Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Blog Hop Day 1: “Note” Card

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LovelyNotes_BlogHop Welcome to our first blog hop!   Over the past few days, I’ve introduced you to each product that will be in the Lovely Notes Stamp of Approval Collection and from what I’m hearing, you all agree with me that this is the best one yet!

With SIX stamp sets and TWO die sets, you are going to be stamping for months and months and months with this collection.  I’ve barely scratched the surface with what you can do with these goodies.

The Dream Team and our guests have made some pretty incredible projects, so be sure to read through the post for the nitty gritty details, then hop along, check out the projects and comment to win.  (more details coming…)

But first….

Just a note2_ I love a good background stamp, and Lovely Lattice is no exception.

A bit of Clear Embossing, some Zig Marker action, and water and I am WOW’d every. Single. Time.

View the video and check it out:

I love love love love love…ok, you get the picture…this background stamp.  I could play with this in different colors and even different mediums for days.

Maybe even weeks.

And never get tired of it.

My problem always comes in when finishing it off a card like this with a fabulous background technique piece.

The Lovely Flowers and Banners Dies made that easy!  Just cut a short banner (this banner is looooong so you can use it to cover most of the card, or just a bit of it).

Stamp the greeting from Butterfly Notes, the music notes and that darling little birdie from Wonderful Wreath (after rockin’ and rollin’ him (her?) in Grape Jelly and Lilac Posies for a fun shaded look, of course!)…then fussy cut and pop it up on the card.

Just a note…with music notes?  I know…too fun!

Just a note WHAT IS the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection?

We have a little tradition (that’s not really the norm) of showing you all the products in our collections in my videos.

We don’t show the photos of the products until much later and we don’t show them together.

Some of our stamping friends get so super excited about our collections, it’s kinda like Christmas!!!  (I Agree!! It’s like that for me, too!)

What’s Christmas without surprises?  Right?  So we don’t show everything together.

For those of you that DON’T want a surprise, no problem!  You can watch all of my videos during the preview to see everything that will be in your darling little box when it arrives on your doorstep!

Here are direct links to the preview day videos:



WIN the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection

So what was that?  Someone is going to WIN a Stamp of Approval box?

Well, actually THREE “someones”!

We have so many amazing designers and projects to share with you, we thought we’d spread out the inspiration over three days.  It also gives you a good look at the collection and all the amazing projects you can make with it before making your purchase.

THREE commenters will be chosen at random from all the comments on all the blogs. The more blogs you comment on, the better your chance in winning!

HOW TO COMMENT:  Scroll to the end of the blog post to find the comment section.  If you don’t see a comment section, but see another blog post, scroll back up and click the title of this post. Scroll down and you’ll see the comment section.

Entries close on THURSDAY, July 14 at 9AM EST and will be announced right here on my blog later that day.

If you have already purchased a box, we will refund your money, OR you can send the box as a gift to a friend!  (You would win friend of the year if you did that.  Just sayin’)

BUY the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection

  • StampNation Members get the link at 9 am Eastern.  Not a member yet?  Click here to check it out.
  • General Wait List gets the link at 10 am Eastern.
  • if we are not sold out on Thursday, July 14 general ordering will open at 9 am.

*as soon as you subscribe to the wait list, you will get a confirmation email.  Check your junk mail, promotions tab (gmail) and add our email address to your address bookto ensure delivery of our emails.


The Dream Team  members and our guests have projects ready for you using the supplies in the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection.  

Catherine Pooler – you are here!

Heather North – go here next!

Emily Leiphart

Allison Cope

Nina-Marie Trapani

Iliana Myska



  • Stamps:  Lovely Lattice, Butterfly Notes, Wonderful Wreath
  • Ink:  Versamark, Purple, Peach Pink, Cobalt Blue (Zig Markers), Grape Jelly, Lilac Posies (Memento)
  • Paper:  Neenah Solar White, Bristol (Strathmore), Vellum and Black (SU!)
  • Accessories: Lovely Flowers and Banners Dies  


See you tomorrow with another fun blog hop and more awesome projects!

  • Lee Gane July 12, 2016, 10:24 pm

    Ok, just wanted to tell you, i have been looking at background stamps last couple of days and i havent seen anything like this one. there are similar ones but for some reason i really like this one. so well just wanted to let you know how awesome it is…. thanks again!

  • Teresa Hampton July 12, 2016, 10:31 pm

    Those “notes” are spectacular! LOVE THEM

  • Karen Smee July 12, 2016, 10:36 pm

    Nice card – I’ve pinned it for inspiration at some point!

  • Abby July 12, 2016, 11:22 pm

    Great card!

  • Adriana Duff July 12, 2016, 11:46 pm

    As I’m trying to save money for new furniture, I wasn’t even going to peek at this month’s goodies, but furniture can wait!! I can’t believe how darling the Pooler card turned out and can’t wait to get my hands on the tools to make it. Great choices!!!

  • Molly K Barry July 13, 2016, 12:22 am

    Lovely cards, as ever!

  • Mary Beth Krakowski July 13, 2016, 12:23 am

    THanks for the inspiration! I love this background! The colors are just perfect. I am so excited about the musical stamps as our son is a musician!

  • Vickie Diel July 13, 2016, 1:05 am

    Can’t wait to see all the goodies.

  • Nancy T July 13, 2016, 1:51 am

    Beautiful background stamp. Musical notes and bird are adorable!

  • Cathy P in AZ July 13, 2016, 2:51 am

    This card is gorgeous! The more I see, the more I want this kit!!

  • Linda Ford July 13, 2016, 7:24 am

    I love the colours in the background, it really pops

  • Bridget Klomp July 13, 2016, 7:29 am

    Love this card!

  • Charlotte E (Lady Joyful) July 13, 2016, 7:46 am

    I love the colours on this card – absolutely gorgeous! And what an interesting way to get the effect. Really fabulous card.

  • Jennifer Lubinsky July 13, 2016, 8:30 am


  • Kathy Czygan July 13, 2016, 8:58 am

    OH MY! I LOVE that background! Beautiful card!

  • Diane Auriemma July 13, 2016, 9:30 am

    i dont know about others, but a full layout of the whole kit before ordering would be extremly helpful to me

  • Judy Bennett July 13, 2016, 2:29 pm

    Beautiful colors and fantastic products! Thanks for sharing.

  • Kay Jantz July 13, 2016, 3:52 pm

    Of course, as usual, I am a day late and a dollar short, but love what I am seeing. $97 unfortunately is not in my budget and I am too late for the drawing but certainly do like the Faux Shaker card, think I could create it with what I have though! Wish I could have found links on your blog to the other designers.

  • Barbara N July 13, 2016, 6:24 pm

    What beautiful sets. I’d love to win a set.

  • Dolores S. July 14, 2016, 10:43 am

    Beautiful catd. Love all the colors.

  • Coco July 15, 2016, 12:06 am

    Lovely background! Love how easy it is to colour them in with a few spritz of water! Such a sweet card to make :) Thks!

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