Monday, July 9, 2012

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps July Release!!!



Welcome to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps July New Release Celebration!  All of the Design Divas are excited to kick things off today with a fun blog hop full of inspiration using the sets that will be available for purchase in the store right now!!!! Yes! you read that right, the new stamps are available in the store right now, you don't have to wait until later for that!
Also, this month we have a New Release Celebration Format, lots of challenges and more chances to win free stamps, check it out HERE!!

Ready to get started?

Here are the projects I created for you today:

Dream Big!! This set is adorable!

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Mat Patterned Paper and Lemon Drop Cardstock, add stitches and then cut edges using a pair of zig-zag scissors.
  • Stamp image and sentiment on Watercolor paper in Black Archival Ink.
  • Color image with Watercolor Pencils (Inktense).
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil them with Circle Nestabilities.
  • Adhere panel to card base. Add Stickles and pearls.
  • Stamp and extra butterfly, color and cut it out.Adhere it to image.
  • Create a double bow with bow-easy.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Blossom Soup (Jillibean Soup)
  • Ink: Black Archival (Ranger), Watercolor Pencils (Inktense)
  • Embellishments: Yellow Satin Ribbon, Pearls, Pink & Star Dust Stickles.
  • Accessories: Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Bow-easy, Pop dots, Scor-tape, Sponges.
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Mathew 11:28: This Bible verse comes from "Words of Jesus" Set, I love this set!! Also in this card I am showcasing one of the new dies from Decorative Plaques. This oval die is beautiful and also coordinates with another new set I am using in this card "Decorative Frame Toppers".

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel from Chocolate Cardstock and Patterned Paper. Ink all edges of Patterend Paper, mat together, add straight stitches.
  • Add a strip of Patterned Paper and a Big Scallop border made from Innocent Pink Cardstock. Add zig-zag stitches.
  • Die-cut Oval from Chocolate Cardstock, Stamp toppers and verse in Versamark ink, add gold embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Add a couple of strip of Pink Lace Tape.
  • Add Oval to card with Pop Dots.
  • Create a double bow with bow easy, add gold brad. Adhere it to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Chocolate, Innocent Pink (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Lost & Found Two  (My Mind's Eye)
  • Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Hand-dye Seam Binding Ribbon, Gold brad (American Crafts), Ruby Red Liquid Pearls (Ranger), Dark Pink Lace tape (Love My Tapes)
  • Accessories: Scallop Border Die, Decorative Frame Toppers Die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Gold embossing powder, Embossing heat gun, Pop dots, Sewing machine.
Here is the list of participants:
Giovana Smith(U R Here)

Now, what about a really nice GIVEAWAY!!! Korin is going to give away the whole release to one lucky hopper so don't forget to leave a comment on each stop along the hop :)!!! The winner will be chosen randomly from a random DT blog and you have until midnight EST on Friday the 13th to leave a comment!

Hope you like my creations!
Have a fantastic day!!

47 comments:

Kim S said...

Your Dream Big card is truly lovely - so soft and gentle and the touch of sparkle highlights it even more! And I love the sentiment on the second - it is beautifully highlighted on the brown panel with the Frame Toppers!

Kim said...

Love that Dream Big card Giovana!! And the sewing on your second card is a great element!

Jingle said...

Oh, wow! These are just beautiful!

Cathymac said...

Beautiful colors and design on both cards, Giovana! Just gorgeous...love the stitching, the sparkle on the first card, and the way the verse is framed on the second one! Have a wonderful day!

Jennie said...

LOVE how your colored the flowers from Dream Big and delightful layers on this card! Your Words of Jesus cards is so classy and nice touch with embossing the sentiment!!

Basslady said...

gorgeous, my dear!

the embossing is so elegant and the style of your cards so fabulous!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Cibele Glazer said...

As always, Giovanna, your cards a gorgeous! I really love the cherry blossoms and that hint of shimmer you added!

Brenda said...

I love what you did with the cherry blossom stamp - well done!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous cards Giovanna. Love the soft coloring with the touch of sparkles on the first one... and the heat embossing looks beautiful on the second.

Debbie said...

These are both gorgeous!!! I love the soft colors and that embossing!!

merrymstamper said...

Gorgeous!!! Gio, you have the touch!
love both your creations.

Debra said...

Great cards!I love you you used the black and gold embossing to make the verse your focal point.

Whimcees said...

Hello!

The layouts and details of your cards are wonderful - and the colors lovely! Great stamp set! Wishing you a happy Monday!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

Krissy said...

Love both of your cards - you used my 2 favorite color combinations (blue & yellow and pink & brown). Great cards!

Jetstudio Designs said...

Very pretty cards, I like the color combinations you used.

Sue D said...

Both cards are lovely!

jimlynn said...

Beautiful cards! Love the stitching on these too. So very pretty.
Lynn

Helen Dooley said...

Love the dream big card. that is beautiful. And your other card is just as great. Thanks!

Pati said...

Very pretty Dream Big card, lovely colors, layers & sparkle. Very nice gold embossing of the verse on brown on the pink card.

Caroline D. said...

both are gorgeous cards!! Like all the stitching you did...

Jessica said...

LOVELY, Giovana! I adore your cards - they are so rich looking!!

Maureen R said...

Beautiful work! I love the stitching on your cards as well. So much detail it adds to them. TFS today.
Hugs,
Maureen

Bridget said...

Both cards are incredibly pretty and so full of Giovana style...no wonder you're Dirty, mf!! You always provide such wonderful inspiration!

Heather said...

How pretty! Love the card using the "Words of Jesus" set. The verse sits just perfectly in the die cut.

EstherT said...

These cards are terrific ... I love the gold embossed "Words Of Jesus" stamps card! The chocolate and pink work so nicely together!
Thanks, Esther

Ceal said...

Beautiful cards I think the second one is my fav

Linda Carson said...

Gorgeous artwork! Very creative and inspirational!

Cynthia said...

Gorgeous samples, Giovana. Beautiful texture using watercolor paper & shimmer with the "Dream Big" set.

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Beautiful cards I love all the stitching on them
Kristan
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Laura Love said...

These are beautiful! I love that you gave instructions on creating these beautiful works of art!

Charlotte Zweigoron said...

Very lovely cards. The Dream Big card has such a soft yet bright feel and the verse on the second card really stands up and takes first row!

Jennifer said...

These are both gorgeous! The bright colour is so cheerful!

Heather B said...

That new Dream Big set is to die for!!

Mary Kruschke said...

The shine & glitter on these cards is gorgeous. Love your summery colors as well. Such talent and great of you to share!

Linda R. said...

Beautifully amazing cards. Love the colors and designs you created. Esp. love the pink!!

Lori said...

Love the coloring on your first card and the gold embossing ont he second is amazing. Great job!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fabulous details on your cards!

Indy said...

Beautiful work! Love the colors on your first card. Yellow is one of my favorites!

Barbie said...

Beautiful colors! And that Dream Big set is still definitely my favorite of the release!

Gloria Stengel said...

Sweet cards! I spent some time peeking at your blog! Just lovely work!

DJreflections said...

What pretty cards! i like the sewing, coloring and style of your cards! These stamps sets are awesome!

rizzosw said...

I just love your cards, even pinned one! Oh, I would love to be that one lucky person and win that awesome set!

Elizabeth said...

Both cards are so beautiful! I especially love the pink one with Matt 11:28, it is one of my favorite verses!

Marlena M. said...

I love the pearl accents on your first card Giovana. Your second card has incredible stitching and detailing.

Pam D said...

Beautiful cards, love the pearls and stickles, makes it pop. And that stitching, wow, TFS!

Patricia said...

I always love the stitching you use on your cards! The soft colors of your Dream Big card are so pretty, and the bow is a perfect finishing touch. The pink and brown color scheme of your Words of Jesus card is classic.

Maria Levine said...

Beautiful cards Giovanna! Great job.

 
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