Monday, May 10, 2010

Stamp & Create Product Spotlight ~ Whiff of Joy

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Ours was once again very busy but full of fun as well. I was totally spoiled for Mother’s Day and was treated to a wonderful waffle and maple syrup breakfast. My boys gave me the sweetest hand-made presents. Their careful work is so precious to me. My eldest gave me a card and then said “Turn it over Mum. You’ll  see something really pretty.” When I turned it over, it was a heart cut out of metallic reflective paper so that I would see my face. Gosh, he almost made me cry! They can be a handful sometimes but they are also so sweet and loving! They also had another wonderful surprise for me.
They first gave me the “gag” gift. You know, the one where you say “Wow! Thank you! I really needed this”. In my case it was a garden hose nozzle. The type with the long arm. Then, they told me to look out the window and there it was. A beautiful Magnolia tree. OMGosh! I nearly fainted. You see, not only do I love a certain stamping company by that name, I love the beautiful blossoms of a Magnolia tree contrasting with the bare bark. I always remark on a certain beautiful tree which is near our own home. It was my eldest son’s idea and they spent a panic stricken Saturday trying to make sure I did not go out the side door of the house which was where it was hidden! I feel totally spoiled!
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My card today features one of the sweet Whiff of Joy stamps from the Get Well Collection. This is really a most fantastic collection and I know that all the gorgeous stamps will be used time and time again. A must-have in my opinion!
Whiff of Joy Stamps are the product spotlight over at Stamp & Create. Lacey has a fantastic selection of WOJ stamps and for the next two weeks they will be at 25% off! What a tremendous deal and a good opportunity to snag the ones that have been on your wish-list. You can find them all -->here<— and Lacey has the brand new releases: Get Well and the Aladdin kit and they will be 10% off!! Click -->here<—to see more of my WOJ cards!
This sweetie is called Sick Henry and he is such fun to color up. I added some gorgeous Prima Flowers, a lace doily and some luxurious silk ribbon. I have this ribbon in every color and I LOVE it! It is so soft and is gorgeous to the touch. I use my bow easy to create the bow and then pop it right onto my card. The adhesive pearls are by Martha Stewart and the paper is retired Stampin’ Up of which I still have quite a bit because I bought several packs of it. Love this soft color combo!

Don't forget about the very first Stamp and Create Challenge!! This month our challenge is: Ribbon and Fibers. The only rule is that you must use a stamp that is available through Stamp and Create and link to that stamp in the store.



That is it for me. I hope you have a wonderful and happy day and maybe get the opportunity to get a little inky!

12 comments:

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

I totally LOVE your creations. They are so unique.

Naoual said...

Another stunning creation Jeanette, I love it!

Sounds like your had an amazing mothersday with wonderful gifts.

Hugs, Naoual xx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Jeanette,i love your image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.
So sweet.

Hugs Riet.xx

Christina C. said...

Jeanette, this card is so adorable. I just love that cute little Henry.
Another fabulous creation!!!
P.S. Hahahahahaha....NO, you didn't imagine it! It looked out of place so I deleted it.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is darling Jeanette!! I just have to get this cute little mouse!! I love your coloring and colors with the Parisian Breezed Paper and the flowers!!
hugs,
Chris

Renkata said...

Ohhh poor Henry :) I love this image.
You have coloured him so lovely!

Tracey said...

Henry is just so cute!! Love your gorgeous card Jeanette! The colours are fabulous!! xx

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

So cute and so wonderful, great job!
Hugs Jacqueline

Jannie said...

I love this card Jeanette!! The image is so cute, the paper and colours are beautiful.

Hugs Jannie

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Jeanette you heart must melt when you think of your Mothers Day. What a beautiful boy thinking to do that with your card and saying those sweet words. Then the tree boy you must be so proud. I am so glad you had a wonderful Mothers day as you are an amazing mother to have brought up such lovely boys they are a credit to you Jeanette!
Your card is utterly gorgeous!
Your Henry is so cute and your colouring is outstanding! Love your great design and detail!
Oh my goodness Jeanette over a year eh how time flies! Thanks so much for your sweet words I really appreciate them xxx
hugs
kim x

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Simply beautiful Jeanette! That bow is fabulous and your coloring is always amazing! :D

Lacey Stephens said...

Poor little Henry!! I hope he is feeling better soon!! LOL I love just this card. The color combo is one of my favorites!! And you did such a great job with that awesome bow!! :-)
~Lacey

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