Friday, 1 June 2018

Whimsy Stamps ~ June New Digital Release ~ Day 1

Hello lovelies, it's Day 1 of our new Digital Designs Release at Whimsy Stamps and I've been creating a super cute lil' card to share with you today using the paper from the last release and the lovely sentiment set also from our previous release. I really love that sentiment set from the last release, as it's just so versatile! It works perfectly with the Whimsy Stamps Bold Banners die set. That wee die set has been getting lots of use lately with this sentiment set! It's currently in the 'Retiring Clearance' section of the store, so snap it up if you want one, they'll be gone soon! How do I know this? Because when I started colouring up this cutie patootie wee Zebra, he was in that retiring clearance and by the time I'd finished colouring him, he was gone! So get them while you can. Good news with this darling wee Zebra, is that he's now available as a digi stamp! So you can still grab this gorgeous Spring Zebra in our Digital Designs division.


I've used Copic Markers to colour up this sweet Zebra from the pen of our super talented Whimsy Stamps designer Crissy Armstrong. So exciting that this retired rubber stamp has now made it over to our Digital Image Store, as he's just too cute to disappear completely! I've coloured this whole scene with my copics, and was so pleased with the ombré sky. All it needed was a few clouds, so I've added some sweet ones from the Whimsy Stamps Stitched Cloud Die set. Love those scrolly clouds, so sweet!


It was my Zac's birthday a few days ago and when your name starts with 'Z', you know it's a given you're going to love Zebras, and he does! So when I spotted this cutie in the retiring section of the store, I snapped him up quickly, with my small boy in mind.


I've used one of the lovely papers from our previous digital release for this creation. That stripy blue and green paper, was so perfect for this creation and I found a ribbon in my stash which picked up these blue and green stripes, so knew I wanted to use that in the creation. I added some green gingham behind the ribbon, so that it didn't disappear into the other stripes too much! A fun but simple finish. I used a pretty die from my stash to cut the blue 'cloudy' paper to mat the image and then mounted this layer on foam, so it sits up from the main stripy paper for a bit of dimension and interest. A sweet simple card which I think would make any small boy happy.


Head on over to the store, for a peek at the full Whimsy Stamps Digital Designs Release. There is such a fabulous mix of digital images, digital papers and digital sentiments, we're spoilt for choice really. Thanks for popping in today, I hope you've been inspired to have a peek at the rest of the new release, do check out what my talented teamies have been up to with these gorgeous new releases too over on our Facebook page. Links for all the Whimsy Stamps goodies I've used, are at the end of my post. See you again soon. Happy crafting! Hugs xoxo


          

      



Challenge Entries:
Dies R Us: #98 ~ Sunshine or Clouds
Creative With Stamps: #27 ~ Cute Animals
Cute Card Thursday: #532 ~ Hello Summer
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks: #405 ~ Crazy Egg ~ Anything Goes
As You Like It: Flora or Fauna ~ I still think I'm more of a Flora girl, but after my first entry, I decided I'd be brave and have a go at colouring some Fauna! Pretty pleased with this wee fella :)

Update: I made the Top 3 at As You Like It in their Flora & Fauna challenge. Thank you so much ladies, I'm delighted you liked my wee Zebra creation.


12 comments:

Pat said...

I just love this card Wends, gorgeous bp and a really super cute image. Great make.

Pat xx

Sarah said...

AMAZING!!!! I think this is BRILLIANT Wends absolutely perfect colouring and the simple design is ideal for a lad...I bet he loved it!! xx

Maxine D said...

Oh Wends this is stunning - love that super cute zebra, and you have coloured and mounted it beautifully. Last time you mentioned that things were retiring I went and looked, and spent....
Blessings
Maxine

Dawn Turley said...

Just adorable Wendy. Love the colouring, it's perfect!

Fikreta said...

its so adorable card

~Tammy~ said...

So cute!

Nance said...

Very cute card! Great coloring and adorable image! Thanks for playing with us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks in our Crazy Egg Challenge!

Mandy said...

Wonderful card Wendy! It's super cute and so beautifully coloured.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Darlene said...

Awwww what a sweet creation! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Sunshine or Clouds’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
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Sherri said...

This is just adorable! Love the zebra and your design is superb! Thanks for joining our "Sunshine or Clouds" challenge at Dies R Us!

Dorlene Durham said...

Your coloring is amazing! Great card and cute zebra! Thanks for joining the challenge at Creative With Stamps. Dorlene DT CWS

Helen F. said...

What a great little scene you created, Wendy! And, how darling is that zebra! Love the expression on his/her face :-) Thanks for linking up again to Creative With Stamps challenge this month! :-)

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