Summer Release Blog Blitz Begins!

It's a great day for a visit!  Our Summer Release Blog Blitz begins TODAY!  That means we're sharing projects made with the new release and offering some prizes on every blog blitz post for the next two weeks.  You can see all the new release dies HERE in the store.  You'll find lots of new WHITTLE style critters that are sure to make you smile! 
I love to make cards with scenes!    This Whittle Koala has found himself up a tree surrounded by snappers!  But it's a beautiful sunny day so if he waits them out he'll be OK!  There's a message in there.. most of our problems are only temporary! 
This card starts with a background of clouds made by using the Stitched Cloudline die as a stencil.  Simply hold the die cut in place and ink around the curvy edge.  Move the die cut up every inch or so and ink it again.  You can ink as many  (or as few) clouds as you like. Next I added Old Paper distress ink to the bottom half of the card to create a sandy beach.  I splattered a darker shade of distress ink over the sandy bottom half using a piece of paper to shield the clouds. 
All that's left to do is to add the different images to create a scene.   I added Whittle Mounds, Gaters, Crabs,  Palm Tree, Clouds and Koala.  Usually I cut from colored card stock. This time I tried something new and inked scrap pieces of white card stock with distress ink.   I cut the dies from these pieces.   You could also ink the images AFTER you cut them, but this kept the images flat and wrinkle free. 
I think the details really help bring a scene to life.  I added bitty silly eyes to the gators and extra branches to the palm trees.  If you love the Whittle style dies then you'll NEED the Whittle Everyday stamp set.  It's got lots of punny sentiments that work well with the animals.


2208 Whittle Crabs craft dieAnd now the part you've been waiting for.. the giveaway!  The prize on this post is the WHITTLE CRABS!  I think they're A-DOR-ABLE!!!! 

The blog blitz runs from August 13-23. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY the posts that you wish to enter. To enter ALL the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on EACH ONE. One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz. Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST August 26 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on August 29.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through August 26, 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on August 29.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

Good Luck! And LEAVE A COMMENT!! :)

Jeanne Floral Signature copy

Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"




Love this cute scene! All the whittles are so fun! The gators and crabs are adorable!

Such a fun scene. Love this card!

Adorable scene, love card!!!

OMG those little crabs are super adorable!

Awww, the whittle crabs are so super cute and thanx for this beautiful inspiration, too.

Hugs Elchi

What a fun and happy card. Thanks for sharing your creative idea with us!

Love these adorable critters. The crabs are so cute.

This is so CUTE!! What a great bunch of new dies!!

Such cute Whittle critters and they look so fun to work with - love your wonderful scene! Thanks for sharing!

These little critters are the cutest and love the beach scene you created. My zodiac sign is cancer so love the crab!

Super DUPER cute! love the fun scene!!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia Rodriguez
Migdalia's Crafts

What a cute scene you have created.

Oh Jeanne,
How funny...and punny! What a fun card. The Whittles are getting cuter and cuter...👏🏻

I really love everything about this set. It will be a "Croc" if I don't get them all! HA

Your card is so darling! I love these Whittles and Poppy Stamps for making them.

The crab is adorable.

Ooooh, what an awesome bunch of new dies!! I love everything ocean related!!

Your card is so cute.

Super stunning! - Love the Whittles and own a few and that gator is so stinkin cute for sure! TFS and for the Blog Blitz

Very cute card!

These critters are just too cute!

What a cute adorable card :) So fun! :)

Such a cute card. Your intended message... most of our problems are only temporary should be a stamp set to go with the dies.

What a fun summer card! I want to feel as zen as the koala in the tree! Thanks for sharing.

This is really super cute!

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