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Welcome friends!

It’s a party!!  Yes, Sweet N Sassy Stamps is celebrating 4 years of fabulousness.  An YOU are going to get the presents!  You can see all the fun HERE in the SCS member forums.

If you’ve arrived here today from Korin’s blog, then you are spot on where you should be!


Since my birthday is also this month and I LOVE coffee, I thought I would use this set to celebrate!  Have you seen the new International Delights Cinnabon and Almond Joy flavored creamers?!  I’ve tried the Cinnabon is Ah-mazing!

Here are my details:

Stamps: Sweet N Sassy Stamps’ Cocoa’s Latte, Sweet N Sassy Stamps’ Feminine Birthday sentiments (digi)

Colors: Close to Cocoa, Riding Hood Red, GP White, Bashful Blue, Old (very old) DCWV mat stack

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, copics, white gel, black micro pen

Accessories: The Twinery red/white (marascino) and brown/white (cappucino), star punches (small and medium), star embossing folder, hole punch, dimensionals, sticky tape


Now it’s time to send you hopping on over to Taylor’s blog.   Let the party continue!!!

In case you get lost along the way, here is a list of all the blogs in the party today!


Thanks for stopping by!!!   Enjoy all the presents from Sweet N Sassy this month!

96 Responses to “~ A Sweet N Sassy Birthday ~”

  1. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:15Margo S.

    I love all of the star elements you have added – your card is adorable!

  2. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:17Mary Anne K.

    Happy Birthday! Love me some Cocoa! Super Sweet!

  3. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:19Jennie Harper

    Adorable card and love the dp and twine!

  4. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:20Becki Jo

    This is precious !! That big eared mouse is cute as a button !

  5. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:25JinkyK

    The DP and twine just blend perfectly! What a beautiful card! Love it!

  6. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:27Angela

    Love Your card! The texture of the stars paired with the cutie image and beautiful colors makes for a stunning card!

  7. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:32Frances Brown

    Thank you for another idea to use. I love what you have done with this.

  8. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:44Shelby

    This is just so sweet!! I love the embossing and great papers.

  9. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:53Barbara

    I LOVE all the stars!

  10. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:56Monique F

    Love the bright colours, the embossing, the paper, the layout, your colouring … I think you get the idea, I love everything about your card!

  11. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:58Jingle

    I love this! The stars in the background are perfect!

  12. on 07 Nov 2011 at 07:58Sue Kennedy

    Such a colorful card and I love the cocoa mouse images!
    Sue Kennedy

  13. on 07 Nov 2011 at 08:09Riette

    I love this card and the 4 stars with numbers is such a great idea! My little girl is turning 5 early next year and this gives me a great idea! THanks!

  14. on 07 Nov 2011 at 08:21mary marsh

    this is so cute Holly-love the idea you used here-perfect for a 4th birthday celebration-

  15. on 07 Nov 2011 at 08:34Sue Martin

    Love your card. Cute idea for a Birthday Card.

  16. on 07 Nov 2011 at 08:35Jessie G.

    Your card is so cute!

    Jessie G.

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  18. on 07 Nov 2011 at 08:51Beate

    Holly, your card is darling! Love everything about it.
    Hugs and smiles

  19. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:23Chrisd

    What a “sweet ” card and Cocoa’s Latte is perfect for any birthday greeting!

  20. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:24Mary

    Holly!!! your card is the bomb! LOVE it! the colours, the details and the fun Cocoa. 🙂 Can we say Starbucks holiday java???

  21. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:26Jerusha

    Looking at your blog, I remember stopping here one time when I first started out making cards a few years ago. Your card is awesome. LOVE the stars and the twine, this is so fun!

  22. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:38Carol E Brooker

    Your card is so cute, love the colors, thank you so much for sharing it.

  23. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:39Emily

    I love how you used the twine with the stars on top of the image. Thank you for sharing.

  24. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:43Lydia

    Cinnabon creamer??? Sign me UP!!!

    Your card is adorable – I love how vibrant the colors are and the twine/star treatment is brilliance, as usual!!


  25. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:45Cathy (Mercieschild)

    Wow, I love that card. I use that digi so much and you make it look so awesome. I love it , I love it, I love it, htank you for sharing it with us hugs Cathy K

  26. on 07 Nov 2011 at 09:56Anita A

    Adorable card!

  27. on 07 Nov 2011 at 10:08Laurie Treib

    how cute is this card. Love the embossed stars. Love it!

  28. on 07 Nov 2011 at 10:26Dee Hamoen

    This card is so adorable! I love your recurring use of stars and colour choice. Thanks so much!

  29. on 07 Nov 2011 at 10:32Bobbi Nessly

    What a cute card!

  30. on 07 Nov 2011 at 10:34Sue D

    Very cute–I like the embossed star background. Happy Birthday too!

  31. on 07 Nov 2011 at 10:41Monika/buzsy

    Oh, how fabulous Holly! Love the image, the coloring… the stars are perfect. So many great elements!

  32. on 07 Nov 2011 at 10:57Chrissy Dickinson

    Ohhh this makes me smile! So many WONDERFUL details – the embossing, the thread, the papers, the stars! OH MY!!! FABULOUS! And the Sweet Stop Sketch! great work!

  33. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:01Barbara Diane


    So cute! I love the little mouse and the layout is so pretty!

    Wishing you a happy day!


    Barbara Diane

  34. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:09Marisa

    Super cute, Holly! Love the red and white twine and the 1 – 4 stars. Lots of wonderful details as always 🙂

  35. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:22Ceal Pritchett

    such a sweet card Holly, Cocoa has always been a favorite of mine! great coloring

  36. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:22Cathymac

    Incredible use of color and texture, Holly! Love the all the stars…perfect for celebrating 4 wonderful years!

  37. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:23Hortense Lopez

    This card is darling. Especially with him peeking out from cup.

  38. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:26Emily D

    Love this card. Bright and cheery!
    Great layout too.

    Hugs & Blessings,

  39. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:27Caity Sue Treadwell

    What an adorable card! Thanks for sharing!

  40. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:42steph

    totally adorable!!!

  41. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:50Sharron

    Very cute-I love the stars embossing folder and paired with the other stars, it really sets the tone of the card!

  42. on 07 Nov 2011 at 11:54basslady

    this is such a fun-card!

    i love all the stars on it and the wonderful colours!

    the cocoa-mouse is soooo sweet!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  44. on 07 Nov 2011 at 12:16Miriam Prantner

    What a fun card! Love ALL the stars – embossing, paper, punches, just an adorable card!

  45. on 07 Nov 2011 at 12:18Chris L.

    Your Cocoa card is adorable, love the little stars with the 1-4 . . . just so cute!

    Chris L.

  46. on 07 Nov 2011 at 12:58Lorie S.

    Holly, your card is stunning, as are all your creations. I’m always excited to see your work, and this card is certainly no exception. Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

  47. on 07 Nov 2011 at 14:08vicki dutcher

    I so love this set — the ears and the coffee cup are really screaming at me to buy them! 🙂

  48. on 07 Nov 2011 at 14:12Sandy

    What an adorable card! I love all the stars. The embossed stars are so crisp on the white and the added stars are a great touch! I LOVE Coffee & Cocoa so I think this is a super adorable card!

  49. on 07 Nov 2011 at 14:24mitz

    …soooo very cute and so co-ordinated.. it all fits together so lovely…

  50. on 07 Nov 2011 at 15:22peggy wainman

    What a great card, so fun and cheery!

  51. on 07 Nov 2011 at 15:31Krissy

    so so so cute! Love this little guy!

  52. on 07 Nov 2011 at 15:49Mary Mahey

    This card is so cute and gives me an idea for Cocoa’s stamp. Happy Birthday to you too!~

  53. on 07 Nov 2011 at 16:30Lynne in NI

    Awww little Cocoa is such a cutie … love your star theme too!

  54. on 07 Nov 2011 at 17:25Shannon White

    OMGoodness this is so Cute Cute Cute! Love the Darling Cocoa image and all the Wonderful embossing! Just perfect for a celebration! 😎


  55. on 07 Nov 2011 at 17:59Kathy

    Very Cute! Thanks for sharing!

  56. on 07 Nov 2011 at 18:34Kristin

    Those numbered stars are what makes the card in my eyes……perfection!! Great job, Holly! Cheers 🙂

  57. on 07 Nov 2011 at 18:44indy

    Darling! I just love your colors and that cute little mouse!

  58. on 07 Nov 2011 at 18:56JennFamousArt

    wow, just makes me think of christmas time and sleading, and a nice cup of hot coco after!!!! I’m missing home all the more now!!!! it doesn’t snow much here! great card!

  59. on 07 Nov 2011 at 19:03Jessica Fick

    How adorable, Holly! I love Cocoa and your bright colors!!

  60. on 07 Nov 2011 at 19:13Crafty Math Chick

    Oh Holly! I LOVE this! The star theme all over is FABULOUS! You colored Cocoa so perfectly too! I so admire your talent my friend.

  61. on 07 Nov 2011 at 19:31Peggy

    Adorable. I know a few people who always have a cup of coffee in their hands.
    God bless,
    Peggy Allen

  62. on 07 Nov 2011 at 20:17Marsha D

    Love all the stars.

  63. on 07 Nov 2011 at 20:24Makiko

    Holly, this is so fun!! I love the star elements and colors! Wonderful birthday card.

  64. on 07 Nov 2011 at 21:11Cindy Lou

    Love this card, Cocoa is so cute, but the way you carried your star theme throughout the card is fantastic without being overbearing! Great job!

  65. on 07 Nov 2011 at 21:17Jenny Flynn

    This card is so cute! I just love how you used the twine and the colors are amazing

  66. on 07 Nov 2011 at 23:11Julie Masse

    Adorable!! Love the stars! 🙂

  67. on 08 Nov 2011 at 00:59karenladd

    This is so darn cute and I love the embossed background!

  68. on 08 Nov 2011 at 03:12Char Wilson

    Love the stars!!! I think it makes the card! Adorable card but it just ‘pops’ with all the stars.

  69. on 08 Nov 2011 at 04:38Holly M

    Great celebration card, Holly! I love your cut out star and fun colors.

  70. on 08 Nov 2011 at 04:44Susie Stover

    Cute, cute, cute Holly. Love the colors!

  71. on 08 Nov 2011 at 05:07Chris R

    Love your card…the embossing the twine, the coloring, … uh, everything! Thanks for sharing.

  72. on 08 Nov 2011 at 07:00Bev Gerard

    Talk about a ***Cute Alert***!
    This is just so adorable, Holly! Wish you could see my smile!


  73. on 08 Nov 2011 at 07:09melissa shultz

    This is awesome. I love coffee too and adore this image. Happy Birthday to you!

  74. on 08 Nov 2011 at 07:43Marie House

    Your card is very cute. The way you have used different elements gives us all great ideas. Thank you for sharing. This is the first hop I have ever tried to do, I can see how educational it is going to be, great ideas to experience, and get ideas from.
    Thank you,

  75. on 08 Nov 2011 at 08:01Robin Parker

    Holly, love the red, white and blue creation. Cococa is always a favorite of mine. Fabulous job!!

  76. on 08 Nov 2011 at 08:43Stacia Thompson

    So CUTE!!

  77. on 08 Nov 2011 at 08:57Kaye W.

    Beautiful card! I love all the details that you included to make this a truly special card!

  78. on 08 Nov 2011 at 09:12Betty

    I also have a birthday this month so I feel November is the best month of the year!!!! love your card!!!

  79. on 08 Nov 2011 at 10:07Harriet Skelly

    Holly this is adorable! So glad to see you as a guest designer for SNSS!!

  80. on 08 Nov 2011 at 12:12Synthis Marsiglia

    Your card is so cool! Thanks for the idea!

  81. on 08 Nov 2011 at 12:49Janice Melton

    Too cute!! Love the way you added the 4 stars with the #’s in them!

  82. on 08 Nov 2011 at 15:05Donna Sherman

    Cute, cute card! Love this little mouse!! Nice bright colors on this layout! Really stands out!!

  83. on 08 Nov 2011 at 16:08Melissa Eiselein

    Too cute!
    What a great job you did on the card. Love the colors and the texture!

  84. on 08 Nov 2011 at 17:59Katlyn (K 'n K Designs)

    Oh this is so cute!!! I love the little number stars – what a great idea. 🙂 And the papers you used are great! Love this, thanks for sharing!!

  85. on 08 Nov 2011 at 19:06Dawn Braun

    Happy Birthday to you too!! Love all the stars and what a sweet little mouse!

  86. on 08 Nov 2011 at 21:36Taylor

    I want to be just like you one day – seriously. Awesomeness just oozes out of you! This card is so fab, and I love all those extra details (and all the texture!).

  87. on 08 Nov 2011 at 21:47louise

    what a “nose”…………cute,cute,cute………..

  88. on 08 Nov 2011 at 21:55Emily

    Love those embossed stars.

  89. on 09 Nov 2011 at 11:00Stephanie Serrano

    Holly, this is adorable, love the star background, and of course I love Cocoa!

  90. on 09 Nov 2011 at 12:46Angie

    Your card is stunning!! Love the colors and the embossed star paper!!

  91. on 09 Nov 2011 at 19:52Korin

    Such a fantastic card, Holly. Happy Birthday to you, as well! I am so honored to have you on the team and look forward to cultivating a lasting friendship!

  92. on 09 Nov 2011 at 20:57Tracy Parker

    Such a fun card! Great detail. Thanks for sharing

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