Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop: Heart Happiness Box

Hi! Welcome to the Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop! This is a monthly hop with Stampin’ Up! friends around the world; you’re currently visiting Sarah Fleming in the USA. This month’s theme is Love, and I’m sure you’ll find tons of love-themed projects to inspire you in your crafting.

Stampin' Up! Heart Happiness & Teeny Tiny Wishes handmade treat box for York peppermint patties - Valentine's Day - Love - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #SDBH

I bled to bring you this darling little treat box. That’s how much I love y’all.

Other than my thumb, which sustained a stupidity-related injury and which for the moment has limited mobility, I had fun making this little box. It fits one little Valentine-themed York peppermint patty. Here are the dimensions:

Stampin' Up! Heart Happiness & Teeny Tiny Wishes handmade treat box for York peppermint patties - Valentine's Day - Love - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #SDBH

On the right you can see how I cut and scored the cardstock to make the box.

Stampin' Up! Heart Happiness & Teeny Tiny Wishes handmade treat box for York peppermint patties - Valentine's Day - Love - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #SDBH

Here’s the box after cutting and scoring. The notch for opening the box isn’t on here but it would be punched with the 1/2″ circle punch on the edge that’s at the bottom of the picture (opposite the edge with rounded corners).

 

Stampin' Up! Heart Happiness & Teeny Tiny Wishes handmade treat box for York peppermint patties - Valentine's Day - Love - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #SDBH

Here’s what the box looks like after you assemble it (I used Tear & Tape) and before you close it.

Stampin' Up! Heart Happiness & Teeny Tiny Wishes handmade treat box for York peppermint patties - Valentine's Day - Love - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #SDBH

I used the Heart Happiness stamp set to decorate the box. Make sure to do the stamping on the box before you assemble it. For the solid heart with the imprint of the flower, I used two stamps from the set. There is a solid heart stamp and a little flower stamp. I mounted both stamps, then inked the solid heart up with Flirty Flamingo ink, then kissed the flower stamp to the heart to take the ink off of the heart and leave the imprint, then stamped.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you like my little treat box and that you’ve been inspired to go make something today. You are currently visiting Sarah Fleming in the USA. Please see the list below & hop through all of the people on the list to see all of our projects. You don’t want to miss any!

Everything I used on my treat box can be found in my online Stampin’ Up! store. Make sure to use the January Host Code (below) if your order is below $150, and I’ll send you extra goodies! If your order is over $150, make sure to claim your Stampin’ Rewards when you check out, and you’ll still get my free gift!

But really, if your order is over $99, please consider signing up! The Starter Kit is $99, and you get $125 in products in your Starter Kit (you choose the products) plus TWO EXTRA STAMP SETS during Sale-A-Bration. Not to mention free shipping on your Starter Kit, a 20% discount through at least the end of July, and other great demonstrator perks. And you are never required to sell anything or even spend any more money. If that amazing deal interests you, go here to join my team. I’m happy to discuss it with you if you have questions or concerns.

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Big Shot

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Sympathy Blooms

Welcome to the Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop! We are a small group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators around the world who love to share our creativity with others. You’re currently visiting Sarah Fleming in the USA.

Stampin' Up! handmade sympathy card with Birthday Blooms, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Stampin' Blends, and Merry Little Christmas designer series paper - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #IIBH

 

This month our theme for the hop is Sorry/Sympathy/Get Well. I have a hard time making sympathy cards when I need them, so it’s good to keep them on hand. I prefer to make sympathy cards that have at least some bright colors in them, because I want a sympathy card to lift the person’s spirits.

My card base is Old Olive, and on top of that is a Whisper White mat embossed with the Hexagons embossing folder. I added some splatters from Swirly Bird on the mat in Versamark ink, then heat embossed the splatters in gold.

Stampin' Up! handmade sympathy card with Birthday Blooms, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Stampin' Blends, and Merry Little Christmas designer series paper - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #IIBH

I added the strip of Merry Little Christmas designer series paper — I love how you can use this paper for things other than Christmas projects. Then I added a half inch strip of a Champagne Foil Sheet.

Stampin' Up! handmade sympathy card with Birthday Blooms, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Stampin' Blends, and Merry Little Christmas designer series paper - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts #IIBH

For my focal point, I started by stamping the large flower from Birthday Blooms in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, then coloring it in with the Stampin’ Blends. For the flower petals, I used Dark and Light Calypso Coral. For the leaves, I used Dark and Light Old Olive, then added Dark Daffodil Delight to the tips of the leaves. The bits at the center of the flower are colored in with Dark Daffodil Delight. I fussy-cut the flower out. Before I added it to the card, I made some loops with the Pear Pizzazz 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon (delicious) and stuck it to the card with Tear & Tape. Then I added the flower on top of the ribbon with Dimensionals and Mini Dimensionals.

The sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes, punched out with the Classic Label punch.

I hope you enjoyed my card today! Make sure you follow the hop all the way back to me so you can see everyone else’s projects. The designers on this team are so talented — you won’t want to miss any of the blogs!



Everything I used on my card can be found in my online Stampin’ Up! store. Make sure to use the November Host Code (below) if your order is below $150, and I’ll send you extra goodies! If your order is over $150, make sure to claim your Stampin’ Rewards when you check out.

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Heat Tool

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Big Shot

$110.00

Quilted Christmas Sweater

Stampin' Up! Christmas Sweaters & Teeny Tiny Wishes with Quilted Christmas paper and Stampin' Blends - handmade Christmas card - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts

Hey, y’all! I keep forgetting about this fun Christmas Sweaters stamp set! But I was looking for something to color, so here you go. The paper is the Quilted Christmas designer series paper. I love all that Real Red! The sentiment comes from Teeny Tiny Wishes — I just think this stamp will never go out of style. The font is so classic. This is one of the first Stampin’ Up! stamp sets I ever bought.

Stampin' Up! Christmas Sweaters & Teeny Tiny Wishes with Quilted Christmas paper and Stampin' Blends - handmade Christmas card - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye Papercrafts

I colored the sweater with my Stampin’ Blends (you could also easily color it with Stampin’ Write Markers). The funny thing is, I don’t see any of these little mistakes when I’m staring at the card in real life, but zoomed in like this, I see tons of coloring outside the lines. *shrug*

Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Everything I used on my card can be found in my online Stampin’ Up! store. Make sure to use the November Host Code (below) if your order is below $150, and I’ll send you extra goodies! If your order is over $150, make sure to claim your Stampin’ Rewards when you check out.

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RAK Blog Hop

Hi! Welcome to the RAK Blog Hop! I am Sarah Fleming, a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator in the USA (in central Texas). This is a blog hop to show the cards that we send and receive as participants in the Random Act of Kindness Card Group. This group is a wonderful, giving group that sends cards to each other using current Stampin’ Up! products. We’re from all over the world, and half the fun is seeing how far each card travels to its destination.

Today I’m sharing the cards I’ve received in late September and October. I am sending out my October RAK cards next week, so I don’t have any of those to show yet. I’m a little behind this month.

Stampin' Up! Random Act of Kindness Card Group

How adorable is this card from Michelle Haney?? She has used the Envelope Punch Board to make the notches around the ears. The Stitched Shapes framelits and Layering Oval framelits make up the chest, eyes, and wings. The wings are debossed with the Petal Burst folder. What a great idea! I don’t have that embossing folder, but I’m starting to reconsider it. The Jack-o-lantern comes from the Pick a Pumpkin bundle. And there’s that classic “happy halloween” stamp from Teeny Tiny Wishes (Teeny Tiny Sentiments if you’re overseas). Thank you, Michelle!

Stampin' Up! Random Act of Kindness Card Group

This GORGEOUS sympathy card arrived from the wonderful Angie McKenzie. The Colorful Seasons stamp set is so versatile and can be used for almost any purpose. Even sympathy. And that Jute Twine is just perfect. What a beautiful card. Thank you, Angie.

I hope these cards have inspired you in some way. We’d love for you to join the Random Act of Kindness Card Group! It’s such a fun group! Make sure to go through the whole blog hop and be inspired by the other cards being sent and received this month. Just start at Jessie and go to the end.