Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Belles N Whistles - Forever Young - Blog Hop


What an exciting day! We have a new release at Belles N Whistles - Forever Young. To showcase this fabulous new collection, we have a blog hop. I know you are going to love each and every new stamp - they are all adorable. And besides getting to see all of this inspiration, you have a chance to win this entire release! I'm sure that got your attention! If you have been hopping along, you should have arrived from my friend Elise's blog. If you just stumbled here, you will want to go back to the very talented Iris's blog. Be sure to leave some love at each of the DT's blog for your chance to win.

I love the stamp I am getting to hightlight - A Merry-Go. Doesn't that just bring back wonderful childhood memories?

You can pre-order these stamps today, and they will ship on June 22 or 23rd. (Please note, the store will be closed from June 23rd - July 5th, so you will want to get your orders in before that so you don't have a delay).
Now it's time to hop on to Jodi's blog - I know that she will have something fabulous to show you!

Challenges:
Paper Sundaes - sketch
Lexi's Creations - something old (old book was cut up for flower)
Shabby Tea Room - Summer fun
Colour Create - baby pink and blue
S2G - pink
Stamp Something - Happy somethings
Bunny Zoe's - Nice and Girly




101 comments:

Vanja said...

This is just beautiful! I love the image and the flower is gorgeous.
Hugs, Vanja

Elise said...

Oh Gini!!! This is BEAUTIFUL!!!! GORGEOUS as always and I'm lovin' that vintage look of the colors!!!! Love love love it!

Big Hugs,
Elise

stephanne said...

Why yes, this does bring back memories!! I love the vintage look to your project, the papers, that fabulous lace and your flower, not to mention your fabulous colouring, I LOVE IT!!!
Hugs,
Stephanne

Mrs Weyremaster said...

Such a beautiful image, and your card has a gorgeous vintage feel, really beautiful colouring too:)
Suzi
xxx

Sharon Keanly said...

A lovely card, would have liked to see a close up pic of the image. She's adorable!

paola said...

Absolutely adorable! your coloring is perfect, thanks for the chance to win something really yummy
smiles
Paola

Jenny V. said...

I adore this image and I think this is my favorite so far. It reminds me of when I was young and I use to love riding the merry go around. Great card!

Carolina said...

Very pretty card.
Have a nice day

SusieLou said...

Yee haaa - love this one! Susie x

Melanie said...

Sweet card I love this new stamps.
Very nice flower you put on that card.
Hugs Melanie

Naoual said...

So adorable! Love the new stamps and your card is just beautiful! Great job!

Hugs, Naoual xx

tanja said...

Very pretty card.
Have a nice day by by tanja

jude said...

Adorabl;e card the memories come flooding back.Must hop along thanks for chance to win
hugs judex

Paula said...

The colours are such an education - love the turqoise & peachy pink on the horse. Not something I'd have thought of so another new concept to tickle my imagination with. Learning much this morning - thanks.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Rosette said...

A wonderful job hun!! This card is so beuatiful, I can't wait to ink this babe up!! Huggies, I'm off to hop. Awesome card hun xxx

Lori said...

You know I'm your biggest fan...great job.

Judi said...

What a pretty card. I love the colour combo you've used, and this image is terrific.

Hugs

Judi xx

Tammy said...

I love the flower and the ribbon...with the image is just out standing...Beautiful card.
smiles...Tammy

Robyn said...

Oh my...your card is breathtakingly beautiful. I love everything about it.

Angelwood said...

Oh this is stunning! Very vintage / shabby chic looking and I love it! Awesome image and your coloring is fantastic! hugs, Angela

montygonza said...

Wow I love the flower very different. I love the background it really matches the merry-go-round image.
Amanda

Bobbi said...

This is a lovely card. The image just reminds me of my DD on the carousel at Kennywood.

Gloria Westerman said...

So Pretty.....I love your layout and shabby chic looks.....beautiful....and love your coloring...

Carla aka scrappypug said...

What a fabulous creation- love the lace and flowers too!

Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes and I am following the Blog hop!

Patricia said...

Very pretty Gini I just love the colors you used very pretty. Just another awesome card you rocked out.
~Patricia

Andrea said...

So cute!

Tracy said...

Great card, I love this stamp.

Teresa said...

Very cute image. Pretty card.

lozva said...

I keep changing my mind but i think this is my favorite. she is soo cute, and you have coloured her in wonderfully.
x laura x

Michellena317 said...

Beautiful card, love all the fabric trims and colors.

Love crafts forever said...

Absolutely beautiful. I love all about it. Hugs, Nataliya.

Sanny´s-Bastel- Creationen said...

eine ganz tolle karte und die grosse blüte hast du klasse gemacht.
lg
sanny

Kim Y. said...

Super duper cute! Love the lace border!

Ranmali said...

Its pretty card!!

Wenche said...

What a great vintage card!! And the flower is gorgeous!!

Hugs Wenche :0)

artfulwhimsies said...

The ruffly lace is such a pretty touch.

SannaS said...

WOW!! Gorgeous card!! Fab details!! =)
Hugs, SannaS

Kruemel said...

Oh Gini, what a wonderful vintage card! I love that turquoise horse and you´ve colored Belle so wonderful - I nearly can hear her laughing and enjoying the ride! Also love the lace frame and that beautiful big flower!

Big hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

jan farnworth said...

love how you colored this adorable image and your card is very cute.

Sassylassy said...

Weeee looks like this lil darling is having a great time! Your card is amazing. I love the colour combo and Ooh-La-Love the lace boarder and your flower is divine!
Hugs Bonnie

Christine from FL said...

Pretty, pretty card! Brings back memories of riding the merry go round! Love the lace!

JenRaff said...

Love the vintage feel of the card to go along with the carousel. What a beautiful job you did!!!

Neeti said...

Great card Gini, love the image and the flowers nd frills. It surely brings back the childhood :)
xoxo, Neeti

Sheila said...

WOW, WOW, and WOW!!!

Love the carousel and our little cutie riding it.

Absolutely beautiful card. You are very talented lady.

Wow, WOW, and WOW!!

Thanks so much for sharing,

Hugs, Sheila

Claude said...

Your card is stunning!

Sonya said...

A very lovely card.

Pysselbus said...

Wonderful! Such inspiration!

Have a lovely evning!!

//linda

Sarah A said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and the layout!

Sarah x

Maria Therese said...

Supersweet card!

Randi WS said...

Beautiful card! That image is really gorgeous, and I love your papers and borders :)
Hugs, Randi WS

Stampin Mindy said...

Hi Gini, this is so pretty, I love this stamp. I cannot wait to get mine to play with. Hugs!

Judy said...

Very pretty card. The image is adorable. I love the vintage look your card has. I like the stitching and the embellishments.

Crazy Creations said...

This is great I love it !!!Hugs Sarah

Brenda Lee said...

Gorgeous!! I love the vintage look given by the lace. The colors you used for coloring makes the image stand out just perfectly. Terrific job!!

Kathy said...

Gorgeous card Gini!!! I love the shabby look of your card!!! Beautiful details and this paper is so pretty!!! What a sweet image as well! I can't wait to get her and color her in!!! (I say that about all of them!! LOL)
Have a lovely evening!
:)Kathy

Hanna said...

Adorable image and beautiful card!
Hugs /Hanna

ribenaruby said...

Beautifiul creation, love the merry go round image, the lace and big bloom add so much your creation, just fab!

Shirley N said...

This card is just gorgeous, love all the details, especially your flower! This image is just adorable and you colored it beautifully!

Tanya said...

Just stunning!! Another great card by the wonderful BnW DT!

Autumn said...

Stunning card, love that little girl!

Alaine said...

The card is beautiful.

coquine1635 said...

love your layout and it's my favorite stamp of that collection!

Iris said...

Wow Gini this is adorable! I love the vintage look of your card and the colors you chose for the horse. Great job!

Hugs,
Iris

Mary Lou said...

Wow Gini~~Super Amazing!! Flowers and lace with this adorable image--Stunning!!
Blessings of thanks

Jodi said...

How adorable!! I love the image of course, but your coloring and wonderful embellishments brings out the image perfectly!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Lynda Nielsen said...

Wow Wow and more WOW Gini.... What a totally stunning card! I just can't get over that beautiful coloring, and those embellies, WOW - Just gorgeous all the way around!
Big Hugs,
Lynda

Debbie said...

Oh my shabby goodness ... look at all that vintage lace and that lovely bloomer! Simply scrumptious -- thanks for sharing with us this week in the Tea Room :)

Sharon said...

WOW Gini! Your card is absolutely gorgeous. I love all the lace, sewing and the stunning flower.

Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge this fortnight.

Sharon x

Jessica said...

Stunning card! Thanks for sharing!
Jessica

Lilian said...

Gini, your card is just amazing! It's a real beauty, the coloring and all the amazing details!

Crystal said...

Wow, my jaw dropped when I saw this! I love the vintage look and the stitching, lace & the flower are so gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with this week's Paper Sundaes Challenge!

Kreativmonster said...

Stunning card, I like the vintage-look!

mst822 said...

Beautiful card! Luv that image, and especially your coloring!
Tammy

Kathi said...

Hi Gini,
your card is so lovely. Wonderful sweet image and really great Vintagelook.
XX Kathi :)

Adeline Ng said...

Hey Gini

i love your coloring, and the card is really great! I love merry go round!

cheers
adeline

Lexi said...

This is absolutely stunning hunni :D Thanks for playing at Lexi's Creations

Hugs Lexi xxx

Meretekj said...

Beautiful card.
I love it.

Anne said...

What an elegant vintage card!
Thanks for taking the Twisted Thursday Challenge:).
Hugs
Anne

hellerlittle said...

Great Combination between funny image and vintage look...
love those kinds of art-cards

greets hellerlittle

suslik009 said...

What a wonderful and fun!

Elena, with greetings from Russia

Stephanie said...

Super Duper cute!!

Nicole said...

Beautiful summery card! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

Kathy said...

LOVE the vintage look of your card! That flower in the corner is amazing! And, you are so right about the carousel horse bringing back childhood memories!

Anita said...

Beautiful card. This image is just so cute.

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Gini! That handmade flower is gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with our Happy challenge at Stamp Something, hope to see you back again next week! :)

Mag said...

Really gorgeous !!! I love this vintage style !!!
Thanks for joining our challenge !!!
Hugs
Mag :)

Sandra said...

Gorgeous Card, I like the distressed look of it!
Hugs Sandra

Vickie Lee said...

Love this stamp and your card!

Laura - Layers of Color said...

Hi Gina!

Guess what? You are the winner of the Layers of Color art stencil drawing! Congratulations! The first winner never claimed the prize and so your name was drawn, lucky you!

Please email me within 48 hours to claim your 7 art stencils!

laura@layersofcolor.com

Hugs, Laura

maxine said...

This is stunning thanks for playing along at lexis

Mina said...

this is so beautiful, I love the vintage lace and your flower is so amazing
Mina xxx

HappyCrafter said...

Wow, fabulous card! Love the old fashioned look you got. Glad you played along with us at Paper Sundaes!

AUSTINSGRAMM said...

Your card is happy and beautiful. Love the colors.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous card and such attention to detail! Thanks for playing in the Tea Room!

Mary said...

What a beautiful card!

Mina said...

oops me again I forgot to thank you for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Chelsea said...

How cute is this "A Merry-Go" stamp!
Your card is so girlie and beautiful Gini!
I can not wait to color her!
Have a great weekend.
Luv,
Chelsea

Tracey said...

This is so beautiful, love the vintage feel & that flower is stunning :)

Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations & good luck!

Hugs
Tracey
x

Jacilynn said...

Oh my! this is stunning. great card

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Hi Gini, this is just lovely! I love the vintage look to your sweet card, all the lace, stitching, distressing...just gorgeous! Beautiful work!
Hugs,
Charlotte
XXX

Audrey Pettit said...

This is such a fabulous card, Gini! Lovely use of the Webster's trims here and a super fun image. Thanks for sharing this with us in the Tea Room.