Wednesday, 5 October 2011

It's Recipe Time at Whimsy!

It's Wednesday so that means it's time for a new Whimsy Stamps Inspirations challenge! Our theme this week is the recipe of: ribbons or lace AND buttons or bows PLUS use the colour black on your creation!

I have used a gorgeous festive image called , isn't he gorgeous. Christmas Bear was designed by Chrissy Armstrong and is available to purchase here. I have teamed this cute chap with lots of lovely flowers and some cute wooden bear buttons and some lurvely paper and ribbons. I matted my layers with black card and love the effect this has had on the card, will be doing this more often I think...

Don't forget you don't have to use a Whimsy image to enter the challenge (it would be great if you did though!) The prize this week is...

Don't forget also...As well as a random winner being chosen each challenge one lucky player who has used a Whimsy Stamps image (rubber or digital) will have the opportunity to be a Guest Designer for a future challenge. If you have used a Whimsy Image and would like to be a future guest please add GDT to your name when entering. The Guest Designer will be able to choose a digi stamp of their choice from the store to create their guest card too!

Remember anyone can enter our challenge and we don't mind you combining with other challenges either!
All we ask is that you add a link in your blog post to tell your friends you entered the Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Challenge.

Image - Christmas Bear by Crissy Armstrong coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Season's Greetings by Echo Park
Sentiment - from the Christmas Sentiments set by Raindrop Echo Designs
Flowers - all from Crafty Emma's Store
Buttons - Crafty Emma's Store
Ribbons - Crafty Ribbons
Tools - Circle & Scallop Circle Nesties


  1. Adorable Sarah!! Love how you've colored Crissy's adorable bear and your mix of patterns on your papers is amazing! Thanks for joining us this week at Crafts & Me challenges =)

  2. Beautiful card. The black layering really adds something special

  3. Gorgeous card I love the effect the black gives.
    Jenny x

  4. lovely, great embellishing

  5. Gorgeous sweetie ♥ ♥ ♥ Pops x

  6. So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  7. such a lovely card those papers are fab
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time and hope to see you again soon.

  8. Great card Sarah - I love the buttons!!!


  9. Just so gorgeous hun...

    thanks for joining us at Divas...and good luck...!

    big hugs Vicky xx

  10. Aww, such a cute face! I like your embellishments - the flowers are very nice. Thanks for joining in with the challenge at Crafty Cardmakers - good luck!


  11. gorgeous card sarah.the image is adorable and i love your stunning colours :D

    xx coops xx

  12. Thanks for the black card inspiration- I've used it on my latest creation and really think it has improved it!

  13. so cute Sarah, I love those little teddy buttons :) x

  14. Super sweet. Thanks so much for playing at Divas this time hugs Rebekah xx

  15. aww this is so cute i love it thanks for joining us for PTW 4th Birthday hugs Jill xx

  16. Super cute hun!!
    thanks for joining us at Diva's this time hope to see you next time too