Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Sweetest Gift



A friend of mine from high school is having a baby girl in the next few weeks.  I wanted to create her a special card, when I saw this weeks sketch at Mojo Monday, I knew it was perfect for a baby's card.  I did have to stretch the sketch out, my card is 3 1/2 x 8 inches. 


This week at The Play Date Cafe, the color challenge is White, Flamingo Pink, and Bright Orange.  I just love that color combo, it's one that I don't use, but wanted to play with.  This was my time.  I had the perfect papers from Little Yellow Bicycle that I combined with some white cardstock and orange Bazzil Bling cardstock.

The Ribbon Carousel's challenge this week is "Color-a-licious".  I was originally going to make paper rosette's for behind the letters, but started thinking about it and thought that some bright pink lace would be perfect for a baby girl's card.  So I cut 6" pieces of the lace and ran a basting stitch along the bottom and gathered and tied the ends to create lace rosette's. 

Other challenges I would like to enter this in:
Lili's Little Fairies - Diamonds and Pearls
Crafts 4 Eternity - Something New
Stampin' For the Weekend - Sparkle and Shine
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything Goes
Pile it On - Sparkle and Shine
Paper Pretties - Card for Girl


Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  White - Close to My Heart (CTMH), Orange - Bazzil Bling
Paper - Little Yellow Bicycle
Ink - Cotton Candy - CTMH
Stampsets:  Baby Love, Chocolate Alphabet Small - CTMH
Circle Punch - Creative Memories
Pink Lace - American Crafts
Pink Sparkles - CTMH

8 comments:

  1. I love this idea - perfect for this baby card. Very pretty. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge!

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  2. Those little lacy pieces behind the letters just make this card for me. Love! Thanks for sharing with us at The Play Date Cafe. :)

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  3. This is just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.
    Pinky

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  4. Thank you for sharing your fabulous babycard with the DT from SSS and S, fabulous colors and good luck, hugs terry xxxx

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  5. Cute card, lovely rosette's Thanks for Joining us on the Pile It On challenge this time, see you soon! hugs Samantha :0)

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  6. Thank you for your entry, your card is lovely, however it doesn’t follow our guide lines so won’t be eligible for the prize as you MUST use a Lily Of The Valley image. Thank you for joining us this time at Lilie’s Little Fairies and hope to see you next week. Hugs Christine x

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  7. Lovely baby card and such a great choice of sketch.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.
    Best wishes, Sharon

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  8. Such a sweet baby card, love it! Thanks for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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