The little things that make me happy here on Bliss Road~~Emily Keaton

Sunday, January 8, 2012

DeNami Valentine Blog Hop

Welcome to the DeNami Design Valentine Blog Hop!

Hopefully, you've arrived here by way of Dana Seymour's blog, Kismet, Art, and Life. If so, you are on the right track! If not, you'll want to head over to the DeNami blog to start the blog hop at the beginning. (And remember, if you get lost along the way, you can always head over to the DeNami blog to get pointed in the right direction.)

This month's blog hop is all about, you guessed it, Valentine projects!! Hop along for some great inspiration and comment along the way for a chance at some free DeNami products! Here are the details:


When: The blog hop starts on January 8 at 6 AM, PST. However, you have until January 9, 2012, 11:59 pm PST, to leave comments on all the blogs (to be eligible for a prize).

Why: To be inspired by Valentine creations featuring DeNami Design stamps and also the chance to win mini shopping sprees on the DeNami Design website!

Prizes: DeNami is giving away THREE $20 gift certificates to their website: one gift certificate to a random blog hop participant (DT members not eligible) and TWO gift certificates to TWO people who comment along the hop!
How fun is that?


OK, enough chit-chat--on to my Valentine project. How about a yummy heart cookie?

Cut-out sugar cookies are a huge favorite in my house. Frosting and decorations make them even more desirable! So when I saw this Large Sugar Heart stamp in the DeNami store, I just knew it had to come live at my house :). I had the best time paper piecing the frosting and coloring the good-enough to eat decorations with colored pencils and a white gel pen. The DeNami sentiment is the whimsical Happy Valentine's Day stamp.

The patterned paper is from a My Mind's Eye paper pad that I got for Christmas: Lost & Found. I think it's perfect for Valentine projects! A little machine stitching and some Blossom baker's twine (thanks, Emily!) finished off this card nicely.

You can find these items from my card in the DeNami store: Chocolate Brown cardstock, Petal Pink cardstock, and Vintage Sepia Versafine Ink.

Did you know that all DeNami Valentine stamps are on sale right now? It's true! Here's the scoop:
You're welcome ;).

OK, I think I've held you hostage long enough! Before you hop off to your next stop on the blog hop, be sure to leave a comment here for a chance at some free DeNami products. Then head on over to visit the fabulous Karen Larkin at her My Life blog for another inspiring Valentine project!

Thanks for stopping by today for a little slice of bliss!
Emily


PS I'm entering this in Ribbon Carousel Challenge #34 (Anything Goes), and the Simon Says Stamp "New Something" challenge (my "new" is using something new: that fabulous new patterned paper from My Mind's Eye!).

53 comments:

~Tammy~ said...

Emily, this is delightfully yummy! Great layout that stamps looks like it's going to be happy living at your house and will be well loved!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so pretty dearie!!!

Barb said...

love!!! this is perfect Emily :)

Dana said...

Your heart cookie rocks Emily! Such a cute and clever way to decorate a card!

Wendy aka Cheeky said...

We *heart* sugar cookies around my house too!

Love this card! I think the machine stitching really sets it off!

~amy~ said...

sooooo sweet...lovin' all the PINK!!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love pink and brown together and love how you've stitched it all together and wrapped it up with twine.

Meg said...

So yummy! I could definitely take one of those cookies right now!

Pat Q said...

I love the idea of layering the cookie so it looks good enough to eat! Very realistic looking.

Kimberly said...

Very pretty! I really like the colors you used. The cookie looks great and I love the extra something the twine adds to the card!

Lisa said...

I knew you woould have something delightful to share Emily! This is just yummy and your stitching is PERFECTION!!

Lin said...

I've never seen this stamp before! So great! Love the colors!

Pam Wendt said...

So sweet! Love the yummy cookie of course, but also the twine, the stitching, and the overall adorableness of this card!

Annette said...

what a sweet card. love the stitching. thanks for sharing.

Carol said...

This is super cute! Thanks for sharing!

Niki M said...

Super sweet !! Love it !!

Sarah Bennett said...

Great Valentine card- I love the pink and brown color combo, and the awesome stitching. So pretty!

stephinka said...

The sugar cookie!! This is such an adorable card! Love it. Tfs!

Sheryl said...

Love the multiple loops on the twine bow. Pretty card!

Nicki S said...

This is such a pretty card, Emily! Love how you have the cookie angled to the side. The colors are so soft and elegant. Great work!

onecraftymama said...

Dang, now I want a frosted sugar cookie :( I love it, Emily!The stitching is perfect, and the super-loopy bow is so cute. How did you do that??

Benzi said...

What a wonderful, paper pieced cookie. Yum! But, I have to say, for my weight, I'm glad you didn't leave another recipe. Bwaahhhaaaaa
Love your card!!!

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Such a "Yummy" card Emily! Makes me hungry just looking at it! ;o)

Auntie Em said...

Oh Emily, your cookie card is so sweet and pretty! Great work on the paper piecing and the stitch work. The pink twine is the perfect finishing touch.
Thanks for sharing! :)

andrea said...

How delicious! The colors are so soft, and there's so much texture too! wonderful!

Wendy said...

Love your card! Great colors. Would you believe I've stamped and colored that heart many times, NEVER did I see a cookie. As soon as I saw how you colored it, I saw a cookie. I feel dumb. :-)

Pam said...

Very sweet Emily! Love the colors, and the cute cookie stamp! Of course the twine and stitching are fabulous too!! I have the new copy of 365 Cards, and so happy to see your cards in it!! Congrats again!

Heidi said...

Love the stitching -- just such a sweet card!

Suzanne Bier said...

I think one of those stamps needs to come & live at my house, too! Simply gorgeous card! :)

Linda said...

Simply sweet!

Indy said...

Love the heart cookie and the stitching in brown thread. I'm always too lazy to change out my white! You've inspired me to take the time because it looks great!

Amy Smidebush said...

This is ADORABLE! Fabulous card, Emily!

Jennifer said...

Very cute card, Emily!!! :) I love DeNami!

Thanks for sharing,

Jennifer
partridgelu at yahoo dot com

Linda R. said...

Your cookie card is so darn cute.. I LOVE it!!

Hugs, Linda

Karen said...

Adorable card. I love the color combination. Thanks for sharing :)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Such a sweet card Emily! That heart looks so pretty and I love the pink scalloped trim!

The Wolverina /// said...

Oh Emily!! Beautiful!! I love that cookie stamp and used it for my valentine cards too!!! So perfect I just adore your card!!

Tina M said...

Ohh my, just darling!

Michele Gross said...

So sweet!! Love the adorable cookie and the stitching too!

Lindsey Wood said...

Awesome card! I love the stitching, it gives it a nice finishing touch!

...:::Paulina:::... said...

This card is so yummy, Emily! I almost used the Large Sugar Heart too, however, I couldn't come up with anything good! Glad I didn't try...it would have looked horrible next to yours! :)

Rae Ann said...

Love that cookie stamp! It looks good enough to eat! The color combo matches it perfectly.

sharon g said...

The soft pink twine looks wonderful!

Jen aka Scrapalajen said...

Love the heart and how it makes me that it looks like a strawberry frosted heart cookie shape. I love the subtlety of the stitching and the twine.

Emily Leiphart said...

This is gorgeous, Emily! I love the twiney bow and the heart looks good enough to eat!

Annette Holleger said...

Love the color palette. I've always loved brown and pink but that shade of green is great addition. Thanks for sharing your work.

Lorraine A said...

Beautifulcard Emily :-) I love the CAS style of this and the colours are perfect ,, totally gorgeous !

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Larisa said...

It is simple and beautiful! Love the papers you used here - all is so much harmonical!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

So pretty!!!!!Thanks for playing along with The Ribbon Carousel!!!

Danielle Lounds said...

Darling card!!! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Carousel! :)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHH! What a pretty card--that bow is my FAV! LOVE LOVE LOVE! THANKS for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the RCC!

Lisa Petrella said...

Emily, that sugar cookie is ADORABLE and totally looks YUMMY enough to eat!!! In fact...I'll take a dozen! HA! LOVE this sweet little creation, girl!!!

Andrea M said...

Oh Emily! This is so BEAUTIFUL! Love the colors and the twine treatment!