Oct 3, 2012

Cute little Holly and a Facebook giveaway

Hello and happy wednesday! Hope you are enjoying your week so far!

Before I get to my card, I'd like to let you all know about a little Whimsy Stamps "Facebook giveaway" to celebrate 2000" likes".
 All you have to do is "like" Whimsy Stamps page on facebook, then leave a comment on their giveaeway post over there, to be entered into the drawing. One very lucky winner will receive a rubber stamp from whimsy's Elisabeth Bell collection. 
And if you'd like to add me as a friend, you can do so by clicking here.
I created a new facebook account just for my hobby and am posting all my card there as well.


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 I made this card using one of the new September stamps from Whimsy Stamps.

This cutie is called "Holly" and it's from the Wee Stamps collection.


I colored her using my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils and then some copics for the skin tones.
I used  papers from my stash, not sure who makes them, but they came from a 6x6 paper pack that I purchased last year.


The sentiment is from the september release too, from the set "Holiday Notables 2". I cut it out using the notables 2 die, and then layered it onto the new "Snowflakes notable 2 die.

I embellished with some ribbon, a couple layered snowflakes using the Whimsy Stamps layered snowflake die, and a MS punch, and to finish it off I added some glitter. Oh, and the flourishes that you can see by the snowflake are made with one of Whimsy Stamps' leafy corner dies.

I hope you liked my card. If you'd like to see some more new Whimsy cards created with the sept. stamps, then stop by the Whimsy Stamps inspirations blog!

I am entering my card to the following challenges:
Thank you again for stopping by! I hope you are enjoying the rest of the day. I have lots of cleaning to do since I had to work until late last night, and hubby and the kids like to leave a mess for me clean up on the days that I work :-) Good thing I only work part time!


15 comments:

  1. What a fabolous sweet card Ellie!!
    XXX Heidy

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  2. Lovely, Hugs,. Brittany, xx
    http://mymagnoliacardsbybrittany.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. I love that Holly paper Ellie and you have coloured the image so prettily to match perfectly.

    B x

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  4. Such a beautiful card, I love the sweet image and the gorgeous colours

    Sue

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  5. aww, cute! an adorable image that is coloured beautifully and i love the papers, die cuts and glitter.

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  6. Ooh Ellie, she is soo sweet!! A really beautiful card girl :)
    Hugs Anneke

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  7. Adorable image. Awesome shading. I'm in awe of your colring. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

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  8. Hey sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous :0)) Hugs Pops x

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  9. Very pretty card. Lovely coloring and great details. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week.

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  10. Such a pretty image and card! Love the background paper you used and the sparkle on her wings!

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  11. beautiful card thanks for sharing with us at 2 sisters good luck with the challenge Tracy x

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  12. This is the sweetest little girl and you did a fantastic coloring job. Love all the elements, and the paper looks very familiar. Thanks for sharing this, and I liked Whimsy, sent you a FB friend request. Hugs

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  13. Adorable image and your coloring is superb! Thank you for joining us this week at Holly Jolly!

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  14. Love the details on your card and you did such a great job coloring! Thanks for playing along with my Amusing Challenges and I hope you'll check out the winners - and get your free Fight Like a Girl stamp set for Breast Cancer Awareness month!

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  15. Love how you've colored this sweet image, and the combination of blue and green colors looks great! You've made such a pretty card!

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