Whimsy Stamps and Tombow Collaboration Week

All week long Whimsy Stamps and Tombow will be joining forces to bring you some amazing inspiration combining products from these great companies! Be sure to visit both companies’ blogs each day this week to see all of the incredible projects the designers have created AND to enter the giveaways! 

Hello Everyone, I'm here today with my creations for the Whimsy Stamps and Tombow collaboration. For my first card I used the adorable Winter Wonderland clear stamp set illustrated by Krista Heij-Barber and the Slimline Marquee die.

I inked the background using Distress Oxide Inks in different blue tones and sprinkled on water and some white acrylic paint for a snow effect. The snowflakes and sentiment in the middle window were stamped with Versamark ink and embossed with white embossing powder.  

 I used several different media to color my images therefore I stamped the images with a hybrid ink onto white mixed media paper. To color the snowmen I used Tombow Dual Brush PensTombow ABT Pro Alcohol Markers - Orange Tones and Tombow Colored Pencils 1500 Series
I love to use different media when I color images and these markers and pencils from Tombow worked all very well together and it was a joy to color these adorable images from Whimsy Stamps.

Here is a closer look on the images. I used the markers to lay down the base colors and went over it with the pencils to add some more depth and details.

 For my second card I used the Rounded Rectangles diesForest Majesty dies and the Winter Wonderland clear stamp set again.

The background on this card is blue glitter paper and the window was cut out using the Rounded Rectangles dies

 I used the Tombow ABT Pro Alcohol Markers - Orange Tones to color the Snowmans nose, scarf and gloves. For everythign else (including the birch trees in the background) I used the Tombow Colored Pencils 1500 Series.

To enter to win the $25 gift certificate from Whimsy Stamps and the prize package from Tombow, simply leave a comment on each of the collaboration posts this week on the Whimsy blog. All comments must be left by midnight EST on Friday, December 13th. Two commenters - one for the Whimsy gift certificate and one for the Tombow package - will be randomly-selected and announced on the Whimsy blog on Saturday, December 14th . 

Don’t forget to visit the Tombow blog each day, also, for more inspiration from the Tombow designers!

Here is a list of Whimsy products usesd:

*NEW Winter Wonderland Snowmen Clear Stamps    Rounded Rectangles Die Set   *NEW Forest Majesty Die Set   Slimline Marquee Die      

Nuve - Deluxe Adhesive   VersaFine CLAIR Ink Pad - Nocturne (black)    

Memento Full-Size Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black   Crafty Foam Tape White   Sequin Pack - Enjoy the Little Things

Distress Oxide Ink Pad - Chipped Sapphire   Distress Oxide Ink Pad - Broken China   

Thanks for stopping by!



  1. So gorgeous Iris! I love those cute snowmen and the way you've coloured them is just delish! The layers of colour add such depth! So so gorgeous hun and the beautiful inky background too! Delish!! <3 Hugs, Wends xoxo


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