Saturday, March 9, 2013

Sweet 'n Sassy March Blog Hop Day 1: Special Blend

Welcome to Day #1 of your March Release Features!  

We are SO excited to announce our NEWEST stamp illustrator/designer, Diane Zechman!  WOOHOO!!!'s featured set features Diane's precious images..

Special Blend
This fantastic set is for all you coffee and tea lovers out there! 
  • Set includes 5 images and 17 sentiments 
  • Set measures approximately 6"x8"
  • Stacked cups image measures approximately 1 1/2" x 2 1/2"
  • Illustrated by Diane Zechman
  • Set is priced at $26
Here are the projects I made with this fantastic set!!

Thanks a latte: This is a very CAS card, but I like it, sometimes less is more :)

  • Make card base from White cardstock.
  • Stamp sentiment in Espresso Truffle Ink.
  • Die cut Oval Plaque Label from White and Dark Red cardstock.
  • Stamp image on White Plaque Label in Memento Tuxedo Black, color image with Markers.
  • Cut Dark Red Plaque Label in half and adhere it to back of White Label with foam tape, add extra foam tape and adhere it to card.
  • Tie on Pink Ribbon and make a bow.
  • Add Star Dust Stickles to roses.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White Neenah Solar (CutCardstock), Dark red.
  • Ink: Memento Espresso Truffle, Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Spectrum Noir Markers.
  • Embellishments: Pink Ribbon (May Arts), Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Decorative Plaque Dies (SNSS), Foam tape.

Tea Tag: Super easy and great for a gift!!

  • Die-cut a Decorative Plaque Label from White cardstock.
  • Stamp image in Memento Tuxedo Black, color image with Markers.
  • Punch a little hole and thread it with twine, add it to package with tea bags.
  • Cardstock: White Neenah Solar (CutCardstock).
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Spectrum Noir Markers.
  • Embellishments: Twine
  • Accessories: Decorative Plaque Dies (SNSS), Cup, Tea bags.

Check out some of the fabulous samples made by our talented DT in the thumbnails below.

Be sure to leave a comment of each of the blogs along your journey because we're giving away this adorable stamp set to one lucky commenter!  
The deadline to comment for a chance to win is midnight EST Wednesday, March 13th.  The list of winners will be announced on our website homepage on Thursday, March 14th.

Thanks so much for joining us!  Enjoy the hop!


craftymom205 said...

Lovely card and great tag.

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Zella said...

The sparkle added to the roses is the perfect touch to the first card and the tag you created would be the perfect addition to a coffee/tea gift. Nice job!

Sandra said...

Thanks for reminding me that using the dies really make a wonderful card!
love this set -
Sandra ltb

Marie said...

Sweet card! Great Tag. What a nice way to give a set of teas to some special tea connoisseur.

Sabrina said...

What acute card and gift tag!

jcobb said...

Love the card and particularly the tag! Adorable!

Marlena M. said...

Sweet card and tag Giovana! Beautiful coloring~

Kris B said...

Sweet little CAS card and tag! Love the glitter on the flower! TFS God bless!!

Becky said...

What a beautiful and delicate card! I love that cup.

Kim said...

I love your cards and tag, Giovana, they're all so pretty!

Cynthia said...

Lovely CAS designed card and sweet gift tag!

Natalie said...

Very sweet card and tag!! Beautifully colored!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a pretty card and sweet tag Giovana. Love the beautiful coloring job and the decorative labels.

Cathymac said...

Both the card and the tag are just beautiful Gio! Love the idea of a clever! What a great gift!

Jean Bullock said...

Thanks a latte! How cute!

Marilize said...

Lovely use of the image on the tag :) A perfect gift idea.

Indy said...

Oh what a good idea to make a tag and attach it to a cup of goodies!

Christina Betts said...

Beautiful cards and ideas!! Thanks!

diane (cookiestamper) said...

very pretty!!!

Sue D said...

Very pretty card and cute tag!

Holly M said...

Gorgeous shading on your tea cup and I love the yummy ribbon!

Just Me said...

Very nice card. Sweet and simple, just love it. Cute tag for your gift.

Pati said...

Great idea with using the cups as a gift tag, pretty coloring of the cups and love the real mug too!

ajax said...

This is a great idea. The card with the cup and the tag for the cup gift. Love it. Thanks

the primitive country bug said...

Cute cards and who wouldn't love to receive such a sweet gift as that adorable mug and tag!!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

fantastic project!

Denise Bryant said...

Great card and tag! Love these coffee and tea designs!

Sherry said...

love the card and gift set!! gorgeous!!

Jonia said...

Wow is the word for both cards. Beautiful.

Lorie said...

Okay, seriously...your creations are gorgeous! I'm definitely going to be a new follower of your blog!

Joan V said...

Love the card and gift tag. Looks like this is a perfect set of stamps to own. Thanks for sharing.

synthis said...

Very Very Cute Ideas. :D

Jo4Him said...

Cute projects; love the sweet tag. Thanks for sharing

Makiko Jones said...

Your samples are fantastic! Love the gift tag!