In This Together

Welcome to the Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps May Release Hop! There’s another fabulous release in the SNSS shop that we’ve been stamping with and we’re excited to share our projects with you! Hop along and leave a little comment love for the designers linked below and you might just be a lucky winner! One lucky comment from all the comments along the hop will win a $10 gift voucher to the Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps shop. Winner will be announced on the SNSS blog, Wednesday, May 20.

For today’s hop I used the In This Together and With Love Alpha stamp sets. I’ve been in the mood to create with yellow for some reason…not my norm but it’s a happy color! For the first card I created my own background by stamping the teapot with flowers tone on tone, then sponging the same ink over a stencil in desired areas. I then mixed some alpha letters into the sentiment for a bit of whimsy. The flowers were stamped, colored with Copics, and layered on top.

For the second card I decided to add color to the flowers a different way.

I started with a piece of watercolor paper and stamped the flowers with Archival ink. Then I used the corner or edge of small ink spots to swipe a little color in each area. This can be as imperfect as you want!

I spritzed the piece with water and let the colors move and bleed together. Then I used a heat tool to dry it. After dry, I smooshed some of the same inks onto an acrylic block and came back with a water brush to pick up the color and add a little to the image. This is just a different, fun way to add color.

Have a great day and thanks for hopping!
Now go check out Esther’s blog!

Sweet ‘n Sassy Blog
Julee Tilman
Ceal Pritchett
Diane Zechman
Esther Asbury
Jane Bosi
Karen Decknick
Lee Ann Barrett
Lyn Tomlin
Sheri Gilson

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy In This Together and With Love Alpha; paper- white, watercolor, black, SU! Daffodil Delight and Gingham Gala dsp; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black, Archival Black, SU! Daffodil Delight, Certainly Celery, Garden Green, Pool Party, Highland Heather, and Crushed Curry; accessories- MISTI, Copics, white paint pen, Spellbinders Labels Four and Decorative Labels Eight, Stickles, Tim Holtz Nordic stencil.

18 responses to “In This Together

  1. Love be the bold colors you used on your cards. Lovely to look at too!

  2. I love these Diane! So pretty!

  3. Thanks for sharing a fun way to ink that beautiful cluster of blossoms! I really enjoyed seeing your cards!

  4. Beautiful cards! I love all the yellow and the fun ink technique!

  5. So pretty! I love the way you colored the flowers! 🌸

  6. So pretty Diane! The yellow is perfect!

  7. These are so pretty, but I love the second one, and I think it’s really clever how you achieved the look you did! Thanks for sharing that!

  8. Melissa Shultz

    Love these bright and beautiful cards. I especially love the watercolor technique you used with the ink pads.

  9. Mary J Esposito

    Diane, I just adore your colors in your flowers, they are my colors.

  10. Beautiful projects!

  11. Carla Hundley

    Charming cards and
    love the different ways
    to do the coloring.
    Carla from Utah

  12. Those are beautiful! I love how you colored them in.

  13. Marisela Delgado

    Such pretty cards.

  14. Denise Bryant

    Pretty cards! Love those beautiful flowers!

  15. Love the 2 variations of the flowers & the first one’s background is wonderful.

  16. Marisela Delgado

    You make such beautiful cards.

  17. Beautiful cards! I especially like how you did the first one with teapot as part of the background paper! Genius idea!

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