Saturday, December 3, 2011

Whimsical Designs Stamp Release Blog Hop!

Hello everyone and welcome to the Whimsical Designs Stamp Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Stephanie then you are in the right place! If you just happened to come visit, then you will want to start at the begining at Whimsical Designs so you won't miss anything. Here is my project:



First off I have to tell you that these pictures do NOT do this card justice. No matter how hard I tried I could not get the pictures to show it's true beauty! :(   I cut the snowflakes from Winter Lace. The big one and it's layer was cut at 4 inches and the smaller one was cut at 1.35 inches. I pop dotted the big layer to the mat and layered the small snowflake on top and added a snowflake brad to the center. I embossed the background with the Cuttlebug Snowflakes folder and inked around the edges. The sentiment is stamped from Whimsical Designs Snow Much Fun set....isn't that a gorgeous sentiment? I also inked around the edges of the mat and pop dotted that to the card. I hope you liked my card and thanks for hopping with us today!
I'm sure you want to see the new stamps, so here they are!!! All of these wonderful sets are now for sale in the Whimsical Designs Shop!



These are such WONDERFUL stamps! They have such a great variety of sentiments and the fonts are ADORABLE! I can't tell you how impressed I am with them.

BLOG CANDY
Since I am SO excited for the new stamp release and I am almost at 500 followers, I am giving away

Please be a follower of my blog and leave a comment under this post. I will choose a winner on Tue. Dec. 6th and on Wednesday Dec. 7th, I will post it with my Whimsical Wednesdays DT post. I can only ship to the US...sorry.

GRAND PRIZE


One random winner will get a prize pack that will include One Whimsical Designs Stamp Set of their choice, two Stampin' Up ink pads (Black and Chocolate Chip), one medium sized acrylic stamp block from Stampin' Up and one pack of Stampin' Up White Card Stock. In order to be eligible for the grand prize they must become a follower of the Whimsical Designs blog and leave a comment on all the Whimsical Designers blogs under their hop post.

For extra chances to win the grand prize

1. Advertise the Whimsical Designs Blog Hop Stamp release on Facebook and go to the Whimsical Designs blog and leave a comment that you did

2. Blog about the Whimsical Designs Stamp Release Blog Hop and leave a comment at the Whimsical Designs Blog saying that you did.

You must include the links to the post in your comment.

 Your next stop is the wonderfully talented Cindy! Have a great day and have fun hopping!

28 comments:

joni said...

Stunning Gigi!!! Wow, I totally understand about the photo not giving it justice! It's absolutely beautiful!!! Love how elegance of it...Awesome job my friend!
hugs,
joni

Margie said...

Very pretty, Gigi! Love how the metallic makes the top layer pop! The embossed background is the perfect background to showcase the big snowflake. PS....looks very familiar :)

DonnaMundinger said...

Well, I just can't imagine how it could be any more beautiful! Fabulous, hon! I'm a new follower, but I thought I already was one. Well, one more and you've reached 500. WooHoo! xxD

Sherrie K. said...

Gorgeous card Gigi!! I LOVE the metallic paper:) Wow, awesome Christmas card anyone would love to receive!
Congrats on your 500 followers...I am a happy follower:) thanks or a chance!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Trisha said...

Beautiful card, Gigi. Love the white and silver and the sentiment. Your snowflake is lovely. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Kate said...

Your card is Beautiful Gigi.

Hugs,
Kate

Nanne said...

Love Love love your card Gigi.. that snowflake is beautifully created, with all the layers and check out that embossing, plus I love the way you did the sentiment.. Brilliant!!
hugs
Nanné

Pat N. said...

That's a beautiful card, Gigi! I'm a current follower; thanks for the chance to win your great giveaway! And congrats for reaching 500!!!--Pat N.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So pretty! Love the great snowflake and inking! Congrats on your followers, I'm already one!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Melissa said...

Gorgeous as also GiGi, have been a follower for a while now!!

mzcherub at gmail dot card!

cricutalltime said...

its so beautiful.love the inking on the embossing.you will reach those 500 follwers soon.tfs

Becky Dunham said...

Oh Gigi! This is so gorgeous! I can tell that the camera is not doing it justice! Would love to see the real thing! I am just loving these new stamps from Stephanie - so many fabulous sentiments and great fonts too :) Thanks so much for sharing and for the chance to win that fun cart!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

shelly said...

oh so beautiful gigi dont ya just hate when the camera and lighting just dont cooperate :) everything about your card is just perfect :) great job!

smyiow said...

Your card is so elegant! I love it! You did a fabulous job!

my-o-scrappin.blogspot.com
smmyiow@gmail.com

Stephanie said...

This is stunning! I know how you feel about the camera not doing it justice, I feel like that all the time. There is such beautiful details on here..the embossing, the little snowflake brad:) Perfect sentiment for your card too:) Thanks for everything, you rock!

Georgiana said...

What a super stunning snowflake. Love the silver shadow. Thanks for offering a great giveaway. I do not own this cart, but sure would like to.

Hope you will stop by when you get a chance to see my new cards.
Georgiana
Carson's Creations
coachfans at cox dot net

Sandy from Ukiah said...

I think it turned out just beautiful.

Karen H said...

Oooh Gigi, I love this!!! It's simply stunning. A layered snowflake with additional dimension? Exquisite! I love the sparkly white layer and the almost steely-blue together. So super elegant. I LOVE that snowflake brad! The embossed background is so stunning with this card, especially since you made the design stand out. And of course... that lovely sentiment. *Dreamy sigh* I love this card. It is a pleasure being on this wonderful team with you, my friend! :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Cindy said...

Hi Gigi,This card is GORGEOUS!FANTASTIC job with all the great details and LOVE the big snowflake,the embossing and colors are AMAZING too!!SUPER SUPER job with Stephanie's stamps :)

maggie klein said...

Beautiful card.Understated and elegant,nice work!

Betsy said...

WOW! So beautiful!! Simple, yet so elegant. Love the papers you've used, and that snowflake cut is gorgeous!
Thanks for the chance to win!!!

Wendy (aka Roo) said...

Wow, GiGi..your card is Beautiful!!! Very elegant, I the love the embossed snowflakes & you're right the sentiment is perfect!!! Gorgeous
card !!!
Puppy Hugs,
Wendy

mbchoj said...

It must be beautiful in person.
great job.
mbchoj at aol dot com

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

THis is so pretty, and I bet you are right that it is even more stunning in person! I love this cut and the emobossed background! And who could roget the sentiment?! Love them! Thank you so much and congrats on almost 500!
Lisa
lisascreativeniche at gmail.com

Indy said...

Wow! I wish I could see this in person because it's wonderful!

Kathy Salido said...

Wow GiGi,
This card is truely gorgeous!! I may have to scraplift this one :)
Kathy
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

*Star said...

What a beautiful card! I love all the dimension and Stephanie's sentiment is so pretty. Tfs and have a great day. :)

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