Love is in the Air

Love is in the air as the Stampin’ Pretty Pals share the love with cards and projects for today’s Pals Blog Hop!  You’ve probably hopped over from Linda Fisher at Linda’s Stamin Loft, I’m stop number 2 on the Pals Hop and I’m glad you hopped in!  I’ll help you “hop along” from blog to blog where you’ll find great ideas for love themed paper projects from the Stampin’ Pretty Pals.  Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you’ll be back on track.

[pinit]I want to know what loves is… I want you to show me… aahhh, I love Foreigner!  The theme to this blog hop is full of Foreigner’s lyrics to their hit song, and through the clouds I see love shine… go on finish it.  I knew immediately the AIN’T LOVE GRAND hostess stamp set was going to be a hit.  Upon finishing my card, I was reminded that LOVE NEVER FAILS.  Don’t forget to give those you love a special message of love on Valentine’s Day.  Check our blogs often to get ideas of what you too can make.

Card Ingredients:
Stamp Set:  Ain’t Love Grand Hostess Set (Wood 122507, Clear 122505)
Hostess (122381), Whisper White (100730)
Paper:  Lucky Limeade (122926), Cheerful Treat Designer Series Paper (122381)
Ink Pad:  Melon Mambo (115320)
Ribbon: Lucky Limeade (126060)
Marker:  Melon Mambo (121074)
Punches:  Scallop Trim Border Punch (118402), 2 1/2 Circle (120906), Air balloon was cut with scissors after stampin it on Cheerful Treat DSP paper.
Embossing: Striped Textured Impressions Folder Die (123128)
Accessories: Basic Pearl Jewel Accents (119247)

Now hop along for more inspiring ideas from Kim Luithle at Kim’s Stampin Stuff, stop number 3 on the Love Is In The Air Pals Blog Hop!  Thanks for “hopping” by!





  1. Linda Fisher at Linda’s Stampin Loft
  2. Maggie Mata at MaggieMadeCards
  3. Kim Luithle at Kim’s Stampin Stuff
  4. Barb Furlong at The Love of Stamping
  5. Dawn Tidd at My Stampin’ Blog
  6. Maxine Conrad at Stamp to the MAX!
  7. Susan Lankford at Stampin’ Crafty Corner
  8. Nina Dee at Deesigns by Nina Dee
  9. Kim Czenszak at Live Love Stamp
  10. Cindy Hall at Pretty Impact
  11. Frenchiee Hum at Frenchiee’s Spot.
  12. Kylie Nicolosi at Kylie’s Crafty Corner
  13. Jennifer Takacs at My Stampin’ Blog
  14. Angie Blake at Angie’s Musings
  15. Nicole Watt at Impressions By Nicole
  16. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  17. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts
  18. Amanda Cramer at Mrs. C with Style!
  19. Sandie Conner at Pretty Provisions
  20. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin’ Space
  21. Sue Bendinsky at My Color Creations
  22. Leah O’Brien at Leah’s Stampin’ Corner
  23. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  24. Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter
  25. Emily Steggell at Em’s Creations
  26. Julie Trevett-Smith at The Stampin’ Affair!
  27. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog
  28. Jessica Ying at YoYoStamping Studio
  29. Leslie Davis at Ellalicious Elements
  30. Joan Norris at My Creative Impressions
  31. Mikki Sarkisyan at Mikki’s Creative Corner

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About Maggie

I'm a Graphic Art Designer and Greeting Card Maker. It's a form of therapy and I love what I do, so I never have to work a day in my life. It's my win-win situation after a 25-year Air Force career as a hospital administrator.


  1. I like your cards… it is quite simple but the awesomeness is in there… I love it for this coming valentines.

  2. I love the color scheme of this card!! What a great Valentine’s Day card:)

  3. Sweet card, the ballon is so adorable!! In addition I was delighted when you mentioned Foreigner’s song…one of my faves from a while ago LOL!!

  4. Nice card; so glad to have you on the hop this month!

  5. Love your card, Maggie! I especially love the bright colors and the hot air balloon! Too cute!

  6. I love the hot air balloon…it’s darling!

  7. Maggie, this is cute….love the DSP you picked out for the hot air ballon and color combination you picked.

  8. such a cute little hot air balloon. thanks for sharing.

  9. A fun color combination. Very cute!

  10. Love it Maggie, great job!

  11. What a beautiful card. Love the DSP as the hot air ballon. Great Valentine card! TFS!

  12. Love the use of this stamp set and your color choices. Really CUTE!

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