Thursday, October 15, 2015

Sweet Baby Card

Hello and thanks for visiting my blog where I love to share my handmade cards. Today I made this Sweet Baby Card for a cousin and his wife who are expecting their first baby. They are having a girl so I'm sure at this point they are on Pink overload! So, I decided to use Purple and Green to mix things up a bit. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out and I hope they love it too.

The image is called Giraffe Heart 2 by Bugaboo Digi Stamps and it was colored with Copic markers. After coloring the image I used a Lil' Inkers stitched rectangle die to cut it out. For the layout I used the sketch from Sketch Saturday. Selecting the right papers gave me a little challenge, but if you do enough digging eventually you find something that works. The purple gingham card base is from Current and it's larger measuring 5" x 7". Then a layer of Watercolor Dots by Recollections was added after it was matted to white cardstock. I found the green patterned paper from the Spring paper stack by American Crafts and the purple was found in my scrap bin. A little purple twine from The Twinery was added along with three silver puffy heart stickers from Freckled Fawn. The last detail was adding the Sweet Baby sentiment from the retired Itty Bitty Banners stamp set by Stampin' Up!

This Sweet Baby Card is entered into the following challenges:
Wishing you a wonderful and crafty day!

4 comments:

  1. That is such a cute baby card - I love the non-traditional colours! Cute image and I love the stitched rectangle. Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

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  2. How Adorable - the colors are so perfect together and the graphic is the perfect sweet baby. The papers you selected truly tie this card together.

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  3. Such a sweet baby card, Andrea! Beautiful coloring on this image, too! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

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  4. How gorgeous! I love this little image and all those beautiful papers. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafty Girls Creations. Sue DT. xx

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