Scrap 'N Stamp Whittle Things Blog Hop

Hello friend, and welcome to the Scrap ‘N Stamp Whittle Things Blog Hop! No, we haven’t thrown proper grammar to the wind; Whittle Things are an adorable new line from Poppystamps.  As the name implies, each stamp and die are little – aka ‘whittle’.  Each of us in the Design Team have created new projects, featuring items from this new collection. You can also purchase anything from Poppystamps  in the Scrap ‘N Stamp store HERE, and you’ll automatically SAVE 20%! This sale starts now, and last through this weekend.

COMMENT TO WIN!

As always, our Bling and Blossoms blog hop comes with a chance to WIN! It’s easy to enter – all you have to do is leave a comment on this post, and each one, as you hop along. Every comment counts as an automatic entry to WIN a $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE to shop at Scrap ‘N Stamp!

FISH YOU WERE HERE

I love a good pun, so getting the Whittle Sealife Sentiments stamp set was a no-brainer! I used this set, plus the Whittle Fish Trio & Whittle Seahorse dies, plus the Memory Box Underwater 3D embossing folder.

Scrap 'N Stamp Whittle Things Blog Hop

CARD DETAILS

Wondering how I got the glossy look over the whole card front? It was easy! First, cut a piece of blue cardstock. Next, on the de-bossed side of the Underwater 3D embossing folder, cover it with Versamark ink. Now, put the cardstock inside the embossing folder, and run it through your Big Shot. This transfers the Versamark to the entire embossed card front. Next, cover the card front with WOW clear embossing powder, and heat set. Voila! A super shiny card front!  For the seahorse and fish, die cut them from watercolour paper, and colour using your Zig markers, and a water brush or small paint brush. Stamp the sentiment onto a strip of white cardstock. Then attach it and the die cuts to the card front with foam tape or squares. Layer your card front, add a few Spiked Ocean Water sequins from Picket Fence Studios, and you’re done!

GIFT TAGS

I was having such fun, I decided to make a couple of tags. You can use them tied to a gift bag or taped onto a gift. These are really quick & easy to do.

Scrap 'N Stamp Whittle Things Blog Hop

TAG DETAILS

First, cut 2 pieces of white cardstock to measure 2″ x 5″ each. Place them in the Underwater embossing folder, and run it through the Big Shot.  Add colour to the raised images by applying distress oxide inks with the small Life Changing Blender Brushes from PFS. The colours I chose are Spun Sugar, Broken China, Fossilized Amber, Vintage Photo, Dusty Concord, Wilted Violet, Cracked Pistachio and Pine Needles. Next, layer the tag fronts onto 2 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ pieces of blue cardstock. Stamp the sentiments from the Whittle Sealife Sentiments set in Nocturne ink, and add them onto the tags with foam tape. For embellishments, add some of the same PFS sequins, and some Acrylic Bubbles from Brutus Monroe.

COMMENT, AND THEN HOP!

I hope that you’ve enjoyed seeing my card and tags for our Scrap ‘N Stamp Whittle Things Blog Hop.  Be sure to leave a comment here on my post, and then hop along to see Jessica’s fabulous project! You’ll find her link below.

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I've always liked to create things, but I'm not a great artist, or sculptor, or any type of 'traditional' artist - but I love to create! I love the satisfaction of a completed project. Whether a card, painting or other project - as long as it can create a smile, evoke a feeling, or some type of reaction in the recipient. I hope you will enjoy sharing my creations, and occasional ramblings; I'd enjoy having you create with me! :)

19 thoughts on “Scrap ‘N Stamp Whittle Things Blog Hop

  1. I LOVE your colors (my granddaughter would say they are BLIPPI colors). The animals are really cute. Nice job, missy!

    1. So glad you like this new technique, Margaret! Thanks for ‘hopping’ with us! 🙂

  2. Your choice of blue cardstock is perfect – and the shine from the embossing powder and extra added bonus! Gorgeous card, and love the tags, too.

  3. Awesome card and tags! I love the embossed backgrounds, and all of the Whittle dies are so fun! I hadn’t seen the seahorse before and it is adorable!

  4. Love the cards and tags! I will try the embossing folder tips when I play next! Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

  5. At that first photo I was wow! Gorgrous, and how’d she do that! The jelly fish caught my eye…. so pretty! The embossing shine IS spectacular and the whittle seahorse is perfectly adorable living in the sweet soft waters! The other backgrounds are just as gorgeous. I think I’m a jelly fish gal now. Love em!

  6. What a fun blog hop! I love seeing all of the designs with one of my favourite styles of dies.

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