Friday, July 8, 2011

Whimsical Blog Hop

                                                               Happy Friday! 
welcome to Whimsical Wednesday blog hop! you should have arrived here from jessicas blog 
if you just happened to drop by to say hi please go to the WW blog to start at the beginning of the hop.  for this hop we all made banners/wall decor that will be sent to a nursing home. the link to read more about this is posted with the WWblog.

                                                here's my project for the hop 

 details: my cricut and indie art (strawberries) home decor (flourishes/vines) pooh and friends (adorable bees dontcha just love their heart shaped wings!) and walk in my garden (posies) cartridges. 
i added stickles to the strawberries acrylic paint dots and colorbox fluid chalk. i used foam stickys for dimension.  paper is cosmo cricut (garden variety. big thanks to my friend rose :)  )
  

  These are the generous sponsors for our blog hop and what they are giving away for prizes

Patsy from the Prairie Bird Boutique
http://www.etsy.com/shop/prairiebirdboutique-
Your choice of one bundle of Shabby Crinkle Ribbon

Babette from The Kraft Outlet http://www.kraftoutlet.com/store/Default.asp-

The Kraft Outlet has generously donated their “Inspiration Play Pack”;  This is a collection of The Kraft Outlet's top selling items valued at over $45. The play pack comes with 10 yards each of the red and brown baker’s twine, an assortment of 50 of the plain and grungy tags, an 8 sheet assortment of their cardstock and text weight papers, an 8 envelope assortment, one sheet of Kraft labels, a set of their vintage dictionary pages, 1 yard of black twill tape and a CD full of 100 graphics and backgrounds.

In addition the Kraft Outlet is offering 10% off all purchases made during the ENTIRE  month of July. All you need to do is enter the code JULY10 at checkout.
 

The grand prize for the blog hop is a Gypsy, donated by Stephanie. wow!  how generous of stephanie!!! wish i could enter this myself!!  In order to qualify for the grand prize you must leave a comment on each of the designers blogs. At the end of the hop please return back to the Whimsical Wednesday Blog to leave a comment saying that you finished the hop and left a comment under all our post. The blog hop will run through Sunday and end at Midnight. 

for my candy i will send ONE random winner a 10.00 gift certificate to any online store including digital store of their choice. please be sure to leave your contact info in your comment.  i will announce a winner saturday july 16th. if you dont have a blog or cant leave a comment here send me an email branmuffinsmom@yahoo.com and  in the subject line please put whimsy comment 
all you have to do to become eligible is
1)follow the hop 
2)leave me a comment here on my blog or email 
for bonus entries:

if you post the hop onto your side bar on your blog you will get an extra entry. 
just let me know youve done this. 
if you become a new follower of my blog you will get another entry. thank you so much if you do become a follower :) if not its all good thanks for stoppin by my blog :) i appreciate you either way :)

Thank you for joining us for the Whimsical Wednesday blog hop. Your next stop is  Chloe  <~~~ click here be sure to go give her some blog luv :) 

and thank you so much for your sweet words!  have a fun day!!! xxxshelly

82 comments:

Glora said...

This is so bright and cheery. It is going to be LOVED so much! Beautiful job! Hugs- Glora

Sandy S. said...

Love your project.... the strawberries look yummy! And the bees are super cute!

Sandy
http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

Sherrie K. said...

Wow, love your bright and cheery project! Great work~so cute!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com
jskoning at msn dot com

Sherrie K. said...

I posted abpout the hop~on my sidebar! I am already a follower:) Thanks for a chance to win!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com
jskoning at msn dot com

Pookie said...

WOW! That is really nice and the details are just great...love it.


pookie
scraptaculardesigns.blogspot.com

Eva said...

so cute, the person who gets this is really gonna love it. very nice!

evascrapslife@gmaildotcom

DIANA L. said...

Beautiful design! Love the colors the fruit really pops out
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Nita T. said...

Holy Cow! The detail on this is amazing!!! I wouldn't mind having one to hang in my house! :)
Nita
www.niftynitanotes.blogspot.com

In Love with a Bug said...

This is so adorable! I love the strawberries and the bees peeking in the background! All of the stickles you used too! Melanie
http://inlovewithabug.blogspot.com

Cherie said...

The bees are super cute! I love it!

cherie.goyer at gmail.com
http://oneheartscrapper.blogspot.com

Lindsey said...

Those strawberries really pop! I love the music on your page :)

kteachone@gmail.com

Chloe and Her Clip On Koalas said...

Such gorgeous detail and colours Shelly. Love the background paper you chose too, it sets it off perfect!

*Star said...

This is so bright and beautiful! I really love the strawberries they look so yummy! Tfs and have a great day. :)

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

Wow! This is beautiful Shelly or should I say Beeutiful...hehe! I love those strawberries and the colors are gorgeous! Great job!
Amber

Lisa said...

This is so adorable! I love the little bees and all the dimension! Gorgeous :)

Lisa
http://indymermaid.blogspot.com
indymermaid(at)blogspot.com

Silvia said...

I love your project those straberries are adorable!!! great job!

alvinadiaz@msn.com
alvinascreations.blogspot.com

Evy said...

Wow tons of detailed work on your bright and happy project...It looks wonderful!

- said...

Those bees are just too cute! Someone is going to be very happy to recieve this and get to look at it everyday. Great job.
(:(: Smiles :):)

Robin the cricut scrapper
rlj547 at comcast dot net

Jamie said...

i love your card its so sweet.. and cute and pretty you did such a great job.
thanks for sharing. im a new follower
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Shannen said...

Hi Shelly
Awww, what a nice sentiment! And I love the way you paid such attention to detail. Love it, thanks for sharing! Already have the hop in my sidebar, you can find me at http://momentsbyshadow.blogspot.com

Thanks for sharing!

joni said...

Very pretty!!! I love all the wonderful details....so special and I'm sure it will be loved by all!!!
hugs,
joni

TyTynNiyasmom said...

I love the shadow effect on the vines. It really makes this card pop! TFS

Candace
mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

Scrappin Dhilly said...

Your card is so cute, I didn't even realize Indie Art had strawberries on it, love all of the little details on your card!

scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

Elizabeth said...

Hi! Your card made me smile! Love the strawberries! I am a new follower and I have postedthe hop! http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Percilla G said...

Beautiful
I love the play on words
I am now a follower and look forward to returning and seeing what else you come up with!
http://scrappin3angel.blogspot.com/
nmteachpdg{at}gmail{dot}com

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

Great project!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

I am already a follower and I have posted about the hop as well as i have the button on my side bar!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Karen H said...

Shelly, this is so lovely! I am in love with those bees.. I keep finding reasons I 'need' that cartridge. :o) The berries and flowers make such a BEEutiful summery scene... fabulous work! This is sure to bring a smile. Love the sentiment!

Hugs and blessings! :o)

Cindy said...

SOO BEAUTIFUL!AMAZING job with your AWESOME project!LOVE the SWEET stawberries and the CUTE little bees!Everything is sooo PRETTY your banner is going to make somone rery HAPPY!!:)

Cathryn said...

Very beautiful! The papers and colors are just right! Hugs, Cathryn :)

Kimmers said...

This wall hanging is so cute. I really love the strawberries. TFS.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

I love the saying on your sign, it def. made me smile, thank you so much!
Lisa
summer_sunset54 at hotmail dot com

jennyplace2 said...

Oh so pretty, love all the strawberrys and the bee of course. Excellent job!
jennyplace26@gmail.com

DonnaMundinger said...

What a sweet sentiment for your beeutiful project, Shelly! I love it! xxD

Jean said...

This is so pretty!! Love those strawberries.

Faith Abigail Designs said...

This is so precious! I just love those cuts. The strawberries...the bees...too cute! So excited to be joining the design team.

Rose said...

well it looks like i am late! it is 8pm here! lol

such a sweet card and yup love them bees :)

Crafty and Green said...

What a Beautiful Creation! I love it! Thanks for the inspiration!! I Love the bees! I will have to show my almost 4 yr old daughter this tomorrow! She loves Bees!! Buzzzz!

Blessings,
Tina

www.craftyandgreen.blogspot.com

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

What a BEEutiful card! :-) I absolutely love your card, very pretty :-)

-Sam

SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com
SamanthaJDesigns.blogspot.com

Kate said...

This is really so pretty. Love it.

Kate

Cathy said...

I love the music, the blog, your project and the wall decor, beautiful.
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

Esther said...

Very sweet and I am sure will be much appreciated!!

Fi said...

love the stawberries!!! very sweet :-)

Bunnyfreak said...

Stunning card.

http://digipage-blog.everything-digital-scrapbooking.com/

GiGi said...

This is so pretty! I love the strawberries and bees! I can't believe all the detail! Great job!

Shelly said...

Ok those bees just may be my favorite! I love your project!!! So much detail. Love it all.
Shelly
Smedina24@att.net
Mypaperlove.blogspot.com

Nanne said...

super cute door sign.. I too love the detailed bee's and strawberries.. Very creative!!
hugs
Nanné
p.s. going to be a blast being on the same DT..

Creative Diva said...

Wow! This is awesome. I love it. Thanks for the chance to win.


Hugs,
Patty
creativediva98.blogspot.com
creativediva98 at gmail dot com

Crafting with Faith said...

I love the sentiment you used and all the detail in the strawberries and bees. Great Job!

craftingwithfaith.blogspot.com
scottandbrandy at yahoo dot com

The Archiving Angel said...

Hello Shelly, boy is this a feast for the eyes. The paper you used is so nice & the added dimension of the swirls, the little flowers, berries & popped up bees...just brilliant!
Sure to make someone's day.
Crafty best wishes,
Sonia

Jessica said...

Love the strawberries and bees. Strawberries remind me so much of summer. Thanks for sharing. :)
tinksgym@yahoo.com

Toeychild said...

I love this, there was just so much to make it pop! all those little extras added up to make this an amazing treat! :)
Tanya

Jenn said...

Fabulous! Love the strawberries - yum! Great details, TFS!
hugs, Jenn
smile4jenn at hotmail dot com

Anesha said...

Stunning card!

michelle said...

hi im a new follower....im blog hopping around the whimsical wednesday blog hop....
i love the bees & strawberries!!

you can see my blog mylifeasawannabescrapper.blogspot.com

tanner9868 said...

Wow, I love this project. Thanks,
Michelle
tanner9868@gmail.com

Katelyn said...

Cute project, love the sentiment! Thanks for sharing!

Katelyn
kmc71996@aim.com

Sandy from Ukiah said...

What a great card Shelly, I love that sentiment... hugs

becky said...

I'm in love with those bumblebees!

lmkindell1 said...

I love in it is so intricate. You did a wonderful job and the colors are great too.

Maribel said...

So pretty! Those strawberries are so detailed!

New follower:)
ilovescrapping.blogspot.com

Amy E said...

Oh your card is adorable!!!!! Thanks for sharing!

I tried to become a follower, but Blogger isn't cooperating. I'll try again later!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

jessica said...

Shelly~~ This is so "sweet"! I love all your details and I know this will bring a big smile to the recipient who receives this :)
Have a GREAT weekend!!

Cynthia said...

I love the the strawberries. Anyone would love this!!

cowbelleru said...

Wow! you put a lot of time and effort into this one. It is beautiful. I'm a new follower.
cowbelleru@sbcglobal.net

Tiffany said...

Great project! I especially love the sparkle you added :) TFS

http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/
tiffanymarierice@yahoo.com

Pinkladibug said...

Oh I love it!!! I love the paper patterns also..very cute.
Great job


April
peacockbbd2@yahoo.com

Carlene said...

This is so pretty! I loove all the little details! :-)

Karen said...

This is so bright and cheerful! The sentiment is perfect too. I'm your newest follower! I also added the blog hop button to my sidebar. :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

Kris Dietz said...

I love this and all the details. Those bees are so sweet! TFS.

Kris
dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

Debbie said...

I'm sure it's been said, but this is such a BEE-utiful card!!! :D Too cute!!! Love all the detail you put into your cards!
http://debbiesdashofthisandthat.blogspot.com/

Stephanie said...

This is gorgeous Shelly. Love the strawberries. I agree with you about those bees they have always been a fav of mine because of their heart wings. That is also the perfect little sentiment.

Jayne said...

Shelly you always make such amazing projects and this is no exception.Love it.
http://jayne-designs.blogspot.com

cema1cema said...

Very pretty! I like the bees! Christina ccapps35@gmail.com

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

So cute!! TFS

Veronica
mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com
mommyscraftycreations.blogspot.com

bonnie said...

Awww how stinkin' cute is this sweet project...adorable! Just found you, love your sweet pics on the side ;) Hugs x

Sarah said...

Wonderful project! I think the strawberries look yummy!
Thanks fro sharing. That grand prize is amazing. I am praying hard, I have wanted on for so long.
Sarah
craftingwithsarah.blogspot.com
craftingwithsarah@gmail.com

AmyJRockstar said...

I absolutely love this! The strawberries and bees are so perfect. It makes me wan the Pooh cartridge now, darnit! LOL TFS and for the chance to win! I'm already a follower. :0)

Be sure to stop by my blog to enter my 500 followers giveaway!


XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

Tracey ~ GardenOfGrace said...

This is so lovely and sure to brighten the days of the fortunate recipient! I'm a new follower. ~ Blessings

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

Aman said...

Love the strawberries and all the details you added!

amanbains1 at gmail dot com

Charlotte said...

Shelly,
You always create such beautiful projects. This too is one of them. Someone is going to be very lucky to receive this to hang on their door or wall. i love the papers you chose and the little bees and strawberries are so cute.
Charlotte

happishay said...

The music is the best, I really enjoyed this b;og hop!!