Tuesday, 10 March 2015

A little Wee stamp for the Whimsy Hop

Welcome to Day 2 of our ...

March Rubber Stamp and Die Release

Over the next 3 days we will reveal 16*BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets . They will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and from selected Whimsy Stamps retailers on Wednesday.

Today we are excited to show you the brand new Art by Mi Ran, Wee Stamps, and Krista Heij-Barber stamps, and my card today features the delicious Wee Sprint Time

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Now how stinking CUTE is this bunny??  I used copic markers to colour
Bunny R30, 000, 0000; C5, 3, 1, 0, 00
Tree: E47, 44, 40
Flowers and bird: B02, 01, 00, 0000
Basket: E43, 41, 40, YG63, G20

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The papers are Lemoncraft’s Forget-Me-Not which I got from Scrap & Craft

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The lace doily border die is also from Whimsy Stamps.  The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, I used the following goodies:

Wild roses 40mm, wild roses 30mm, cosmos daisies, sweetheart blossoms, forget-me-nots, white rhinestone flowers, white seam binding.

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PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop to be entered into the draw.

Maya Go
Lizzy Smith
Shelby Thomas
Jacque Beddingfield
Debbie Eastman
Louise Roache
Natalie Dever
Danni Bindel
Bev Rochester

See you again tomorrow for our release day hop.

Thanks so much for visiting us today. Happy hopping!

Saturday, 7 March 2015

The fairy and the frog

I made this card earlier today, unfortunately I can’t remember the name or maker of the stamp so if anyone has any ideas please let me know.  I can’t even remember if it was a set or if I got it as an individual stamp – this old brain just don’t wanna work anymore lol.  The sentiment is from the last Whimsy Stamps release – Elegant Label Sentiments and matching die

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Coloured with copic markers
Hair: E55, 53, 51, 50
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, R20
Clothes/shoes, frog, flower: R12, 01, 00, 000; YG97, 95, 93, 91; YR24, 12, 30

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I embossed the back of the leaves to add movement

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And a peek at the inside

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The embellishments, all from Wild Orchid Crafts that I used are:

50 MIXED PASTEL TONE MULBERRY PAPER CHRYSANTHEMUMS - SET C QVR-031
50 WHITE MULBERRY PAPER WILD ROSES 1¼" (30mm) QVR-014
50 MIXED RED/WHITE COSMOS DAISY STEM FLOWERS MKX-121
50 WHITE MULBERRY PAPER SWEETHEART BLOSSOM FLOWERS MKX-336
50 MIXED PASTEL COLOUR MULBERRY PAPER TULIP FLOWERS WITH LEAF STEMS MKX-212
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I’ll be back on Tuesday afternoon with the new Whimsy Stamps hop (and I have a Wee Stamps card to show Smile).  The hop starts on Monday afternoon, the links will be on the Whimsy Stamps Blog.

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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Little geisha girl

I coloured up this image a good while back when I was colouring the Mini Masterpieces for LOTV.  I found the coloured image when I was looking for something else, loved the colours so had to use it to make a card

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Love those little typewriter key stamps

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Sorry that I can’t list the colours, I have no idea what they are it was so long ago

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And a peek at the inside

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PRODUCTS USED:

Stamps – LOTV, Papermania Urban Stamps – Typewriter Madame Payraud
Paper – Forever Friends Kraft
Flowers, stamens and rhinestones all from Wild Orchid Crafts:
20 MIXED PINK MULBERRY PAPER COTTAGE ROSES QVR-043
PINK MIST MULBERRY PAPER OPEN ROSES 15MM MKX-028
50 WHITE COSMOS DAISY STEM FLOWERS MKX-119
100 WHITE COLOR LONG STEM STAMENS MKX-471
100 SELF ADHESIVE RHINESTONES – PINK MKX-516


Saturday, 21 February 2015

Willow Heart

This willow heart had been sitting on my desk for a while waiting to be prettied up.  What better way to do this than with some delish Wild Orchid Crafts products?

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The original colour was a rather grubby grey so I spray-painted with flat white paint several times then spritzed with pearl mist to give a light sheen.

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The flowers and leaves were adhered with a glue gun

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WILD ORCHID PRODUCTS USED:

20 MIXED PURPLE/LILAC MULBERRY PAPER TEA ROSES 40mm QVR-017 (I also used a green one but this is not on the website ATM)
20 MIXED PURPLE/LILAC TONE MULBERRY PAPER TRELLIS ROSES MKX-094
50 MIXED PURPLE/LILAC/WHITE MULBERRY PAPER CHRYSANTHEMUMS QVR-005
PURPLE MULBERRY PAPER OPEN ROSES MKX-024
LILAC MULBERRY PAPER OPEN ROSES MKX-025
50 MIXED GREEN TONE CHERRY BLOSSOMS MKX-044
50 MIXED PURPLE/WHITE COSMOS DAISY STEM FLOWERS MKX-123
100 WHITE MULBERRY PAPER LEAVES - 1¼" (30mm) MKX-448
25 MIXED 2-TONE MULBERRY PAPER GYPSOPHILA FLOWERS ON A STEM MKX-654

Monday, 9 February 2015

New Whimsy Stamps Release

Welcome to Day 1 of our ...

February Rubber Stamp and Die Release

Over the next 3 days we will reveal 16 *BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets and 1 *BRAND NEW* die/die sets. They will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and from selected Whimsy Stamps retailers on Wednesday.

Today we are excited to show you the brand new Crissy Armstrong, Time for Tea Designs and Lizzy Love stamps and dies being released this month, and I am sharing a card made with the new Lizzy Love Tiffany and Sammy Sleeps a Lot and I’ve also used one of the sublime  Elegant Labels Senitments  by Denise Lynn.

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I had a mooch through papers that I have had for absolute YEARS!!  Found these and knew they would be perfect for Tiffany!  Here’s a close up of that divine sentiment and also the little clock charm (link below)

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Everything got a splodge of gesso!

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A peek at the inside

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I forgot to do a close up of the image but I think you get the gist from the main picture.  I coloured with copic markers stamped on Neenah card, and I used the following colours:
Hair: E44, 42, 41, 40
Skin: E13, 11, 00, 000, 0000, R20
Aqua: BG57, 53, 000, 0000
Red: R37, 35, 30
Leggings: E43, 41, 40
Cat: W7, 5, 3, 1
Mat: E35, 33, 30

PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop to be entered into the draw.

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Here’s the hop list

Bridget Curnow
Shelby Thomas
Danni Bindel
Debbie Eastman
Bev Rochester (me)
Cindy Hoesel
Lizzy Smith
Ellie Stover
Maya Go
Natalie Dever
Louise Roache

Check back on the Whimsy Blog tomorrow for links to the  second day of sneak peeks.

Thanks so much for visiting us today. Happy hopping!

Products used:
Whimsy Stamps Lizzy Love Tiffany and Sammy Sleeps a Lot and Elegant Labels Sentiments
Wild Orchid Crafts:
VINTAGE SEAM BINDING RIBBON – AQUARELLE MKX-493
10 MIXED METAL EMBELLISHMENTS MKX-236
60 WHITE IVORY & TAN SELF ADHESIVE PEARLS - ⅕" (5mm) MKX-497
90 WHITE, IVORY & TAN SELF ADHESIVE PEARLS - ⅛" (3mm) MKX-507
20 WHITE MULBERRY PAPER COTTAGE ROSES MKX-683
50 MIXED RED/WHITE COSMOS DAISY STEM FLOWERS MKX-121
50 MIXED BLUE/AQUA/WHITE MULBERRY PAPER CHRYSANTHEMUMS QVR-006
100 MIXED BLUE & WHITE SWEETHEART BLOSSOM MKX-245