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Jun 15, 2011

First ever Whimsy Stamps magazine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hello everyone and thanks so much for stopping by!

What an exciting day at Whimsy Stamps!! Whimsy has released the first ever Whimsy Inspirations issue filled with lots of gorgeous samples by the Whimsy Stamps designers and costumers. The magazine is absolutely stunning, you just have to go look and I promise you won't be disappointed. Plus it is absolutely free!!! And I have to admit I am so super excited to be part of this amazing team!!

Here is the link.

Here is the card I submitted to the magazine. Unfortunately I didn't have time to submit more cards, but hopefully I will for the next issue.

I absolutely love these images!! They are all digis available in the Meljen's Corner at Whimsy Stamps.

And if you're one of the cardmakers that hasn't gotten into digital stamps, there is good news!!
Most images I used for this card are now also available as rubber stamps, the little happy gnome, garden fence and garden bird house. Whimsy Stamps are best quality red rubber cling mounted, made in the USA. After trimming they are ready to use with your acrylic blocks.

The little cloud was a freebie from Meljen's and you can find it here along with her many other freebies. The little butterfly can be found here in the Whimsy Shop.

I colored the images with copic markers.
The bird house and fence were merged using a free photo editing software. I used the tutorial found here. But have to admit - for some reason I haven't been able to figure out the "overlapping" part, so I just printed out the gnome separately and cut him out. It worked out great in this case as I wanted him to pop up a little anyway.

Products used:
Stamps: digis -
Happy little gnome, garden bird house, garden fence, simple butterfly, little cloud freebie (all by Meljen's); rubber - SU warm words (retired)
Papers: Stampin Up, Neenah
Inks: HP inkjet, memento tuxedo black
Accessories: hemp twine, prima flowers, buttons, brads, glitter
Tools: paper piercing tool kit, copics and derwent coloursoft, Martha Stewart Grass punch

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you'll go check out the Whimsy Inspirations Magazine to see all the amazing creations! You might even find a discount code for Whimsy Stamps if you look closely!

Also, today is the rubber stamp release day for June, the rubber stamp DT has a blog hop going on with lots of amazing samples for you to look at! To start hopping click here.

Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing my whimsy excitement!


Anonymous said...

Hi Ellie!! Your card is really super adorable and I love the combined the images together here!! :)

karen said...

Hi Ellie, what a fantastic card, a brilliant design it really does look fab! Karenx

thekolbes said...

How adorable

cheryl said...

oh wow this is one fantastic card just brilliant,how i love the image and the detail is amazing hugs cherylxxxx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Hi Ellie, what a fantastic card, it's beautifully done, and how thrilling that your work is featured in a magazine, it's well deserved!

Warm hugs