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Sep 1, 2011

Whimsy Stamps Digital Stamp Release and some exciting news

Hello, I am back with my second card for the day!

Since today is the first of the month (can you believe it's already september??) it's also new release day over at the Whimsy's Stamps Digital Corner. Several new cuties have just been released, from Crissy Armstrong, Kathryne and from Whimsy's newest digital artist Lia Stamps. Lots to choose from, something for everyone!

Of course part of the team is holding a blog hop to show you these new digis. I am not part of the hop but if you'd like to hop along for some fun prizes, simply visit the Whimsy inspirations blog to start and to see more of the newly released digis.

I did make a card with one of the new gorgeous images. I used Crissy Armstrong's "Turk in boots.". What a fun image. I especially had lots of fun popping up several parts of the image.

I have to admit, the whole time I made this card, I kept humming the song "turkey in the straw". LOL. My son used to love the TV show barney when he was little, and one of his favorite movies from that series was the "adventure bus". He watched that so many times and that was one of the songs the kids were singing on that show.

Lucky me I had bought some straw patterned paper a long time ago, and never used it. The image was cut out and layered onto the torn pieces of papers. I hand drew the clouds and cut them out. (Really need go purchase a cloud punch or die!) To finish it off I added some hemp twine and tied the sentiment onto it.

Now onto my exciting news!

Denise of Whimsy Stamps invited me to join the Whimsy Stamps rubber design team!!!

I am so super excited about this, love their variety of stamps, and I am going to have so much fun!! Can't wait for the new release (to be released later this month) to arrive at my house and be part of the fun sneak peeks!!

Ok, and now before I go I'd like to enter my card above to the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by! And be sure to check out what the Whimsy Digital Designers have created by visiting the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations blog.


scrapperbecka said...

So cute! I love that Turkey he is adorable. And the hay paper totally makes the card.
Thank you for playing with us this week
Getting Cricky DTM
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Jennipher said...

Ellie, I'm just loving that straw background paper with this! It's incredible. Great card.

The Craftin Mama said...

What a cute Turkey!! Love the dimension!! Thanks for playing along with us at Getting Cricky's Simply Sunday Cahllenge!
Happy Craftin :)

Ildi-Getting Cricky DTM
The Craftin Mama

Mary G. said...

Oh, good golly, this is SO stinking cute!!!! That face is just adorable and you've colored the image beautifully! I absolutely LOVE the layout and that straw paper is perfect!!!!! GREAT job!! TFS!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Fabulous fun card! Wonderful coloring of the turk, and the DSP is great. Congratulations on the DT post.

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, that turkey makes me smile! I love the straw background paper - it gives such great dimension! Thanks so much for playing along with our Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge :)

Getting Cricky DTM

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card! The turkey is too cute. I also love your hand drawn clouds, they look great.

Marjo said...

Super cute card, thanks so much for playing with us at OSAAT.

xoxo Marjo

Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week Love Jan

Jacquel said...

Very cute card Ellie! Nice job Hun & TFS!!!

Jackie R. said...

Hi Ellie, Your card is wonderful! I love the little hang tag with the sentiment on it.

Janis Lewis said...

That turkey is so darn cute! I love the background paper and how you ripped the edge of it in the turkey frame. Nice job!
:) Janis
Getting Cricky DTM
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Janice W. said...

Congrats on your new DT assignment! Your card is beautifully colored! Thanks for sharing it with us at Getting Cricky!

Samantha said...

love the turkey and congrats on the DT

Jackie Thomas said...

Oh this is just adorable. Thank you for joining us at Hooked on craft.
hugs Jackie

Kathy said...

Such a cute card, before we know it we will all be eating Turkey. LOL Great job! Good luck!
Thank you for playing our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky.
Hugs :),
Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM

ddazzled71 said...

What a fabulously fun fall card. This is the first turkey I have see so far this year and I love the straw background. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Party Time Tuesdays.

Danie - PTT Design Team.

Janice M said...

What a cute little turkey! Every farm needs one of those! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper and Such!

MindyYoung said...

What a great use of that digi and dsp! Thanks for playing at Paper and Such!

Cheryl said...

Oh my! I love that turkey! Great card!

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card!!! Lovin that backing paper! Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes Challenge at the Creative Card Crew.
Good luck and hope to see you in the next challenge.
Caroline x

Maria Matter said...

this is so fun!!! your straw paper is perfect for this cute image! well done!