Category Archives: CAS (clean & simple)

got cake?

Hello! I am sharing another card today using Sweet ‘n Sassy stamps from the March release. This time I used the awesome new SNSS alphabet, Skinny Minnie Alpha, with an oldie but goodie… So Sweet Cocoa!

3 skinnie minnie got cake diane zechman

I stamped Cocoa Mouse and the alpha letters by lining them up in the MISTI. Then I simply used a ruler to quickly draw some lines to “box him in”.

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Skinny Minnie Alpha and So Sweet Cocoa; paper- white, black, SU! Gable Green; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black; accessories- Copics, MISTI, ruler, black pen.

love and joy on your birthday

Hello! I am sharing a set of cards today using Sweet ‘n Sassy stamps from the January release. Here I used Thoughtful Words and Whimsy Bouquet.

whimsy bouquet 2 diane zechman

After stamping, I didn’t know what color I wanted to make the flowers so I decided to make all three different! When I had my panels colored, they seemed like they needed a little something extra…and then I remembered how much just a few simple scored lines can make an effect. I added a few enamel dots and finished them off with a bit of Stickles and Wink of Stella for some sparkle.

whimsy bouquet 2 shimmer diane zechman

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Thoughtful Words and Whimsy Bouquet; paper- white, black; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black, accessories- Copics, Scor-Pal, enamel dots, Clear Wink of Stella, Stickles.

there’s no topping you

Hello friends and happy Monday!

Today I am on the Art Impressions blog with a card using the fun Ai Mouthfuls. Here I used 4948- Hamster Mouthful. This card was made for display at the last trade show. The next show is coming up soon and just wait till you see all the new Ai images! I am loving what I’ve seen so far!

CHA 3 diane zechman

This is about the cutest hamster I’ve seen! His mouth and hands were die cut to slip the slice of pizza in.  There are other images to have him hold as well…flower, cheese, candles! He’s quite a versatile critter! I just used the cheese as an accent piece and added a matching sentiment.

Have a great Monday and… happy stamping!

Diane Signature Medium size

stamps- Art Impressions 4948- Hamster Mouthful; paper- white, SU! Pink Pirouette, MME- In Bloom, Bazzill Basics Kraft Foil; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black; accessories- Copics, SU! Banners and Word Bubbles Framelits, enamel dots, foam tape.

miss you

Hello! I am sharing another card today using Sweet ‘n Sassy stamps from the NEW January release. Here I used Through The Trees and Thoughtful Words.

through the trees diane zechman

The trees were stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa and outlined with a light blue Copic marker. I tore the left edge and layered it over a punched scallop border. Then I added some ribbon with a few folds in it, securing it with Scor-Tape and a gold brad.

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Through The Trees and Thoughtful Words; paper- vanilla, SU! Crumb Cake, brown; ink- Memento Rich Cocoa, accessories- Copics, Scor-Tape, ribbon, brad, MS traditional scallop edge punch.

stop drop and pray

Hello! I am sharing a card today using Sweet ‘n Sassy stamps from the NEW January release. Here I used Stop Drop Pray and Whimsy Bouquet. They are both from the Creative Worship line but I wanted to show how they can be used in card-making as well.

stop drop pray diane zechman

This is CAS… I just stamped, colored with Copics, and popped my panel up on a sheet of white craft foam. A few drops of Stickles were added to the little dots.

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Stop Drop Pray and Whimsy Bouquet; paper- white; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black, accessories- Copics, Stickles, foam craft sheet, Scor-Tape.

birthday fox

Hello! Can you believe 2017 has almost come to a close? I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and many blessings come your way in 2018!

I am sharing a quick card today using a few of the December Sweet ‘n Sassy stamp sets called Scene Silhouettes: Woodland , Scene Silhouettes: Trees, and Thoughtful Words.

fox birthday diane zechman

I used a stamp positioning tool (the MISTI) to make this a super easy card to create. The trees were stamped onto both white cardstock and blue patterned paper. Then the top of the white piece was cut away to create a snowy hill. The fox and bird were then stamped to finish the scene.

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Scene Silhouettes: Woodland , Scene Silhouettes: Trees, and Thoughtful Words; paper- white, black, SU! Crumb Cake and retired Prints Pack; ink- Versafine Black; accessories- MISTI tool, MFT Blueprints 21.

Christmas bear

Merry Christmas! Wishing you a day of peace and joy with family and friends to share it with as we celebrate Christ’s birth.

Here’s a quick card today using two Sweet ‘n Sassy stamp sets called Scene Silhouettes: Woodland and Christmas Silhouettes.

Christmas bear diane zechman

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Scene Silhouettes: Woodland and Christmas Silhouettes; paper- white, blue, glitter white; ink- SU! Midnight Muse; accessories- foam dots, Stickles.

forgiven

Hello! I am sharing another card today using Sweet ‘n Sassy stamps from the NEW December release. Here I used Scene Silhouettes: Woodland (the December 2017 Stamp of the Month), Scene Silhouettes: Trees, and Hello My Name Is.

forgiven diane zechman

Forgiveness. Something I really struggle with. Maybe you do too? But we need to remember to forgive, because God always forgives us. “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9.

Have a great day!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Scene Silhouettes: Woodland, Scene Silhouettes: Trees, and Hello My Name Is; paper- white, brown; ink- SU! Coastal Cabana, Midnight Muse, and Gumball Green.

on your special day

Hello! I almost have my holiday cards ready for the mail! We still need to get our tree up, though. Just taking a moment to pop in quick with a masculine card using some Sweet ‘n Sassy stamps.  These are from the NEW December release which is pretty awesome…just sayin’! Here I used a special set called Scene Silhouettes: Woodland which happens to be the December 2017 Stamp of the Month. You can get this set Free with your $60 order through 12/31/17 .  I also used a new set called Thoughtful Words.

bear special day diane zechman

This card is pretty self-explanatory…I just tore the white die cut rounded square for the snow.

Have a great Tuesday!

stamps- Sweet ‘n Sassy Scene Silhouettes: Woodland and Thoughtful Words; paper- white, brown, SU! Crumb Cake; ink- SU! Soft Suede; accessories- corner rounder, MFT Die-Namics In & Out Stitched Rounded Squares, Blueprints 20, adhesive pearls.

happy thoughts

Good morning! I needed a few thank you cards recently using specific company products and I realized I forgot to photograph one or two before sending them off. Ugh. Here’s a few I came up with though. The first uses the MISTI with Altenew’s Beautiful Day stamp set. Love that flower and the MISTI makes it easy! I added a few Nuvo drops under the sentiment.

Altenew and MISTI diane zechman

The second one uses a sweet pup from Paper Smooches’ Woofers and Tweeters. Her muzzle was stamped a second time and popped with foam tape. The sentiment is from Slang Gang. Gotta love it!  Both cards have an embossed background with the Darice Plaid embossing folder.

paper smooches woofers diane zechman

Have a great day!