Thursday, April 5

Sweet 'n Sassy April Release

Welcome to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps April 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 tonight.  Ready to get started?

Here are the projects I created:

Just bee-cause you're YOU!: I am in love with this Rhubarb image, so many possibilities. I created a CAS (kinda) card.

  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Stamp bees line on the bottom part of your front card.
  • Stamp sentiment.
  • Die-cut a piece of White cardstock using Fleur de Lis Rectangle Die. Ink all edges.
  • Die-cut a piece of Yellow Cardstock.
  • Stamp Rhubarb image on White Cardstock. Color it with Copic Markers, add Star Dust Stickles. Die-cut image using Rectangle Nestabilities.
  • Mat pieces together and adhere them to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Yellow (GKD)
  • Stamps: Bee-Happy Rhubarb (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Antique Linen Distress, Tea Dye Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Fleur de Lis Rectangle Nestabilities, Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Pop dots, Copic Markers.

I love you Sister: I made this card for my sister, who has been through a lot lately. I decided to make it very pink-y and add a lot of bling! This card is very interesting, check out all the details :)

  • Die-cut 2 pieces of Pink Cardstock using Beaded Circle Dies and create a card.
  • Die-cut a piece of White Cardstock and adhere it to card base.
  • Stamp image on a piece of Vellum Paper in Versamark Ink, add White Embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Stamp image on a piece of Polka Dot Patterned paper and butterfly on a piece of Pink Cardstock and Vellum paper. Cut out all pieces.
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil stamped vellum piece with Square Nestabilities. Adhere it to card base.
  • Add cut pieces to embossed image.
  • Create a 3D effect adding the pink butterfly (from CS) and Vellum butterfly on top.
  • Stamp sentiment.
  • Add ribbon and rhinestones.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Pink, White, Vellum
  • Patterned Paper: Honey Cake (My Mind's Eye)
  • Stamps: Treasured (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink: Versamark Ink, Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments:Dark Pink Rhinestones
  • Accessories: Beaded Square Dies, Square Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Glue dots, White embossing powder, Embossing heat gun.
Here's the full list of Design Divas (and our special April Guest) sharing their creativity with you today:

Make plans to join us tonight over in our member company forums on Splitcoaststampers for our New Release Party!  We'll have full reveals of each fabulous stamp set, fellowship and chatter with friends, fun challenges, and more!  Also.....did you know today is Korin's birthday?!  Isn't that fun?  To celebrate, Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps will be giving away a $34 gift certificate to the store.  l you have to do is leave Korin some birthday wishes over on this photo on the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Facebook page

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  1. Beautiful work Giovana! I love that butterfly, stunning!!

  2. Both cards are absolutely gorgeous, Giovanna, I love the way you use just the right amount of white space! The butterfly is stunning, especially framed so beautifully!

  3. I love how Rhubarb is peeking out from the side! What a great idea. : ) Wonderful cards!


  4. I love how you havev Rhubarb peeking in from the side and that touch of gentle sponging to the edges of the Nestabilities frame along with the bee trails at the bottom of your card!

  5. Amazing cards! I like how the bee is peeking at you.

  6. Lovely cards Giovana. Rhubarb is so sweet in the rectangle panel! Love the sparkle! The butterfly looks gorgeous on your second card... and I also love the embossed image on the DP! I might just have to CASE that! :o)

  7. how cute is that Rhubarb card! and the other is just beautiful!

  8. Love how you stamped the bear in the first card!! The second card is very pretty!! Love the gems.

  9. Rhubarb is a cutie for sure! Love how you have him tilted, great design. And I love how you did the butterfly. Nicely done!! Have a blessed day.

  10. Both cards are fabulous, Giovana! Rhubarb peeking around the corner is adorable, and the flower and butterfly are the velum layers!

  11. Awww, love the sweet bee bear, your coloring is great.
    Your butterfly card is beautiful, love the white embossing!!

  12. great cards. I don't think I can get enough of Rhubarb.

  13. Your Rhubarb card is so sweet. I think it qualifies as CAS! :) The 3-D butterflies on the card for your sister are exquisite!

  14. sweet cards Giovanna!! Love the little bees along the bottom of the Rhubarb card :-)