Tuesday, July 23

Swet 'n Sassy Stamps Christmas in July Blog Hop

Hello friends!
Today I am very excited to participate in the Sweet 'n Sassy Christmas in July Blog Hop!!
I have 3 projects for you today!
Simple projects showing all the Christmas spirit.
And you have an amazing prize!!
A $50 Gift Certificate to one lucky commenter.
You have until July 31st (11:50 pm Eastern Time) to leave a comment

So, let me show you the cards I made for you.

Merry Christmas
For this project I used Christmas Silhouettes Clear Set.
Stamp the berry image on white cardstock in green ink. Repeat stamping until cover the entire panel.
Die-cut or trim image, then blend Vintage Photo Distress Ink in all edges.
Get a piece in red metallic cardstock, adhere it to a white card base, then add stamped piece with foam tape.
Stamp sentiment in Black Ink on White cardstock, trim it and add it to card front.
Add red drops.

Peace and Joy
For this card I used Old Fashioned Christmas Clear Set.
Stamp the image in green and brown ink, then stamp it over with Versamark Watermark, add clear embossing powder and heat set.
Bend yellow and blue inks on panel. then die-cut it.
Score all edges of white card base at .25" , add panel with foam adhesive.
Stamp sentiment in Red Ink, die-cut and adhere it to card.
Add White Nuvo drops.

For this card I used the image from Christmas Poinsettia Set and the sentiment is from Jesus is Born Set.
Stamp Poinsettia on watercolor paper in Jet Black Ink.
Color image with watercolor, here I used Aqua Markers.
Die-cut image. 
Stamp sentiment in Red ink on white cardstock, trim piece.
Create a white card base 5'x5" square.
Cut a panel from gold cardstock 4.25"x4.25", adhere it to panel.
Add poinsettia and sentiment with foam tape.
Add White Nuvo drops.


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  1. Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing.

  2. What a lovely trio of cards! I especially like the one featuring the holly sprigs...the inked edges create such a warm look!

  3. Love all the cards. So lovely!!!

  4. The red berries make such an impact. I LOVE the look of the holly, too!

  5. Beautiful cards indeed! I love the squared card very much! It's difficult to find cards which really work and look good with that shape sometimes! Nicely done!

  6. Three beautiful cards! I especially like the holly one with those red berries!

  7. Wow! You were a Christmas crafting queen! Love them all with all the fabulous little dots and accents, just like falling snow. Beautifully done, Giovana.

  8. Your holly card reminds me of my Christmas dishes! Beautiful cards!

  9. Wow, 3 beautiful cards. Love them all, especially the poinsettia. All are colored so pretty. TFS

  10. Stunning Christmas cards. All of your Nuvo drops are so perfect and really show off nice as the holly berries and snow.

  11. All your cards are just stunning I love them

  12. Your cards are beautiful! I especially like the one with the horse-drawn sleigh, but I really like all of them very much!

  13. Lovely stamping and
    coloring. All so pretty.
    Carla from Utah

  14. Three wonderful Christmas cards to love! No way to pick a favorite .. they're all inspiring!

  15. Lovely cards. I especially love the trees with that gorgeous blended background.

  16. Beautifully done! Thanks for sharing!

  17. I love how you gave those holly silhouettes a beautiful vintage look by inking the edges. Beautiful cards!

  18. Awesome cards! Love the CAS layouts - simple yet fabulous!

  19. Gorgeous cards! Love the red berries on your holly card, beautiful colors on your snowy scene, and lovely layering and coloring on your poinsettia card!

  20. Fantastic cards Giovana. Especially love the poinsettia card. Awesome coloring... but the background with the holly leaf image is amazing too! Lovely designs.

  21. So, so beautiful! These cards remind me of the traditional-look Christmas cards that my mother used to send and receive...

  22. Beautiful cards! I especially love the snow scene! So pretty and peaceful!

  23. Beautiful traditional cards. I love all three.

  24. Beautiful cards. I think my favorite is the first one.