Thursday, July 12, 2012

Yumi & Fumi Handmade Blog Hop & Stamp Showcase

Hello and welcome to the 1st Yumi & Fumi Handmade Crafts Blog Hop & Stamp Showcase!

We are really happy that you could take time out of your busy schedules to join us today. 


**I need to clarify a couple things, there might be confusion with the names of our business and blog so here is the correct info: 
If you are refering to the business or store: Yumi & Fumi Handmade
If you are refering to the blog: Yumi & Fumi Handmade Crafts
 Thanks so much!!


Before we begin we'd like to say a big MAHALO to everyone that has become a new friend and left us some wonderful and supportive comments.  We definitely appreciate all the support and feedback.


 Today's hop is featuring the new debut release of our stamps with each designer contributing a card to share.  I am so excited for all of you to start the hop and tell us what you think.  Saturday is our release day, but you all get a sneak peek at the images starting today!  So with every blog hop there are prizes right?  Well this hop is no exception.  We will have 5 random prizes hidden throughout the hop.  Make sure to become a follower of each blog and leave a comment.  The hop will start today and end on Sunday at noon PST.  You read that right, 4 days of hopping.  Winners will be chosen randomly and announced here on Monday, July 16th.

I have one more exciting news to share with you regarding our stamps.  Renate' & I have been to many rubber stamp shows and we incorporated a lot of what stampers were saying into our stamps.  We are very proud to announce that all of our stamps are scroll cut, deeply etched red rubber on a gray cushion mount, they are indexed and made in the USA!!  What does that mean?  No more cutting up your stamps, you will be able to stamp and see the image when it's mounted on a clear block and lastly we are supporting our local stamp maker, Mr. Jim!  I'll share pictures of the rubber and indexing tomorrow.


Now hold on to your seats because you're about to meet Yumi & Fumi illustrated by our awesome illustrator, Amy Beard.  They will be debuting in their beautiful packaging courtesy of Ms. Renate' Winter.  We have a surprise for our DT team.  Little do they know, but all the colored images on the packaging were colored up by our DT!  
We were blown away by their coloring that we just had to use them.
We ♥ our team!

(Because this was a surprise for them we didn't get a chance to create a list of colors used, but we will update that soon.)



Meet Fumi with Umbrella
Measures: 3.25" HT x 2.4" W
**Colored by DT - Rachel Parys**

Card designed by
Rachel Parys
Fumi With Umbrella
Copics- Skin: E51 E00 E11.
Hair: E43 E44 E47.
Kimono: R22 R24 R27 & N6 N8 100.
Umbrella: R27 R39.
Cheeks: Pebbles Chalk.


Meet Yumi Peace Sign
Measures: 3.25" HT x 2.4" W
**Colored by DT - Sandie Dunne**

Card designed by:
Eva Uyeunten
Yumi Peace Sign
Hair C1 C3 C5 C8 100
Skin E50 YR000 E51 E02
Kimono/Slippers Y02 Y06 Y21 Y28
Obi/Collar/hair band RV00 RV02 RV04
Cheeks chalk


Fumi with Gift
Measures: 3.25" HT x 2.4" W
**Colored by DT - Eva Uyeunten**

Card Designed by 
Kim Yu
Fumi with Gift
**(Colors can be found on Kim's blog)

 Yumi with Fan
Measures: 3.25" HT x 2.4" W
**Colored by DT - Kim Yu**

Treat holder designed by
Rosemary Shaner Bridges
Yumi with Fan
Skin: E13, chalk
Eyes: E47, E44
Hair: E49, E47, E44
Kimono/Fan: R35, R22, R20
Sash/Shoes: BG10, BG13, BG15


The following three cards are made using our Yumi & Fumi stamp.  It's one stamp with 2 images.  You can see how you can separate the two or have them both on the card.  Very versatile.

(Yumi & Fumi - 1 stamp)
Measures: 2.5" HT x 3.25" W 
**Colored by Rachel Parys**

Yumi (Single)

Card Designed by
Renate' Yumi Winter
Yumi Single
**(Colors can be found on Renate's Blog)*


Fumi Single

Card designed by
Leanne Fumiko Poe (aka Fumi)
Fumi Single
Skin: E00, E01, R20
Hair: E23, E25, E27, E29
Top: R89, BG72
Capris: BG70, BG72
Slippers/Flip Flops: E47

Yumi & Fumi  (Together)

Card designed by
Sandie Dunne
Hair - C3,C5,C7,C9, W3, W5, W7, W9
Eyes: E23, E25,E27
(Yumi colors)
Sweater: RV11, RV13, RV14, R22, R24
Pants: B93, B95, B97
Boots: E21, E23, E25
(Fumi colors)
Shirt: BG11, BG13, BG15, RV13
Pants: W1, W3
Flip-flops: RV13


Aren't our designers amazing?  What do you think of our stamp images?  We'd love your feedback but first let's get to the hop shall we?  Here is the line-up and if you get lost just come back here and start at the beginning.  A reminder that in order to be in the running for a prize you will have to become a follower/friend of each blog (including this one), and if you wouldn't mind a comment on each blog we love hearing what you have to say.

 Have fun hopping around!!



Cheryl said...

Cute stamps ladies!!! Great design team too!

Creations by Shirl said...

OOh they are all adorable... love them... I want them all!!!

Kim Swenson said...

These are all great! Way to go DT.

Kathy Dinh said...

Awesome jobs DT! Thanks for showing us a great new line that we can continue to smile and share them with others!

Shar said...

Crazy Cute!!! Yumi and Fumi!!! I want to sing a song when I see Yumi and Fumi!!
Congratulations Ladies!!!

eva said...

yay!! excited about the hop!

Mimi said...

Congrats Ladies!! DT did an amazing job showcasing the adorable Yumi and Fumi!! ;D

Denice said...

Yumi and Fumi are simply A-dorable!!! What a wonderfully talented DT! I was blown away with all of their coloring skills and can't wait to pick up a few hints from them along the way.

Thanh Vo said...

Wow!!!! Way to go ladies!!! Congratulations to you both on having this dream come true! Congrats also to the amazing DT! Such stunning work each and everyone of these ladies do!

I'm so hungry for more! :) I'm going to continue hopping this weekend, but really wanted to get a big congrats in there first! All the best Leanne and Renate'

Blankina said...

The bloghop was fantastic...I have become a follower as soon as I had seen the post of Rachel and Eva that they were on the team...

Super cute stamps...great job, wish you all the best with the Y & F company and keep my fingers crossed to be lucky and get one of these cuties.

PS I have the banner on my blog so hope to stimulate my readers ( from NL, IT, GB, AU etc.etc.)


Jenny Wong said...

Congrats Leanne and Ren! Your stamps are SO cute! I know you guys will do great!

Shar said...

Yay, Yay, Yay, Yay!!!
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE all projects and love all the stamp designs!!!
Wooo Hooo Ladies Great Job I know for sure that you both will do a great job for filling your Crafting dreams!!!
Congratulations again!!!
Shar (maine)

Tabitha said...

Way to go DT. Congrats on your store.

Lou Mac said...

Woaaaaahhh!! You girls have TOTALLY blown this out of the water! WAY TO GO!!

What a fantastic surprise for the DT to make it to the packaging - such a fun twist.

The DT have totally won me over with these gorgeous images!! Super fun.

Off to hop. :) xo

Alyce said...

Leanne these are all gorgeous!! LOVE the images and the works from the DT are just perfect! :D

ChatterBlossom said...

I love all the cards! It is amazing what everyone came up with and none of them are the same!

Linda said...

LOOKIN' GOOD!!! What a fantastic idea to have the DT's colored images on the packaging!!! How fun!!! Congrats again Leanne and Renate and much success to you always! Aloha, Linda

Linda said...

Ok, I just finished the hop and the DT did a fantastic job!