Friday, April 29, 2011

Something with wings

Hi everyone!!!
If you're looking for some WHIMSY CANDY CLICK HERE!!!

The challenge at Stamp Something this week is to use things with wings.  I chose this new Baby Stork from Meljen Designs available at Whimsy Stamps.  My cousin just had a sweet little baby boy so this image was perfect!  The papers are MME, fine and dandy.  The sentiment is whimsy as well.  I embellished with buttons, some satin ribbon and stickles.
We have a fabulous Simon Says gift certificate up for grabs, so play along if you can:)
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge ....Use an animal on your card.
Cute Card Thursday ..... a sketch from another challenge blog.
Amber's Crafts and Stuff ...use a digi
The Paper Variety ... polka dots
Bearly Mine .... Beautiful Babies
Partytime Tuesdays ....Anything Goes
The Stamping Boutique ...Winged Things
Bunny Zoe's Crafts ...One for the Boys
Crazy Challenge ...3 different papers
Corrosive Challenges ...Animals
Sketch Saturday...SKETCH

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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Sunday Sketch and Stamp 2nd Birthday Blog Hop and Birthday Candy!!!

It’s the challenge’s second birthday and we are celebrating BIG!!!
There are two big surprises – we are becoming a weekly challenge, and we are announcing our new DT members.  Check out the blog for all the details!!!!!  As well as a fabulous prize from some amazing sponsors for the winning cards, we’re also having a blog hop!!!!

For those of you taking part in the blog hop, my birthday is 6/27. Now make sure you visit everyone’s blogs and send the full list of birthdays to the challenge email address (, with the title ‘2nd Birthday Blog Hop.’

I used party pony from Whimsy Stamp for my card.  I added lots of stickles and some rhinestones for lots of sparkle!  The sentiment is from Whimsy as well, keep reading for your chance to win this stamp set!!!  The papers are retired SU.

  Some of the other girls are giving away fabulous birthday blog I figured I'd join in the fun!!!  To celebrate Sunday Sketch and Stamp's 2nd Birthday and my daughter's 7th  birthday, I put a fun little stash of goodies together!!  The winner of my blog candy will receive 

-two new stamp sets from Whimsy stamps
-three bunches of prima rose buds
-one bag of assorted pink ribbons

All you need to do to enter is add your name to the linky feature below by 7pm EST Saturday, April 30.

Little Claire's  .....Animals
Crafty Catz ..... Childrens cards.
ABC Challenge ......S is for Sparkle

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Happy Easter

Hello:)  I don't know about you, but I always find that Easter has a way of sneaking up on me.  One minute I think I'm right on track, the next minute I have 8 cards left to make and less than a week to do so!  So here's one I came up with this weekend.  It used a new release from MelJen Designs available at Whimsy Stamps.  I just love her little trinkets!!  The sentiment is Whimsy as well, it is from last year.  The papers are Basic Grey, Olivia.  I also added a pink satin bow, some wild orchid flowers, a few pearls and some stickles!!  I also embossed the pink layer with the swiss dots CB folder.  Ok back to my Easter cards!!
Die Cut Dreams .......Easter
Card Cupids ....Pastels.
 Quirky Crafts .....Sparkly, Punchy Easter/Spring.
Scrappy Frogs.....Happy Easter 
BasicGrey ....Easter/Spring 
Bee Crafty.....Easter - 
Craft Your Days Away ....Easter
Meljen’s Designs. .....recipe 

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Friday, April 15, 2011

April Showers...

Good Morning:)  If you're looking for the Whimsy Hop please CLICK HERE.
It's time already for another Stamp Something challenge!  April is flying by!!!  It is April showers this week sponsored by Whiff of joy.  So I used this sweet rainy day image.
She is colored in copics and paired with Basic Grey Origins papers.  The two sentiments are from Whimsy Stamps, the mini postage was just released yesterday, pop on over to Whimsy for more fabulous new releases.
I embellished with a few Wild Orchid daffodils and a piece of yellow grosgrain ribbon.  Hope you can play along with us this week!!!
Cute Card Thursday.......Weather inspired.
Top Tip Tuesday .....Spring Has Sprung 
Create4fun .....SKETCH

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

April Release Blog hop!!!!!

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

We have 13 fabulous new Whimsy Stamps plus 2 new wonderful dies to show you today! 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 - Beate Johns, Deb Routledge, Jacque Beddingfield, Mindy Baxter and Minna Paajanen.

The Whimsy Stamps DT have been sneak peeking these fabulous stamps for the past 5 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 rubber stamps and dies being released today:

3 stamps from Crissy Armstrong
Big Comfy Cake ~ Come Fly With Me ~ Cupcake Bliss

3 stamps from Meljen's Designs
Curious Little Fairy ~ Fairy Toadstools ~ Little Fairy Friend

4 stamps from Kenny K
Biker Babe ~ Cheers Dude ~ Madison Attitude ~ Soho

3 stamps/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Everyday Mini Postage Stamps ~ Party Mini Letter Seals ~ Postcard Background

2 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Mini Postage Die ~ Double Scallop Tag Die

If you would like to participate in the hop and you didn't arrive here from Stephanne Maraver's blog, please CLICK HERE to return to the beginning of the hop at Annika’s blog.

The hop starts today (Wednesday April 13th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday April 20th at noon EST.

For this hop we have 6 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 4 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 hop creation I used ......Crissy Armstrong's come fly with me and post card background and everyday mini postage from Raindrop Echo.  The papers are curio from Basic grey.  I distressed the edges and added some SU ribbon and jumbo eyelets along with Wild orchid flowers.

So now it's time for you to continue the hop by hopping on over to Jacque Beddingfield'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!
Sketch Saturday...sketch
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Last Sneak Peek before the hop!!!!

I hope you're enjoying all these sneak peeks as much as I am!!  I can't wait for the hop tomorrow!  I used SoHo for this one with her super sassy boots!  The paper is from My Mind's eye and the sentiment is a new release from Whimsy Stamps as well! I have to work on getting more sassy paper, have lots of cute, tons of vintage, but not enough sass for these Kenny K's!!!  Be sure to visit the Whimsy Inspiration blog to see who else has a treat for you today:)
 Make it Monday....Anything goes
Stamptacular Sunday..... Girls and swirls
Card Makin' Mamas .....embellish it.
Fairy Tale .... Happy birthday
Paper Romance ...... Bling 
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Monday, April 11, 2011

Sunday Sketch and Stamp baby Card!

It's time for another fabulous sketch at Sunday Sketch and Stamp!!  I used this one to make a welcome baby card for my new little nephew!  I turned the sketch on its side for this one.  The buggy is from SU's buggies and booties.  I then masked it and stamped Whimsy Stamp's Life defined on top of it.  The papers are SU Parisian Breeze and the sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps too!  I then added a big ol bow and a little diaper pin charm which is tough to see in the photo.  Here's a little pic of my nephew with his card:)
Card Ideas ..... Card/project for Young Child 
Challenge Up Your Life ......Masking Technique 
Craft Your Days Away  .......Spots & Stripes

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

whimsy sneak peek day 2!!

WoooHoo another fun Whimsy Sneak Peek Day!!
This time we are showing Crissy Armstrong's fabulous new releases!  I think this little guy or big guy actually may be my all time fav.  What a cutie!!!
I colored everything with copics, then added lots of sparkle!  The papers are bo bunny.  The sentiments are new releases as well from Raindrop Echo!  Be sure to check out the Whimsy Inspiration Blog for links to other sneak peeks!
 Fairy Tale .... Happy birthday.
Fussy and Fancy .....Card for a child.
C.R.A.F.T. ....Animals/pets.
Crafty Sentiments ....Glitter.
Crafts and Me ...glitter
Sweet Sketch ....Sketch
Paper Take Weekly......Anything Goes + Optional - Something New (new stamp)
Craft Your Passion .....Anything Goes
Stamping Scrapping Central .......Sparkle
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Friday, April 8, 2011

Stamp Something and a Sneak Peek!!!

Hi Everyone,

It's Stamp Something time and I also have a sneak peek of the new April release from Whimsy Stamps for you!!!  New stamps come out Wednesday, April 13th and we'll be having a hop with tons of prizes!!!  But for your sneak of sentiments...There are 3 on here from Raindrop Echo's newest set at Whimsy Stamps, party mini seals!!  I just love them!  They are great to use alone or combine together!
The theme at stamp something is sassy, so I used sassy Madison avenue, if you don't have stamps with sass, that's OK you can still enter will circles!
I colored her with copics, then paper pieced her presents, then added flocking to her coat and finally gave her a little pearl earring.  Papers and ribbon are SU, flowers are from wild orchids.
Check out the Whimsy Inspiration blog for more sneak peeks and the Stamp Something blog for more sassy eye candy!
Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge...sketch
ABC Challenge .... R is for Ribbon
Pixie Cottage .....paper piecing
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations....Pick 3: Ribbons, Flowers, Pearl

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Special Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to a very special blog hop today!  The illustrators of Whimsy Stamps have come together to draw a special set of digi images for the purpose of raising money for the relief effort in Japan.  All proceeds from the sale of these images will be donated to that cause.   Kenny K, Raindrop Echo Designs, Meljens Designs, and Crissy Armstrong all contributed art work. 
For the whole month of April, you can purchase the images as a set or individually (your choice)  by visiting this page on the Whimsy store site.  Please consider helping this special cause by purchasing one or all of the digital images we are offering.  
If you have landed here from LINDA's blog, you are right on track.  If you have come here randomly and would like to start hopping from the beginning, please go to Crissy's blog.   She has the blog rotation order posted if you need to refer to it. 
The amazing ladies of two design teams have come together to host this blog hop for you!  Crissy's Crew from Sundays With Crissy and Denise's DT from Whimsy Stamps have joined forces to design some amazing jaw dropping creations for you.  You have seven days to hop through all the blogs and enjoy all the lovely creations from these talented people. 
The hop runs from now through til Sunday April 10 at noon.  There will be several opportunities to win blog candy!  Four random commenters will get a chance to receive one of the three individual images or Ann's sentiment set.  So be sure to leave comments all along the way for your chance at a free digi!  Also, if you post the "Help for Japan" button on your blog's sidebar, you can enter into the draw for the grand prize!  The grand prize will consist of the entire digital set made just for this cause as well as a gift certificate donated by Ann of Raindrop Echo Designs worth 10$ to use at the Whimsy Stamps store! To enter, you must help us advertise for this cause by posting the "Help Japan" button on your blog's side bar (just grab it from my side bar or from the top of this post) and then get your name on the Inlinkz option on Crissy's post so we can be sure to find the winner.  
Now on to my project: 
I have used Crissy's Heartfelt Angel in my project today.The papers are from the fairytale stack from DCWV.  The sentiment is from Raindrop echo, also helping out in raising funds for Japan.
Next you'll want to visit SANDRA's blog to continue hopping.  Thank you so much for stopping by, and for your support of this very worthy cause.

Sweet Sketch .....Sketch

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Friday, April 1, 2011

April Digi Day!!!

Happy April and happy digi day!!!!  If you love digis hop over to stamp something to join us in our digi days, you could win 1 of 7 fabulous prizes from some amazing digi companies!!!
This card uses a digi from Whimsie Doodles and a rubber stamp from Whimsy Stamps.  Her dress is paper pieced with basic grey papers.  The ribbon is from SU.  I added some flowers, stickles and rhinestones as well.
Have a great weekend!!!
Creative Card Crew .......... for a child
Sweet Stop ....Sketch

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