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Apr 14, 2015

Whimsy Stamps - April Rubber Stamp Release Day 2

Happy Tuesday and Welcome to the 2nd Day of Whimsy Stamps Rubber Stamp and Die Release Blog Hop!

 Like yesterday, there is a fabulous prize up for grabs today, and then tomorrow, we are having our grand blog hop and a bigger prize, so be sure to hop along on both days to be entered.
Today we are showing you creations made with stamps by Mi Ran, Krista Heij-Barber and Wee Stamps.
I used the new rubber stamp "Steam Punk" by Mi Ran. I had lots of fun coloring up this image. I wanted to try another color besides blonde or brown for the hair, this is my first time doing a grayish black color. I also used a blue copic for the hair to give it a blue-ish undertone. I knew I wanted to do black, red and white as my main colors, but then decided to add some more blue too, to coordinate with the blue-ish/ black-ish hair. I really love how the finished card turned out :-)

The sentiment and the cross stitch border on the bottom are also from this release from the set "Sew Special".  The diecut heart button was done using one of the new button dies

Here is another view.
The little square blocks have been stamped using a really old SU set, but you could also use a small square acrylic block or create your own square stamp using crafting foam. The clock designs were stenciled.
I embellished with some twine and glitter, and did some sewing with my sewing machine. 

If you'd like to hop along with us today simply visit the blogs listed below, and don't forget to leave a comment at each stop. The prize is hidden in one of the blogs, and winner will be chosen from the comments left. 

Happy Hopping and Good Luck!!

PS: This card is going up for sale in my Etsy *card* shop in a little bit :-) 

 This card is up for sale NOW in my
Etsy *card* shop


Engelchen said...

beautiful card, great colloring :)
Greetings Geesje

Mary said...

Beautiful card!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Great card. Beautiful coloring. TFS

Stamping Smiles Designs said...

Ellie, this is so beautiful! love the touch of glitter on the feather and fan. Great stitching too! Have a great day!

Sol said...

WOW!!! Stunning Colors.. Great Details.. FAB Coloring and the sewing is Perfect!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Beautiful! LOVING the colors!!!!

Brandi R said...

Adorable card! LOVE that image and fabulous coloring!!! ♥

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

So adorable! Thanks for a chance to win Ellie! Have a fabulous day! Hugs, Gloria

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Lovely card. Your coloring is beautiful!
Huggies ~

kiwimeskreations said...

Fabulous card Ellie - love your colouring, and the red, blue, black colour scheme.

Marilyn said...


Nancy said...

Wonderful card, Ellie! I love your colouring, and all the great stitching! :o)

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome details on your card! Love the button dies!

Sharman said...

Gorgeous. Love the coloring. Love the image.......

Unknown said...

Aww so pretty! Great design!
Lucy x

Sue D said...

Very fun card--I like the stitching.