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Project by Iris Wiech mann, details on pg 69

An amazing company team-up between Whimsy Stamps & Wild Orchid Crafts, with special guest designer Bev Rochester & members of the WOC team

ShapeEZ project by Tammy Louise Cunliffe, details on pg 34

Card by Bev Rochester, details on page 42

In this issue...  October Stamp release highlights  Get to know Sylvia Zet, the artist behind Wee Stamps  SEVEN step-by-step tutorials and THREE quick tips!

Holiday Inspiration

 BUZZWORTHY: A new Whimsy Stamps product to help you create those holiday projects: Shape EZ by TLC!  Whimsy Stamps designers bring you inspiration to get the holiday spirits going with Beyond Cards projects!

Card by Lori Pachkowsky, details on pg 8

Sylvia Zet reveals a little about herself! See page 14 for her exclusive interview

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Contents The Tidbits 3

A Note from the Editors 32 Buzzworthy: Shape EZ By TLC 94 Sketch Challenge by Marley

Project Focus: Beyond Cards 66

Everyday Projects

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Autumn Projects

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Holiday Projects

In the Spotlight

Do It Yourself!

14 Artist Spotlight on Sylvia Zet of Wee Stamps

83 CD Ornament Tutorial by Lori Pachkowsky 26 Trinket Pins by Iris Wiechmann

92 Crafting With Kids

72 Altered Box by Pops Morfitt

Product Focus 4 October Release

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57 Sentimental Stamping

Special Feature: Whimsy & Wild Orchid Crafts 41 Special Guest Designer: Bev Rochester

Clay Embellishments by Minna Paajanen

16 Book Box by Patricia Garcia 36 ShapeEZ Dress by Tammy Louise Cunliffe 55 Giraffe Skin Frame by Tammy Louise Cunliffe

44 Company Team Up: WOC and Whimsy Designers

The Usual

Whimsy Rewind 28

Recently Released

96 Digi Highlights 100 Customer Creations

86 Oldies, but Goodies

The Nitty Gritty

Quick Tips

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Jewel Case Storage

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Adding Texture

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Whimsy Family

Whimsy Connection 104

Credits

24 Button Embellishment

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A note from Denise… Dear Crafting Friends, Whimsy Stamps is celebrating the season with our newest magazine edition. We are very excited to share this new issue with you as it's filled to the brim with beautiful creations and wonderful tutorials, special projects and guest designers, as well as many holiday inspired gift ideas and decorations. I would like to say a very special thank you to each of the designers, magazine staff members, and special guests who have joined in for this amazing issue and lent their talents to the beautiful and special creations you see in this issue. We are honored to showcase each of these projects and we are grateful to everyone for giving of their time and creativity. We would also like to make special mention to our company partner in this issue Wild Orchid Crafts. WOC has shared some of their amazing paper crafting embellishment products to our designers to create their one of a kind projects. It was a pleasure to work with WOC for this issue and we know you will enjoy seeing the various ways our designers have used these special embellishments in conjunctions with our Whimsy Stamps products. Whether you are looking for a new technique, searching for a gift idea, or just want to be inspired to ink up your stamps, this magazine issue is sure to spark creativity and encourage you to try new things. Grab a cup of your favorite drink and pull up a chair and be prepared to stare! We hope you enjoy reading this issue as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you. Happy Stamping, Denise

...and a note from Ann Dear friends, It has been a fight to get this issue out in time, but I am proud to say, that the battle has been won and we are triumphant! As I sit here writing this Editor‟s Note the night before the release date, I am happy to say that I think we have yet again succeeded in bringing you wonderful inspiration that is sure to get those creative juices flowing. Of course, we couldn‟t have done it without the help of the artists, designers and guests - without you, this magazine would be nothing. With the holidays fast approaching, I know that personally, this issue will come in handy when I am scrambling for unique gift ideas for the special people in my life. I am always in awe of the wonderful tutorials that are provided for us to share with you! From making your own clay embellishments to trinket pins, creating a masterpiece out of an old book, transforming plain boxes and candles to priceless gifts to be treasured - the list is endless! As I have mentioned to the many people, I am ever-so-lucky to be amongst such talent and to be working with wonderful products. We appreciate that you keep us going and are grateful for all the support that the magazine has received. It warms my heart to hear such praise for it. With your support, we hope to keep bringing you inspiration for many years to come! Till next time, Ann ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus

October Releases

by Lori Pachkowsky

Note of Thanks

Whimsy Stamps had two amazing releases in October! One was the release special of the Wee Stamps Collection by Sylvia Zet and the other was our fun and festive holiday season release from Crissy Armstrong, KennyK, and Raindrop Echo Designs. We also released two die sets in October! All of these new products are available at the Whimsy Stamps shop now.

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Sweet Blossom, Thank You Tiles; Papers: Close to My Heart; Ink: Memento black, Tim Holtz vintage photo for sponged edges. Sentiment stamped in Walnut Stain; Colouring Medium: Copic Markers; Embellishments: Flower sticker, pearl brads, lace, ribbon, Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, corner stickers; Other: Stickles, sewing machine, Martha Stewart butterfly punch ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: October Releases

‘Tis the Season by Lori Pachkowsky

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Bart Loves Christmas, Holiday Ticket Sentiments; Papers: Dovecraft, Cosmo Cricket, glitter cardstock; Ink: Memento black; Colouring Medium: Copic Markers; Embellishments: Liquid Pearls, ribbon, Buttons, twine; Other: Spica Glitter pen for faux stitching, white gel pen for highlights, star dust stickles, crystal effects for the ornaments and lights

Happy Autumn

by Marley van der Heijden Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Autumn Happiness; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from October Afternoon; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, leaves & rose from WOC, Liquid Pearls, Stickles, Letter Stickers; Tools: Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I placed my designer papers where I want them. Cut out my image and distressed the edges with Vintage Photo. I glue it all on my card and start to decorate it with flowers, leaves, and I have created the text “Happy Autumn” with letter stickers. Added some pearls and Stickles.

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Product Focus: October Releases

Season’s Greetings by Minna Paajanen Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy, Season‟s Greetings sentiments (digi); Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring medium: Copics; Papers: Magnolia, Melissa Frances; Embellishments: Lace, button twine, charm, Prima flowers and leaves, cheese cloth, crinkled cardboard; Tools: sewing machine; Other: Snow spray, white acrylic paint, white spray paint, glitter glue.

Fairy Happy Birthday by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Silver Fairy, Magical Mini Letter Seals; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Design Papers: Maja Design, Cardstock: Mark‟s Finest Papers; Embellishments: ribbon from stash, Doily: Wilton; Tools: Whimsy Elegant Flourishes Die Set, Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug.

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Product Focus: October Releases

Jolly Bart!

by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Bart Loves Christmas, Holiday Mini Postage Stamps; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Designer papers are from Whimsy; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickels, Metal Corners, Charm from Whimsy; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Mini Postage die, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I have placed my design papers where I want them.. Glued them on to the card base and cut out the image. I distressed the edges with Vintage Photo. In the middle I have used a ribbon and made a bow. I attached a charm to the bow. Then I stamped some Holiday mini postage stamps and cut them out with the Cuttlebug using the Mini Postage Die. I have placed the postage stamps around the image, 2 corners in the corner of my card, a big flower in the corner of my image and a button in the middle. Some Stickles and pearls around the image.

Sweet Blossom by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Sweet Blossom; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Authentique Paper; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Roses and rosebuds from WOC, Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickles; Tools: Circle Nestabilities, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen. How To: I place my design papers where I want them. Cut out my image with a circle Nestabilities and place it on my card. In the middle I have a ribbon and made a bow. Around the image I placed some flowers and leaves. In the corners some pearls. Stickles and you are done!

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Mrs. Claus

Product Focus: October Releases

by Annika Ryan

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Mrs. Santa Claus, Holiday Postage Stamps; Papers: Girls Paperie Tinsel and Twig 12x12; Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring Medium: Copic Markers, FlexMarkers; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Cherry Blossom Flowers, Silver Miniature Ringing Bell, Black Gingham Ribbon, Divine Twine; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Postage Stamp Die, Purple Cow guillotine, ATC Tape Gun, Papermania hot glue gun; Other: Girls Paperie Tinsel & Twing cardstock stickers and regular black photo corners, foam dimensional tape.

Naughty Or Nice? by Lori Pachkowsky

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Mistletoe, Holiday Ticket Sentiments; Papers: My Mindâ€&#x;s Eye; Ink: Memento Black; Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Embellishments: Snowflake, Red Pearls, Stardust Stickles, ribbon.; Tools: Black Spica pen for faux stitching.

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Product Focus: October Releases

Winter Fairy

by Lori Pachkowsky

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy; Papers: Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses designer paper, bazzill basics card stock; Ink: Memento Black; Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Embellishments: Snowflake, Flowers, Ribbon, snowflake sticker, stickles, paper doily; Tools: Sewing Machine, Martha Stewart Lace Punch.

Wee Suzi by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Wee Suzi, Summer Letter Seals; Coloring Medium: Distress Ink Reinkers; Papers: Design Papers: Maja Design, Cardstock: Marks Finest Papers; Embellishments: Flowers: My Stash, Ribbon: Seam Binding, Stickles; Tools: Whimsy Vines Die Set, Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: October Releases

Mrs. Claus

by Marley van der Heijden Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Mrs. Claus, Holiday Mini Postage stamps; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Whimsy Stamps Very Merry; Embellishments: Roses and leaves from WOC, Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Pearls, Stickels, snowflakes from Martha Stewart; Tools: Whimsy Mini Postage Stamp die, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: Place the designer papers where you want them and glue them on your card. I cut out the image and distress it with vintage photo. Glue it on the card. In the middle I have used some ribbon. Roses and leaves around the image. I stamped the Holiday Mini Postage stamp and cut it out with the Whimsy Mini Postage die. Place it on your card. Some pearls and Stickles to finish it.

Merry & Bright by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Little Santa Claws, Holiday Mini Postage stamps; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Whimsy Stamps Very Merry; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Roses WOC, Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickels, snowflakes from Martha Stewart; Tools: Whimsy Mini Postage Stamp die, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: For this card I only used one design paper. The lovely Whimsy papers are so beautiful they donâ€&#x;t need much decoration! I cut out the image and distress it with vintage photo. Place the flowers and roses around my image. Punched out some snowflakes with the Martha Stewart punch. I used a ribbon and made a bow with a button in the middle. I stamped the holiday mini postage stamp and cut it out with the Whimsy Mini Postage Stamp Die. Place it on your card, some Stickles and pearls to finish the card. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: October Releases

Season’s Greetings by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Sweet Blossom, Party Mini Letter Seals; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Design Papers: Maja Design, Cardstock: American Crafts; Embellishments: Flowers: My Stash, Brads: Making Memories, Stickles, Liquid Pearls, Ribbon: Hug Snug, Fabric: My Stash; Tools: Whimsy Vines Die Set, Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug, Leaf Punch: Martha Stewart

Peace on Earth by Iris Wiechmann

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy, Peace on Earth (sentiment); Paper: Memory Box - Yuletide, cardstock mint green and pink; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on x-press it CS; Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: Whimsy Shapeology: Winter‟s Jewel Die & Vines Die Set, MS snowflake punch; Embellishments: Whimsy Embellishments „Snowflake Charm‟, chiffon ribbon pink, half-pearls, glitter, MS snow, Stickles, paper flowers; How To: Cut card from white cardstock 5.5 x 11 inches. Score at 5.5 inches, fold. Cut pink cardstock 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches and DP 5 ¾ x 5 ¾ inches. Adhere both layers to card. Cut a mint green piece of cardstock to 4 x 4 ¾ inches and a piece of DP slightly smaller; layer on top of each other, shifted. Then cut a pink piece of cardstock to 4 1/4 x 4 inches and cut your stamped image slightly smaller than that; adhere your stamped image slightly offset to the pink cardstock. Cut a third piece of cardstock (pink) to 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches and another piece of DP slightly smaller than that; layer on top of each other. Arrange paper layers, ribbon and image on card (see photo) and adhere. Die cut vine swirls and snowflakes. Stamp sentiment onto mint green cardstock and punch out with a circle punch. Make a bow and attach snowflake charm. Decorate card with vine swirls, snowflakes, flowers, bow and glitter (refer to photo for placement) ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Paper Crafting Embellishments

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Whimsy buds Ribbon Sliders The Twinery Twine Hand-dyed ribbon Charms

The perfect embellishments for all your papercrafting needs!

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Sylvia Zet Artist Spotlight

An interview behind the artist of Wee Stamps

New Whimsy Stamps Artist

that it took only few months to be contacted by one of the children‟s book publishers and to have my first contract signed.

How did you become a rubber stamp artist? I am very grateful to wonderful Tracey Feeger from Spesch Designer Stamps who introduced me to the stamping world. It was great pleasure to work with her and awesome new adventure to have my first designs available as digital stamps. What do you love most about illustrating rubber stamps? It must be the fact that I can set my imagination free and play with it as much as I want. There is no particular theme or text I need to follow so I just keep working on the endless image possibilities until I am satisfied or simply tired. The other thing that I love about it is an appreciation and kind feedback from my designs‟ fans. It is something completely different than when working on the children‟s books. I have not only a possibility to contact with Crafters but also to enjoy theirs– sometimes really mind-blowing - creations.

Tell us a little about yourself - anything you'd like to share about you personally. I love to share my artworks but speaking or writing about myself has been always a challenge. To start with I am children‟s book illustrator and I LOVE this work! Being a stamps designer is something that I love even more! I am very very lucky to live in one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen - in Edinburgh but I am originally from Poland. I have moved to UK few years ago, just after graduating from University, where I was studying …Polish literature!:) How did you start your art career? Did you always want to be an artist? Drawing has been always my biggest love, but I kept thinking about it as an hobby not as a possible way of life. I had no money to afford to go to art school and I had no courage to follow my heart and intuition so - in consequences- I choose different and more “secure” career path. Few years later I realized though that the hunger for creativity became too big to overcome and that there is no other way to be happy and fulfilled but to follow my passion. I started my art career by setting up an online portfolio of my artworks and writing a few thousands emails to publishers and agents all around the world. It was only 5 years ago but the quality of my drawings and first digital artworks was really poor that time (I still need a LOT of practice) and I think I was very lucky

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What is your absolute favorite of the Whimsy Stamps that you've illustrated? I think it is Fluffy on the Lily and it should be released in Whimsy rubber soon. This adorable squirrel is absolutely the type of the pet I would love to bring to real life with some magic stick and play with :) Whenever I ask my husband similar question - which of my designs he likes the most – he says that the best ones are yet to come :) What inspires you? I like to say that my designs are dreamed up form fairy tales – and this is true actually. Fairy tales, legends and animated movies were my first inspirations. There is also the beauty of nature, the cuteness of baby animals and some very creative artistic minds out there that play a big part in my creating process. If you weren't an artist, what do you think you would like to do for a career? If I didn‟t draw I would deepen the other passions I have such as photography, sociology and psychology. These are only the few paths to start with. I believe there are many fascinating opportunities of career still being undiscovered, not only for me but for each one of us. As long as we have our ears, eyes and hearts wide open and we stay curious about life – it surely will amaze us with it‟s diversity. What is the one tool/supply you can't live without? I am not very demanding in this matter. Combination of a pencil and few sheets of paper is an ocean of endless possibilities…

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Artist Spotlight: Sylvia Zet

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Book Box Tutorial by Patricia Garcia

In this tutorial, Patricia teaches you how to transform an old book into a masterpiece! It is a unique gift that anyone would love to receive!

Supplies 

Old Hard Cover Book

Craft Knife

Glue

Sand Paper

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Step 1: I start sanding down the title and distressing a bit the fabric. Step 2: I add glue to the edge of the pages, you need to glue one by one. Leaving the center (where the letters are) with no glue. ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Do It Yourself: Book Box by Patricia

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Step 3: With your craft knife cut all around the wording of the pages, this will be easy as all the pages are already glued together, so you should have a pretty good alignment. I glued mines in sections, example 30 pages in a bunch and then cut thru those 30 and so on.

Step 4: This is all the cutting around the wording.

5 Step 5: Once you cut all around it's really easy to pull out the pages. Apply Glue (I used Tape glue it's a lot stronger and you don't have to wait till it dries) to all your sections.

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Step 6: Press Firmly and your Book is ready to decorate!

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Product Focus

Recently Released

by Marley van der Heijden

Cheers to you!

These products are relatively new to the Whimsy Stamps Collections as they have only been with us for a couple of months. These stamps, sentiments and dies are perfect for any occasion or a special occasion project!

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Wasn’t Me, Retro Bottle Cap Sentiments; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Prima Marketing, Kraft Cardstock; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Roses WOC, Pom Pom Trim from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickles, Butterflys from Martha Stewart; Tools: Whimsy Bottle Cap Die, Grand Nestabilities, Label Nestabilities, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I have cut out my card base with a Grand Nestabilities. Then I started to place my papers where I want them. The image is also cut with a NestabilitieS and the edges are distressed with vintage photo. I have stamped my sentiment; Cheers to you and cut it out with the Whimsy bottle cap die. I glued the image and the sentiment on my card and started to decorate it with flowers, leaves, butterflies. In the middle a pom pomp trim, some liquid pearls and of course, Stickles on the image. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: Recently Released

Fall Fairy

by Marley van der Heijden

Hello!

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Ock Toe Bur Fairy; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers first edition paper; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Ribbon, Liquid Pearls, Stickles; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Elegant Flourishes Die Set, Whimsy Double Scallop Border Die, Nestabilities label, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I place my designer papers where I want them. I cut out the image with a Nestabilities and distressed the edges with vintage photo. I have used the Whimsy double scallop border die and placed it under my middle designer paper so you can only see the scallop. Then I glued on the papers and my image. I started to decorate it with flowers and some liquid pearls. Then I have cut out some elegant flourishes and placed them under my flowers and around my image. Cut some corners and tore hem.

by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Pum Kinnie Fairy; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers are from a Dutch Store called Action; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, leaves from WoC, Seam binding Ribbon and buttons are from Sew Sweet, Metal Corners, Leave Charm, Liquid Pearls.; Tools: Circle Nestabilities Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I placed my design papers how I want them. Glued the papers & cut out my image with a circle Nestabilities. Before I glue the image on my card I distress the edges with Vintage Photo distress ink. I have put 2 metal corners in the corner of my card. Place the flowers around my image and add some brads in the flowers and buttons and some leaves. In the middle of the card I have used seam binding ribbon and made a bow. Glued a button on the bow and attached a charm. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: Recently Released

Bunny Witch by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Little Bunny Witch, The Fun Life Ticket Sentiments; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Design Papers: Bo Bunny, Cardstock: American Crafts; Embellishments: Brad: American Crafts, Buttons: American Crafts, Ribbon: Hug Snug, Bakers Twine: The Twinery, Glitter: Martha Stewart; Tools: Sewing Machine, Scallop Punch: Marvy Uchida

Boo!

by Patricia Garcia Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Cat O’ Lantern; Ink: Staz On; Coloring Medium: Distress ReInkers; Papers: Basic Grey Eerie, American Crafts Card Stock; Embellishments: Black GlitterK Memories, Flowers- IamRoses, Bat Border Punch - Ek Success, Lace; Tools: Sewing Machine

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Product Focus: Recently Released

Smokin’! by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Scarlett West, The Fun Life Tickets; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: DP Tim Holtz, Cardstock: American Crafts; Embellishments: Ribbon: Seam Binding by Hug Snug; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Ticket Die, Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug

Wanda Wicked by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Wanda Wicked, The Fun Life Tickets; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Design Papers: Basic Grey, Card stock: American Crafts; Embellishments: Flowers: Michael's, Ribbon: Hug Snug, Stickles, Grunge Board Skull: Tim Holtz; Tools: Sewing Machine, Whimsy Ticket Die, Leaf Punch: Martha Stewart

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Bathing Beauty

Product Focus: Recently Released

by Marley van der Heijden Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Bathing Beauty, Lavish Flourishes, Film Marker Sentiments, Vintage Seed Packets; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Melissa Francis; Embellishments: Flowers from WOC, Rose Ribbon, Butterfly’s from Martha Stewart, Real postage stamps, Pearls, Stickles; Tools: Whimsy Film Marker Die, Glue, Papercutter, Die cut machine, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I place my design papers where I want them and distress them all with vintage photo. I glue them on my card. I cut out the image and I distress the edges with vintage photo. I glue the image on my card. In the middle I have used rose ribbon. I stamped the Vintage bottle label on kraft cardstock and cut it out, place it behind your image. Then I stamped the Film Marker sentiments on kraft cardstock and cut it out with the film marker die. In the corners I have stamped the beautiful Lavish Flourishes stamp with sepia ink. I place my flowers were I want them, some pearls and Stickles!

Reach for The stars! by Erin Bailey

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Penpal Mouse, Adventure Mini Postage Stamps; Paper: Oxford Basic grey; Espresso and baja breeze, Stampin Up; Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, Copic markers; Embellishments: Button, basic grey; butchers twine, Stampin’ Up, eyelets, Stickles; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Mini Postage Die

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Product Focus: Recently Released

Autumn Mosaic by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Fall Wreath, Autumn Letter Seals, Lavish Flourishes; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Maja Design, CardStock- American Crafts; Embellishments: Flower- Whimsy Stamps, Seam Binding Ribbon- Hug Snug, GlitterStickles; Tools: Sewing Machine

Beautiful Digital Papers By Moon Cookie Gallery

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Quick Tip

Button Embellishments by Patricia Garcia

Ever get tired of using the same buttons over and over again? Patricia will show you how to dress up those buttons to give them some flare! Supplies  

Scallop Punch Buttons

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Bakers Twine Glue Design Paper

Step 1: Punch out two Scallop circles from Design Paper (I usually use one that matches my Project) Step 2: Add Twine to your buttons.

Step 3: Add Glue to the back of the Buttons and adhere to the scallop circles. Step 4: They are ready to attach to your project!

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Trinket Pins Tutorial by Iris Wiechmann

In the following tutorial would I like to show you how I make my own trinket pins/hat pins to use as embellishments! Supplies      

trinket pin / hat pin blanks, corsage pins different pearls, charms, spacers etc. glue tools: needlenose pliers, bead reamer, tool for applying glue Styrofoam cone or pin cushion Copic marker, your color choice

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STEP 1: After deciding what pearls to use and what kind of trinket pin I like to make I’m ready to assemble my first pin. I went for all golden materials. Four different size pearls, a bead cap and a spacer. My pin is 2.5 inches long and is a regular hat pin blank. ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Step 2: Now thread on your pearls in the desired order. Step 3: I like to secure my beads with glue. Other options would be to use a crimp bead at the end of your pearls or add a clutch.

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Step 4: Apply a little bit of glue to the pin and second last pearl before stringing on the last bead. In my case this is a bead cap.

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Step 5: There are lots of different glues you can use. I prefer Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue or Aleene’s Thick Designer Tacky Glue. Both have a strong bond and dry crystal clear. Careful with super glues (fast drying glues) as they will shrink and become brittle over time. Which can result in loose pearls.

Step 6: Use a pin cushion or Styrofoam cone (my favorite) to let the glue dry completely. Best is over night or see your glues directions for drying time.

Tip: Sometimes the hole in a bead is just a tiny bit too small for the pin. You can open up the hole just a little by using a bead reamer. Works well on metal and plastic beads. Be careful with glass beads as they can break.

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Step 8: I added my charm to a short piece of chain. Using a jump ring attach the dangle to the loop with your needle nose pliers. Some loops are open then you don’t have to use a jump ring. Simply bend open the loop very carefully, add the dangle and close it again.

7 Step 7: For my next trinket pin I chose a hat pin blank with a loop. These are perfect for adding little charm danglers to your pin.

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Step 9: Because my dangle is a little longer I decided to add to more pearls.

10b Step 10: Again string on all your pearls, add glue and secure the last bead.

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11 Step 12: Another way to add a dangle is to just thread it onto your pin between two pearls. Step 11: Stick to the cone and let dry.

Step 13: Corsage pins make also perfect trinket pins. You can use them alone or add more pearls.

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Step 14: I like to make a yellow-green trinket pin with 3 pearls. But the pearl of my corsage pin is white. What now?

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Step 15: Just use a Copic marker in a matching color and color your white pearl! It’s that easy!

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Step 16: Now you are good to go! Here you can see my yellow-green trinket pin

Here are the trinket pins ready to use. I used two of my pins on my Thanksgiving Gift Set Project, which you can see on page 69. Have fun and enjoy making your own trinket pins!

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Quick Tip

Jewel Box Storage Quick Tip by Iris Wiechmann Trying to find the perfect storage solution for all your sentiments? Need a quick way to find just the right one to use on your creation? Then this may just be the perfect Quick Tip for you! I like to store my Whimsy Sentiment Sets in DVD jewel cases. You can find DVD jewel cases online with the DVD hub already removed and for under $1. They are the perfect size for the sets and easy to store.

The packing slip fits perfectly in the cover and makes organizing the sets easy. I use removable Dotto Dots to adhere the paper to the case to prevent possible shifting and slipping. It’s almost not visible and can be easily removed. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

Whimsy stamps come already mounted on EZ cling cushion foam. Just trim to the desired size and put in the jewel case.

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I like to store my jewel cases in baskets. Makes it easy to flip through them when looking for a matching sentiment for a project.

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BuzzWorthy News

Shape EZ

By TLC

The newest product line to hit our Whimsy Stamps shelves is arriving on October 31st. Our very own Tammy Louise Cunliffe is the designer behind our new line of templates and cut files called Shape EZ by TLC! Tammy Louise has created very useful templates for making gift bags and pouches, unique shaped cards, and lots more. Check out these beautiful samples created by Tammy Louise herself and don’t miss the launch of Shape EZ by TLC on Monday, October 31st!

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by Tammy Louise Cunliffe

Holiday Ornament

Product Focus: Recently Released

Template: Shape EZ Ornament and Shape EZ Poinsettia Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Season’s Greetings Sentiments (digi), Fancy Curvy Frame-Dots (digi); Papers: Jovial collection by Basic Grey; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Ranger Distress Ink; Embellishments: WOC Black Guipure Lace, Kaisercraft basics Austria Crystals; Tools: Score Pal, Make the Cut program, Cricuit; Other: Shape EZ "Ornament form, Shape EZ Poinsettia; Misc: Ribbon, metal thread, eyelets, charm and hoop from stash ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: Recently Released

Gift Pouch by Tammy Louise Cunliffe

Template: Shape EZ Gift Pouch and Shape EZ Swirl Flower; Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Season’s Greetings Sentiments; Coloring medium: Ranger Distress Ink, Copic; Paper: Dragon Designs "Fall Fruits" digi; Embellishment: Stickles "Frosted Lace", The Paper Studios Pearl Sticker altered w/copic, Brads by The Paper Studios Black, The Paper Studios Black/Brown ribbon collection, Mulbury leaf from Recollections; Tools: Cutter,Scor Pal, Scor Tape, hot glue ; Other: beaded ribbon and Velcro is from stash.

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Rolled Bag

by Tammy Louise Cunliffe

Template: Shape EZ Rolled Bag; Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Postage Stamp Sentiments; Coloring Medium: Momento ink, White pigment Ink; Paper: Unrecorded; Embellishment: Hand made flower; Tools: Cutter, Scor Pal, Scor Tape, Hole Punch, Crop a Dile; Other: Glitter Snow Flake Ornament, cheese cloth, Wire Holiday Ribbon.

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Shape ShapeEZ EZ

Dress & Rolled Flower Tutorial By Tammy Louise Cunliffe

This project from start to finish takes about 15 minutes when the embellishments are ready to go and is such an elegant way to show someone you care. This card is made with the "dress and swirl flower" templates, along with the double border die and the baby die cutters available from the Whimsy store. This is one stop you won't want to miss! Join me as I give you step by step instructions and walk you through this entire project! Supplies       

Whimsy Stamps Shapeology "Double Scalloped Border Die" Whimsy Stamps Shapeology "Welcome Baby Die Set" Shape EZ "Dress" digi image Shape EZ "Swirl Flower" digi image McGill leaf punches Martha Stewart leaves punch Distress Ink pads, various embellishments

1 Step 1: Choose the size to cut your project with the SVG format and cut out the base (instructions included)

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Do it Yourself: Shape EZ Dress by TLC

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Step 3: All the forms are ready to be assembled Step 2: Choose your favorite DP and cut out the insert (included in the zip file) matching the two points to the base points in order to fit perfectly inside the base no matter what size you choose to cut it! (instructions included)

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Step 4: I chose to cut three different sizes of the swirl flower from the digital zip file on two different DP (sold separately or combine for a lower price)

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Step 5: Prepare your favorite embellishments

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Step 6: Distress the DP insert page with Ranger Ink to create more contrast from the base

Step 7: I combined a paper border from the Whimsy double scalloped border die cut with an elegant lace from my stash and wrapped around the insert dress shape

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Step 9: I rolled the swirl flower, distressed the edges (flowers aren't white at the edges hehe) then added a pearl to each

Step 8: This dress has lovely grooves perfect for lace borders, I added ribbon from stash to finish off the dresses ruffle look

11 Step 11: Distressed the rattle and added the Sentiment from the Celebration Pennants Sentiment Set and added the liquid pearls

10 Step 10: I rolled each leaf shape inward to create depth in the leaves ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

Goodness, gracious, it's the 15 minute marker and the project is complete! The charm is added to the cutoff rattle die cut and don't forget, I added some of the elegant ruffle lace to the designated (not just round) shaped sleeve area and the card is complete!

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Dress

by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Template: Shape EZ Dress and Shape EZ Swirl Flower; Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Celebration Pennant Sentiments; Coloring medium/ink: Ranger Distress Ink, Memento Ink "Black"; Papers: Dragon Designs digi paper " Fall Fruits "; Embellishments: Whimsy Stamps Shapeology "Double Scalloped Border Die", Whimsy Stamps Shapeology "Welcome Baby Die Set", McGill leaf punches, Martha Stewart leaves punch, The Paper Studios Pearls; Tools: Cutter, Scor Pal, hot glue, curler tool, hole punch, double sided Scor Tape Other: Charm and Ribbon from stash.

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At Wild Orchid Crafts we're very passionate about our beautiful Mulberry Paper Flowers and many other craft items, and we're always working hard to make sure that the quality of our products and service s is a high as it can possibly be, while offering excellent value for money to all of our customers. All of our Mulberry Paper Flowers are made using natural, renewable resources. The flowers are all handmade by experienced crafts people using high quality materials and great care is taken to ensure that they are made to the highest standard. We are very proud of the quality and manner in which our flowers are produced, and the fact that they are made using natural, renewable resources. As well as Mulberry Paper Flowers and leaves, we have many other beautiful craft items including lace, pins, self-adhesive pearls, crystal drops and hearts, and many more besides. To find out more, please visit our website: http://www.wildorchidcrafts.com 40


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Company Team Team--up!

We are very happy to share some very special creations using Whimsy Stamps products in conjunction with our company team-up partner, Wild Orchid Crafts! The WOC DT and Whimsy DT have joined forces and designed some absolutely stunning projects using various products from both shops. There are holiday gift ideas, cards, and lots and lots of beautiful flowers! In this company team-up we also have a very special guest...

Special Guest Designer: Bev Rochester

We are very excited to showcase a wonderful special guest this month, Bev Rochester! Bev is a great friend of ours and an absolutely amazing crafter. We are always left in awe of the beauty in her creations. There are very special projects Bev has designed using our new Wee Stamps for Whimsy rubber stamps, some of our sentiment sets, and Wild Orchid Crafts flowers. Feast your eyes on these wonderful creations! ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Little Friend

Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy, Holiday Postage Sentiments; Paper: Bildmalarna Christmas papers –Dies to Die For; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics and Prismacolor pencils; Embellishments: Mulberry flowers,charms, Lace (which has been painted with white acrylic paint) from Wild Orchid Crafts; Tools: Go Kreate Frilly Frame die (for cards shape), Spellbinders Ironworks Motif die; Other: Bazzill Card Stock

By Bev Rochester Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Silver Fairy, Party Mini Letter Seals; Paper: Memory Box Gossamer; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics and Prismacolor pencils; Embellishments: Mulberry flowers and Slider Buckle from Wild Orchid Crafts, Tulle from stash; Tools: Sizzix Tim Holtz Clock Die, Martha Stewart Frond leaf punch, circle punch; Other: Kraft Card

Moments to Cherish By Bev Rochester

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By Bev Rochester

The Best is Yet to Come

Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Sweet Blossom, Celebration Pennants; Paper: Nitwit Collections Pinky Swear Digital Kit; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics and Prismacolor pencils; Embellishments: Mulberry flowers, organza ribbon, Divine Twine from Wild Orchid Crafts, Pearl hearts from stash; Tools: Marianne Design leaf die set, Martha Stewart Frond leaf punch, Whimsy Banner Die Set; Other: Bazzill Card Stock ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Wee Suzi, Postage Stamp Sentiments; Paper: K & Co Watercolour Bouquet Pad; Ink/Coloring Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics and Prismacolor pencils; Embellishments: Mulberry flowers, organza ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts, Pearl button from stash; Tools: Go Kreate Frilly Frame die (for cards shape), Memory Box Flourish die, Martha Stewart Frond leaf punch, circle punch, Martha Stewart Butterfly border punch; Other: Bazzill Card Stock.

Special Day By Bev Rochester

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by Lena Katrine Øien

Christmas Candy Canes

Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Vintage Christmas and Peace on Earth; Papers: Cosmo Cricket - Mitten Weather "Flurries", Bazzill - Smooth ivory cardstock; Inks: Adirondack - Mushroom, ColorBox - Fluid Chalk "Creamy Brown"; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Self Adhesive Pearls, Carnations, Silk Ribbon & Medium Pearl Brads; Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Classic Circles, Eyelet Circles & Shapeabilities (lilies/corners), Martha Stewart - Swirling Lace edge punch, Cheery Lynn Designs - Doily Dies "French Pastry", Magnolia DooHickeys Dies (flowers & leaves); Other: The card is very much inspired by Elly de Bruin. ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC

Mr. & Mrs. Teddy Claus by Jacque Beddingfield

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Claus; Papers: Bazzill, Cryogen White, Best Creation Merry Christmas; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copics and Promarkers; Embellishments: WOC Silk Ribbon, WOC Satin Ribbon, WOC Silver Decorative Bells, WOC Holly Leaves, WOC Small Poinsettias, WOC Small Moonstone Brads, WOC Lace, WOC Green German Glass Glitter, Prisma Glitter, Liquid Applique; Tools: Sewing Machine

Winter Fairy

By Mindy Baxter

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy; Paper: Recollections, Stampin' Up!, Copic Xpress; Ink: Memento Black and Copic Markers; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - 25mm Dove Grey Rose, 10mm Dove Grey Rose, 20mm Mahogany Rose, White Lily, 15mm Cream Rose, 4mm Blue Rosebud, Large Pearl Brad, Filigree Silver Corners, White Guipure Lace, Mahogany Seam Binding; Accessories/Tools: White Flowersoft, Clear embossing Powder and Iridescent Ice embossing powder, heat tool EXCLUSIVE TIP: I wanted the snow to look sparkly and icy so I embossed in Irridecent Ice and then I embossed 2 times using clear embossing powder. I use a Versamark pen so it's easier to emboss around the image. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Christmas Dreaming

Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC

by Annika Ryan Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Christmas Dreaming, Holiday Postage Stamps; Papers: Basic Grey Jovial 12x12; Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress inks in Worn Lipstick, Peeled Paint & Vintage Photo, Dark Moss chalk ink; Coloring Medium: Copic Markers, FlexMarkers, Papermania pealescent markers; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Curly Wild Roses, Open Roses, Cherry Blossoms, Gladioli, Lily Leaves, white seam binding, Natural Cotton Lace. My stash: paper doily, green satin trimmed sheer ribbon, Ivy vine, Make It Crafty chipboard corner; Tools: Purple Cow guillotine, Cutter Bee precision scissors, pricking tool for curling the stems, Papermania glue gun; Other: Tattered Angels Glimmer mists in Gold, Cinnamon, Candy Apple & Forest Green, Cosmic Shimmer Mango Blaze Mister, Diamond Stickles ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC

Christmas Gift Box

by Lena Katrine Ă˜ien Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Vintage Christmas and Peace on Earth; Papers: 3ndypapir - "Juledag", Bazzill - Chrimson & Ivory cardstock, copy paper 280g.; Inks: Adirondack - Mushroom, Distress Ink - Pumice Stone; Coloring Medium: Prismacolour Premier Pencils; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Organza Ribbon 10 mm, Self Adhesive Pearls, Open Paper Roses 10 mm, Closed Rosebuds 4 mm, Lilies, Carnation, Christmas Metal Charm, Holly Berries; Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Label 18, Martha Stewart - Swirling Lace edge punch, Cheery Lynn Designs - Doily Dies "French Pastry"; Other: I've added some Stickles "Platinum" from Ranger in the middle of the poinsettia, and filled the box with tea-bags. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Christmas Easel

by Iris Wiechmann Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Mistletoe, Winter Letter Seals; Paper: MME - 12 days of Christmas, Recollections - Sugar Plums, CS green, turquoise, red and white glitter; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on X-press It Blending Card; Coloring Medium: Copics; Dies & Punches: Whimsy Stamps Ornament Dies & Stocking Dies, Paper Shapers Snowflake border punch, Spellbinders circles and MS holly leaf punch; Embellishments: Whimsy Stamps Snowflake charm, ribbon and bakers twine, Wild Orchid Crafts: Flowers, lace and little bell; Other: Stickles, rhinestones, sparkle burst brad, gauze, film strip ribbon, mini jingle bell.

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Light of Christmas

by Lena Katrine Ă˜ien Stamps: Whimsy Stamps "Vintage Christmas"; Papers: Melissa Frances - Ginger, Bazzill - Chrimson & Ivory cardstock, copy paper 280g; Inks: Adirondack - Mushroom, Distress Ink - Pumice Stone; Coloring Medium: Prismacolour Premier Pencils; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Satin Ribbon, Decorative Metal Corners, Self Adhesive Pearls, Wild Rose 25mm, Open Paper Roses 10 mm, 15 mm & 20mm, Closed Rosebuds 4 mm; Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Label 18, Martha Stewart - Holly punch; Other: The berries on the image has got a bit of a 3D-effect by adding Glossy Accents from Ranger. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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With Love by Dena Concienne

Card Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy and Season’s Greetings Sentiments (digi); Paper: Bo Bunny Papers; Ink: Distress Inks; Embellishments: Ivory Cherry Blossoms, Large Burgundy Curly Wild Rose, Ivory Gypsophilia, Cream Vintage Seam Binding from Wild Orchid Crafts, Spellbinders Lacey Circle, Martha Stewart Pine Branch Punch, Lace, Stardust Stickles, Twinklets Ornament Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy; Ink: Copics Embellishments: Ivory Cherry Blossoms, Large Burgundy Curly Wild Rose from Wild Orchid Crafts, Martha Stewart Pine Branch Punch, sheer ribbon, lace and muslin fabric ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Company Team-up: Whimsy + WoC

Holidayby Wall Hanging Kylie Kueter Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Chilly BunBun Fairy, Cozy Little Snowman, Winter Letter Seals; Paper: Memory Box “Mistletoe” and Bazzil White cardstock; Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts Items: Mixed colour Large Moonstone Brads, Ivory Insertion Aglaise Lace, White paper Poinsettias, Mixed metal Christmas embellishments , Double end Red Holly berries, Green Paper Holly Leaves, Deep red Small Gardenias, Carnations, Red Cherry Blossoms, Paper doily, Olive Green Hybrid Tea Rose 40 mm, Buff Raffia Ribbon, Pearl Sprays, 15 mm pastel green open rose; Other: White Gesso and Distress Ink Old Paper for Distressing, Brass Eyelets and crop a dile, Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Squares, Spellbinders Deckled Rectangles, Martha Stewart Deep edge punch, Hot glue gun ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Note Box by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Mistletoe, Calendar; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Kaisercraft; Embellishments: Roses from WOC, Purple pearls from WOC, Liquid Pearls, Stickles, snowflake from Martha Stewart; Tools: Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: This is a little note-box. I have placed some designer paper on the box, stamped the calendar stamp and numbered it. I glued it on the box. Cut out my image and place it next to the calendar. Punched out a snowflake with a Martha Stewart stamp. Some roses in the corner, leaves, pearls and Stickles to finish it.

Holiday Shopping! by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Madison Attitude; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Kaisercraft.; Embellishments: Roses from WOC, Ribbon from WOC, Pearls From WOC, Liquid Pearls, Stickles, snowflakes from Martha Stewart; Tools: Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: This is a paper bag. I decorated it with designer papers. Punched out a border with a Martha Stewart punch. Cut out my image and place it on the paper bag. Some roses in the corner. I made a bow and placed it on the paperbag. Pearls and stickels to finish it.

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Happy Holidays by Pops Morfitt

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Elf Bell Mouse, Holiday Ticket Sentiments; Papers: Authenice Wonder, Neenah Card, Kraft Card; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Coloring Medium: Copics and Chalks; Embellishments: Ribbon, Moonstone Gem Brad, Heart Pin, 25mm White Wild Rose, 15mm White Open Rose, 10mm White Open Rose, Sweetheart Blsooms in Red, German Glass Glitter 80Grit in Gold,;Tools: Nesties in Circle and scallop circle, Whimsy Stamps Ticket Die, Tape, Glue, Cats eye Dark Brown Chalk, Quikutz Holly die. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Holiday Branch By Alberto Gava

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Peace on Earth; Papers: K&Company; Ink: Distress Crackle Picked Fence from Tim Holtz; Coloring Medium: Distress Inks; Embellishments: flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, gems, lace.

Giraffe Frame

by Tammy Louise Cunliffe Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Sentiment; Paper: DP for leaves by Reminisce; Embellishments: Whimsy Stamps Circle Pearl ribbon slider, WOC fern and flowers, Tulip Beads in a bottle white, Gold wire Christmas Ribbon from Hobby Lobby; Tools: Whimsy Welcome Baby Die, Bow Easy Tool, McGill 7 leaf punch, Plain square 7x7 inch

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Giraffe Skin Altered Frame Tutorial by Tammy Louise Cunliffe

Do you want to create a frame that stands out from the rest? Do you want something that is sure to get someone’s attention? Follow along as Tammy Louise shows you how to create a fun giraffe-print frame!

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Plaid Acrylic Paint

Distress Crackle paints: Antique Linen, Walnut Stain,

Memento black ink

Ranger Distress ink Spiced Marmalade, Antique Linen, Walnut Stain

Mod Podge

2 Step 1: Coat the project with Ivory Acrylic Paint for the base coat, then 1 coat of Distress Crackle paint in Antique Linen

Step 2: Next layer creates color spots like on a Giraffe with Vintage Photo Ranger Distress Crackle paint

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Do it yourself: Altered Frame

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Step 4: With the Spiced Marmalade Ranger Distress ink and pad, push the color into the cracks and rub excess off of the surface

Step 5: Allow to Dry and coat with Mod Podge to seal the paint

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Step 6: The Rest is Embellishments. Apply the Antique Linen, Walnut Stain and spiced Marmalade Distress Ink colors to the Die Cut and Sentiment . Add Tulle, ribbons and Whimsy die cut with WOC flowers

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Step 7: I aged the lower WOC large flower with Walnut Stain and Spiced Marmalade and added the Gold Filigree corner piece

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Sentimental Product Focus

Say it with words! These fabulous creations say it all with simple phrases and beautiful designs. Use sentiments as a focal point or to enhance your project, either way, sentiments are always a great addition to your creations!

Christmas Tag by Lori Pachkowsky

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Christmas Tree in Words, Lavish Flourishes; Papers: White and Gold Cardstock; Ink: Versamark, gold embossing powder, heat gun. Tim Holtz Antique Linen for the swirls; Embellishments: Lace, twine, gold poinsettia, rhinestone brad.; Tools: Sewing Machine, Corner punch, eyelet and Crop-a-dile; How to: Cut a basic tag shape out of cardstock and round the bottom corners using a corner punch. Punch a hole approximately 1/2 inch from the top in the center. Add an eyelet and a ribbon to the top. Embellish as you wish. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: Sentimental Stamping

Across The Miles by Alberto Gava

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Steampunk Travels, Everyday Postage Mini Stamps, Tim Holtz sentiment stamps; Papers: K&Company paper; Ink: Distress vintage photo all around the edges; Coloring Medium: Distress Inks; Embellishments: gems and gauze; Tools: brown pen

Timeless Treasures by Minna Paajanen

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Steampunk Travels and Magical Mini Letter Seals; Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Papers: Tim Holtz and We are Memory Keepers; Embellishments: Eyelets, button twine, charm, laces, cheese cloth, film strip, metal centres, Prima flowers; Tools: sewing machine, Sizzix die, embossing heating tool; Other: embossing powder black; Quick how-to: All the edges are sewn. The edges of the image is embossed with black, cheese cloth is coloured with self-made mist (Walnut Stain).

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Christmas Card Set Note of Thanks by Iris Wiechmann

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Holiday Postage Stamps, Music Notes Background Stamp; Paper: Cloud Nine Design, CS red and beige; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, water mark ink for background Dies & Punches: Whimsy Shapeology postage die, Spellbinders; Embellishments: ribbon, Whimsy Charm Embellishments

Joy & Peace

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Hang in There and Retro Bottle Cap Sentiments; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring medium: Copics and Prismacolour Pencils ; Paper: Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden, Stampin’ Up! Very Vanilla and Old Olive; Embellishments: Whimsy Embellishments ‘Five Petal Flower Charm’ & Heart Pearl Ribbon Slider, Stickles, rhinestone swirls, paper roses; Tools: Whimsy Shapeology ‘Elegant Flourishes’, Martha Stewart border punch, EK Success leave punch, heart doily die & butterfly die from Cheery Lynn Designs; Other: Card design is a twisted easel

by Minna Paajanen Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Season’s Greetings Sentiments (digi); Papers: Melissa Frances Home for the Holidays; Embellishments: ribbon, cheese cloth, flower from Wild Orchid Crafts, self made embellishment; Tools: sewing machine; Other: white acrylic paint; Quick howto: All the edges are sewn and added white paint.

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Greatest Treasure by Minna Paajanen

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Magical Mini Letter Seals, Freebie "Love" rubber stamp sentiment from Whimsy Stamps; Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Papers: Prima Madeline; Embellishments: Laces, cheese cloth, chipboard frame, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, Magnolia and Prima. self made heart embellishment, button; Tools: sewing machine; Other: white spray paint, white acrylic paint.

Dear Friend

by Penni Vickers

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Circle Silhouette Sentiments (digi); Papers: Blue Card from Stash, Papers from Stampin’ Up; Tools: Scor-Pal, Tab Punch – Stampin’ Up, Nesties Circles Die with Sizzix Big Shot Embellishments: Seam Binding

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ClaybyEmbellishments Minna Paajanen Minna teaches you how to create unique, beautiful, vintage, clay embellishments using Whimsy Stamps products! Supplies 

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Step 2: Press molds into the clay. You can choose any type of shapes that you want. Here I have chosen hearts, circles and a Christmas tree for holiday projects.

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3 Step 3: Pull out the cut clay shapes from the additional clay. Now we can start to decorate these.

Step 4: Here is one example of how I decorate the big butterfly shape. I press the stamp onto the modeling clay just as if you were stamping it on paper, but press it a little bit harder to get a good impression.

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6 Step 5: Now it looks like this with the butterfly impression. Next, I use the smaller butterfly.

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Step 6: As you can see I have pressed the little butterfly little bit harder than big one and the impression is deeper than the first. I’m going to use one more stamp that says “For You”

Step 8: Here are some other stamps that I have used. I stamped the flourish stamp for the tree and the Happy Thanksgiving stamp for another one.

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Step 9: Here is another picture. For the heart I have firsat used this text stamp and then Whimsy butterfly die.

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11 Step 11: When the clay is dry, we can start to color them and decorate them. To color them, I have used Distress Ink pads and refills.

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Step 10: Here are all the “cookies”. As you can see you can create what kind ever you want, it`s just your imagination. Before you can paint or decorate them allowe them to dry about 24 hours.

Step 12: Here, I’ve used Distress Ink Pumice Stone and an ink blending tool for coloring.

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Step 14: After that, I added a little bit of Walnut Stain for the edges the same way as earlier with the ink blending tool.

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Do It Yourself: Clay Embellishments by Minna Step 15: In this example, I’ve coloured it with Distress Ink refill in Aged Mahogany. To do this, put a one drop on an acrylic block, use a paintbrush to take up the colour, and colour the clay mold. If you use this method, allow them to dry again until the clay has hardened.

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Step 16: And here are all the embellishments. Now they are ready for use, we can add some glitter on to them to give them a little shimmer.

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18 Step 17: To do this, you need an old watercolor brush, white paint, glitter glue in silver, picket fence, star dust, platinum or what ever else you want to put them. Make sure that the brush that you use is not the same ones that you color your images with :) It will ruin the brush! ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

Step 18: The technique that I like to use is to combine white paint and the glitter glue (in this picture I have used the silver one)

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19 Step 19: You can either spread it around like I have, or only in the other side or here and there.

Step 20: Below are all the clay embellishments with paint and glitter glue. Now they have to dry and then they are ready to use!

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You can see Minna using some of these embellishments on her cards on page 59 and page 60!

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Beyond Cards Here our designers have used some Whimsy products to create little projects to spice up simple everyday use items!

Corner Book Book-Mark by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Hang in There, Everyday Mini Postage Stamps, Handmade Letter Seals; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Basic Grey; Embellishments: Liquid pearls, Stickles; Tools: Whimsy Mini Stamp Postage die, Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I made a corner bookmark. Placed my design papers where I want them. Cut out my image ( I love to leave a white space around the image) and place it on the corner bookmark. Then I stamped the Everyday Mini Postage stamp on kraft cardstock and cut it out with the Whimsy Mini Postage die. Glue them on the cornerbookmark. On the backside of the bookmark I also placed my design papers and stamped the Handmade letter seals stamp on kraft cardstock, cut it out, and place it on the back. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Treat jar by Patricia Garcia

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Cupcake Treat Trio, Film Strip Sentiments; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: My Minds Eye DP, Marks Finest Papers Craft CardStock; Embellishments: Ribbon: Michaels, Stickles, Liquid Applique; Tools: Heat Gun; Empty Glass Jar

Lazy Boy by Marley van der Heijden

Dies: Whimsy Stamps Double Scallop Border die, Whimsy Elegant Butterflies die set, Whimsy Elegant Flourishes die, Whimsy Double Scallop Tag die; Papers: Bo Bunny; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Roses from WOC, Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickels, photostrip from Tim Holtz, Dogpaw rubbons; Tools: Glue, Paper cutter, Die cut machine. How To: For this layout I have used a lot of Whimsy Stamps dies! They are so beautiful and so much detail. I have placed my photo where I want it and simply embellished! ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Adding Texture: Liquid Applique by Patricia Garcia

I love to make my images a bit more realistic and this is how I use Liquid Applique with my heat gun for a puffy effect.

Supplies: Whimsy Stamps Cupcake Treat Trio, Liquid Applique, heat gun

Step 1: Apply the Liquid Applique on your image evenly.

Step 2: Apply heat with the Heat Gun until the puffy effect shows, be careful the paper might get hot.

Step 3: Final result, decorate as desired. I usually like to add Glitter.

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Beyond Cards For many people, Autumn is the most beautiful time of the year! It is truly a season to be treasured. Take a look at how some of our team members celebrate Autumn with these projects!

Gift Set by Iris Wiechmann

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Acorn Mouse, Leafy Frame (digi), Autumn Sentiments (digi); Paper: Basic Grey – Pyrus, card stock yellow and muted blue; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on MIC card stock; Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: SU border punch and MS leaf punch, EK Success leaf punch, Spellbinders circle and label dies; Embellishments: handmade trinket pins, ribbon, ribbon slider, paper flowers, lace, rhinestones, metal flower, pearl brad, doily and hemp cord ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Beyond Cards: Autumn Projects

Kitty Bag by Alberto Gava

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Cat O'Lantern; Papers: Stamperia; Ink: Distress vintage photo for the edges; Coloring Medium: Copics; Embellishments: Lilac flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, orange from Magnolia and green from Prima, gems and jar from Tim Holtz; Tools: little blackboard, butterfly punch and a paper bag ; Tip: put some liquid soap in the jar and after that, close it up with a bit of hot glue.

by Patricia Garcia

Autumn Splendor

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Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Pum Kinnie Fairy, Autumn Letter Seals, Pendule 1: Stamp Enjoy; Coloring Medium: Distress Reinkers; Papers: Design Papers : Maja Design, Cardstock: American Crafts; Embellishments: Flowers: Petaloo, Brads: Marcella K, Glitter: Stickles in Platinum, Charm: my stash, Twine: PTI, Brads: Making Memories, Chip Board Letter: Making Memories; Tools: Sewing Machine, Border Punch: Ek Success, Crop A Dile, Circle Punch (For Scalloped Border): Marvy Uchida Visit us at http://www.whimsystamps.com

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by Jacque Beddingfield

Mouse Treat Box

Beyond Cards: Autumn Projects

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Acorn Mouse, Autumn Letter Seals; Papers: PTI Kraft, PTI Harvest Gold, Recollections Autumn DP; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copics, Promarkers; Embellishments: Grosgrain Ribbon, Acorn Brads, Autumn Table Scatter, Nesties; Tools: Sewing Machine, Big Shot, MM Slot Punch; Other: Candies are in clear plastic jars in the box

Bunny Treat Box

By Jacque Beddingfield

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Little Bunny Witch, Halloween Ticket Sentiments (digi); Papers: Bazzill, Best Creations Happy Haunting; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copics, Promarkers, Spica; Embellishments: Stickles, Grosgrain Ribbons, SB Fence Die, MB Spider Web Die, Jeweled Buttons, Rhinestones, Gem Spider, Glitter Crow, Prisma Glitter; Tools: Sewing Machine, Big Shot

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Decorated Box Tutorial by Pops Morfitt

Take a look at how Pops transforms this plain wooden box into a beautiful treasure! Supplies       

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Whimsy Stamps Little Christmas Angel (digi) Various Wild Orchid Crafts flowers Plain wooden box White emulsion paint Copics Paper Other embellishments

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Step 1: I started off with a plain wooden box. I took of the screws and hinges. Step 2: I painted it with white emulsion paint, at this point it doesn't matter if it doesn't cover properly as I am going to varnish it when I have finished,.

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Step 4: Then I took my Incerdibily Tacky Glue and I glued on the papers and again I waited for it to dry. Remember at this point to find your screw holes again.

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Step 3: I chose the paper I wanted to use, I always use Digital Paper when doing a project like this so if I make a mistake I can just print off another sheet without worrying I have enough, the paper I chose for this project is Nitwits and this one is called Winter Wishes too I measured and cut to size all my papers.

Step 5: While I am waiting for this to dry I print out my Image I chose a Crissy Armstrong Digital Image she is called Little Christmas Angel I printed her on to Neenah Card and I coloured her with Marker pens.

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Copic Color Combos:

Skin: E000, E00, E11, E02, R02 Hair: YR21, E31, E30, E50 Dress: B01, B00, B000 Bird: E44, E43, E42, R15 Holly: G21, G94, R27 Wings: B000, C0 Step 6: I have added Stardust to her wings and cut her out using a Circle and Kraft Card for my Base using a Scalloped Circle.

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I then fix all my screws back in to place and the box is now ready to decorate. I then start by adding my image first using the same glue. I have added some flowers Trellis Roses, Wild Roses and Cherry Blossoms, to get the sparkle on them I added a touch of glue to the tips and I dipped it in to a pot of Silver German Glitter Glass and left to dry.

Step 7: I cut a few hearts out using a shape I have and i glued and Glittered them also, after they were dry I dabbed white paint over them and glued all the flowers and hearts to the box. I then finished it off with a Bow using Seam Binding and a few leaves, holly and berries and I sprayed everything with silver varnish.

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Decorating Candles Tutorial by Minna Paajanen

Walk through these simple and easy steps with Minna as she shows you how to decorate your candles!

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Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy and Cozy Little Snowman White silk paper (tissue paper) Ink markers (Copics used here) Candles Heat gun varnish

2 Step 1: I have stamped the images on to the silk paper.

Step 2: Here I have colored the images with Copics. It`s better to keep paper under the silk paper while coloring because the color may bleed through and pretty soon you’ll have a very colorful desk :)

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Step 4a: You can use your embossing heating tool for the attaching but be carefully that the candle don`t melt :) Or you can use‌

Step 3: After coloring cut the images a little bit smaller, cut near the image. Here you can also see the candles what I have used. Now we can start to attach the images on to the candles. I have to different ways to show.

Step 4b: Candle varnish and watercolor brush for the attaching. And do this also carefully because the silk paper is really really thin. I have added this varnish about two or three layers and allow it to dry between the layers.

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Step 5: Here are the finished candles. I have added a little bit glitter glue Star Dust to the both of them. Hope you enjoyed these fun and easy steps to decorate your candles!

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Beyond Cards

Are you in need of holiday gift ideas? Need a little inspiration to get the creativity flowing? Take a peek at all these amazing projects, cards, and holiday gift ideas!

Christmas Gift Set by Iris Wiechmann

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Jolly Little Santa, Little Santa Claws, Christmas Sentiments (digi); Paper: Bo Bunny – Father Christmas, cardstock green and dark red; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on cryogen white, iridescent CS (Arjo Wiggins); Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: MS border punch and holly leaf punch, EK Success circle punches and Spellbinders circle dies; Embellishments: Whimsy Embellishments: Santa charm & rose ribbon, Other: rhinestone, Stickles, paper flowers, lace and star brad ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Beyond Cards: Holiday Projects

by Iris Wie chmann

Advent Calendar

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps I'd Follow You Anywhere; Paper: Basic Grey – Eskimo Kisses, CS in dark red, pink, green and glitter white; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on x -press it CS; Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: Whimsy Shapeology: Winter's Jewel die, Marianne Design: Poinsettia die, tree die, EK Success star punch, Nellie Snellen poinsettia punch, Memory Box: Snowyville border die, holly vine die, Spellbinders star die, MS branch punch; Embellishments: rhinestones, Stickles, Spica glitter pen silver, charms snowman and reindeers, Whimsy Buds: small white-pink flowers, Whimsy Embellishments: crystal stem, Aleene’s True Snow and German crystal glass glitter, MS glitter snow; Other: white acrylic paint used for distressing, sponge; How to: Cut DP to fit advent calendar parts and adhere. Use white acrylic paint and a sponge to distress. Add numbers. Color image and cut out. Die cut / punch out trees, snowyville border, poinsettias, holly swirl, snowflakes and stars. Decorate trees with snow glitter; let dry. Decorate calendar with die cuts, image and embellishments. ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Holiday Portfolio by Jacque Beddingfield

Stamps: Wee Stamps Winter Fairy, Winter Letter Seals; Papers: White CS, Bazzill, Bo Bunny Father Christmas; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copics, Promarkers; Embellishments: Nesties, WOC Poinsettias, WOC Holly Leaves, WOC Red Organza Ribbon, WOC Tree, Ornament, Whimsy Winter's Jewel 1 Die, Small Calendar, WOC Jute String, Stickles, Liquid Applique, Glamour Dust, Charm, Red Satin Ribbons; Tools: Sewing Machine, Big Shot

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Beyond Cards: Holiday Projects

Trifold Holiday Portfolio

How-to by Jacque Beddingfield The base is cut from heavy white CS which measures 18"X24". On the long side, score at 6", 12", and 18". On the shorter side, score at 6". Fold at the score lines and use a strong adhesive tape to make the 4 pockets at the bottom. Each panel on the outside measures 6"X12", and on the inside each panel is a 6" square. I machine stitched each panel but of course that is not necessary. I also double matted each panel which is also not necessary. Proceed to decorate the back and the inside as you wish. I purchased tags, weekly planner,note cards, etc to put into the pockets, but that is up to you! I also made some library pockets to hold additional tags. Have fun! ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Beyond Cards: Holiday Projects

Winter Book Box

by Patricia Garcia Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Winter Fairy, Winter Letter Seals, Music Notes; Coloring medium: Distress Ink Reinkers; Papers: Papers: Maja Design, Cardstock: American Crafts & Marks Finest Papers; Embellishments: Flowers, Brads -Making Memories, Berries: Michaels, Large Snow Flake: Michaels, Whimsy Stamps, Ribbon: Michaels, Cheese Cloth, Distress Crackle Paint, Liquid Pearls, Twinklets, Stickles, Vintage Key, Charm, Snow - Tex, Glam Glitter Paint: Tattered Angels, Distress Ink Pad in Vintage, Spellbinders; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Vines Die Set, Double Scallop Border Die, Winters Jewel 1, Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug; Other: Old Book

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Jolly Santa

by Minna Paajanen Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Jolly Little Santa, Season’s Greetings Sentiments (digi), Christmas Sentiments (digi); Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Basic Grey Wassail; Embellishments: ribbon; Tools: Martha Stewart edger puch Doily Lace; Other: empty jam jar, white corrugated gardboard, double sided tape, glue.

Christmas Cracker by Lori Pachkowsky

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Little Santa Claws; Coloring Medium: Santa Hat (Copics R27, E37) and Prismacolour pencils with blending stumps and baby oil; Embellishments: Twine, plastic snowflake ornament and stickles.

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Beyond Cards: Holiday Projects

Christmas Ornament by Iris Wiechmann

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Christmas Dreaming, Winter Letter Seals; Paper: Bo Bunny - Blitzen, whiter glitter paper for snowflakes; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on x-press it CS; Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: Whimsy Shapeology Winter's Jewel 1 Die, Spellbinders snowflake die, Uchida circle punch; Embellishments: ribbon, rhinestones, pearl string-ribbon, Stickles, Spica glitter pen gold; Other: papier mache star ornament How to: Cut DP to fit the papier mache ornament (back and front), glue to ornament. Adhere red ribbon and pearl string. Color and cut out image, adhere with foam tape for a 3D effect. Stamp sentiment and punch out. Die cut snowflakes from glitter paper. Adhere Sentiment on the back of the ornament. Decorate ornament with rhinestones, die cuts, bows and Stickles.

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by Lori Packhowsky With a few some simple stamping supplies, Lori transforms a plain unused CD into a beautiful holiday ornament to decorate the Christmas tree

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1 Step 1: Stamp your image in Versamark. I stamped mine three times so I can create a 3d look. The stamp is the poinsettia from Crissy's Vintage Christmas set from 2010. ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

Whimsy Stamps Vintage Christmas stamp set Old CD Versamark Ink Pad silver embossing powder ribbon heat gun markers plastic snowflake pop dots

2 Step 2: Add embossing powder to the image and heat it with your heat gun.

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Step 4: Cut out your image and add pop dots or mounting tape to the sections to be raised. If you are not using a 3D image then just skip this step.

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Step 3: Colour your image. For mine I used Copic markers (R81,R83, RV34, R59, G21, G94, Y00)

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6 5 Step 5: Glue your doily to either side of your cd. I used vinyl doilies from the dollar store, but paper ones work great too. You can also use Designer paper.

Step 6: Start to embellish. I added a plastic snowflake from Michael's crafts. You can add gems, flowers, etc... I wanted mine simple.

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Do It Yourself: CD Ornament by Lori Step 7: Add your stamped image and enjoy your new ornament!

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Poinsettia Ornament By Lori Pachkowsky

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Vintage Christmas set; Embellishments: snowflake, doilies, ribbon; Ink: Copics and Versamark; Tools: heat gun, silver embossing powder; Other: old CD

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Product Focus

Whimsy Rewind Don’t forget about all the “oldies, but goodies” images and sentiments Whimsy carries from years past. There are a large variety of designs still available to fit all your needs for any occasion.

Santa’s Midnight Snack by Alberto Gava

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Santa’s Midnight Snack, Magnolia Stamps Winter Background; Papers: K&Company; Ink: Distress black shoot around the edges; Coloring Medium: Distress Inks; Embellishments: red ribbon, gems, doily lace

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Follow you by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps I’d Follow You Anywhere, Winter Letter Seals; Ink: Memento; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Designer papers from Kaisercraft; Embellishments: Roses WOC, Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickels, Snowflakes from Martha Stewart; Tools: Grand Nestabilitie, Label Nestabilities, Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen

Wings OF Hope by Erin Bailey

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Wings of Hope, School Yard Fun, Adventure Mini Postage Stamps; Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, Copic markers; Paper: Green at Heart, Basic Grey; Pink, Celery, Stampin Up; Accessories: Ribbon, Wild orchid flowers, prima pearls, Tools: Whimsy Stamps Mini Postage Stamp Die, Stickles

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Cozy Kitty by Alberto Gava

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Snow Kitty, Peace on Earth sentiment; Papers: K&Company; Ink: Distress vintage photo all around the edges; Coloring Medium: Distress Inks; Embellishments: ribbons, stars, gems.; Tools: star punch; Tip: I have burned all the edges to give it a more "vintage" effect.

Snack Time

by Debbie Eastman Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Santa's Midnight Snack, Holiday Circle Postmarks; Paper: First Edition 6x6 Paper - Festive Treats; Ink/ Coloring Medium: Copic ciaos; Embellishments: Flat backed gems, Stardust Stickles, Flower soft - polar white, Gingham ribbon and Web ribbon, snowflake brad; Tools: Martha Stewart snowflake punch

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Product Focus: Whimsy Rewind

Starry Night by Iris Wiechmann

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Starry Night, Christmas Stocking Sentiment Set; Paper: Bo Bunny – Midnight Frost; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black on x-press it CS; Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: Whimsy Shapeology: Winter’s Jewel 1 Die & Stocking Die Set, Spellbinders Create a Flake; Embellishments: ribbon, brads, rhinestones, Stickles, MS coarse snow glitter, lace; How To: Cut card base shape with electronic cutter (I used my Cricut and Lacy Labels cartridge, size 6 inch) or use die cuts. Cut from white cardstock size about 6 x 7 inches. Score at 3.5 inches, fold. Cut light blue cardstock and DP using the same shape, each layer ¼ inch smaller. Adhere both layers to card. Color image and die cut using oval Nestabilities. Decorate image with Stickles and snow glitter, let dry. From dark blue cardstock die cut another oval layer, slightly larger using matching scalloped Nestabilities. Layer image onto die cut dark blue oval. Punch out or die cut snowflakes. Decorate card with embellishments and adhere image using foam tape. ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: Whimsy Rewind

Let it Snow

by Minna Paajanen Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Cozy Little Snowman, Christmas Sentiments (digital); Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Coloring Medium: Copics; Papers: Basic Grey Wassail collection; Embellishments: Prima flowers, ribbons, charm, tag, button twine; Other: Snow spray, white acrylic paint; Quick how-to: All the edges are sewn and to the some of them are added white paint and Distress Ink Pumice Stone. The red flowers are sprayed with Snow spray.

Fairy Beautiful by Erin Bailey

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Fairy Daydreams, Everyday Mini Postage Stamps, Vintage Postcard; Paper: Wisteria, Basic Grey; Eggplant, Wisteria, Stampin Up; Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, copic markers; Accessories: Wild Orchid Flowers and lace, Prima Pearls, Stampin Up Wisteria Ribbon, Stickles; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Mini Postage Stamp Die; Cuttlebug Embossing folder, distressing tool

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In the Spotlight

Crafting with Kids Little hands and little hearts, with lots of imaginative creativity! Check out these super cute creations by some of our Whimsy kid fans!

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In the Spotlight: Crafty Kids

Holiday Tree by William, age 9 (Penni Vickers’ son) Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Swirly Tree Digi Image by Moon Cookie Gallery, Holiday Ticket Sentiments; Coloring Medium: pencils and glitter pens; Papers: from mom’s stash; Embellishments: flowers from mom’s stash.

Gone Haunting by Hannah, age 13

(Debbie Eastman’s daughter) Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Bobby’s Hallowe’en, Halloween Ticket sentiments; Papers: Fancy Pants design paper - October 31; Coloring Medium/Ink: Copic ciaos and Spectrum Noir pens to colour; Embellishments: flat backed gems, buttons and Ribbon

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Sketch Challenge By Marley van der Heijden

Do you ever find yourself hunting for a jump start your creativity? Look no further because Marley has a wonderful sketch to share with you along with some beautiful samples. With a good sketch, the possibilities are endless!

We would love to see how you’ve used this sketch! To enter this challenge, email your entries to: whimsymagazine@gmail.com. You could be featured the next full edition of the Whimsy Stamps Magazine! ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Sketch Challenge by Marley

Frog Friend by Marley van der Heijden

Birdie Friend

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Frog Friend by Crissy’s Digis; Ink: Printer Ink; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Webster; Embellishments: Punched flowers, Buttons and ZigZag Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickels, Butterflies; Tools: Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I have used the sketch for this card. I have distressed the edges of the image with vintage photo. I have torned the edge from the design paper. Punched some flowers with a EK Success punch, placed some buttons in the middle of the flowers and added some leaves. In the middle there is zigzag ribbon. Liquid pearls in the corners of the design paper.

by Marley van der Heijden

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Birdie Friend; Ink: Printer Ink; Coloring Medium: Copic Sketch Markers; Papers: Design papers from Webster & Basic Grey; Embellishments: Flowers from Prima, Roses WOC, ZigZag Ribbon from Sew Sweet, Liquid Pearls, Stickels, leaves from Marhta Stewart; Tools: Glue, Papercutter, Chalk and white gelpen; How To: I have used the sketch for this card. I have distressed the edges of the image with vintage photo. Punched some flowers with a EK Success punch and also used other flowers and added some leaves. In the middle there is zigzag ribbon. Liquid pearls in the corners of the design paper. ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus

Digi Highlights By Marilyn Scheller

Warm Thoughts

For those of you who love the art of digital stamping and scrapping, Whimsy has a wide variety of images, sentiments, and even digital papers. In this article see how our designers have used some of the newest images along with old favorites too.

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Christmas Bear (pencil drawing) by Crissy’s Digis, Sentiment: Whimsy’s Winter Letter Seals; Paper: All are from Basic Gray’s Wassail 6x6 pad; Inks: Copics; Embellishments: Really Reasonable Ribbon, Gold Stickles around all the edges, Polar White Flower Soft on the hat fur and then I sprinkled a little Glamour Dust while the glue was wet, Whimsy’s Winter’s Jewel die, Brad from Stampin’ Up ©Whimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Product Focus: Digital Products

Happy Thanks Giving by Penni Vickers

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Turk in Boots by Crissy’s Digis; Paper/Card: From my stash, Basic Grey; Ink: Ranger Distress Ink in Spiced Marmalade; Colouring Medium: Copic Markers; Embellishments: Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, leaves and pin from my stash; Tools: Nesties Large Squares with Sizzix Big Shot, Paper Trimmer; Other/ Sentiment: Free Digi Sentiment from Word Art World (http://wordartworld.blogspot.com

Trimming The Tree by Shannah Bartle

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Trimming the Tree by Crissy’s Digis; Paper: Cardstock - SU, Designer Paper - Basic Grey "Eskimo Kisses"; Ink/Colouring Medium: Printed, Colored with Copics; Embellishments/Tools: Spellbinder Nestabilities Rectangles, Deckled Rectangles, Mounting Foam, Kaisercraft Pearls, Gold and Silver Stickles, Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts.

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Product Focus: Digital Products

By Sylvia Blum

Warm Winter Wishes

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Warm Winter Wishes by Crissy’s Digis, Winter Letter Seals sentiments; Patterned papers: Basic Grey 'Fruitcake' collection; Cardstock: Bazzill Basics; Coloring Medium Tombow Dual Brush Pens, Mondeluz watercolor pencils, Sakura white gel pen, Twinkling H2Os; Tools: Big Shot; Other Supplies Nestabilities Labels 11 dies, Sew Sweet crinkled seam binding, Ranger Stickles, Kaisercraft selfadhesive half pearl, christmas tree charm from stash, foam tape from stash

Snowflakes by Toni Poyser

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Christmas Bear by Crissy’s Digis; Ink: Versa colour celadon; Coloring Medium: Copics; Tools: Cuttlebug, Cuttlebug embossing folder- snowflakes, craft concept embossing folder-instiches

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Product Focus: Digital Products

Adele

by Charlene Brown Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Adele & sentiments by LiaStampz; Paper: Bazzill cardstock & BasicGrey patterned paper; Coloring Medium: copic markers; Skin E50, E11 & R20; Hair colors YR 20,E23, E31, E50, E35, E55; Dress C0, C01, C02, Flowers on hair & dress V01, V04, V05; Embellishments: White Offray ribbon, Butterflies punched with Martha Stewart and EK Success punches, Ranger stardust stickles.

Digital Collection Whimsy Stamps offers a wide selection of digital images from cute and cuddly to quirky and fun! We also have digital sentiments, custom digital designs, beautiful papers and so much more. We are sure that there is a digital product that you can find that will suite your style. Come visit us today at the Whimsy Stamps store! ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Customer Creations It’s time to highlight YOUR Whimsy creations! Thank you for sharing your wonderful art with us!

Perfect Fit by Rea Custer

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps A Touch of Elegance stamp set; Paper: pink paper, DP is Baisc Grey; Embellishments: doily, cheesecloth, paper pattern, rick rack ribbon, white ribbon, petite mulberry rose with red spritz and stickles, black vine, distress paint - picket fence; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Dress Form Die; Other: tissue roses - made by me, spritzed with red glitter spray, and stickles, Stampin' Up oval punch, pearls, cameo button, and pearl pin.

Happy Autumn Days by Vanessa Bacheller

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Sweet Blossom, Autumn Letter Seals; Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, copic markers; Paper: Me and My Big Ideas patterned paper, pumpkin pie, espresso (Stampin Up); Embellishments: Wild Orchid flowers, Vines die(Whimsy stamps), log cabin Smooch spritz, esspresso satin ribbon(Stampin Up), gold stickles, Prima pearls, distressed with scissors; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Vines Dies set ŠWhimsy Stamps, LLC.

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Customer Creations

Back to School Bart by Michelle Petermann Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Back To School Bart by Crissy’s Digis; Ink: Black Memento, SU Riding Hood Red; Coloring medium: Colored pencils/ odorless mineral spirits; Papers: SU Riding Hood Red, Basic Grey Jovial; Embellishments/ tools: Prima flower, Martha Stewart border punch - Cherish, Nestabilities, Raffia lace, Stickles, sponge

Life Defined by Rea Custer

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Life Defined; Papers: Espresso paper, DP is DCWV (citrus stack); Embellishments: orange stickles, coffee ink, doily, ivory ribbon, oriental berry sprigs from Michaels, ivory pearl brads.

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Whimsy Family Please visit the blogs of the Whimsy Stamps Team Members for more inspiration every week! They are constantly creating new Whimsy creations for you to feast your eyes on. Make sure to follow them so that you don’t miss a thing! Owner

Debbie Eastman

Denise Lynn

Senior Designer & Digi Team DT Coordinator

Artists Crissy Armstrong KennyK Meljen’s Designs Raindrop Echo Designs Sylvia Zet Lia Stampz Moon Cookie Gallery StampArt Design by Kathryne

Ann Vento Senior Designer

Annika Ryan Senior Designer

Chris Olsen Senior Designer

Erin Bailey Senior Designer

Ellie Stover Designer

Slyvia Blum Magazine Staff Designers Iris Wiechmann Lori Pachkowsky Marley van der Heijden Minna Paajanen Patricia Garcia

Graphic Designer Raindrop Echo Designs

Whimsy Stamps Design Team Simonne Clay Senior Designer & Whimsy DT Coordinator

Crystal Irwin Challenge Sponsorship Coordinator

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Stephanne Maraver Designer

Tammy Louise Cunliffe Designer

Whimsy Stamps Digital Design Team Alissa Wells Digital Designer Anita Madden Digital Designer Charlene Brown Digital Designer Dominique Steigner Digital Designer Heike Brandl-Zawadil Digital Designer Jackie Randolph Digital Designer

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Kindra Snelling Digital Designer Linda Jessup Digital Designer Margreet Burger Digital Designer Marilyn Scheller Digital Designer Pattie Goldman Digital Designer Penni Vickers Digital Designer Pops Morfit Digital Designer Sarah McLaughlin Digital Designer Shannah Bartle Digital Designer Toni Poyser Digital Designer

Whimsy Stamps Special Guest Designers Alberto Gava Dena Concienne Elaine Hughes Janna Sicard Jacque Beddingfield Mariska van der Veer Zoe McGrath

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The Whimsy Connection

A place to find ideas on how to use your Whimsy Stamps products! Posts are updated several times per week so make sure to become a follower so that you don’t miss a thing!

Whimsy on SCS keyword: whimsystamps

Whimsy Gallery Come find even more Whimsy Stamps inspiration! We would also love to see your creations here!

...and of course, there’s always our DT members’ blogs! Turn to page 53 to get the links!

The Fine Print Copyright Information:

All content contained within this magazine is the sole property of Whimsy Stamps, LLC and is subject to protections under all applicable copyright laws. This includes but is not limited to intellectual property, graphic designs, and images. Card creations are meant to be used for inspiration only and are not to be sold or directly copied in any way. For questions regarding our angel policy and/or copyright information please contact us at whimsystamps@gmail.com.

Whimsy Stamps Angel Policy Whimsy Stamps, LLC is an “Angel” Company. We welcome our customers to use our stamps on any HAND MADE artworks. Items which are hand made are those which have been HAND STAMPED, created by hand, and have not been mechanically reproduced. You may sell all hand made creations, which contain Whimsy Stamps images. All hand made creations must be full projects or cards, not just stamped images. Please do not mechanically, graphically, or electronically reproduce any of Whimsy Stamps designs and/or images, this also includes photocopying. The sale of Whimsy Stamps images is strictly prohibited. This includes hand stamping the image and then selling it as a "topper" or black and white or pre-colored image to another person or business entity. All Whimsy Stamps rubber and digital images are intended for your personal use and enjoyment. You may not redistribute any of our designs, this includes rubber designs, digital designs, and custom products. Distribution includes but is not limited to: sharing via email, trading, swapping, lending, duplicating, posting to the internet, or reselling. Please respect the rights of our artists. All Whimsy Stamps designs and images are copyright protected and may not be copied without permission. Whimsy Stamps images and designs may not be used to create logos or trademarks. Appropriate credit should be given to Whimsy Stamps, its artists, and our design team members whenever possible.

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Credits This magazine is a team effort and would not have been possible without the help of the following people: Whimsy Stamps Staff Designers, Design Team members, and Guest Designers (for the amazing and over-the-top wonderful creations that they have created for this publication)

Alberto Gava Annika Ryan Charlene Brown Dena Concienne Erin Bailey Debbie Eastman Iris Wiechmann Jacque Beddingfield Lori Pachkowsky Margreet Burger Marilyn Scheller Marley van der Heijden Minna Paajanen Pops Morfit Patricia Garcia Penni Vickers Shannah Bartle Sylvia Blum Tammy Louise Cunliffe Toni Poyser

Whimsy Stamps Artists (for letting us use their art in the creations in this publication as well as to use for graphics throughout the magazine)

Crissy Armstrong KennyK Meljen’s Designs Raindrop Echo Designs Sylvia Zet Lia Visirin Moon Cookie Gallery StampArt Design by Kathryne

Whimsy Stamps Customers (for submitting their fantastic creations into our publication)

Hannah Eastman Michelle Petermann Rea Custer Vanessa Bacheller William Vickers

Whimsy Stamps Editors Denise Lynn (for doing the following: organizing customer samples and DT samples, gathering information about the samples in this magazine, organizing retailer advertising, editing the content, generating ideas for the magazine content, writing introductions to various sections, and various other duties that made this magazine possible)

Ann Vento

Special Guests

(for doing the following: creating the magazine page layouts, generating ideas for the magazine content, creating the graphics for the magazine, formatting tutorials, creating the Whimsy Stamps-related ads, maintaining the magazine on the magazine hosting site, writing introductions to various sections, and various other duties that made this magazine possible)

Wild Orchid Crafts Bev Rochester Lena Katrine Øien Kylie Kueter Mindy Baxter

Whimsy Stamps Retailers (for submitting ads and supporting this publication)

One Crazy Stamper Quixotic Paperie

Contact us Whimsy Stamps product inquiries: whimsystamps@gmail.com Whimsy Stamps magazine inquiries: whimsymagazine@gmail.com All other inquiries: whimsystamps@gmail.com

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