Filled with Magic with Whimsy Stamps

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

I think this will be one of my last Halloween cards for the year! I have plans for one more this week, but this is the last one I made to be sent out in the mail. 

The inspiration for this card is from the latest Craft Roulette #84 but I made a mistake... I forgot that one of the requirements was for the card to be landscape... So while I love my card like it's shown below, I had to do some quick peeling and re-gluing to submit it to the challenge! 

The four parameters for this challenge were: 

1. Project: slimline landscape 
2. Colors: orange background 
3. Element: jar or glass 
4. Random: three layers 

So down below you can see how I adjusted it to be a slimline card in landscape, I used orange cardstock to create an orange background, there is a potion jar of "eye of newt" and the three layers on the card are the orange background, slimline frame die cut and my stamped images!

So while my card had to be adjusted, I think I still like it more in the original layout - what do you think? Did you participate in the latest challenge? Abigail went a complete different way with her card and you can check it out on her new Instagram account - @abi.taylor.made!

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Calm Christmas Sand Shaker Slimline Card with Whimsy Stamps

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Do you think Santa takes a vacation? 

I think think Santa heads to the beach, grabs a coconut cocktail and enjoys the rest of winter while relaxing on the sand! Today I have a video sharing how I created this fun scene using the Whimsy Stamps Calm Christmas stamp set along with some dies and the Sand Sprinkles to make it a shaker card! 

Have you used the sand to make a shaker card yet?

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Time for Tea Designs + Simon Says Stamps Hop! - Let Your Dreams Take Flight

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Time for Tea Designs is so excited that their products are now available in the US over at Simon Says Stamp! To celebrate this, they have recruited some North America based designers (including me!) to help spread the news with a blog hop.

Be sure to hop along to see some of the adorable creations with a few of the new Time for Tea products that are now available over at Simon Says Stamp! We hope that you will be inspired along the way.

Time for Tea Designs is giving away $30 worth of T4TD products that are now available at Simon Says Stamp! Be sure to leave a comment on EACH blog as you hop along with us to enter this giveaway. A random drawing will determine our winner and will be announced on the T4TD Blog on October 30, 2021.

When I saw the Paper Plane Pals stamp set, I just knew I needed it! I just love how you can put those cutie critters in the paper plane and my favorite background is cloudy skies... They are PERFECT together, don't you think? You can check out my video tutorial below of how I used Paper Plane Palsdies and the "friend" sentiment from the Slimline Scalloped Nesting Living Friend dies!

Ready to head to the next hop stop? Next is Lynnea Hollendonner at Lynnea's Cards!

Thanks for coming by and I hope you are inspired and have fun shopping!

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Merry Pup-Mas! Christmas Puppies Slimline Card with Whimsy Stamps

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Abigail and I had some fun creating these fun fold slimline cards using the latest Craft Roulette parameters. Abigail chose the fold and overall theme and I picked the products! I have really been loving making these cards together on the weekends.

Have you watched Craft Roulette? Here's the YouTube channel and website if you haven't and want to learn more about the live shows and challenge!

This week's parameters for a card was to have a FUNN Fold, use any 4 colors (not including neutrals and metallics), an element of "It's a Dog's Life" and XOXO. Abigail liked the idea of a Z-Fold slimline card and we both liked the Whimsy Stamps set Pups for Christmas. We used lots of neutrals along with red, yellow, green and blue and included XOXO in our sentiment!

Have you tried a z-fold slimline card before?


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Easy Slimline Cards with Christmas Critters from Whimsy Stamps

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

It's a new Whimsy Stamps release and I'm sharing today how to make EASY slimline Christmas cards using the new slimline paper pack and the adorable new Christmas Critter Wishes stamp set.

You can easily stamp out some of these cute critters, color in front of the TV and then spend just a few minutes pair them up on already amazing backgrounds thanks to the SurReally Cool Christmas Paper Pack!

What's your favorite from the new release?

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