08 April 2013

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps April Blog Hop Day 3: Precious Poppies & Poppy Background

Welcome to day #3 of our April release features!

Today's feature is my favorite of our April release.  I just love poppies AND large flower images!! :)

Precious Poppies


  • Stamp set includes 3 images and 17 sentiments 
  • Set measures approximately 8" x 6"
  • The large group of poppies measures approximately 4 1/2" x 3 1/8"
  • Designed by Korin Sutherland
  • Stamp set is priced at $26 
Thanks so much: I really love this set!! It's one of my favorites because I love to color and I love flowers!! That's why ;)

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory cardstock. A2 size.
  • Mat a piece of Light Pink CS (3.75" x 5") and Patterned Paper and add stitches. Die-cut a piece of Vellum using Large Scallop Border Die and add it to panel, add zig-zag stitches. Add Red Ribbon.
  • Add panel to card base.
  • Stamp large poppies on White cardstock in Jet Black Archival Ink. Color image with Prismacolor Pencils.
    • Colors used: PC922, PC924, PC926, PC939, PC938, PC1002, PC912, PC1077(Colorless blender)
  • I cut out the top off the right poppy and the side od the left one so I can put it through the Rectangle Nestabilities Dies.
  • Stamp Sentiment on a piece of Vellum in versamark Ink and add White Embossing powder.




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Poppy Background

  • Includes 1 large image
  • Measures approximately 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
  • Designed by Korin Sutherland
  • Stamp set is priced at $15 

Happy Mother's Day: This is super "Clean and Simple" card.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Sandy Beach Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel from Ivory CS (3.75" x 5"). Stamp Background Poppy and Sentiment in Versamark Ink, add Gold Embossing powder and heat set.
  • Give the image a little bit of color. 
  • Add twine a a button, make a bow.

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 both of these fabulous stamp sets to one lucky commenter!  

The deadline to comment for a chance to win is midnight EST Wednesday, April 10th.  The list of winners will be announced on our website homepage by Thursday, April 18th.

Thanks so much for joining us!  Enjoy the hop! 

Hope you like my projects!!

31 comments:

  1. Wow, they're both so pretty! Love the vellum and all of your details on both!

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  2. Wow!!!! LOVE both your cards Gio!

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  3. very pretty - not my year for my poppies - but these make up for it!
    Sandra ltb

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  4. Both cards are very elegant, Giovana. Lovely out of the box design with the first and gorgeous coloring of the poppies!

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  5. Both cards are so rich and elegant looking!

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  6. Beautiful cards! The second elegant and simple. The first, layered and more complex. Really liked the way you have the poppies extending over the panel on the second card. Very well done.

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  7. Wonderful cards! Love the perfectly colored poppies and the vellum tag on the first. The second is simply lovely with the gold embossing! TFS God bless!!

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  8. So pretty. I like them colored or plain. Very nice.

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  9. Two very pretty cards! The first is my favorite, though. The colors and paper are beautiful and I really like the look of part of the poppies being "outside" the box. Great job.

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  10. Both of these cards are awesome. I love the vibrant colours of your poppies.

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  11. I love how you color the flowers. They look gorgeous!!

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  12. The stems look really great--very real. I like your coloring on the flowers, too.

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  13. Lovely cards. Love the mother's day one.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  14. Your cards are very pretty. I like that you didn't use traditional "poppy" colors on the second card. Very soft and nice.

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  15. I love your coloring on the first card and the fact that you chose a different color scheme for the second. They are both fantastic. TFS

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  16. Stunning, Giovana! I love the embossed sentiment on the vellum...so pretty.

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  17. Very pretty...love how the poppies are so stunning esp. on the 1st.

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  18. Gorgeous cards! Love the use of vellum on the first one and the gold embossing on the second - very elegant! :)

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  19. I always love your style and choice of colors...gorgeous!

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  20. wowzers! they both are gorgeous1 love how you used the out of the box technique on the first one

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  21. Beautiful coloring. Thanks for sharing

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  22. These two cards are beautiful. The coloring on the first card is so pretty. The matching ribbon and the pearls really set the finishing touches. The 2nd card is elegant. The sandy beach cardstock, the gold embossing and the button and twine really set it off. Thanks

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  23. Love both your cards...the Mother's Day is so pretty with the gold, and love how you have the poppies in your first card outside the die cut...very cool!!

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  24. Love your design and beautiful coloring.

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  25. Lovely cards Giovana. Love how the poppies hang off the panel on the first one, and the half circle vellum... the heat embossed poppy on the second one is beautiful.

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  26. Very pretty. Love the look of your out of the box Poppies.

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  27. So pretty. Love the vellum on your first card.

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  28. This is just Stunning!
    Love everything about it!
    Thank You so much for sharing
    your wonderful talent
    with all of us!!
    Hugs
    Lorianna

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