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May 2020 Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog Hop

Thinking of You Card by Julee Tilman

Hi friends! Welcome to the May SNSS Release Hop! There's another fabulous release in the shop that we've been playing with and we're so excited to share our projects with you! Hop along and leave a little comment love for the designers linked later in this post 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 SNSS shop. Winner will be announced on the SNSS blog, Wednesday, May 20.

If you've arrived from the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog, you're already on stop 2, welcome to more stampy goodness from me! If a link misbehaves along the way head on back there for the full hop list. All right, let's get hopping!

Think of you card by Julee Tilman

This month's Stamp of the Month is the super versatile Encouraging Thoughts sentiment set. The set is packed with encouraging sentiments, and during the month of May, it's a free gift with a $75 order. For this card, I decided to pair two of the sentiments from the set together.

I started by stamping and coloring the Made New butterflies, then die cutting with the coordinating Made New dies. I added a little shimmer to them with a wink of stella pen, then got to work on the background.  I inked up the Skeleton Leaf Background set with a Kaleidacolor ink pad and stamped at the top of a 4" x 5.25" panel.  Then I stamped the thinking of you sentiment, hand trimming the banner ends and matting with cardstock.  I then stamped the today & everyday directly on the card panel and glued everything together.

Encouragement card by Julee Tilman

I was having fun with the clean and simple style, so decided to try my hand at a one layer card next.  I stamped the greeting from Encouraging Thoughts in the center of an A2 card base. Then I selected several flowers and a leaf image from the new Consider the Wildflowers set and stamped them randomly in blues and greens using Catherine Pooler inks.  I finished with rounded corners on the bottom and a polka dot bow up top.

Encouragement card by Julee Tilman

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The next stop on the hop is the fabulous Ceal Pritchett!

May 2020 Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Blog Hop

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kiwimeskreations said...

What wonderful cards Julee - Love that leaf skeleton background and how you have used it with the multiple colours, and then let it show so beautifully under the simple butterfly elements!!
Stay safe

Donna Oates said...

Lovely cards as always Julee! Loving that sentiment set!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Gorgeous cards Julee!

Christine said...

You are making both the older and newer stamps look fabulous. I love the leaf background in the fun gradient colors. It looks great with the vivid green butterflies!

Alma Dirpaul said...

Such beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing!

Sue A said...

Wow! So pretty. That leaf background is stunning.😍

Lyn said...

Love these Julee! I LOVE CAS and the variegated color scheme is perfect for these!

Melanie said...

These are so pretty! I love the skeleton leaf background the way you colored it. I love those wildflowers stamps and the way you just stamped them randomly for a simple card.

buggin2stamp said...

Beautiful cards. I love the butterflies layered over the leaf stamped. Very cool.

icela52 said...

They are all so beautiful, don't know which one to choose.

Salnclts said...

I love the background you created!

cghundley said...

Lovely cards and
wonderful new goodies!
I love the Skeleton
Leaf Background on
the first card, so
Carla from Utah

ErenG said...

Beautiful cards! I need to learn how to do this!

Carol McCready said...

Great cards. I love the butterflies.

Vivi Casale said...

both cards are beautiful!!

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful cards! I love the background and colors on your butterflies card! Sweet card with the wildflowers too!

Angelartistok said...

Lovely cards! I like the skeleton leaf background.

Esther Asbury said...

I love your bright/fresh cards Julie! I especially like how you used the leaf background stamp on the fist one!

Purple Princess said...

so sweet