Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Whimsy Stamp Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps August new rubber and die release BLOG HOP!
I have a pleasure to join the Team this month, as a Guest Designer, and help them introduce the new fabulous release.



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 Alberto’s 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 new Butterfly Sympathy rubber stamp. Isn't it gorgeous??
I coloured the image with Copics, and added some sponging.

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Supplies: cardstock: SU! (Wild Wasabi), white, American Crafts (black); paper: Basic Grey (Cappella); stamps: Whimsy Stamps (Butterfly Sympathy); ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Versa Color (Sage, Olive); Copics; black pen; sewing machine; ribbon: SU!; border punch: Fiskars; butterfly punch: Martha Stewart; button

I used the sketch from CPS231:


So now it’s time for you to continue the hop by hopping over to Donna’s 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!
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68 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. I love the papers you used as well.

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  2. WOW What a beautiful card.

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  3. Everything is beautiful, love the dp, the colors and that sketch is fabulous!

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  4. This is so pretty. I own a butterfly farm ( we sale butterflies for live releases and for people who want to increase population) so this is right up my alley. Love it!!!

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  5. awww I cannot see your pics, will have to come back x

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  6. Your butterfly is stunning! What a beautiful sympathy card -the design compliments everything so perfectly! xx

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  7. Stunning card!!! Such a beautiful image and I love the layout!
    :)Kathy

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  8. Wow! What a Gorgeous Sympathy card! Great Job!
    Hugs!

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  9. Hi Chupa,
    Wonderful sympathy card. Love what you did with the sketch. TFS!

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  10. a beautiful creation love the colouring
    Jacki xx

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  11. Another absolutley gorgeous card love the image and that gorgeous butterfly beautifully coloured too! really is a lovely Sympathy card:) Sandra H

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  12. Wow gorgeous Iwona, this card.
    Hugs Astrid

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  13. Stunning colouring and card! Wow! Sweet!! I esp. love how you framed the image and let some of it go over the edge too. Gorgeous!!

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  14. Lovely card and a great sketch.
    Beautiful butterfly stamp.
    Hugs,
    Babette

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  15. a beautiful card - your colouring is fab

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  16. wow è stupenda
    grazie susy

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  17. This is awesome, it takes my breath away, beautyful.
    Love Aartje

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  18. Hi there, love this card, the butterfly is gorgeous and so is the colour scheme of this card. Hugs, Frea

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  19. WOW! Great execution on the sketch.

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  20. Absolutely beautiful. Wonderful sympathy card.

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  21. What a bueatiful card. I like this big butterfly.

    Hugs, Uta

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  22. oh wow .. chupa this is one lovely card
    very nicely done
    hugs
    mallika

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  23. super cute card thanks for sharing.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  24. Beautiful framed image, love the button accent too!!

    Hugs,
    Patricia

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  25. those butterflies are awesome. great project very nicely done thanks for sharing
    kemperneck70@gmail.com
    MaryKay

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  26. This turned out beautifully, your colouring is magnificent!!
    hugs, stephanne

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  27. Such a lovely sympathy card. :) Your coloring is perfect!

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  28. Such a beautiful card! Love it!
    Huggies ~
    Sharron♥

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  29. Beautiful Sympathy card. Love the colors and the butterfly

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  30. Beautiful work!! Love your realistic coloring!!! Perfect sympathy card!!
    hugs,
    Chris

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  31. this looks like a difficult image to colour, but you have done a lovely job.

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  32. What an absolutely stunning card! So much attention to detail!

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  33. Stunning. The butterfly looks like an iamge you could have some real fun coloring.

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  34. Oh, I LOVE it! What a STUNNING image and you did a FABULOUS job at colouring it!

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  35. hallo iwona
    wat een geweldig mooie kaart,rustig en prachtig van kleur!
    groetjes van corry

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  36. this sketch is nice, but, the card is stunning, what boldness in color, so love it

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  37. What a gorgeous card made ​​with this beautiful stamp. Find the beautiful colored butterfly.

    Hugs Astrid.
    http://creaastrid.blogspot.com/

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  38. Gorgeous! I love all the patterns & texture you combined on this card.

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  39. I just love what you did with the image! So pretty and I am in total 'like' with those tiny butterfly punches too!

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  40. such an elegant card! Love the details... such as the stitching...

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  41. what stunning coloring, oh my!! your cards are always a delight, Chupa!! Thanks for playing along with this week's CPS sketch!!

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  42. Beautiful card. Awesome coloring.

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  43. Hi Iwona,
    Your card is gorgeous and the colouring is so perfect:)
    Huggs
    Lynn xx

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  44. Awesome card! Love how your image is hanging out of the square and that outline border is great! Oh and all that stitching is just the right touch!

    Hugs;
    Janette

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  45. Very pretty card! I like using machine stitching . Cards with it look much professionally done.

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  46. Your colouring is just gorgeous. I love the layers you have used and the paper is so pretty.

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  47. Its gorgous just love it

    hugs Tessa & Anke

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  48. Absolutely gorgeous, Iwona! The stitching really sets things off. Very pretty.

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  49. Wonderful, and such rich colors...love it. TFS! The blog hop is so much fun!

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  50. your card always brings us surprise. The colors of the butterfly are so great!

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  51. Hi,
    your card is lovely. :-)
    XX Kathi

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  52. The image works really well with that layout too. A lovely card.

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  53. Really nice card, I really love the colorss & the butterfly stamp.

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