Monday, 17 January 2011

Tracy - Sneak Peek

Hiya Simply Sassy Fans,

Hope everyone has had a good weekend and that you enjoyed the inspiration giving by the design team last week.  I'm back this morning with a special treat as I have received my new stamps, so I can give you a sneak peek of one of the soon to be released Sugar Nellie Simply Sassy Stamps, woo hoooo.  My mojo went walkabouts this weekend, so wasn't terribly pleased when trying to do my card but it returned as soon as match of the day came on.  Bet that's never been said before, lol.  Anyway I was crafting pretty late making a fancy envelope to go with the card, there is a link on my blog to the tutorial if you are interested.   Hope you like it.  I'll apologise now for the amount of photo's, I got carried away.

I inked all the edges with Aged Mahogony Distress ink.  As you can see it's tied to the side with ribbon.

You can nearly see her........

Almost there, just showing you the envelope opening...........

Yayyyyyy, here she is.  I have merged her with a digi background, Daffodil's Dell availble HERE at Make It Crafty.  Zoe has the most fabulous backgrounds that you can use with all your stamps. I printed out the digi image and using my mag-a-jig from stamping up I worked out where I should position my simply sassy stamp.  I then took my cardstock and stamped my image in position.  I then stamped the image again using staz on onto some masking film and cut her out. I placed the masking film over my image and fed it through the printer.  I peeled off my mask and voila.  I was pleased with the outcome and the bird is almost positioned on top of the daffodil.

I added some birds and some clouds using a scalloped circle and my chalks.  I have also added some flower soft to the taller flowers giving them a bit of texture.

So as not to confuse you, the stamp consists of the simply sassy girl and the little bird, i just wanted to show you that you can create fabulous scenes using your stamps and digi images.  Can you see the little ladybird at the bottom there.......I added a bit of dimensional glue onto the ladybug.

And there's the envelope together with the card.

I have used the following copics:-
BV17, 13, 11,00,0000
E11, 00,000, R20
C8, 6,4,2,00
YG67, 63, 03, 20
E25, 49, 53, 59

Have a good week everyone and don't forget to check back tomorrow for some more design team inspiration.


  1. OOOOOOO my WOW this is just absolutely breath taking! Your coluring is amazing, everything is just WOWZERS!


  2. lovely image - very on trend with the birdcage :)

  3. wooow.... amazing Hun, your colouring and embellies are just perfect, and such a special way to open your card.
    Hugs Kaylou xx

  4. Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous. Wonderful image, amazing colouring and design.
    Suzi x

  5. oooooh she is gorgeous!!! Love the birdcadge, such a creative card! Hugs Juls

  6. Stunning creation Tracy. I adore the image, and love the scene you have created with her.
    Cathy xx

  7. WOW Tracy - What an amazing way to create a sneak peek. Not only was the 'title' a sneak peek, the gorgeous envelope sneaked us to the peek. I am totally going to have to check out your tutorial! Absolutely stunning scene and I love this new sassy girl image. hugs xxoo

  8. Wow thats just beautiful. Very cute new image and that card is just to die for. Love it!!!

  9. Stunning, thats the only way to descibe, sooo fabulos.xx

  10. OOOOOOO she is gorgeous. I need her - no I want her - right this second!! Sheila:)X

  11. ** OMG ** an amazing card, will be going over to the tutorial as soon as.

    Hugs, sandinblu xx

  12. Great new stamp design and love the way you have combined her with the background.

    ** Kate **

  13. Wow fabulous card and your colouring is amazing, I and the image is so sweet, and I love how you have combined the digi and the stamp its very inspirational,

    Have a great week,
    Hugs Bridget x

  14. This is lovely with all the detail. The inking of the punched edges is such a lovely touch, especially in that colour with the dark violet. The blue bird, her blue eyes & the bluish violet ribbon all work so well with the BV Copics & they really "pop" - suddenly realised why - the YGs. Your composition is a brilliant lesson & example in colour theory really working in practice. I learnt so much from this - thank you - & I got so excited by this image with the little bird & those amazing shoes.
    Paula (PEP)

  15. WOW Tracy this is one stunning piece of work from you hun ...all the details look beautiful.

    xx Lizzy xx :)

  16. I can't believe you have picked one of the images I have on my wall that the wonderful Krista sent me as part of my nov prize. she very kindly said I could choose some items from her etsy store, boy was that hard and this image as a print was one of my choices so now she looks down on me along with some of her other fab cuties. Can't wait to play with the rubber myself.

  17. Tracy this is fabulous, love what you did with the background and stamp and the envelope...WOW!

  18. This was a new way of using old technic, have to try that sometime. It's a stunner of a card.
    Love n hugs,

  19. This is absolutely stunning!
    Julie W x