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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Shhh...Baby Sleeping

Today is my first post as part of the Whiff Of Joy Challenge Blog design team!!!!  
(Still can't believe it!!) And the challenge this week is to create a Door Hanger.  

  I was really nervous about this challenge because I'm not a big fan of door hangers, I think I don't like the long shape.   But then I realized that it didn't have to be could be square.  Things went easier for me from there.  LOL  I knew right away that I wanted to use my Willow with Toddler stamp and make a door hanger for a baby's nursery.  I am over the moon happy with how this came out.  

I tried faux stitching again.  This time using a softer surface when piercing the paper and I didn't get a cramp in my hand this time.  I also got to play with my new Bow Easy.  If you don't have's so awesome, easy and fun to use!!!  (You can win one if your one of my followers.  Click here to see my Blog Thank You Candy details that ends August 31st.) I made a sweet little double bow with very long tails to use as my hanger.  The hanger base is heavy weight chipboard covered in cardstock.  The scalloped square was made using my Cricut.  I had meant to distress the paper edges, but remembered only after I had adhered it all down.  :(  I used tiny little half pearls as the button on her gown.


Alphabet Challenge = O is for Ovals
Sentimental Sundays = #15 Anything Goes
Lollipop Crafts = #2 Baby
Raise The Bar = #30 Pearly Whites (Lots of little pearls)
Simple Doodles = #23 Out of the Box
Bee Crafty = #35 All About the Image
Craft Your Days Away = #1 Favorite Things (Fav Color Combo, Fav Baby Stamp)
Bunny Zoe's = #3 Vintage
Papertake Weekly = Something Old, New, Borrowed & Blue
All That Scraps = Die Cuts (Oval Nesties)

Copics Used:
Gown: B95, B91, Colorless Blender
Willows Hair: E57, E35, Y26, E31
Baby's Hair: E35, Y26
Skin: E11, E00, E50, R00
Baby's Clothes: E43, E42, E41

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Stamp: Whiff of Joy (Willow with toddler)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
DP: MME Wild Asparagus
Cricut Cartridge: Storybook
Nestibilities: Oval & Scalloped Oval
Ribbon: from my stash made using Bow Easy
Accessories: MS Punch (Arch Lattice); Pearls (Recollections); Ticket (Tim Holtz), Dimensionals
Sentiment: Computer generated (Adine Kirnberg)


Isha Gupta said...

This is such a cool card. Love the softness.

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous door hanger Wendy. Love the design and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Paula (PEP) said...

Love the colours Wendy & the really soft feel of it. I too was a little daunted by this assignment & like you am still a bit stunned. Love the pearls & am interested in that Bow Easy, have been thinking about it for some time but I think a TH Distressing Tool will have to take priority. I'm loving my visits over here - normally trying to do it with biscuits & a drink but you give me so much to think about I forget the biscuits & drink.......
Paula (PEP)

Irena said...

Wow this is adorable. SO beautiful and soft creation.

Crystal said...

Sooooooo darling wow this is GORGEOUS!

~Jeri~ said...

Absolutely beautiful Wendy!! I love your coloring and shading! I think this would add the perfect touch to any babys nursery!! Your first project for Whiff of Joy is a definite winner!!

Doreen said...

What a stunning door hanger,it is

Unknown said... sweet! Very cute door hanger! Thanks a bunch for playing along with us this week at Lollipop Crafts!

Jackie said...

This is gorgeous. Well done on your new positon with WOJ. Thank you for taking part over at PT this week x

Tara Godfrey said...

Absolutely stunning hanger, Wendy! I love the square shape of your hanger and such great papers and soft, beautiful colours! Your colouring of Willow and toddler is just stunning much depth to the image and her hair looks fabulous! So good to have you on the WOJ challenges team!!!

Simonne said...

All your cards are so beautiful and precious, Wendy! It's a pleasure for the eye to take a view into your blog! :)

HappyCrafter said...

What a fabulous project, I think I may be casing this one!

Kerri said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! What a beautiful creation, girl! LOVE the colors and your amazing coloring!!! What a sweet gift to give a new mom:)

Tracy Valure said...

So Pretty! Just found your blog, love it! Became a follower!!
Tracy Valure

Nana said...

It's goergeous and beautiful, Wendy! Love it. :)

Anita said...

Your door hanger is just beautiful and I love that beautiful blue ribbon. Your coloring is fantastic.

Kim said...

Gorgeous work hun! I absolutely LOVE how your doorhanger turned out! That is FABULOUS work!
Hugs~ Kim

Manuela said...

Gorgeous work, Wendy! Your door hanger looks so sweet! ♥


Annika said...

OMG, this is out-of-this-world cute!! I love the idea of square door hanger - now why haven't I thought of that??!!
I got myself a special paper pricking mat, it's like really thick and dense foam. But before that I used a back of old mouse mat. And Tim Holtz ruler makes it a lot easier because it has the holes for paper pricking.

Alica said...

oh wow! so soft and pretty! love the colors you used and your coloring is fabulous as always.
When I want to go a long line of faux stitching I make the holes with my sewing machine without thread - much easier than poking them by hand ;)

Crystal said...

this is soooo beautiful! your coloring is amazing! i just love it girl! big hugs!

Cheryl said...

Oh this is gorgeous! I love the shape for a door hanger.

Thank you for joining us for the Sentimental Sundays “Anything Goes” challenge. Good luck!


Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! This is just stunning... quite easily the best door hanger I have seen. Just love the soft colours and those little pearl details.
Caroline xxx

Lesley said...

Aww this is gorgeous! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet and CYDA challenges xx

Tip Top said...

Beautiful! Thanks for playing along with Simple Doodles - hope you can join us again next time!

Crafting Queen said...

Such a beautiful hanger, thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.

Giò said...

Hi Wendy!!!
First of all A WARM WELCOME on WOJ challenge team.
Your door hanger is so sweet, the image is beautifully coloured and the pale blue with cocoa are a color combo fantastic!!!


LindaC said...

So very sweet! I look forward to working with you on YNS. LindaC

Barbara Sproatmeyer (LM2) said...

This is a beautiful card and I love the color combination! I also like how the mom is in blue and the baby boy is in neutral colors - it's a nice touch. :-) Thanks for joining us over at Lollipop Crafts and hope you'll play along next week in our new challenge!

Lilian said...

Wowee! Lovely work! Congratulations on the WOJ Challenge DT and on being a Elisabeth Bell DTM! :) You're having an awesome week! ;) Happy Sunday!

Donna said...

Gorgeous work, and such beautiful colours.Thanks for joining us at CYDA for our first challenge.
Hugs, Donna x

Janice said...

This is absolutely beautiful! Love the idea! Thanks for playing Simple Doodles!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

This is just gorgeous! It make such a lovely gift! Thanks so much for playing at Bee Crafty.

Deanne :)

Mina said...

this is so sweet and gorgeous Wendy..I love the idea of a door hanger for a babys room...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Kate said...

This is so sweet and such a nice touch for a baby's door. Lovely, lovely job.

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