Good Monday morning! I hope everyone enjoyed your weekend. We had a great family day at my niece’s Graduation party on Saturday and then yesterday, I lazed around a bit and then got some stamping time in. I found out yesterday morning that I will be working the Rubbernecker Booth at the Gateway Rubber Stamp Getaway in Collinsville, IL this coming weekend, so I’m trying to get myself caught up and maybe ahead before the weekend. A huge task since I get so easily sidetracked – just like now.

At 12:00 midnight on Thursday, Hanna Stamps will be releasing three new sets, and I have a preview of one of the sets for you today. There will also be a Release Party in the Hanna Stamps Company Forum on Splitcoaststampers Thursday night. You won’t want to miss the challenges and there might even be a few surprises. Anyhoo, here’s my preview for you today of Bookworm Hanna.

Bookworm Hanna

The card actually uses five individual stamps from the set, and a whole lot of masking. The books and the coffee cup were stamped separately, cut out and then raised on the table with mounting tape. The entire image was colored with Copic Markers. There is a very faint layer of yellow under the lampshade which is my effort to make it look like the light is actually on. Of course, since the light is on, that side of the chair would be lighter too. The background paper and photo corners are a mixture of the different patterns from BasicGrey Mellow, which I sponged all the edges of with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.

  • Stamps: Bookworm by Hanna Stamps
  • Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White; BasicGrey Mellow; Prism Herbal Garden Medium and Suede Brown Dark
  • Ink: Tsukineko Brilliance Graphite Black; Ranger Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Accessories: Copic Markers; Tsukineko Sponge Dauber; Fiskars Scallop Paper Edgers; Photo Corner Punch; Ribbon; Brads; Mounting Tape

Hope you have a fantabulous day today!

Sherry

22 Responses to “Hanna Stamps Preview – Bookworm Hanna”

  1. I love what you did with this stamp. I would never thought about the light being on. One other thing I don’t get, is how come you got all the talent/artist/creativity in our family :0)

  2. Love this card! I’m a bookworm! Great job putting everything together. As usual… awesome coloring!

  3. Wonderful card, Sherry! That is so you! (And me, and my daughter, and my best friend, Karen!) Your coloring is marvelous and the yellow under the light is definitely a very cool touch!!!

  4. WOW this is a great great card. YOU ROCK!

  5. ahhhhh!!! I would LOOOVE to be Bookworm Hannah for a day! What bliss!! (guess I’ll just have to keep trying to read a chapter here and there while pretending to do housework!!)
    GREAT coloring!

  6. Lotsa work, but I love the colors and that DP!

  7. This is fabulous!! I’m a Librarian, and this stamp is ME! Thanks for sharing – can’t wait to see all the new Hannas :)

  8. Sherry, this is so cute! Love the whole card. Love books too.

  9. I definitely have to get this new Hanna Stamps set as I love to read. You did a great job with this card as always. I will be attending the stamp convention at the Gateway Center on Saturday; I’ll be sure to stop by the Rubbernecker booth to meet you and to purchase some stamps too!

  10. Love all the detail you used. Beautiful job :)

  11. Fabulous card! Love all the masking and coloring and papers!

  12. Awesome card! I see the light! Your coloring is top notch and matches the dp perfectly. I just don’t have the patience for masking to achieve the gorgeous card you’ve made. Can hardly wait to see the whole set of stamps.

  13. Love the stamp Sherry! Love the card too. I love books three…. hmmmm….

  14. This is so cute, Sherry! I like these short hair Hanna’s better the ones with the long flowing hair.

  15. This is fabulous, Sherry. Can’t wait to see the set.

  16. Wow! Amazing! :0)

  17. dangit, Sherry! now I MUST have this set!
    beautiful card!
    Nicole
    The Stampin’ Librarian

  18. Oh so awesome!! Love your attention to detail in your coloring, and love the bg paper and corners!

  19. Amazing card!!!!

  20. What a great card, and what a fabulous stamp set! It just happens to be perfect for our next VSN – the Book Club VSN! You have to come play if you can!

  21. This is sooooo cool, Sherry!! I love how warm and cozy this card is!!

    Have a great time at the stamp show!! I hope it goes really well!

  22. What a fabulous fabulous card!!!!!

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