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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Sweet N Sassy blog hop

Hi everyone! Welcome to day 2 of the Sweet N Sassy blog hop. This month Sweet N Sassy stamps has 4 terrific stamp sets being released and one of the sets is for a cause. This month we are doing things a little differently in that the challenges are being hosted on 4 of the DT members blogs rather than at the release party. You have a week to complete the challenges and there will be a random drawing from each challenge to determine the winner of the stamp set being given away. The release party is tomorrow (Friday April 3) night from 9-11PM EST in the SNSS forum. I hope you will be able to stop by for the fun!

I have 2 cards for you today (sorta). Well, I went to take a picture of the second one and discovered that my second battery for my camera is missing and the first one is dead and charging right now. My hubby is not going to be pleased with me :(. So, here is one to show you for now and this is for Chris' challenge which was to use a bird on your card.

I actually had a totally different post lined up but I found out that the projects I planned are being published in the debut issue of Christian Papercrafts magazine in June so I could not use it LOL. So you will all just have to check out the issue to see my projects LOL.

Anyway, I used my favorite set from this new release called Dream Silhouettes. This is just an awesome set. I used both of the main silhouette images for my cards. This first card uses the flower image. I sponged my sunset my using the following colors in order: saffron, summer sun, mustard, pumpkin, and tangerine. I then stamped my image in black and sponged the bottom black. The flowers were accented with my spica glitter pen. I sponge my bg rather than brayer it because for me I get better results. I used the sketch challenge on SCS yesterday for my layout. The black metallic paper and gold sparkle cardstock which are just so beautiful are from Paper Temptress. The black comes in both text and cardstock weight and I used the text weight since I was layering. The beautiful gold has such substantial weight to it that it also is great for your card bases.

stamps- Sweet N Sassy stamps dream silhouettes
CS- SU tangerine, whisper white; Paper Temptress gold sparkle, onyx metallic
accessories- paper piercer, spica glitter pen, satin ribbon, black brads, pop dots

Well, I hope to be able to edit this post with another card later. If you have not already been hopping then you will want to visit the sweet n sassy blog and start there. If you came here from Sandy's blog then your next stop is Jeanette who has some amazing things to show you! Also, three of the challenges have been posted so far and you can find them on Chris, Sandy, and Suzy's blogs.

Have a blessed day and happy hopping!


Jeanette said...

Just one word for this "STUNNING"
Hugs Jeanette

Donna said...

Beautiful cards. I love flowers and I've never tried stamping silhouettes but they are very pretty! I love blog hops.

terriavidreader (USA - IN) said...

I've not done silhouettes either, but this is a good card to use for sympathy cards I think.

Sandy said...

That set just seems elegant no matter which way everyone has used it. The card is beautiful!

Ceal said...

Simply Beautiful!

Anita said...

Beautiful card!

Shelly Koskinen said...

This card is beautiful!

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

This is a wonderful card, Janette! Congratulations on having your card published in the new magazine!

sandyh50 said...

Gorgeous! Congrats on getting published!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

this image is gorgeous, nicely done! *~*