Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A Jillian Vance Design: Happy Valentine's Day!


post 1 of 2 for today...click here for my Countdown to Confetti!


Hello Hello!

2015 is definitely starting off with a BANG...I'm so happy to announce that I've joined the team at




I had so much fun guesting for them in November/December that they asked me to stay on as a regular Design Team Member!

Today, I'm sharing a Valentine's Day project!

paper:  authentique/smitten  stamps:  a jillian vance design true love  ink:  zing/black  other:  t$spot milk bottle, bright white divine twine, misc sequins, mme washi, enamel accents

First up is my card:


The stamps are from the True Love set.  I worked hard to make this postal/kid friendly....more on that in a smidge.

Next up is my altered bottle, you gotta love the Target $ spot:


I made a shaker tag!  I used the Sam E. Snowman circle die!  The tag is finished off with Bright White Divine Twine.

TIP:  Buy Christmas candy, pick out the red for Valentine's Day and save the green for St. Patrick's Day!

True Love
True Love


Sam E. Snowman
Sam E. Snowman


My card was inspired by




I'm also send the card to Winter for her



Make sure you read the directions, especially about the hazards of embellishments.  I used Enamel Accents rather than traditional Enamel Dots for safety reasons.

The altered bottle is being sent to Winter for all of her hard work!

I'd love for you to stop by the A Jillian Vance Design blog and leave me some bloggie love!


19 comments:

  1. I love the sweet little cupid!

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  2. Huge congrats on joining the team!! I love love love these!! Off to check it out on their bloggy!!!!

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  3. Wow!!! Another HUGE congratulations to you! You're just incredible! Love the valentine's projects! That shaker tag ROCKS! And from the snowman die- wow!

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  4. Big congrats :) love the projects u created and look forward to more :)

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  5. Wow, Amy, you are on fire, Girl! Congratulations on another fabulous new design team! Love your Valentine's!

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  6. Congrats!!!!!
    Your project is AWESOME!!!

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  7. Congrats to you! Love that tag!

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  8. Gotta love that Targe $1 spot! I rarely get past it without picking something up!! Great card and tag! Hugs, Jenny

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  9. Yay, Amy! Congrats! Your project is adorable!

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  10. Wow - You are starting 2015 with a bang! Your plate is getting full -- Congrats on another new gig!! You know I am loving the ABC projects!

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  11. Adorable! Love that candy bottle!

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  12. congrats!!!! LOVE your cute card and yummy bottle!!

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  13. Another beauty, another fabulous team... so happy for you!!
    =] M

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  14. Congratulations, Amy! You've really been on a roll! This is such a sweet project.

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  15. Fabulous card and love the shaker tag! Thank you so much for sharing ♥

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  16. Look at you ... rockin' another design line ... congrats!

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  17. Congratulations, Amy! Such beautiful, festive projects!

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  18. Congrats Amy! Love your card and sweet shaker tag with the sweet cupid! Thank you for joining us at Retro Sketches!

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Cheers,
~amy~