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Happy Spring Whimsy Friends!

Hello crafty friends,

We hope the winter months have passed and it’s finally warming up where you live. The grass is greening, the trees all have buds, and some of the spring flowers are blooming here. It’s definitely feeling like Spring and boy were we ever ready!

The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, the bulky coats are making their way to the back of the closet…and we here at Whimsy Stamps have been working hard to bring you another brand new issue of the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine!

Our Issue 12 is filled with wonderful Spring and Summer themed creations as well as a fun retro theme section and an enchanted section for all those fairy lovers out there. And we introduce you to our newest artist Monika Martinson along with our usual beyond cards and tutorials sections to get your creative juices flowing. We hope you will find this latest issue inspiring.

We are happy to present to you an issue with tons of tips and tutorials (we know you love those) and as always, bountiful inspiration using the wide variety of products offered by Whimsy Stamps. Denise has been busy recruiting some new artists including Moma’s Collection (rubber) and Scrapper’s Delight (digital). Please welcome these talented ladies to the Whimsy family!

Thank you for allowing us to be part of your crafting time. We enjoy sharing these publications with our many readers. - Denise

We hope that you enjoy this issue and walk away with the inspiration for ideas to start crafting your own one-of-a-kind creations! - Ann

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product focus ● March and April 2013 new releases ● Whimsy Rewind ● Digi Highlights ● Sentimental Stamping ● Shape EZ templates

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New Release Our artists have done it again! We have oodles of new image stamps, sentiment sets, dies, and papers for all kinds of crafting projects. Here’s just a sampling of some of the new items you can find in the Whimsy Shop.

Card created by Lori Pachkowsky; Whimsy Stamps Products: Tuffy's Gift, Everyday Button Sentiment; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: DCWV The Pet Stack; Embellishments: Button, twine, Tim Holtz Film Strip; Tools: Circle Cutter, Atyou Spica brown glitter pen for doodling Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Janette Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Lil Jack and Bobbin Seaside Dreaming, Friends and Family Mini Postage, Wave Border-Raindrop Echo Designs; Paper: Papertrey Ink Cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: MementoBlack, Copic: Skin-E11, E00, E000, R02, Hat-E31, YR30, Boat-C3, C00/E33, E31, Hair-E29, E25, ShirtBG53, BG000, Overalls-B45, B41, B60 Rocks-E43, E41, E40, YG91, Sea/SkyBG11, BG10. Airbrush Clouds-BG49; Embellishments: Bling Strip-Recollections; Flower, Bling, Twine, Cheese Cloth-Stash; Tools/Other: Dimensional Squares, Cuttlebug, Martha Stewart Corner Rounder, Bev Rochester’s Cloud Template, Copic Airbrush system.

Card created by Lori Pachkowsky Whimsy Stamps Products: Little Baby Dragon; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: DCWV; Embellishments: Crochet Flowers, gems, Sticker Sentiment, ribbon, safety pin; Tools: Circle Cutter, Close to My Heart Autumn Terracotta ink for sponged edges, stickles.

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Project created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: Sweet Froggies; Papers: scrap from stash, green cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic; Embellishments: mulberry paper flowers, Stickles, ribbon, burlap string; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: Ovals, Bubble Gum Balls, Ball Jar

Card created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: Skippy & Bobbin, Sentiment from Sweet Froggies; Paper: Fancy Pants, pink and kraft cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic: E0000000-00-11 R20-00, E37-34-33-31-30, E5051-53-55, BG57-53-11-000, R85-83-81 RV00-000, YG25-21; Embellishments: mulberry paper flowers, Stickles, ribbon, buttons, pearls, pearl bread; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: banner die, Labels 8 dies, decorative elements labels 8 die, corner rounder punch Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: Flower Fairies, Fairy Fantasty Circle Postmarks, Fancy Circle Die, Corner Dies Set; Paper: Basic Grey , purple and white cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic: B00-000-0000, BV02-0000, E35-13 YR21 Y23-0000, E11-00-000-0000 R21-00, YR07-02, YG95-91; Embellishments: mulberry paper flowers, Stickles, ribbon, rhinestones, burlap string, charm; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: Splendid circles die, circle die

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Card created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe; Whimsy Stamps Products: Sweet Froggies; Papers: scrap from stash, green cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic; Embellishments: mulberry paper flowers, Stickles, ribbon, burlap string; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: Ovals, Bubble Gum Balls, Ball Jar

Card created by Melissa Andrew; Whimsy Stamps products: Kenny K Hot Doctor, Dandelion Border Die, Whimsy Paper New Beginnings; Papers: Card stock: Bazzill Avalanche White and Tropical Blue, Light Pink; Tools/Other: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Prima Crystals, SP & Company Sentiment, Sizzix Big Shot Die Machine

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Whimsy Rewind Our designers have created some new ways to use some of our past release products. We hope you will find inspiration and new ideas for using your Whimsy favorites.

Card created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: Playful Kitten, Corner Dies Set, Sentiment from UK Magazine; Paper: Whimsy Romance , pink and kraft cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic: B21 - 24 - 26, RV0000 - 00 - 10, R81 - 83 - 85 - 89, T3, E30 - 31 - 33 - 35, E50 - 51 – 53, YG91 - 93 - 95, N0 - 1 - 3 - 5 - 7, C00 - 1 - 3; Embellishments: mulberry paper flowers, Stickles, ribbon, rhinestones, burlap string; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders dies, Marianne Design dies Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Lori Pachkowsky; Whimsy Stamps Products: Love me Do; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: Anna Griffin; Embellishments: Rose Embroidered ribbon and ruffled rose ribbon, lace, twine, heart charm, pearls, Anna Griffin sentiment sticker; Tools/Other: Vintage photo for distressed edges, heart template.

Card by Lori Pachkowsky Whimsy Stamps Products: L'il Bells Snack Time, Friendship Notables; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: Basic Grey, Prima; Embellishments: Flowers, pearls, pearl sticker brads, lace, twine, ribbon; Tools/Other: Leaf Punchy, star dust stickles, Spellbinders Grand Labels

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Card by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Lock And Key Die Set, Lady Victoria; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Memento, Copic Markers; Papers: Design Papers- Basic Grey, Card Stock- American Crafts, Kraft Paper- PTI; Embellishments: Flowers, Fancy Trim, Pearl Sprig- My Stash, Glitter- Ranger, Crackle accents-Gallery Glass; Tools: Sewing Machine, Cuttle Bug

Card created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Jayne Jettpack, Star Spangled Tag Die, Magical Mini Letter Seals; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Memento, Copic Markers; Papers: Design Papers- Basic Grey, Card Stock- American Crafts Embellishments: Flowers & Ribbon- My Stash; Tools: Cuttle Bug Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Patricia Garcia; Whimsy Stamps Products: Music Notes, Star, Fun Life Tickets; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Memento, Copic Markers; Papers: Design Papers- Basic Grey, Card Stock- American Crafts, Vellum; Embellishments: Flowers & Ribbon- My Stash

Card created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Peggy, Button Die, Elegant Flourishes Die Set, Everyday Button Sentiments; Ink/Coloring Medium: Ink: Memento, Copic Markers; Papers: Design paper- Basic Grey, Card Stock- American Crafts; Embellishments: FlowersMy Stash, Ribbon- Dollar Store, Glitter, Bakers Twine; Tools: Sewing Machine, Cuttle Bug Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Sentimental Stamping Whether you like simple cards with clean lines or something a little more layered and involved, these sentimental creations are perfect for any occasion.

Card created by Sylvia Blum; Whimsy Stamps products: Singing in the Rain by Raindrop Echo Designs; Coloring Medium/Ink: Versafine (black); Papers :Glitz Design (striped) , Fancy Pants (blue); Embellishments: dew drops, twine; Tools/Other: Silhouette SD cutting machine, electronic cutting files (clouds), paper piercing tool Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Melissa Andrew Whimsy Stamps products: Raindrop Echo Designs Birthday Greetings, and Swirly Balloon Border Die; Papers :Card stock Bazzill Avalanche White and Tropical Blue. Design Paper My Mind’s Eye Life of the Party; Tools/Other: Versafine Black Onyx, Sheer Ribbon and Sizzix Big Shot Die Cut Machine, Twine

Card created by Sylvia Blum Whimsy Stamps products: Bingo Cardby Raindrop Echo Designs; Coloring Medium/Ink: Versafine (black); Tombow markers; Mondeluz watercolor pencils; Papers: Bo Bunny; Embellishments: natural button twine, sequin. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Sylvia Blum; Whimsy Stamps products: Spring Silhouettes Notables 6 by Raindrop Echo Designs; Notables 6 Die; Coloring Medium/Ink: Hero Arts (light + dark pink); Papers: Echo Park Paper; Embellishments: seam binding, pearl brad; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur die cutting machine

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Card created by Sylvia Blum Whimsy Stamps products: Seed Packets 2by Raindrop Echo Designs; Seed Packet Die, Lace Doily Border 1 Die; Coloring Medium/Ink: Hero Arts (green); Papers: Bo Bunny; Embellishments:chipboard button, seam binding; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur die cutting machine

Card created by Sylvia Blum; Whimsy Stamps products: Lovely Spring Sliders 2by Raindrop Echo Designs; Mini Lace Doily Corner 1 Die; Coloring Medium/Ink: Hero Arts; Papers: Bo Bunny; Embellishments: satin ribbon, rhinestone brads; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur die cutting machine Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Sylvia Blum; Whimsy Stamps products: Simple Everyday Greetings by Raindrop Echo Designs; Balloon Cluster Die; Coloring Medium/Ink: Hero Arts (brown); Papers: Bo Bunny, Bazzill; Embellishments: rhinestone; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur die cutting machine

Card created by Marilyn Scheller; Whimsy Stamps Products: Tracey’s Sentiments; Paper: X-Press It Blending Card; Embellishments: Pearls from the stash; Tools/Other: Marianne Design die DS0912; Joy Crafts Flower die 6002/0025; Martha Stewart’s Oak Leaf Punch © Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Take a step into the world of digital stamping! Our designers have wonderful ideas for using your Whimsy Digis.

Card created by Shannah Bartle; Whimsy Stamps products: "Gracie" by StampArt by Kathryne, "Lovely Spring Slider Sentiments 2", "Slider 2 Die"; Papers:Bazzill CS, Sweet Shoppe Designs 'In My Happy Field' digital papers; Coloring Medium/Ink:Copic Markers (E000/00/11 /31/33/35/37/42/43/44, B91/93/95, R24/27, YG03/11, Y21/32), Distress Ink 'Antique Linen', Chalks; Embellishments: 'Queen Blue' Vintage Seam Binding and 'Strawberry Red' Wild Roses from WOC, White Pearls, Butterfly Charm and Mounting Foam from stash; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug& embossing mat, EK Success Lattice Punch. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Shannah Bartle; Whimsy Stamps products: "Allie & Angel" by StampArt by Kathryne, Everyday Slider Sentiments 1, Sliders 1 Die; Papers:Bazzill CS, Sweet Shoppe Designs 'In My Happy Field' digital papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (E000/00/11/31/33/41/42, B0000/00/91/93/95, BG000, W1/3, R20/22/24, YG03/11, Y21), Chalk; Embellishments: 'Sky Blue' Vintage Seam Binding, Roses, Sweetheart Blossoms from WOC; SU 'Vanilla' Grosgrain Ribbon, White Pearls; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, Nestabilities Deckled Rectangles, EK Fern Punch, Sweet 'n' Sassy Picket Fence Die.

Card created by Shannah Bartle; Whimsy Stamps products: "Anna Mae Party Girl" by Scrapper's Delight, Everyday Slider Sentiments 1, Sliders 1 Die; ; Papers:Bazzill CS, Echo Park 'So Happy Together' papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (E000/00/11/49/42/43, B45/49, R01/32/35/37, W1/3), UniballSigno White, Distress Ink 'Antique Linen; Embellishments: Pale Aqua Satin Ribbon from WOC, Flower, Martha Stewart Aqua Rhinestones, Mounting Foam; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, Nestabilities Wonky Rectangles. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card by Marilyn Scheller; Whimsy Stamps Products: Robbie with Tablet digi, Magical Mini Letter Seals; Paper: Stampin Up card stock, X-Press It Blend; Coloring Medium/Ink: Stampin’ Up Eggplant ink, Copics: Shirt R85, R83, R81; Pants BV000, BV13, BV11; Skin E11, E00, E000; Hair YR20, YR24, E37, E35; Embellishments: Craftwork Cards Candi; Tools/Other: Cheery Lynn Italian Flourish Doily Die

Card created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "Ballet Girl" by Marika Collins Little Gems Designs, "Amongst the Stars" Sentiments by Raindrop Echo; Papers: SU CS, Echo Park ‘Love Story’ papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (E000/00/11/41/42/44, R81/83/85/89, W1, B00); Embellishments: Pink Satin Ribbon & Rose from WOC, Kaisercraft Pearls And Flourish, Mounting Foam; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, Nestabilities Petite Ovals, Petite Scalloped Ovals. © Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Kelly Mannix Whimsy Stamp Products: Whimsy Stamps ballerina mouse 1', ballerina mouse 2' and ballerina mouse 3' by Moon Cookie Gallery, Whimsy Stamps birthday wish list' by Rainbow Echo Designs. Whimsy Stamps vintage birthday tabs 1'; Papers: Patterned papers by Kaiser Craft. Plain card stock by American Crafts; Coloring medium/ink: Digi image colored with Copics. Sentiment stamped with VersaMark and embossed; Embellishments: Flowers, leaves and rose buds by Hooked On Craft. Swirl by Flourish With a Bling; Tools/other: Whimsy Stamps corner die set'. Whimsy Stamps lace doily corner 1' die. Whimsy Stamps tab 1' die. Spellbinders dies. Butterfly dies from Memory Box.

Card created by Kelly Mannix Whimsy Stamps products:Whimsy Stamps 'tulip umbrella' by StampArt Design with matching sentiment; Papers: Patterned papers by Jillibean Soup and First Edition. Plain cardstock by American Crafts; Colouring medium/ink: Digi image coloured with copics; Embellishments: Flowers and rosebuds by Hooked On Craft; Tools/other: Whimsy Stamps 'corner die set'. Whimsy Stamps 'double scallop die set'. Spellbinders dies. Distress Inks. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Marilyn Scheller Whimsy Stamps Products: Anna Mae Party Bunny Girls, Circle Postmark Sentiment, Film Strip Die; Paper: X-Press It Blend, Graphics 45 A Lady’s Diary background paper; Coloring Medium/Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Copics: Dress YR24, YR23, YR21, YR20; Skin E11, E00, E000, R20, R24; Ribbon & Shoes C8, C5, C3; Hair E49, E47, E43, E41; Socks C1, C00, YR30, YR31; Embellishments: Stampin’ Up ribbon, Lock, key and flower & brads from the stash; Tools/Other: Memory Box Tessatina Border Die

Card created by Marilyn Scheller Whimsy Stamps Products: I Smell Spring, Spring Sentiment, Ticket Die; Paper: X-Press It Blend, Simple Stories background paper; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics: R00, R11, R30, R81, RV00, RV11; Embellishments: Basic Grey fabric button & brads, mesh jute from the stash; Instructions: The clouds were sponged in with Tim Holtz’s Tumbled Glass Distress ink.

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Card created by Shannah Bartle; Whimsy Stamps products: "Want To Fly a Kite" by Crissy Armstrong, Everyday Slider Sentiments 1, Sliders 1 Die; ; Papers:Bazzill CS, MME - Lime Twist 'Fly a Kite' 6x6 papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers(E000/00/11/40/42/43/ 44, B91/93/95/97, R20/22/24/27, YG11/13/17, YR04/18, Y21), Chalk; Embellishments: Button, Twine, Kaisercraft Chino Pearls; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat.

Card created by Shannah Bartle; Whimsy Stamps products: "Tulip Umbrella" and Sentiment from "Happy Spring", both by StampArt by Kathryne; Papers: Bazzill CS, The Digi Chick “Chalk It Up to Spring” Newsletter Freebie papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers(E50/51, R81/85, B91/95, YR00/02, BG72, YG03/11), Chalk; Embellishments: Pink Sweetheart Blossoms from WOC, Martha Stewart Aqua Rhinestones, Mounting Foam; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, Nestabilities Lacey Squares, Lacey Circles.

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(Top) Card created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "Beary Lovely Sentiments" by Raindrop Echo Designs; Papers:Bazzill CS, Sweet Shoppe Designs 'In My Happy Field' digital papers;Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (Y21, E000); Embellishments: Yellow Cherry Blossoms from WOC, Yellow & Stardust Stickles, Buttons; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, SU Scalloped Scallop Punch. (Right) Card created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "Beary Lovely Sentiments" by Raindrop Echo Designs; Papers:Bazzill CS, Sweet Shoppe Designs 'In My Happy Field' digital papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (W1, R20/24, YG11/13, B000, Y21); Embellishments: Yellow Stickles, Black Gingham Ribbon, Kaisercraft Black Pearls; Tools/Other: N/A

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Shape EZ

If you like shaped cards, this article is just for you! Follow along as Tammy uses her Shape EZ templates to create fun out of the box ideas!

Card created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe; Whimsy Stamps products: Shape EZ Diaper Card, Welcome Baby Die Set, Every Day Buttons Sentiment Stamps and You’re Invited Set by Raindrop Echo Designs; Papers: Creative Imaginations, Color Bok; Coloring Medium/Ink: Versafine, Copic B24, Brushed Cordoroy Ranger Distress Ink; Embellishments: Really Reasonable Ribbon lace, Twinery thread, American Crafts eyelets, Spare Parts The Paper Studios safety pins; Tools/Other: Cricut, Score Board

Pillow Box created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe; Whimsy Stamp products: Shape EZ Pillow Box, Stamp is 2 Cute Stamps “I Do”, Noteables 5 die, Noteables 2 Die, Coloring Medium/Ink: Momento Ink; Papers: The Paper Studio Medallions Embossed Ivory – Black & Cream – Gold Wedding Intricate; Embellishments: Dress It Up – Doves, The Paper Studio Emboss folder “Curl Ribbon”, Offray ribbon; Other/tools: Cricut, Score board, two sided tape.

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Card created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe; Whimsy Stamps products: Shape EZ Flower template, Every day Buttons Sentiment by Raindrop Echo Designs; Papers: Recollections, Color Bok; Coloring Medium/Ink: Studio G Pigment Ink, Copic Ink E29; Embellishments: The Paper Studios Pearls, Really Reasonable Ribbon, Ribbon Boutique

Card created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Whimsy Stamps products: Bunny’s Choice stamp by E. Bell, Shape EZ Easter Basket Card, Friendship Noteables 2 Sentiment by Raindrop Echo Design, Notables 2 Shapeology Die, Whimsy Slider, Whimsy 2 tone flowers ;Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics are Y000,Y02,G20, G24, R81,83,85, E08,E19,#29 hair, E00,E11,E13,R20,R30 skin, B21,B24,YR02,E53,55,57 basket, B91, shading is C00,1,3,4, Copics are Y000,Y02,G20, G24, R81,83,85, E08,E19,#29 hair, E00,E11,E13,R20,R30 skin, B21,B24,YR02,E53,55,57 basket, B91, shading is C00,1,3,4,YG91,95,97 grass, Ranger Distress Ink, Studio G pigment ink; Papers:Bo Bunny, Bazzill ;Embellishments: The Paper Studio Pearl stickers Stickles, Really Reasonable Ribbon,WOC flowers; Tools/Other: Cricut cutter, Bow Easy

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project focus ● Summer Blooms ● Beyond Cards ● Retro Flashback ● Enchantment

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Summer blooms Spring is here and summer is just around the corner! At Whimsy, we have lots of different spring and summer-themed products. Check out what our designers have created to spark your creativity.

Card created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe; Whimsy Stamps products: Love Me Do by Wee Stamps, Shapeology Corner Die Set, Slider 2 Shapeology Die, Lovely Spring Slider 2 Sentiment, Whimsy Stamps Charm, Three Post Viny Fence Shapeology Die; Papers: MME, Bo Bunny; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers B21,24,26;WO,1,3,5,7; E08,19,29; E00,11,13,21,R20,R30;Y21; E5031,35,57, Ranger Distress Ink; Embellishments: Really Reasonable Ribbon seam binding, Stickles, Cheery Lynn Cuties #1 flower, Recollection Pearls altered w/copic ink, Jolee’s dimensional stickers, Blue Moon charm; Tools/Other: Bow Easy, Martha Stewart Score board, Cuttle Bug

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Card created by Melissa Andrew Whimsy Stamps products: April Sunshine, Whimsy Corner Dies, Whimsy Paper Easter Eggstravaganza: Papers: Card stock: Bazzill Avalanche White and Light Green; Tools/Other: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, My Craft Spot Sentiment,Wild Orchard Fancy Pins, Sheer Ribbon

Card created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: 3 Post Fence Die, Vines Die Set; Paper: Whimsy Designer Papers: Grunge Collection, kraft cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Embellishments: Stickles, ribbon, rhinestones; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Marianne Design Grass die, Memory Box Butterfly Border Die and Flower Mound. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "Easter Chicken" by LiaStampz, "Lovely Spring Slider Sentiments 2", "Slider 2 Die"; Papers:Bazzill CS, Sweet Shoppe Designs 'Hoppin' Easter' digital papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (E44, B0000/00/91/93, R20, YG11/13/17, YR04/16/18, Y11/13/15/26 Chalk; Embellishments: Yellow Sweetheart Blossoms from WOC, Stitched Ribbon, White Pearls; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and

Card created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "I Smell Spring" by Crissy Armstrong, "Spring Sentiments" by Raindrop Echo Designs; Papers:Bazzill CS, Simple Stories 'Summer Fresh' 6x6 papers; Coloring Medium/Ink:Copic Markers (R000/01/02/20, C3/5/7, BG000/11/13/18, YG03/11), Chalks; Embellishments: 'Pale Aqua' Satin Ribbon, Baby Pink and Aqua Roses from WOC; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, Sewing Machine, White Cotton, MFT Leaf Flourish Die, Nestabilities Small Circles, Lacey Circles and Scalloped Squares. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card by Patricia Garcia; Whimsy Stamps Products: Bottle Cap Die, Double Scallop Tag Die, Li'l Montana, Bottle Cap Sentiments; Ink/Coloring Medium: Copic Markers, Memento; Papers: Design Papers- Basic Grey, CardStock- American Crafts; Embellishments: Flowers, Shabby Ribbon- My stash; Tools: Sewing Machine, Cuttle Bug, Leaf Punch

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Card created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Ginger Meadows, Slider 2 Die, Vines Die Set, Sentiment Help; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento, Copic Markers; Papers: Design papers-Basic Grey, Card Stock- American Crafts; Embellishments:Flower Stamens & Flowers- My Stash, RibbonMichaels, Glitter & Rhinestones Martha Stewart; Tools: Sewing Machine, Cuttle Bug

Card created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Double Scallop Doily Die, Notables 5 Die, Follow Me; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Stazon, Distress Re Inkers; Papers: Design PapersMaking Memories, Card StockAmerican Crafts; Embellishments: Ribbon- Dollar store, Flowers- My Stash, Glitter; Tools: Sewing Machine, Cuttle Bug, Leaf Punch Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Rosie's Bike Ride, Everyday Button Sentiments, Button Die, Double Scallop Square Doily Die; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Ink Pad, Prisma colored Pencils; Papers: Design papers- MME, Card StockAmerican Crafts; Embellishments: Flowers: My Stash, Shabby Ribbon, Twine, Button Gem: My Stash; Tools: Sewing Machine, Cuttle Bug

Card created by Lori Pachkowsky; Whimsy Stamps Products: Color Me Janette, Every Day Button sentiment; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: My Minds Eye Fly a Kite; Embellishments: Blue Rhinestone gems, Flowers, Seam Binding, Square gem brad, button, twine; Tools/Other: Vintage photo for distressed edges, faux stitching, circle cutter. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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cards Are you in need of some fun ideas that go beyond card making? Look no further, our designers have some great ideas!

Created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "Black-Eyed Susan Butterfly", "Daisy Butterfly"and "Sunflower Butterfly" Digital images by Moon Cookie Gallery; Papers:Any cheap coloured cardstock (or thick paper) in several colours; Embellishments:Googly Eyes, Ribbon, Thin wire pieces (I used the stems of paper flowers, but the wire from twist ties would work well too); Tools/Other: Scissors, Printer, Empty Toilet Rolls. Step-by-Step Instructions: 1. Copy and paste Moon Cookie Gallery digital butterflies into a Word Document for easier resizing. 2. Enlarge one image per page so each is approximately 7.5" x 6" and save. 3. Choose your colours for each butterfly, and print enlarged image onto each colour card you will need. 4. Cut out main butterfly shape. Fussy cut flowers, leaves and flower centres, and paste pieces onto butterfly. 5. Cover toilet rolls with coloured paper, and stick to the centre of butterflies with double sided tape. 6. Cut lengths of ribbon approximately 3.5” long, and tie a knot in one end - trim to neaten. 7. Poke one end of wire into knot and hold in place at other end with double sided tape. 8. Use another piece of tape to adhere two pieces to the inside of each toilet roll as antennae. 9. Add googly eyes and draw on eyelashes to finish. 10. Use butterflies as ‘finger puppets’, put name on them for place holders, or fill them with lollies as party favours!

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Door Hanger created by Marilyn Scheller Whimsy Stamps Products: Airplane digital stamp; Paper: X-Press It Blend, Simple Stories background paper; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics: Clouds BG13, BG11, BG10; Plane B11, B10, B00, B000, YG23, YG21, Y17, Y15, Y11; Embellishments: charm from the stash

Gift Tags created by Marilyn Scheller Whimsy Stamps Products: BB & Twigs, Touch of Sweetness; Paper: XPress It Blending Card; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass and Frayed Burlap distress inks to shade; Embellishments: twine, Stickles Dry Fine Glitter; Tools/Other: Mason Jar Die; Instructions: I used Paint.net to clip and use only the bee from the BB & Twigs digi, then rotated and sized three of them. On a practice piece of paper, I printed them off, making sure they fit into the outline of the stamp, then did another print onto the good cardstock. Once satisfied with how they were positioned, I stamped the jar over them cut around the stamped image with the Mason Jar Die and the Cuttlebug. To do the reverse side, I positioned the bees and lettering, then taped the cut out onto the paper backwards (the blank side of your die cut is facing out) and printed the flip side.

Card created by Patricia Garcia; Whimsy Stamps Products: Candy Land Dreams, Party Mini Letter Seals, Double Scallop Border Die; Ink: Memento, Distress Ink Coloring: Copic Markers; Embellishments: Flowers- The Little Boutique Etsy Shop, Ribbon, Micheals, Stickles; Tools: Sewing Machine, Leaf Die- Martha Stewart, Rhinestones- Dollar

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Created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Lock and Key Die set (Used the Key Only), Dress Form Die, Vintage Seed Packets 2; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Memento; Papers: Unknown; Embellishments: Flowers, Shabby Ribbon, Stick Pins, Bead Cap- my Stash, Crackle accentsGallery Glass, lace trim

Created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Whimsy Stamps products: Shape EZ Pedestal 1 template, Lavish Flourish Stamp, A Touch of Elegance Sentiment by Raindrop Echo Design; Other Stamps: Layers of Color Art Stamps “Renaissance Hearts”,”The Love Chapter”,”Old World Flourish”; Papers: Georgia Pacific White Card Stock; Coloring Medium/Ink: Glimmer Mist, American Crafts Silver, Studio G Pigment ink, Ranger Distress Ink Marker, Distress ink, Crackle Paint, Color Box Frost White, Sterling Silver Earth Ink, Versafine; Embellishments: Metal Sprocket, Tim Holtz film strip Ribbon, 1962 Melissa Frances rubons, Key from stash, Make It Crafty “Sew It Up chipboard, Recollections flowers, Ribbon is Creative Papers Online; Tools/Other: Fiscars Crimper, Cricut,

Created by Patricia Garcia Whimsy Stamps Products: Vines Die Set,Mini Lace corner doily lace 1die, Lock and Key Die set (Used the Key Only), Dress Form Die, Vintage Seed Packets 2; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Memento; Papers: Unknown; Embellishments: Flowers, Shabby Ribbon, Button, Twine, Stick Pins, Bead Capmy Stash, Chicken Wire- Home Depot, Crackle accents- Gallery Glass

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Created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe; Whimsy Stamps products: Shape EZ Celebrate Cupcake holder template, Let’s Party Set by 2 Cute Ink; Papers: Cloud 9 Design and Creative Imaginations Iron Orchid Designs; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics B63,B45, E50,E55, G20,21,24, E47,44,43, B21; Embellishments: Stickles, Twinery; Tools/Other: Cricut Machine

Created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: Sweet Froggies, Whimsy Paper Easter Eggstravaganza; Papers: Card stock: Bazzill Avalanche White and Light Green; Tools/Other: Organza striped ribbon, Cocoa Daisy Butterfly pins, Melissa Francis frames, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Basic Gray Acrylic Dots, Jillibean Soup Gumbo Green Alphabeans, twine, Tim Holtz Tag Die

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Retro KennyK has illustrated some super fun Retro style images and we have a great assortment of Raindrop Echo Designs Retro inspired sentiments and dies! Check out these 1950’s style creations!

Created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Whimsy Stamps products: Smart Aleck by Kenny K, Daisy Doily Shapeology Die, Retro Letter Seals Sentiment by Raindrop Echo Design; Papers:Basic Grey, Bazzill; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics; W5,3,1,1/E57,55,53/E00,11,13/C00,1,3,4, BG05, B000,B00, G20,21,24/N3,1,0, T1; Embellishments: The Paper Studios Ribbon, News Print tissue, Studio G Flair Sticker; Tools/Other: NB Standard Circles, Scalloped Circles, Shape EZ TV card template Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Melissa Andrew; Whimsy Stamps products:Kenny K Socialite and Raindrop Echo The Fun Life Tickets 2; Papers :Card stock: Bazzill French Vanilla; Design Paper:Graphic 45 On The Boardwalk; Tools/Other: Copics,Distress Inks: Antique Linen, Tea Dye and Vintage Photo, Recollections Pearls and Rhinestones

Card created by Iris Wiechmann; Whimsy Stamps Products: Showgirl, Party Mini Letter Seals; Paper: Doodlebug Design , blue, red and white cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic: E0000-000-0011 R21-00, B28-24-21-00000, R39-29-24-22-20-00 T4-2, Y11-21 E97-99; Embellishments: ribbon, rhinestones, burlap ribbon, pearls; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: stars dies, EK Success punch Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Marilyn Scheller Whimsy Stamps Products: Blonde Bombshell, Film Strip Sentiments, Film Strip Die; Paper: X-Press It Blend, Basic Grey’s Little Black Dress background paper; Coloring Medium/Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Copics: Dress C2, C1, C0, C00; Hair YR31, YR30, YR21, YR0000; Skin E11, E00, E000, R20, R24; Embellishments: feathers & pearls from the stash, flowers made using CC Designs 5 Point Flower Die, pearl/rhinestone button from The Ribbon Girl; Instructions: Stickles Dry Fine Glitter was added to her dress and a dot from the Viva Pearl pen is her earring

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Card created by Shannah Bartle Whimsy Stamps products: "Total Drama" by Kenny K; Papers:Red & Black Bazzill CS, Echo Park 'Happy Days' 6x6 papers; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (E000/00/11/04/42, B0000/02, BG02/11/18, R22/24/27, Y21/32); Embellishments: Computer Generated Sentiment, Red, Yellow and Turquoise Cherry Blossoms from WOC, Artsylicious “Splendid Treasures” Rhinestones, Kaisercraft Red Pearls.

Card by Lori Pachkowsky Whimsy Stamps Products: Blonde Bombshell, Simple Everyday Greetings; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: Basic Grey Little Black Dress; Embellishments: Flowers, pearls, pearl sticker brads, lace, Champagne Sticker, flower sticker, gem brad.

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Fairies, mermaids, and dragons oh my! Our designers have stepped into the land of make believe and created some wonderfully enchanted cards.

Card created by Melissa Andrew; Whimsy Stamps products: Crissy Armstrong Crown of Daisies, Fairy Fantasy Circle Postmarks, Fancy Circle Die and Whimsy Stamps Paper Cottage Garden; Papers : Card stock: Bazzill Avalanche White and Pollen Yellow: Tools/Other: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Versamagic Hint of Pesto, Spellbinders Circle Die, Cheery Lynn Designs vine die, Wild Orchard Flowers, Sizzex Big Shot Die Cut machine

Card by Patricia Garcia; Whimsy Stamps Products: Snow Flake Fairy Princess, Bingo Card and Sentiments; Ink/Coloring Medium:Ink: Stazon, Distress Reinkers; Papers: Design Papers- DCWV, Card StockAmerican Crafts, Kraft- PTI; Embellishments: Flowers,Twine, CharmMy Stash, Ribbon- Target,: Tools: sewing Machine, Border Punch, Leaf Punch, butterfly punch. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Card created by Lori Pachkowsky Whimsy Stamps Products: Shelley; Coloring medium/ink: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils; Papers: Basic Grey; Embellishments: Flowers, gems, shell, plastic foilage, lace; Tools: Martha Stewart Lace Punch, Spellbinders Grand Labels, Creative Memories Circle Cutter, scissors for distressed edges, Close to my heart twilight ink for sponged edges, star dust stickles.

Card created by Melissa Andrew Whimsy Stamps products:Meljen’s Designs Little Baby Dragon and Everyday Button Sentiments, Fancy Circle Die and Button Die; Papers :Card stock: Bazzill French Vanilla and Safari Green, Design Paper Lilybeedesign Pinwheel lime Rickey and Jillibean soup chilled cucumber soup; Tools/Other:Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Versamagic Hint of Pesto, Twine, foam dots

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Whimsy Stamps has a new artist and her name is Monika Martinson. She is the talented illustrator behind the Moma’s Collection of rubber stamps. Monika illustrates beautiful floral images and nature designs. And she has shared some of her amazing card design work too!

Tell us a little about yourself - anything you'd like to share about you personally. I live in Sweden, just outside of Stockholm with my daughter who will turn 9 this summer, her father and a Bengal cat that is nothing like a cat. I work full time as a communications manager but my heart is really in creating, good thing my job allows me to be creative. I love to bake, scrapbook, draw, photograph, knit, crochet, write and so on. I go around with a thousand ideas in my head constantly! I only wish there would be more hours on a day so I could make them come true.

them to stamps, so I worked up the courage and I contacted Whimsy Stamps.

How did you become a rubber stamp artist? What do you love most about illustrating rubber stamps? As I mentioned, my drawings ended up on my scrapbook layouts but I kept getting comments telling me I should make

What is the one tool/supply you can't live without? That would be a pencil, but also my computer.

I cant really describe the feeling to see my designs end up on someone’s card or other project, knowing how much time and effort there is behind any project. That is probably what I love most and what makes me feel really humbled that someone actually wants to put my motives on her card.

What is your absolute favorite of the Whimsy Stamps that you've illustrated? How did you start your art career? Did you always want to be Right now, I think it is the “Cup of Sunshine” set. Or the “Suman artist? mertime” I love the poppies. I started drawing and drawing stamps by an accident more or less. I have always been convinced that I cant draw anything What inspires you? but silly doodles no one would be able to make any sense out Colors, nature, the garden of our summer cabin, photos and of. But when I showed my father one of my cards that had a everything around me really. stamped and colored motive, he suggested I would draw my own motives instead of coloring others. At the time I just If you weren't an artist, what do you think you would like to laughed at him, knowing I wouldn’t be able to do that. But af- do for a career? ter a while I did try and… well, out came lots and lots of flow- Being an artist of some sort is my dream. I would love to be ers that I fist used on my scrap book layouts. that full time even though I love my day job to.

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Card created by Monika Martinson; Stamps: Cup of sunshine; Papers: Kaisercraft, Bazzill; Coloring: Distress Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black; Embellishments: Ribbon, Spellbinder dies, flowers Prima Marketing; Tools/other: Big Shot, 3d foam

Card created by Monika Martinson; Stamps: Summertime Blooms; Papers: Kaisercraft; Coloring: Distress Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black; Embellishments: Ribbon, Spellbinders dies; Tools/other: Big Shot, 3d foam

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Card created by Iris Wiechmann; Whimsy Stamps Products: Moma's Collection - Cup of Sunshine; Papers: Basic Grey - Kioshi, kraft cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Desert Sand, Copics: Y38-35-32-30 YR30, V000-1215-17, G40-12-43 YG41-45, E50-51-53; Embellishments: paper flowers and mulberry paper flowers, pearls, Stickles, pearl brad, ribbon; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: Ovals, Labels 28, Nestabilities Card Creator 5x7

Card created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: Moma's Collection - Spring Tulip, Everyday Button Sentiments; Papers: My Minds Eye, pink, white and black cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Archival Ink Jet Black, Distress Inks: Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmelade, Iced Spruce, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles, Gathered Twigs, Salty Ocean; Embellishments: mulberry paper flowers, pearls, Stickles, ribbon, burlap string; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Spellbinders: Ovals, Labels 28, Floral Ovals; circle punch

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Card created by Iris Wiechmann Whimsy Stamps Products: Moma's Creations - Summertime Bloom; Papers: Magnolia, black and kraft cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Prisma pencils: Non-photo blue, dark brown, Copic's: R39-29-24-22-20-00, G46-43-40, N7-6-3, T2; Embellishments: mulberry paper flower, ribbon, rhinestone brads, metal embellishments; Tools/Other:

Card created by Iris Wiechamnn; Whimsy Stamps Products: Moma's Creations Tiger Lily; Papers: Basic Grey; white and black cardstock nk/Coloring Medium: Archival Ink Jet Black, Distress Inks: Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmelade, Ripe Persimmon, Crushed Olive, Forest Moss, Aged Mahagony, Salty Ocean and Walnut Stain; Embellishments: Rhine stones, Stickles, ribbon, burlap string, button; Tools/Other: Grand Calibur, Marianne Design dies, Cuttle Bug tag die

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Company team-up We are excited to share our joint projects with this month’s company team up partner, All That Scraps “Home of CC Designs Rubber Stamps.” All That Scraps has been in business since 2005, when they started out of a garage. Now they have their own line of rubber stamps and dies. All That Scraps create cuties galore, if you like cute you will love All That Scraps.

Card created by Delphine Kehren Whimsy Stamps products: CC Designs Swiss Pixie Rainy Day Birgitta, CC Designs Two Butterflies, Whimsy Stamps Singing In The Rain sentiment set; Papers:Whimsy Stamps Designer Grunge Paper; Coloring Medium/Ink:Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics; Embellishments: Pearls and Stickles; Tools/Other: Handstitching Copic Colors Used: Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 21; Hair: E49, 55, 59; Dress: C00, 1, 3, R56, 81, 83, RV69; Fence: E33, 35, 39, 47; Grass: G28, YG03, 17, 67, 97; Flowers: C00, 1, 3, Y15, 19, YG03, 17, 67; Sky and clouds: BG0000, BV20, C00, 1; Butterflies: RV23, 25, 29, V09, 12, 15, 17

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Card created by Mary Johnson; Stamps: C.C. Designs Swiss Pixie Butterfly Nora Rubber Stamp, Whimsy Spring Silhouettes Notables 6 sentiments collection; Papers: Whimsy designer grunge papers; Ink/coloring medium: Prismacolor pencils; Embellishments: lace; Other: Glamour Dust

Card created by Lesa Rapp; Stamps: Whimsy Vintage Fancy Corners, Swiss Pixie Laying Nora; Paper: Whimsy Designer Grunge paper, Green Card stock, tan card stock; Ink/coloring medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic markers, chocolate kraft ink; Embellishments: Kaiser craft pearls, sponge for brown ink, sewing machine, white thread, handmade ribbon roses, C.C.Cutters Frilly Banner Die, C.C.Cutters Four season fence die, C.C. Cutters Olive branch die, C.C.Designs woodgrain embossing plate

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Card created by Heidy Blom Whimsy Stamp Products: "Spring Has Sprung", Layered flowers die set, Laefy corners die set, Mini postage stamp die, Everyday mini postage stamps, Picket Fence die

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Stamps: Wee love you bunches , Sining in the rain; Papers: Bo Bunny; Ink/coloring medium: distress ink; Embellishments: flowers

Card created by Martine Bosman Stamps: Singing in te rain, Shelly; Papers: Bo Bunny; Ink/coloring medium: distress ink; Embellishments: dies: cheery lynn. circle border, clouds: joy!Craft; Other: stamens, flowers. glossy accent for the rain drops.

Card created by Martine Bosman Stamps: Love me Do, Singing in the rain; Papers: designer grunge; Ink/coloring medium: distress ink; Embellishments: feathers, retro flower punch

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(Right) Card created by Debbie Eastman Whimsy Stamps products: Whimsy Celebration Circle Pennants stamp and matching Die; Papers: MME Quilting Bee Design paper; Tools/other: Whimsy Lace Doily corner1, TLC Rolled bag; CC Products Used: CC Designs Tulip Peep stamp, CC designs Tulip Cutter Die (Bottom) Card created by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Whimsy Stamps products: Shape EZ Banana Card, Daisy Doily Shapeology Die, 3 Post Viny Fence Shapeology Die, Seed Packet Shapeology Die, Pink Petal Whimsy Ribbon, Other Stamps: C.C. Designs Tulip Monkey, Stampendous sentiment stamp; Papers: Daisy Bucket Design, Bazzill; Coloring Medium/Ink; Copics are R81,83,85, R01,02,05, Y21,19, No,1,3,5, YG91,95,97, R20,30, E21,25,29, YR20,02,24, YR14,18,65, Ranger Distress Ink; Embellishments: C.C. Designs Tulip Die, Cheery Lynn Design B149 Cuties 1, The Twinery blossom, The Paper Studios Bag O’ Buttons, Jolee’s boutique flower stickers; Tools/Other: Spellbinders Standard Circles, Standard Scallops, Cuttlebug

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Creations These beautiful creations were crafted by some of our Whimsy Fans! Make sure that you check out our Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine for magazine call announcements because you could be the next fan feature in the next magazine! Card by Kim O’Connell Stamps: Birthday Baby Girl by Wee Stamps for Whimsy Stamps; Papers: XPress It blending card, Bazzill Card Shoppe candy bar CS, and Doodlebug Designs Sugar and Spice 6x6 paper pad; nk/Coloring Medium: Momento tuxedo black and copics; Embellishments: white opal liquid pearls, orange zest and yellow Stickles; Tools/Other: MFT Die-Namics Circle STAX sets 1 and 2 and MFT DieNamicsBeautiful Bows Card by Kim O’Connell Whimsy Stamp Products: Wee Stamps for Whimsy Stamps Peggy; Papers: My Mind's Eye Unforgettable, Bazzill Card Shoppe peanut cluster, X-Press It blending card; Ink/Coloring Medium: fuschia seam binding; Tools/Other: MFT DieNamics circl STAX sets 1 and 2

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Created by Manderly; Whimsy Stamps products: StampArt Image and Sentiment by Kathryne- Ari & Toby, ButterfliesBonus Image from Kathryne; Coloring Medium/Ink: Prisma Pencils ; Embellishments: Glossy Accents; Tools/Other: Die Cut- Spellbinders Romantic Rectangles, Gems- Wild Orchid Crafts

(Top) Created by Rea Custter; Whimsy Stamps products: Ruby Image; Papers: Pink base paper, DP from Trim Craft Bird Song, Heart Doily, Vintage Perfume Label Coloring Medium/Ink: Distress Inks; Embellishments: Pearls, Cherry Blossoms from Whimsy Stamps, Roses, white die cut leaves, pink gingham ribbon, pom pom trim, pearl pin (Right) Created by Rea Custer; Whimsy Stamps products: Strawberry Dreamer Image, large Prima tag; Papers: Jillibean Soup DP; Embellishments: doily, Blue Lacey washi tape from Whimsy Stamps, Pink Rhinestones, , pink rhinestones, blue flower from Recollections, pink flower from Kaiser Crafts, pink button, white rose embellishment. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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Tutorial by Lori Pachkowsky It's always nice to add a little something special for those important birthdays. Make those little boys and girls feel special with their own personalized birthday badge. A few easy steps and in about 30 minutes you have a cute pin on ribbon. It also fits nicely to the front of a card so they can just unpin and wear! Supplies: ● Two - 2.25 inch x 12 inch strips of designer paper ● Two - 2 inch x 12 inch strips of designer paper ● Star punches ● Misc. Ribbon pieces ● Two white circles 2.5 inches in diameter ● One circle sentiment - (All Star from the Sports Fan Set) ● One 2.5 inch diameter circle coloured cardstock ● One 2.25 inch circle designer paper. ● Safety pin ● Glue, Double Stick Tape, Scoring tool

1 Step 1: Glue the 2.25 width of Designer paper on to the 2.5 inch piece of Designer paper to create a coloured border.

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2 Step 2: Score both pieces at 1/2 inch increments all the way along.

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4 3 Step 3: Fold both pieces like an accordion. Step 4: Glue the two 12 inch pieces together to create a circle.

5 Step 5: glue the 2.5 inch coloured card stock in place to hold the shape. Add the 2.25 inch circle and the sentiment.

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6 Step 6: Glue one 2.5 inch piece of white cardstock to the back side . Add double stick tape and randomly stick the ribbons on. Punch two holes in the other white circle and slide the safety pin through.

Step 7: Glue the safety pin circle on top of the other circle to cover the ribbon ends. Step 8: Finish off with any necessary embellishments. To make a smaller bader, simply narrow the width of the 12 inch strips to approx 1.5 inches x 12 inches.

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Tutorial by Marilyn Scheller Always struggling on trying to find ways to present your gift card as a gift? How about trying out Marilyn’s tutorial on how to create a gift card/money holder?

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Step 3: On the 2” end, angle the edges to resemble a tag. (I measured 1” down from the fold line and ¾” out on either side from the center and did cut on the angle.

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Step 5: From your designer paper, cut 2 pieces 5” x 3”, 1 piece of the tab shape which is also 5” x 3” but cut a circle out, ¼” larger than the cardstock piece (you are cutting the circle larger so the circle is ¼” smaller than the cardstock), 2 pieces of the tag shape. Making sure each edge is ¼” smaller than the cardstock piece. The size of my digi sentiment is 2 ¼ ” x 2 ½ ” and the surrounding cardstock is 2 ½ “ x 2 ¾”.

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6 Step 6: The pieces were machine stitched and then holes cut for eyelets.

7 Step 7: Add the eyelets and twine. I used MFT Die-Namics Stacking Stars and added Stickles Dry Fine Diamond Glitter.

8 Step 8: Now you can add a note and tuck it inside, insert your gift card or money, tie it up and you are finished

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Tutorial by Janette Garcia Transform simple pre-printed thank you cards with a fun image and a little color. Don’t forget to make the matching envelope! I will show you how easy it is to make a great set to gift or use.

1 Step 1: I have used half a pack of blank Thank You cards from the dollar bin at Michael’s. I liked this set because it has a border and I thought it would be fun to add an image and color it.

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3 Step 3: Here are all of my cards stamped. I have also stamped half of the image on the envelope for an extra special touch.

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4 Step 4: Next I have colored them using Prisma Color Pencils and blending with a paper stump dipped in mineral spirits. I chose to color with pencils because I didn’t want the color to soak through to the inside of the card.

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Here is the finished set. I think they came out pretty and the image was just perfect.

These are super fun to make and are great to mail out because of how flat they are. It is great to leave out all the layers and frills keeping the focus on the colored image. Here is a closer look at one pair.

Supply List: Pre-prited Thank You cards, Whimsy Stamps Lazy Susan Buggies, Stazon Ink- Black, Prisma Color Pencil with Mineral Spirits, Paper blending stump

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Tutorial by Janette Garcia Supplies ● Untreated Wood ● Gel Medium ● Laser Printed Photo ● Sponge ● Small bowl ● Foam brush ● Acrylic Paint ● Mod Podge of Choice I have made this project after being inspired by Pinterest; I visited a bunch of different websites and did a bit of combination of everything that I read. First you will need to gather your materials. Your photo needs to be printed (flipped) mirror view with Laser on regular copy paper. I have printed mine black and white but you can definitely use color.

1 Step 1: I have started by painting the edges with Sea Glass Acrylic Paint by Martha Stewart. I am a bit obsessed with this color at the moment. I have seen people paint the edges black which also looks really nice.

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2 Step 2: Next you will need to cover your wood with the gel medium this one (Artist’s Loft) purchased at Michael’s craft store. There are variouss brands; I am not sure it would matter much which brand you use. I came to realize that I used much more than what is shown in the picture.

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3 Step 3: Looking back I wish I would of added a bit more gel or done a few layers before adding my picture.

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4 Step 4: While the gel is still wet you will need to add your picture faced down; and smooth it out. I have used my folding tool from my Cricut kit. You can also use a credit card or ruler. As long as it is smooth. You need to make sure that you do not have any air bubbles. This is why your picture needs to be flipped when printing. When you reveal the picture it will end up on the right direction. Step 6: Once it’s dry then you will begin to remove the paper by adding water and rubbing lightly. I liked using the sponge for the first round since it was easy to add the water. There were some areas that I was too rough which caused the ink to lift with the paper. So please be careful; but don’t be afraid to add the water.

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Step 9: Here is what it looks like when it is wet. It looks almost clear Step 10: Here is a close-up. As you can see the image still has white residue from the paper.

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Step 12: Here is the wet version of my last rubbing. Once you have stripped away the paper when you rub with your finger tips you can feel a smooth surface that doesn’t ball up. This means you have taken away all or most of the paper leaving the laser image embedded on the gel medium. You can see a few spots where I was a bit too rough with the rubbing.

13 Step 13: Once it has dried you can still see a white film over the image but the Mod Podge will take care of that.

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Step 14: Here is what the wet Mod Podge looks like. I wasn’t sure if it was supposed to look white like that but it does dry clear.

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Lastly, embellish your project and dazzle it up!

Whimsy Stamps Products: Love Me Do- by Sylvia Zet Š Wee Stamps, Bingo Card and Sentiments and Lavish Flourishes- by Raindrop Echo Designs; Papers: Papertrey Ink Stampers Select Cardstock; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Black/Copic Markers- Him: Hair-E49, E47, E44/ Skin-E11, E00, R02/ Clothes T8, T6, T4 ; Her: Hair- E29, E27, E37 / Skin-YR01, E00, E000, R20/ Dress-N3, N0 Ground-BV25, BV23, BV20, Colorless blender/ Outline-BG34, G00, G000, Colorless Blender Flowers-C3, C0, B000; Embellishments: Feather, Button, Pearls, Pins, Twine, Lace Tulle, Seam Binding, (Stash) ,Doily (Wilton), Pearl Swirl (Want-2-Scrap), Banner, Chipboard Hearts (Heidi Swapp), Sparkle Numbers(Recollections); Tools/Other: Untreated Wood, Gel Medium, Laser Printed Photo, Sponge, Small bowl, Foam brush, Mod Podge, Acrylic Paint Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch

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Insetting dies

Tutorial by Marilyn Scheller

Supplies: Whimsy Stamps Products: KKD Happy Spring; Paper: X-Press It Blend, Stampin’ Up background paper, glitter paper from the stash; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copics; Embellishments: Flat back pearls from the stash, Stickles glue for the bouquet; Tools/Other: Dandelion Border Die, Notables 1 Die

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Step 1: First, to assemble my supplies, I cut a 6” x12” piece of card stock, scored and folded at 6” for the card base. Then cut a 5.75” piece of patterned paper for the front of the card. I used Quickutz dies to cut a 3.5” circle for the printed image and a 3.75” circle of brown card stock for the matte. Using the Notables die, I cut it over the sentiment and then to make the matte, I simply flip the die over and trace it onto the brown card stock and cut it out with scissors. I printed two extra butterflies so I could add them after and give the image some dimension. This photo also shows I have the image and sentiment coloured, matted and ready to go

Step 2: Using the Dandelion Border die, I cut one out of the patterned paper and one from the glitter paper (save the tiny flowers from the glitter paper) Step 3: Glue the patterned paper down onto the cardstock

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Step 5: Cut a few more of the flower areas on the Dandelion die from scraps and add a pearl center for each. I then assembled the card by gluing down the flowers, adding some pearls to the cut out area of the flowers on the inset and adding a butterfly on top of each of the original, bending it out a bit for dimension

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hombre pearls Tutorial by Janette Garcia

Let’s take a pearl swirl into the next level by making it two toned. This is quick and easy with a great result. This is a great touch to be added to any project.

1 Supplies: Pearl Swirl- Want 2 Scrap AirBrush System-Copic Copic Markers: BG4, RV23

Step 1: You need to make sure you are aware of where the ink is spraying. I have to tilt my hand quite a bit. You can practice your aim using a white piece of paper. I have started with BG34 and started spraying from one end of the pearl swirl adding more color on the end.

2 Step 2: Then with RV23 I have started from the opposite side of the swirl and worked my way towards the center. Again adding more color at the end and adding less where the two colors overlap. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

3 Step 3: Lastly I have used a exacto knife and cut out the little strips of adhesive holding the separate swirls together. I find that the pearls keep the swirl shape pretty well

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Tutorial by Iris Wiechmann In this tutorial I would like to show you how to make a beautiful water lily using the Whimsy Shapeology Flower Dies Set. It is an easy to make flower and looks beautiful on cards, scrapbook pages, altered items etc. Supplies -Whimsy Shapeology Layered Flower Die Set - leaf die from Whimsy Shapeology Leaf Trio - different size stylus pens - scissors - foam mat - colored card stock - I used green, pink and yellow - glue - pearl or rhinestone to decorate the center - die cutting machine

1 Step 1: First cut out the leaf and the largest flower layer twice from green cardstock.

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2 Step 2: Next die cut the two medium sized flower layers from pink cardstock, three times each.

3 Step 3: Now cut out the flower center, which is the smallest layer. Cut it out twice using yellow cardstock.

4 Step 4: Start shaping the flower layers using a stylus and a foam mat.

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4 Step 4 con’t: Continue to shape the rest of the flowers.

5 Step 5: When shaping the leaf I start doing the center of the leaf from the bottom side, then turn around the leaf and shape the edges from the top side

6 Step 6: Before shaping the center layers of the flower I take scissors and cut each petal tip

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7 8 Step 8: Now begin assembling your water lily. Start with the largest two layers, adhere them offset. Step 7: When shaping them now they look more like stamens.

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Step 9: When layering and gluing the flower together offset each petal layer. My pink cardstock was double sided so I decided to use one white layer between the pinks.

10 11 Step 10: Now add the last 2 layers, the stamens.

Step 11: At last, adhere the leaves to the lily and decorate the center with a pear or a rhinestone.

Here’s the finished product! I hope you liked my water lily tutorial and that I could inspire you to give it a try!

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Easy window front Tutorial by shannah Bartle

Here is a quick and easy tutorial on how to create a window front for your cards! Use this technique if you want to step outside of the box and are tired of simple, square cards. Create a 5.5" x 5.5" square card blank using white cardstock. Cut a piece of "Gazebo" patterned paper to measure 5.25" square, and matt this with purple Bazzill cardstock 5.5". Attach to card front. Open the card and lay flat, with card front facing upwards. Centre the largest oval and hold in place with a small piece of 'magic' tape.

Line up carefully, and run through your die-cutting tool twice to make sure it is cut through all layers. Die-cut a piece of purple card with the largest scalloped oval, then the centre of this with the largest plain oval. Adhere this around the front of the window to create a frame. Š Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

Die-cut coloured image with oval, and matt with a scalloped oval.

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Adhere to inside of card, carefully lining up image with window opening. Add sentiment, flowers and rhinestones to finish.

Whimsy Stamps products: "Anna Mae School 1" by Scrapper's Delight; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic Markers (E000/00/11/40/41/42/43/44, R20/81/83/85, B00, BV000/02/04, W1), Distressed Ink 'Spun Sugar'; Papers: Bazzill CS, CM 'Gazebo' Designer Prints; Embellishments: Computer Generated Sentiment, Flowers, Heart Rhinestones; Tools/Other: Cuttlebug and embossing mat, Nestabilities Petite Ovals - Small, Petite Scalloped Ovals – Large.

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Tutorial by Janette Garcia I would like to share my techniques for weaving with ribbon. It is a great way to give an extra flair to any project and a fantastic way to use up some of that oh so loved ribbon. With a little work you will be able to achieve a spectacular piece of art.

Supplies: ● Lots of Coordinating Ribbon ● Glue Dots ● Scissors ● Flowers ● Embellishments ● Pearls ● Rhinestones

Step 3: First I like to roughly map out the ribbon on top of my project. Here it will decorate the front cover of a composition book. Weaving requires of over-under method. © Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

Step 2: Next using a small flat glue dot I start positioning the ribbon starting on the top left corner and working my way down and out.

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Step 3: I have started with my first ribbon going down and then one going across. Then my next one will be on top of the across ribbon exactly next to the first one going down. Then my second one going across will need to be under the first one going down. Here is a picture of how it looks starting out. The glue dots help keep the ribbon in place until you are done with the weaving.

Step 4: I then continue adding ribbon varying in texture, width and pattern. If the placement of the added ribbon is wrong then the weaving will not feel tight.

Step 6: Next I have secured all of the ribbon tops and ends with Beacons 3-in-1 glue. This will keep all of the ribbon in place.

Step 5: Once all the weaving is done I will trim all of the ends.

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Tutorial by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Let’s use our imaginations today and make a memorable gift for Mom to wear and celebrate her special day! The process is simple! The Shape EZ Poinsettia template can be made into so much more than just a simple 2 or three layered paper flower for a card! Let’s design an unforgettable broach that will be admired by everyone. I’ll take you through the process, step by step and equip you too with the confidence to make this project for a gift or even for YOU! You don’t need a cutter either! This can be done by hand if you print the template PDF out onto the wrong or blank side of your favorite DP.

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Step 1: Let’s pull up your favorite cutting program and size the template for the largest flower to be at approx 3”.

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Step 3: Let’s use a sponge and your favorite color of Ranger Distress Ink to soften the harsh cut edge of the petals on each of the cuts. ( I used Vintage Photo to antique the flower)

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4 Step 4: You’ll have two or more of each size petals, the template comes with several sizes

5 Step 5: Cut a 1” diameter circle from grunge board and adhere a clasp pin to it with the hot glue gun. I also added one layer of tulle and some feathers just for fun!

7 6 Step 6: Using tulle and three sizes of my standard circle Nestibility Dies and the Cuttle Bug, I cut each of the three size dies three times

Step 7: The next step is to score down the center of each petal

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Step 8: From the back of the paper so that the design on the DP when facing you has an UP dent in the center of each petal Step 9: Now let’s build our flower! Use your favorite brad (I used a pink pearl from Wild Orchid Crafts) Use one of the smallest sized betals first. DP up! Then use tulle in the smallest size circle next. © Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine

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10 Step 10: Continue to build your flower with as many layers as will fit on your brad or to the size you desire! Remember to start from the smallest to the largest alternating the Dp layers as well as the tulle between each of the dp layers

Step 11: When you’ve attained the desired size and thickness of your “Broach” open the wings of your brad

12 Step 12: Use the hot glue gun again to apply the completed “Broach” to the grunge board attached to the pin and seal your paper flower with a water proof spray sealant. That’s it!

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Stamping with

Tutorial by Janette Garcia

Check out the fun results of stamping with acrylic paint; one more way to use your rubber stamps. So easy, so pretty, the texture is so unique; it is a must try! Supplies: Acrylic Paint- Martha Setewart(Beach Glass) Foam brush & tray; Stamp- Whimsy Stamps Lavish Flourishes

Step 1: First add a small amount of paint to a paint tray then spread it out evenly with the foam brush. This must be big enough to fit your stamped image. I am using a wide brush which is perfect for this technique. Step 2: Next place your stamp directly on top of the paint. For best impressions you must not add too much pressure just enough to transfer the paint onto the stamp.

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Recycling magnetic sheets Tutorial by Patricia Garcia

This quick tutorial will show you how to recycle those old magnets hanging on your fridge. In a few simple steps, you have a useable embellishments that you can give with your card.

Supplies: Old Magnetic Sheet, Kraft Knife, glitter, Whimsy Stamps Lock and Key die set

Cut out the lock die from the Whimsy Stamps Lock and Key die set. Use glitter to decorate the edge.

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Layered pennants

Tutorial by Patricia Garcia Supplies: ● Whimsy Stamps Music Notes stamp ● Whimsy Stamps Banner Pennants die set

Cut out several pieces using all the dies from the Whimsy Stamps Banner Pennants die set. Stamp out the Music Notes on the the simple pennant die cuts. Distress the edges of the die cuts using your favorite ink color

Layer the pennants as show and use as embellishments for your cards.

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Project contributors: Debbie Eastman Heidy Blom Iris Wiechmann Janette Garcia Kelly Mannix Lori Pachkowsky Marilyn Scheller Melissa Andrew Patricia Garcia Shannah Bartle Sylvia Blum Tammy Louise Cunliffe

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