Friday, 16 September 2016

Wee Candle Light

It’s the last day of the September Whimsy Stamps release, so don’t forget to pop across to join in the fun over in the Whimsy Stamps and Inspirations Facebook group and hopefully win a prize.

Wee Candle Light takes the stage today, together with the gorgeous new Christmas Cheer Designer Paper Pad, matching Christmas Cheer Enamel Dots, Build a Poinsettia die set , Snowflake dies …. all released this week.

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I coloured up the little snowman with copic markers and just a light touch of black pencil:
Snowman: W3, 1, 0, 00
Waistcoat & leaves: YG97, 95, 93, G20
Hat and Scarf: R59; 56, E04; E43, 41, 40
Birds: E15, 13, 00
Candle,  berries and bell : C3, 10, 0, 00;; YR24, 21, Y11

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I made the poinsettia flowers using the new Build a Poinsettia die set and paper from the Christmas Cheer pad, then went crazy with the white glitter to give a frosty look to the card.

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I really love this new release, I had great difficulty in deciding which goodies to use first.  That’s a total win for me Open-mouthed smile

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Thursday, 15 September 2016

Bauble shaped card

It’s day 2 of the September Whimsy Stamps release, with the party over in the Whimsy Stamps and Inspirations Facebook group still going strong. 

I decided to make a bauble shaped card for a change, I’ve not attempted one before this so it was a make it up as I went along kind of card.

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The bottom layer is from the It’s a Party designer paper pad, the top layer is stamped using the new Winter Afghan background stamp and Soft Sky ink pad.

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I made the poinsettias using the fabulous new Build a Poisettia die set, and popped some glittered snowflakes from the new Snowflake dies 

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I really loved making this card and need to get more done for Christmas.  My friend has already claimed this one to change up into an ornament for her tree Open-mouthed smile

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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Joyous Holiday

Today sees the start of the Whimsy September 2016 Release Party over in our Whimsy Stamps and Inspirations Facebook group. The Whimsy DT will be sharing sneak peeks at the new products releasing today, so pop across and join us for games, fun, and a chance to win Whimsy prizes.
To join our release party event, just pop over to the Whimsy group any time until Friday, September 16th.

I’ve used the Joyous Holiday set for my card today.  I’ve added a layer to the card by using the  Double Scallop Doily Die – Circle.

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I stamped and heat embossed the poinsettia three times on to vellum, coloured the back with copic markers and layered up with foam pads to give a bit of dimension.  I love how the poinsettia turned out …. and it’s pink! Open-mouthed smile

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Because the First Edition Christmas Promise paper is on the busy side I kept the embellishments to a minimum so the flower could be the star of the show.

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Back tomorrow with another card featuring the new release.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Candy Winner

This weeks candy winner is

Rene Stansell (Rene from Oz)

Congratulations Rene, please email me with your address.

Christmas Wreath

I’m going through a blue phase, no pink in sight!  And it’s all down to the Pion Design North Pole papers.  Because the wreath die is large I didn’t want to detract from it with lots of layers, so kept the layout simple and added some embossing for texture and detail 

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The Scrapiniec bauble chippy is double layered, so I added a smoky blue wax to the bottom layer and gesso to the top layer before adhering together.  This was topped off with a few pearls, a pearl/rhinestone button and some crinkled organza ribbon.

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I die cut the wreath twice from white card and then cut lots of individual leaves from glitter card in silver and smoky blue.  I used the glitter leaves  and pearls for added dimension

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I really love how this card turned out, simple and elegant and not too much going on which is a change for me Open-mouthed smile

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