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Celebrate the Season of Love with Country Floral Lane

The joy of the Christmas Season is behind us. It’s a new year and it’s time to turn our thoughts to Valentine’s Day – the season of LOVE! As a crafter, I’m always working a few months ahead of the upcoming holidays. My Christmas prep started in earnest in October and by December I was already thinking about Valentine’s Day – a sweet time to remember the special people in our lives.

The new January to April Mini Catalog goes live tomorrow (January 5th) and right from the start the beautiful product suite on pages 8 and 9 caught my eye. The soft colors of the Designer Series Paper just called to me and begged me to create with them. What else could I do but grab the Country Floral Lane Suite collection and begin creating?

When you have such beautiful Designer Series Papers, it’s so easy to create beautiful cards quickly, especially when you let the Designer Series Paper be the star of the show. Here are two of the cards I made featuring products from the Country Floral Lane Suite collection.

In both cards, the gorgeous Designer Series Paper takes center stage with minimal stamping and embellishments. I featured these cards in my live demonstration – you can watch the replay on my Crafty Klock YouTube channel

Beyond the Florals

I don’t know about you but one of the biggest challenges I have is creating masculine cards, especially when the products don’t really seem geared to guys. With this in mind, I challenged myself to create a Valentine’s Day card for guys using products from the Country Floral Lane Suite. Here’s the card I came up with – how did I do?

Season of Love Masculine Style

Time to Hop

Thanks for stopping by to read all about my celebrating the Season of Love. Now it’s time to hop along and see what my Stampin’ Up! sisters are working on. Enjoy!

Love our Designer Series Paper?

Do you love our Designer Series Paper as much as I do? Would you like to try it all but don’t want to spend all that cash? Then you need a Product Share! You can learn all about my product share by clicking the buttons below but hurry! Registration ends today at 11:59 PM Eastern.

Sign up for my Virtual January Workshop

My January Workshop features products from the Country Floral Lane Suite Collection. Join me and stampers from around the country on Friday, January 20 via Zoom at 7 PM Eastern for a fun evening. Workshop fee of $40 includes a goody bag with over $20 in Stampin’ Up! products, kits to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), written tutoral, Zoom call to create the cards together, and postage to mail you everything you need! Registration closes on Friday January 6th so be sure to register soon! Open to US Residents only. If you are local to the Middletown, VA area you can register for my In-Person class on Saturday, January 21 from 9 AM – 11 AM Eastern for just $30.

Product List

If you’re like me, you want to know what products were used for the cards shown here. To make it easy for you here’s the list:

  • Country Floral Lane Suite Collection #160390 $78.75 (includes Country Bouquet Bundle, Real Red & Burlap Ribbon Combo Pack, Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins, Country Gingham 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper, and Country Floral Lane 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock #133676 $9.25
  • Petal Pink Cardstock #146985 $9.25
  • Sweet Sorbet Cardstock #159268 $9.25
  • Soft Suede Cardstock #115318 $9.25
  • Basic White Cardstock #159276 $10.25
  • Petal Pink Classic Stampin’ Pad #147108 $8.00
  • Sweet Sorbet Classic Stampin’ Pad #159216 $8.00
  • Balmy Blue Classic Stampin’ Pad #147105 $8.00
  • Sweet Sorbet 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon #159200 $9.00
  • Linen Thread #104199 $5.00

I can’t wait to see what you create! Post your pictures to social media using #craftyklock so I can be sure to see them! Happy Stamping!

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