Monday, January 7

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps January Blog Hop Day 3: Cocoa's Heart

Hello my friends, welcome to day 3 of Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog hops. Today we are featuring:

 Cocoa's Heart.

For all you Cocoa Mouse fans out there, this set will melt your heart!  Imagine all the super cute lovey-dovey cards you can make for the sweethearts in your life!
  • Includes 2 image and 4 sentiments
  • Set measures approximately 4"x4"
  • Cocoa in the heart frame image measures approximately 2 1/8" x 1 3/4"
  • Illustrated by Korin Sutherland

This set is super sweet, don't you think?

This is the card I created for you today. Last night I couldn't sleep so I decided to watercolor few images, and this is one of them :) I used Watercolor Pencils and Inktense Pencils by Derwent. These pencils are a lot of fun to use and I love the results!!

  • Make card base from White Cardstock A2 size.
  • Emboss a panel from White Cardstock using Fancy Fan Embossing folder (SU), mat this piece with a slightly bigger piece of Red Cardstock. Add piece to card base.
  • Stamp image on Watercolor paper in Archival Black Ink, color image with pencils. Die-cut and emboss image with Label 8 Dies. Mat piece with a Floral Label 8 in Red panel. Add to card.
  • Stamp sentiment on a circle pink piece in Archival Black Ink. Stamp heart in Pink Ink and ink all edges. Add to card.
  • Add pink rhinestones.
  • Cover heart with Crystal Lacquer.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Red, Watercolor Paper.
  • Ink: Archival Black (Ranger), Watercolor Pencils, Inktense Pencils (Derwent)
  • Embellishments: StarDust Stickles, Pink Rhinestones.
  • Accessories: Label 8 Nestabilities, Floral label 8 (Spellbinders), Fancy Fan Embossing folder (SU),  Pop dot

PS: Thanks so much for all your well wishes!! You really made me feel much better. Actually I am starting feeling much better, I am eating a bit more and keeping everything in. Thanks again!!

Check out some of the fabulous samples made by our talented DT 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 Wednesday, January 9th.  The list of winners will be announced on our website homepage on Thursday, January 10th.

Thanks so much for joining us!  Enjoy the hop!


  1. Lovely card. I like the embossed background and the die you used to frame the adorable image.

  2. How sweet Giovana. Lov the watercoloring! The red frame and embossed background look great. Hope you are feeling a tad bit better today!

  3. What an adorable couple surrounded by finery. Cute, cute card! Glad you are feeling better, too.

  4. What a lovely card! Love the embossed background!

  5. Very cute, I like your layout!

  6. LOVE your watercoloring on this adorable card, Giovana! That heart almost looks puffy...cute, cute!

  7. Very sweet card Giovana. I love the background texture and the beautiful colouring!

  8. So sweet!! Beautiful frame and embossed background! I I love the watercoloring!

  9. I really like your embossed backgrounds. :D

  10. This is adorable!!! And I just got some inktense pencils, too, and LOVE them! Great coloring!

  11. fantastic card...great texture...and sooo cute!