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Wednesday, July 20, 2011






Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps July rubber release BLOG HOP! If you are here for the Whiff of Joy Challenge, please scroll down to the next post as this is my second post of the day.


The Whimsy July rubber release happened last week on July 13th, but today we are hosting our blog hop to showcase the 9 fabulous new rubber stamps and 2 new Shapeology metal dies now available at Whimsy Stamps! These new goodies are available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favorites. We also have our wonderful special guests joining us for this hop - Deb Routledge, Elaine Hughes, Niki Estes and Zoe McGrath.

The Whimsy Stamps DT have been showcasing these fabulous stamps for the past 6 days, so if you missed them be sure to hop on over to the Whimsy Inspirations Blog for some more inspiration!

Here is a full list of the wonderful July release rubber stamps and dies:


5 stamps from Kenny K
Boogie Down ~ Holla Back Girl ~ Hot Weave ~ Spy Chick ~ Victory Kid

4 stamps/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
A Touch of Elegance ~ Adventure Mini Postage Stamps ~ Vintage Bottle Labels ~ Vintage Transportation

2 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Dress Form Die (coordinates with ‘A Touch of Elegance’ stamp set) ~ Elegant Flourishes


If you would like to hop along with us today, please CLICK HERE to return to the beginning of the hop at Lori’s blog.  The hop starts today (Wednesday July 20th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday July 27th at noon EST.

For this hop we have 6 different prize draws! We have one grand prize draw where one lucky hopper will win a selection of new release stamps for hopping along with us. We also have 5 mini candy stops throughout the hop where you can enter to win a new release stamp!

Today I have a super fun card to share with you using the Kenny K image, Spy Chick and Raindrop Echo Designs Adventure Mini Stamps.  The sentiment stamps are cut out with the mini postage die.

Card Recipe:
stamps: Whimsy rubber Kenny K image, Spy Chick and Raindrop Echo Designs Adventure Mini Stamps.   papers: from my scrap bin

My second creation uses A Touch of Elegance and Dress Form Die.

Card Recipe:
stamps: Whimsy A Touch of Elegance
Paper: Prima Sparkling Spring, Gold Glitter Paper, Neenah White
Dies: Spellbinders Labels 18, Petite Ovals Large, Scalloped ovals Large, Whimsy Dress Form Die.


Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today. The next stop on the hop is the super talented Zoe's blog. Be sure to pop over and see what she has for you today. And then remember to leave comments and enter for your chance to win the prizes on offer along the hop too!


Finally, here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order:




Thank you so much for hopping with us today and we hope you enjoy all of the DT creations!


Thanks for stopping by and for your comments!!


Have a great day!!
blessings,






62 comments:

Crystal said...

FABULOUS Chris, WOW girl love both of your designs...that chain is the perfect addition to your amazing creation GF!!!!!!! LOVE these sweetie!!!!

Martha said...

wow!! what gorgeous cards, soooo amazing!

Cindy Haffner said...

FAB FAB FABULOUS!!~

Zoe said...

hahaha Chris! I can't believe that not only did we choose to play with the same image, but we also selected very similar colours to colour with! And boy what an act to follow! Simply gorgeous hun. xxoo

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful cards Chris and love your colouring, superb, such a lovely images too.
Hugs Linda

velta said...

Oh my goodness Chris ~ These are fabulous...your coloring is perfect on that first card...and how I love the chain idea!!! Great work...the second card is so very feminine! I love all of the added elements you used!

Jamie said...

cute cards!! thanks so much for sharing.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Marianne said...

Lovely creations!! Great men's card with the Kenny K. Stamp!! xxx Marianne MW

Deb said...

amazing cards Chris, love the chains on the KK one! Debxx

marion said...

OMG ! What stunning cards catched my eyes at your blog ! Hugs, Marion

Heidi Brawley said...

WOWZERS!!! Both your cards are very Beautiful!
~Heidi Brawley

Cindi said...

Gorgeous card! Love your coloring and the chains on the first one and the second one is so elegant. These are great!

Frea said...

HI Chris, wow hun you really rock!! You´re so versatile, making this hot comtemporary card and then as a contrast comething so elegant as your 2nd card!! Love your work!! Hugs, Frea

Becky said...

wow Chris, these are awesome. Love that first one with the chain, so cool. The second one is beautiful with all those buttons and lace.

Louise said...

Hi Chris!
Oh, I absolutely adore these gorgeous creations :) Such a cool Kenny K image and you have worked wonders with it! The other card is so elegant and I lurv all those super elegant detail!

Hugs

Beth said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

Anne Gro said...

Gorgeous!!!!! This was such a cool card!! Love this stamp :) And the die...i just have to buy it!!

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card with a nice stamp.

Hugs AStrid.

Uta said...

Great card and great image. This is what i love on whimsy.

Hugs, Uta

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, these are great. I just love the chains on the first one. TFS.

Doreen said...

Two stunning cards here Chris,love the chains.Thanks for sharing this with us at OLL.xxx

Aartje said...

Wow two complete different cards, but both gorgeous.
Love Aartje

lydia said...

the embellies on both cards are great xxxx

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Love your cards. The second one takes the cake, gorgeous!

Lou Mac said...

These are both just.. just.. WOAH!! I LOVE the colours on the first one and the chain detail is genius! The second one is so elegant too - really inspiring!!

xo

Niki Estes said...

Beautiful cards, Chris!

sharman said...

Fun and beautiful. I love both of them soooo much. AWESOME job on both of them. Love the color choice on both. GREAT GREAT GREAT job.

Shirley N said...

Oh Chris, you are soooo talented--love both of your cards, just beautiful! Your designs are gorgeous!!!

Sharon Peele said...

Chris, both of your cards are Awesome!! The first one, I love the colors and your coloring is wonderful!!
love the chain too!! the second one is so stunning, love the stamp and the dp you used!!

Holly said...

What a fun image you used Chris. It is great to see you playing in our challenge this week! I always love seeing your work! thanks for playing with Squigglefly!

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Wow........both cards are beautifully done! Love the top one & the added 'chain'. Very cool effect!
Huggies ~
Sharron♥

LaJanette said...

Wow you are so, so talented! Love how awesome and edgy your first card is and how cool is that chain!!! And your second card is so sweet and elegant at the same time!

Bonnie said...

Love the girl. Love the colors. Love the card.

Carly said...

wow two totally different styles .. you are amazing! They are both fantastic!

Cheryl said...

WOW AMAZING creations and love the embellishments!!!
Hugs xx

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun these are just stunning creations the detail as always is just super,
bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week,love hugs cheryl xxxx

Chrissy said...

Both superb cards. Love the colouring, and gotta say..I love the chains..Fantastic.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Astrid said...

Beautiful both cards, i liked them. And the new images are so great.
Hugs Astrid

Katharina said...

Beautiful card Chris, fantastic design and colours.

Auntie Em said...

Your cards are both so awesome! I have never seen real chains on a card. Cool! And the bands of trim and lace behind the dress form combined with the shape is gorgeous!
Thanks for sharing! :)

Esme said...

Gorgeous creation - very elegant!
Esme x

1CardCreator said...

Wow, I love them both Chris! The chains are adorable on the first one and the shape and flowers are gorgeous on the second one.

Cheryl said...

So fabulous! I love the chain on the first card. It is the perfect accent. The second card is just stunning.

Karen McAlpine said...

Wow. Love your cards. The metal on the first is a nice touch. Love the vintage stamps on #2. Soo pretty!!

Glennis said...

Lovely cards Chris, thanks for showing us

Аня said...

Fabulous cards!!!

Littlehamsterz said...

Simply amazing projects =) Both so unique and so beautifully done!

Craftdee said...

TWO cards...very productive, two AMAZING cards...now that's just showing off, lol! Love the chain on the first one; suits the image and those fab sentiments...and I love everything about the second - I think the shape is just perfect! Thanks for sharing, Dee

Heike said...

Wow, this is stunning, wonderful colors.

Hugs
Heike

scrapalajen said...

Gorgeous, stunning, fabulous...Need I say more:-)

Lorraine said...

Wow, stunning creations! Love the first card coloring, papers & the metal embellies!

HildeM - Lykkelig med liten said...

What a gorgeous card! I ♥ it!

Hugs, Hilde

maranda said...

its a beautyful card and like the paper and metal howe nice is that. thanx for sharing

hugs maranda

JLJ Designs said...

Great cards!

Jen

Mimi said...

WOW! Gorgeous cards! TFS! ;)

stampencamper said...

the motorcycle gal should be framed, apiece of art. the second card, with the background is a great theme carry through

Dot said...

Hi Chris! Beautiful creations, thank you for sharing.
hugs Dorte

sallysbitz said...

WOW, your cards are amazing x
I love how you added some chains on your 1st card, brilliant x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

WOW! Both cards are AMAZING! I love all the elements to both of them! Great chain....pretty buttons....truly wonderful!

Melissa M said...

Two wonderful creations. Both so different yet equally good!

Vanja said...

Beautiful cards, Chris! Fabulous colouring on the first one and I love the lovely soft colours on the second card.
hugs
Vanja

Sandy G said...

Two very different cards and both wonderfull. Love the chains on Spy chick and the vintage card is very shabby chic

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