July 12, 2010

BnW Challenge - A Sketch & A Little Candy For You!

The Candy is closed! I will announce the winner shortly!



Happy Monday Everyone! Hope you all had a fab summery weekend and lots of time to enjoy some spare time and maybe some crafting too?! I in deed did enjoy our hot Summer weather down here with lots of time outside by the pool. But I also had some fun in my craft room altering this little journal. It's going to be a diary for my daughter Kim.

I made this using the sketch provided by our talented Jacque for our Belles 'n Whistles Challenge this week! Here is the sketch:



And here is what I came up with using the sketch:






I colored sweet 'Eden with Teddy' using my distress inks. The image was stamped with Archival Ink onto 140lb/300g hot pressed water color paper from Lanaquarelle. For all the bling I used Stickles Stardust and Arctic Ice.  The flowers are from Prima and Whimsy stamps and the leaves are punched out using a MS leaf punch. I distressed the flowers and leaves with brushed corduroy and added Stickles as well.  Finally I spritzed the whole project using Glimmer Mist Baby Breath to give it a nice shimmer all over.





The sentiment stamp is from Catslife Press and my DP is  Bo Bunny. The little journal I found at Michaels.

This really is an awesome sketch Jacque made and so much fun to play with. So I hope you like to join us in this weeks Belles 'n Whistles Challenge and have some fun with the sketch too! I look forward to all your wonderful creations!

I am also entering this card into Wild Orchid Crafts first challenge which is 'Say it with flowers'

I will be on a little break for the rest of the week :-) My best friend is visiting from Germany and we haven't seen each other in almost 2 years. So there won't be much time for crafting this week only lots of fun and chatting, chatting chatting....LOL 

That's why I have a little CANDY for you!!!!

Would you like to win TWO Belles 'n Whistles stamps from the newest relase 'Forever Young'? Yes? Well then just leave me a comment here on this post (only ONE per Person please). And if you like to have a bigger chance of winning  the candy enter our ongoing Belles 'n Whistles Challenge and I will  enter your name twice for the drawing!!! The candy closes Sunday July 18th 6pm MEST (which is 12 noon EST) together with our challenge. I will announce the winner Monday July 19th in the course of the day.

Ok and here are the two stamps you can win:




Having said this I wish all of you good luck and have a fabulous week! Hope to see you at our challenge blog!

Thanks for stopping by!
Luv & hugs,

26 comments:

  1. oh wow this is the most beautiful project the colouring and the image are both beautiful and thankyou so much for this amazing chance of winning.Unfortunately i can't join in the challenge as i am still waiting for my very first Belles and Whistles stamp to arrive but who knows it could arrive in time I can't wait xx

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  2. What a lovely project. I love this image, she is so sweet. Thanks for the chance to win some BnW stamps from the new release. I am going to try to enter the challenge this week, depends on time, I am trying to get ready to leave for vacation on Friday.

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  3. What a beautiful journal, Iris. The cover looks gorgeous. What a sweet image and your coloring is exceptional as usual.
    Thanks for the chance to win the Belles and Whistle stamps.

    Viel Spass mit Deiner Freundin.

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  4. Fabulous project, it's so pretty.

    Thanks for the chance to win some lovely stamps.

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  5. wow what a lovely creation of yours(but then it doesnt surprise me.
    And what a lovely giveaway. I will be making my BNW card this week and adding it to the challenge. Thanks for the chance to win.
    x laura x

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  6. Hi Iris, tolle Kreation. Mir gefällt wie du die kleine Eden bemalt hast. Die ganzen Farben passen super zusammen.
    Vielen Dank für dein Candy.

    Liebe Grüsse
    Melanie-Jane

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  7. Ohhhh wowww Iris,This is so beautiful,i love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  8. WOW this is absolutely gorgeous. The image is soo cute and all the sparkle is fab.

    Tracy x

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  9. Gorgeous creation. visit your blog as often as I can, but have been having so many intenet (not computer) issues for the past 4 months that most of the time it won't let me leave a post. Here's hoping it works this time. Your coloring is stunning...
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Hugs,
    Sally

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  10. wow such an incredibly gorgeous book! I love it! and the little glittery ladybug is just tooo gorgeous for words! Hugs Juls

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  11. OH WOW Iris! Your journal is just STUNNING! I love your coloring and the added shimmer... The details are just beautiful! I am so tempted to buy buy buy specially the sentiment. I see it almost anywhere now ;)
    Lils
    ps: Your new blog looks awesome!

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  12. Wow Iris, this is just gorgeous. So beautifully coloured and I love the image!
    Clairexx

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  13. What a great little journal~ the coloring is so pretty!

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  14. Lovely card ♥ Thank you so much for participating in the WOC challenge!

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  15. The journal is just adorable. Thanks for the chance to win two beautiful stamps. Barbara

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  16. Iris, your daughter Kim can be glad.
    This project ist so beautiful, so nice.

    Greetings from Silvia

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  17. Oh my goodness Iris! This is INCREDIBLE! These colors are PERFECT, and your coloring is DIVINE! sigh ... what a work of art! And the shimmer to everything ... gasp .. you KNOW I love it! hehe! GORGEOUS as always!

    ps ... I'm NOT entering in for your candy ... hehe .. I just wanted to leave you some love on your stunning creation! :)

    Big Hugs,
    Elise

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  18. OH Iris!! What a beautiful notebook cover you have created!! I love the idea and of course your wonderful coloring!
    Hugs
    Jodi =)

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  19. What a sweet book cover- I love belles and whistle stamps they are ALL so sweet but I don't have any yet so I would love to win some.

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  20. Absolutely glorious colours & a lovely idea for the cover. Shall try to get an entry done for the challenge. Shall be back if I manage it. Thanks for a chance of these new stamps.
    Paula (PEP)
    http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

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  21. Beautiful Project!!! I really love the stamps you are giving away! i've put your candy on my sidebar... I allready was a follower of yours ;)

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  22. Hallo Iris, danke für den netten Kommentar auf meinen Blog und den Hinweis für dein Candy.
    Schönes Wochenende wünsche ich dir liebe Grüße Karla

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  23. WOW Iris ist das süß und die vielen glitzernden Details klasse!!!

    Vielen Dank für die Chance das tolle Candy gewinnen zu können.

    LG Dana

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  24. found your blog will hopping beautiful cards, love your coloring. will be back ;>

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  26. Absolutely amazing creation Iris! GORGEOUS work! Congrats on winning Top 3 at WOC this past challenge!
    Hugs~ Kim

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Thanks so much for taking the time and leaving me some love! It's greatly appreciated and just made my day! :-)