Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Whimsy Stamps ~ Sweet Spring Fox

Hey there my lovely blogging buddies, I'm back today with a super sweet Whimsy Stamps creation. It's my last post for July, because can you believe that this time next week we'll be in August?!! So it's almost time for the August New Releases and let me tell ya, you're gonna LOVE them! But first, let me share this sweet creation with you. I'm a little in love with this sweet fox. This is a Lee Holland design and I just LOVE his enchanting images. I've loved them ever since his Woodland Folk days. So it's been so lovely to see his designs at Whimsy Stamps. Denise really does have an eye for the best artists and designers!


So this darling lil' guy is called Spring Fox and I just LOVE this enchanting wee image. I've coloured him with my Copic Markers. I used E13-E19 in layered shades for his warm brown coat. I left the image panel quite sparse apart from a lil' blue around him to suggest a warm blue sky day. I really wanted the eye to be drawn to that sweet fox, so didn't add lots of background details. 


The gorgeous paper in this creation just jumped out at me the minute I saw it, to be paired with this sweet fox. Denise has made a gorgeous set of Polka Dot papers and they are so versatile. This one is a warm copper orange that was just such a great match for this sweet fox.


I wanted to use some of the lil' twigs and woodland treasures the kiddos and I had collected at the start of Autumn here. So tucked a couple of seed pods and twigs into the paper flower mix. All the flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts blooms. I've also tucked a wee bit of picket fence in there which was cut with a Magnolia Doohickey die. All this was stuck down with my favourite 'stay put' glue ~ OLBA.


I used a really lovely pairing of epoxy heart sticker and puffy sentiment sticker to finish this design. One is a sentiment strip that reads 'in this moment' and I paired it with the heart that reads 'this is everything'. I just loved that combination as the scene here with that sweet fox and the lil' caterpillar with the lil' message of love in the leaf, really is one of those 'stop and breath in the moment' scenes. So I just loved this sentiment pairing! These are from Pinkfresh Studio's line called Let Your Heart Decide.


I'll link all the gorgeous Whimsy Stamps goodies I've used below and I hope you'll stop into the Facebook page and take a peek at all the gorgeousness there that comes in a constant stream from all the madly talented Whimsy Stamps design team. The rest of the divas and I are prepping for the big reveal of next weeks New Releases, so be sure to come back this time next week for the first of those reveals! Until then, have a gorgeous week and happy crafting! Hugs xoxo


   

   


Challenge Entries:
The Paper Shelter: Summer Break ~ Anything Goes
Creative Inspiration Challenges: July ~ All Tied Up
Moving Along With The Times: #76 ~ Wild Animals
Addicted To Stamps & More: #302 ~ Make Your Mark
Allsorts Challenge: 467/477 ~ Flowers All Over (I hope my 'real' and paper flora count)
Use Your Stuff: #322 ~ Anything Goes + A Title or Sentiment (on heart and puffy sticker)
As You Like It Challenge: Ribbons or Buttons ~ I love ribbons, twine, hessian, organza, satin. I really enjoy tying double bows in pretty organza ribbon, there's just something gorgeous about it. I love looking at others creations with buttons, but I'm not much of a button girl myself. I'm ribbons all the way!

Update: I made the Top 3 at As You Like It Challenge. Thank you so much ladies. I'm really delighted you like my lil' fox creation. 


Second Update: I just saw that I made the Top 5 for the 'Use Your Stuff' challenge. So thrilled! Thank you so much xoxo


14 comments:

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Wendy :-) the little fox is adorable and I love the fancy shape and details, the whole design of this is so pretty! <3

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Luv
Lols x x x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This card is pure perfection. Great colouring, cute image, lovely colours and your emebellishments are wonderful. Well done I love it

brenda said...

What a really pretty card, thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts and our 'Flowers all Over' theme.

B x

Gina Knott said...

This is so beautiful Wendy! Love the cute image and gorgeous design. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
Hugs
Gina xx

missgailly said...

Love the shape of this card as well as that cute fox! Thanks for playing along at Use Your Stuff - Gail

Ina G said...

What a stunner you have made here Wendy. So many amazing elements and that ever so cute fox. Love the die cuts and all over beauty of this card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at ATSM this week.

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card, so many pretty embellishments, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxxx

Fikreta said...

its so pretty!

Lori said...

Wow! I love every single thing about this beautiful card! The twigs tucked in with the paper flowers, that cute little fox...just too cute! Thanks so much for sharing with us at UYS! -Lori DT

Inkyfingers said...

What an adorable card Wendy and you have coloured it beautifully. I love all the interesting details you have added - so many pretty things in one place!
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM.

Caz said...

Lovely card..Thank you for joining us at MAWTT…Hope to see you again soon..
Caz xx
My Blog
MAWTT DT

Larissa said...

Very sweet card! Love the cute image. Thanks so much for joining us at As you like it challenge.

Hugs,
Larissa

Annette said...

Ooooh Wends, I just LOVE your fox image and the little white double bow is perfect.
Hugs
Annette - Netty's Cards
xx
Proud to design for :
Lili of the Valley,
Dies to Die For,
Squirrel's not-so-random Challenge
As You Like It Challenge.

Nandini said...

Very cute and sweet. Love the colouring and the gorgeous details. Thank you for joining us at the ATSM Challenges. Hope to see you again soon. Nandini, DT

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