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Friday, April 3, 2009

Sweet N Sassy blog hop day 3 and release party!

Today is the last day of the Sweet N Sassy blog hop. Hasn't the DT had some amazing samples this month? Well, it does help that we have some awesome stamp sets to work with! If this is your first stop, then be sure to go back and visit the SNSS blog and start there because you don't want to miss any of the samples. For my card today, I used the Dream Silhouettes set which I absolutely LOVE and did a combined challenge using Sandy's color challenge and Suzy's sketch challenge. Don't forget that you have a chance to win one of the new stamp sets by participating in the challenges.

Yesterday, I showed you the flower silhouette image with a sunset and today I have the grass image for you with a sunrise. To make my scene I created a mask from a post it note and first sponged the ground with olive. Then I sponged the sky using apricot, pumpkin, soft sky, baja breeze and not quite navy at the top. I then sponged chocolate chip on the bottom edge. I stamped my sun image so that it was half way up the horizon line. Finally I stamped the grasses several times in olive and the birds in choc chip. I scored two lines at the bottom of my card and stamped my "happy birthday" which is from the soon to be released birthday greetings set between them. I looked at my cards recently and saw that nearly every card contained ribbon so I was determined to try and make one without it so I left it off this one and let me tell ya it was tough LOL. However, this way I figured I could use it for a guy too.

Check out the inside which also uses one of the birthday greetings sentiment. I think that you will find this to be a great birthday set that you will reach for time and time again.

stamps- Sweet N Sassy stamps Dream Silhouettes, birthday greetings
CS- olive, pumpkin, choc chip, soft sky, white
accessories- corner rounder punch, brown brads, paper piercer, scor-pal

Don't forget that tonight is the release party over in the Sweet N Sassy forum starting at 9PM EST- hope to see you there!

Also be sure to stop by the following blogs today for the hop. You are sure to finds lots of inspiration:
Korin She has the 4th challenge posted!

Have a marvelous day!


Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

Oh Janette! This is sooo pretty! Your sponged sky is awesome! I love it!

Post Pals said...

Hello, I read that you do card challenges on MOJO and I wondered if you would consider doing a challenge with a twist.

I run Post Pals, we feature seriously ill children (most have cancer or are going through transplants) and their siblings on our website and invite members of the public to log on from around the world and send a card to a child. The aim is to make the child smile, but we have found it also helps their self esteem and parents often open them with a child during a procedure to distract them.

At the moment we are helping 120 children but they aren't getting much post.

I was wondering if you would do a challenge, instead of people just scanning in their card for the theme but they actually make one for a Post Pal child and send it off.

I can't begin to tell you how much receiving a card means when your ill and isolated.

Thank you,

ps)You can see a video about what we do here

Deedee Anderson said...

What a fabulous card, Janette. You did such a wonderful job setting the scene -- I want to step right into it!

david santos said...

Beautiful posting! Nice cards and pretty colours. Happy day!!!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Janette, this is outstanding! What a gorgeous card, its worth framing! So awesome! Great art work girl!!!

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

What an amazing scene Janette and the colours are fabulous, Big Hugs, Nikki x