My card today is a multi-tasking card. It is a sample in this week’s tutorial for the Twisted Circular Easel card, a fun variation of the Easel card tutorial that was already in our resource section. It is also a sample for the new Spectrum Noir Marker review on SCS and a sample for Lydia’s HYCCT challenge, which was to create a card that showcases your style.

I started by stamping Taylored Expressions Moka Angel image Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock. It was colored with Spectrum Markers (Dress: PP1, PP3, PP5 Skin: FS2, FS3, FS 6 (cheeks), TN2 Wings: BT1, BG2) and cut out.  A piece of white cardstock was cut and embossed with a Vintage Lace Motif die. A piece of My Mind’s Eye Be Happy paper was cut and embossed with a Standard Circle Nestabilities die. The edges were sanded before the circle was stitched to the Vintage Lace circle.  The angel was adhered over the circles with foam adhesive squares. Stardust Stickles was added over the wings and the halo.

My Mind’s Eye Honey patterned paper was cut and embossed with the smallest Grand Circle Nestabilities die. The edges were sanded and stitched. Seam binding was tied around the layer. The bow was topped with a button, tied on with embroidery thread and the layers were adhered to a piece of white cardstock, cut and embossed with the smallest of the Grand Decorative Circle dies.  The image circles were adhered to the card front center with foam adhesive squares.

The inside of the card was also decorated with Honey patterned paper that had been cut and embossed with a Grand Circle Nestabilities die. White Crochet Ribbon was adhered around the horizontal strip before the layers were stitched.  White cardstock was cut and embossed with a tag die from the new Back to the Basic tag dies. A sentiment from Moka Angel was stitched on it with Jet Black Archival ink. Flowers and part of a Finesse Rhinestone Swirl finish off the card.

Here is a video for the visual learner:

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Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day!
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Hello and welcome to Day One of our March Rubber & Die Release Showcase!

On Wednesday (21 March) Whimsy Stamps released this month’s rubber designs, new Shapeology dies and new Shape EZ templates. From then until 27 March the Whimsy Stamps DT and Special Guests are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily mini blog hop and I am part of today’s hop!

Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw.

To be entered into today’s mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT’s posts listed below by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on 28 March.

For my card I stamped the new Wee Image Angie in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock. The image was cut and embossed with the second largest Romantic Rectangle die (Oh yeah! I got new dies and I am loving it!!!). The image was colored with  Copic Markers (Skin: YR0000, YR000, YR00, BV000    Hair: E97, E99, E09, E39, E29     Wings: C00, C1, C3    Bow, ladybug: R00, R01, R02, R05). The image was masked, cloud masks and the die were added and the inner part was  airbrushed with Copic Marker B02. Shading was added to the clouds with Copic Markers (W00, W0, W1).

A 2 1/4″ wide strip of Pink Paislee Spring Jubilee Patterned Paper was adhered to a piece of the same paper pack. It was cut with the largest Romantic Rectangle die. The edges were sanded and the piece was cut down at the embossed line. The edges were then stitched and May Arts ribbon was tied around the horizontal strip. The bow was topped with a button, tied on with embroidery floss.

The layer was adhered to a piece of white cardstock, cut and embossed with the same Romantic Rectangle die. The image was adhered to the center of the card front with dimensionals. A piece of Fancy That! Border Bling was adhered over the image.  The card base was cut out of white cardstock with the same die and the card front was adhered over it, to hide the card hinge.

A sentiment from Thank you Tabs 1. It was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, cut out and and adhered under the lower left corner. Two Wild Orchard Flowers were adhered above and underneath the sentiment panel.  A small piece of a  Finesse Swirl was adhered next to the lower flower and two small rhinestones were added to the main image. Frost Smooch Glitz on the angel wings finish off the card.

To take a peek at today’s fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below…

Ann Vento
Beate Johns {Special Guest} – you are here
Deb Routledge {Special Guest}
Dena Concienne {Special Guest}

Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites.

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to pop back to the Whimsy blog tomorrow for more new release creations!

Have a wonderful day!
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Welcome to Whimsy Stamps March rubber stamp and die RELEASE DAY!

Whimsy Stamps is releasing 20 fantastic new rubber stamps and 7 wonderful new Shapeology dies today together with 2 brand new Shape EZ templates! These new goodies are available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites.

From today until 27 March the Whimsy DT and Special Guests will be showcasing these fabulous new stamps and dies 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 28 March) we will post a Release Round-Up on the Whimsy blog. This will include a selection of new release DT work from the past week together with a complete list of winners from the daily mini blog hops.

For my card today I chose a new image from Elisabeth Bell called Cinnamon Sugar. It was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock, cut and embossed with the second smallest Grand Rectangle Nestabilities die.  the image was colored with Copic Markers (Skin: YR0000, YR000, YR00, BV000   Hair: Y11, Y23, E31, E33    Dress: R81, R83, R85, BG32, BG34, BG49   Basket: E31, E33, 35, E37   Apron: W00, W1, W3    Eyes:B00   Background: B0000     Ground: W00, W1, W3, W5, W7, W9).

The edges of the rectangle were  sponged with Antique Linen and Frayed Burlap Distress ink. Kraft cardstock was cut with a die from the Corner die set. The edges were painted with Snow Cap Paint.  Once the corners were dry they were adhered to the upper right and lower left corner of the image.

A 2 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ strip of Pink Paislee Spring Jubilee Patterned Paper was adhered to a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ piece from the same paper pack. The edges of the papers were sanded , parts of a paper doily were adhered to the upper left and right side of the paper layer. The layers were stitched to a slightly bigger piece of Kraft cardstock. May Arts Pink Sheer ribbon was tied around the horizontal strip.

A piece of Solar White cardstock was cut with the new fence die and was adhered slightly under the ribbon. The image was adhered over the ribbon with dimensional adhesives after three flowers (Zva Creative and Wild Orchid Crafts) were adhered to the lower right corner of the image.

A sentiment from the new Celebration Circle Pennants was stamped in Tuxedo Black Ink on Kraft cardstock. It was cut out and the edges were painted with Snow Cap Paint. After it was dried it was adhered to a piece of white cardstock, cut with a Circle Pennant die. The sentiment panels were adhered slightly above the flowers to the right of the image.

The card base was cut and embossed with a Grand Scallop Rectangle die and the layers were adhered to the base. Part of a Fancy That! Border Bling was adhered to the lower left corner, part of a Finesse Swirl was adhered above the sentiment panel and a light pink butterfly from Want2Scrap finished off the card.

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:

Here is a full reveal of the wonderful March release:

4 Crissy Armstrong rubber stamps
Balloon Bouquet ~ Birthday Hippo ~ Birthday Pile-up ~ Wee Snippet’s Cake

 

2 Elisabeth Bell rubber stamps
Cinnamon Sugar ~ Lemon Pepper

4 Kenny K rubber stamps
Football ~ Soccer ~ Fabby Farrah ~ Sassy Sadie

3 Meljen’s Designs rubber stamps
Birthday Cupcake ~ Darling Dalmatian ~ Pixie Dust Fairy

3 Wee Stamps rubber stamps
Amy Whimsy ~ Angel Cody ~ Angie Whimsy

4 Raindrop Echo Designs rubber stamp sets
Aged To Perfection Notables 3 (coordinating die available) ~ Celebration Circle Pennants (*new* coordinating die available) ~ Party Hat Sentiments (*new* coordinating die available) ~ Vintage Birthday Tabs 1 (coordinating die available)

5 Raindrop Echo Designs Shapeology dies
Birthday Sentiments ~ Fence ~ Party Hats Die set ~ Circle Pennants Die set ~ Party Time Notables 3


2 TLC Shapeology die
Cherry Cake ~ Egg Tag

Shape EZ by TLC
Cherry Cake ~ Gradient Wedding Dress

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, then pop back to the Whimsy blog tomorrow for the next list of showcase posts!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy our new release! Have a great day!
Hugs and smiles

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