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Whimsy New Digi Release Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Whimsy Stamps January digi release blog hop!!!! This is my first post as a Whimsy Stamps digi design team member. I am so excited!

On the hop today, we have lots of new images created by Crissy, Ann, and Melissa to share with you. We also have some beautifully pre-colored images, designed by Melissa Jenkins of Meljen's Designs, which are great for making quick cards. Each file is JPG at 300dpi for high print quality. You can resize, flip, or rotate to fit your own project.

If you have arrived here from Anneke's beautiful blog then you are in the right place. If you were not following along with the hop, why not join in the fun by starting at the beginning of the hop, which is Debbie’s blog?

Today I used Crissy Armstrong's newly released image, Dance of Love. Isn't she gorgeous?

To find this image along with all of the new release, please visit the Whimsy Stamps store.

Be sure to leave comments as you hop. SIX mystery DT Members will be choosing a winner from the comments left on their hop posts! These winners will each win a Whimsy Stamps digi image of their choice.

The Grand Prize winner of the hop will be chosen from the very last stop, Denise’s blog, and will receive 5 new digital stamps of their choice from Whimsy Stamps. They will also get a chance to use those new digital images as a guest designer for Whimsy for the entire month of January.

The hop will run until 12 noon EST, Thursday, January 13th, when the winner will be announced on the Whimsy Inspirations blog.

Your next stop on the hop is Stephanne's blog. I know she has some lovely eye-candy for you.

Below is a list of the hop rotation just in case you get lost along the way.

Whimsy Inspiration Blog
Cheryl (You are here!)

Thank you for hopping by today!


  • Stamps: Dance of Love by Crissy Armstrong, Miss You Sentiments by Raindrop Echo Designs (Both available on Whimsy Stamps)
  • Papers & CS: Papertrey white CS, Neenah Crest solar white CS, Close To My Heart Tickled Pink paper pack
  • Inks: Close To My Heart Blush, Twilight, Crystal Blue inks
  • Tools: Copic Markers, Big Shot, PaperTrey ticket die
  • Embellishments: Hero Arts gemstones, Hug Snug seam binding, misc. lace



Ellie said…
So so beautiful Cheryl! Love your coloring! Gorgeous papers that you used and so beautifully embellished!!
craftykitten said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl, love the colours and the DP and your ribbon looks lovely.
Dawn xx
Deonna said…
Stunning!! Your coloring is perfect. The horse looks like he could jump off of the paper. What a beautiful creation.
Anonymous said…
WOW!! Cheryl, this is so so gorgeous!! I adore your coloring on this image and your added tickets are just perfect!! Beautiful job for this hop!!HUGS
hellerlittle said…
TFS.... this little cutie one...
CU hellerlittle
Anneke said…
Hi Cheryl!
Welcome to the team :)
And what a amazing card!! Love your coloring!!
Hugs Anneke
Chrissy said…
Beautiful coloring,certainly is a gorgeous image
Nannieflash said…
Hi Cheryl, your card is gorgeous I love your card design and the colouring is beautiful. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx
kitty said…
Hi I am on this super blog hop . I have enjoyed looking at your work. The layers and wee tags are so perfect. Great artwork too!! Best Wishes Kitty x
dmbennett said…
Another beautiful card from the DT. Love your coloring and your color choice with the paper. All goes together nicely.
Just gorgeous! I love this image & your colours are perfect!

Thank you for sharing with us at OSAAT, CES Challenge & Craft Your Passion this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx
Ang Butler said…
Lovely picture, thanks for sharing.
Crystal said…
WOW this is sooo BEAUTIFUL and sooo fabulous!
chris said…
Its so so stunning. love it. hugs chris xx
Pinkllilac said…
Love your card Cheryl and your colouring is beautiful.
Hugs Linda
Anonymous said…
Wow! What a beautiful card. So whimsical. TFS
Gorgeous card! Love that image and I love Meljen's Designs and all those at Whimsy. So excited you on the team, what a great day for you and great card for your first day on the team.
Anonymous said…
I like the tickets you have peeking out, a great idea with the carousel horse.
Tabitha said…
Love how you colored the image. The tickets are an adorable touch as well. Very cute! Thanks for sharing, now hopping along...
Joanne Gilch said…
Your card is gorgeous! Luv how you colored your 'dance of love'! these papers are truly lovely1
Netty said…
What a lovely image and really beautifully coloured. Love the papers too. Thanks for sharing. Netty xx
Karin said…
Oh Cheryl, you are becoming a master at coloring...Just beautiful :)
xiumaiyuki said…
Oh it's beyond gorgeous!!! Your coloring is fantastic and the PP you used is the perfect match! Beautiful!!
Rhonda Miller said…
This is gorgeous. I just love how you've colored the carousel horse. TFS.
Sylvia said…
oh my goodness.. Cheryl, this is AMAZING!!! LOVE your card.. it's absolutely perfect in every way!!!
{hugs} Sylvia
Tammy said…
WOW this is gorgeous Cheryl! Your coloring is beautiful and I love the tickets!!
Vicki Dutcher said…
Beautiful coloring~ Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!
Sandra said…
Beautiful card this image and you've done a fabby job with it!

Take care
San x
Frea said…
Hi Cheryl, I'm totally in love with those horses, the're so gorgeous and so is your card! Hugs, Frea
Jan Hunnicutt said…
Your card is gorgeous, beautiful job coloring, wow! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Catch The Bug!
Cheryl said…
oh wow this is simply stuning,hun just adore that image,hugs cheryl xxxx
Annette Bowes said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl, beautiful colouring of such a lovely image, love your layout and papers. Thank you for joining us again in our Copic Colouring Anything Goes Challenge over at Mad for Markers, take careX:)
Alicia said…
This is lovely! I love your colouring. Thanks for joining in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Mad for Markers and good luck!
Alicia xx
WOW! What a great digi image!!! Your coloring on this one is simply amazing!! I thought you might have used one of the precolored ones you mentioned but nope - you rocked it girl!!!!
Congrats on being on the design team!!
Gina said…
This is so pretty. I love the tickets, they are the perfect accent here.
Emily Leiphart said…
I LOVE the carousel horse and the way you've coloured it! The tickets with sentiments are the perfect accent!
Kathleen G said…
Wonderful card. I love the colors you used.
Andrea said…
What a fun card! I like how you added the tickets to your card! Great job!!
This is gorgeous Cheryl!! I just love Crissy's carousel horses and your coloring and design with it is beautiful!!
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
That is just TOO sweet! Thanks for sharing!
*CAFE said…
Your style is amazing!
I love the tickets you added to this carousel horse - it takes me back to a wonderful memory! :0)
redwasher1 said…
Thanks for sharing it with us at Speedy's Friends.
Vintage Milly said…
Gorgeous card, I love this design and all the carousel horses, thanks for the chance to join in the hop and the GDT,
best wishes to you,
Marie said…
Adorable Card!

Thank for participating in the Alota Challenge!
CraftinGranny said…
Fantastic coloring and gorgeous card. "Hugs" Carol
Priyanka said…
amazing work, thank you for ur comment on my rock wall.
Hi Cheryl - this is awesome - your fabulous colouring makes the image pop out from the screen. Brilliant choice of papers too.
Hugs, Sylvia xx
PS: Great blog hop!
Debs said…
Wow! fabulous coloring and such a wonderful layout, thanks so much for sharing with us at OSAAT this week
~ Kendra ~ said…
Beautiful card, love how you colored the image in!!

Suzanne said…
A fab card and gorgeous image, Cheryl. Thansk for joining us at Fab n Funky and Crafty Catz challenges this week x
Anita said…
Cheryl, your card is gorgeous and you've colored that image beautifully.
Shazza said…
stunning card Cheryl x
Julie said…
Beautiful card, Cheryl!! Fab colouring and I love your layout!! Thanks for joining us at CES challenges, Juliexx
Jodie Mackrell said…
very pretty! thank you for joining this weeks Bugaboo challenge at Catch the Bug.
Anne Marie said…
WOW!! Your coloring is absolutely awesome! So bright and fun. Very pretty! :)
Sammibug said…
Wow, cheryl, your coloring is fabulous! Gorgeous card!
Sammi said…
Another gorgeous card!!

Thanks for entering in our Mad for Markers Anything Goes challenge again!

Marie-Anne said…
What a nice card!

Debi said…
Beautiful design.
Patricia Garcia said…
Beautiful, love how clean your card looks, great image too!!

A very pretty card. Your coloring of the carousel horse is beautifully done.
Karyn said…
Absolutely gorgeous! Loving your style! You absolutely rock! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Your Passion this week. x x
Lauretta See said…
awwwww Cheryl, this one i really love. :) thanks for sharing another amazing card with us on craft your passion ;) good luck! xx
Brook said…
Beautiful card. I love all of the colors you used not only on your DP, but in your coloring as well.
Kathryn said…
I love the gorgeous fresh colours of this card, great image as well. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, K x
Nikbee said…
A beautiful card. I love the paper.

Nikki x
Lindsey said…
Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Fab and Funky this week x
Such a delicate, pretty card. Thank you for entering the BTC&G "Bling it on" challenge this month.
Lorraine said…
Ooh, gorgeous coloring of the image and love the ticket details!

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