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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Whimsy Sneak Peeks Start Today!

Good Morning Everyone Happy Friday!!!! Today is the first day of Sneak Peeks at Whimsy Stamps, WOOHOO!!! Today I am sharing a creation with you using the BRAND NEW image Valerie's Spring Rain in the Crissy Armstrong Collection that will be available for purchase on February 9th. Isn't she just the SWEETEST and perfect for those Spring cards????

I also used these BRAND NEW Postage Stamps Sentiments in the Raindrop Echo Collection that will be Available on February 9th as well.. Guess what?? There is a matching die for these FANTASTIC sentiments..WOOHOO I love things that match!! This will also be available on our release day!!! Oh my you won't want to miss this release!!! Hope you enjoy my creation today!!!

For my creation I used two different pads of My Minds Eye Designer Paper, and My Minds Eye matching Felt Scalloped Ribbon. I just LOVE these colors, it totally reminds of of Spring :)

There are many more ladies with Sneak Peeks Today showcasing more NEW products, to see a full list stop by the Whimsy Inspirational Blog.

I am also entering these in the following challenges

Phindy's Place - Embossing

Sew Many Cards - Anything Goes

Stampin With the Dragon - Anything Goes

Totally Papercrafts - Friendship

Southern Girls - Dry Embossing

For Fun Challenges - Spring or Winter

Paper Take Weekly - Anything Goes

ScrapCreations - Friendship

Tuesday Throwdown - Stitching

ABC Challenge - N is for Nesties

Thanks so much for stopping by today I hope everyone has a FABULOUS Friday!!!

Here's The Recipe

Image - Whimsy Stamps Valerie's Spring Rain - Stamped in Momento Ink and Colored with Copics

Copic Colors - E21, E02, E00, E000, R20, W3, W1, W00, R00, R32, R11, Y11, Y12, Y15, E35, E34, E33, BG00, BG23

Sentiments - Whimsy Stamps Postage Stamps - Stamped in Pigment Ink and Heat Embossed

Paper - My Minds Eye, Whisper White

Accessories - Sewing Machine, Twine, Bling, CB Embossing Folder, Nesties, My Minds Eye Ribbon, Postage Stamp Die Available Soon at Whimsy Stamps


Cassie said...

Hey Crystal! Your card is just darling! You always have the best details, and your springy colors make me happy. Such a cute image too :D

Kristine said...

LOVE this card Crystal!! That image is sooo sweet, and I also love those embossed stamp thingies in pink and yellow. Very Cheery! =)

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh I need that postage die, FABULOUS!!

Patricia Garcia said...

Crystal what a super cute card, love your colors and those stamp sentiments are just perfect!! Loving this image!!


Anneke said...

OOh Crystal, this is really cute!!
Hugs Anneke and have a great weekend :)

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

She is super sweet, darling layout springy colors!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Awwww, Crystal, my friend, this is way to sweet for words!!! I love those fun papers and your amazing coloring!! Have a fabuloous weekend!! Hugs, Sabrina

raindropecho said...

Wow, Crystal! I soooo love this. Love the fun colors, the wonderful image, and the way that you've used those postage stamps. So great!!

- Ann

Mel X said...

Crystal I love your card. The colouring is so special, does feel springlike - if only the weather would match it lol. Hope your safe and warm hunny, I saw on Sky last night how the US is taking a battering of snow - brrrrr!

Mel X

Heike said...

Wow Crystal, your card is wonderful and the image is sooo sweet. Lovely coloring.

Big Hugs

Have a nice weekend

Jodi said...

Oh what a cute and sweet card this is!! I can't wait for the postage die!!
Jodi =)

Vanja said...

Hi Crystal! This is beautiful! I love the layout, you coloured the image beatifully and I love the postage die.


Tammy said...

Awww Crystal this is so, so sweet! I LOVE that image! fantastic soft colors and details! Have a great weekend!

Chrissy said...

What a sweet gorgeous card.I love this.

Deb said...

it is so beautiful Crystal, love how you used the postage stamps on this! Such pretty colours too, hugs debx

Maria Matter said...

this is really pretty Crystal!! I like these color and this new image is darling!!!
enjoy your weekend!
hugs & blessings

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh crystal...... an absolute stunner!!! my face stays thin because of you! your creations are always jaw-dropping to me. wow GF!!!

hugs :)

marilynprestonn said...

Just soooo darling image Crystal. Love the fun postage stamps senties! You sure make darling even more darling! :)Peggy

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is darling Crystal!! I just love your coloring of the image and how you used the stamps! Gorgeous layout girl!!! Awesome details!

Amy Johnson said...

This is just too cute! Love those postage stamp images!

Tenia Nelson said...


Helen Dooley said...

How adorable! Thanks so much for playing along on For Fun this week. Good Luck!

Payne Holler Cards said...

love these papers and the postage embossed images! very nice
thanks for entering in our Phindy Place Challenge (-:

Ellie said...

This is so beautiful Crystal. Love those fun and cheerful colors. The postage stamps look fabulous!!

Tine said...

Hi Crystal. Fabulous card and your embossing shows up so well on the photo too. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.
Tine :)

Marie said...

What a wonderful card. Great colour combo and colouring. Thanks for playing with us over at For Fun this week.
Love n hugs

Iris said...

This is fantastic Crystal!!! What a happy card!!! Love it!


America said...

Crystal, this image is absolutely ADORABLE!!!! FAB Colors! Great card.

Dorcas said...

Oh Crystal this card is TOO precious! Its lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at Phindy's this week!

Kerri said...

This image is soooo CUTE!!! Oh and I just love the new postage die and set! Such a darling card, girlie!!! Have a wonderful weekend:)

downrightcrafty said...

What a gorgeous creation and it is lovely of you to share your pretty work with us at Stampin With The Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

aqualeiga said...

Crystal, I simply adore this've created a beautiful card, thank you so much for sharing it with us over at the 'For Fun' challenges this week.

Hugs, Ali (DT)

Diane said...

Awwww!!! Precious image!!
Lovely card Crystal,as always!!

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww adorable card, beautiful colouring,lovely papers & design,sue,x

Love crafts forever said...

This is very lovely card. Thanks for playing with us at Stampin With The Dragon
Hugs Nataliya.

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Oh Crystal, I just LOVE this!!! So beautiful. Makes me so happy looking at it!!

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhhh what a stunner Crystal. Your new postage stamps look FAB in the contrasting colours!!

Kathy said...

So pretty and springy, love the embossed postal stamp sentiments, very cool. Thanks for playing along at Phindy's Place this week.

Dawn B. said...

This is so sweet Crystal.. I love her loving look.. Great job on this card.

Joan Ervin said...

How cute, Crystal...the little girl is adorable and I am always blown away by your gorgeous coloring!!!!!

sallysbitz said...

Beautiful card Crystal, you have coloured the image in perfectly and loving the layout too x

Thanks for joining us @ For Fun Challenges.

hugs sally x

Anonymous said...

Very cute card. I love it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Dragon Design.

Julie said...

Such a great card,,great embossing too,thanks for sharing this with the Southern Girls. Hope you've had a good weekend,Julie.x

Pauline said...

A beatufiful creation! Thanks for sharing with us at For Fun!

Chris said...

WOW! Such a beautiful card Crystal, I love your colouring and design and all the wonderful details you've included, so perfect and makes me feel like spring is just around the corner. Hugs, Chris :)

Anonymous said...

AWW!! This is so precious!! I love the embossed images and your coloring is so gorgeous!! Beautiful job sweetie!! HUGS

Marlene said...

How cute is this?!!!

Patricia St Martin said...

your image is so cute. I just love it. Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges. We always love seeing your creations. Good luck on the challenge.
Hugs, Patricia

Basement Stamper said...

cute, love the papers you used on this card. thanks for joining us at Going Grey with Scrap-creations.

Anne said...

What lovely spring colours and those postage stamps are great.
Thank you for joining us and taking the Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll join us again this Friday!

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

That is just the most adorable image. Just love all your details and the colours. Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges.

paperfun said...

Sweet image and beautiful card.

Thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges.


Scrappy Rat said...

Cute card! I'm a huge fan of kitties! :) Thanks for participating in this week's For Fun Challenge!

Randi WS said...

Lovely card Crystal,
love the bright colors and all the stitching ;)

Randi WS