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Valentine’s Week!

Valentine's Week

Valentine's Day is on Friday! Are you ready?! We're going to focus all week on the day of ❤ and finish with a fun American Crafts Design Team blog hop on Valentine's Day! Meghann Andrew (Blog: Meghann Andrew | Instagram: @meghannandrew | Pinterest: @meghann_andrew | Twitter: @meghannandrew) and Jill Cornell (Blog: Jill Cornell | Instagram: @jillcornell | Pinterest: @jillcornell) each have a pair of stunning V-Day-themed projects to start off this week o' love!

Meghann Andrew

Meghann

My Funny Valentine_AC blog
Supplies: Grand Garland Paper (366172)- Polka Dot Party, Magical Moments Paper (366169)- Polka Dot Party, Clever Card Paper (366171)- Polka Dot Party, Printed Transparency (366181)- Polka Dot Party, Blush Glitter Paper (71639)- POW!, Die Cut Cards (85649)- Lucky Charm, Accent & Phrase Stickers (42266)- 5th & Frolic, Stitched Vellum Pockets (366071)- Cut & Paste, Cardstock Die Cuts (366205)- Polka Dot Party, Rub-On Transfer Sheets (366076)- Cut & Paste, Fabric Bows (366201)- Polka Dot Party, Decorative Flowers (77292)- 5th & Frolic, Die-Cut Frames (366199)- Polka Dot Party, Remarks Cardstock Stickers (42273)- Soho Garden, Toothpick Glitter Hearts (366159)- Polka Dot Party, Accent & Phrase Stickers (366195)- Polka Dot Party, Pink Thickers (53459)- Yes, Please, RSVP Thickers (366191)- Polka Dot Party

How To: Layer the 4"x6" pink stripe paper from 'Clever Card', the heart die-cut card & the heart patterned transparency onto the 'Grand Garland' paper background. Tuck the vellum pocket into your layers with the 'You Are My Favorite' card from 'Clever Card' sticking out. Adhere your 4"x 4" photo, trimmed with a die-cut frame on top of your layers. Rub flower rub-ons at the edges of your layers & color using watercolor paint or pencils. Add your title at the bottom right corner using small letter stickers & larger Thickers, separating with a border sticker. Embellish with decorative flowers, cardstock heart sticker, fabric bow & glitter stick pin. Finish off with a few droplets of mist near your embellishment groupings.

Just My Type Card_AC blog
Supplies: White (AC71259)- Cardstock, Neutrals (71252)- Cardstock, Clever Card Paper (366171)- Polka Dot Party, Cheerful Chalkboard (366174)- Polka Dot Party, Terrific Tunes Paper (366170)- Polka Dot Party, Wood Stamps (366212)- Polka Dot Party, Accent & Phrase Cardstock Stickers (366776)- Daydreamer, Accent & Phrase Cardstock Stickers (42266)- 5th & Frolic, Punch (63105)- Knock Outs, File Tabs (366610)- DIY Shop, Enamel Dots (366785)- Daydreamer, Rotary Stamp (366080)- Cut & Paste, White Opaque Embossing Powder (27124)- Zing!, Adhesive Dispenser (AM617-11)- This to That, Foam Tab Adhesive (AMF617-10)- This to That, Black (62311)- Precision Pen

How To: Cut a piece of gray cardstock 4-1/4" x 10-1/2". Fold in half lengthways. Cut a piece of white cardstock 4"x 5-1/8". Round the corners on both pieces. Stamp a heart background on the smooth side of the white cardstock. Cut a slit at the top of the cardstock typewriter sticker just over 1-1/2" long. Cut a piece of notebook paper from the Polka Dot Party Clever Card paper to 1-1/2" x 2" long & insert into the slit in the typewriter. Place letter stickers on notebook paper & add handwritten word using a Precision Pen. Adhere typewriter & paper to the background white cardstock & add dimensional adhesive at the top of the paper. Punch a small banner out of teal paper using the Knock Out punch & using that banner as a guide, hand cut a longer, thinner, black banner. Put tape runner at the top of both banners and attach to top right corner of card, adding dimensional adhesive at the bottom of each banner. Cover the top of the banners with a thin border sticker. Emboss 'notice' with white Zing! onto a DIY collection chalkboard tab. Adhere at the top right hand corner of the gray card. Adhere the white cardstock piece over that. Embellish with enamel dots. 

Jill Cornell

Jill

XOXO_JillCornell
Supplies: Plus One – Adhesive Badges (366906), Daydreamer – Matte Puffy Accents (366777), Daydreamer – Dimensional Embellishments (366786), Daydreamer – Adhesive Badges (366795), Dear Lizzy – Yo-Yo Thickers (366772), Dear Lizzy – Treehouse Thickers (366774), Dear Lizzy – Soiree Thickers (366185), DIY Shop – Decorative Tape (366613), Cut & Paste – Grainy Goodness (366049), Cut & Paste – Starling (366046), Cut & Paste – 6×6 Pad (366086), Cut & Paste – Envelope (366045), Polka Dot Party – Cutesy Cupcakes (366164), Polka Dot Party – Magical Moments (366169), Polka Dot Party – Sparkling Stars (366161), Polka Dot Party – Terrific Tunes (366170), Polka Dot Party – Cheerful Chalkboard (366174), Polka Dot Party – Savvy Skirt (366168), Polka Dot Party – Fabric Bows (366201), Polka Dot Party – 6×6 Pad (366214)

LoveNote_card_JillCornell
Supplies: Daydreamer – Adhesive Badges (366795), Polka Dot Party – 6×6 Pad (366214), Cut & Paste – Grainy Goodness (366049), Cut & Paste – Starling (366046), Cut & Paste – 6×6 Pad (366086), Cut & Paste – Envelope (366045), Polka Dot Party – Cutesy Cupcakes (366164), Polka Dot Party – Magical Moments (366169), Polka Dot Party – Sparkling Stars (366161), Polka Dot Party – Terrific Tunes (366170), Polka Dot Party – Cheerful Chalkboard (366174)

Jill says, "I loved the heart cut-outs so much that made them a bit smaller and then cut them to fit this card. I kept the patterned papers the same and then added a little flair for the sentiment."