Friday, May 13, 2011

Whiff of Joy & Wags N Whiskers

Happy Friday Everyone! I am going to have a double post today….it wasn’t intended but I had tremendous trouble with Blogger these past days and in the end…I just gave up. Were you affected too? I think many of us were.

So, fingers crossed that this post does indeed go live :) ETA: finally got the post to go live at 1:20 pm. Bad blogger :(

My first card features one of my all-time favorite stamps. It is sweet Willow with Hot Chocolate from Whiff of Joy. Last week, I was blog hopping and I saw the most amazing shaped card on Chris’s blog ~here~. I loved the tea-pot shape so much that I thought I would try to see if I could find a similar shape over at the Silhouette blog. Well, they did have one and I modified it a little and was able to create this tea-pot easel card.

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The image was colored with Copic Markers and I paper-pieced her tea mug with the same patterned paper that I used for the tea-pot. I added stitching around some of the edges and attached a tiny tag made with a WoJ die to the top. Just as if there is a tea-bag in the pot steeping! I stamped the tag with stamps from Papertrey Ink’s Tea for Two Additions set. The other tag was cut from Kraft paper and was made with a Papertrey Ink die shape and the sentiment is from the Tea for Two set.

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Here is a shot from a different angle. As you can see, I tried to re-create the look of a saucer for the base.

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Here you can see the details a little better.

I am entering this card in the Whiff of Joy challenge (color combo), the ATS challenge (paper-piecing), the Creative Craft challenge (distressed/vintage), and Double Dutch (vintage).

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My second card for today is for the Wags’nWhiskers challenge which this week is to use a circle or circles on your project. I also want to give a shout-out to our new DT members. Please check out their blogs this week and leave them some love.

I created this simple and fun summer card using the cute stamp: Water Babe. The paper is from one of MME Stella Rose paper pads. I cut out a circle with vellum and used a Technique Tuesday set to stamp the sentiment. I did a little sewing across the strip of paper and I also pierced holes around the circle.

We are having a new digital release on May 20th!

The sneak peeks begin on Wednesday, May 18th... then continue Thursday, May 19th.

Beginning at 12:01am EST/5:01am GMT Friday, May 20th, there will be blog hop showcasing all of the wonderful new images.

Then at 7:00am EST/12:00pm GMT on Friday, May 20th, the digital stamps will be available for sale here on the blog.

Would you like to win the whole release?

Grab the banner above (or the smaller banner in my side-bar) and then link it ~here~. Then, at that same blog post, enter your link into the linky below!!

This contest runs through to Thursday, May 26th at midnight EST/5:00am GMT with the winner being announced with our challenge on Friday, May 27th.

Have a great day and again, sorry for such a long post…..Blogger’s fault this time.

Hugs Jeanette

10 comments:

Danielle said...

Hello Jeanette, OH... yes I was affected. I had a draft saved, ready to go live this morning. and it's totally disappeared, pictures and text. Have to start all over.
Your card is wonderful, love tea andlove this shape very much. So comforting. This little stamp is one favourite of mine.
Gorgeous!
Have a lovely weenkend.

Christina C. said...

OMG, Jeanette, I absolutely ADORE your teapot card.....how stunning and creative!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Also love your whimsical card!
As always, magnificent coloring and presentation!
Have a fabulous weekend!

Judi said...

GREAT cards Jeanette! FABULOUS teapot - I just might have to borrow this idea.

Judi x

Louise said...

Hi hunny :)

What an AMAZING WOJ card you have made and I´m totally blown away by the fantastic tea pot shape! My word- that is seriously gorgoues :) :) Love your interpreatation of our colourcombo as well :)
Willow looks so beautiful after you inked her up :)

Hugs

Julye said...

Love the teapot card clever idea and the colouring is great too and what a fun summering card with the bathing beauty thanks for sharing with us all here at CCC.

Riet said...

So wonderful cards Jeanette,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Cheryl said...

oh just love love that tea pot its just stunning the colors the detail is just amazing,bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week hugs cheryl xx

ahlers5 said...

Your coloring is just amazing...Wow!
Diane

Kruemel said...

Beautiful card - love the shape! Your coloring is amazing and the idea of using the tag as the end of a tea bag is great!

Thanks for joining us at WoJ this fortnight!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Giò said...

Stunning, stunning and also stunning!!!
Huge hugs, Giò

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