Ninja Valentine’s Cards

I made 20 of these valentines for my son’s preschool classmates – there’s nothing like the deadline of a preschool party to motivate me – ha!

I’ve been wanting to use this Tiny Ninjas stamp set from Mama Elephant, ever since I first saw it in the Simon Says Stamp Masterpiece Box last July. No one volunteered to buy that Masterpiece Box for me, so I patiently waited for their release in November. I set alarms on my phone and computer to make sure I got it before it sold out, and I seriously made my purchase within the first few minutes of it being available. My package arrived a few days later…and then the holidays happened. 

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Octopus Valentine’s Card

When I saw the Octopi My Heart set from Lawn Fawn, I just had to get it! I immediately knew that I wanted to make my daughter’s preschool Valentines with this set, as we had been reading a fun library book called “My Octopus Arms” which prompted her to talk about how much more I could do with eight arms. 

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Viking Valentine’s Card

I made 20 of these Valentine’s cards for my son’s preschool teachers, family, and friends.

Using the Avery Elle Viking stamp set, I stamped the Viking image onto Strathmore Bristol Vellum with MFT black licorice hybrid ink. I knew I wanted to use my ZIG clean color real brush markers, and the vellum is a great paper that allows the colors to blend well.

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Ice Cream Truck Valentine’s Card

I had been wanting to use this Avery Elle stamp set called The Scoop for quite some time now. This was the perfect opportunity to make the shakers I had imagined! I ended up making 20 of these cards for my daughter’s preschool teachers, family, and friends. 

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