Hello and welcome to the Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps Birthday Blog Hop!  Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps is so excited to be celebrating four wonderful years!  A fantastic group of Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps design team members past and present, along with some special friends, have put together this fabulous Birthday Blog Hop to kick off a whole month of fun. We have 36 stops so the hop will take place over three days – feel free to take your time visiting each blog!  You have until 11:59pm EST November 9th to leave comments on as many blogs as you can.  On Saturday, November 12th Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps will announce FOUR winners (chosen at random from comments on random stops along the hop); each lucky winner will receive a prize pack including stamps, dies, paper & twine valued at $40!

If you have been following along already you should have come from Cathy McCauley.  If you are only starting here, please head back to the SNSS blog and go from there.  You won’t want to miss any stops along the way!  Also, don’t forget to comment on as many stops as you can….the more comments the better your chance of winning one of the fabulous prize packs! :)

I created this card for several of last weeks challenges:  Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger, Splitcoaststampers Way To Use it Challenge and the CPS Sketch.

I started by picking paper from the MME Lost & Found 2 Breeze paper pack so it would fit the Way to use it challenge (use newsprint paper).  A lighter blue paper was cut  embossed with a Grand Classic Square Nestabilities die. The edges were sanded. It was cut down so it would be stitched t0 a piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock that had been cut and embossed with the Largest Lattice Rectangle die.

The newsprint patterned paper measures 4″ x 5 1/4″. The top two corners were rounded and the edges were sanded before the lattice layers were adhered. A 1 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ strip of another pattern from the same paper pack was adhered over the lattice layers and May Arts White Organdy Ribbon was tied around those.  The bow was topped with a Basic Grey button that was tied on with Embroidery floss.

A piece of Solar White cardstock was cut and embossed with one of the Fancy Tag 2 dies. The tag was sponged with  Scattered Straw Distress ink and a sentiment from Sweet ‘n Sassy’s Wildflower stamp set was stamped in it’s center with Tuxedo Black Memento ink. Part of the Wildflower image was stamped over the panel while the die was still on it to create more interest.

Parts of a brown Finesse Rhinestone swirl were adhered above the bow and underneath a flower cluster to finish off the card.

Your next stop on the hop is Janice Melton, but just in case there are any hiccups, here is the whole list of celebrants on this party train:

Beate Johns – you are here
Thanks so much for stopping by! Good luck winning the prizes! Have a wonderful day.
Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

72 Responses to “Sweet ‘n Sassy Birthday Blog hop”

  1. So so pretty! Love the rounded top edges on the card and the sentiment is framed beautifully with the die cut! TFS!!

  2. Love all the details, Beate! Gorgeous creation!

  3. This is so very pretty. There are so many beautiful elements on this card that make the card so elegant and feminine. I just oohed and awwhed looking at it!

  4. Soooooooooo schön!
    :-) Hugs and smiles
    Sibylle

  5. This is so very pretty!

  6. Totally gorgeous! glad to hop and celebrate!

  7. Beate this is Gorgeous! LOVE the way you used those diecuts!!

  8. SOOOO beautiful, girl!! I love that little netting flower too. Amazing, as usual!!

  9. This card is elegant and so well done with a wonderful variety of skills. Thanks!

  10. Hello!

    Love your card – another beautiful creation! I have started with you as I check your blog every morning but will start the blog hop at the beginning.

    You take care. Wishing you a great day!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

  11. Beautiful card and love the lattice border.

  12. What a pretty card. I love everything about it. The border is beautiful, the flowers are so pretty and the sentiment is sweet. Beautiful!

  13. Your card is just stunning, thank you so much for sharing it.

  14. An amazing card – stunning layers. THanks for the detailed info.

  15. Hello again!

    Wow! What a list of bloggers – and still a few to visit! So many great creations and beautiful talent! This is a great blog hop!

    Thank you for your visit to my blog and your kind words! Wishing you a great week!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

  16. Love the card. great job.

  17. Beautiful card! love everything about it

  18. i love the combination of shapes on your brilliant card!

    GREAT job!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  19. Your card is amazing…as always, Beate. I’m enjoying this fun hop and seeing everyones super creations:)

  20. So much to see on this card! TFS!

  21. So feminine and beautiful!
    I love it.
    em

  22. What a lovely card! Thanks for sharing!

  23. What a beautiful card, love the flowers!

    Chris L.

  24. BEAUTIFUL! Love the different shape too~

  25. Gorgeous card, Beate! Your creations are always an inspiration and you are so generous in sharing the details of how you create this masterpieces! Thanks!!!

  26. …what an elegant card,.. you did a great job on it.. wtg
    mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

  27. Lovely card Beate. The greeting and the soft image in the background are just beautiful. Great dies and papers! :o)

  28. This is stunning! I am always inspired by your creativity!

  29. GORGEOUS CARD!!! I love the layers and flourish!

  30. Beautiful, Beate! I am trying to decide if I want to get the SB die or not. You always use it so perfectly. :)
    Hugs~

  31. This is a lovely card showing what you can do with a sentiment. I really enjoyed your blog.

  32. Love the card! Thanks for sharing!

  33. WOW! From reading the description of how you did this, you make it sound easy, but no way could that be the case. It is a stunning creation, and each little detail is just perfect. I keep going back to take it all in! So, so pretty!!!!

  34. Pretty, pretty card.

  35. Wow! A garden on paper! Very pretty!

  36. Truly beautiful! What a gorgeous card. Thank you for sharing! :) Cheers

  37. So beautiful–your flowers are so delicate!

  38. Wowzers Miss Beate! This is so Beautiful! love all the lovely embellies and your SB die so perfect! Love the sentient too! Thanks as always for the wonderful inspiration!

    Hugs
    Shannon 😎

  39. Oh my how beautiful, Beate! I adore your cards and this one is no exception! Gorgeous!

  40. Lovely card!!! wow.

  41. So many soft, pretty touches on this card Beate. I like all the rosebuds and the tulle flower too.

  42. As always, this is a beautiful car. Love the layering, bow, flowers and sentiment.
    God bless,
    Peggy

  43. What a pretty and sweet card! Love the spellbinder!

  44. Amazing card!

  45. Gorgeous card! Beautiful design!

  46. Your card is just exquisite! Love the ribbon and texture..wow!

  47. Beautiful card!!!!

  48. it’s a very beautiful card Beate.
    I love it.
    hugs

  49. Beate that’s a real beauty! Love the layers and that DP. Also like the way you did the sentiment.

  50. this is so pretty and classy, Beate! love love the design and details. gorgeous card!

  51. You make such beautiful creations! Thanks for sharing your talent!!

  52. This is a gorgeous card Beate-love making sentiments the focus of the card

  53. Your work is beautiful. I will be so glad when I can make a card half as beautiful as you all do. The use of texture and color is something I am going to have to learn. It is a bit overwhelming but I know I will get there someday. Thank you for sharing.

  54. Beautifully done as always Beate! This has given me an idea for an anniversary card I need to make!! Thanks for your inspiration!

  55. Brought me to my great grandmother’s garden. 😀

  56. So much detail. Very pretty card. TFS.

  57. Very Nice! I really like the idea of rounding the TOP edges. That’s something simple enough that even I can do, and it gives the card a very unique feel. Layers and lattice and florals work so well on this card.

  58. Another gorgeous card! I really love the lattice and how it just pops on the card!

  59. Wow this card is absolutely gorgeous. With all the details that went in to it you can tell you put a lot of thought into it. Thanks for sharing.

  60. What a beautiful card. I love the layout and that bow with the button is absolutely awesome. I love the verse , in fact I just love your card. Thank you for sharing it hugs Cathy K

  61. Very elegant! Love your soft colors, and your flower cluster is gorgeous!Love the whole card!!!

  62. I love this card Beatte, it is so soft and the sentiment speaks so truely. This card is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  63. Very pretty!!

  64. Beate, this is stunning. I love the Lattice rectangle die and the fancy tag 3. Perfect accents to your sentiment.

  65. So much to love about this elegant card, Beate…the lattice border, the quote, the beautiful embellishments…absolutely gorgeous!

  66. love all the lattice layering…very pretty card!

  67. Great use of the spellbinders.

  68. Fabulous card and design Beate!! Love the beautiful elements you used…so elegant!

  69. Such a pretty card, love the delicate details!

  70. Beate, Your work is always gorgeous! Love the frame/ die cut in the back – such a beauty!

  71. Amazingly beautiful. True works of art. Thanks for sharing not just your craft but your artistry with us!

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