Today Whimsy Stamps is releasing 6 new rubber stamps and sets, a new collection of exclusive designer papers, and a new metal die collection! 1 new Crissy Armstrong set of vintage holiday designs, 2 super cute new Meljen’s Designs rubber stamps, and 3 new sentiment sets by Raindrop Echo Designs including a fun calendar background stamp and some new Letter Seals. Designer Paper created by Ann Vento and Crissy Armstrong which coordinate with all of our holiday rubber stamps. And a new ticket die to make punching out all your ticket sentiments quick and easy!  

The Whimsy DT is holding a new release blog hop to showcase all of these new holiday stamps, papers, and die. Be sure to hop along with us for a chance at prizes and then a grand prize at the end of the hop! Lots of wonderful creations to see and fun to be had! If you are coming from Chris Olson’s Blog you are right on track. Make sure you visit Lori Pachkowsky‘s blog next. She is a prize stop and you could win the Winter Seal set there.

Like I said, I really like the new Peace on Earth set from Whimsy Stamps. For my card, I stamped the candle image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on Natural White Neenah cardstock. The image was cut and embossed with Classic Oval Nestabilities and colored with Copic Markers (Candle: YR21, YR23, YR24, E97,  Wax: YR20, YR21 Flame: YR12, YR14, YR18, Leaves: G21, G24, G28, Ground: E40, E41, E43). I punched a 1” circle out of a Post-It Note, placed the mask over my candle and airbrushed that area with Copic Marker YR20. Next the Nestabilities die was placed over the cardstock and the background was airbrushed with Copic Marker B93.

Natural White Neenah cardstock was cut and embossed with the largest of the Beaded Oval Nestabilities die and sponged first with Fired Brick, then lightly with Walnut Stain Distress Ink. The main image was adhered over the Beaded Oval Nestabilities with dimensionals.

The card base is a 5 ½” x 8 ½” piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock folded in half. The card front was sponged with Aged Mahogany ink.  A 1” x 3 ¾” was adhered vertically over a 3 ¾” x 5” piece of Webster’s Pages Patterned Paper. Both paper pieces were stitched to a 4” x 5 ¼” piece of Neenah Natural White cardstock.

A Mini Mister was filled with a bit of Vintage Photo Distress Ink Refill and water. I spritzed a piece of Natural color Seam Binding until it was completely wet and then added a few drops of Vintage Photo Distress Ink refill directly on the binding. The binding was dried and tied around the paper layers.

A heart was cut and embossed out of Cherry Cobbler cardstock with Nestabilities new Nested Hearts. The heart was sponged with Fired Brick Distress ink. Next the die was placed back over it and the embossed parts were sponged with Walnut Stain distress ink. The entire heart was embossed several times with clear embossing powder.

The sentiment is also from the Peace of Earth set. It was stamped on Neenah Natural White cardstock, cut and embossed with Classic Circle Nestabilities and airbrushed with Copic Marker B93. I pierced a small hole on top of the circle as well as the heart and tied it around the ribbon with gold cord. I used the same gold cord piece to tie a button from my Mom’s collection to the ribbon. Latte Kaisercraft Pearls were adhered to the lower left corner to finish off the card.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day! Hugs and smiles


Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

103 Responses to “Whimsy Stamps Blog Hop”

  1. Wow! This card is gorgeous Beate! Love how the candle “glows” with the background and accent you created. Wonderful coloring and details. A beautiful holiday card. Thank you again for being a part of our hop as a special guest. It’s been wonderful to have you! 🙂

  2. oh wow, such a beautiful and elegant card! hugs Debx

  3. Another beautiful card Beate,you are so talented,thank you for sharing it with all of us.

  4. Hey Beate!! WOW! Your creation is just gorgeous hun!! I love your coloring of this image and your layout rocks!! Thanks so much for joining with us on the Whimsy blog hop with your talent!! HUGS

  5. So beautiful.. I LOVE this creation.. it has a vintagy feel to it too 🙂 thanks for sharing off to the next inspirational blog..for the hop..crossing fingers, toes, and eyes to win.. HUGS

  6. What a beautiful card,love the way you colored it,great papers.

    Grtzz Marjon

  7. Wow Beate, you coloured this image so beautifully! I love the way you set it in an oval and coloured the embossed portions. That makes it look like jewels around it. I also love the glow you achieved from the candle. Awesome design! I’m loving this so much!

  8. Hi Beate, lovely card, great stitching fot that little extra.
    Greetz, Frea

  9. Just Beautiful

  10. What a Beautiful card.. Your coloring is so nice and love what you did with the Nesti frame… Great work 🙂

  11. Beate what a wonderful card! Love the Copic airbrushing and the beaded oval die!
    Beautiful creation! =)


  12. Gorgeous card Monique fab colours
    Anne xx

  13. LOVE the candle stamp, so pretty

  14. Such a delightful scene you have created with this stamp. I like the way you have positioned it on a tablecloth and how the flame glows. Beautiful work!

  15. Your colouration is fab such an elegant creation hugs Pops x

  16. Beautiful! You keep using this nesstie and I have resisted getting it… But man you are knocking them out of the park! Might have to give in. hee hee

  17. lovely card, like this nestie.

  18. beautiful card x

  19. Gorgeous card and love the image.

  20. It’s beautiful. TFS.

  21. I love how you colored this and the nesties that you used.

  22. Love the image and the card. Very beautiful!

  23. This is stunning Beate!! Love the colors, the stamp, and everything!!

  24. What a BEAUTIFUL card! Love the image and layout you’ve used.

    Judi xx

  25. Absolutely gorgeous card!!! Love your beautiful details and coloring. The colors are so pretty together and your beautiful ribbon is perfect!!

  26. Beate, As always your project to just wonderful! I so appreciate the detail you put in your work.
    God bless,
    Peggy Allen

  27. Wow Beate!I love your colors,coloring,paper,and your use of the beaded die!Stunning work!

  28. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!! LOVE your design!

  29. Beate, this is just beautiful!

  30. another Beautiful card. Just lovely.


  31. A gorgeous card, and your image is colored so beautifully! Love your papers, ribbon and pearls too!

  32. This is just as stunning as can be!! Great work with the image, love the shape you have centered it in and I love the sentiment and trims you have used, oh so lush!!
    hugs, stephanne

  33. Wow, what a stunningly beautiful card – love the way you have treated the image mat and your layout is pure perfection!

  34. This is just plain beautiful.

  35. Beautiful card Beate, I love how it’s framed so perfectly within the nesties, and the ribbon is gorgeous too.
    Donna xx

  36. gorgeous times a million!

  37. Very nice colorization.

  38. Stunning card, Beate! Fantastic colours, I love the ribbon.
    Hugs, Vanja

  39. stunning card.
    x laura x

  40. this card is just amazing!

  41. Such a beautiful card.

  42. Beautiful card!! Thanks so much for sharing. “Hugs” Carol

  43. Wow Beate!i love your coloring,paper,colors,and that image!
    Amazing job!

  44. This is stunning! I love the way you used the nesties! :O)


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  45. A very different look to everyone elses creations, brilliant!

  46. Super creation, love the frame shape on your card, stunning!

  47. This card is stunning – the coloring is so rich! I love how you used the nestie frames – it really sets off the image so perfectly. I love the DP on the side too – nice effect!!

  48. Beautiful,vintage,elegant card!
    I love it!

  49. Stunning Beate! Love the candlelight glow. 🙂

  50. Love your card, it’s very traditional and elegant ♥

  51. Elegant card! I love how you used an oval to frame the candle. Beautiful colors.

  52. Love seeing this image from the set…it makes a gorgeous focal point and of course your coloring is always top notch. Love this card and all your details just make it stunning.

  53. I love all of the details in the layers and the way you created the scene. I really like the way you changed the stitching to zig zag in the corner. A small detail that adds so much to the overall card.

  54. Beautiful card! I love the Nesites. Wonderful Blog hop!

  55. this is such a delightful card love the colours

  56. Your coloring of this was so perfect and just so pretty!

  57. I really Love this stamp!! Great job on your project!! TFS!!!

  58. Beate, it’s always such a pleasure to view your work. And this beautiful card is no different. Thanks for always inspiring me to do better.

  59. Beautiful! I love the stitching and clean design.

  60. Hi Beate~~Amazingly Stunning card!!! I just got an airbrush system for my birthday and have to get it out of box and use cuz i love the airbrushed cards!!!
    Blessings of thanks

  61. As always, an absolutely beautiful card.

  62. Absolutely gorgeous Beate!!! Love the details! Beautiful image!

  63. OMGosh!!!! This is gorgeous…..I can’t stop looking at it…..truly majestic….love it…..

  64. Your card is elegant and very classic. Reminds me of an old ‘timey’ Christmas card. Very nice! Linda C

  65. Awesome. Love it.So classy.

  66. Such a beautiful card, Beate and thank you for sharing all the details of how you created it!
    Diane x

  67. Amazing project! You are so talented.
    Hugs xx

  68. So warm Christmas card! Love your creation. The candle image is so pretty!

  69. This card is awesome. The image is beautiful,and I love the colours.
    hugs Dorte

  70. simple elegance but with warmth too, thanks for sharing.

  71. This is simply stunning Beate,your colouring is just gorgeous,Hugs Debbie x

  72. Gorgeous card, Beate! Very elegant! Love the layout and all the pretty details! Perfect Christmas card!

  73. Such a beautiful and elegant card!Thanks for sharing.

  74. Love your card, that’s so elegant!!!

  75. Oh what an elegant Christmas card. So stunning and so beautifully colored. I’ve always loved your work, Beate! hugs, Angela

  76. WOW, just beautiful Beate!!

  77. Gorgeous girl! That image is beautiful and it’s coloured perfectly!!!

  78. the candle is beautiful and the card is very elegant

  79. As always, you do such fantastic work. Just beautiful

  80. Wow this is sooo elegant and gorgeous! i love it! hugz xx

  81. Wow this is soo elegant and gorgeous i love it! hugz xx

  82. This is a beautiful card & you have used lots of techniques to create a fab look xx

  83. Beautiful, great card, love the pretty colors!!


  84. Great cards love the colouring & the use of distress inks

  85. Such a beautiful card – love the colours and layout.
    Love, Andrea xx

  86. So beautiful this card!!
    Hugs Anneke

  87. What a gorgeous card TFS

  88. Such a beautiful card. Love it!

  89. Beate, your work is so gorgeous and the wonderful thing is that you always list how you prepared the card – especially helpful for us newbies. Thank you for sharing.

  90. so beautiful and peaceful. gorgeous card!

  91. So lovely – so simple but oh so elegant – love the colours

  92. Lovely card. Love the stamp.
    Hugs, Rosalee

  93. Loved your card and I viewed your projects with the Grand Nesties…I am trying so hard not to buy the Calibur LOL TFS

    [email protected]

  94. Your colouring is just gorgeous!! :o)

  95. Love it….love it!! :o)
    hugs and xxx

  96. Beautifully done love your colorin on it 🙂
    hugs Nikki C

  97. coloring is awesome.. candle looks real

  98. How beautiful!! I love the coloring on the candle and the warm feel it has!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Anna Banana

  99. Gigantisch schön liebe Beate, ein Hammerwerk *umfall*

    Herzliche Grüße
    von Anke

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