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Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Blog Candy and Sweet Valentines Dies

Hello Friends!

I am so excited and lovin' the new IO CHA release that I am going to be posting quick and easy cards to create featuring new valentine / wedding dies and images. 

 I would like to thank my 972 followers and share some IO shopping.  Just leave me a comment on any post starting with my second post on Jan 10th through Wednesday January 15th and tell me how you follow me.
Of course new followers are always welcome too!   I will use the Random Generator to choose a winner from all of comments and announce the winner on Thursday Jan 15th 2014.  The prize will be any 5 items of your choice from all of the Impression Obsession CHA 2014 New Release.

 Impression Obsession Products~
Heart Frame DIE124-Z , Valentine Hearts Clear Set CL538

Imagine Crafts Tsukineko Products~Memento Love Letter and Angel Pink, Jumbo Sponge Dauber

Other Products~Ribbon, Pop Dots, Studio G Glitter Glue, Sizzix Embossing Folder

  Impression Obsession Products~
 Hearts DIE135-F
Mini Heart Row DIE134-D
Valentine Hearts Clear Set CL538

Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko Products~
Versafine Vintage Sepia, Clear Embossing Powder, Memento Angel Pink Ink, Sponge Dauber

Other Products~Sizzix Dots Embossing Folder, Ribbon, Lace, Pins

   Thanks so much for stopping by and have a fantastic day!


  1. Beautiful cards! Love the brown/pink color combo and the heart borders!

  2. Love your gorgeous valentine/wedding card, Ellen. Those heart stick pins are so adorable on the pretty, large heart.
    I'm following with Google.

  3. Duh, forgot to comment on the others. They're all beautiful. Still following with Google. :-)

  4. WOW!! These are stunning Ellen. The designs and colours are all so beautiful. i especially love the heart row border die - just wonderful!
    hugs Sue xx

  5. Beautiful cards! Makes me want get busy with my craft supplies - of course I don't have any of these dies - yet!
    Follow you in Feedly.

  6. Love it! Joanne Lacombe

  7. Darling cards! Love all the layers and pretty embellishments on both cards. Your little heart stick pins are as sweet as they can be and add another fun element to your card. Love these dies! I am a follower here and also follow you on Pinterest and through email and on bloglovin'. Love your very creative, full of inspiration blog!

  8. Such sweet cards! Love the sparkle on your "will you be my valentine" card! Fabulous new dies!!!

    I follow you on Bloglovin'...thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win!

  9. Really pretty cards! Love the layout of the second card. Love the little heart with the bow and stick pins! And that lace! And love the glitter on the first card too! Awesome Valentines Day cards! I have not been writing how I follow you in each days post but it is through google friend connect. Thanks for the chance to win Ellen. Have loved seeing your work, as always! :) Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  10. Love the top card with the beautiful romantic feel with the strip of lace and the many hearts poses a great question on the second card!! So sparkly and pretty!! LOVE them both! :) HUGS

  11. Beautiful cards! Love the heart frame die and the bow on the heart ! Follow you with Google :)

  12. I love getting your blog posts in my email! This post is particularly good!!!That heart frame is really beautiful! The card with the die cut heart borders, lace and those darling heart stick pins steals my heart. Your Valentines have made my week in the virtual world a really LOVEly one- thank you!

  13. A beautiful card, I love the heart pins. I follow you with Google.


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