Friday, December 2, 2011

Whimsy December Release Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone! Welcome to the Whimsy Stamps December Digital Release Blog Hop! If you arrived here from Sarah's Blog then you are right on track!

Whimsy Stamps are releasing new Digital Designs today from Crissy Armstrong, Lia Stampz, Moon Cookie Gallery, StampArt Design by Kathryne and our newest artist LivvyBo Designs! And all of the fabulous new images are available in the Whimsy Store right now! YAY!!

Your first stop on the Hop is always the Whimsy Inspirations Blog. You can find the complete list of participants there. The Grand Prize Winner of the hop will be chosen from comments left on the final stop...the lucky winner will receive 5 new digital stamps of their choice from Whimsy!
 But... make sure you leave some love along the way though, as there will be two bonus winners... these will be chosen from comments on two mystery blogs.
The blog hop runs for 1 week until Thursday, December 8th at 12 Noon EST (5pm GMT).
The lucky winners will be announced on the Whimsy Inspirations blog.

Here's what I've made for you today...

 And a little close up...

Isn't this the cutest snowman ever?? It's the brand new "Snowman Santa" from the fabulous Crissy Armstrong - and you really have to go to Whimsy Stamps and see the other cuties too! This whole December Digital Release is full of Christmassy goodness!

Your next stop is  Debbie...  hop over and see what fabulous creation she's made! (Don't forget to leave some love for her too - you never know where the 'mystery blog prizes' will be!!)

Here's the list in case you get distracted along the way ;)  Happy Hopping!
Whimsy Inspirations blog
Shannah (You're Here!)

Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

I'm sharing this card in the following challenges...
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Mad for Markers - Christmas
Bunny Zoe's - Anything Christmas with Pearls
Scrapalicious USA -  Christmas project

Pollycraft Challenge #120 - Christmas Fun
The Paper Shelter Challenge #42 - Anything Goes
Colour Create Challenge #85 - Red, White & Green
Meljen's Challenge #87 - Holiday Song! (Santa Claus is Coming!)
Speedy the Cat's Challenge Week 84~ Favorite Embellie

Love & Hugs,

Stamps: Images - "Snowman Santa" by Crissy Armstrong, from Whimsy Stamps December Digital Release.
Ink and Colour: Digi, Colored with Copics, Distress Inks.
Paper: Cardstock - CM, DP - Creative Memories 'Reminisce Christmas' papers

Accessories: Nestabilities Circles, Big Scalloped Circles and Fleur de Lis Squares, Wild Orchid Lace, Holly and Berries, and Scarlet Satin Ribbon, Mounting Foam, Stampendous Cotton Ball White Fun Flock, Kaisercraft Pearls.


Hanneke said...

What a lovely card! That digi is so sweet, a santa and snowmen in one! I Love the rich colors and the bow. I am gonna hop along now. Hugs, Hanneke

Glennis said...

Such a jolly wee santa/snowman - I love him

Gram's Treasures said...

That bow matches perfectly to your colours in the image...not always that easy to do. That Nestie frame looks so good with the colours you have chosen for your card.
Joyce xx


Awe! another cute snowman card. Love it!

jan farnworth said...

what a sweet snowman card nicely done.

heidy said...

Oh this to cute !
Hugs Heidy

Leanne said...

Again with snowmen, you are killing me here, I should have about a zillion and this one is simply the bestest ever, awesome card, great job on the blog hop! WTG!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Totally beautiful colour combination, wow. And the die cuts behind the main image -- gorgeous! What a beautiful rendition. I am proud! xo!

Marilyn said...

This is so cute Shannah! The colours you've used are so vibrant and gorgeous!

Trisha said...

Love the Snowman Santa and your card is so pretty. Great coloring. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Frea said...

Hi Shannah, I love this sweet adorable snowman, and the frame behind him is gorgeous!! Great job! Hugs, Frea

Deters said...

your card is really pretty. My mom likes snowmans. we have them all over the house and she wood like your card 2


Julie Hoffman said...

This is adorable! Love the Santa Snowman he looks 3D on your card - so pretty! It is Christmassy Goodness!

Carly said...

wow that is such a fun image and I love how you have made him stick out of the card. Your colouring is sensational.

xoxoxo Carly

Tami said...

ACK- he's adorable!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh absolutely DARLING!!!! And fabulous colors and layout!!!

~Stacy said...

Love the dimension on this one Shannah

Sue said...

What a lovely card.

Shelley said...

Love,love,love! Thank you for joining us at Scrapalicious!! ~Shelley

marsha said...

Just gorgeous! I love the image and your design. Thanks so much for the lovely comments on my card at TLC!

MaxineD said...

A real cutie Santa, Shannah - love the way he 'pops' from the dark layering behind him.

Sandy G said...

What a great little christmas snowman. Love the colours you have chosen for this card too.

Mary Lou said...

Hi Shannah~~As the saying goes....."He is as cute as a button" :) Love the color combo you used here and your matting of snowman santa is Wonderful!!!!!!
Hugz of thanks

Dot said...

Cute snowman card, so adorable. Thank you for sharing.
hugs Dorte

runzalot81 said...

I love the layers! Gorgeous work.

Janice M said...

Shannah this is adorable!! Love the colors you used and your coloring is awesome!

Sammi said...

This is gorgeous! Love your colouring!!
Thanks for joining in the Christmas challenge at Mad for Markers! Sammi xx

Lori said...

OMGOSH, this is soooo cute!! Your coloring is amazing! TFS!

Sharon said...

This is a sweet card. Beautiful colouring and the rich colours of green and red are superb.
Thanks for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

Sylvia said...

What a beautiful creation. Fabulous design and
lovley use of our colours:-))
Thanks for joining in with us over at Colour Create.

Cheryl said...

Your card is adorable! Thank you for joining our “Inspired by a HOLIDAY Song!”challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

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Scrapalicious USA said...

Love the Stamp and your card is absolutely adorable! Thank you for joining us at Scrapalicious USA, Cindy

Brenda said...

Darling card!! Thank you for playing along with us at Speedy The Cat's Friends Challenge.

Mina said...

wow Shannah how cute is that wonderful snowman, I love your card...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Cazza said...

A fabulous Christmas Card!
Thanks for playing along in our Christmas Fun challenge this month over at Pollycraft :o)

Susan said...

Beautiful colouring Shannah... a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in the Christmas Challenge at Mad for Markers.
Happy New Year!
Susan xxox