Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Challenge card/New release announced!

This is the Father's Day card I made for my hubby - the father of our four kids! I have a challenge going on over at Sundays With Crissy, and this month the theme is tags or tickets.  I made a tag that doubles as a book-mark (if he so wishes to use it that way).  I was really inspired by the layout on one of my DT's posts this month and kind of copied it.  Here's the card that inspired me by Carole.
Here's a pic with the tag pulled out:
I've entered the following challenges: 
Sundays With Crissy: Tags or Tickets
The House That Stamps Built: Head for the Beach
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Going in Circles
Fab n' Funky: Polka Dots (hard to see, but they're there- light gold polka dots on the large blue DP!)

I used my computer and printer to type the message on the tag, except for "You mean the World to me" which is a sentiment from the JustRite "Kindness" set. 
I used my digi image from last month (not a new release) "One Cool Cat" and coloured him with the following Copics:
Umbrella red part: R24, 29, C3, 4
Umbrella white part: C0, 1, 3
Cat: YR21, 23, 24, 27, E99, W5, 4
Sunglasses: E15, 18, 19
Chair: YG25, 97, W4
Water: BG01, 10, 11,  53, blender 0
Sky: B0000, 000, 00, blender 0
Sand: E81, 84, Y28, W5

The die cuts are from an older Cuttlebug tag die set I picked up at Michael's a few years ago. I'm not aware of the name of it.  

Also, there's a brand new rubber/die release over at Whimsy today!  And, there's a new PAPER magazine that is coming out!! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy!  I am putting all the details below for your convenience.  
Welcome to Whimsy Stamps June rubber stamp and die RELEASE DAY!

Today, Whimsy Stamps is releasing 19 wonderful new rubber stamps & stamp sets, 5 fabulous new Shapeology dies and an adorable new Shape EZ file. These new goodies are available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favorites.

From today until 26 June the Whimsy DT and Special Guests will be showcasing these wonderful new products with a daily mini blog hop. Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you will have 24hrs to enter each prize draw by leaving a comment on every blog listed for that day.

At the end of release week (Wednesday 27 June) we will post a Release Round-Up here on the Whimsy blog. This will include a selection of DT work from the new release week together with a complete list of winners from the daily mini blog hops.

To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT posts listed below by 12:00PM EST tomorrow:

Before we reveal the June release, we have a very exciting announcement to make: Whimsy Stamps has decided to release the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine in PRINT! Our first issue is on sale as a pre-order from TODAY! (We anticipate shipping the first run of copies early to mid July). Here is a peek of the cover together with some info about what you will find within...

Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine: Tips & Tutorials, Volume I
For this issue, we have gathered some of our favorite tutorials from previous online publications and packed them into an exciting 86-page bound book. We will guide you through how to color using various mediums (Copics, Tim Holtz® Distress Inks, colored pencils, etc.), how to create unique embellishments for your creations (flowers, trinket pins, stamped charms, etc.) and how to create fancy cards (book cards, criss cross cards, flip cards, etc.) that will be sure to impress the recipient. Grab up this issue and and let your creativity flow!

Available to pre-order NOW from the Whimsy Stamps store!

Finally here is a full reveal of the wonderful June rubber, die and Shape EZ by TLC release and don't forget to visit today's DT and leave a comment on their blog posts to be entered into the draw to win a new release stamp:

4 Crissy Armstrong rubber stamps
Autumn Friends ~ Jumping Fun ~ So Nuts About You ~ Vegan's Rock


2 Elisabeth Bell rubber stamps
Blossom Berry Sitting Pretty ~ Lemon Pepper's Laundry Day


4 Kenny K rubber stamps
Anime Game Kid ~ Capt. Locke ~ Eva Pearl ~ J-Cool


3 Meljen's Designs rubber stamps
Baby Stork ~ Cubbin' Around ~ Piggy Bath


2 Wee Stamps rubber stamps
Fluffy Hand in There ~ Mountain Lily


4 Raindrop Echo Designs rubber stamp sets
Definitions Notables 4 ~ Parisian Romance ~ Take Flight ~ To The Beach


4 Raindrop Echo Designs Shapeology dies
Beach Bum Die Set ~ Kites Die Set ~ Dainty Notables 4 ~ Eiffel Tower


TLC Shapeology die
Violet Flowers

Shape EZ by TLC
Tea Cup Flip Card

Thanks for staying with me on this very long post today!! Enjoy your day!!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Amazing Sale!

Save big at Whimsy for a few days....

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Wee Snippet's Bubbles

I made this b-day card for my sis.  I used my rubber image, "Wee Snippet's Bubbles" from Whimsy Stamps.  The sentiment is from Raindrop Echo Designs Digital "Maya Blowing Bubbles Sentiments", also from Whimsy.   I lost my Copic colour list (boo!) so I can't provide that this time.  
Here are a bunch of challenges I am entering:
Papertake Weekly: Anything Goes (or, Father's Day)
Crafty Catz: Summertime
Frosted Designs: Stitching
Ooh La La Creations: Make it Girly
Crafty Ann's: Its a Girl Thing
Thanks for popping by for a visit!  
See you next time!