June 7, 2010

2. Belles 'n Whistles Challenge - Punches & Ribbon


Happy Monday to you all and welcome to our 2. Belles 'n Whistles only Challenge! Just a quick reminder for all of you who don't know yet. Our ROP challenges have been discontinued and we've decided to instead carry our challenges over to the Belles 'n Whistles Blog.They are Belles 'n Whistles only challenges and are WEEKLY now. So you will have the chance to win some BnW goodies now every week..YAY! Isn't that great?

This weeks challenge is hosted by our incredibly talented Andrea. She is challenging us to use Punches & Ribbon! What a fab challenge I had so much fun doing my card as I LOVE ribbons and my punches :-) And what I also love are shaker cards! I'm just not doing them often enough and that's why I decided it's time for one ;-) I used 'Beary Big Hugs' and colored this adorable image with my Copics. To make my shaker card I used a 'Shake it!' pouche lg. circle from Impression Obsession. All the openings were cut out using my Spellbinders and my Martha Stewart Circle Cutter, which I absolutely love btw. I filled the pouch with dew drops and a charm. The punches I  used are from Martha Stewart,Garden Trellies, and EK Success ,Retro Flower punches. DP is from Basic Greys 'Boxer' paper pad. I did not add a sentiment so the card can be used for many occasions. 
The fabulous sketch I used for my card is from this weeks MMSC challenge.

And yes the dew drops are really moving ;-)

And here another shot of the pouch.

I hope you like to join us for this challenge! For all the details on the challenge please visit our Belles 'n Whistles blog HERE. And while you there please visit my DT sisters blogs for some wonderful inspirations and don't forget to leave them some love too!

Thanks for taking the time and visiting me here today. Your comments are really making my day and I  appreciate them so very much! :-)

Love and Hugs,


  1. Too cute! Fab colours and colouring. I luv the shaker! I just want to the shop to look for the large circle but it's not instock :o(


  2. Hi, Iris,
    das Kärtchen ist ja superniedlich. Eine tolle Idee mit den Raindrops.
    Liebe Grüße

  3. Iris, this is just beautiful. I really need to try one of these shaker cards. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Iris, this is a real STUNNER!! I LOVE shaker cards, although I've never made on and love your use of the dew drops inside the shaker. All your details are just absolutely pure perfection. I really LOVE this!! THanks so much for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and truly hope you can join us again next week!

  5. Iris~This is just sooooooo beautiful. I have never had a try at a shaker card. I love how you put everything together for this one. These images are just the best!

  6. Iris this is so clever. I love how your dew drops are free flowing and can move around. You image is beautifully shaded and colored. You have so many fabulous details to look at on this gorgeous card. Simply outstanding. Great job with the sketch this week. Thank you so very much for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}
    Midnight Madness Design Team

  7. Bin einfach sprachlos als ich deine wunderschöne Karte gesehen habe! Wahnsinn!!! So viele wunderschöne details, tolle Ideen und alles rundherum einfach nur genial!

  8. This is so pretty! lOve the colors and patterns. So cool that you made this into a shakercard!

    Thanks for joining Midnight Madness challenge. We hope to see you again next week!


  9. What a gorgeous card Iris,i love your image and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  10. Oh this is stunning!!! I need to try one of these, I love this image and your coloring is amazing.Beautiful papers and colors, So inspiring! Hugs!

  11. Oh this is so so cute, love this image and the shaker idea is great. I will have to try to make one some day.
    Kim xXx

  12. This is sooooo adorable. Your coloring is perfect and the colors of dp that you chose are fantastic!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at Midnight Madness!

  13. Iris this is just gorgeous! I love the colors that you have used and I have always wanted to try one of these cards out but never have! It is so pretty!! Love it!

  14. Iris! This is amazing as always! You always do such marvelous coloring!!! And your shaker card is BEAUTIFUL!!! So inspiring!



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