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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.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Whimsy New Release Blog Hop and a Prize Stop!

2nd Post Today - YNS Challenge Click HERE

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


We have 13 fabulous new Whimsy Stamps plus 2 new wonderful dies to show you today! These new goodies are available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites. We also have our wonderful special guests joining us for this hop - Beate Johns, Deb Routledge, Jacque Beddingfield and Elaine Hughes!

The Whimsy Stamps DT have been sneak peeking these fabulous stamps for the past 4 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 rubber stamps and dies being released today:


4 stamps from Crissy Armstrong
Benny & Joon Have Cake ~ Celebrate Big! ~ Tippy By The Tail ~Valerie & Kitty sitting pretty

2 stamps from Meljen's Designs
Rainy Day Duckling ~ Little Puddle Duck

4 stamps from Kenny K
Brooklyn Babe ~ Club Kid ~ Strong Island ~ Let’s Party

3 stamps/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Treasured Moments Tickets ~ Time Flies ~ Spring Letter Seals

2 dies/sets from Raindrop Echo Designs
Banner Pennants Die Set ~ Double Scallop Border Die


The hop starts today (Wednesday March 16th at noon EST) and ends on Wednesday March 23rd at noon EST.

For this hop we have 6 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. Also, we have 4 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 hop creation today I used this adorable image Valerie and Kitty sitting Pretty along with the Times Flies Sentiment Set. I thought It would be great to have sweet Valerie sit on this FABULOUS clock...Hope you enjoy!!



I just love the vintage feel of this FABULOUS new set Time Flies, I felt Valerie looked sooo good in these colors as well :) I used this AWESOME new Bo Bunny Paper Timepiece, it just matches perfectly with is Time Flies Set!!!

I also did a sneak peek earlier this week using this ADORABLE Kenny K Rubber image Club Kid and this fabulous new Ticket Sentiment Set Treasured Moments...... I wanted to share it with those that didn't see my peek card this week....... Hope you Enjoy!


Finally, here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order in case you get lost along the way!!





To start off the hop, I have major candy here for anyone who takes the release badge and posts it on their blog!! Denise is super generous!!! Denise knows there are a lot of stops on our hop and so much to see so she is making the hop well worth your while!!! This does not include just one but several of today's release stamps!! Wow! You don't want to miss it!! To make the hop more fun there is more candy along the way!!! So make sure to leave some love for each of the designers participating in the hop! Here is the photo of stamps and names of the stamps you can win just by linking your name in the linky below.............................





Spring Letter Seals
Treasured Moments Tickets
Celebrate Big
Strong Island
Valerie and Kitty Sitting Pretty
Little Puddle Duck
Lets Party



PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IN THE COMMENT SECTION AND Link in Mr. Linky IN CASE MY MR. LINKY GOES DOWN!!!


Here is the badge for you to post on your blog for a chance to win the candy!!!



Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope everyone enjoys the hop and has a FABULOUS Wednesday, YOUR NEXT STOP ON THE HOP is the VERY TALENTED Jacque




126 comments:

Rhonda Miller said...

I just love your card. What a sweet image. TFS.
I have posted the badge on my blog.

*Vicki* said...

WOWZER!! Sweetie, these are two really gorgeous creations hun!! LOVE the fabby details and colors!! You really ROCKED the images hun!! HUGS

Vanja said...

Beautiful cards, Crystal! Fabulous colouring.
hugs
Vanja

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Your creations are gorgeous my friend!! I just love the clock with sweet Valerie!! The distressing is an awesome touch!! Love your colors and designs!
hugs,
Chris

theCook said...

Love the vintage look of your first card!

Esme said...

Gorgeous card! I love that image!

I've posted the badge on my blog!

Esme x

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Fabulous cards, Crystal! :)

Angel said...

GREAT sets! I LOVE those little ticket sentiments!

kbrandy4 said...

I just love your card Crystal and the image is adorable. Off to continue blog hopping. Hugs Hazel xx

LindaS said...

I love the little girl in front of the watch.
Great giveaway and funny hop.

Lelishna said...

Adorable card!! ♥♥♥

Calypso said...

OMG..I am right there with you...Love the clock...and it's so funny because I've been looking for one to use in a layout I'm workin on...perfect timing. Beautiful cards too....Love the Kenny K digi!

Autumn said...

Fabulous creations, love how different they are! put the badge on my page, thanks for the chance to win!
xxAutumn

Tammy said...

WOW Crystal these are gorgeous!! I absolutely LOVE the colors and vintage feel on your first card! BEAUTIFUL!! Enjoy your day! :)

Mrs Ham said...

Wonderful cards. I posted your badge on my blog

Peggysue said...

Oh I would love to win some of these stamps! Your Kenny K card is gorgeous! I commented earlier on the ducky card.
I put the badge on my blog right up top.
Thanks for the chance to win RS!

Dominique said...

Hello, your cards are wonderful! The stamps are so cute! Thank you for the chance to win. many greets from Austria, Dominique

Peggysue said...

Whoops- that ducky card was on Vicki's blog. ROTFLMBO! All this blurfing can be confusing!!! Just iqnore that duck part. LOL

Angela said...

Oh I love that image with the girl and her kitty! So adorable! The timepiece in the background is fabulous too! Beautiful card hun! hugs, Angela

Tanja said...

Love both of those cards!

essemia said...

What a lovely hop. And your cards are so beautiful.
Love Elzie

Laetitia said...

Bith cards are amazing!! I just love the watch from the Time flies set, and it works really well with the vintage look on your card.
Really like the Kenny K image, and the fab sentiment tickets. Love those!!
I put the badge on my blog!
Have a nice day,
Thank you for the fab inspiration

Beate said...

Both cards look wonderful, Crystal!
Hugs and smiles

Erin... said...

Love them both Crystal!! Gorgeous colors on the first!

Denise said...

Wow, your card is simply wonderful! I love it. I added the badge to my blog too. I would love to win some stamps, use the digi ones all the time.. Denise

Silvie Z said...

Oh Crystal, this is so pretty! I just love your cards, they are really gorgeous! Love the vintage look of the first one and the bright colors of the second one! Wonderful job girl!
Hugs,
Silvie
xx

Lisa Kind said...

Great job on both cards, Crystal! I'm so lovin' the first one! Love the vintage feel and that image is so adorable!

Sherry Kushibab said...

Just joining the hop and can't wait to see all the great creations. Have also posted your badge at the top of my blog.

Anneke said...

Such a beautiful cards Crystal!! They are really gorgeus :)
Hugs Anneke

kimmie_35 said...

Love your card... it's beautiful... have added the badge and link to my blog... Would love to win, stamps look absolutely gorgeous!
Hugs
Kim
x

Mimi said...

Beautiful cards! and gorgeous details! I've posted the badge on my sidebar! ;)

Mariken said...

I love the stamps of Whimsey stamps. And the bloghop is very nice!
Gr. Mariken.

Christina C. said...

Totally adorable...love the precious image!

Marilyn said...

Fab candy & thanks for the chance to win it.

Mina said...

wow Crystal two stunning creations, I love how you used the pocket watch...Im off on the rest of the hop now
Mina xxx

Sonia said...

Hi Crystal
Wow! Absolutely gorgeous cards! I have posted the badge on my sidebar blog. Thanks for a chance to win. Great Blog Hop.
-Sony Rivera
Sonia-Studio60

Patti J said...

Beautiful work, Crystal - wow, wow, wow!!! Great job!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Crystal, my sweet blogging friend, these cards are STUNNING!!! I love how you've combined that sweet little girl with the pocket watch on your first card and your second card.....oh my goodness, fabulous!!! Hugs, Sabrina

*Heart2Heart* said...

Love the time flies set! Beautiful card!
X=

Dawnll said...

I just popped your badge on my blog!
Oh Crystal this is such an adorable creation- the details are amazing.
Thanks for the inspiration

Shelly said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for the chance to win!

Shelly
http://kkinkandme.blogspot.com

Marie-Anne said...

Ohw, those cards are gorgeous!

I've posted the badge on my blog.

Marie-Anne

Cindy Haffner said...

ADORABLE and FUN new release Crystal. I LOVE your SWEET cards.

Helen said...

What a lovely cards you made with the new Whimsy Stamps. Have put the release badge in my sidebar.
Thanks for sharing with us. Regards, Helen

Geri Urumova said...

What a wonderful card, I am very fond of vintage images! Thanks for the chance to win.
Hugs,
Geri Urumova

Deb said...

wow, beautiful cards, love how you aged the background for the clock image and beautiful colours for the second one! hugs Debx

Anki said...

Beautiful work Crystal! Love both of them! Kramis and off to the next blog - Anki

Elizabeth said...

The girl with the kitten is just too cute! So glad I found you!

Deb said...

Great Hop...you are all linked Hugd!

http://debby-paperpearls.blogspot.com/

Donna said...

Wow Crystal, you've created two absolutely beautiful cards. I love how you have Valerie sitting in front of the timepiece...very creative.
hugs
Donna xx

noonuh said...

Both of your cards are amazing, Crystal. Thanks for sharing :)

SemSee said...

Oh WOW sweetie! You ROCKED the Valerie and Timepiece card! Love the vintage feel of it! And I love your KK card too - the colours are so yum and those butterflies are too sweet! Awesome work GF!! Hugs, Sem x

Sharon Keanly said...

Hi honey, sorry I've been MIA for a while... am desperately trying to play catch up and visit my fave people... WOW, your cards are absolutely stunning girlfriend. Just love your little vintage one. Yummy! hugs Sharon xoxox

Rosa-kreattiva said...

ho inserito il badge sul mio blog
http://kreattiva.blogspot.com nella slidebar adverating ciao rosa.kreattiva

Scrapaddict said...

Love your cards! I have posted the badge to my blog. TFS!

ruda said...

The badge is posted.
your cards are beautiful.

Rosamond Crawley said...

Such beautiful cards! I just love these stamps. Thanks for all of the great candy you're giving away! Hope I win some.

Mona E said...

I have posted your bloghop badge in my left sidebar and thanks for the chance to win som sweet candy. Now i am off to visit the other ladies. hugs...mona

Tanya R said...

Oh Crystal! I just Love both but the vintage one has me saying WOW. I can't wait to see your Outlawz card tomorrow!
Hugs
Tanya

Leslie said...

Beautiful cards Crystal what a lovely job you did!

Jacki Randolph said...

Oh my goodness, both are so gorgeous!! Love the yellow n blue combo but my fave is the first one! Girl this is absolutely stunning and gorgeous!!
Hugs sweetie!

Amy Johnson said...

Such cute cards! Love the distressing and all the layers on the first card, and the second card is so sweet and sassy!

lisbeth said...

beautiful cards

Dorothy E said...
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Shirley N said...

Both cards are beautiful! Love your images and colors on both!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

you are just one busy girl! love, love, love the card. colors are fabulous and i love the use of the clock.

LOVED your articles in paper & pixels! you are a star!

hugs :)

Dana said...

Crystal!! Both of these are gorgeous!!! I love them both! I am going to try my darndest to hop along ; )
Hugs~
Dana xx

Kerri said...

WOW, girl, these are FABULOUS!!! I love how you have that pretty girl sitting on the clock and the dp is PERFECT! You know I LOVE your second card. You do such an amazing job with those images!!! Awesome projects, Crystal!

Auntie Em said...

Great cards! Love clocks and tickets! Great to add to so many cards and scrapbook pages. Fun ideas!
Thanks for sharing! :)

You badge is on my blog!

scrappingsomememories dot blogspot dot com/

Jodi said...

Wow!! Crystal! Both of your cards are so gorgeous!! I love all of your details and coloring!!
These new images are adorable!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Trisha said...

Very beautiful creations. Thanks for sharing and I have posted your link on my blog. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com
www.trishacreates.blogspot.com

Marlene said...

Both your cards are precious! Love that vintage-look card!

(Nerdette) Stephanie said...

Such a fun Blog Hop. Loving the new releases the images are adorable.

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Crystal these cards are fab hun! Love the vintage distressed Valerie - perfectly accented with the TIme Flies set. And your Club Kid is super fun! Great papers and accents! :)

Anita said...

Beautiful cards. Thanks for a chance to win this yummy rubber candy.

Nikki said...

Beautiful Card :) love it
hugs Nikki C

kurlygirl said...

So beautiful!

I've got the hop in my sidebar.

http://kurly-q.blogspot.com/

Thanks so much!

alethea said...

YOur cards are just gorgeous!! And your colouring is amazing!! i have posted the badge on my sidebar!! Thanks for a chance to win!!

Joan Ervin said...

OMG, Crystal...both your cards are over the top FABULOUS!!!! The images are both sooo precious and what gorgeous coloring!!! In fact, every little detail is just perfect!!!!

Scrapaddict said...

Great Blog Hop! All the DT creations were just breath-taking!! Fingers crosssed to win. Thanks!

Crafterkhush said...

I love the vintage PP.. Gives a very nice look tot he card...

Annette Bowes said...

STUNNING Cards Crystal! Love your gorgeous layouts and super stitching! Gorgeous colouring as always! Take CareX:)

Kim Y. said...

I love the vintagey feel, Crystal! Fabulous card!

hellerlittle said...

TFS ... I love vintagestyle cards and this is realy wonderfull !!!
Postet the badge on my sidebar, put me in Mr.Linky and now I do fingerscross and hope *lol
CU in blogland hellerlittle

Jenny V. said...

Both cards are beautiful, I esp. love the first card just love the Lo and details to it. I have posted the badge on my blog.

Annika said...

oh my, girl - this is just sooo cute! I never seem to get that wrinkled paper technique quite right. If I do it just looks dirty! Yours looks just goooorgeous!!
Hugs
Annika

Elise said...

Just love your card. It's gorgeous.
I've posted the badge on my blog.

Fifi Folle said...

Lovely cards. Thanks for the chance to win. I have added the badge to my blog. x

Randi WS said...

Fantastic cards Crystal! I especially love the vintage time card, it's really stylish. And the Kenny K images are gorgeous, love the style :)

Hugs, Randi WS

Shime said...

Enjoy blog hope and your card! Thanks for sharing

Lyndi said...

Fantastic cards. Love the vintage one especially
Lxx

Uta said...

Your card is so beautiful. The new Stamps are so fantastic.

Greetings

Elaina said...

I love Valerie and Kitty, such a sweet stamp. I never would have thought of putting her with the watch but it really works. I have posted the badge on my blog and I am off to enjoy the blog hop now.

Natalie Z. *Paselska* said...

Gorgeous card Crystal!!! I love that image!
I've posted the badge on my blog sidebar!
Hugs Natalie xx

Monica said...

Fantastic new stamps. Love your Kenny K card. Great colours.
I hav posted the badge on my blog.

Shauna K said...

such great cards!!! loving that fabulous watch image the the cute tickets on the second card :D

Cheryl said...

Both of your cards are just gorgeous! You did a fabulous job showing off the new images.

bernietom47 said...

Your crads are simply wonderful. I love the first one best.
NO blog yet.
Blessings Bernie
bernietom47 at yahoo dot com

Annelies said...

Gorgeous card! I've posted the badge on my blog . Thanks for a chance to win! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

kathr said...

fabulous cards and great candy...hugs Kath..

Diane said...

Just beautiful. Love the colors you used.

Therese said...

Love your creations - and the images :) Thanks for sharing. Have posted the badge on my blog x

Sondra Krastins said...

What a darling card! I love the BoBunny paper and it is just perfect with these wonderful stamps from Whimsy.
skrastins@earthlink.net

Brenna said...

Can't wait to see what everyone has created with all the new beautiful stuff!! thanks for the chance to win and the badge is now posted on my blog!!
brenna
rbanderson@live.ca

Mary J said...

What a great hop with gorgeous inspiration! Brilliant release!

Nikki said...

Your blog hop was wonderful loved lookin at all the creations they all did a stunning job
hugs Nikki C

Anne said...

Beautiful cards. Thanks for the chance to win!

Tenny Kusuma said...

Started the blog hop from your blog..and my oh my the new release stamps are gorgeous. Your cards are pretty too.
The Blog hop badge is in my blog.
Have a great weekend.

Tenny

Shirley said...

The first card is totally adorable and the second one is pretty and cute too!

sleeplesswonder said...
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sleeplesswonder said...

I am a new follower. I love your cards, they are beautiful. I have the hop bage in my sidebar on my blog. Thanks for having the hop, and thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize.
Hugs,
Melissa D
mkds312@hotmail.com
www.sleeplesswonder.blogspot.com

Gail said...

Hi Crystal... beautiful cards on your blog.
This is my first blog hop and it has been so much fun!
I've posted Whimsy Stamp badge on my blog.

Blessings!

Julye said...

Wow what fab candy and what a way to start off a hop, I agree Denise is extremely generous, thanks for the chance , willpost the badge after I've hopped.

stephanne said...

These creations of yours are spectacular!! I love what you have done with Valerie and the clock set, so stunning and the colours are sensational, wonderful stuff here!!!
hugs, stephanne

Shazza said...

beautiful cards, love the vintage one especially, those papers are lush x

Ronnie said...

Your card is amazing! Cannot wait to visit everyone in the blog hop!!

Mocha-Latte Crafts said...

These are beautiful cards, and I too love the tickets. Thanks for sharing, Tanya R.

Lori said...

Awesome as usual Crystal... but I ESPECIALLY LOVE LOVE LOVE the Vintage beauty you've created - it's stunning girl!!!

Love n hugs,
Lori

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh fabby creations Crystal!

Zora said...

Fabulous colour, and a nice picture.
Its on the sidebar in my blog.

Juliep said...

Love both of your cards. Love the vintage feel of the clock. Great job on your card. I placed the badge on my blog.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Your work is sensational - and so is this new release. So happy I had time to hop with you on this release.

Lisa R said...

Posted the hop on my blog! http://lisaspaperaddiction.blogspot.com/
Love your work, fabulous inspiration. Love the ticket stamps, too cool!

Lisa R said...

Just finished the hop! Great inspiration, love the new releases! http://lisaspaperaddiction.blogspot.com/

Lila said...

Love your colors and designs

Diana Sears said...

I love them!!!! very cute. I loved the way you used the clock in the background.


diana s
hurst tx