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Whimsy Sneak Peek

Welcome to the final day of the sneak peaks for the new April rubber stamp release for Whimsy Stamps. Whimsy will be having another exciting rubber and die release including images or sentiments from the talented Crissy Armstrong, Melissa Jenkins (Meljens), Kenny K and Ann of Raindrop Echo Designs on April 13! A blog hop will also be kicked off on the same day to show off all the new products.

I decided to use "Big Comfy Cake" by Crissy Armstrong. This giraffe is so cute that I just couldn't resist. I added a sentiment from the "Party Mini Seals" set from Raindrop Echo Designs. I can see that this is going to be one of my "go to" stamp sets for birthday cards in the future. Both of these stamps will be available in the Whimsy store on April 13th.


Stop by the Whimsy Stamps Inspiration blog on April 13th to get all the details on the blog hop for the new release.


Thank you for stopping by!

Supplies:
    Stamps - Big Comfy Cake by Crissy Armstrong and Party Mini Seals by Raindrop Echo Designs (both available on Whimsy Stamps) Inks - Close To My Heart Chocolate Papers - PaperTrey white CS, Bazzil Basics pink CS, Echo Park Walk in the Park DP Tools - Sewing Machine, Big Shot, Stampin' Up edge punch, 1-1/4" & 3/4" circle punches, PaperTrey Banner dies, Spell Binders circle nestabilities Embellishments - Close To My Heart Glitz Startdust glitter gel, The Twinery Caribbean bakers twine, PaperStudios gemstones


Challenges:


Alota Rubber Stamps - Something funny (giraffe sitting on cake) Birthday Sundaes - photo inspiration (inspired by banners) Bling it on - Digi stamp (used glitter and bling) CRAFT challenge -animals or pets Card Makin' Mamas - Embellish it Catch the Bug - 4 or more layers Copic Creations - favorite technique (spotty background) Crafty Sentiments - Glitter it up Fussy & Fancy Friday - Card for a child I Did It Creations - Sing a Song (Happy Birthday!) Our Daily Bread - no ribbon Paper Play challenge - Critters Spoonful of Sugar - all creatures great and small Annabelle Stamps - Say it with a banner My Partner in Crime - 3 or more layers

Comments

Audrey Pettit said…
OMGoodness, how fun this is Cheryl! That giraffe totally makes me smile. I can see why you couldn't resist it. Love the papers you used. The stripes and polka dots are right up my alley. Really, really adorable work!
Karin said…
Oh, how cute! The papers are so pretty, bright and perfect for a celebration card! Love the banner detail and the giraffe is adorable :)
Anita said…
This is so cute. Love that little giraffe and the papers are so pretty. I really like the pennnant you added too.
1CardCreator said…
This is so cute Cheryl! Love your coloring.
Anne Marie said…
Oh my goodness is this cute! Giraffes are my faorite!! Your coloring is so pretty and I love the mix of papers! The little pennants are the perfect, festive touch, too! Adorable in every way! :)
Cindy Haffner said…
SWEET, this makes me SMILE!!~
Crafty_Fairie said…
What a fabulous image thanks for sharing the inspiration with us at CRAFT.

Kerry x
K. Joy said…
Oh isn't that cute! What fun paper and colors - this will make someone's birthday brighter! :) Thanks for sharing!!
Min said…
This is just too cute Cheryl! Just love that image too!
Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "4 or More Layers" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you'll join us again this weekend!
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Lola said…
LOL! He is ADORABLE! What a beautiful card, colors, banner, and layers! Thanks for joining us this week at Catch the Bug.
Fabulous!!!!! What a great image with him squishing the cake!! lol!

More great paper and lovin the banner! Coloring is terrific and I love how you dressed up the photo with the dewdrops!
Maria
Wow I love how you coordinated all the different paper and that stamp made me literally LOL
Tammy said…
This is adorable Cheryl! I love the colors and that fun banner! Thanks for playing along with us at Catch the Bug!
Tammy :)
Karen Howard said…
Super cute card and I love the giraffe! Hugs, Karen
Elizabeth said…
What a great Giraffe image - how cute! Love the little flags and the twine. Lovely.
chris said…
this is gorgeous amazing artwork, love all the dotty background you are so very artistic, its perfect. hugs chris xx
KER said…
extremely cute!!!...love the design and papers...colors too
This is a gorgeous card! I love your banner and your colouring is fabulous!
Thanks for playing along with us this week :)
Andrea
michele hileman said…
What an awesome card, That is just to cute.. Thank you for joining us at IDIC
Rose said…
Cheryl, your Big Comfy Cake image looks lovely filled with Copics. Your dotted background really helps to complete your image. So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose
Marlene said…
Oh that's hilarious - the giraffe squashing the cake with it's behind...heehee! Love the card - colored beautifully, and gorgeous layout!
Kathy and Lucky said…
This is such a great card, you are so right that it would be a go to for birthday cards. The card just gives you smiles and isn't that what you want on your birthday! Love it.
Wow Cheryl!! I just love the coloring of your giraffe!! Your layout and colors with the banner is gorgeous!! You sure rocked this image!!
hugs,
Chris
Maria Matter said…
this is beautiful Cheryl!!! love your colors & coloring! so many pretty details!! Fabulous job hun!
hugs & blessings!
Anonymous said…
Cheryl,
Your card is a feast for the eyes with all the color, patterns and layers. You're so talented in mixing patterns to make them look so pleasing. TFS
Anne Temple said…
What a cute image! I love how dimesnsional it looks;fantastic coloring and shading.
Elise said…
Oh my gosh Cheryl! This is just soooOooo pretty! Your colouring is amazingly beautiful and all of the dp's give me a sense of uplift and brightness! What a gorgeous creation!!!

Hugs,
Elise
Janna Werner said…
This card is stinkin cute! Love the colour combination!! Janna
Pat (mspfd) said…
Oh my, this is the cutest! What awesome details. Love the banner and your wonderful colors. Besides being precious, your giraffe is colored beautifully. Love the look of the dotted background.
wow cheryl! the card is absolutely gorgeous!!! love the colors and all the embellies. absolutely GORGEOUS!!!

hugs :)
Rachel x said…
Oh, what a fun card!! :) The giraffe is great and I love your coloours and bunting!! :)
Thanks for joining in with us at My Partner In Crafting Crime this time!! :)
hugs, Rachel x
uksharon said…
Gorgeous card and fabulous image.
Thanks for joining us at PP this week.
Best wishes, Sharon
Heather said…
Such a beautifully coloured image, love the card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments :)
Micki said…
Sigh gorgeous. Love all the layers. It would take me days to create a card like that....seriously!

Coloring is awesome and love the overall color theme.

Umm, I can't remember if I ever asked but do you pick paper first then color or just color and then pick paper, lol.... inquiring minds wanna know.

hugs
Lori said…
This card is darling - love that giraffe and wonderful banner!
Jeanette said…
I love the fun and colorful mix of colors and patterns on this card. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.
bosenberries said…
Thanks so much for playing along with My Partner in Crafting Crime's 'layer it up' challenge! Good luck with the extra draws!
Robin
Shelby Goolsby said…
Adorable card!! I love that cute giraffe. Thank you for joining us at My Partner In Crafting Crime. Hugs, Shelby
Kristie said…
he he, this card made me giggle! What a fun image. Thanks so much for playing along with my Birthday Sundaes challenge!
What a darling card, Cheryl! Just darling!
Michelle said…
Amazing!! Giraffes are my favorite animal!! This card is wonderful! Thanks for playing along with Birthday Sundaes!
Tammy Miller said…
Absolutely adorable!!!! Love the colors and papers you worked with! Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug for our 4 layer challenge! I hope to see you again!
Alicia said…
What a gorgeous card!!! I love all the details!!
Alicia xx

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