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Happy Sunday! This is Jeanette here to share a new card with you.  I was so thrilled to see the new  Array of Rainbows Die Set that was included in the August release.  It is such a versatile set and was the starting off point for this card.

I thought it would be fun to create a scene with one of the mermaids from the Mermaid Birthday Clear Stamps and combine it with a rainbow.  I think that one of the mermaids from the new Mermaid Escape set would also work very well!

To create the rainbow, I die-cut the larger rainbow from the set out of white card-stock and then colored the strips using copic markers.  I used the Wavy Nested Frames Die Set to create a window and then added a piece of vellum to define the water and sky line.  I lined the very top of the vellum with Nuvo glitter to serve as some sea foam.

The images were colored using various Copic markers and then fussy cut before adhering them to the card.

*NEW Array of Rainbows Die Set

Mermaid Birthday Clear Stamps

Wavy Nested Frames Die Set

I hope that this card inspired you to create your own rainbow-themed card! Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs Jeanette xxo

Hauntingly Sweet

Hello Whimsy Friends,  it's Iris here today!

It won't be long and we'll be starting fall season (actually next month already...eeek!) and with fall comes also Halloween. I have to admit I am not too much into Halloween. But for me it also means the start of the Holiday season, which IS my favorite season. Therefore I am definitely looking forward to that time of the year :-D   If I do Halloween cards I like more the sweet and funny ones not so much the scary stuff. This is why I liked to combine the more scary Goth Skulls background stamp with the cute and sweet Candy Corn Dress Up clear stamp set.

I inked one half of a white cardstock panel with Distress Inks Spiced Marmalade and Squeezed Lemonade. I then partially stamped the Goth Skulls background with Versafine Clair Nocturn ink over the inked part to create my background. Then I stamped one of the cute Candy Corn characters onto Copic friendly paper using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored with Copics and fussy cut the image. The sentiment is included with the Candy Corn Dress Up clear stamp set and was cut out using the Quick Strip die set.

My card base is an A2 size top-fold card. I layered the background panel onto a black cardstock panel and glued it to my card base. The image and the sentiment strip were adhered using foam tape to give a bit of dimension to the card. Four sequins in matching colors finish off my card.

Here is a list with all the Whimsy products I've used on my card: 

*NEW Goth Skulls Background Rubber Cling Stamp   *NEW Candy Corn Dress Up Clear Stamps    Quick Strips Die Set   Distress Ink Mini Pad - Spiced Marmalade   

Distress Ink Mini Pad - Squeezed Lemonade    Nuve - Deluxe Adhesive

   Crafty Foam Tape White   VersaFine CLAIR Ink Pad - Nocturne (black)   

Memento Full-Size Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black   Copic Sketch Markers Cadmium Red [Pack Of 3] (3PK-R27S)

Sparkletz - Lucky Charms   Sequin Pack - Whats Up Buttercup   Sequin Pack - Peachy Keen

Thanks for visiting us here on the Whimsy Inspirations blog today!


Hugs Bunny

Hi Everyone, it's Faye here today :)

There's a trend for colouring your own backgrounds at the moment. I see some of the girls doing the most fantastic scenes and it makes my sweet little cheeks clench! So, I thought I'd show you something simple. Start with a scene like this and it'll give you the confidence to take the next step and try something a little more complicated.

I started by stamping these bunnies from Deb Davis's Hugs Bunny Clear Stamp Set. Then with a normal writing pencil, I very gently drew two hills. You want this line to be very faint... remember, once you colour over pencil with copic, you can no longer erase it. That was the hard part! Now I just need to smoosh a bit of blue copic down for the sky, leaving some random white space for the clouds. Add a little grey shading to the white space for cloud definition and colour in the hills. Add some dots to the top of the hill to hint at a forest in the distance, flick some grass along the bottom and you're good to go with colouring those cute bunnies. Sorted!

Stamp your sentiment, doodle a border and you're done. Worried about doodling a border? I've got your back. Try the FaDoodles Clear Stamp Sets :)

Whimsy Goodies Used...

Hugs Bunny Clear Stamps

Thanks so much for stopping by... Have a great day.

The Digital Vault August Mid-month Update

Hey there Whimsy friends,

It's time for our mid-month update
with the Digital Divas and have we got some cuties for you!

This update will focus on our

CC Designs Digital Ranges

Pollycraft Collection


...and now a couple of cuties from our previous releases



Thanks for popping in to visit today,
we hope we have inspired you with these lovely images
We can't wait to see what you're all inspired to create!
So remember to share them with us in the
Whimsy Stamps Facebook Group.

We'll be back on the 21st with another fabulous
line up of creations by our awesome Digital Divas.
Be sure to click through on the images to head to the DT's
blogs to read all the details of their creative process.

Have a wonderful time checking out all the new images.
Click through on the link below to head straight to the Digital New Release.

Hugs and happy creating!