All Aboard the LOVE TRAIN - myStamp BOX Blog HOP!


All Aboard!!! You’re now a passenger on the myStamp BOX Love Train Blog Hop! Let’s travel along the tracks to each of our talented designers and see the sites! We’re going to share all kinds of cool cards and projects on your journey today. We’re also going to giveaway some amazing stamp sets too! If you are just joining in, please visit the myStamp BOX blog to begin your journey.

All aboard… let’s begin our journey right now! Just in case your train de-rails, these are the stops we’re going to make along the way…


To be eligible to be our random stamp winner, you must visit each of the designers blogs listed above and leave on comment on their Love Train post. Once you have visited and commented on each person’s blog you can return to the myStamp BOX blog and leave one final comment to let us know what your favourite stop along your train trip was.

Now on with the journey!!!

When I think of Love and Valentine's Day, I think red, white and frilly! So for my first card creation I wanted to make it just that... red, white and frilly! LOL! So I made this...

Frilly Hearts

To create my card I started off by cutting a long strip of white paper and then edge punching the width of the paper strip. I cut my flaps of scalloped punched paper approximately 1 inch in width and then I stamped my cute little heart from the Seal It! stamp set. I used the scallops as my guidelines... so perfect! Then I layered the stamped scalloped strips with a little bit of distress inks along the edge on a piece of scrap paper. I created a fast frame and wrapped it with some cute heart ribbon and a heart charm and VOILA!... red, white and frilly!

You can see the scalloped edge detail a little better here...


For my final card, I wanted to create a font inspired front panel so I searched through all of my amazing myStamp BOX stamp sets to find all the love and Valentine's Day inspired sentiments to use. And I found a ton! Here's my font inspired card...

Hanging Heart U

Stamp sets used: Funky Alphabet (love), Mini Alpha - Small Box (adore), Rough Copy Alphabet ("u"), Backgrounds (bubble wrap background), Mention It! ("you're so sweet"), Santa's Tags - Small Box (xoxo), Lots of Dots - Sentiments ("sweet"), Whatever! ("truly madly", "I (*heart*) U", "Hugz").

That's 8 stamps sets... including a Christmas stamp set!!! I know... crazy huh??

To celebrate this love inspired journey, I'm giving away a set of Making Memories "Love Notes" felt clips and a Making Memories "Je t'Adore" set of brads. How can you WIN this little LOVE RAK you ask? Just by commenting below and answering the following question...

What was your favourite part of the Love Train Blog Hop today?

I will draw a winner on Monday sometime. Good luck!

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Thanks for stopping by on your journey. Don’t forget to leave a comment below to be eligible for another prize! Now on to the final station….
Your FINAL stop is the myStamp BOX blog.

Please return to the mSB blog and leave a comment to indicate that you have hopped along the entire hop today. Thanks for tagging along on our journey this weekend! I hope you have a great Valentine's Day!

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27 comments:

  1. Ally, love them. That heart is perfect with the scallops in your first card and it's great how you incorporated so many stamp sets in the Hanging Heart.

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  2. This is really cute!

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  3. Love the simplicity of the words card!!!! Fun!!

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  4. OMG! lovin' the frilly look! thanks for sharing

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  5. Ally, those cards are amazing! A true labour of love! I like the different sentiments as a background!

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  6. WOW! The frilly hearts card is very very nice!! I adore the scallop paper with hearts! My favourite part is Eva's card! kisses from Italy, Gloria.

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  7. That "text" box idea is awesome. Love your cards!!

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  8. Love the scalloped card! Love all the wonderful ways the different stamp sets were used!

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  9. I love your cards, they are wonderful!! TFS :)

    dilsaverdesigns at yahoo dot com

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  10. Very cute cards!

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  11. Gorgeous card Ally love the dimension on it. As for the question, favourite stop - duuhh has to be here and your great give away - LOL Have a great weekend.

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  12. I think this final stop is the cutest! Love your frilly hearts card! Hugs!

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  13. Oh wow! You left the best 'till last! I absolutely am in love whith your first card, Frilly Hearts! Awesome!

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  14. Amazing cards Ally but I think my favourite is the "frilly" heart - thanks for sharing the "how to" I can see me using this on my cards.
    Hugs xx

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  15. Love love love how you made the back ground paper on the 2nd card with the stamps, just gorgeous!! The ruffles on the first card are very cute!!

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  16. Love all your creations!!! My favorite one is Frilly Hearts!!!TFS

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  17. cute. cute. cute. always love your cards, girl!!! my fave is the frilly one......they are sooooo "in" right now.

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  18. My favorite part of the Hop was all the wonderful inspiration..so hard to pick but I absolutely LOVE your first card...perfection!!

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  19. What a super sweet cards!! My fav is definitely the first one!!

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  20. Fantastic work Allison....as usual you always have such creative ideas!

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  21. I am in love with your frilly card:-)
    check my blog too Ally as I used something of yours on a card I made for Valentine's:-)

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  22. Love, love the frilly hearts! Loved the "Love Me" layout/stop, you guys all did a great job!

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  23. I love the word card. Very cute.

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  24. Adore the frilled Heart .... If I REALLY had to choose I would pick Stephanie's basket as my fave along the way - but learnt alot from everybody ... TFS ...

    Love, Tracy G

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  25. I love your cards. They are beautiful. I just loved seeing all the great projects and getting ideas.

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  26. Very cute cards. I'm not much of a valentine's day person myself, but these are really cute. So far, I think my favorite part of the train hop has been the variety - cards, layouts, and altered items... so much variety!

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.