Hello and welcome to Day one of Whimsy Stamps November Rubber & Die Release Showcase!

First of all I want to wish all my American readers a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope you have a wonderful day with your family. Let me just tell you how thankful I am for all my readers. It still boggles my mind that so  many of you subscribe to my blog. I am extremely thankful for all of you and LOVE it when you let me know what you think about my creations.

On Wednesday (21 November) Whimsy Stamps released this month’s new rubber designs, Shapeology dies, Whimsy Designer Paper packs, Shape EZ templates and *new* Whimsy Prints pre-coloured toppers. From then until 27 November 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.

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 28 November.

For my card today I used Crissy’s darling new Snow Fairy Princess. It was stamped inTuxedo Black Memento Ink on Neenah Solar White cardstock that had been cut and embossed with the smallest Spellbinders™ Grand Circles Nestabilities®. The image was colored with Copic Markers (Dress: BG11, BG13, BG15, BG18, N0, N1, N3     Wings: BG10, BG11, BV0000, BV000     Skin: E97, E99, E09, E18    Skin: E50, E21, E34), masked and sponged first with London Fog, then a bit with Toffee Crunch Memento inks.

The edges of the circle were inked with VersaMark ink, sprinkled with Sticky Embossing Powder, heated and Martha Stewart Sterling Glitter was added over it. Little dots were added with a white gel pen.  Subtle sparkle was added with a clear spica pen, more sparkle was added to the wings with Frost Smooch Glitz.

A sentiment from the new Snowflake Mini Letter Seals was stamped in Turquoise Gem VersaMagic Ink on white cardstock and embossed with iridescent ice embossing powder and cut and embossed with a Standard Circle die. It was adhered to the image layer with foam adhesive squares.

The card base was created as a Twisted Easel card, cut and embossed out of Neenah Solar White cardstock with the smallest of the Grand Decorative Circle Nestabilities dies. A piece of Whimsy Winter Blues Patterned Paper was cut with the smallest Grand Circle Nestabilities die,  the edges were sanded and adhered to the inside of the card.

Solar White cardstock was cut and embossed with the three smallest Create-a-Flake Four Shapeabilities® dies. The snowflake pieces were covered with the Emboss It Dabber. Sticky embossing powder was added, heated and the snowflakes were covered with Sterling Glitter.  They were stacked together with foam adhesive squares and topped with a Queen & Co Twinkle Goosebumps.  The sparkly snowflake was adhered to the bottom of the inside of the card. Part of a Finesse Rhinestone Swirl was adhered to the snowflake. Rhinestones from a Sleek Strip Silver Rhinestone were added to the card front to finish off the card.

To take a peek at today’s fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below…

Ann Vento
Deb Routledge – Special Guest
Debbie Eastman
Michele Roos – Special Guest
Sylvia Blum

Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favorites.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving day!
Hugs and smiles

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.

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