Whimsy Stamps ~ Windy Day Cinnamon

Hey lovely friends. I've had a busy week and grey weather here which hasn't been great for taking photos. So I've been chasing the light trying to get this cutie captured. I finally pinched hubby's phone which has the forced perspective portrait mode and caught some sun this afternoon.

I've used my current favourite frame die to create the lovely notched corners of this card. Layered some pretty patterned paper that toned well with the colours I chose to ink this cutie up in and added a strip of silver ribbon across the centre of the card before adding the image popped up on thick foam.

I liberally added Glossy Accents to the wee hearts I'd cut around the image to make them shine and add a little interest. I used a wonderful die which was an element in a Whimsy Stamps set, sadly now out of stock. The set was a Card Builder set called Hearts of Love. It had really interesting stitched  and die-cutting hearts elements to it. I love this sweet set. I've also used another really old die for this make too which was called Country Heart Die. This really is one of my absolute favourite dies. I used it still so much after all these years. This is the great thing about buying 'classic' stash. It just really never dates!

I used silver glitter paper adhered onto cardstock to create the heart and 'hugs' diecut word sentiment elements. They sparkle much better in good light, but as I said, I've been chasing the light the past fews days trying to capture this cutie. So I gave up trying to capture that element, just trust me it shines better than the pictures show. 

The adorable image I've used for this creation is from the Rustic Sugar Range at Whimsy Stamps. This stamp range has been around for a while but is new to the Whimsy Stamps Digital Vault and as with the dies I've used, is a classic that just doesn't date, still as lovely today as the first time I saw them. I loved these when I first discovered them and so it's been a great pleasure and honour to colour up the cover art for the range when it joined Whimsy Stamps. Classic cuties and this one called Windy Day Cinnamon is no exception. Doesn't she just look so sweet, lost in a happy, heartwarming thought.

Click through on the banner above to check out the rest of the awesome Whimsy Stamps August New Release. I'll be back next week with some more inspiration and of course the amazing Digital Divas will be showcasing this fabulous release over on the Whimsy Stamps Facebook Page, so don't be a stranger, stop in and say hi! Hugs and happy crafting xoxo

Challenge Entries:
Cute Card Thursday: #594 ~ Circles
Crafty Gals Corner: #197 ~ 3+ Layers
Colour Crazy Challenge: #31 ~ Anything Goes
Unicorn Challenge: #46 ~ Fully Loaded or CAS
Watercooler Wednesday: #233 ~ Anything 'Feminine' Goes
The Paper Shelter Challenge: Summer Break ~ Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations: August Challenge ~ Something Seasonal (Winter Coat!)


Dawn T said…
Totally adorable Wendy. As usual your colouring is perfect. And I'm super happy to see you've joined us at Watercooler Wednesday this week my friend
Wendy said…
Gorgeous, super cute! Those frame dies are tempting me, love them.
Wendy xxx
Fikreta said…
super sweet card!
She is adorable and love the colour combo
Sarah said…
Thank goodness for Hubby's phone, you have captured that gorgeous card a treat!! Love everything about this, such a cute image and the hearts are the perfect finishing touch as I happen to think her thoughts are with her far away love!! xx
*Vicki* said…
This is just as adorable as can be friend!! LOVE all of the added hearts on your design and your coloring is amazing my dear!! I appreciate you sharing this beauty with us over at Cute Card Thursday this week!! HUGS
What more can I say other than she is a sweetie, and you have done her proud Wends - another adorable card. Loving the hearts you have around her :)
Pop's Cards said…
Just stunning I love the shape of the card too, she is so cute, I love the Rustic Sugar ones, must put some on my wish list, a gorgeous card sweets hugs Pops x
Judy V said…
Fabulous project! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner!
Gina's Cards said…
Such a beautiful card! Love the colour palette and gorgeous image. Thank you for joining in the fun at Creative Inspirations, good luck.
Gina xx
Michelle W said…

gorgeous card and beautiful colouring! Thanks for sharing with us at Watercooler Wednesday.
Billie A said…
Oh your card is just toooo cute. I love the image and card design. Great coloring and colors. Thanks for sharing over at Colour Crazy challenge.

Billie A
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Wendy, what a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Colour Crazy Challenge this week. Love the shape of the card and the little girl is gorgeously coloured.
Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Colour Crazy Challenge Design Team Member).

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