Monday, March 9, 2015

Easter addition

Hi everyone,

Just a quick post to let you know about my newest bunny that has been released today as a rubber stamp at Whimsy Stamps here and also as a part of a Easter set card toppers at The Hobby House here. At the moment he is not available as digi stamp but we are working on reopening my Wee shop and I personally hope it will happen before end of Summer. For now I encourage you to grab this little friend as a physical product from either Whimsy or The Hobby House or from any of their retailers.

 And here are the newest toppers that have been released recently. Worth having a look :)

Wishing you all lots of Spring weather wherever you are!

Thursday, December 18, 2014


Hi everyone,

I hope you are all well. I am sorry for my silence for a while, it has been (and still is) the most dynamic year in my life so I wasn't able to work much. I didn't have to worry about you, my blog readers and customers though as sombody else took a great care of you during that past month or so. Thank you Mariska! :)

As some of you already know there are some new VAT tax laws in the European Union which would require me to charge, collect, and then pay tax on all my digital stamps. Due to this new law we(e) decided to close the shop on 30th December 2014. But please do not worry as we hope this closing will be just temporary untill we find a new solution how to work with those new tax regulations, especially that they are quite new and they keep changing a bit all the time.
 Before we close the shop though I would like to offer you a discount if you want to add any of my designs to your collection and work with them during my off time.
Here it is: WEE10

Just use this code during your purchase process to receive 10% off your shopping HERE.
For those of you who are planning to buy some more digis than usually here is another discount code of 20% off on orders over £40 (GBP).
Promotions are valid till the end of the month as long as the shop stays open. And I have just added one more digi to the shop - Leon, as you may already know he is inspired on some real little cars' lover based in the Netherlands ;) (Leon will be available as rubber stamp in February at Whimsy Stamps)

Thank you so much again everyone for your support. I wish you all a Blessed and Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2015!

  Sylvia Zet

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Now available as digital images Dyanne and Cuddly Ride

Good morning everybody,

I know some of you have been waiting for this announcement. You'll now find the digital images of Dyanne and Cuddly Ride in the Wee Stamps Store! Of course they are also still available in rubber through Whimsy Stamps (Dyanne and Cuddly Ride).

To celebrate I thought I'd show you a project I did with Dyanne. As you may already know Sylvia Zet was inspired by my daughter Dyanne when she drew the image. For me this image is to special to just turn into a card and send away so I decided to decorate a shadowbox with it. The inspiration for the image has always claimed it as hers and wants it in her room :). Hope you like it as well.

 Purple is Dyanne's favorite color so there had to be purple in the image.

 A close up of Dyanne.

And a sideview.

Hope you like my project with Dyanne and if you want to use either of the images and have been waiting for a digital version, wait no longer!!! You can find them HERE.

Have a great day everybody!!


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Two new rubber stamps

Hello everybody,

With pleasure I'd like to inform you all that Whimsy Stamps will be releasing two new Wee Stamps rubber stamps today.

Both these images are very special to me. Sylvia surprised me with gorgeous pencil drawings of my children when she visited me in The Netherlands earlier this year. Each one of my three children received a fabulous portrait of themselves with a Wee character based on each of them below the portrait. Sylvia has really captured the spirit of all three of my children and I'll be forever grateful and will forever treasure for my gorgeous artworks. They were to pretty not to share though as I'm sure you'll agree with me so I convinced Sylvia that the Wee characters she had created really should be released.

Starting today you can buy the images Sylvia made for my two daughters Dyanne and Amy in rubber through Whimsy Stamps, tomorrow you should be able to buy the rubber stamps through your favorite Whimsy Stamps retailer (a list of retailers you'll find HERE). The digital versions will be released later this month so you'll have to wait a little longer for those but then when they do arrive they won't be alone :). Of course we'll announce the digital release both here and on the Wee Stamps Facebook page. So enough talking, with great pleasure I like to show you Dyanne and Cuddly Ride (which is based on my daughter Amy)!
Thanks for stopping by everyone! Hope you have a great day!


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Winner rubber stamp Sarah by Wee Stamps

Hi Everybody,

Thank you everybody for all of the lovely comments on my card with Wee Stamps' Sarah. Sorry for the late announcement but yesterday was my birthday and that took away more of my time and energy then expected. Anyway, did it's work and the winner to the rubber stamp of Sarah by Wee Stamps is:

Mariska, your creativity is always a joy to behold! Sarah is such a sweetheart (as is her furry little friend) and I love your beautiful card design and color palette! I always show my sweetheart your creations because I love them so. :o) Thank you for the opportunity to win this cutie pie!

Hugs and blessings,
Karen, please contact me with your full details on "mariskavanderveer @ xs4all . nl" (without the spacings in between). Your stamp will be mailed to you within a week of receiving your details :).

If you also left a comment on my personal blog be sure to check if you were the winner of the digital image!


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sarah with a give away

Hi everybody,

Today I'd like to show you another Christmas card I made. This time I used the newly released pretty Sarah by Wee Stamps (digi/rubber stamp).
The base of the card is just kraft cardstock, with stitches by hand around the edges. I smeared a bit embossing ink on one side of an embossing folder and pressed that on two edges of the cardstock, sprinkled white embossing powder on it, tapped it of and embossed that. I wanted to get this not perfect pattern.
Like I mentioned, the image that I used is the newly released Sarah by Wee Stamps (available as a digital image through Wee Stamps and as a rubber stamp through Whimsy Stamps). I colored her with Copic Markers and 3D paper pieced her.

I hope you like Sarah as much as I do and would love to work with her as well. Sylvia was kind enough to let me give away Sarah as a rubber stamp to one of the people commenting on this post! All you need to do is leave a comment and mention that you would like a chance to win Sarah and from the people who do so I will pick one winner next Saturday. And to make things even better..... if you leave a comment on my post with this card on my personal blog HERE then you might just win this adorable Sarah as a digital image! So that's two chances, one for the digital and one for the rubber version of this adorable image! Good luck!!


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Snowflake Dancer

Good morning everybody!

Today I'd like to show you a card I made with the newly released Snowflake Dancer by Wee Stamps. This stamp is available as a digital image directly through Wee Stamps and as a rubber stamp through Whimsy Stamps.

I adored the Snowflake Dancer from the second Sylvia showed her to me. I think she's delicate and elegant and I knew right away that I wanted to create a cool card around her. The white cardstock was simply embossed with a Cuttlebug Ice Crystals embossing folder, the strip of blue paper is an old scrap I had from Magnolia and I thought those two would be a lovely setting. I kept the embellishments all white though I did play around with blue flowers but that, for me, took away from the pureness of this card which is what I wanted.
A close up of the fairy, colored with Copic Markers, I tried to go for a bit of a distressed look, not to much color.
And the little pieces the image was made with. I cut out most of the snowflake parts one by one after the rest of the image was done, that's why you see them uncut in this picture.

Well that's it for me today. Hope you like my card but you have just gotto love the Snowflake Dancer right? Sylvia was kind enough to let me give one of these cuties away on my personal blog as a digital image to one person leaving a comment on my post on this card there! If you have already purchased the Snowflake Dancer you of course get to pick a different image of your liking. I'll pick a winner somewhere tomorrow so you have all day today and a bit of tomorrow to leave a comment!

Have a great day everybody!!