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Whimsy Stamps Design Team Call

Whimsy Stamps LLC, an international rubber stamp company is calling out for (up to 4) SUPER DUPER DESIGNERS!  Are you a fresh new-comer or a well-known veteran in the industry or are you a passionate stamper who just hasn’t gotten a break? Now’s your chance to be on one of the best design teams in the industry!  We rarely open up this opportunity so don’t miss out, the deadline to apply is August 31, 2017.

We’re accepting applications from anyone who loves Whimsy Stamps, who is enthusiastic about being part of an awesome team, and who is confident they can meet or exceed the following qualifications:
•    Must be able to commit to a 6 month DT term (Oct-Mar) with a possible option to re-new
•    Must have a current and active blog as well as current Facebook and Instagram accounts (Pinterest and Twitter are a plus)
•    Must be willing to commit to six (6) Whimsy posts per month and meet all deadlines
•    Must have above average photography skills and use assigned watermark on all projects
•    Must post and promote Whimsy Stamps consistently and professionally throughout any/all applicable social media
•    Must be willing to adhere to all Whimsy requirements for DT members


Benefits exclusively for our SUPER DUPER Whimsy Stamps Design Team members:

•    A free monthly sampling of never before released Whimsy Stamps products
•    A generous discount for your personal purchases at Whimsy Stamps
•    Option to sign up for our affiliate program
•    Access to all Whimsy Stamps available digital images
•    Option to teach at Whimsy Stamps events or teach at local events near you
•    Private Facebook page exclusively for Whimsy Stamps DT members only
•    A standing link on the Whimsy Inspiration blog promoting your blog
•    Whimsy Stamps will follow you on social media and promote your Whimsy posts whenever possible
•    The opportunity to be on a fun and popular design team exposing your talent to countless people


If you’re ready and excited to apply, here’s what you need to send us in an email:

•    A short biography to tell us about yourself, your qualifications and why you would make an excellent Whimsy Stamps team member
•    URL links to your blog and Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.
•    Attach at least 3 samples of your best work plus 1 project made exclusively for this DT call with step by step instructions*
•    Videos are definitely welcomed but not necessary
•    List of all of the brands you currently design for
•    List of all of the brands you have affiliate links with
•    Follow and like Whimsy Stamps on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest
•    Email submissions to DebDavis1031@gmail.com,  no later 11:59pm on August 31, 2017
•    Put “Whimsy Stamps 2017 Design Team Call” in the subject line
•    Be sure to include your name, mailing address, email address and phone contact

*Samples may be of your single favorite style or if you do different styles we’d love to see your diversity too.  Samples may be all cards or a combination of cards, scrapbook pages, mixed-media/altered items etc. but the project made exclusively for this DT call must be a card.

Piggy Birthday Party

Hello friends Happy Tuesday , wow oh wow, wasn't that a very cute
release last week and how do you choose just one of those stamps 
they are all so adorable.

I have Piggy Birthday Party to share with you fine peeps today
I have paired him up with Blue Bell Bliss Digital papers
they were the perfect fit.


You can find in this handsome little chap
in the Whimsy Stamps Shop in the newly release section
 or in the Lee Holland Collection.

I hope you are all well, stay safe and happy crafting 
Big Hugs,
Bridget 
*NEW Piggy Birthday PartyBlue Bell Bliss - Digital Papers


Product Spotlight with Special Guest Dina


Hello Friends,

Today we are excited to bring you some fun scene cards created by the talented Dina Kowal using our Christmas Scene Builder stamp set. This set is a great background builder or scene creating set. It's perfect for Christmas and New Year's but can also be used any time too.


Dina created these 2 stunning cards, but just using the Christmas Scene Builder set. To create the snowy background, Dina used watercolor paper and ink and then sprinkled on some Kosher salt and let dry. The effect is awesome and really looks like falling snow.

To see the full how to details on these 2 cards as well as all of Dina's awesome work, visit her blog, Dina Kowal Creative. Dina is a very talented artist and has some gorgeous paintings of pets that she's been working lately. They are so beautiful and almost look like photographs, her details are that awesome.



                                                 Christmas Scene Builder

Tracy monthly inspiration


Hello everyone a little inspiration for you all using 

Freesia

 from Whimsy stamps, I hope you love them as much as I do... big hugs xx



ITEMS USED


COLOURED WITH COPICS
C7,C5,C3,C1,BLENDER
R81,R83, YR27,YR23,YR21,
YG67,YG17,YG03, BOO,BOOO

August Release Now Availalbe

Hi Whimsy fans - we are so excited to bring you our August release which is available here for purchase now. Each of the new products are linked below.

Our designers will be sharing new creations over the next 3 days using these fun new products. And don't forget about our new CAS set which is FREE with a $75 purchase -- see the graphic below along with more details.

Happy shopping!




Each month Whimsy Stamps will release a NEW & EXCLUSIVE stamp set as our Customer Appreciation Stamp set or CAS for short. These sets will be FREE to all customers who spend $75 or more on a single retail order in the Whimsy Store! Excluding digital products, tax and shipping. These sets are our way to say a HUGE thanks for shopping with Whimsy Stamps!

The BRAND NEW CAS set will be available a full month in advance of its release date, EXCLUSIVELY for our CAS customers. And then it will become available for purchase at the regular price of $13.99 the following month with its official release. CAS sets will be 4x6 clear photopolymer stamp sets.



Penguin Baker

Howdy - MichelleO here today - 
Yum Yum... Who doesn't love pie? Whimsy Stamps by Crissy Armstrong "Penguin Baker"
I colored up this little baker with my Copic markers (colors below) I went with a background coloring of a very light purple so I could match up with my pattern paper. Whimsy Stamps Digital paper "Tranquil Turquoise Papers collection" I love digital papers, never run out and no storage issues! LOL Sewed down the layers with a straight stitch on my sewing machine.
Die cut out the Whimsy Stamps Cherry Blossom Panel. Love this die.. I added some Ranger stickles to each of the flowers, and then decided that the top of the pie needed some "sugar" so I added more stickles to the pie.
For my sentiment I used the Whimsy Stamps Brush Script Uppercase dies and spelled out "Sweet As" with three dots of Whimsy Stamps Enamel Dots.
Love how cute this one turned out.
Here are the copic colors used -

Thanks so much -
MichelleO

Color Along Opportunity





Hello crafty friends!

Happy Monday, we hope you are off to a good start with the week. We wanted to share an opportunity for you to join in with our special guest Heather as she does a live color along video on her YouTube channel on August 17th at noon PST.

Heather will be coloring our Emily rubber stamp from our Wee Stamps collection. If you don't have the stamp you can still watch the live event and if you are a registered YouTube user, you will be able to ask questions too. Below is a list of the Copic colors Heather plans to use during the color along event. We hope you will join in on Thursday, August 17th at noon PST. Happy coloring!

https://www.youtube.com/user/HeathersHobbieHaven

Worm Book

HI, Céline here to share with you my latest Whimsy stamps card.

Today I chose Worm Book, Kirsten Wilkenbauer stamps are always pretty

First I've cut a piece of paper at 14,5x29 cm then fold in half
I've cut a square piece of tiny dotted paper at 13,9x13,9 cm and a piece of red carstock paper at 14,2x14,2 cm and glue them together
then I cut a large circle in red cardstock and one little less wide in alphabet paper and glue them together
Finally and piece of red cardstok at 13,9 x 6 and one in pencil papers at 13,9 x 5, 7 and glue them together,
Then I 've cut my image using a tag
I've decorate with enamel dots, flowers, and pencil die cuts

I've colored  my image with copics :
Skin : E13, 11, 21, 00, 000, R21
Hair : E37, 35, 34, 31, Y32
Clothes : R56, 46, 29, 27, 24
Books : E44, 43, 42, 41, 51, B28, 26, Y28, 26, E97, 95

Hugs
Céline

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Francine

Hi crafty friends!

Today we are happy to share this sweet and simple Christmas card created by the amazing Francine Vuilleme using our Rudolph rubber stamp and Everyday Mini Sentiments clear set.


Francine has colored the image with Copics and added some shimmer using a Wink of Stella pen. Then she fussy cut the image and popped up using foam tape. She stamped the sentiment in black and then cut a little speech bubble and also used foam tape to adhere that to the card. The card base is Kraft card stock with white paint spatters to create the falling snow effect. JUST. LOVE. EVERYTHING. ABOUT. THIS. CARD!

Be sure to pay Francine a visit over on her blog, 1001 cartes, you will not be disappointed in all the gorgeousness you find there! Huge thanks to Francine for joining us as a special guest!




                                               Rudolph     Everyday Mini Sentiments

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Andrea


Hello Crafty Friends,

We have a little something different to share today, some mixed media tags, created by special guest Andrea Ockey Parr using our Stitched Tag Dies and In Stitches clear stamps. These tags are so unique and beautiful!


Andrea has combined ink and paints with fabrics and stamps to create her special tags. Each tag was cut using the Stitched Tag dies and then the edges inked with our In Stitches stamps. Then she embellished each tag with fabrics, paper flowers, book pages, and distressed with paint. The colors are vibrant and cheerful. Fun and pretty!


To see more of Andrea's stunning work, please visit her blog Snapping Monsters. Her blog is filled with unique and gorgeous creations with bright cheerful colors.





                                                In Stitches       Stitched Tag Dies

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Vladka

Hello Friends, Today we are happy to share this adorable card created by Special Guest Vladka using our Penguin and Bear rubber stamp and sentiment from our Irreplaceable Friend clear stamp set.


Vladka colored the image with distressed inks and distressed oxide inks and then mounted to Kraft card stock. The sentiment is heat embossed with white embossing powder.  I like how clean and simple this card is as it really makes the image pop. Be sure to pop by Vladka's blog to see more of her amazing creations.




                                                Irreplaceable Friend    Penguin and Bear

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Kay




Hello crafty peeps!

Happy Sunday to you all, hope you're having a good weekend. Today we have a special guest post featuring a card made by Kay Miller. This card uses our Penguin and Bear rubber stamp


I just love the cheery colors of this card and the simple design really allows for the image to stand out and shine! Kay has stamped this image in waterproof ink on Bristol board and then colored with Copic Markers.  She then used some Peerless watercolor ink to create the background. The sentiment is from our Snowman and Friends rubber stamp set.  Kay used a set of stitched rectangle dies to cut out the image and then mounted on some coordinating designer paper. 

We hope you enjoyed this beautiful creation as much as we do. And be sure to pop over to Kay's blog, My Joyful Moments, to see more of her stunning work.  Huge thanks to Kay for joining us as a special guest!




                                            Penguin and Bear     Snowman and Friends


Big Balloon Celebrations

Hi Whimsy fans. It's my turn to post on the blog today and I have a fun birthday card to share with you. I absolutely love the Big Balloon Celebrations stamp set and use it for my card today. 

I started by stamping several of the balloons in varying colors of inks. I love that they overlap each other, mimicking the look of real balloons and the transparency that they have.

I then stamped the sentiment, which is from the same stamp set. I popped this panel up on some foam tape and added some black and white striped paper to the side for added interest.

I hope you've enjoyed this card today. Crafty hugs!


I Compel You....

Hello Whimsy Friends, it's Iris here today. I have some more from the new release to share.  Dracula I compel you is the name of the Stamp set I feature on my card today. I love this little guy and who can resist those eyes?



To make the star shaker I used the Pierced Stars Die Set. I cut out a star frame from double sided tape using two of the star dies (the second and the third largest). I used the same two dies to cut out a matching frame from designer paper. The larger of the two star dies was used to die cut a star shape from an acetate sheet. I then adhered one side of the star frame to my card stock. Filled it with sequins, stars etc., and attached the acetate star shape. Using Rangers Multi Medium Matte I glued the designer paper star frame on top of the acetate sheet.
I then stamped the Dracula image and cut it out with the matching die from the Dracula I Compel You Die Set.
I colored the little Dracula with Copics. The sentiment is part of the Dracula I compel you stamp set The word die 'Sparkle' as well as the cute little bats are all included in the Dracula I Compel You Die Set.
Whimsy Products used:
http://bit.ly/2tPsS1A   http://bit.ly/2tPsS1A  Pierced Stars Die Set *NEW FaDoodles   


Thanks for visiting us here today!

Iris

Penguin’s Rainy Day

Hello, it’s another penguin cutie from me today.  This is Penguin’s Rainy Day, a digi stamp from Whimsy Stamps.   I’ve used one of the sentiments from the Polka Dot Fun clear stamp set and some It’s a party enamel dots and sequins for embellishment along with the flowers.

bev-rochester-whimsy-penguins-rainy-day

Copic markers used to colour this up are:
Penguin: C9, 7, 5; C1, 0, 00; R20, R00; YR27, 24, 31, 30
Brolly: N3, BG57, 45, 53, B000
Boots/Hat: N3, R24, 14, 22, 20
Ducky: YR31, Y35, YR30; YR27, 24, 31, 30

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The papers are My Minds Eye – these fun colours are so perfect for these stamps!

bev-rochester-whimsy-penguins-rainy-day2

Thanks for stopping by x

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Barbara


Hello Friends!

Today we are excited to bring you another fabulous card by special guest Barbara Anders. This time she has used our Lovely Lavender clear stamp set and created this stunning watercolor creation!


To create this card, Barbara started by watercoloring on a piece of watercolor paper and then once dry, she cut the oval frame with some dies. She stamped the images and sentiments with waterproof ink and popped the "framed" piece up with foam tape to give some dimension. Final touches are some sequins randomly placed around the card.

Be sure to visit Barbara's blog, Paper Pursuits, to see more of her gorgeous work! Huge thanks to Barbara for joining us as a special guest this month!



                                                              Lovely Lavender

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Kay

Hello crafty peeps!

Today we are sharing a super cute card from our talented special guest Kay Miller using our Naughty Puppies rubber stamp set. This is a set that includes 4 little puppy images and a couple of sentiments to match.

Kay has used Bristol board and stamped her image and then colored with Copic markers. The background is a bit of watercoloring. She embellished with the sentiments and some clear Nuvo drops. I love how she kept things simple and let the image shine. Her card base is gingham style patterned paper and the image layer is popped up a bit with foam tape. Adorable all around!

Be sure to pay a visit to Kay's blog, My Joyful Moments, to see more about this creation and all her other amazing work.



                        

                                                               Naughty Puppies

Product Spotlight with Special Guest Torico





Hello Friends!

Today we are excited to share another gorgeous creation for special guest Torico, this time using our Squirrel with Flower rubber stamp and You Are clear stamps.  Torico's coloring is just stunning and the clean layout of the card makes the image pop.


Torico used Tea Dye distressed ink to stamp the image and then colored with Copic markers. After coloring, she masked the image and then added in the background using watercolor and ink blending. The bottom corners of the card have been rounded, then she added a strip of designer paper to the top and stamped the sentiment with versamark and heat embossed in white. She added enamel dots to finish off the card. Simply stunning!

We hope you enjoyed this creation from Torico. Be sure to visit her blog, Stamparadise, for more of her wonderful work.

Happy crafting friends!







                                                          Squirrel with Flower     You Are