Well hello everyone, I am so excited you have stopped by today for this special blog post! Today I have the pleasure of revealing one of my newest stamp designs (which is also my very first collection with Whimsy Stamps)!
For those of you who have followed me for a long time, you probably know that I design stamps for Simon Says Stamp on a regular basis. Well I have also begun to design stamps and dies for the Whimsy Stamp company as well, and this week I will be revealing a total of four new stamp sets and two die sets! So let’s check out today’s reveal, shall we?
Today’s reveal is of the Sketched Elephants stamp and coordinating die sets. I have a soft spot for critters and this set was heavily inspired by my friend Ellen Haxelman. Ellen is a crafter (she’s showcasing this set over on her blog today too by the way!) and one of my dearest friends; she and I chat all the time, despite being separated by thousands of miles and a large ocean. Ellen has told me many wonderful and fun stories of her experiences with elephants while traveling to various foreign countries with her family… and elephants also happen to be her favorite animal! :)
I used the stamps from this set, along with the large heart die, to create a little scene for this cutie. The largest heart die included in the set is sized large enough to be able to be used as a shaped card base too, making this a fun die set that can be really versatile in its uses.
To see how I created this card, be sure to check out the video below or over on my YouTube channel!
MORE INSPIRATION & GIVEAWAYS
Looking for more inspiration using Copic markers? Check out my new Creating with Copics class over at Big Picture Classes! You can sign up for their class membership of $9.95 a month which gives you unlimited access to all their previous, current and future classes (for as long as you remain a member). In my class I will be sharing simple techniques that you can use to achieve realistic and amazing results to your coloring. Visit the Big Picture Classes site for more details!
Today -and all week long – Whimsy Stamps has some amazing guest designers (Ellen Haxelmans, Yoonsun Hur, Nichol Magourik, Jennifer McGuire, Ruby Naz, Catherine Pooler) and design team members showcasing all the stamps and dies being revealed for this month’s release! Over the next few days, be sure to stop by here and the Whimsy Stamp blog for more inspiration and new reveals!
Did I mention that there are prizes too? Stop by the Whimsy Stamp blog for more details on how you can win some of the goodies being given away… and keep an eye out on Whimsy’s Facebook and Instagram; there may be a surprise giveaway there too! :)
If you are interested in any of the products used in this post, I have them all linked below to Simon Says Stamp. Affiliate links used when possible.
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