Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Whimsy Stamps February 2013 Rubber Stamp & Die Release

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Welcome to the Whimsy Stamps February 2013 rubber stamp and die release!
Today, Whimsy Stamps is releasing 22 fantastic new Rubber Stamps & Stamp Sets, 5 wonderful new Whimsy Shapeology Dies, 2 fabulous new Shape EZ by TLC templates, and 2 beautiful Whimsy Designer Paper 6x6 packs. These new goodies are available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favorites. 

Here is my creation for today's release with the super adorable 'Shelley' designed by Sylvia Zet

I colored Shelley and her little turtle friend with my Copics as usual. Please find the Copic colors I used further down in the posting. The water lily was created using the new Whimsy Shapeology dies 'Layered Flowers' which is a set of 4 dies. The leaf in the upper right corner and the leave swirls are Whimsy dies as well (Leaf Trio & Vines die set). Sentiment is from the 'Lovely Spring Sliders 2' and cut out with the matching Slider 2 die. DP is from Prima's 'Sweet Fairy' collection.


Copic colors used:
Hair: E18 - E15, YR20 - YR21
Skin: E11 - E00 - E000 - E0000 - R00 - R20
Teal: BG0000 - BG000 - BG01 - BG02 - BG53 - BG57
Green: YG17 - YG13 - YG11
Yellow: Y00 - Y02 - Y000
Purple: V09 - V17 - V15 - V12 - V01 - V0000
Pink: R89 - R85 - R81- RV00
Rock: E40 - E41 - E42 - E43
Blue: B0000 - B000


 Here's a close-up on the water lily


To create the waves I used a Memory Box die (Big Splash Border) and embellished with rhinestones & swirls.


The inside is decorated to match the outside. Again I used the 'Layered Flowers' die and the leaf from the Leaf Trio. I just kept them more flat. The rings that shall resemble water bubbles were cut out with another Memory Box die, 'Loopy Rings'. The rhinestone border was a gift from my sweet friend Claudia.


 This card is for sale and will be available in my Etsy store later today.
This card has been sold. Thanks so much!

From today until 26 February, the Whimsy DT and our February Special Guest Designer, Louise Roache, will be showcasing these new products with a daily mini blog hop. Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw by leaving a comment on every blog listed for that day. At the end of release week (Wednesday 27 February) a release round-up will be posted on the Whimsy blog together with a complete list of winners from the daily mini blog hops. 
To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT posts listed below by 12.00pm EST tomorrow:
If you would like to join us as our Guest Designer for our April 2013 release please go to our Guest Designer Contest page to read all about how to enter. Entries close at 12.00pm (EST) on Wednesday 27 February 2013.

For a full reveal of this month’s fabulous release, please visit the Whimsy blog. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you enjoy our new release!





45 comments:

Gina L said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Fabulous coloring and I really like all of the embellishments.

HandmadebyTLC said...

I love all the intricuit dies you use on your projects! The colors ae gorgeous ! This image is perfectly showcased!
Hugs
Tammy Louise

Ellie said...

So sweet! Love your coloring, and beautiful color combo! Love your water lily, so wish I had chosen that die too!

Tine said...

Gorgeous card. Love the cute mermaid & fabulous sea to set her off perfectly.
Tine :)

KathyB said...

I don't know what to say other than this is STUNNING! I absolutely LOVE what you did with this card!

jan farnworth said...

such a pretty card.

annemarie said...

wauw fabolous coloring, the card is gorgeous.

hugs Annemarie

cebelica said...

Your card is gorgeous. I love the design. That die at the bottom looks fantastic and the image is adorable. Fab work! Hugs! xx

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice card!!!

Regena said...

WOW!! love all the details..esp. the flowers..Beautiful

theCook said...

I just love it! The image is so vute, and that water lily is amazing!

Sara said...

Beautiful card, I love the colour combo and all the lovely embellishments and dies you have used too, hugs Sara xx

Rosie Gustafson said...

Wonderful Elisabeth Bell card. Love your coloring and the image is amazing.

Aartje said...

Wow, this is awesome. Goegeous image and I love the big splash die!
Hugs Aartje

heidy said...

Your card is amazing Iris!!!
XXX Heidy

Mojca said...

What a gorgeous card. Really amazing. hugs! Mojca

Shari said...

OH WOW!!! She is absolutely Stunning! I am getting her this weekend! WOW gorgeous colouring and love the design of your card inside and out! Still Stunned, mouth hanging open! LOVE IT!

Hugs;
Shari

Marina said...

Fantastic card! I love the water lily, it looks great. Shelley looks perfect, too.

JoanneO said...

Gorgeous card! Love the coloring and the dies you used. I want them! They are being put on my wish list.

Brenda Lee said...

Ooooohhhhh....I adore the mermaid! Great coloring. Love the colors you used for her fin. Gorgeous water lily.

Kerissa L. said...

Gorgeous! I love the purple!

Madge H. said...

Absolutely Stunning in every way! Beautiful coloring and amazing details!
Rubber hugz, whimsy whishes :)

Sabrina said...

What a gorgeous card! I love how you finished the inside of your card too!!

MissyG said...

Beautiful
Linda x

Denise Goeldner said...

fab card and love the new release such a beautiful image hugs xx

Patty said...

Stunning card!! I am blown away by it's beauty and all of the DT's creations!!

zehra said...

Oh my what a gorgeous inside and outside, love the card

alethea said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous both inside and out!! Love the colours!! HUgsxx

Patricia said...

Very Beautiful, Iris. I always look forward to seeing your next creation. They are such inspirations.

Hugs,
Pat

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Janie Printz said...

Holy cow Iris, this is just FANTASTIC !!
I love EVERYTHING about it & that image is simply incredible & colored so gorgeously (don't think that's even a word) but it is stunning. I'm stuttering to myself trying to find the right words ... WOW card for sure !!!
Hugs, Janie

Ea Christiansen said...

All I can say is WOW - this card is so gorgeous and creative - love everything about it from the gorgeous new stamp to the die cuts (wawes, bubles...) Gorgeous!
Hugz
Ea

bluebell said...

hello to you,nice new stamps,i am sure they will sell well. i like the rabitt set. like the way you have done the waves,was that a punch you used. and i like the flower enbelish ment. have done the hops before and do have some whimmsy stamps. love bluebell-flowerwood.

Yvi said...

this is so beautiful!!

Louise said...

Very pretty, such a sweet image and colored so nicely
Louise

Hanneke said...

What a gorgeous card Iris! I love that sweet image and your coloring, and the flower is great! Hugs, Hanneke

Mary Lou said...

Iris~~Where do I begin....Love the SZ image which is so perfectly colored!! Then the stunning flowers....gorgeous slider embellishment....Great inspiration with the MB dies...on and on!!!!
Have a wonderful day!!
Hugz and blessings

Sue said...

An absolutely gorgeous and beautiful card. Love all the details and embellishments.

Janie Printz said...

WOW Iris !!! This card is unbelievable & the coloring is AMAZING !!! I've never seen anything colored in this rainbow effect but you nailed it & it just jaw dropping beautiful. The flowers are wonderful & the inside just as pretty as the front. The highlights in her hair just MAKE the card !!! I LOVE these sweet images & guess I need to practice coloring ...
Hugs, Janie

Shazza said...

wow this is beautiful, love all the dies you used too x

Carla S. said...

Stunning card, Iris! I love the colors and all the gorgeous embellishments! Fantastic coloring of the sweet image!

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Carol said...

Beautifully done! I love everything about this card including the elements and lo. TFS!

nannapat said...

Such a lovely card, I love the colours you've used and all the embellies. Clever use of the die for the waves - and the inside looks just as good!! Pat x

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