Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 2015 Happenings

Hello, sweet friends!  With September now here and the Fall season on the way, Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps has some exciting news and fun events planned for this month!

Here's the scoop for September…

First up…we are adding not one, but new two guest designers for the next two months.  Join me in welcoming Diana Nguyen and Julie Gearinger to the Design Diva Team!





You can look forward to seeing fabulous projects created by Diana and Julie using Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps on the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog!

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Next up...
Have you had a chance to see our new Sweet Perks Bundles for the month of September?  These adorable bundles will only be available until Thursday, September 10th.  After that they can be purchased separately at the full price, so you definitely will want to take advantage of the savings now!


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September Release

Please join us on Friday, September 11th for our September Release.  I'll give you a hint…some of the new stamp sets will be perfect for creating cards to add to your Christmas stash.  We might even have a little surprise for all of you who enjoy Bible Journaling!  The Design Divas are busy preparing samples for your inspiration and of course Release Day would not be complete without some fun activities and prizes!

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Design Diva Demos

Be sure to join us each Monday on the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog as the Design Divas continue to present tutorials showing step by step instructions for creating fabulous projects using Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.  You will LOVE the inspiring demos full of tips and techniques that can easily be incorporated into your own paper crafting projects.

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Now here's a little sample using the adorable new Joy to the World Sweet Perks Bundle:


That's a wrap for September…thanks so much for stopping by.  Blessings to you and have a wonderful day!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Dreamy Parisian Postcard


Hello, Sweet 'N Sassy friends.  Angie here with this week's Design Diva Demo!

I am playing with Brusho Crystal Colors today to create a fun background along with images from our Parisian Postcard clear stamp set.  Here's what you will need for this fun project.


Brushos Crystal Colors, paper flowers, adhesive fabric paper, Parisian Postcard, water mister.


Sleeping cat optional

Sprinkle Brushos on fabric paper.  It doesn't take much.  You can see a light dusting of powder on the frabric paper.

Mist with water and watch the magic happen.


In seconds the pigment becomes soft and dreamy.


Sprinkle just a bit of powder on flowers.


Photograph card to share online with your friends....get distracted by furbaby!


Thanks so much for stopping by today!  You can find Parisian Postcard in the  Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Store.


Saturday, August 29, 2015

Little One ~

 
Good Morning! Mary here sharing with you this adorable card! These little feet are from the latest release! So I created a card using Little One and paired it with the Baby Innies. I also love the Floral Pattern BG, it creates a quick and easy subtle background for stamping additional layers. 

Have a great weekend!

Materials used:
Stamps: Little One, Baby Innies, Floral Pattern Background
Paper: SU, MME
Inks: Versafine Majestic Blue, Versamagic Aspen Mist
Accessories: Seambinding ribbon, Button, Twine
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Friday, August 28, 2015

Check out our September Sweet Perks Club Bundles!


Hello friends!  Before we get to the new Sweet Perks Club Release, we've got a winner to announce from the August Release Blog Hop!  
The random winner is #13 from the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog
Julie Gearinger!!
Congrats, Julie!
Julie, please email korin@sweetnsassystamps.com to receive your $20 Gift Code.


Sweet Perks Club

It's the last Friday of the month and that means SWEET PERKS CLUB time! :) This month we are gearing up for Christmas. Yes, I know, it's still August, but not for long and soon it'll be time to get working on those Christmas cards, if you haven't already started, that is. ;)

Without further ado, here they are...we're sure you're going to love them! 





http://www.sweetnsassystamps.com/sweet-perks-club-holly-jolly-christmas-bundle/






http://www.sweetnsassystamps.com/sweet-perks-club-snowman-soup-bundle/








http://www.sweetnsassystamps.com/sweet-perks-club-joy-to-the-world-bundle/



So, what do you think? Goodness, aren't they sweet!? :D Now head on over to our website to grab your bundles. Remember, there is NO SIGN UP necessary to join our club, you just order a bundle and you are IN! Did I mention there is also NO COMMITMENT? How sweet is that?! We can't wait to see what YOU create with these awesome stamps and dies! :)


Looking ahead...

Mark your calendars for our next release Friday, September 11th. We've planned a fun and fabulous blog hop right here on our blog where we'll be featuring 5 new stamp sets! We can't wait to share with you!!!

Until next time...Happy Stamping!
~Korin

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Get Well Critter(s)...

Hello! It's Monika here today with a get well card. It was made for a teenage boy so I kept it somewhat neutral...


I stamped the sweet image from Get Well Critters Clear Stamp Set on water color card stock with Jet Black Archival ink and water colored it with Gansai Tambi Kuratake water color. Then I cut the image out... while I hand cut the image, there is a coordinating die: Get Well Critters Die Set.
To make the background, I swiped (smooshed) Onyx Black Memento ink on my craft sheet, spritzed it with water, and laid my water color card stock on top... then I heat dried the card stock.
The grass was cut with the Fence & Grass Die Set.
The bottom of the card stock was covered with washi tape.
 

 Thank you for stopping by today,
Monika
  

 
 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Thank You

Greetings crafty friends! Kim here with you today to share a card that I created using the beautiful Parisian Postcard set. This versatile set contains an Eiffel Tower image along with an assortment of Paris-inspired stamps that are perfect for collage creations.

Creating my card was a snap! I started with lightly stamping a script background, and then layered some of those wonderful stamp designs, from the Parisian Postcard set, over the script. The Eiffel Tower image was stamped on a separate piece of cardstock, then fussy cut, and applied with foam tape. A few pieces of ribbon were added under the tower image.

I also used a blending tool and Distress Ink to age the edges. Because Distress Ink reacts with water, I was able to use a small water brush and activate the ink and move it around a bit, creating a worn, weathered look. The rest of my card features designer paper from Bo Bunny and a few color coordinated pearls.

I hope you enjoyed today's card and be sure to check out the full Parisian Postcard set!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

lovely lotus

Good morning!
 
Last week I sat down to color these floral images from the Sweet 'n Sassy Lovely Lotus stamp set and realized just how pretty they are in person!  This set is beautiful and has such pretty sentiments!
 

Once colored, I was undecided on how I was going to use them, so they were temporarily set aside while I was off to stamp with friends.  One of my friends showed us the Shadow box Card and I remembered making these with an extra layer inside so that became my plan for the lotus images.  I never did end up adding that extra layer...lol...but it turned out pretty none-the-less! (maybe next time!)


Here's a view from the top so you can see the dimension of the card.  It folds flat for mailing...perfect!


Thanks for popping in!  Happy stamping!
♥  Diane