Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Whimsy Stamps May Rubber Release Blog Hop


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

We have 18 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, Deb Mitchell and Elaine Hughes.

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:

5 stamps from Crissy Armstrong
Baby of Mine ~ Mystic ~ Thunder Lizzy ~ Wee Snippet ~ Wee Snippet & Mystic

4 stamps from Meljen's Designs
Birthday Cake Mouse ~ Birthday Cup Mouse ~ Gruffy Little Gnome ~ Happy Little Gnome

4 stamps from Kenny K
Devastatia ~ Hockey Girl ~ Queens Cutie ~ Super Mom

5 stamps/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Celebration Pennants ~ Film Strip Sentiments ~ Magical Mini Letter Seals ~ Street Art BG ~ Welcome Baby Sentiments

2 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Film Strip Die ~ Welcome Baby Die Set

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

The hop starts today (Wednesday May 18th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday May 25th 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 Wee Snippet by Crissy Armstrong.

The image is coloured with Prismacolor pencils on kraft card.
The papers are from Crate Paper Portrait pad. The filigree  corners and swirls are all laser cut chipboard painted with off-white acrylic paint
So now it's time for you to continue the hop by hopping on over to Erin Bailey'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!

Challenges:
Anita Be Stampin' - SIO - #21 Pearls & Lace
A Spoonful Of Sugar - 1E - #152 Anything Goes
Claudia & Co - 2W, 1E - #82 Girls Birthday Card
Clear It Out! - 2W - Projects using Colouring Mediums
Creative Craft Challenges - 2W, 3E - 2nd W - Distressed/Vintage
Paper Take Weekly - Something Floral or Use Molly Bloom image
Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Challenges - SIO - #43 May Flowers
Stamping Vacation - M - Start With Any Yellow Flower
Crafts and Me - #35 Anything goes, Optional Kraft
Paper Pretties - SIO -PPC154 Flowers
Stampavie and More - JFF - #142 Summer
Truly Scrumptious - 2W - #57 Anything Goes 

Hugs,


68 comments:

Jennifer Shults said...

This is just gorgeous! Your attention to detail is amazing and your coloring is just perfect!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow Annika!! Stunning coloring and design!! Love the green hair and your coloring on a darker background!! Gorgeous choice of colors and embellishing. Amazing my friend!
hugs,
Chris

*Vicki* said...

Annika, you're truly amazing girl!! You have some really wicked coloring skillz girl!! I so need to learn how to color and go back over all of your tutorials!! LOL!!!

Brilliant creation and the design is so gorgeous too!! You really rocked this blog hop girl!! HUGS

jan farnworth said...

super pretty card. love your coloring.

Deb Mitchell said...
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Deb said...

beautiful card Annika, your colouring is just perfect as always, love the laser cuts too!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhhhhhhh wow Annika! Your card is just such a picture of beauty- such a gorgeous card & so much to look at- yummy! I adore that image & colouring is perfection Hun

Hugz, Deb

Sharla said...

Very nice!! love all the detail and the coloring is amazing!

Helen said...

love everything about your card.

Karen Wilson said...

This is so cute...I just love how you colored her up and love her hair! TFS!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Stunning work my dear, just amazing. I so love your playful choice of colours too. It is truly a magical creation!

tiggertastic said...

This has an amazing feel of texture to it, outstanding colouring too

hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

SemSee said...

So, so pretty Annika! I am always stunned by your colouring and shading - AMAZING! And all the yummy details you've added. A stunning card! xx

Anneke said...

Hi Annika, this card is really amazing!!
Hugs Anneke

heidy said...

OMG annika,this is awesome and I love her hair!!
Hugs Heidy

Marie-Anne said...

What a lovely card.

Marie-Anne

1LuvnMama said...

Luv the coloring with pencils! So enjoying all the creations by the DT on this release! Great job!

Dorcas said...

Another gorgeous job coloring that kraft!

thekolbes said...

OMG your card is gorgeous. I LOVE it. Thanks so much for sharing., I am a new follower
Trish
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

netsoojmik said...

Gorgeaous card! Love the effect on the kraft paper...!

Mimi said...

OHHHH!! Just gorgeous! Love everything!!!! ;)

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card with a nice stamp. So that pretty colored paper. Lots of details. Good result.

Greetings Astrid.

CraftyC said...

Wow this is gorgeous Annika. I've a pile of kraft still in its pack, love what you have done and such a pretty card!
Clairex

Crystal said...

Annika this is GORGEOUS!!!!!!! LOVE the colors and details on this!!!! Your layering and all those pearls are FABULOUS!!!

Jennifer Scull said...

just beautiful, Annika! your coloring is always spot on! :)

Lori said...

I love this technique, her hair is so awesome and I love how you did the large stamp, perfect all around!

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Viv said...

Another beautiful card from you Niks! Love that paper and that image is ADORABLE!!
Hope your month is going OK, we're missing you online hun!
Viv xx

stephanne said...

Oh so stunning Ms. Annika the messy!!! Your colouring is so striking, I'm getting curiouser and curiouser about this colouring on kraft situation. I can rest assured that if I fail miserably, I can come over here and admire your handywork hehehe. Fabulous details and glorious colourwork!!
hugs, stephanne

Kattiz said...

Gorgeos card, love that so mutch happens on it. Mutch to look at!
Hugs Kattiz

Kelly said...

You have done an amazing job with this card! Your colouring is simply stunning.

Kirsten said...

your card is amazing. gorgeous colouring and so much effort put in. great work. Kirsten

Jessica said...

Your creation is beautiful and has inspired me to try my art pencils on some images. I bought some markers although I haven't moved up to Copic yet. I have several art sets that include pencils and even chalks, hmmmm....do you smell smoke??...LOL
Smilez
Jessica

Becky said...

Gorgeous card and beautiful coloring.

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

So nice Annika! Your coloring is fantastic! The mushroom has so much texture! Love all the fun details!

Tiiti said...

So stunning card. Love the kraft you've used behind the image! It looks so great!

Davi said...

Gorgeous Gorgeous everything about it!!

vicmbee said...

beautiful.. your colouring is fabulous
Vicki

Esme said...

Wow - stunning card. Beautiful colouring and very different effect stamping/colouring on the kraft card - must give that a go at some point as it's gorgeous! xx

bettand said...

Just gorgeous. So many great details in your card. Love it:)

Sherry Kushibab said...

Beautiful, coloring, those prismacolors make that mushroom look real, and the green hair looks fab. So many great layers and details. :)

Gillian said...

lovely work

Craftdee said...

I love her green hair - I think it's perfect for the image! I really love your Gnome card too - I love the colours and papers you've used. Thanks for sharing, Dee

Lisa R. said...

FANTASTIC!!!!!!! Love the LO and the awesome embellishments! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Leanne said...

Great job on the blog hop this was so much fun, your card is amazing, love the coloring...so lovely. TFS!

Shazza said...

I am blown away by this, it is amazing!!! Love the pencils on Kraft and all the details you have put in
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!
x

stampencamper said...

beautiful coloring on this card, and what a delightful piece of art, it shluld be framed

Anita said...

Stunning card!

Dana said...

Simply amazing Annika!
Hugs~
Dana

Aussie Loz said...

awesome colouring on kraft!! I must try this! ♥

kurlygirl said...

Gorgeous coloring! I think this one's my favorite image!

Lori said...

OMGOSH! This card is sooo amazing! I love how you colored her, all the details of your card are awesome! TFS!

KarenB said...

Your colouring on Kraft is amazing!

Sharon Peele said...

Annika, your card is awesome, You coloring is amazing!! I love every thing about it!! Well Done!!

Debbie said...

OMG this is just gorgeous Annika,Your colouring is Amazing,you have really brought this image to life,Hugs Debbie x

Iris said...

OMG! Annika this is out of this world beautiful! Your coloring skills are over the top!

Hugs,
Iris

Nannieflash said...

Stunning card love the fabulous image and the gorgeous colouring. with hugs Shirleyxxx

laney said...

absolutely fabulous!!
hugs
laney

Lynn said...

Hi Annika,
Your card is so different and I love all the detail you have added:)
Huggs
Lynn xxx

Laura said...

So pretty!

Amy Johnson said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the postage stamp sentiments and all the embellies. gorgeous coloring as always.

Pat said...

Wow, great card! Love your coloring!

ribenaruby said...

Hi Annika, love your image on Kraft card, really different! Fab flowers and embellishments and the laser cutting is super. Ruby x

Crafty Math Chick said...

WOW! STUNNING coloring job! I am blown away!

Marilyn said...

Pretty! So much detail & of course your colouring is gorgeous... I must try colouring on kraft paper, love the look of it.
Love the combination of paper & crocheted flowers.

Crafteezee said...

Oh Annika, this is as expected absolutely gorgeous. I can see why you were so busy before you went away now, lol. Well I can't wait for you to come back and teach me to colour properly on kraft, especially what pencils you use for skin tones on kraft. Hurry up woman! Hugs Tracy x

Debs said...

OMG so beautiful, fabulous layout and sentiment and such a gorgeous image
Debs
xxx

Elaina said...

A gorgeous card, I love the way you have coloured the image.

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