Tuesday, May 31, 2016


Hi there, and welcome to the Sparkle N Sprinkle June 1st Reveal! Today we have three lovely flower sets to share with you. I chose to work with the Wild Rose Set 785 for my reveal card this month, making things a little more feminine than usual!

These new sets are 20% off until June 3.  So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the store and start shopping.  All of the new sets are available on cling mounted rubber or as a digital image.  

The sets are:

 Roses 784 (digi version DIGI784)
  Wild Rose 785 (digi version DIGI785)
   Country Flowers 786 (digi version DIGI786)

On June 3rd, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers' blogs listed below. Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment.

The Grand Prize Winner, which will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and on the SNS Blog, will receive ALL of the new stamp sets released this month (or the digi versions, if preferred).

The Blog Hop order this month is:

(*Tip: if you have difficulty with a particular link, try clicking on the Designer's blog title to send you to their Home page.)

We hope you enjoy the New Reveal Blog Hop as much as we do.  Thanks for joining us and remember to comment on each of the Designers' blogs to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  
 Wonder who the Mystery Host will be this month????

The Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge also begins today.  There are lots of prizes and recognition badges.  Come check out how you can become a SNS Featured Artist as well.  The theme is always Anything Goes using Loose Glitter, Embossing Powder, and/or Flock.

Have you checked out the SNS YouTube Channel featuring Demo Donna?  If not, then you are in for a real treat.  Subscribe today to get all the latest Demo Donna tips and techniques!

For my card today I began with stamping the wild rose image on vellum in Versamark ink and heat embossed with White Detail. I turned over the vellum and used four Copics (V12, YG11, YG03, R21) to color on the back of the embossed image. 

Then I went on to the frame, I took a piece of white cardstock and die cut with the Die'sire: Aurora die. The center circle was a perfect size for the image. Then I took some Memento Angel Pink, and Lulu Lavender inks and rubbed both pads directly on to the cardstock. 

After I thought it had enough color, I decided to apply Versamark to the entire piece and heat emboss with Clear Detail, which resulted in a nice shiny look.

The image was cut with Spellbinders Standard Circle which happened to be just slightly larger than the cut out in the frame. I attached it to the back with a little tear-ific tape to hold it in place, before placing the entire frame down on a piece of 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" Super Adhesive Sheet. The new Hyacinth glitter was then burnished in to the sticky spaces.

The sentiment from the same set was stamped in Versamark on white glossy cardstock and was heat embossed with one of my favorite Tuscany embossing powders, the fine detailed Concord. It was then die cut using the Spellbinders Ornamental Tags One. A little Lulu Lavender ink was daubed over the die before removal, which gave the little tag some purple highlights. 

Some Crushed Grape Nuvo Crystal Drops were added to the tag for extra bling!

Creative Expressions (Sue Wilson) Olive branches were die cut from glossy white cardstock and were decorated with Nuvo Glitter Drops: Purple Rain, for a little more bling!

So then I started the put the card together. I tied a lace ribbon around the left side. I placed the three little flowers by the edge of the frame, using white brads on top of which I added White Blizzard and Purple Rain Nuvo Glitter Drops. The olive branches were tucked in behind the flowers as shown.

The sentiment was added with Foam Squares for dimension. This was all layered to a 6" x 6" piece of glossy white cardstock.

I found the image to be "washed out" with not enough pop for the rest of the card, so decided to add some sparkle to the image. Using Mountain Mint, Lavender Iris and Orchid glitters, which I applied with the Sakura Glue Pen, it turned out like this:

Much better! Don't you agree? So that finishes off my card for the Reveal. 

I'd like to join in the following challenges:
Die Cuttin' Divas Challenge # 268: Anything goes with die-cuts
Simon Says Stamp: Monday Challenge: Monochrome
Scrapy Land Challenge #43: Anything goes using dies that Scrapy Land carries - Die'sire: Aurora, Creative Expressions (Sue Wilson) Olive branches, Spellbinders Ornamental Tags One, Spellbinders Standard Circle

Your next stop will be Marie. She has a beautiful creation using the Country Flowers Set 786. Remember to leave a comment on all the blogs to be eligible to win all three of these pretty floral sets! Good luck!

See you soon,



  1. This looks amazing. Love the softness of the vellum. Lots of great details too.

  2. So gorgeous! I just love all the detail you added.

  3. Beautiful layering and details on your lovely card! Love that gorgeous wild rose design embossed on vellum and the pretty result of your coloring technique!

  4. So many wonderful things about this card! I love the die cut for the card, and of course the glitters are perfect! I love the sentiment frame die cut too - that is a wonderful. I also love the varying shades of purple, so pretty!

  5. WOW what a gorgeous card. Beautiful detail and I especially love the flowers and the olive branches!! Another great project, Shona!

  6. Very nice! I love the effect on vellum and the glitter in the background!

  7. Very pretty! I love all the pictures to show the steps you took. Thank you for joining our “Anything Goes with Die Cuts” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  8. Beautifully created, and as you probably know I love, love the coloring on the vellum technique, such soft and pretty colors..love it, love it!! Loving those gorgeous colors as well!!

  9. Your card is amazing. All these purple colors and added sparkle is so beautiful. Love it!

  10. So beautiful and feminine! Love it!

  11. A perfect pairing of the vellum image and this wonderful Die'sire die. Love the way you've colored the vellum with this lovely set, and the Nuvo crystals certainly made an outstanding appearance on this card. Love the delicate lace side treatment, and the way you've added the colors to the leaves and the front for more pizzazz. This is just gorgeous!!! TFS & Hugs

  12. Wow! This is gorgeous! I love how you added the hyacinth glitter to the frame. The coloring and glitter is beautiful! :)

  13. Out of this world amazing card luv all the detail and the colors. I luv the die you chose the whole card is just amazing thanks for sharing

  14. A beautiful card and gorgeous colors. I love all the little extra details you added as well. It really makes this card outstanding.

  15. I love your purple and pink combination.

  16. Your tutorial, as ever, is so simple to follow, and your card is STUNNING, I love the vellum flowers, they are so delicate and the Nuvo drops on the die, love the shine, LOVE everything including the lace.

  17. this is fantastic.
    I love all of the different techniques
    were used to make a beautiful card.
    The colors are so pretty.
    I'd be thrilled to get this one in
    the mail.
    thanks for sharing.

  18. This card is beautiful! Purple is my favorite color so I especially love this card. All the layers make it so special. The lace ribbon is a great touch and finishes it off perfectly.

  19. Oh so pretty and oh so feminine and oh so flowery! Love your design, Shona, and especially how the gorgeously girly colors come together with all those textures. Amazing how different that die cut looked after the clear EP was applied! Very lovely, and very inspiring. Thank you for showing how you used everything! xoxox

  20. This is gorgeous, like the soft colors and the dimension and effect of the lace and flowers!

  21. Gorgeous card. I like the colors you used. Thanks for sharing.

  22. Very delicate design, there is a lot of different textures but it all came together and has great balance!

  23. Love this card and all the details. Color perfect!

  24. Beautiful card. Love the Victorian look.

  25. Great card. Love the wild rose stamp. Very intricate layers.

  26. The colors are soft and subtle.....very nicely done. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

  27. Tricked me. Thought it was purple glitter paper!

    LOVE your BEAUTIFUL vellum floral panel, LOVE your SPARKLE peeking through your elegant panel, LOVE IT ALL!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)

  29. Absolutely beautiful, Shona. You are the queen of so many wonderful techniques and the purple green and white is so striking. Love also what you did with the lace on the side.
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  30. This turned out to be such an elegant card! I adore the way you layered all of those lacy delicate dies. And the flowers give it such wonderful texture. The shades of purple look amazing together and the whole thing made me smile and say WOW! Thank you so much for sharing such an inspiring piece with us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  31. Gorgeous Card!!! Wonderful tutorial :)
    Thank you for joining this week at Die Cuttin' Divas!

  32. Oh my goodness my friend - this is stunning! So elegant and detailed and such a vibrant color of purple and lavender's!! What a beautiful scrolled tag and so much on your card yet it all works beautifully together! I love your step by step instructions!! Happy day my friend!


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