Hello friends! 🙂
It’s been SO gorgeous outside with this wonderfully warm weather we’re having right now, so I find it hard to stay indoors right now! We have rain coming, so I will be able to get some crafting done then!
Swinging by to share this really sweet digital image by Sylvia Zet for Whimsy Stamps called Cuddly Ride! They have sold the rubber stamp version, but now they’re releasing these older images as digital files now! So weather you like the rubber stamp or the digital images, it’s great to know that you can choose either!
I got her colored up in the following Copics: (CLICK HERE to purchase at Whimsy Stamps!)
- Snail shell – E29, E27, E25, E23, E21
- Snail body – W5, W3, W1, E21, E000, R20
- Snail bow/patches, girl outfit – B37, B34, B32, YG13, YG11, C5, C3, C1
- Girl’s Hair/Skin – E49, E47, E44, E43, E40, R20, R00, E21, E11, E00, E000
- Pointillism under snail – W3, W1, W0
- Used a white gel pen for hightlights on snail and covered the ground with a Wink of Stella glitter brush pen
After coloring her up, I also sponged some clouds behind her with a stencil and then cut it out with the Whimsy Stamps Notched Square Dies. I’ve also cut an additional larger blue layer for behind the image. For the blue flowers scattered around as well as for the pieces for grass accents on my card, I’ve used the Whimsy Stamps No-See All Seasons Tree Dies.
I’ve taken a sentiment from my stash (retired Whimsy Stamps) and white heat embossed it over a piece of the blue cardstock and then I’ve used the Whimsy Stamps Quick Strips Die Set to cut it out. Lastly, I’ve added some ribbon, a bow with a resin flower glued over the center of it and then I’ve added some rhinestones to the centers of the blue flowers.
From the same sentiment stamp set that I’ve used, I took a tiny heart image and stamped it with green ink around the colored image. Of course I tried to capture the wonderful shimmer underneath the snail where I’ve colored the Pointillism technique, but it just won’t show up in photos very well, but I just love the shimmer under him! I also used a silver metallic gel pen to color the “buttons” on the girl’s jumper.
I thought she turned out really cute and I think this would make a wonderful card for that special friend who is always by your side!
If you enjoy making creations with your Whimsy Stamps products, PLEASE be sure to share them with us over at the Whimsy Stamps Facebook Group!! You just never know when you could be included in the Sunday Spotlight!! We love to see what you’re making with the products!
That’s all for me now. I think I may need to go back outside and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine before it’s gone! Have a lovely day!
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27 thoughts on “Whimsy Stamps Cuddly Ride”
Aw, how cute, Vicki! Your blue and green theme is GORGEOUS, and coloring in your little rider is pure Art! It’s a delightful creation and as always, brings a smile to my face and laughter to my heart! Thanks for sharing. xx
So pretty and it looks like a nice springtime day. Hope all the winter mess is over with now.
How adorable and springy, fabulous coloring as always and like the ribbon and flowers!
very sweet card!
What fun riding on a snail. You colouring and layering is super. CarolG
Those colors just reached out and grabbed me! What a beautiful card – so spring-like! Love your coloring, as always it is sheer perfection! Thanks for always sharing your colors with us! Another one you’ve hit outa the park! Hugs!!!
Oh, how adorable she is riding on her friendly snail, Vicki! I love the colors used and, as usual, your coloring of the image is great! Love the card, Vicki! Hugs!
This is so cute! You do such a great job with these stamps and dies. Lovely card!
What a darling image, and you’ve brought it to life beautifully with your coloring and the coordinating papers! Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!
This is so cute.
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Thanks so much Rhonda! 🙂
So very cute and adorable Vicki..fabulous colouring, love the papers and beautiful blue..
Beautiful coloring & love the sweet image!!! I have to hop over there- your coloring is amazing!!!
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That is so kind of you to say! Thank you Shelly!
Cute, funny, great design and coloring!
I just love how you colored the snail and glossed it up to look so shiny! Sweet image, great design and just a fun overall card!
Oh my goodness what an adorable image and card overall. That is like a little teddy bear snail. All so beautifully colored.
Oh, Vicki, how adorable is this!? Fabulous coloring and you’ve managed to make that snail look ‘cuddly.’ lol
This is gorgeous Vicki! I love that sweet image and beautiful color combo, I love all of the different dies you used too!
Gorgeous card Vicki love the cute image and great papers
That fuzzy snail is sooooo cute! Thank you for joining us for the Creative Knockouts Challenge.
What a fun ride! That I love the paper and dies you used to make this beautiful card! You sure colored the girl and snail perfectly! Such a fun card!
yaay swweeett lill lady
and I really loveee how you coloring her hair
looks so real
cute cute snail and lill girl
cute kids card Vikci
She is adorable, and what a fun scene this card makes. Pretty blues and designer papers too You have colored her up beautifully.
Love snails – and they do have a bit of a sticky substance. Never knew that until we started walking the state park trails here in the subdivision and we could see the trail of “slime”. Love how you color coordinate everything – I can’t imagine where you store all your embellishments – and then to remember where they are. Warmer weather is much appreciated. Although we didn’t have a very pretty weekend.
Your coloring on this is divine, Vicki! This little cuties and her slow-moving snail have stolen my heart!!
Such a sweet picture, but the greatest impression on me was your coloring. I love the girl’s bright face and her beautiful hair that shines so incredibly. It’s a real masterpiece of coloring, Vicki
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