Thursday, August 2

Sweet 'n Sassy "August Release Time"

Welcome to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps August 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.
Here are the projects I have for you today:

Back to School Rhubarb: This set has a couple of beautiful Rhubarb images and fantastic sayings!

  • Make card base from White Cardstock. 5" square card.
  • Mat a piece of Red Cardstock and Patterned Paper. Add stitches.
  • Stamp Rhubarb image on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color it with Copic Markers. Die-cut image with Decorative Plaque Die.
  • Stamp saying on Green Cardstock in Barn Door Distress Ink. Die-cut it with Banner Die.
  • Die-cut a Mini Scallop Border and adhere it to card panel. Tie on ribbon, and create a triple bow with bow-easy. Adhere it to card.
  • Add die-cut image and sentiment to card with Pop dots.
  • Add Crystal Lacquer to backpack, apple and heart nose.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, red and Innocent Pink (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Hometown Summer (Pink Paislee)
  • Stamp: Back to School Rhubarb (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Barn Door Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: White Seam Binding Ribbon
  • Accessories: Banner Dies, Scallop Border Die, Decorative Plaque Die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Sewing machine, Bow-easy, Pop dots.


Leaf Silhouettes: I love this set!! Fall is my favorite season and this set is going to make my Thanksgiving projects a lot easier :) I created this "Glittery leaves", they are super easy. I am planning on making a Tutorial to any one who wants to learn how to make this.

  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel from Ivory Cardstock (5" x 3.75"). Emboss panel with Seeing Dots Embossing folder and ink all edges.
  • Die-cut a Big Scallop border in Chocolate cardstock. Adhere it to card panel.
  • Stamp sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Die-cut and emboss it with Floral Oval Nestabilities.
  • Die-cut and emboss a bigger Floral Oval piece.
  • Leaves: Cover a piece of White Cardstock with a piece of Tape Sheet. Apply Shell White Microfine Transparent Glitter. Stamp leaves direct on glitter. Cut them out and ink all edges.
  • Adhere big Oval piece to card panel. Add leaves and sentiment.
  • Create a triple bow with bow-easy, add a green pearl brad and adhere it to card panel.
  • Add panel to card base and tiny gold nail heads to scallop piece.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Chocolate (GKD)
  • Stamps: Leaf Silhouettes (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink: Vintage Photo Distress, Walnut Stain Distress, Peeled Paint Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Mini gold headnails, Green Pearl Brad (American Crafts), Seam Binding Ribbon (Etsy)
  • Accessories: Large Scallop Border Die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Floral Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Seeing Spots embossing folder (Provo Craft), Shell White Microfine Transparent Glitter (Art Glitter)
Here is the list of participants:

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


  1.'s those sugary I love them! And I love your school card, the stitching and paper is perfect with the image!

  2. Wow the glittery leaves, really pops with the ivory cardstock. Your Rhubarb card is so cute and love the dp you used.

  3. Your cards are superb - I love all the dimension! The glittery leaves are beautiful - such a great touch!

  4. These are fabulous! I love those leaves!

  5. Gorgeous cards! loves the leaves

  6. Fantastic cards. Those sparkly leaves are just amazing.
    And that Rhubarb card...


  7. What a fun Rhubarb card, and your second card is so very elegant!

  8. What a sweet Rhubarb card, Giovana! The DP is the perfect background! Love the glittery leaves on the gorgeous Leaf Silhouettes card...both card are beautiful!

  9. Both of your cards are gorgeous!!! I am really impressed with the glitter on your leaves!!!!

  10. fantastic inspirations with the new stamps!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  11. Both cards are amazing, Giovana. I really like the design and papers with the little Rhubarb image.

  12. Oh these are beautiful Giovana! I love the stitching and the ABC paper on your Back to School card with perfectly colored little Rhubarb bear and the pretty glittered leaves on your autumn card.

  13. Both of your cards are awesome! The bear card is colored beautifully, and love the designer paper. I also love the leaves. This is a cool set to on this blog hop! Decisions, decisions, decisions on which set to get!

  14. LOVE the leaf card. REally love the leaf card. The Rhubarb card is wonderful too. :) TFS!


  16. Fantastic cards...that bear is so cute!

  17. Love your fall card and those leaves are so pretty....would love to know how you created them. Blessings~

  18. Love the details! Sugary leaves look yummy. And the back to school card is vintage perfect! Creative Blessings!

  19. Sugary leaves are sooo pretty. Like both cards so much

  20. Fabulous cards Giovana. Sweet Rhubarb is super cute... love the paper and the little banner... your leaves are just awesome... neat texture!

  21. OMGoodness! These are both Fabulous! Love your Darling Rhubarb back to school card and the sparkly leaves on your Give Thanks card are just Beautiful! Wow! 8-)

  22. Gorgeous cards! Loved the rich colors and design!

  23. These cards are just wonderful! I love the colors of the Rhubard card and the sugary leaves are antastic!! Thanks for sharing!!

  24. yes please make a video for leaves! they are beautiful! love both cards. great coloring on reubard. but the elegant fall card is my favorite!

  25. Giovana, super idea for the leaf silhouttes...and of course, Rhubarb looks so sweet in bright colors!

  26. Gorgeous stitching in your first card and your second card is so elegant.

  27. Great components on both cards, love that Rhubarb, TFS!

  28. Rhubarb is so darned cute! I love the papers and the stitching... and as a former teacher... the message! And that fall card is amazing! I was surprised to learn that you stamped the leaves AFTER glittering them.

  29. What a fun School card! Love your leaves, wow, stamping on glitter, cool effect!