Monday, September 21, 2009

Whipper Snapper Release Day!

Good Morning!! Today is the release day for three new Anna Wight cling mount stamp sets at Whipper Snapper Designs! About a month ago, I received an email from the Anna Wight asking if I would to be one of the Whipper Snapper Featured Designers for September and October!! As shocked as I was {and still am!}, I couldn't say YES fast enough! A big thank you to Anna and also Lisa and John, the owners of Whipper Snapper, for this incredible opportunity!

Here is a preview of Anna's new sets:


And now for a few of my creations...

My first card was made with Homespun Quilt. I stamped, colored and punched each of the quilt squares and adhered them to the Vanilla Cream base. Then I carefully stitched in between them. I embossed the sentiment "Good friends are like Quilts. They age with you, yet never lose their warmth". I reserved the center 2 squares for it and popped it up with foam tape for some added dimension.

My next card features the Santa image from Spirit of Christmas. I colored him with Prismacolor pencils and odorless mineral spirits. I paper-pieced his toy sack and the bag the tree sits in. I added Polar White Flower Soft to his mustache, beard, and hat/coat trim. As a final touch I added one of my own handmade crochet snowflakes!

My final card uses Anna's third set, Winter Quilt. I stamped the snowflake quilt square five times, punched them out and then added Taylor's Tiny Twinkles all around each snowflake. The squares were popped up on top of the kraft base which was embossed with the Swiss Dots embossing folder.

The Who's Who of September/October Featured Designers:

Danielle Lounds
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Jeanie Witmer
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Katarina (Kathy) Menzies
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Kelly Bee
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Stephanie Kraft {that's me!}
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and the Anna Wight!
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Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Card 1 Supplies ~
Stamps: Homespun Quilt (Whipper Snapper Designs)
Cardstock: Scarlet Jewel, Vintage Cream, kraft (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versamark Watermark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Square punch, Scalloped Scallop border punch (EK Success); Markers (Copic), Black embossing powder, Twine (May Arts), Crochet snowflake, Foam tape, Thread, Sewing machine.

Card 2 Supplies ~
Stamps: Spirit of Christmas (Whipper Snapper Designs)
Cardstock: True Black, Vanilla Cream (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: The Merry Days of Christmas (My Mind's Eye)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaMagic Wheat (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Square Nestabilities, Double Ended Tags (Spellbinders); Gold Spica glitter pen (Copic), Prismacolor pencils, Odorless mineral spirits, Star Dust Stickles (Ranger), Polar White Flower Soft, Ribbon, Twine (May Arts); Buttons (Papertrey Ink), Foam tape, Thread, Sewing machine.

Card 3 Supplies ~
Stamps: Winter Quilt (Whipper Snapper Designs)
Cardstock: Enchanted Evening, Vintage Cream, kraft (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Enchanted Evening, Vintage Cream (Paperterey Ink)
Accessories: Square punch (EK Success), Snowflake border punch (Martha Stewart), Swiss Dots embossing folder (Provo Craft), Taylor's Tiny Twinkles (Taylored Expressions), Foam tape, Thread, Sewing machine.