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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Baby Mine

Hi All!  I just got back from a baby shower and thought I'd share the card I made for the mama to be :)  Now you might have noticed- I LOVE me some cute design paper and have a slight addiction to 6x6 paper pads!  So I really went out of my comfort zone on this card and put it together with no design paper- I know, shock *gasp* right?!?  So I colored up this cute image from Mayzy Art Stamps called Mama Leah to be my focal point and went with a pretty bright pink since it would be on a white background- and it's also fitting since the little bundle of joy is a girl :)  Punching the bottom of the card with a Martha Stewart border punch gave some detail and I added some yellow pearls to the middle of the flowers.  Then to balance out the image I used some twine from The Twinery to make a bow through a button and stuck a couple of pins behind it.  This is about as clean and simple as I know how to go and I think it turned out all right- my favorite part might just be the one element that I truly didn't give any thought to until putting it all together- the color combo of pink and yellow!  Gonna have to remember that for the future!  Thanks so much for stopping by to visit- I hope it was worth your while :)

Skin- E000, E00, E11, R30, R21, BV34
Hair- E50, E51, YR31, E33, E37
Clothes- RV21, RV23, RV25, RV29, B93, B95, B97, B99, W7

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz- Pink + 1 Other Color
Cute Card Thursday- Clean & Simple
Designed To Color- Clean & Simple
Crafty Catz- Pink

Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzill; Button and Pins- Heidi Grace; Twine- The Twinery; Punch- Martha Stewart; Pearls- my stash


Kimberly said...

love love darling...super fabulous tfs

Jill said...

Super cute card katie :)
Bet your friend love this. The Mayzy Art image is wonderful and you know I always love your colouring, so I am not going to say anything about that!
The CAS style really fits your cards since it gives the image a shining place in center :)
Enjoy your sunday :)
I am working my nightsshifts so I will be sleepeing (hopefully if the monkeys let the sun is shining!
Hugs sweetie

Laine said...

So beautiful Katie, Sweet image, so well coloured and lots of thought on design elements. Love it.
Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is stunning, Katie.
No DP required, as your amazing colouring is the star of the show.
Caroline xxx

May said...

Fabulous image... love it.. Great design & colours.. Hugs May x x x

Pat K said...

Fabulous card the image and CAS layout. Pat K.x

June Nelson said...

Wow Katie fantastic baby card and the image is gorgeous and wonderfully coloured, big huggies June xxxx

Cat's sCrap said...

Magnificent realization. Beautiful embellishments. Wonderful border. Bravo ! It's very successsful !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.

NGCARDS said...

A fantastic card hun! Thanks for playing along at Charisma Cardz! xxx

Lisa Lara said...

What stunning coloring Katie.!

Bubbles said...

Lovely card, your colouring is fab! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card and thanks for sharing at CRAFTY CATZ

Debs said...

Hi Katie, your card is lovely! I also like the zombie card too, your colouring is awesome! I get exactly the same nervousness when I'm colouring because you desparately don't want to ruin the picture, I'm glad it's not just me! :-)