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Friday, 18 December 2009

Whimsy Stamps Advent Event

Hi Everyone Today is Day 18 of our Whimsy Stamps December Advent Event and My last post for 2009, it's the turn of myself and my fellow Whimsy DT sister Deb to post our special Advent Event creations.It's also Deb's turn to host today's prize giveaway, So after you've left me a comment here, make sure you pop on over to Deb's Blog
to enter the draw to win a cute Whimsy stamp

Well I have a confession to make, I ran out of time this week to make my card but my Daughter Hannah had just made this card using the cute Whimsy Snowman, designed by the very talented Crissy Armstrong so I thought I would showcase this for her,I just Love the bright colour combo Hannah has used,I think she has done a fabulous job with this card,I hope you all agree!!

hannah's card


Also, just to remind you that Whimsy Stamps is holding a Guest DT call right now! CLICK HERE to read all about the requirements and how to apply. Denise is looking for 2 new guest designers for February and March of 2010, and you have until 15th January 2010 to apply, so what are you waiting for? LOL!

I would just like to thank everyone who has visited my blog and left lovely comments over the year, and also say a big thank you to Denise and Nikki for making my dreams come true.
Hope everyone has a fabulous Christmas and a great New Year
See you all in January


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Hugs

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

ASFOS Sketchy Time

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Our Challenge over on ASFOS this week was picked by our very own Nikki and she gave us a fab sketch to follow


This challenge our sponsor is Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps. Also joining us this week is Nikki's Co-owner Lacey Stephens. Thank you for your adorable card Lacey!!!
This challenge the lucky winner will win two Wags 'n Whiskers stamps of their choice.
Myself and the rest of the spoonfull team were each lucky enough to be given a stamp to play with from Nikki's and Lacey's new release thanks so much for this girls.
I have used the cute Puppy love image along with the gorgeous new Love Bandit Bo Bunny kit which Nikki is also selling in her shop be sure to check it out Here
you can also purchase the gorgeous doggy charms from Bunny Zoe's Crafts

Before I go we have some great news in that Coco from France will be joining our team !!! Welcome Coco!!!
Please be sure to drop by our DT's blogs to see more wonderful creations and find out how they made their cards! You can find their links in the side bar!

We are taking a break now to prepare for Christmas so this challenge will remain open and you can play along until our return date on Tuesday 6th January.



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free glitter text and family website at FamilyLobby.com

Saturday, 12 December 2009

The Random Winner of the Whimsy Advent Event is

Rhonda Miller

Please email me your address so I can arrange to have your stamp sent out.
If you didn't win don't forget you still have plenty of chances yet....pop on over to the Whimsy Website every day between now and Christmas and find out where the prize is being hosted today!



Wags 'N' Whiskers Blog Hop





Today marks the 2nd release from Wags 'N' Whiskers rubber stamps! There are 8 new images designed by the wonderful artist Crissy Armstrong.We kick of the release with a blog hop.

If you have just arrived from Kimmie's blog...... Great! but..... if you want to start at the beginning just head over to the Wags 'n Whiskers Blog!

You will need to leave a comment on every post as 4 random divas or GD blogs will be chosen among us. The 4 chosen blogs will then pick a winner from their comments, and win 2 stamps of their choice.

The blog hop will remain open all weekend and will close on Monday 12pm GMT/7am EST

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For my card I have used the Steal A Kiss stamp,which was designed by the wonderful artist Crissy Armstrong I think this stamp is so cute
The DP is Bo Bunny Love Bandit This kit will be available in Nikki's store from 12pm EST you can also purchase any Wags 'n Whiskers stamp (Release 1 or 2) at a special discounted price when purchasing a kit. in the kit you get 8 gorgeous double sided Love Bandit papers and 3 BO- Bunny double dot co-ordinating cardstock but that's just the start you also get lots of yummy embellishments in the kit as well
be sure to check it out Here

be sure you leave a comment everywhere and follow through to all the other blogs!!
Speaking of which, I believe your next stop on the blog hop is Lacey
Have fun
Hugs

Friday, 11 December 2009

Whimsy Stamps Advent Event

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As I'm sure you know by now, Whimsy Stamps is holding a December Advent Event and giving away a prize each day from 1st December through to Christmas! Each day, selected Whimsy DT members (and guests) will be posting their special Whimsy December Advent Event posts, so make sure you keep checking the Whimsy Stamps home page every day for details of each day's prize and the URLs of where to enter.

Today, it's the turn of my Whimsy DT sister Deb and myself to post our special Advent Event creations, and I also get to host today's Whimsy Stamps December Advent Event prize giveaway which is the below cute Bunny and Snowman stamp. To be in with a chance of winning all you need to do is leave a comment below if you would also like to spread the word that would be great but not nescessary



For today's Whimsy card, I decided to use the cute stamp created by Crissy Armstrong called Purr-Fect gift
The DP is basic grey

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You have 24 hours to enter this draw from the time of posting, so this draw will end at 10:00am (GMT) tomorrow (Saturday 12th December 2009), and I will use Random.org to draw a winner later that day.

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

ASFOS , Stampavie and DT card for Bunny Zoe's

Our Challenge over on ASFOS this week was picked by our very own Joanne and she challenged us to make a Monochromatic card (not just black and white) all tones of the same colour

Our sponsor this week is Nikki of Bunny Zoe's Crafts. This weeks lucky winner will receive the below adorable set by The Greeting Farm called Sweet Message. the 25% off Christmas sale continues with lots of new items added!!!



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I also have some exciting news to share this Friday will be the 2nd release from Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps. Be sure to check out the Wags 'n Whiskers blog for more details and also a chance to win the full new release!!!!

I would also like to thank Kellie for being our wonderful GD this week

supplies: DP MME signature Christmas
prima Flowers
flat back pearls
Pink Cat Studio Winter Lily stamp

Please be sure to drop by our DT's blogs to see more wonderful creations and find out how they made their cards! You can find their links in the side bar!

Stampavie and DT card for Bunny Zoe's

I also had a play with this gorgeous Penny Johnson Puppy and Kitten stamp Nikki sent me as part of my DP I think it is suppose to be a valentine image but I have used it as a Christmas card by adding a mistletoe stamp and a Christmas greeting (I think it works ) the gorgeous Dp is MME signature Christmas again.
I am also going to enter this card into the stampavie challenge which is to use bows

all items in Orange can be found at Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

Friday, 4 December 2009

Whimsy Stamps December Advent Event! - DAY 4












Welcome to Whimsy Stamps December Advent Event! - DAY 4












Each day up until Christmas, some of our Whimsy Stamps design team members, guest designers, and even one of our artists will bring you some Whimsy inspiration! We hope to inspire you with our creativity and give you some fun ideas and ways to use your Whimsy Stamps products!

And each day one of us will also bring you a chance to win some Whimsy blog candy! You will need to check the Whimsy Stamps home page each morning to find out where to go in search of the day’s candy prize! To enter for your chance to win, you will need to visit the day’s special blog where the candy prize is being hosted and leave a comment. The next day the hostess will draw a random winner and announce on her blog who that lucky commenter is!
Todays Host is the lovely deb

And now for my card, I just love this fun new image by Crissy Armstrong called Jolly Puppy Kisses!! He is so cute I hope you agree!

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Other Supplies:MME Signature christmas
Jute Ribbon
Flat backed pearls
all from Bunny Zoe's Crafts

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

ASFOS

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Our Challenge this week was picked by our very own Shary and she challenged us to make a Non traditional coloured Xmas card.
Our wonderful sponsor this week is Elizabeth From softpencil digital stamps,who has very kindly offered the winner a voucher of $15 for her shop.
I chose to use this wonderful Wags 'N' Whiskers Image Sweet Danni and Bella which you can find Here at Bunny Zoe's crafts
The papers are by My Minds Eye,and i also added some cloud 9 teardrop rain dots that my good friend Deb kindly sent me.

Please be sure to drop by our DT's blogs to see more wonderful creations and find out how they made their cards! You can find their links in the side bar!
Sorry for such a short post Hannah and Myself both came down with the dreaded flu on sunday and I have just managed to drag myself out of bed today.

Saturday, 28 November 2009

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This week over on Saturday Spotlight with hidden potential the Spotlight Divas would like to challenge you to PUT THOSE HATS ON!!! Do you have images with hats, hat embellishments or charms? Hat stamps or background paper? A sweet critter that is begging for a fun hat to wear? Use those HATS!


Please be sure to drop by the other Diva's blogs to see more wonderful creations! You can find their links in the side bar!


Supplies: Cuddly buddly stamp
DCWV The christmas multi stack
flat back pearls from
Bunny Zoe's crafts

don't forget the

Bunny Zoe's Crafts.


A MASSIVE 25% of most Christmas stock!!!
Grab yourself a bargain now while stocks last!!!

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Wow... and if the sale wasn't enough :-) all orders over £20.00 excluding shipping will receive a free gift rrp £14.00!!!! (while stocks last)
I'll give you a little clue.... Bo Bunny ;-)

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

ASFOS + Whimsy DT Card

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Our Challenge this week over on ASFOS was picked by our very own Camilla
and she challenged us to a colour combo, with a twist You have to have brown as you basic colour, then you can choose either pink or blue to go with the brown.
For my card this week I have used the distress inks again I am starting to really like these.I have used the cute Whimsy Image by Crissy Armstrong called Very Present Helpers and whimsy holiday Postmarks along with some gorgeous MME DP bought from Bunny Zoe's Crafts. and some prima flowers.


Our wonderful sponsor this week is the Lovely Denise from Whimsy stamps One lucky player this week will win one of the New Crissy armstrong stamps that were released at the beginning of the month,this ones called Jolly Puppy Kisses
if that wasn't enough Denise would also like to offer all of our readers a 10% off coupon to be used during the this weeks challenge. So, it will be good from the 24th until the 30th november if you would like to take advantage of this offer click on the whimsy banner to take you directly to the store and this is the code you will need to use when ordering
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Thanks so much for this Denise


Our wonderful and very talented guest joining us this week is:
Jorunn
Thank you for your gorgeous card Jorunn

Please be sure to drop by our DT's blogs to see more wonderful creations and find out how they made their cards! You can find their links in the side bar!





Whimsy Stamps is holding its first ever Holiday Card Competition!
To enter all you have to do is use a Whimsy image to create a Holiday Themed card. You can enter anytime from now until 11.59pm (EST) on December 12th.
The Whimsy Design Team will choose 3 finalists who will go onto the next round and enter a poll on the Whimsy Website.
Each of the finalists will win a prize and the overall winner of the reader's poll will win a whopping
$50 gift certificate for Whimsy Stamps!



The Whimsy Stamps Challenge is also asking for a Christmas card this week, The winner will be chosen on December 20th and the winning card will also appear in the Whimsy Newsletter on December 23rd and also in the Whimsy online gallery


Friday, 20 November 2009

Bunny Zoe's DT Card + Friday sketchers

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My card today is for Bunny Zoe's Crafts DT and I have used the fab sketch over at
friday sketchers.
The cute little image is a Bildmalarna stamp tossa Heart box.Now please be kind with me it's the first time I have coloured an image in with Distress inks (this is the 3rd attempt) Lol.
Thanks Jacqui and Nikki for pointing me in the right direction.
The gorgeous DP I have used is MME Love Me Do, I have also added prima flowers and Half back pearls


Hugs

Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

A MASSIVE 25% of most Christmas stock!!!
Grab yourself a bargain now while stocks last!!!

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

ASFOS - Baby's first Christmas/pre schooler

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Our Challenge this week was picked by our very own Jacqui and she asked us to make something for a
Babys First Christmas or a Pre-Schooler


This week our wonderful sponsor is Nikki :-)of Bunny Zoe's Crafts. One lucky player this week will win the new The Greeting Farm stamp - Flapper Anya. All the newest stamps from The Greeting Farm are now in stock including those popular Twinkle Tot gals - Madelyn, Lottie and Izzy. There are tons of new products in the store so be sure to check them out here.





Well my card this week was inspired by My Whimsy teamate sharon,
I just love the clean look of this card ,I have made this for my Nephews first christmas.
Supplies: Scorpal
Ribbon from stash
Gillian Roberts Christmas stocking stamp from Bunny Zoe's Crafts (I believe these are now sold out though)
Copic ciaos
Polar white Flower soft
Half pearls Bunny Zoe's Crafts

Please be sure to drop by our DT's blogs to see more wonderful creations and find out how they made their cards! You can find their links in the side bar!




Saturday, 14 November 2009

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This week on Saturday Spotlight the Divas would like to Challenge you to use your own stamps to make a Masterboard or designer paper, to create several cards/projects at once (you only need to show us one creation which displays part of your masterboard)

And to see a fun tutorial on how to make your own "Masterboard", check out Vicki's Blog to see how to make one for easier card making!

For our special Spotlight sponsor this week we have...


Please CLICK HERE to go to their website!
The winner of the challenge THIS week chosen by random.org will be able to choose THREE FREE DIGI SETS from their store!! How cool is that?!!

Thank you to Digital-Ink Co. for generously donating some of your digis for us to work with this week.

Supplies: Wrinkles Image
Ribbon Button and charm from stash
cuttlebug folder swiss dots
copic ciaos
paw print and bone stamp are from the Ruff Day sentiments set from Whimsy Stamps

Please be sure to drop by the other Diva's blogs to see more wonderful creations and find out how they made their Masterboards! You can find their links in the side bar!

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

On the Sixth Day of Christmas

On the sixth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Well I hope your all singing along now. If you have arrived at me from Ann then you are at the right place, if not you will need to start right back at the beginning at the wonderful Bev's blog, so that you don't miss a single piece of eye candy along the way :)

We have a brand new artist joining the Whimsy family and it’s none other than the super talented Crissy Armstrong! She has created a fabulous holiday collection which will be released today


Now for my card


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I have used this cute N'ice Friends image which is available to buy from Whimsy stamps along with the fab Whimsy Holiday Postmarks
The DP I have used is one of my Favourite MME papers called colourful christmas which you can find at Bunny Zoe's crafts

The snowflakes were punched using an X cut punch, I have also added a little bit of Flowersoft below my snowman

Once you have visited everyone you will finish up on the Whimsy website where there will be mystery candy with stamps! up for grabs
The Hop will run from today until Friday, November 13th at noon ET

be sure to leave a comment everywhere and follow through to all the other blogs!!
Speaking of which, I believe you need to hop on over to the very talented Sharon's blog for your next instalment of this song