Twine. In the Facebook Live, I shared a little tip for tieing the ribbons around the body of the card. Since I used all three ribbons it presented a bit of a challenge, but the method I used helped a lot. You’ll find a link to the video later in this post.
  • For this project, I attached the left and right sides of the pocket with a thin piece of Tear and Tape type adhesive.

Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

Project Dimensions  for the Pocket Card above:

  • Lovely Lipstick Card Body: 4-1/4” x 11″ scored at 1-1/2″ and 5-1/2″
  • All My Love Designer Paper: 3″ x 4″
  • Whisper White Insert Piece: 3-3/4″ x 5-1/8
  • Ribbons/Bakers Twine: Approximately 14″ of each

After I made the “pocket card” above it occurred to me that if I just resized it a bit and changed the scoring I could make an actual pocket for a chocolate bar as you see below.

For this next project I scored in three places, instead of two, so I’d end up with a taller back to accommodate the length of the chocolate bar, plus a 1/4″ base to allow for the depth of the chocolate bar at the bottom of the pocket.

  • Use a 1/8″ handheld punch to create the holes on either side of the pocket, and tie with black cording to hold it closed.
  • Stamp the sentiment and teeny tiny hearts images, from the Forever Lovely stamp set, to create the element on the front. The hearts here were stamped with both Lovely Lipstick and Flirty Flamingo in first and second inking.
  • Punch out the sentiment using the Pretty Label punch.
  • Use the same punch in Basic Black cardstock to create the edge around the sentiment piece. You’ll simply cut the black piece in half the long way and place the pieces in behind the white punched, stamped piece.

Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

Project Dimensions  for the Candy Bar Pocket Card above:

  • Lovely Lipstick Card Body: 4-1/4” x 11″ scored at 1″, 4-3/4″ & 5″
  • All My Love Designer Paper: 3″ x 4″
  • Whisper White Insert Piece: 3-3/4″ x 5-1/8
  • Black Cording Approximately 10″

The next project is this little Pocket Pouch created with the All My Love Designer Series paper. This is incredibly simple to create with just a few folds and doesn’t even require the use of adhesive!

Use any size of square designer series paper (DSP) or cardstock, to create these little pouches! The pouch on the right started as an 8-1/4″ x 8-1/4″ piece of DSP and the smaller version started as a 6″ x 6″ piece of DSP. I’ve stuffed the small version on the right with Hershey’s kisses, put it in a cello bag, tied it up with some ribbon and created a cute little tag. Watch my video ahead to see how these fold up.

Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

The final project shared is these cute little Hershey’s nugget “purses”. These are another super quick Valentines Day idea!

For these “purses” you just start with a strip of cardstock, score it, add some ribbon for the handle, some DSP to decorate the front and sentiment and you’re all done. Aren’t these just the cutest!?

Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

Project Dimensions  for Hershey’s Nugget “Purses”:

  • Purse Body: 2-1/4” x 5-1/4″ scored at 1-3/4, 2-3/4″ & 4-1/2″
  • All My Love Designer Paper: 1-1/2″ x 2″
  • White, Black and Pear Pizzaz scraps for sentiments
  • Various ribbons for “purse handle” – 8″ for each “purse”

I hope you’ve enjoyed my four Valentines Day ideas and will use some or all of them for Valentine’s Day this year!

A complete supply list is included at the end of this post with links to my Online Store.

Plus, remember it’s Sale-A-Bration time which means there are awesome perks for customers, hostesses, and for people that purchase the Starter Kit…

  • You earn FREE items with EACH $50 in merchandise purchased and
  • When you Host a qualifying party ($250 in sales) you get an EXTRA $25 in Hostess Rewards
  • When you buy the Starter Kit you get $175 in product for just $99! OR…
  • Buy the Starter Kit for $129 and get $175 in product PLUS the NEW Craft & Carry Tote (valued at $50) pictured here:

The Craft and Carry Tote is NOT available for purchase! You can ONLY get it when you buy the Starter Kit.

Plus, when you buy the Starter Kit… there’s NO minimum time commitment and NO penalty for dropping, plus there are lots of perks including a minimum discount of 20% on everything you purchase!

Click HERE to learn more about joining my team.

Thanks for spending some time with me today and Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


Check out my Facebook Live Video here:

The project demonstrations start at about 10 minutes. 🙂

If you watched this video here on my blog and enjoyed it, please go on over to my YouTube channel and give it a Thumbs Up, Share it with friends and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I’d be so grateful! Plus, if you click on the bell you’ll be notified whenever I publish a new video.


More Going On Now…

  • Join me for my next Facebook Live Event on Thursday 1/17/19 at 4 pm EST
    • Find me on Facebook by clicking here: Melissa’s Crafting Treehouse Facebook Page
    • Make sure to click on “following” on my facebook page so you’ll receive a notification of when I go LIVE. Under the “following” options you can also select the “see first” option which might help you to find me more easily.
  • Become a Treehouse Chick and take your Crafting and Creative Fun to the Next Level!
    • Click HERE to learn more.

 


Click HERE to Shop in my Online Store Now!

Current Hostess Code:

TTUJDGK7

Use the current hostess code to get Free Card Kits and other perks with your qualifying purchases!

Not sure how to apply the Hostess Code? Click HERE to learn more.

Check out the 2019 Occasions Catalog PDF below.

Click Below to see the 2019 Sale-A-Bration Brochure PDF

Sale-A-Bration Brochure

Check out the 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalog PDF below.

Stampin' Up! AnnualCatalog 2018-2019


Product List:

Blog Categories: ,

Tags:

About Me Page

I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

Comments

  1. Candyce G. Rude says

    I just found your card on Pinterest with Butterfly Gala stamp set on acetate which is so stunning! I just ordered the bundle the other day when it became available again. Do you have a download of the instruction for the front page. I just signed up for your newsletter and love your cards today so am new to your site. Love your cards.
    Thanks, Candy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

May 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

May 6, 2024
Posted in ,
The May 2024 Color Challenge features a gorgeous and elegant, color scheme! My project features the Simply Zinnia Stamp Set.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and May 2024 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Stacey Marsh’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The […]

April 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

April 1, 2024
Posted in ,
Today's project features the Spotlight On Nature bundle. This project was created for the April 2024 Color Challenge and Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and April 2024 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Stacy Marsh’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! […]

See the 2024 – 2026 In Colors and Delicate Forest Set!

March 23, 2024
Posted in ,
Check out the 2024 - 2026 In Colors and these gorgeous, simple cards made with the Delicate Forest Stamp Set!

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing the 2024 – 2026 In Colors and some simple, gorgeous cards made with the Delicate Forest Stamp Set! These projects were shared in my recent YouTube live as part of my 21st Anniversary festivities. Make sure to check out the “More Going On Now” Section later in this post […]

March 2024 Color Challenge & Color Fusers Blog Hop

March 4, 2024
Posted in ,,
The March 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop is live. My project features the Everyday Details Bundle including beautiful, line drawn images.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and March 2024 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Brenda Nelson’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The […]

Cards with the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle

February 23, 2024
Posted in ,
The cards in today's post feature the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle and a gorgeous color scheme including four of the 2022-2024 InColors.

The cards in today’s post feature the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle and a gorgeous color scheme including four of the 2022-2024 InColors. The Thoughtful Expressions Bundle is a new item in the January to April mini-catalog. This project highlights my favorite image in the set which is this lovely hummingbird. These cards also feature four of […]

Make these stunning cards with embossing paste!

February 9, 2024
Posted in ,,
Learn how to create some beautiful, striking cards with Shimmery White Embossing Paste and the Foursquare Decorative Masks.

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some gorgeous cards that use Shimmery White Embossing Paste. These cards are variations of my February 2024 Color Challenge project. I just had to keep playing with Shimmery White Embossing Paste and this scrumptious color scheme including three of the 2022 – 2024 InColors. These colors will be retiring […]

February 2024 Color Challenge & Color Fusers Blog Hop

February 5, 2024
Posted in ,
The February 2024 Color Challenge features a gorgeous color combination! My project was made with masks and Shimmery White Embossing Paste.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and February 2024 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Kim McGillis‘s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The […]

Make this Easy DIY Valentine Treat Wrapper!

January 26, 2024
Posted in ,
Learn how to make this quick and easy DIY Valentine Treat Wrapper! They're made with Sale-A-Bration products that you can get for FREE!

Check out this quick and easy DIY Valentine Treat Wrapper! Get the products I used to make this project for Free during Sale-A-Bration! The DIY Valentine Treat Wrapper you see below is just one of several versions of my design! I’ve had so much fun making these and giving them to crafty friends. I’ve saved […]

Simple Cardmaking with Embossing Folders

January 13, 2024
Posted in ,
Cardmaking with embossing folders is an easy way to add texture & dimension in one quick step! It can add interest to designer papers too!

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing one of my favorite things, cardmaking with embossing folders. Cardmaking with embossing folders offers a super easy way to add texture and dimension in one quick step! Plus, it’s a great way to add interest to designer papers too! In this post, you’ll see two cards made with some […]

January 2024 Color Challenge & Color Fusers Blog Hop

January 1, 2024
Posted in ,
The January 2024 Color Challenge & Blog Hop features a bright & cheery color combination! My project features the Botanical Beauty Stamp Set.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and January 2024 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Brenda Nelson’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The […]

Simple Christmas Card with Watercoloring

December 9, 2023
Posted in ,,
simple christmas card with watercoloring

Today’s post features a stunning and simple Christmas Card with watercoloring, that anyone can make! I’ve included photos in this post of three versions of my card simple Christmas Card with watercoloring. This first photo is the simplest of the three. For these cards, I’ve used various circular objects to stamp the outlines of my […]

December 2023 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

December 4, 2023
Posted in ,
December 2023 Color Challenge

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and December 2023 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Kim McGillis’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The […]