Jan 9, 2015

Sweet N Sassy January Release



Hello, sweet friends!   Welcome to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps January 2015 Release Day Blog Hop! We are excited to share some fun new designs with you. Make sure to check out the full release HERE

We're very excited to have a new stamp designer, Graciellie Design, joining us this year.  Check out her beautiful new stamp set, Parisian Postcard.  Just imagine all the gorgeous cards you'll be able to make with this stamp set!

  • Stamp set includes 11 images and 2 sentiments
  • Stamp set measures 4" x 6"
  • Eiffel Tower measures approximately 1 7/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Designed by Graciellie Designs
  • $15



Here is my Sample using this set

This is a beautiful set to use for the watercolor technique.  To make my card I used an A2 sized base and cut the image panel just a bit smaller. I used Antique Linen distress ink to sponge around the entire panel. Next I colored the flowers with Tim Holtz distress markers (Tattered Rose, Victorian Velvet, Peeled Pain and Shabby Shutters) stamped them, then took a small brush and added just a little water to each flower to give it the water color look. I stamped the Butterflies with Peacock Feathers and did the same with the water.
To make it just a little more vintage I used my machine to stitch around the main panel before I added it to the base.

My next sample used a fun new set by Diane Zechman 

  • Stamp set includes 1 image & 11 sentiments
  • Stamp set measures 4" x 6"
  • Cindy image measures approximately 1 3/8" x 2 1/8"
  • Designed by Diane Zechman
  • $15


Here is my Sample
Love this fun set! 
To make his card I started with an A2 base with my panel cut slightly smaller. Next I used the Birthday Word Die for the inlaid die cut technique, I cut it out of my main panel, saved the little parts inside and then cut it out of design paper and laid it back in my main panel, adding those small pieces I saved from the inside of the letters B, D and A.  The "Happy" is from the Companion Words set 



Release Giveaway!
As part of our release day fun, one random commenter from one of the DT blogs will be selected to win a $10 Gift Code for  the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Store.  You have until Thursday, January 15th at midnight EST to leave your comments.  The winner will be posted on the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog on Friday, January 16th!

 One more thing before we let you go...

We can't forget our fun Release Day Challenge!
Since it's a NEW YEAR, we want you to 
"Use something NEW"   

Just a few guidelines to remember as you play:
            
- You don't have to use a Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps image to enter (although we sure love when you do!)
- Please create a NEW card (no back linking)
We ask that you enter your card in no more than 3 challenges
 - You'll have until Thursday, January 15th at midnight EST to enter
- We'll draw 1 winner from this week's challenge to receive a $10 credit to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Store!  
If there are 25 participants, (not including the DT), we'll draw 2 winners!
- Please use code SNSJAN2015RC when uploading to Splitcoaststampers or other galleries 

To enter simply share a link to your creation below!

Thanks for joining us today!  Be sure to join us again on Friday, January 16th to see if you've won!

 Now it's time to see what the DT has created with these fabulous products! The DT blog links can be found in the Linky Tool below...HAPPY HOPPING! 








30 comments :

  1. Lovely cards! Just love what you did with Graciellie Designs stamp set! Beautiful ♥

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  2. Ceal, Your projects are so fun! I love the watercolor, great technique! Love the Birthday sentiment and die cut with Sassy Cindy!

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  3. Love your cards, especially the flowers and butterflies! catisi@aol.com

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  4. Wonderful Watercolour card! Love your Cindy card as well! The sentiment is hilarious.

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  5. Sweet cards Ceal. I am so glad you got the package, even if it was yesterday. You did a fantastic job with your cards in a short amount of time. I especially love the first one. So pretty.

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  6. Wow Ceal! Just look what you can do when pressed for time :0 Really like the soft water color effect and that sassy sentiment! Hugs, Jenny

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  7. This is spectacular! The watercoloring looks amazing!

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  8. Love your cards!! What a fun release!

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  9. Beautiful cards. I love your water coloring on the first and the sentiment on the second one.

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  10. Love your cards and love the new stamps and dies.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  11. I really like your watercolor technique. Beautiful card!

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  12. That first card is beautiful! I think this set is a must have already! And the second card is very fun and so true in this age of online interaction.

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  13. Just lovely dear Ceal. Love how you used watercolor with Parisian Postcard! Thank you for sharing your delicate sample.

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  14. Lovely watercolor card!!

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  15. love the watercolor, great card, great release.

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  16. What a fun release! Beautiful card!

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  17. Ha! I don't think I am going to change my profile pic now. LOL Great cards!

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  18. Wonderful cards. I really like the watercolor look you achieved.

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  19. The watercolor flowers are so pretty.
    Love the sentiments on the new set. Very saucy.
    thanks for sharing.

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  20. Fun cards, Ceal. Love the Sassy Cindy set!

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  21. Such fun cards, Ceal! Love the contrast of the flowers and the blue butterflies in the first, and your fun birthday card is so cute!

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  22. Very pretty floral card and the birthday card is cute!

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  23. Gorgeous Parisian Postcard card, Ceal…love the watercolor look! What a fun birthday card...great use of the birthday die with this set! Fabulous release projects!

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  24. Just found your site and I LOVE it. Your sassy Cindy card cracks me up and I can't believe the depth you go on your watercolor. I can't wait to try your challenge.

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  25. Pretty card with the roses! That would make a lovely background too, I thought it was dp before I read that you made it!

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  26. Great cards. I so like this Sassy Cindy set. I think it will make great humorous cards. Just love that first card! Thanks for the fun hop.

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  27. Love the watercolor technique on the first card, and the second birthday card is fabulously comical! I love both of these sets!!!

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  28. Love both your cards, Ceal! That watercolor technique is different, and you pulled it off wonderfully. I may have to give that a try. Love the snarky humor in the other stamp set you used. Great job on the die cut inlay, and I love the colors you chose for that card. Tfs!

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  29. The water color is so PRETTY!
    And the 2nd Card I adore.
    Wonderful!

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