June 08, 2009

WOJ Women's Delight Sneak Peak & Friday Sketchers # 55...Babies touch the world with love!


I am so excited to show you a sneak peak of the gorgeous new Whiff of Joy Women's Delight collection by Elizabeth Bell! They will be available in the Whiff of Joy Online shop June 14th! Make sure you get in on these stunning stamps!!!!

This stamp of Willow expecting is just so beautiful! I just adore it! I do have a bit of a funny story to tell about this card...well, I 'm not sure if it's funny really...It's just that I can be so dense sometimes,lol!!!! Well, Anyways, I wanted something for poor Willow to sit on, after all she is expecting and needs to take a load off! So, I asked my hubby to draw in something that she could sit on! Well, this is what he came up with, a swing! I thought it was brilliant!!!! Not a bad job, eh!? Then, I made another card (that I will show you tomorrow) with what I thought was a trellis/pergola type thing with flowers on it!!! Well, later I realized it is actually a swing, duh!!! Talk about dense or what!!!! Kinda helps if you turn things the right way,lol! Well, I was going to do the image over but I think I would have hurt my hubby's feelings if I didn't show you the swing he drew for sweet Willow!!!!

I made this card for the challenge over at Friday Sketchers with the fabulous sketch they have this week!!

I used some beautiful papers from Cosmo Cricket called Girl Friday! I am loving Cosmo Cricket papers they are really pretty! I used some great American Crafts ribbon, pretty Prima flowers and buttons from my stash. I threaded the buttons with Scrappers floss and I inked all the edges of the papers with Tim Holtz distress inks and stamped the stitching with my Kelly Panacci stamps and Weathered Wood Distress ink.

I stamped Willow on Bee Artist Marker pad paper and coloured her with my Copics. My Hubby, Chris, drew in the swing with a Copic Multiliner pen and they are Copic Marker Proof, so I was able to colour it with my markers and not have the ink smear.

Here is the inside!
Thanks for stopping by and having a wee sneak peek at the new Women's Delight collection from Whiff of Joy! Make sure you mark June 14th in your calendar and visit the Whiff of Joy Online store!
Come back and see my other happy accident tomorrow,smile!!!!
Hugs,

24 comments:

Frances said...

LOL Tara that's just too funny - at least you've got a very helpful and arty husband! . . and his swing looks more substantial and likely to be able to hold that 'extra weight' heehee Love your card and that dp looks yummy

Hugs, Fran xx

Jeanette said...

Tara, this is lovely sweetie! Love the swing....I'm a wee bit disappointed it isn't a real stamp....hubbie is very good!
Hugs Jeanette

papercraftsbyrach said...

This is a fantastic card sweetie, love your swing.. your hubby is very clever.. want to know something? your not on your own i thought that the swing was a walkway of some sort and even had it masked that way with one of the other stamps... and i even coloured it in before i realized...lol.. what are we like..
hugs rachxx

Leslie said...

Tara, soooo cool you have another one of the sneak peeks!! I cannot even begin to tell which one is my favorite yet, they are all so beautiful. Your blog is so full of such fantastic cards. I love your Magnolia card "life is too short for beige", very clever.
Have a great week, Leslie

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh Tara, this is so pretty, such a beautiful image and the swing is just perfect!

Hugs, Kelly

daisy said...

o tara, you just shown me the lovelyest card there is! love the colors, and now i really can't whait till theye come out! keep up the lovly dt work!

hugs
daisy

Tab said...

Oh my word, you card is delightful, I adore the image, so beautiful! Love the colours and papers you have used too! Wow, your hubby can draw so well, just fab!
Hugs Tab xxx

strawberry fields said...

great card...our baby is due in a few weeks so the image made me smile
fiona x

Malin a.k.a. Boop said...

Gorgeous card! That stamp is adorable. And I loved your hubby's swing. I was thinking to myself that I loved that swing, and I wondered what stamp it was! He should make stamps! :)

daisy said...

i just cought myself, in the way i can't stop looking at you'r card!!!
i'm adicted to this immage!

hugs
daisy

ps: love the swing! does you'r husband create stamps?! micht copie of its ok?!

Camilla said...

I am so impressed by your husband! The swing looks great:) And your card is totally gorgeous!
Hugs, Camilla.

June said...

Oh this is wonderful I really really really need these stamps, bet I miss out I usually do lol, your cards are amazing !! xx

Riet said...

Wowww Tara,what a beautiful card,l love the stamp and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Jilli said...

Tara ~ gorgeous card, love the swing ... wow what a talented hubby ... do you loan him out?! Love the colours and the adorable image. Jillix

Bente said...

I love your card Tara - every part of it!! These new stamps are just so gorgeous and you have done a marvellous job with it!! So lovely details and colors!! And the swing was perfect too :)
Can't wait to see what you're doing with the rest of the stamps :)
Have a nice week!!
Hugs, Bente

cats whiskers said...

Oh Tara you are funny sweetie, but I am glad you had it upside down gaves us a chance to see what a talented OH you have, that swing is brilliant as is your colouring this is an awesome card dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Tracey said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Tara! I love this!! What a beautiful stamp!

Kim said...

Tara what a beauty!!! Your card is amazing hun!!! So gorgeous! Willow looks so happy with her bundle of joy! And tell Chris he did an AMAZING job on the swing! I absolutely love his artwork! Wish I could draw a fraction as good as him!! What a beauty!!!
Hugs~ Kim

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi Tara

What a gorgeous, gorgeous card you have made. Thank goodness for clever hubby's ! Mine has just made a frame for my latest card on my blog - don't know what I would do without him for the complicated bits !!!! Loving these new WOJ images and you create with them so brilliantly.

Hope you are OK. I'm missing everyone like crazy and can't wait to get back into BG again.

Take care,

Hugs,

Jo x

Angie said...

Absolutely gorgeous,
I love the way you have coloured,
and these stamps are to die for,
Hugs
Angie

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my Tara this is just so adorable!
Your colouring is awesome and your paper and detail gorgeous!
hugs
kim x

joey said...

oh oh what a beautiful image! your colouring is gorgeous and your hubbies swing looks fabulus. Joey.x

Tanya said...

WOW, I am impressed with his swing! :) Smart man!
Your card is so soft and sweet! I just love it!

Nixe07 said...

Absolutely wonderful card, Tara! The colours are great and your colouring is fantastic.
Hugs
Moni

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