DeNami Valentine Blog Hop

Sunday, January 8, 2012


Hello and welcome to the next stop on the DeNami Valentine Blog Hop!

If you're arriving from Michele's fabulous blog, then you're right on track. If you stumbled over here or are lost and want to start at the beginning, you can start by heading over to the DeNami Blog!

If you'd like a chance to win one of THREE $20 gift certificates to the DeNami website, BE SURE to leave a comment on every blog! DeNami will be giving away one gift certificate to a random participant, and they'll also be giving away TWO gift certificates to TWO people who comment along the hop! You have until Monday, January 9th, 11:59 pm PST, to leave comments on all the blogs to be eligible for a prize.

Ok, on to the Craftiness! I will make this short and sweet because I know you have a lot of blogs to visit!

I made a card set with a matching envelope using this tutorial by Amber. If you are not familiar with Amber's work, I highly encourage you to check out her blog. Two words to describe her: CREATIVE GENIUS












I also am entering this in the Young Crafters Unite Challenge #5 - Clean & Simple.


Stamps
DeNami
Papertrey Ink
Fillable Frames #11 (be my valentine sentiment)
Diecut - Banner Builder Collection
White Cardstock 
Black Buttons

Stampin' Up
Rose Red, Basic Black, and Going Gray Cardstock
Silver Embossing Powder
Rose Red Ink
Silver Cord

Other
Cuttlebug Textile Embossing Folder
StazOn Jet Black Ink
Tsukineko Brilliance Pigment Ink - Starlite Silver

I hope you got some inspiration from my Valentine project!
I had such a great time working on these, I want to make more! ;-)
Now, on to your next wonderful creation at

41 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous portfolio and card set! There are so many elements that make this project beautiful - your stitching, your embossing, and the clean and simple design - it's all so pretty!

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  2. GREAT job!! I love all the cards!

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  3. Greats cards! I love them all and really like how you packaged them all up together! Great set to give to someone or keep like cards together!

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  4. I love the CAS style and the colors you used.

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  5. Looks like you had a ball! Great card designs and I love the packaging! Wonderful set for sure!

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  6. I'm loving the embossing on the first card - that one is my favorite, but they are all lovely!

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  7. This is awesome! Love everything about the whole set. Lenae Lovesugargem@gmail.com

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  8. these are amazing...love them..
    thanks for sharing..

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  9. gorgeous designs each one...and the whole set? AWESOME! the banner heart card is my fave...it's perfect :)

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  10. LOVE LOVE LOVE the black stitching ! Adds so much to the card. Thanks

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  11. Wow- what a fantastic set of cards- I love them all! The card holder is amazing! The button closure is awesome. Thanks for sharing all your terrific ideas!

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  12. These cards are so cute! I love how you used the heart stamp in all the cards. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Wow I really do love it all!! The envelope is a great touch. Tfs!

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  14. What a great quartet of crisp clean cards and a nifty little box Nicki! Lovin the polka dot hearts and zigzag stitch stamps. Very cute idea!

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  15. Nicki! This is great. I love your cards and I love that you used my tutorial for the card holder. Thanks for sharing this link with me!! I love it!

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  16. FAB-U-LOUS!! Wow, you made a fantastic assortment of beautiful CAS cards, and that portfolio to hold them is amazing. And your colors are so pretty! Thanks so much for sharing your sweet designs as part of the DeNami Valentine Blog Hop!

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  17. Nicki, these are my favorite cards of this whole hop! I love them! Fabulous designs, great LOs, perfect execution. You rock!

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  18. Wow! Awesome job on your card set & portfolio! ;o)

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  19. Simply Divine set of cards and portfolio. Totally inspired me to try to whip up a few sets like this! LOVE them, great color choice.

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  20. These cards are adorable!!! The grey is a really unique choice, and it is fantastic with the black and red!

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  21. Gorgeous set of cards and a fantastic envelope to put them in! Love the CAS look you chose for your cards! :)

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  22. What a sweet set of cards!!! I just love all the white with the splashes of grays, black and reds! Spectacular!

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  23. Just went to Amber's site! FANTASTIC! Thanks for the tip!

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  24. Wow Nicki what a wonderful gift set that is!! The cards are so simple yet beautiful! I especially love the sewing as I am just getting into sewing on cards! I think the last card is my favorite! Awesome!!

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  25. What a cute set of cards! Simple and very nice!

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  26. I love all the cards! You did a great job, thanks for shareing.

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  27. This is super awesome! FAbulous collection of cards and such a fun way to use the stamps :)

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  28. What a fab set of cards!! Over the top cuteness girl!

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  29. These cards are so cute! But I have to say the one with the banners is my favorite. I'm a sucker for banners!

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  30. These cards are awesome!!! Now I REALLY want to get that Heart petit four set!

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  31. Oh my! This post is just FULL of beauties and creativity! I am really loving the color combination you chose for this set of cards- it's so yummy!

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  32. Such a great set of cards! The color combo is so elegant and each of the designs so different from the last! Love it!

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  33. LOVE the stitching, and the buttons!!

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  34. What a gorgeous array of wonderful creations. Very beautiful!

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  35. FANTABULOUS set of CAS Valentines, Nicki!!! I LOVE them all, but especially the second one with the row of polka dotty hearts with the stitching through the center!! ADORABLE!! And LOVE the coordinated envelope too!!! GREAT idea!

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  36. Very cute cards! Thank you for linking up to Strut Your Stuff Saturday. We would love to have you come back next Saturday and share more of your incredible ideas. -The Sisters

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  37. Scuh pretty cards! Thank you so much for joining our Young Crafters Unite challenge =)

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  38. Gosh, how wonderful, I love all the designs & the faux stitching works perfectly! x

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  39. Beautiful cards. Love how you used the same style but each is unique and pretty in its own way! Perfect for Valentine's Day! ~Stephanie

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