Thursday, 28 August 2014

Clearly Whimsy Stamps August release - Day 1

Hi everyone and welcome to the first sneak peek day of the ...


Over the next 3 days we will reveal the new August 2014 Clearly Whimsy Stamps products. We are releasing 3 new clear stamp sets and 4 dies/die sets this week, and they will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and selected Whimsy Stamps retailers on Saturday.

This month we are thrilled to welcome Iris Wiechmann as our Guest Designer. Iris will be joining us for our 3 day release event and sharing her wonderful creations featuring our August release. Welcome Iris!

Today we are revealing the Thanks A Million 4x6” stamp set and Basic Backgrounds & Borders 1 4x6” stamp set, together with the Thanks large word die and the Stitched Borders die set. Hop on over to the Whimsy blog for more details.

For my first card I used the 'heartfelt' stamp from the THANKS A MILLION stamp set, the THANKS LARGE WORD DIE, the straight stitched border die from the STITCHED BORDERS DIE SET, and the small heart die from a die set we will be revealing tomorrow:


Supplies
Clearly Whimsy Stamps: Thanks A Million stamp set
Whimsy Stamps dies: Thanks large word die, Stitched Borders die set
Bazzill cardstock: Berry Sensation, Date Swirl, Flintstone
Memento ink: Grey Flannel
Doodlebug Sprinkles: Silver

For my second card I used the present 2-step stamps plus one of the sentiment stamps from the THANKS A MILLION STAMP SET, the THANKS LARGE WORD DIE, 2 of the stitched border dies from the STITCHED BORDERS DIE SET, and the large chevron border stamp from the BASIC BACKGROUNDS & BORDERS 1 STAMP SET:


Supplies
Clearly Whimsy Stamps: Thanks A Million stamp set
Clearly Whimsy Stamps: Basic Backgrounds & Borders 1
Whimsy Stamps dies: Stitched Borders die set, Thanks large word die
Memento ink: Tangelo, Bamboo Leaves, Bahama Blue
Bazzill cardstock: Pauly Poo

I followed this week's colour palette from ColourQ Challenge #256 for this card.

Here are the new products we are sneak peeking today:

   

   



PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment to be entered into the draw:

Simonne Clay (you're here!)
Amy Kolling
Alanna Moses
Becky Carafa
Debbie Eastman
Denise Lynn
Heather Pulvirenti
Iris Wiechmann (GDT)
Jen Carter

Thanks so much for stopping by and we hope to see you again tomorrow for Day 2 of our release sneak peeks!

Hugs,

28 comments:

  1. Really beautiful cards. I love the thanks word die... :)

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  2. These are gorgeous creations Simone!! Love the word dies so much and your colorful take on the second card is brilliant! :) Off to hop!

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  3. WOW! Such wonderful cards! I love the large thanks die and the stitched borders look fabulous. I can see my wish list is going to get even bigger!
    Sue xx

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  4. Fantastic cards! I am in LOVE with that first one! CAS-perfection!!! And how cool to have the straight stitched die, so you can easily add stitching to angled panels and such!!! Brilliant!!!!

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  5. wonderful cards...love that thanks die.

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  6. Your card is absolutely stunning!

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  7. Love what you did with the stitching!

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  8. Lovely stitching
    sets. The off set
    card is pretty.
    Carla from Utah

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  9. both are clean and simple but so pretty. the colors are wonderful.
    thanks for sharing.

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  10. Love the design of your heart card. Beautiful projects. TFS

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  11. Very pretty cards--I like the color combos.

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  12. OMG, your cards are simply amazing! I love them both!

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  13. Wow, the chevrons look just like patterned paper! Great stamps and dies.

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  14. AMAZING~~Love this release!! really like the metal dies:))
    Hugs of thanks :)

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  15. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the stitched border dies. They really make the cards pop. Gorgeous cards

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  16. Your cards are so cute! I really love the "fab gift" stamp. It's a lot of fun!

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  17. Loving the Thanks large word die!

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  18. This is such a happy card, love the colorful chevrons!! Thanks so much for joining us at the ColourQ!

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  19. wow - fabulous creations. The stitched dies, and large sentiments are awesome.
    - absolutely beautiful.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Hugs,
    Lynda

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  20. I love the classic look of these cards. cant wait to get mine and make some.

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  21. Fabulous cards...love how you used the dies!

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  22. Love the Stitch lines and the stamps look Fabulous.

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  23. What beautiful cards! I just love your bold choice of colors too!

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  24. I like your card designs. The pink with the little hearts cut out is so pretty. I like the way you combined the sentiment stamps.
    The bright and happy thanks for the gift card would really make the gift giver know their gift was appreciated. Thank YOU for sharing these fun ideas. :)

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  25. Both cards are bright, fun, colorful and more importantly, unique!

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  26. Fantastic cards, such great designs. I love that thanks die.

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  27. Super cute cards - love the color combos and clean, crisp look.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  28. Love the thanks die! Great colors.

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Thank you so very much for taking the time to pop by and for leaving me a comment! I hope you have a wonderful day! Hugs, Sem x