Monday, 8 April 2013

SNSS April Release Mini Blog Hope Day 3

Hello and welcome to Day 3 of our Mini Blog Hops
celebrating the April Releases at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps! 
Today we're showcasing two fabulous sets -
 
 
Here's my card made with the beautiful Poppy Backround stamp -
I simply sponged the image with red ink and then added
some white highlights in the center with a gel pen. 
The scalloped black edge is the back side of a die-cut using
The tag is made using a newly released set called Mini Tags and Sentiments
and the matching Mini Tags dies.
 
Supplies include:
Twine
Echo Park Victoria Gardens dp
Stampin Up Real Red, Lucky Limeade ink
MFT Color Box Black Licorice ink
 
 
 
Here are the details:
The set contains 1 large image.
The poppy is 3 3/4"  x 3 3/4".
The price is $15.
It's designed by Korin Sutherland.
 
 
 
 
This card was made with the wonderful set Precious Poppies - I know I'm going to reach for this set again and again with all it's fabulous sentiments and beautiful poppy images!
I kept this one clean and simple, colouring the image with copics and simply adding ribbon and pearls.
Supplies include:
Copics
MFT Color Box Black Licorice ink
Gingham ribbon
Pearls
 
 
 
Just look at all these fabulous images and sentiments!
Here are the details:
The set contains 3 images and 17 sentiments.
It measures 8" x 6".
The large group of poppies measures approximately 4 1/2" x 3 1/8".
The price is $26.
It's designed by Korin Sutherland.
 
 
Check out some of the fabulous samples made by our talented DT in the thumbnails below.
Be sure to leave a comment on each of the blogs along your journey because we're giving away both fantastic sets to one lucky commenter!
The deadline to comment for a chance to win is midnight EST Wednesday, April 10th. The list of winners will be announce on our website homepage by Thursday, April 18th.
Thanks so much for joining us, enjoy the rest of the hop and have a wonderful day!
 
 

30 comments:

Cheryl said...

They're both lovely! I love the green bg on the first one, and that black/white gingham ribbon on the 2nd one is perfect!

Sasha said...

Both your poppy cards are beautiful, Bridget x

Sue D said...

Very pretty poppy cards. I like the background on the first card.

merrymstamper said...

both are beautiful, Bridget! I love the green colour in the first :)

Sandra said...

beautiful cards - I have a poppy that is the color of your first card ... beautiful.
Sandra ltb

Sue McRae said...

These poppies stamps are wonderful, especially that big bloom, you've colored it magnificently.

Cynthia said...

Both cards are lovely, Bridget! This set is a Must-Have for this Spring.

Sabrina said...

Both cards are beautiful! I love how you colored the poppies!!

Jean Bullock said...

Great job on both of these cards. My favorite is the second one with the black and white gingham ribbon. You have rendered the stamp beautifully and I like the shading behind it. Excellent placement of the sentiment. Very well done.

Kris B said...

Both your cards are gorgeous! Love the green background and the bold image on the first. What a great design on the second, love the gingham bow! TFS God bless!

Jayne said...

Love the contemporary feel of the first one and the simplicity of the second. Very nice.

Heather said...

So pretty! I really like the second with your beautiful coloring, that yummy ribbon and the encouraging verse.

JD said...

Beautiful cards!

diane (cookiestamper) said...

My eyes are smiling when I look at your cards! ♥

Danni said...

Fabulous cards!

Natasha G.P. said...

The bright green looks wonderful with that shade of red!!

sharon g said...

The twine and ribbon add a lot to your cards. They are so pretty.

craftymom205 said...

Love the cards.

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the primitive country bug said...

Great color combination. The green with the red is awesome!

Em's Thoughts said...

Both of your cards are beautiful. I love how the green background makes that poppy just pop. The second one has beautiful coloring. TFS

Mary-Anne V said...

wonderful elegant cards...love the black with red.

Michelle VP said...

Oh, so pretty! Love the green background and matching tag for the first and that gorgeous gingham bow and CAS style with the second. :)

Mary Kruschke said...

It's great how these stamps can be used in layers. These colors are great!

Ceal said...

your cards are just amazing! love how that big poppy pops against that green paper.

ajax said...

The sponging technique worked so great on this card. It stands out so well on the green and white background. Love the sentiment on the 2nd card with the poppies and the black and white ribbon. Thanks so much.

Patty said...

ohhh! Both of these cards are fantastic!! Love your coloring & green background on the first card! Love your layout on the second with the large verse to the side and that pretty checked bow on top!

LindaS said...

Gorgeous cards. Love your designs and colors.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous poppies on both cards Bridget. Great designs and coloring!

Pati said...

Wow, very pretty cards! Love the poppy on that green background. Love your coloring of the poppies & the black gingham bow pairing on the 2nd card!

Lorianna said...

This is just Stunning!
Love everything about it!
Thank You so much for sharing
your wonderful talent
with all of us!!
Hugs
Lorianna