Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Whimsy Inspiration - Violin Girl (20)

Hi Everyone!

I have some more Whimsy Inspiration for you today!
For my card I have used this sweet girl from Time for Tea Designs called 'Violin Girl', available at the Whimsy Stamps store.
 

The image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo ink and coloured with Copic markers. I then fussy cut and adhered it onto the card with mounting foam.


The papers are from a free Vintage French Music stationary, and I used some Bazzill cardstock to frame it with. I added just a few pearls to finish.


Hope you like my card!

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products: 
'Violin Girl' by Time for Tea Designs, available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copic Markers, Distress 'Frayed Burlap';
Papers: C/S - Bazzill; DP - free Vintage French Music stationary;
Embellishments: Kaisercraft Pearls;

Tools/Other: Inkssentials Sponging Tool, mounting foam.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Whimsy Inspiration - Cookie

Hi Everyone!

Today I'm sharing a Whimsy Stamps card with a fun image from our fabulous artist, Krista Heij-Barber. He is called 'Cookie' (for obvious reasons!) and comes with his own sentiments.

 
The image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Ink, and coloured with Copic markers. The papers are from a Sweet Shoppe Designs digital kit called 'Secret Recipe'.

 
Hope you like my card!

Thanks so much for visiting today and see you again soon!

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products:
'Cookie' from Krista Heij-Barber, available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copics, Distress Ink 'Frayed Burlap'.
Papers: C/S - Bazzil; DP - Sweet Shoppe Designs 'Secret Recipe'
digital papers;
Embellishments: Recollections Pearls;
Tools/Other: .

Monday, May 25, 2015

Whimsy Inspiration - Summertime Sue

Hi Everyone!
I'm back again with another Whimsy card... this time from last weeks Whimsy May Release.
 
For this card I  used the new image from Art by Mi Ran called 'Summertime Sue', available from Whimsy Stamps.
 
 
The image was stamped with Memento ink and coloured with Copic markers. I trimmed around the image, and mounted onto the card with foam squares for dimension.

 
The papers are 'Make a Splash' digital papers from Sweet Shoppe Designs, and I used several of the embellishments from this kit also.


I added some Doodlebug Aqua Sequins as a finishing touch.

Thanks so much for visiting today! I'll be posting again tomorrow!

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products:
'Summertime Sue' from Art by Mi Ran, available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copics (E000/00/04/11/21/25/29, R20/22/24/27, BG000/00/01/02, B00/01/02, YG11/13/17, Y00/11/17);
Papers: C/S - Bazzil; DP - 'Make a Splash' digital papers from Sweet Shoppe Designs;
Embellishments: Doodlebug Aqua Sequins.

Tools/Other: Mounting Foam.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Whimsy Inspiration - Geeky Glasses

Hi Everyone!
 
I have been having some internet problems... which unfortunately meant I missed out on the Whimsy Stamps May Release Blog Hops :-(
But the great news is that I'm back online, and now I have a bunch of cards to share with you! :-)
 
So to get warmed up, I have a Whimsy card using this sweet girl from Time for Tea Designs called 'Geeky Glasses'.  The 'Just a Note' sentiment is from the 'Everyday Moments' sentiments set, from the Clearly Whimsy Stamps Collection.  Both are all available at the Whimsy Stamps store.
 

The image is stamped in Memento Tuxedo ink and coloured with Copic markers. I trimmed it into a simple rectangle and inked the edges with Distress Ink 'Frayed Burlap'.

 
The papers are from the Kaisercraft 'Cherry Blossom' 6x6 papers, and some Bazzill cardstock. free digital kit at Sweet Shoppe Designs.
I finished wish a few lilies from Wild Orchid Crafts and a twine bow.


Check in again tomorrow, as I'll be back with another card to catch up on! :-)

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products:
'Geeky Glasses' by Time for Tea Designs, and  'Everyday Moments' sentiments from the Clearly Whimsy Stamps Collection, available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copic Markers, Distress 'Frayed Burlap';
Papers: C/S - Bazzill; DP - Kaisercraft 'Cherry Blossom' 6x6 papers;
Embellishments: Lilies from Wild Orchid Crafts, Twine;

Tools/Other: Inkssentials Sponging Tool.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Whimsy Inspiration - Moondrop

Hi Everyone!
I have some more Whimsy inspiration to share with you today!

For this card I inked up this new image from the  Lizzy Love Collection called 'Moondrop'. I've also used a stamp from one of the Whimsy Sentiments Collection called 'All You Need Is Love' set. Both of these are of course is available at the Whimsy Stamps store.


The image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Ink and coloured with Copic Markers.


The papers are DCWV 'Once Upon a Time', the organza ribbon from Kaisercraft, and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.


To finish I added a few Want2Scrap lilac pearls.

Hope you like it!

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products: 'Moondrop' by Lizzy Love Collection and 'All You Need Is Love' from the Whimsy Sentiments Collection, available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copic Markers, Distress Ink 'Frayed Burlap' and 'Spun Sugar' Ink.
Papers: C/S - Bazzill; D/P- DCWV 'Once Upon a Time' 12 x 12;
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts Gardenia and Roses, Kaisercraft Organza Ribbon, Want2Scrap lilac pearls;
Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and Embossing Mat, Nestabilities Petite Ovals, Petite Scalloped Ovals Small, Inkssentials Sponging Tool.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Whimsy April 2015 Release - Grand Blog Hop!

Welcome to the ...

Whimsy Stamps April release BLOG HOP!
The DT have been sharing some amazing creations made with new stamps over the last couple of days, and today we are celebrating their release with a GRAND BLOG HOP!

You can see all the stamps and dies from this release, along with the last 2 days hops at the Whimsy blog. And the entire new release is available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store RIGHT NOW!

Well the image I'm using today was so cute that I couldn't resist making TWO cards! (Well actually I had two ideas and couldn't decide which to go with so just did both lol!)
I've used the new image from Krista Heij-Barber called 'Pirate Boy', available from Whimsy Stamps.

Here's the first card...

 Another view...

And a close up of the cute little Pirate Boy ;)

The images were stamped with Memento ink and coloured with Copic markers. I fussy cut around them all ready to use for each card. The digital papers and cute matching elements are from the Nitwit Collection 'Land Ho' kit, and I kind of went a little crazy with them. ;)

Here's the second card...
 
Another angle...

 And another close up...
 
I hope you like them!

So now it's time for you to continue today's hop!


One lucky hopper will win a $25 gift certificate!  To enter the draw, simply leave a comment at EVERY stop along the hop by 12.00pm noon on Friday April 17th.
 
Thanks so much for visiting today and see you again soon!

Here's what I used for both cards:
Whimsy Stamps Products: 'Pirate Boy' by
Krista Heij-Barber, available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copics (E000/00/04/11/21/25/29/42/43/44/47, R20/22/24/27,  B91/93/95, W00/1/3/5/7/9), Distress Inks 'Frayed Burlap';
Papers: C/S - Bazzil; DP - 'Land Ho' digital papers and elements from Nitwit Collection;

Tools/Other: Inkssentials Sponging Tool.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Whimsy Stamps April 2015 Release - Day 1

Hi Everyone!
Welcome to Day 1 of our...
April Rubber Stamp and Die Release

Over the next 3 days we will reveal 15 *BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets and 3 Die Sets. They will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store today and from selected Whimsy Stamps retailers on Wednesday.

Today we are excited to show you the brand new Crissy Armstrong, Time for Tea Designs, Lizzy Love and Michele Roos stamps and dies being released this month. For a full reveal of these stamps, check out the Whimsy blog.

For today's hop, I have used this cute and fun new image from Time for Tea Designs called 'Shop Til You Drop'. I have also used 'Girl Talk' sentiments from the Clearly Whimsy Stamps Collection, and 'Stitched Circles Die Set'.  Of course these are all available at the Whimsy Stamps store.


The image is stamped in Memento Tuxedo ink, coloured with Copic markers, then fussy cut and adhered onto patterned paper. The sentiment is stamped directly onto patterned paper and matt with purple cardstock, both die cut using the smallest Whimsy stitched circle die.


The papers are from the 'Confetti' free digital kit at Sweet Shoppe Designs. All the edges were inked with Distress Ink 'Antique Linen'. I added a row of crochet lace and tiny pearls over the paper joins.


I finished wish a pink satin bow, some pink pearls, and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

So now it's time for you to continue today's hop!

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:
Thanks so much for visiting today and happy hopping!

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products: 'Shop Til You Drop' by Time for Tea Designs,
'Girl Talk' sentiments from the Clearly Whimsy Stamps Collection, and  'Stitched Circles Die Set', all available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copic Markers, Distress 'Antique Linen';
Papers: C/S - Bazzill; DP - 'Confetti' free digital kit from Sweet Shoppe Designs;
Embellishments: Roses and ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts, Want 2 Scrap Pearls, Crochet lace from Alyce Keegan :);

Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and Embossing Mat, Mounting Foam, Inkssentials Sponging Tool.