Thursday, October 9, 2014

Whimsy October 2014 Release - Grand Blog Hop!

Hello again, and welcome to the...
Whimsy Stamps October Release BLOG HOP!
Our DT and GDT have been sharing some amazing creations made with the new stamps and dies 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!

For today's card I have used this absolutely adorable new image by Crissy Armstrong called 'Penguins Hang a Wreath'. Oh my goodness I love Crissy's sweet images... they just make me smile! :)

The sentiment is from the 'Winter Wonderland' set by Simonne Clay, and I have also used 'Elegant Notables 1',  'Notables 1' and 'Layered Snowflake' dies. All of these products are available at the Whimsy Stamps store.

The image was stamped twice with Memento ink, and coloured with Copic markers. I then fussy cut the penguins and wreath section from one image, and double mounted it onto the other complete image for extra dimension.

The papers are from a Sweet Shoppe Designs digital kit, and all edges were sponged with Distress Ink 'Frayed Burlap'. The Astor Daisies and Holly Leaves are from Wild Orchid Crafts, and I finished with Stickles for some sparkly snow.

Hope you like my card!
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 October 10th.

Thanks so much for visiting today and happy hopping!

Here's what I used:
Whimsy Stamps Products:
'Penguins Hang a Wreath' by Crissy Armstrong'Winter Wonderland' set by Simonne Clay, 'Elegant Notables 1',  'Notables 1' and 'Layered Snowflake' dies, all available at Whimsy Stamps;
Colouring Medium/Ink: Memento 'Tuxedo' Ink, Copics (E11/41/42/43/44/47, R20/22/24/27/29, C00/1/3/5/7, BG000,10,11,53,57 G21/24/28, Y26/28, YR12/15/18), Distress Ink 'Frayed Burlap'.
Papers: C/S - Bazzil
; DP - Sweet Shoppe Designs 'Life Stories - Christmas' digital papers;
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts Holly Leaves and Astor Daisies, Ranger 'ICE' Stickles, Want2Scrap Pearl.
Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and Embossing Mat, Mounting Foam, Inkssentials Sponging Tool.

27 comments:

Mary Lou said...

AWESOME Shannah!! The penguin image is very very LIFELIKE!!! Wonderful card!!
Hugs

Denise Bryant said...

Darling card! Love the sweet penguins and your coloring! Pretty embellishments too!

Margreet said...

Lovely card with great coloring of that beautiful stamp! Love those little penguins.
xxx Margreet

Elaina said...

I love the penguins, gorgeoous card

Ellie said...

This is so sweet!!

marylouh said...

The embellishing is wonderful.
The trim around the door, the metal piece on the door, the penguin hanging the wreath.
Thanks for sharing a darling card.

Adrianne Fane-Hervey said...

fab card love the colouring

*Vicki* said...

These penguins are so sweet!! I just love how you've got them popped up on the card like this!! Beautiful coloring too! HUGS :)

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Love the color combo you used on your card!

Denise Griffith said...

Oh I do love these penguins and your colouring is superb, love it x

Sue said...

Stunning card! This is definitely my favourite image and you have coloured it so beautifully. I love the papers and fabulous detailing too.
Sue xx

Patti J said...

Well, aren't they just having such a great time? Love the image, and you've done a lovely job of coloring it! Beautiful card - thanks for sharing!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Adorable card! Love the new stamp and how beautifully you coloured it!

Barbara Ross said...

Great card. The extra embellishments fit right in, and your coloring of the penguins makes them pop right off the page. Thanks for sharing.
Barb

Patty said...

Shannah...you have turned this adorable trio into a wonderful, colorful Christmas card!!

S♥nia said...

Funny and cute card!! I love it!!

Maxine D said...

Shannah this card is so adorable - those little guys are super cute, and the way you have used them has made the card 'sing'.
Blessings
Maxine

Laine Kammeraad said...

Shannah - your card is stunning. The penguins are adorable. Love the papers you used. It's so sweet and just pops off the page. And of course I am now a follower. I can't wait to come back and see what else you have created.

With smiles
Laine

loulou said...

Fabulous card. I love Crissy's adorable penguins too. Great colouring and I love the papers and colour combination too.

Ashley said...

Super cute image! I love how you added the two different patterned papers underneath. Thanks for sharing!

~Ashley W
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http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com

Sue D said...

So cute--I like your coloring, papers, snowflakes and flowers.

Judi said...

Fabulous card! LOVE the image, and your colouring is great too.

Debbie Lou said...

How adorable -- stacked penguins! So cute!

Rachel said...

Beautiful colours!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Fun card. Love the glittery snow. TFS

cghundley said...

How fun and love
the coloring on it.
Carla from Utah

Mel C said...

Oh how cute, love your card and this image!