Monday, July 22


Hello friends, have you jumped on the mermaid bandwagon yet?  If not, check out this set from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps, so fun to play with!  Fin-tastic Friends by Jennifer Nilsson.  For my card I first made the sand with oxide ink and added a little texture with one of the stamps from Texture Tiles1. Next I masked off the sand and made the water again with oxide ink and spritz it with water to get the bubble look.  I colored all my characters with Copic Markers and fussy cut them to create my scene.
I decided to make a couple note cards using this month's STAMP OF THE MONTH, SENTIMENTAL WORDFETTI.  I love this set, you can use it alone or with other sentiment stamps for endless possibilities.  I paired it with Itty Bitty Blossoms, I colored with Copic markers and the design papers are both from The Paper Studios. SENTIMENTAL WORDFETTI IS FREE WITH YOUR $60 PURCHASE THIS MONTH!!!  As Always you get FREE SHIPPING WITH A $75 PURCHASE!
Happy Stamping,
Simon Says Stamps-make own background (mermaid)
Cute Card Thursday-bright colors 
Stamping Sensations- The earth Laughs Flowers (note cards) 

Sunday, July 21

Growing in Unity Blog Hop

So excited to be part of this month's growing in Unity Blog Hop.  Make sure you hop along and leave some love for your chance at one of TWO Unity filled prize packs. 
 For my first card I am using one of my favorite Unity Stamps called Sweet Elle.  I just love this and use it for Baby cards and Birthday cards all the time.  I colored with Copic markers and paired it with designer paper from The Paper Studios.
 My next card uses the main image from Grow & Change, I colored with Copic Markers and the designer paper is from Pebbles Co.  The sentiment comes from the Demand A Recount Set. I made this for my granddaughter's 13th Birthday.
Make sure you check out all the great stamps over at Unity!  There is a fab sale going on right now through the 24th.  Remember to hop along with us and leave love along the way for your chance at the prizes.

                      Stephanie (you are here)

Friday, July 19

Christmas in July...

Hello friends, have you joined in our Christmas in July Hop over on the Sweet 'n Sassy VIP FB page?  If not, you still have time to join us for you chance to win a $10 gift code to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Store
It was kind of strange stamping snowmen while it was 115 degrees outside but fun to play with guy from The Crazy For Snowmen Set.  I colored this guy up with Copic markers and the paper is from BoBunny.  I added some punched snowflakes with a little bling in the center. Don't have an SNSS Christmas stamps? No worries, Korin has posted a freebie for you to use.  

Have you heard?  Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps has hit 10K follwers !!!!  Such a milestone so we are having a giveaway- FREE STAMPS FOR A YEAR, yes you read that right!!   Head on over to the SNSS FB PAGE and sign up.  

Thursday, July 18

Celebrate your day!

Playing with one of my favorite Penny Black Stamps today.  I colored with copics and the paper is from Pebbles Co.  Love, love, love this stamp.
Penny Black Allsorts-summer colors
Penny Black Saturday-AG or Food and Drink 
Cute Card Thursday- Bright Colors

Tuesday, July 16

July Release Blog Hop-Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

Hello friends, thanks so much for joining us for our July New Release blog hop.. Our team is so excited to show off the new stamps this month they are amazing! 

My first card is using By The Sea by Korin Sutherland.  I love this stamp set, I am a beach girl!  I especially love shelling.  I used the Emboss resist technique for this cards with white embossing and distress ink. 

 This card is using our STAMP OF THE MONTH called Sentimental Wordfetti, it is full of great sentiments and a couple single words that you can use alone or in combination with other sentiments.  I am also using an older set called Birds and Blooms which you can find HERE.

I am the last stop on the hop but if you happened to come here first head back to the beginning and leave some love, and increase your chances of winning a gift voucher to Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

Monday, July 15

You've Got A Friend

Happy Monday Morning everyone!  Hope you all had a great weekend.  Hubby is out of town so I had some extra time to play.  I have this fantastic new to me stamp from Penny Black called Friendship, so much fun to color up! I colored with Copic Markers and the paper I am not sure of because the top of my paper pad is missing.  I hope your Monday is awesome!
Penny Black Allsorts-Summer Colors 
Penny Black Saturday- AG
Crafty Friends- 2 or more patterned papers
2 Crafty Critter Crazies-AG with a critter

Saturday, July 13

Fish You were Here

Oh my goodness, having so much fun playing with the new set from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps illustrated by Jennifer Nilsson called Fin-tastic Friends.  I colored the back ground with copics and then I did the smooshing technique with oxide inks on top of that.  I added some sequins for dimension. 

 Check out our STAMP OF THE MONTH called Sentimental Wordfetti!  This set is amazing and you will find yourself reaching for it over and over again.  This set is free this month with a $60 purchase and if you spent $75 you also get FREE SHIPPING! 
Don't forget to join us for our release blog hop on the 16th.  Hop along with us for inspiration and leave some love for your chance to win a $10 gift voucher to Sweet 'N Sassy Stamps. ~Stephanie
 Simon Says- Ocean Waves

Thursday, July 11


Oh my goodness, there is no other way to say it but ADORABLENESS! I just love this Penny Black Stamp called Teddy flowers!  I colored with copics and the paper is from The Paper Studios.  
Penny Black and more- Bright summer colors 

Monday, July 8

Shoot For The Moon

Hello friends, I have a sweet card using one of the newest sets by Jennifer Nilsson called Over The Moon.  For the background I used distress inks then I added some stars with Versamark ink and heat embossed with silver powder. I cut out the moon and ran it through my cuttlebug with an embossing folder.  I colored the little guy with Copics and the background paper is from BoBunny.   You have one more day to take advantage of the early bird bundles, there are 2 this month- See Below. 
You can order either of these by clicking HERE.   Also don't forget about our Stamp of the month! This month is is Sentimental Wordfetti.  Such a fun set to play with and it is free with a $60 this month. 

I made a card using the Sentimental Wordfetti and an older set Made New.  First I stamped my butterflies with Versafine and then I used white embossing powder and heat embossed.  My next step was to use distress Oxide inks to add the colors, when you are done applying the ink just use a cloth to wipe it off the stamped images.   Wordfetti is such a versatile set you will find yourself going to it over and over again, great to use alone or use it along with sentiments you already own.  Remember as always, if you spend $75 you get free shipping!
Happy Stamping! 
Cute Card Thursday-AG 
Simon Says- Stars and or Stripes (first card)

Saturday, July 6

Last Bug Post For NOW....

Hello friends, it's time for a new challenge at Catch The Bug.  It's anything goes time and I am using Crazy Dog Doodles, I colored with copics and just matted on a plain color for a CAS look. Play along for your chance at 4, 7 or 10 digis from Bug-A-Boo stamps.  
This will be my last Bug-A-Boo blog post for awhile, I have asked to step down for now-just needed a break. I have been on this team so long they are like family so it was not an easy decision.  Jodie has assured me that I can come back when I am ready so you will see me design for Bug again hopefully soon!  Until then be blessed and keep crafting!
Allsorts- sport or summer fun

Monday, July 1

New Release Time @ Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.

Happy July 1st everyone, where the heck did June go?  It's new release time at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.  Just wait until you see all the great sets this month-6 new sets plus a new stamp of the month plus you can now purchase last month's stamp of the month!  My card today features By The Sea designed by Korin Sutherland, oh how I wish I was by the ocean right now, that is my happy place!  I colored with copics and added a little texture to the sand using Texture Tiles 1 and a little distress ink.   
 We have so many new sets this month Korin has put together 2 early bird special for you.  This one is $53 and features some really cute stamps, I am sure you will want them all-just sayin'. 
This one features our Creative Worship sets and is Amazing! 

 This month's Stamp of the month is called Sentimental Wordfetti and is FREE with a $60 purchase!  Remember you also get FREE shipping with a $75 purchase.
Happy Stamping!
Simon Says Stamps-AG 

Sunday, June 30

Clean and Simple Note Cards

Hello friends, just a couple clean and simple note cards using Delightful Daisies and Texture Tiles 1 from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.  I colored the Daisies with Copic Markers and then stamped over them with the Texture Tiles 1. The DP is from The Paper Studios.  Make sure you check back tomorrow as there will be a New Release and it is just AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Simon Says Stamps-Ag

Thursday, June 27

Oldie Bug Goodie

Hello friends, I made a card for my Darling Granddaughter today using Birthday Puppies 3 from Bug-A-Boo Stamps, an oldie but goodie but a favorite of mine.  I colored with copics and the paper is from Pink & Main.
Simon Says Stamps-AG

Wednesday, June 26

Hymn Word Art

A clean and simple card for you today using new stamps from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.  Loving this Hymn Word Art set!  All the paper comes from the same pad of designer paper by The Paper Studios.  I stamped with brown memento ink.   
 There are still a few days left to grab our stamp of the month Happy Irises.  You can get this beautiful set for free with your $75 order. Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps also offers free shipping with a $75 purchase.
Simon Says Stamps-AG 
Word Art Wednesday-AG

Tuesday, June 25

Peony Cluster

Hello friends, my card today is using the new Peony Cluster stamp set from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.  I stamped it twice the first time on the background paper with black onyx Versafine ink and the second time on white cardstock with memento ink and colored with copics.  I love this look.  I added some ribbon and a tag and was done.  Easy card.  
There is still time to get this month's Stamp of the Month for FREE!  Just place a $75 order and it's yours.  You also get FREE shipping with a $75 order so it's a great deal!

Monday, June 24

Summertime Fun!

Hello friends, have you seen one of the newest sets from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps called Mer-mazing by Jennifer Nilsson? Well, it is just that, Mer-mazing! So much fun to play with and perfect for all your  summer cards.
For my first card I used a stencil on the background with oxide inks and added some waves using a diecut.  I did not have a sun stencil so I made my own using the negative from a die.  I colored the mermaid with copic markers and fussy cut her, she is popped up on foam tape.
This next card I made my background stamping with oxide ink on kraft paper.  I decided to use a couple other stamps from the set, I love this cute little seagull.  One of our favorite places to vacation is Sanibel Island which is one of the best shelling places in the world so this set is close to my heart, I have a huge shell collections from all of our visits to the island. 
You still have a few days left to get this month's stamp of the month Happy Irises, spend $75 and it's yours for FREE! 
TCP Tuesday#358-summer