Whispers- BITW Reveal

Happy New Year everyone!!!
I can’t believe that as of tomorrow it will be 2013. For some of you it already is!!
It feels like the turn of the millennium was just yesterday but 13 years have passed!!
This post is bittersweet for me as it is my last reveal for Bird is the Word. I’ve been with BITW for a year and a half now and I feel its time for me to say goodbye!!
What better time to start anew than with the new year.
Bird is the Word is also Having a Design Team Call and as of February will have one word challenge a month instead of a bi-weekly challenge
The word to use in the challenge today is
My son always likes to whisper things in my ear so his sister won’t hear what he’s saying. He likes to bug her that way because she’s very curious!!
Last time he did that, I told him to hold the pose and I took a picture with my iPhone.
I made a layout and called it Whispers
My journaling says: “I love when you whisper sweet secrets in my ear”

I apologize for the blurriness but when I took this picture I hadn’t seen the sun in a while and it came out a bit dark.
I used  BoBunny papers for this layout. I tried to make it more masculine with a feminine touch

The chipboard pieces: Vintage Key, Clock frame and Fob watch are from 2 Crafty. I covered them in crackle paint from and then dabbed them with acrylic paint dabbers

The large burgundy flower is from MHC and the round rosettes are from BoBunny. I dipped them in Acrylic ink: first butterscotch and then brown.

I used the BoBunny LO challenge for December as an inspiration. I tried to find my own inspiration from this picture. I loved the windows on the houses so I cut the windows out of a BoBunny paper
I also incorporated a key into the layout which is the title of this picture and to simulate the large moon I used the clock frame above my picture.
Papers: BoBunny
Flowers: MHC, BoBunny
Alpha: BoBunny, Webster’s pages
Chipboard: 2 Crafty
Metal trinket: Dollar store
Cameo: Webster’s pages
Acrylic paint dabbers: Butterscotch, Sand, Espresso
Ranger crackle paint: antique linen
Prima Fluid chalk: dark bark
Kaisercraft pearls
Deja views wooden flowers
Gem flourish: Recollections

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  • Reply Natali Yarkova December 31, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    Много счастья , удачи , процветания и любви вашей семье и вам !

  • Reply Julie Tucker-Wolek December 31, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    This is sooooooooo precious and beautiful!! I loveeeeeeeeee the photo and all the flowers!!! Happy New Year!!!

  • Reply Shona December 31, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    beautiful layout…..Happy new Year 🙂

  • Reply Amy Voorthuis December 31, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Hi Keren, this is such a great take on the bo bunny challenge. Wow what a STUNNER of a page. Also love the new word at BITW…happy newyear hon…all the best for 2013xxx Amy

  • Reply Lolô Artesanato December 31, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    Wonderful my dear
    happy new year

  • Reply Sandra January 1, 2013 at 12:02 am

    Keren this is gorgeous and its made even better with your priceless photo, it looks so precious.

  • Reply Adriana B January 1, 2013 at 1:11 am

    fantastic layout Keren, love all the details and the word is so special too.
    Wishing you a wonderful year ahead, all the best for 2013 🙂

  • Reply Lizzy Hill January 1, 2013 at 3:09 am

    Great snap!! Perfect for the Word…would be sad to leave after that time:(…LOVE the cameo & what you've done to those flowers:):):) ENjoy 2013!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply Erin Blegen January 1, 2013 at 3:29 am

    A precious memory captured with your son :)- beautiful job!


  • Reply joyce January 1, 2013 at 4:14 am

    Happy New Year Keren! I'm so adoring the colors and composition on this page.

  • Reply Sandi Cl~ January 1, 2013 at 4:21 am

    What a gorgeous page, Keren! Love how you dressed your chippys~ Happy 2013~

  • Reply eleele January 1, 2013 at 7:58 am

    this is so cool, I am speechless. you have managed to express tge whisper, the silence and the secret. love it

  • Reply Sonia January 1, 2013 at 9:57 am

    Fabulous layout ^_^
    Very beautiful image,so adorable and lovely details as always you added ^_^
    Happy new year^_^
    Big hug,

  • Reply Lizzyc January 1, 2013 at 10:42 am

    Happy New Year! This layout is stunning, just like each of your creations.. I have enjoyed scrapping with you on BITW and I wish you well on any new adventures!! I love each of the layouts in the post before this one too.. take care and may 2013 be a wonderful year for you!!

  • Reply butterfly January 1, 2013 at 11:00 am

    What a stunning layout… those BB flowers are just gorgeous, and I love how you've distressed them with the ink… the shutters and doors are so great for a piece about whispers – hidden secrets – love it!
    Thanks so much for your visit, much appreciated.
    Alison x

  • Reply Sandie Edwards January 1, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    What an amazing layout, I adore the papers you used and all the embellishments and design… just awesome!! Happy New Year Karen … many blessings to you and your family.

  • Reply Jasmine S January 3, 2013 at 11:37 am

    Simply divine. Love the shot and you captured it perfectly. The rosettes are just beautiful.

  • Reply Tracey Sabella January 8, 2013 at 9:03 am

    What a fabulous page for this wonderful photo – love the title and the distressed flowers!! You will be missed at BITW!! ~ Blessings, Tracey


  • Reply Eila Sandberg January 16, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    As one of the ladies said above, the photo is the cherry on the cake just because it's a candid one! love his face doing the whispering-in-mummy's-ear thing tee he :)) Gorgeous flower treatment, love the muted richness of the colours too. This is such beautiful work Keren! xoxo

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