Sunday, 10 January 2010

Whiff of Joy DT - Happy Mail and Candy!!!

Gosh, I'm a bit late with this post but we got a new printer yesterday, wireless, it printed two images for me and has stopped working :( so all morning I've been fiddling and pulling my hair out....don't you just love computing! It still isn't working but I'm going to throw it out of the french doors if I do anything else with it so best leave it LOL! Anyway, onto my card. I'm really pleased with this one. The whole card was made to match the flowers which I decided to try and make from old book pages. I love how they've turned out and will be having another go at them I'm sure! The paper is from Basic Grey and I have stamped a Stempelglede grunge flourish in the left corner three times with vintage photo distress ink.

Charlotte is coloured with copics and the image is edged with vintage photo distress ink. The thought bubbles are punched with my Crop a Dile using black and white card and the two different hole sizes. I stamped and coloured just part of Charlie Postman so that I could pop him in Charlotte's thought bubble....ahhh. She's dreaming of her beau while writing a love letter you see LOL!

The crystal swirl I fashioned myself using different sizes of gems as I love these swirls but can't seem to find ones containing just crystals for the life of me!

The sentiment has been stamped with vintage photo distress ink and comes with the Charlotte riding Pidgeon stamp from the Whiff of Joy Happy Mail collection. The lace is from my stash.

Here's a close up of my flowers. I made the large rose with several punched out flowers with large and medium EK success retro flower punches. The smaller ones are just the medium punch, one has a rose from Wild Orchid crafts in the centre and the other is filled with some gorgeous little beads from my stash. The rose bud at the top is made with just one medium flower. The branches have been punched from black cardstock with my MS twig punch.

Hope you like it!

Now, onto my candy! yummy!!!! Katharina has very generously provided me with a stamp from this new Happy Mail collection to give away to one of you! It is the Charlotte riding Pidgeon stamp (you get 5 sentiments with this!!) shown below and on the card I made last week shown below. (It hasn't been used, just the candy stamps are sent out without packaging).

To be in with a chance to win this little cutie:

1. Tell me who designed this Happy Mail collection in a comment below

2. Post my candy on your blog (side bar is fine)

That's it! easy eh??? I'll leave it open until Sunday 17th January 2009 at 8pm and announce the winner at 9pm. Good luck!!!


Helene said...

That's really easy, Alison Acton designed those too cute stamps ^^
By the way, I love your card, she's soo cute thinking of her beloved one.
And your flowers are really great, should try that...


Juls said...

Firstly I have to say how much I love your card!!! Love the colour combo, and the dream bubble idea! genieous!! and the text rose is just GORGEOUS!!!!!!

Thank you for the offer of such lovely candy..I have a link to you in my side bar. The designer is Alison Acton!

Hugs Juls

Stampin Mindy said...

I Love this WOJ's entire release by Alison Action! It's SO ADORABLE! I love how she is thinking of the mailman. Your coloring and papers are beautiful I love your flowers. Just a gorgeous card!

Mina said...

easy peasy Alison Acton...your card is just amazing...I have linked your candy
Mina xxx

Donalda said...

Oh hon your card is just beautiful and I so love your flowers you have made. Still not had time to try them yet but they are beautiful dear.
I will post your candy on my blog for you dear the first chance I get but I am not entering dear
Big Hugs

Debbie said...

Love your card, love the idea of the thought bubble. Very inspiring.

Smiffy's Particrafting adventures said...

Yes please, would love to enter for this fab stamp. The designer is Alison Acton. You're already linked to my your cards. Pam xx

Fuchsia said...

Your card is just fantastic I love the colours and those flowers are fab !

The Designer is Alison Acton

Yvonne said...

Both your Happy Mail cards are just gorgeous.

I love how you've added the paper flower... apppropriate for the themes of mail, words etc.

I also like the idea of the mail winging its way to someone with the bird. The stamp was designed by Alison Acton.

I've added the pic and linked back to your blog candy post from my sidebar at PAPER FLOURISH

Thanks so much for letting us join in the fun.

Debs said...

Love your card Jane, the thought bubble is a great idea. The paper flower is gorgeous. Thanks for the chance to win this adorable stamp by Alison Acton. Off to pop a link on my blog. Debs x

Kim. said...

Hi Jane,
Your card is gorgeous as always and I love those flowers. The designer of the stamps is Alison Acton and I have linked on my sidebar.
Kim xXx

Maureen [docrafts] said...

The designer is Alison Acton, love the rest of the stamps in this collection too. Thanks for giving me the chance to win this one.

Arty Party NI said...

Hi Jane, I love your flowers, might give this ago myself (if I ever get the time). Alison Acton designed this stamp and she is a very talented designer may I add. Would love to give her a new home, she would be more than welcome. Karen xoxo

Lorraine said...

its gorgeous the card too...
the answer is Alison Acton thankyou kindly for the chance of winning this fab prize

Loz (Aus) said...

Wowsers! I love your flowers and that dreamy scene! What a great idea!!
Alison Acton designed the Happy Mail collection... which I love! Linked you on my sidebar, thanks x

Iris said...

Wow, wow, wow! Jane your card is fantastic! I love how you've created her thought bubble and the paper flower is beautiful. Gorgeous papers as well. Great job!!!
Thanks for the chance on winning that cute stamp! Designer is Alison Acton.
I'm off now to post your candy in my sidebar!


MicheyMoo said...

I've recently started seeing WoJ stamps everywhere in blogland and I absolutely love them.

Your card is gorgeous....I love how you've pulled it all together - very creative and very clever.

The stamp is designed by Alison Acton - what a talent!!
Thanks for the chance to get some very scrummy candy. xxx

Lisa G. said...

I just found your blog...and I'm so glad I did...your work is amazing! After a little looking...which was also amazingly beautiful...I have discovered the designer is Alison Acton....great looking stuff!! I'm a "newbie" to these stamps...their cute!! Posted you in a "candy" post....thanks for the chance...and I'll be back!

Anita Wells said...

Hi Jane, Found your post on Running with Scissors. I don't have a blog so hope I'm still in with a chance. The answer is Alison Acton.

Georgia said...

Thanks for the chance to win Jane! The stamp designer is Alison Acton and I have added a link to my sidebar for you.
Love, Georgia xx

Nicki said...

Hi Jane,
The card is gorgeous and I would love to enter for the candy, I have posted on my blog.

The designer is Alison Acton.

Thanks for a chance to win.

Nikki said...

Hello Jane, Your Card is just Beautiful love how you've made those flowers and colored it in beautifully too
thanks for the chance to win this adorable stamp
I've added a link in my side bar
hugs Nikki
Designer = Alison Acton

Andrea said...

Alison Acton xxx

sparkler said...

Hi Jane, love your site and your projects! I have linked you on my sidebar of my blog ( and I am a happy follower, and of course the designer for your lovely Happy mail collection is Alison Acton.
Heres hoping............... Leigh x

stempelmausi said...

Hi Jane,

your card is wonderful!!!
Thanks for the chance to win this adorable stamp by Alison Acton.
I have linked on my sidebar.

Hugs, Swantje

Aunty Sue said...

Alison Action designed these stunning stamps