Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Whimsy Stamps July Release Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps 
July rubber and dies release BLOG HOP!

If you've come here from Zoe's insanely amazing blog, then you're on the right track.  If not, you can start at Lori’s blog to to make sure you don't miss a single creation.

The Whimsy July rubber stamps and dies release happened last week on July 13th, but today we are hosting our blog hop to showcase the 9 fabulous new rubber stamps and 2 new Shapeology metal dies now available at Whimsy Stamps! These new goodies are available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favorites. We also have our wonderful special guests joining us for this hop - Deb Routledge, Elaine Hughes, Niki Estes and Zoe McGrath.

The Whimsy Stamps DT have been showcasing these fabulous stamps for the past 6 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 July release rubber stamps and dies:

5 stamps from Kenny K
Boogie Down ~ Holla Back Girl ~ Hot Weave ~ Spy Chick ~ Victory Kid

4 stamps/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
A Touch of Elegance ~ Adventure Mini Postage Stamps ~ Vintage Bottle Labels ~ Vintage Transportation

2 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Dress Form Die (coordinates with ‘A Touch of Elegance’ stamp set) ~ Elegant Flourishes

The hop starts today (Wednesday July 20th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday July 27th at noon EST.  For this hop we have 6 different prize draws! We have one grand prize draw where one lucky hopper will win a selection of new release stamps for hopping along with us. We also have 5 mini candy stops throughout the hop where you can enter to win a new release stamp.

I'm one of those prize draws!  I'm giving away the A Touch of Elegance stamp set pictured below.  
To enter for a chance to win this stamp, just enter your information into InLinkz. You do NOT need a blog to enter - you can leave the URL blank and just fill in the Name and Email and click Submit. 

Now, on to my creations for the hop!  I had a lot of fun using these stamps and really made me do things outside of the usual things I come up with.  Hope you like them!

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Spy Chick; Medium: Distress Inks on Lanaquarrel (I think); Paper: Fancy Pants It's The Little Things; Embellishments: May Arts striped twill ribbon, baker's twine, button, pearl; Tools: Inkssentials ink blending tool (for distressing), Whimsy Stamps Elegant Flourishes


Stamps: Whimsy Stamps A Touch of Elegance; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black stamped on DCWV textured paper; Paper: Webster's Pages; Embellishments: seam binding, pearl sprays, doily, button, cord, Viva Decor Pearl Pen and Ranger Liquid Pearls, Mary Arts striped twill ribbon; Tools: Spellbinder dies (lots of them), sewing machine, Inkssentials ink blending tool (for distressing)

(I CASE'd Chupa's amazing card HERE)


Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Vintage Transportation and Vintage Bottle Label; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black stamped on kraft; Paper: Echo Park For The Record; Embellishments: Mary Arts striped twill ribbon, button, hemp cord, lace, black pearls; Tools: Fiskers corner rounder punch, Inkssentials ink blending tool (for distressing)


Alrightey, that's all for me today!

The next stop on the hop is the super talented Debbie's blog. Be sure to pop over and see what she has for you today. And then remember to leave comments and enter for your chance to win the prizes on offer along the hop too! 

Finally, here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order:

Thank you so much for hopping with us today and we hope you enjoy all of the DT creations!

 





55 comments:

Crystal said...

WOOWWWEEE LOVE them All Anne, FANTASTIC creations sweetie!

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful cards Ann, so stylish and fantastic designs.
Hugs Linda

Zoe said...

I really love these new sentiments. I can't wait to play with them. LOVE what you have created today sweetie!! hugs xxoo

Jamie said...

you did such a great job on all your cards (and your stamp sets too!!). thanks so much for sharing.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Deb said...

love all your cards, all the stamps are amazing, just love this release!
Debxx

Marianne said...

WAUW, these cards are so beautiful and so different. Really love them all!! Nice to see what you can make with the new stamps! xxx Marianne MW

marion said...

Simply adorble your stunning cards ! Hugs, Marion

Heidi Brawley said...

All your cards are beautiful! You totally out did yourself for this Blog Hop! Thanks!
~Heidi Brawley

Cindi said...

Wow! These are great. I love how each has a different feel. They are all so gorgeous!

Frea said...

Hi Ann, wow you made such lovely cards. I love the different looks, and the way you used that pretty flower DP behind that lady on the bike!! Hugs, Frea

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful cards are these. Lovely stamp and i like the vintage style.

Hugs Astrid.

Beth said...

OMG! These are beautiful!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Wow, Ann, you outdid yourself! Amazing beautiful stamps. Super gorgeous dies (gotta get me those!!). And your cards -- wowzers!! Knock me over why don't you!! You are brilliant!! XO

Anne Gro said...

Wow!!!!! All of them are great!!

Uta said...

Great card and great image. This is what i love on whimsy.

Hugs, Uta

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, these are all so great. I just love them all. Thanks for a chance to win.

Aartje said...

Wow, what a work did you do. Your cards are beautyful.
Love Aartje

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Oh your cards are gorgeous...make me want, want, want these images soooo bad :O) Hugs! Leah Ann

lydiawalker said...

really love the vintage stamps and how you used them xxx beautiful xxx

Lou Mac said...

THREE CARDS!! Ann!! You've spoiled us!!

I love the eclectic mix of papers and embellishments on the first card - your colouring is awesome. A red motorbike - so cool!!

Your second card is so elegan! I dig that style and you pull it off so well!!

I LOVE all the kraft on the third one and the line of pearls! SO pretty!!

xo

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wowzer Ann!! You never cease to amaze me with your creations!! Each and every design is gorgeous!! Love all the layering, details and your coloring!! Beautiful work my friend!!
hugs,
Chris

Shelly said...

Hi! Your cards are stunning, I love the old bicycle one! Fabulous sentiments too! Congrats on your Craft Stamper success! Shelly x

sharman said...

All 3 cards are just beautiful. What a awesome job you did on making the bike vintage, the dress form elegant and the motorcycle fun. GREAT job...... Thank you for the opportunity of wining the stamps.

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh, these are amazing! I especially like the last two... gorgeous!

Shirley N said...

OMGosh Ann, every card is amazing and so beautiful! Gorgeous layouts and details! Congrats on another fabulous release!!!

Sharon Peele said...

Wow, you where hard at work!! all your cards are wondeful!! The new stamps are awesome!!

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Absolutely beautiful cards, Ann! Each one is perfect! Well done!
Huggies ~
Sharron♥

LaJanette said...

OOOWweee! Loving all your cards! You are so tlented and these along with your sneaks have been great!

Bonnie said...

Such great style. Love the black and white ribbon.

Carly said...

Well Ann you have certainly amazed me! Not one, not two, but three totally amazing cards all with different styles and gorgeous elements. Truly a delight to look at!

Chrissy said...

Three fantastic card, love the papers and colourings, just superb.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Astrid said...

Wow Ann, your cards, so lovely and so beautiful.
And all of them.
Hugs Astrid

nicoleqmullen said...

What a stunner of a set! I love your beautiful projects you have created using it!!

Auntie Em said...

All three of your cards are just awesome! Love the ways you used the trims and embellies. The striped twill ribbon gives such a great sense of movement to the cards with the bikes.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Esme said...

Wow you have been busy! I love all of them - stunning!
Esme x

Cheryl said...

Wowza Ann! These are all fabulous!

Karen McAlpine said...

Love,love,love the new vintage images!! Your cards are super!! Love the vintage cards best!

Littlehamsterz said...

woooow =D I love all these cards you made.

Аня said...

Great work!! Cards are perfect!

Craftdee said...

What a stunning range of cards! Love your colouring on spy chick (and those flourishes, of course!) Love the doily, image AND sentiment on the second and love the perfect blend of image, sentiment and backgrounds on the last. Thanks for sharing, a real treat, Dee

Kim. said...

Wow these are all stunning, lovely array of images, sentiments and papers.
Kim xXx

Heike said...

Wow, your cards are stunning, wonderful colors and Details.

Hugs
Heike

scrapalajen said...

Fantatic, fabulous, gorgeous card Ann! Love that bike!

Lorraine said...

What a beautiful stamp set! And your cards are gorgeous! Love the designs and your touch of vintage.

HildeM - Lykkelig med liten said...

What a gorgeous card! I ♥ it!

Hugs, Hilde

maranda said...

ine one word waaauuwwww its fantastic thanx for sharing
hugs maranda

JLJ Designs said...

Beautiful cards, Ann!

Jen

Mimi said...

Beautiful cards! Love the both! ;)

Dot said...

Beautiful cards Ann, I love them all, thank you for sharing.
hugs Dorte

sallysbitz said...

Ann your cards are just stunning x
You are sooo talented x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Amazing cards and I love that gorgeous stamp set! Thanks for a chance to win!

Melissa M said...

I really like your new stamp sets in this release. You did an amazing job designing them. Your creations here are wonderful as well. Thanks for the chance to win!

Vanja said...

Stunning cards, Ann! I love all the details and all the new stamps.

hugs
Vanja

Karen Wilson said...

awesome creations! i really love the biker one!

Sandy G said...

All such wonderfull cards. Love the black florish on card one great touch