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Feb 17, 2016

Whimsy Inspires - February Challenge

Good morning!
It's the 3rd Wednesday of the month, time for the monthly Whimsy Stamps challenge. This month the theme is anything goes, so come play along for a chance to win a Whimsy prize.

When I shared this cute little goody bag I made for my daughter a little while ago, I mentioned that I would be making a boy version too. Here it is using Whimsy's new "Frog Prince" stamp. I made this one for my son and filled it with some goodies.

The image has been colored using copic markers and Faber Castell Polychromos pencils.  The two hearts in the "sky" part are from the Whimsy stamp set "All you need is love" from an older release. When I was taking this photo, I was still playing with the thought of adding the die cut "Love" to the bag, but in the end I left it off. The love die is also from Whimsy, and  I also used one of Whimsy's stitched border dies for the hill behind the frog. The grass in front has been simply cut using scissors.
The goody bag instructions can be found HERE on Splitcoast Stampers. If you ever need a little treat bag, this one is super easy to make. Of course mine took a little longer because of the colored image, fussy cutting, etc, but the basic instructions are really quick and easy.

I am also playing along here: 
Creative Chicks - Anything Goes 
Deep Ocean Challenge - Hearts (Week 2) 
Craft-Dee BowZ - (February) Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow 
Crafting from the Heart - Always Anything Goes 
Get Creative Challenges -  Hearts 
Stamps & Fun = Creativity -  Dots 
Where the HeART is - (February) Love 
Dragonfly Dreams - Projects With Hearts and Flowers 
Eclectic Ellapu -  Purple Team ~Mark or Decorate Gift Box/Bag

Thanks so much for visiting!!


Kelly Lloyd said...

This is adorable
Love that image
Hugs Kelly

Vicki said...

This is such a happy, fun card! Love the coloring on your! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ February Challenge, "Anything goes and include a handmade bow".

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Soooooooooooo cute! LOVING the frog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

kiwimeskreations said...

What a cutie - this a wonderful Ellie

Marilyn said...

Adorable!! Love that frog

Mandy LaCroix said...

This is SO cute! I love everything about it! _ especially your coloring! :)
Thanks for sharing it over at 2 Creative Chicks! :)

Mrs A. said...

I bet your Son loved his goody bag. It is lovely and bright and cheerful. Thankyou for sharing with us at Crafting From The Heart. Hugs ValeryAnne D.T.

Elizabeth Hart said...

Oh My!! What an adorable frog! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Dragonfly dreams challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Deanna Mulder said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks.

2 Creative Chicks DT

Susan Hogan said...

Such a cute image and cute goodie bag. Thank you for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu for our current challenge.