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Saturday, 17 October 2009

Baby boom

Today I have made 2 new baby cards, one is for the very talented illustrator Alison Acton and the other is for one of my neighbours.

The first one is going to be sent to Alison and I am entering it into a special Whiff of Joy Candy Challenge.

I used an A4 piece of pearl blue card, which I cut down into a square card.
I used the extra piece as a wrap around the center and to hide a congratulations message. I coloured this cute Penny Black image with Promarkers.

The papers were free with a magazine and I finished it off with a pull bow ribbon, a button and a couple of charms.

The one for my neighbour is very similar using the same image and patterned papers. This one however is just a plain square card, that I covered with some paper that I painted myself using Starburst Stains from the Stampman. I followed the sketch on the Penny Black Challenge, although I did flip it. I used a Martha Stewart punch to create a layered look and finished with a flower, button and charms from stash.


Melyssa said...

Oh my this is the sweet baby card ever! It looks so crisp and clean and delicate at the same time. Your attention to details is imaculate. Alison is going to love this card.

tracie said...

Oh wow Sue your card is gorgeous, love this adorable image and how you've used Nats sketch... fabulous !!
Thanks for joining in the fun this week at PSBC
Enjoy your weekend
Tracie :)x

Scrapmumur said...

OH...this is gorgeous card!
Thank you so much for joining in special challenge.
Alison will love your card.
Hugs; Mumur

Marga said...

Your card is really adorable! Love all the little details on it, and your coloring is amazing! Alison will love this :)
xx Marga

Ed said...

I love your card, it's so pretty.

Kath said...

super cute card the soft colours and your adorable hedgie...great take on the sketch...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxxx

NGCARDS said...

Great use of my sketch!
Such a pretty card.
Thanks for joining in at PBSC!
Happy Crafting! xxx

Frances said...

this is lovely, Alison is sure to love it. Thanks for joining in. x

Mel X said...

This is a beautiful card, love the colour! I have wanted this stamp for soo long! You showcase it so well - I just gotta have it now!!

Mel X

Pauline C said...

Beautiful cards Sue - love your cute image and pretty papers. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC
Pauline x

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