Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Merry Little Christmas: Whimsy Stamps November Release Showcase Day 7

Welcome to Day 7 of the November release from Whimsy Stamps!  On Wednesday, November 21, Whimsy Stamps released this month's new rubber designs, Shapeology dies, Whimsy Designer Paper packs, Shape EZ templates and *new* Whimsy Prints pre-colored toppers. From then until November 27th,  the Whimsy Stamps DT and Special Guests are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily mini blog hop and I am part of today’s hop! Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have
24hrs to enter each prize draw.
For my card today, I used the adorable Xmas Hamster image from Sylvia Zet.  Is this image so cute?! lol  I used some patterned papers from Tina Wenke and colored the image with copic markers (listed below).    I masked the image and sprayed the background with a BG01 copic marker and my air compressor.  Then, I went over the little bubbles/snow with my colorless blender to away some of the blue.
I added a sentiment from Catslife Press and some crocheted lace, buttons, and baker’s twine.  The crocheted lace is a self adhesive tape that makes it really easy to use on cards.  You can find it in the Whimsy Store here.
I added some Glossy Accents to the little bubbles/snow in the image and some white fun flock to the fluffy parts of the little hamster’s vest. 
To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed below by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on November 28th.
To take a peek at today's fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below...
Erin Bailey
Heidy Blom
Iris Wiechmann
Niki Estes (you’re here)
Simonne Clay
Bev Rochester - Special Guest
Deb Routledge - Special Guest
Jacque Beddingfield - Special Guest
Pops Morfitt - Special Guest
Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favorites.
If you would like to join Whimsy Stamps as their Guest Designer for the January 2013 release, please CLICK HERE for all the details. Entries close at 12.00pm on 28 November.
Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day!
Merry Little Christmas card supplies:
Stamps: Xmas Hamster (Whimsy Stamps), sentiment (Catslife Press)
Cardstock: X-Press It (Copic), kraft 
Patterned Paper: Tina Wenke Designs
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento (Tsukineko)
Embellishments: crocheted lace, buttons, green twine
Dies: oval nestability dies (Spellbinders)
Copic Markers
R22, R27, R46, R89, T7
YG61, YG63, YG67m T7
C1, C3, C5
Y13, T15, Y17, YR12, C3, C5
W2, W4, W6, W8, R11
hamster’s vet and ribbon:
R22, R27, R46, R89, T7
YG61, YG63, YG67, T7


maxine said...

lovely card x

Mary-Anne V said...

Very cute card...the image is adorable. I really like how you coloured the background behind the image and used the glossy accents and flock to add detail.

Mimi said...

beautiful card! love all the stitching and pretty papers! love the fur on his little vest! ;D

Paula said...

Awwww, cute hamster!! The card is beautiful, fits perfectly with that adorable hamster!

Diana Fernandez said...

Beautiful work! I love that little hamster!

Linda said...

What a gorgeous card
hugs Linda

Margreet said...

Beautiful card with fab colouring of that lovely image...pretty papers and gorgeous details!
xxx Margreet

Sharla said...

That little hamster is the cutest!! Love your coloring and the details, plus the red and aqua! :)

Divinity said...

i love it! that stamp is so super-duper cute! :)

Caroline said...

This is so cute the image is adorable and is coloured beautifully. The layout is fabulous. Caroline xxx

heidy said...

This is so cute Niki!!
XXX Heidy

zehra said...

lovely image, beautiful card

Vanja said...

Fabulous card! I love the colours.


Kathy Bradley said...

What a darling image - colored perfectly. This little critter just brought out a smile! Lovely card!

Sandra H said...

Oh these new design images are absolutely beautiful and coloured and presented so wonderfully too its great to see them as all of the DT Members are displaying them totally stunning x

Anja said...

Oooohhhh... thats so cute :D Love the Christmas Hamster!!
Hugs, Anja

Sandra H said...

Oh wow fabulous and how nice to see this image more than once on the mini blog hop your colours are beautiful and the layout is stunning x

Carla S. said...

Fantastic card, Niki! Great layout and wonderful coloring of the adorable image!

JoanneO said...

Beautiful coloring and shading on your card. Love it's brightness!

Vicki Garrett said...

how cuteee is THAT!!!!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Adorable card!! Fantastic color combo!

ribenaruby said...

Gorgeous Niki, wonderful use of this cute image. Thanks for sharing your creations during this hop! Ruby x

Mateja Povše said...

Stuning colours! Love it :)

Mateja Povše said...

Stuning colours! Love it :)

Mateja Povše said...

Fabulous card. I love that little Hamster :)

Unknown said...

Your card is so terrible perfect and cute!!The more I see this little guy the more I fall in love with him!!


alethea said...

This little guy certainly has been popular this release!!! I can see why though, he's so cute!! Love your card! HUgsxx

Karen said...

You did such an amazing job on bringing the little critter to life. Adorable card. Hope you had a good Thanksgiving. Ours was hectic but good.

Denise Bryant said...

Adorable card! Love that cute hamster with the flocking on his vest! Great coloring and layering too! Fun stitching and embellishments too!

Anonymous said...

Too stinkin' CUTE! Love the fur trimming and added lace!! :) HUGS

Olgy said...

So cute and love the contrasting background!

kim.scrapper said...

I think this hamster is so "stinkin" cute, tfs

Gina L said...

This card just makes me smile. I love the stitching and the fluffy stuff you've added to his little coat. Fab coloring, too. Just adorable!

Ea Christiansen said...

What a great card - love the sentiment.

Dec'sNan said...

Such a beautiful card
Decsnan x

loulou said...

Fantastic card. I love your colouring, stitching and the additions of the glossy accents and flock. It all works together so wonderfully. cheers Linda

The Art Town said...

WOW~ love the cute image!

Sherry said...

This stamp is so cute!! Your card is stunning. Luv all of the embellies and coloring.


Jane said...

He's such a cutie love your dark colours,
Jane x

Cheryl said...

So sweet! You colored this little cutie beautifully!