And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness
and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

Monday, February 10, 2014

Inspirational Word Art

Hello sweet friends!  I hope you've been enjoying the February Release so far, and I'm glad you've returned for DAY 3 of Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps February Release Blog Hops!
Today's feature is:

Today the DT is thrilled to share the new Inspirational Word Art 1 with you.  This 4"x6" set includes 6 inspiring sentiments that are sure to encourage any recipient and go nicely with any stamp sets you already own.  This set is the first in it's series!
  • Key sentiment measures approximately 1.75" x 2"
  • Designed by Korin Sutherland
  • Stamp set is $15

Here are two cards made with the fabulous 
Inspirational Word Art 1 stamp set:
Creative Nugget:  The herringbone background was made by adhering strips of KaiserCraft designer paper from the Lavender Haze Paper Pad to a panel of Scor-Tape Adhesive.  This was then adhered to a piece of True Black card stock and mounted to a Select White card base.  The Inspirational Word Art 1 sentiment was stamped on a Decorative Plaque Die along with one of the Decorative Frame Toppers.  This was popped up on another of the Decorative Plaque Dies cut from True Black card stock.  Copic Markers were used to color the little flower image.  A large Scallop Border Die, Ribbon, Baker's Twine, and a button finish the card.

Creative Nugget:  Since I have a hard time throwing away my paper scraps, some from my first sample were salvaged to make this second card.  A Poppy CB folder was used to emboss a panel of Select White card stock to which the paper strips were woven and attached. This panel was stitched to some True Black card stock. The Inspirational Word Art 1 sentiment was stamped on a Spellbinders Circle Nestie, sponged, and popped up on a Spellbinders Scalloped Circle Nestie.  One of the Majestic Monarchs were stamped right on the DP and cut with the matching Monarch Dies.  A few pearls finish the card.  I had so much fun with this set that I can hardly wait for the next Inspirational Word Art stamp set!

The DT has shared their gorgeous samples in the thumbnails below.  Stop by each of their blogs and comment for a chance to WIN one of (2) $20 gift codes to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Store!

Don't miss these other opportunities to win:
(1) $20 gift code drawn from all comments on Friday's release blog post
(1) $20 gift code drawn from all comments on full reveals in our SCS forum
(1) $20 gift code drawn from all participants in our release challenge hosted on the SNSS Blog 

The deadline to comment for a chance to win is midnight EST Friday, February 14th.  The list of winners will be announced on our blog by Monday, February 17th.

Thanks so much for joining us!  Enjoy today's hop!

Hugs,
Cathymac

31 comments:

the primitive country bug said...

What beautiful cards!! The second one makes me think of a cozy quilt! Great job!!

LeAnne said...

These are just beautiful, Cathy!

Sue D said...

Love how you used strips of scrap paper on both!

Janeen said...

that second card really catches my eye. love the layers

Nana Griffin said...

Both are cool cards! Love the use of the scrap papers.

bearsmother said...

Love both cards. The first has the stripes pointing out the sentiment. The second is not as obvious but I think I like it the best. thanks for sharing.

merrymstamper said...

Beautiful duo!!! Creative designs, I love the colour combos.

Judy Woodland said...

I am lovin' these new stamps, AND your cards. Great inspiration, thanks so much!

Mary Kruschke said...

Cathy, I like these quilt look cards and the great color combos!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love how you made the background on the first card. Great projects.

Mary-Anne V said...

Very nice way you used the strips of paper in your design of each card.

Julie S. said...

I really like these cards, everything about them. That poppy embossing folder is gorgeous too!

McStamper said...

Love your cards. The herringbone background is fantastic. Great sentiment stamps.

Glittered Paws said...

Beautiful cards - love how you used up your scraps and love the stitching.

Giovana Smith said...

Both cards are beautiful!! great designs, Cathy!

craftymom205 said...

Love the cards.

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Scrappin' Diva said...

Lovely cards! What a wonderful way to use up your scraps! I have a hard time throwing away my scraps too.

Lee Ann Barrett said...

I so enjoy seeing your golden at the top of your blog every time I visit! The pic brings a smile to my face! Your card is beautiful; love the way you have framed the sentiment, Cathy. Hugs!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

fantastic color combo!

Pati said...

Lovely background with the strips! I really like your second card with the scraps! Pretty combo of patterns & colors!

Conniecrafter said...

Love both designs for using scraps, great encouraging words and pretty papers!!

Patty said...

OMG.. I Love both of these! Love your use of paper strips.. They look fantastic! I'm going to have to pin these for use on a card later!

Jan Leslie said...

Love the 'quilt' look in both of your cards - very nicely done and pretty!!

Patti J said...

Beautifully done! Thanks for sharing :)

Zella said...

Both cards are so pretty!

Indy said...

Both are fabulous cards!
Hugs, Debbie!

Heather said...

These are both beautiful!! Love the color combo and what a great way to use up small strips of paper! I have a hard time throwing away any that are "big" enough for "something". I'll have to keep this idea in mind.

Andrea La Vigne said...

Really great herringbone pattern in the first card, and love the paper weaving on the second! Great color scheme, too. Tfs!

Katie said...

Love the paper backgrounds and the sentiments are wonderful! Great designs. :) Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Lucinde said...

Great colors! Love the patterns you created

Daria Guenther said...

Beautiful! Love the saying!