Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Paper Sweeties April Release Party

Today is the day that you can buy all of the new stamps and sweet cuts dies in the store!  Here again is a list and links to the new products:

We also have lots of inspiration for you to see today! Today I have a card set to share with you that depicts the tree in all 4 seasons of the year.
Here we go:
First the tree in Winter....

I stamped the tree from the "Tree of Life" stamp set and then added the sweet bird and birdhouse from the "Tree of Life Add On: Spring" stamps and dies. I colored them with Copic markers.  The sentiment is from "Sending Holiday Cheer" which I didn't realize was a retired set until long after I had made the card! Oops!  But there are lots of other wonderful Christmas or Winter themed sentiments that can be used for a card like this!  So no worries! I added some coarse white glitter to create snow along the branches and tree house. So festive!

Next comes the tree in

I decided to make a lovely flowering tree as that is what all of the trees are doing in Seattle right now! I added the sweet bird and birdhouse from the new "Tree of Life Add on: Spring" stamps and sweet cuts.  And to create the flowers on the tree I used a flower image from the "Sending Sweet Thoughts" stamp set.  The sentiment is from the "Jelly Bean Time" stamp set.  I colored everything with Copic markers to blend with the Melon colored card stock which I embossed with a floral pattern to mimic the flowers in the tree. The flower centers were dotted with glitter and I also edged the card stock panel with some stickles.  It is so pretty when the light hits it!

Next comes the tree in

For this tree I decided to stamp the leaves with one of the tiny heart stamps in the "Tree of Life Add on: Spring" stamp set.  I also used the bird and birdhouse from this same stamp set.  The matching dies made it easy to die cut that sweet bird.  I colored with Copic markers again and then selected my sentiment from the "Home Sweet Home" stamp set. 

And last comes the tree in

Here I used a fall leaf stamp from the "Stand Add On Fall Harvest" stamp set to create the leaves for my tree. Then I stamped and die cut the sweet little owl from the new "Tree of Life Add on: Spring" set and perched him in the tree.  The "Thankful" sentiment is from the "Beautiful" stamp set and I inked it in both orange and brown to give it an "ombre" look.  And that pop of turquoise was a happy accident. I was looking for something to make the card come alive.  I had this piece sitting on my desk from a previous card and thought it was the perfect thing!  What do you think? 

It was so fun creating a card for each season of the year! If you have made it this far....thanks for sticking with me as this was a very long post!

There is a lot more to see today if you are hopping along with the Paper Sweeties Design Team...
Here is today's hop list:

 Tomorrow we will return with our Paper Sweeties Release Rewind posts.  I hope you will join us again.  We always showcase how you can mix the new stamps and dies with some of the existing Paper Sweeties products!
:) Jill


  1. Wow! Great collection of cards for the different seasons, Jill! Each one is unique and so beautiful! I do love owls, so I'm quite partial to the owl one! And, just love how you stamped all the fall leaves!:-)

  2. Hi Jill. OMG, those cards are adorable. I love them all. The same tree, yet so different. Love the one with the hearts as leaves. Very cute. Ana

  3. Jill, these cards look amazing! I love the different things you used for leaves, but my fav is the sparkly snow on the winter card!!! I LOVE sparkle!

  4. Jill, these cards look amazing! I love the different things you used for leaves, but my fav is the sparkly snow on the winter card!!! I LOVE sparkle!

  5. OMYGOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!!! These are all FABULOUS!!! WOW WOW WOW!!! I Love love love love them ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. ohmyword!! You are a genius! I absolutely LOVE this card set and LOVE how you created a scene for all four seasons!~ Amazing!!

  7. Oh Jill, I love these!! What a great idea to make one for each season!!

  8. How wonderful that you used the same stamps to create all these beautiful seasonal cards! Great ideas!

  9. Oh my gosh, these are brilliant! Each one is wonderful on it's own, but the 4 together, over the top!
    The hearts in summer, the flowers in spring, LOVE!!!

  10. WOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!! These are SO BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE that you created a Card for each of the seasons!! Such FUN!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! =)

  11. You are amazing, love your pretty seasons of cards!!

  12. I am in AWE of this gorgeous set of cards, Jill!!! LOVE the Christmas one--it is perfect! WOW! LOVE! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  13. I loVe your season cards! Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}


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Crafty Hugs,
: ) Jill