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February 14, 2010

♥ Happy Valentine's Day ♥


I don't normally post on Sundays, but I typed up this the day before and have it scheduled to post so that I can wish everyone a happy Valentine's Day!  I also thought I would share with you the three little note cards I made for my 3 wonderful children.

Valentine's is not a huge holiday in our family, but I do use it as an opportunity to give my kids some little "love" notes from their parents.  I try to give them little notes in their school lunches as often as possible, but they know it's Valentine's Day, and at their age, it seems to be very important to them that we all do little things for each other.  I saw them making little notes and pictures for my husband and me the other day, and then they hid them in the cupboard in the kitchen and I told them that since I make food for them every day, that might not be a good hiding place ;)  They are so excited to give them to us today :)

Well, the Valentine's I made my kids are very CAS (Clean-and-Simple), but I think they're really cute.  Also, more thought went into them than you would think.  I chose the colors and the hearts very specifically for each child.

I hope you enjoy them and that you had a lovely Valentine's Day in which you were able to show someone you care about just how much you do.  I say why does it have to only be on the 14th that we make certain to tell our loved ones how special they are?  Why is it only one day of the year is dedicated to love?  Make every day Valentine's Day!!!

First Card:  Stamps:  I {Heart} Hearts, Picture This   Paper:  Whisper White   Ink:  Real Red and Basic Black classic ink   Accessories:  Stampin' Dimensionals

Second Card:  Stamps:  I {Heart} Hearts, Picture This   Paper:  Whisper White   Ink:  Pink Passion and Basic Black classic ink   Accessories:  Stampin' Dimensionals

Third Card:  Stamps:  I {Heart} Hearts, Picture This   Paper:  Whisper White   Ink:  Melon Mambo and Basic Black classic ink   Accessories:  Stampin' Dimensionals    


  1. Way cute cards! I must make some myself!
    I agree about making Valentines day an every day occurance. When Melissa was little I smoked her a dress that said LOVE on it and the fabric also said LOVE all over it. My friend said "Now why would you take so much time to make a dress that she can only wear for a few weeks" and I told her that she could wear it all year because LOVE never goes out of style.

    I still hold to that rule even now and the same goes for Christmas. She wore her baby Jesus dress that I made all year too!!!! :)

    Melanie Hopes

  2. Fabby cards!! Love the clean and simple look with all that white space, so striking!

  3. I *heart* these cards! So super cute, and so super simple! Beautiful work, Marie!!

  4. Marie, these Valentine's nots are as sweet as can be and I'm sure your family loved getting them. Thanks for sharing them with the rest of us!


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