Whimsy Stamps August Release Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome to the Whimsy Stamps August new rubber and die release BLOG HOP!

On August 10th, Whimsy Stamps released their August rubber designs and new dies. Today we are hosting a blog hop to celebrate this release and to share creations made using these 15 fabulous new Rubber Stamps and 3 wonderful new Shapeology Dies. These new goodies are available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites.


You can also find all the Whimsy Stamps rubber and dies over at Quixotic Paperie! ***

I’m thrilled once again to be among the wonderful special guests joining this hop, the others being Zoe McGrath, Alberto Gava and Iwona “Chupa” Palamountain.

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 new August release rubber stamps and dies:

3 stamps from Crissy Armstrong
Bart Goes Golfing ~ Butterfly Sympathy ~ Hang In There

4 stamps from Meljen’s Designs
Cupcake Treat Trio ~ Monkey Toes ~ Pen Pal Mouse ~ Topsy Turvy Cake

4 stamps from Kenny K
Bathing Beauty ~ Buggin Drummer ~ Wanda Wicked ~ Wedding Garter

4 stamp sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Bottle Cap Sentiments ~ Film Markers ~ Schoolyard Fun ~ Vintage Seed Packets

3 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Elegant Butterflies Die Set ~ Bottle Cap Die (coordinates with Bottle Cap Sentiments stamp set) ~ Film Marker Die (coordinates with Film Markers stamp set)

Today is also the release of the second edition of the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine! The magazine features never before seen samples and tutorials from our DT members as well as some creations from our customers and fans too! This issue is crammed full of crafty goodness and best of all it’s FREE! Just click the link below and you will be taken to the magazine where you can read it online or download it and save to your computer.

CLICK HERE to view the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine Issue 2

If you would like to hop along with us today and you didn’t arrive from IRIS’ blog, please CLICK HERE to return to the beginning of the hop at Zoe’s blog.

The hop starts today (Wednesday August 17th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday August 24th at noon EST.

For this hop we have 7 different prize draws! We have not one but TWO grand prize draws, so two lucky hoppers will win a large selection of new release stamps. Grand Prize 1 will be for those who help us advertise the hop, and Grand Prize 2 will be for those who hop along with us. We also have 5 mini candy stops throughout the hop where you can enter to win a new release stamp! I’m not going to tell you where they are, so if you haven’t found them you’ll just have go back to the beginning and start hopping! *wink*

For my blog creation I used the gorgeous BATHING BEAUTY from the new Kenny K stamp release (available in the UK at Quixotic Paperie).  Isn’t she fabulous?

Whimsy Stamps - available at www.quixoticpaperie.co.uk

I also used Whimsy Stamps – Good Life Ticket Sentiments and the Whimsy Shapeology Ticket Die (available in the UK at Quixotic Paperie).

Coloured with Copic Markers on Make it Colour Blending Card.  The gorgeous chipboard embellishments are of course Make It Crafty – Hawaiian Beach Lasercut Chipboard.  The designer papers are from the yummy Authentique “Splendid” 6×6 pad.

So now it’s time for you to continue the hop by hopping over to ANNIKA’S BLOG.

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

Zoe McGrath
Patricia Garcia
Crissy Armstrong
Minna Paajanen
Simonne Clay
Alberto Gava
Iwona “Chupa” Palamountain
Donna Smith
Lori Pachkowsky
Debbie Eastman
Erin Bailey
Marley van der Heijden
Stephanne Maraver
Ann Vento
Iris Wiechmann
Elaine Hughes
Annika Ryan

Thank you so much for hopping with us today and I hope you enjoy the new release!

64 thoughts on “Whimsy Stamps August Release Blog Hop!

  1. Annika

    Whoa… me likey!! The skin looks so gorgeous – soft and luminous and totally real.
    And me likey them corners! Real cool layout too – I like how you have left one layer “hanging out”!

  2. Shazza

    Elaine this is gorgoeus, I have ordered the ticket die and sentiment set after seeing the last card you used them on. Now I want those papers too!!!!!

  3. Kathy

    Amazing card Elaine!! I just love your coloring and I can stare at it all day!!! Those laser die cuts are stunning and match beautifully!

  4. Crissy Armstrong

    Absolutely gorgeous Elaine. But then do you ever create something that isn’t eye popping wonderful — nope!! I love your layout design too, the way you used the background floral dp angled like that. Cool!

  5. Leanne

    Hi Elaine,
    I love this vintage Hawaiian card! That floral paper is gorgeous and those tickets are awesome! The chipboard is gorgeous and your coloring is beautiful. Love your creation!! TFS!

  6. Astrid G

    Gorgeous card is this, realy summer. Hopes the sun can see this card, perhaps he will do it again sometime.
    Hugs Astrid

  7. Starla B

    This is absolutely gorgeous. I love everything about it. The colors, the paper, those fabulous tickets, and those lovely chipboard embellies! Fabulous!

  8. Chris Olsen

    Beautiful Work Elaine!! Wish I looked that good! LOL! Your coloring is over the top! Missed joining you all for the hop…you have all done stunning work!

  9. corry

    hallo elaine
    wat een geweldige kaarten kan je maken zo prachtig papier en zo verschrikkelijk mooi ingekleurd,dit zijn kaarten waar je na blijft kijken:-))
    groetjes van corry


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