November 14, 2013

Sweet Stamp Shop - November Release

Hello everyone!!

Its Release day at Sweet Stamp Shop!!! Yay!!! There are amazing new stamps that i know you will want to your hands on!! The Sweet Stamp Shop has 3 new stamp sets AND a new set by SSS's Alyssa Bennett called Yummy Friends! You are going to want to see what the amazing design team has for you, you can click here for the Sweet Stamp Shop's Blog!

The first stamp set that i am featuring is the Monogram Alpha set!

This an awesome alphabet set! The letters are tall and skinny! I started by spelling out I Love U on my clear block. With a ruler i traced a pencil line where i wanted the sentiment i made to go. I stamped I Love U in red ink.

I set that aside and then randomly added letters to a 3 other clear blocks. I stamped them in black ink around the I Love U sentiment. Next i mixed up the alpha's again and stamped again until the remaining cardstock was stamped.

Last i added the fabulous SSS flair that says Just Sayin'!


The next set is Monogram It!! (i think this is my favorite!! There are sooo many possibilities!!)

To start i stamped and embossed the deer with green embossing powder. No matter what embossing powder i use, i usually get dimples in the melted powder, soo i use a watermark pen and mark those dimples, add more embossing powder and melt again! And wa-la a nice smooth embossed image!!

Next i stamped the flower wreath around the deer. However, this is not the real size of the wreath, its actually too big to go around the deer, so instead i cut the stamp (yep cut it!! Don;t worry it dosen;t hurt!) I was able then to make the wreath smaller by taking out a small piece. I added a little purple glitter glue and liquid pearls to the wreath.

I stamped the sentiment and the arrows accross my cardstock. Then i cut away the top part of my card stock and around the deer and wreath. I placed some wood grain and white zig-zag pattern paper on my cardbase and added my deer panel with foam dots. :)


Next i used the same wreath as above, only i put back the part i cut out (see you can't even tell!!) This is a really easy technique, i'm sure there are a lot of videos and tutorials online, but in case this is new for you, here's a quick run down!

  1. Stamp your images on tissue paper. Use pigment ink, as dye ink soaks into the tissue paper and blurs your image. I have also colored images with watercolors and a tiny bit of water, just emboss your image first to help keep your watercolors in line!
  2. Cut out your image. You want to get as close as you can, the less tissue paper the better. If you have multiple images/sentiments i suggest having each piece connected by a thin strip of tissue paper, it will be a lot easier to place on your candle! No stray pieces floating away!!
  3. Place the stamped tissue paper on the candle then cover with wax paper. You want the wax paper to cover the candle and you want long ends so you can place the wax paper over the image and can grasp the ends on the 'back' side of the candle. You want it to be taunt and smooth, but not too tight!
  4. Heat the image. You can see the tissue melting into the candle, as the white from the tissue paper disappears, you want to move on as soon as the tissue paper is 'gone.' With a little practice you will get the hang of it!! You can also use any color of candle!! The white tissue melts into the candle so you don;t see the tissue paper, just the image!
  5. Enjoy!

I used some orange pigment ink for the wreath (orange is my favorite color) and black pigment ink for the letters from the Monogram Alpha set.


The last new set this month is the Panda Face set! Isn't it cute!?!?!

 This card started with some cool blue ombre pattern paper, i trimmed it and added it to my Kraft cardbase. I also used some wood grain pattern paper from the same pad. I used some letters from the Monogram Alpha set, a sentiment from the Panda Face set, plus a couple words from older SSS stamp sets!! I used all these to make my own sentiment: I'm sad I Missed your Birthday.

Next i stamped and cut out the cute little panda. I used the sad mouth on the little panda, this set has a smile, frown, oh, and 2 meh kind of faces! I added the little panda to my card base, along with some blue enamel dots.


Do you love these sets as much as i do!??!  Check out the Sweet Stamp Shop Blog for tons more inspiration AND the new stamp set from Alyssa Bennett!!

Use code NRN20 to get 20% off the new release!! It ends 11/15 so act fast!! :)

Thanks so much for stopping by and check back tomorrow! I have something a little different to share with you tomorrow!!



I Love U
Stamps: Sweet Stamp Shop - Monogram Alpha
Flair: Sweet Stamp Shop - Just Sayin'
Ink: Papertrey Ink - Pure Poppy, Smokey Shadow

Hello Greetings
Stamps: Sweet Stamp Shop - Monogram It
Embossing Powder: Stampdenous - Jade
Ink: Papertrey Ink - Winter Wisteria, New Leaf
Glitter Glue - Stickles & Liquid Pearl
Pattern Paper: Recollections - Dear Lizzy - Neapolitan

DRW Candles
Stamps: Sweet Stamp Shop - Monogram It, Monogram Alpha
Ink: Colorbox - Orange. Memento Luxe - Tuxedo Black
Tissue Paper
White Candles
Wax Paper

I'm Sad
Stamps: Sweet Stamp Shop - Panda Face, Monogram Alpha, Admit One, Wheely Like You
Ink: Papertrey Ink - Dark Chocolate
Enamel Dots: My Minds Eye
Pattern Paper: Dapper Dan


  1. Love these! Some great stamping! My favorite is the one it's the deer head. I love the unexpected color combo!

  2. These are all just fabulous! I think I have a soft spot for the I LOVE U card - the just sayin`stole my heart :)