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Friday, 26 August 2011

Oxford Meet's Oxford

Hi Everyone It seems like an absolute age since I last posted, but we only have 1 more week then the kids go back to school and then hopefully things will go back to normal  and i can have a play lol.




My card today is for my bunny Zoe's DT I have used the cute little Mo Manning stamp Oxford he is just perfect for all those little  ones going back or even starting school.I have matched him up with the gorgeous new Basic Grey pad also called Oxford how spooky is that lol.the calendar stamp is from Whimsy Stamps along with the bottle cap stamp & Die the sentiment inside the Die is from the Whimsy Stamps New school yard fun set
My Image has been coloured in with a mix of Copic Ciaos and Spectrum Noirs
the edges have been distressed with Tim holtz vintage Photo distress ink
All items  in orange are available from Bunny Zoe's Crafts
along with a wide selection of whimsy stamps, stamps


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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Whimsy Stamps August Rubber Stamps Blog Hop



Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps August new rubber and die release BLOG HOP!

On August 10th, Whimsy Stamps released our August rubber designs and new dies. Today we are hosting a blog hop to celebrate this release and to share creations made using these 15 fabulous new Rubber Stamps and 3 wonderful new Shapeology Dies. These new goodies are available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites. We also have our wonderful special guests joining us for this hop - Elaine Hughes, Zoe McGrath, Alberto Gava and Iwona "Chupa" Palamountain.

The Whimsy Stamps DT have been showcasing these fabulous stamps for the past 6 days, so if you missed them be sure to hop on over to the Whimsy Inspirations Blog for some more inspiration!

Here is a full list of the wonderful new August release rubber stamps and dies:

3 stamps from Crissy Armstrong
Bart Goes Golfing ~ Butterfly Sympathy ~ Hang In There

4 stamps from Meljen's Designs
Cupcake Treat Trio ~ Monkey Toes ~ Pen Pal Mouse ~ Topsy Turvy Cake

4 stamps from Kenny K
Bathing Beauty ~ Buggin Drummer ~ Wanda Wicked ~ Wedding Garter

4 stamp sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Bottle Cap Sentiments ~ Film Markers ~ Schoolyard Fun ~ Vintage Seed Packets

3 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Elegant Butterflies Die Set ~ Bottle Cap Die (coordinates with Bottle Cap Sentiments stamp set) ~ Film Marker Die (coordinates with Film Markers stamp set)


Today is also the release of the second edition of the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine! The magazine features never before seen samples and tutorials from our DT members as well as some creations from our customers and fans too! This issue is crammed full of crafty goodness and best of all it's FREE! Just click the link below and you will be taken to the magazine where you can read it online or download it and save to your computer.


If you would like to hop along with us today and you didn’t arrive from Lori Pachkowsky blog, please CLICK HERE to return to the beginning of the hop at Zoe’s blog.

The hop starts today (Wednesday August 17th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday August 24th at noon EST.

For this hop we have 7 different prize draws! We have not one but TWO grand prize draws, so two lucky hoppers will win a large selection of new release stamps. Grand Prize 1 will be for those who help us advertise the hop, and Grand Prize 2 will be for those who hop along with us. We also have 5 mini candy stops throughout the hop where you can enter to win a new release stamp! I'm not going to tell you where they are, so if you haven't found them you'll just have go back to the beginning and start hopping! *wink*

For my blog creation I used the cute Topsy Turvy Cake by Meljen along with Bottle Cap Sentiments and Die

So now it’s time for you to continue the hop by hopping over to Marley van der Heijden blog.

Finally, here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order:


Thank you so much for hopping with us today and I hope you enjoy the new release!

Hugs

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

August Rubber & Die Release Showcase - Day 6

Hello and welcome to Day 6 of our August Rubber stamp; Die Release Showcase!

On August 10th, Whimsy Stamps released our August Rubber Designs and new dies. From then until tomorrow, the Whimsy Stamps DT are showcasing these 15 fabulous new stamps and 3 new Shapeology dies in the lead up to our new release blog hop on August 17th. 


For my card today I have used all 4 of the fab new Vintage Seed Packets by Raindrop Echo Designs.they have all been coloured using copic ciaos and then vintage photo distress ink added to the edges.I have also used the fab Butterfly die and basic grey Origins DP.
see you all tomorrow with my hop card.
Hugs

Monday, 15 August 2011

August Rubber & Die Release Showcase - Day 5

Hello and welcome to Day 5 of our August Rubber stamp; Die Release Showcase!

On August 10th, Whimsy Stamps released our August Rubber Designs and new dies. From then until August 16th, the Whimsy Stamps DT are showcasing these 15 fabulous new stamps and 3 new Shapeology dies in the lead up to our new release blog hop on August 17th.

My Card today features the cute Kenny K Wedding Garter stamp which has been coloured with copic ciaos,I have also used the fab butterfly die,the gorgeous flower ribbon is by Marianne D and can be found at Bunny Zoe's Crafts along with the gorgeous Linen closet DP.


Sunday, 14 August 2011

Whimsy Stamps and Make it Crafty Joint release Blog hop

Hi Everyone
Whimsy Stamps & Make it Crafty have come together to create a fun Urban Themed digi collection!
Ann Vento has whipped up her magic and designed an incredible collection of
funky wall sayings, city landscapes and of course a range of super cool street signs.
Make it Crafty is trying something new offering all the different elements for you to build your own urban backdrop.
Then of course, what better characters to incorporate into such a scene than the fabulous KennyK rubber stamps available from Whimsy Stamps!
Our incredibly talented Design Teams have had a blast playing with all the different elements to bring you LOTS of inspiration!
We have broken it in to TWO HOPS
HOP A Starts Here & HOP B Starts HERE!
There will be a winner for EACH HOP and if you hop your way through BOTH, you’ll go in the draw for the GRAND PRIZE TOO!
HOP A & B Winners will each receive a $15 voucher from both Whimsy Stamps and Make it Crafty
GRAND WINNER will win our full Urban Digital Collection
4 Digi Sentiment sets by Ann Vento & the Urban Elements Collection from Make it Crafty
You are currently on HOP A and should have arrived from Vicky's Blog

 

 
 For my hop creation I decided to make a door hanging,I have used 4 of the urban collection Digis a Kenny K image and one of Ann's Fab  party time street sign's number 4 sentiments.
 
Your next stop on HOP A is Barbara's Blog, but before you go make sure you leave a comment below!
 
You have until August 21st 8PM Australian QLD time to make your way through the hops!
 
Be there... or be square! J

hugs

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Whimsy Stamps Sneak Peek Day 1

Hello and welcome to Day 1 of our August Rubber & Die Release Showcase!

Yesterday, Whimsy Stamps released our August Rubber Designs and new dies. From now until August 16th, the Whimsy Stamps DT are going to be showcasing these 15 fabulous new stamps and 3 new Shapeology dies in the lead up to our new release blog hop on August 17th.


For my card today I have used the fab new Kenny K Buggin Drummer stamp along with some MME Out of the Blue DP
To take a peek at today's fabulous new release creations by the DT, please click on the links below...


Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites, And you can also buy some of the stamps from Bunny Zoe's Crafts .

Thanks for stopping by



Hugs


















Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Whimsy stamps New Release




Today is an exciting day at Whimsy Stamps because it's ...

Rubber stamp and die RELEASE DAY!

Just as we did last month, we are releasing our August release stamps and dies a whole week before our new release blog hop! So that means... the August New Release rubber stamps and dies are available to buy RIGHT NOW from the Whimsy Stamps store!

We are holding a fabulous new release BLOG HOP on 17 August, when we will have our usual plethora of prizes, special guests, and lots of amazing creations from our DT. From today until 16 August, the DT are going to be showcasing this month's new release stamps and dies, so be sure to stop by our blogs to see what we've created.

Here is a list of the new stamps, sentiment sets and dies we have released today:

4 Kenny K rubber stamps
Bathing Beauty ~ Buggin Drummer ~ Wanda Wicked ~ Wedding Garter



3 Crissy Armstrong rubber stamps
Bart Goes Golfing ~ Hang In There ~ Butterfly Sympathy



4 Meljen's Designs rubber stamps
Cupcake Treat Trio ~ Monkey Toes ~ Pen Pal Mouse ~ Topsy Turvy Cake



4 Raindrop Echo Designs sentiment rubber stamp sets
Bottle Cap Sentiments ~ Film Markers ~ Schoolyard Fun ~ Vintage Seed Packets



3 Raindrop Echo Designs dies
Elegant Butterflies Die Set ~ Bottle Cap Die (coordinates with Bottle Cap Sentiments stamp set) ~ Film Marker Die (coordinates with Film Markers stamp set)



They are all available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store RIGHT NOW!

Happy shopping! :)





Monday, 8 August 2011

Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge

Hi Everyone today we have a brand new challenge over on Bunny Zoe's Crafts for you. Our theme Picked by the lovely Sylvie this month is Easel cards
The random winner of our monthly challenge will win £25.00 to spend at Bunny Zoe's Crafts.


For my Easel card I have used the gorgeous Basic Grey Life of the party Paper Pad,the cute Tickled Pink stamp Lil Pinkette Tom Boyz Bobbi,Wooden ornament from the flower animal 1 set, Whimsy Stamps Film strip sentiments and film strip Die.
and the gorgeous flourish on the bottom pic is a lasercut chipboard piece from Make it Crafty
thanks so much for these Zoe,xxx




To see the rest of the DT's gorgeous cards click Here

Hugs

Sunday, 7 August 2011

A Little something for Hannah




Hi Everyone Sorry But I'm still not creating much at the moment,But I did make this little book for Hannah this weekend for my   Bunny Zoe's Crafts DT, I have covered the book with Basic Grey Lauderdale DP,the fab little image is a Greeting Farm stamp called Piper,the sentiment is from the Whimsy Stamps Magical Mini Letter Seals set I have also used a whimsy stamps Elegant Flourishes die.to finish off I added 8mm Flat backed silver pearls 
All items in Orange you can purchase here at Bunny Zoe's Crafts
and all Whimsy Stamps you can purchase Here.
See you all tomorrow with a new Monthly Bunny Zoe's Challenge. 
Don't forget you still have time to check out our new Whimsy Stamps Challenge you can find all the details  Here
 

Hugs