13 January 2014

Sweet 'n Sassy January Release Day 3: Valentine Critters

Welcome to day 3 of our January feature Blog Hops!  
Today we're featuring "Valentine Critters" stamp set

  • Clear stamp set includes 6 images and 10 sentiments
  • Set measures approximately 6" x 8"
  • Bunny image measures approximately 2.25" x 2.5"
  • Elephant image measures approximately 2.75" x 2.25"
  • Designed by Diane Zechman
  • Stamp set - $26
Here are the projects I have for you today, a couple of cute cards!

Some-bunny loves you: Isn't this bunny adorable!

Here are the details:
  • Make cards base from White Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel from White cardstock (3.5" x 4.75"), create a cloud background using a die-cut or hand cut cloud, sponge it around with Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. Adhere it to a slightly bigger piece of Pink Cardstock and add zig-zag stitches.
  • Stamp bunny on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color image with markers. I used Spectrum Noir Markers: FS1, FS2, FS3, CR6, DR1, Dr2, DR3, DR6. Cut out bunny.
  • Stamp sentiment in Jet Black Archival.
  • Die-cut clouds, emboss and adhere them to white panel with dimensionals.
  • Add bunny to panel with dimensionals, cover heart in Crystal Lacquer and sprinkle clear glitter on top.
  • Add rhinestones.
  • Add panel to card front.
I paws-itively love you. Another super cute image! I had a lot of fun coloring this little guy, this is a super CAS card.
Here are the details:
  • Make card base from red Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel a panel from White Cardstock (3.75" x 5"), emboss 3/4 of it with hearts embossing folder, stamp sentiment on bottom part with Coffee Archival Ink.
  • Die-cut a large heart in red cardstock, add it to card panel.
  • Stamp dog image on White cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color image with markers, I used these Spectrum Noir Markers: BG 1, BG3, BG4, BG5, BG6, DR1, DR3, DR6.
  • Die-cut puppy and added to card with dimensionals.
  • Add Crystal Lacquer to heart and sprinkle clear glitter. Set aside to dry.
  • Add rhinestones to panel.
  • Add panel to card base.

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


  1. love both cards, especially the bunny up among the clouds!

  2. I especially like your dog card, even though I'm a cat person!

  3. How sweet! I like the glittery heart and the embossed clouds on teh first one and the embossed hearts and cute puppy on the second.

  4. These are so fun! Love the bunny!

  5. Love them both, Gio, but especially the second one! Made me smile out loud :) Hugs...!

  6. Two wonderful cards and I love them both! What a great idea to cute the clouds from swiss dotted card stock!!

  7. Both cards are precious, Giovana! Love that little bunny laying on the cloud AND fabulous coloring of the pup.

  8. Both of these are adorable! Love that first one with the clouds, how creative.

  9. both cards are grest - but most side with the puppy. love the bright red touches!

  10. Love both cards! The Bunny in the clouds has so much texture I love it. The cute pup is adorable too.

  11. I think the puppy is my favorite part of this set; he is soooooo cute! Love the card you made with him on it and I really like the sparkle you added on both hearts.

  12. Two sweet Valentine cards. I especially love the bunny, he is so cute.

  13. Very sweet cards...love the embossing on both esp. the clouds.

  14. Sweet cards. Love how the bunny is floating in the clouds. TFS

  15. This set is so cute. Definetely one to have!


  16. Your cards are wonderful! From the embossed clouds, to the embossed background on the doggy card and the stitching on the card. TFS!

  17. love them both!
    great cards - love your style.
    Sandra ltb

  18. Fantastic card. I love how you use items like the clouds that I would never think of using but it looks great!

  19. Love the cards.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  20. These cards are so sweet, I especially like how you made the clouds on the first one.

  21. very cute cards! Love the floating bunny & how you did the heart!

  22. Love this stamp set. The bunny in the clouds is so cute. Great job of coloring.

  23. Two adorable cards!! Love the bunny in the clouds. So cute!

  24. Great cards. Love the bunny card. Those clouds are so cute. Bunny looks like he's floating. So gorgeous

  25. Adorable!!! Perfect coloring...and love the embossing on both cards.

  26. Adorable! Love the embossing on both!