I am excited to be sharing the fabulous news that Whimsy Stamps is releasing a new range of digi stamps, digi sentiments AND digi papers, just in time for the festive season. Plus the great news is, they will continue to have a new release on the 1st of every month!
How adorable are these images, illustrated by the beautiful and talented Crissy Armstrong?
I thought it would be fun to create a scene featuring the snowman – N’ice Friends 2 – and I added the fence and pine trees in the background.
One of the best things about digital stamps is the ability to be able to flip, rotate and resize them to your hearts content but my favourite thing is merging them with other images to build a special scene. It is so much easier to build a scene on the computer than to mask traditional rubber stamps.
And if you need a card for a birthday tomorrow…
well you can buy and print the perfect digital stamp in minutes!
I of course coloured my scene using Copic markers.
I coloured the snowman with
Body: 0, BG10, BG11, BV02, BV31, C3, YR07
I thought it would be fun to add a pattern to his scarf so I started by drawing the lines with
G94, YG97 & R05 and then I added the shading over the top using W3, W5 & W7
His hat was coloured with the same greens and I added some stickles at the end for the sparkle.
Birds: R05, R27, R29 / C3
The rest of the background colours are as follows:
Fence: E31, E35, E15, E29 / W3, W5
Snow: 0, BG10, B21, BV31, BV02, YR21, C5
Trees: YG41, YG45 / wash of C2, C3, C5
Once I had finished colouring the image I cut it to size using the
Small Rectangle stitched frame from Lawn Fawn.
Then using VersaMark ink, I stamped the ‘Falling Snow’ background stamp right over the image twice, and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. If there were any dots in a place I didn’t like, I simply brushed the dry powder off with a brush before melting it.
I thought it would be fun to match the word ‘happy’ with the pattern on the scarf, so using the same colours I added the lines across the main word.
To help it stand out, I coloured the bottom layer with black and when it was all glued into position I added glossy accents over the top.
I mounted everything to a standard size card using ‘fun foam’ to support the scene
and make sure it was stable through the post.
Now it’s time to PARTY!
The Whimsy Digi Divas are showing off their gorgeous cards for you over the next two days, November 1st and 2nd so be sure to visit each blog to see what magic each Diva has cooked up. Your eyes will bug out of your head and your jaw will hit the floor. You’ve been fairly warned. Jussayin!
After you have hopped, jump on over to the FaceBook PARTY where we will
be playing games and giving away prizes!
Here’s the Hop List
Zoe <– Me
After you’ve been through the hop, be sure to head on over to the Face Book Party
for a chance to win some ‘Whimsy-cal’ prizes. teehee
Big Aussie Squeezes
I used the following products in my project