Wednesday, January 22, 2014

B is For Baby

It feels nice to get back in the crafting groove and nothing is more inspiring to see a sketch that I can't wait to try out.   That's what happened yesterday when I saw the sketch over at Seize the Sketch.  Anything with banners will inspire me.

I needed to create a card for a baby shower and this was perfect.


For this 5x7 card, I used the colors of Outdoor Denim, Sky and Whisper. You can see a sneak peek of some fun new cardstock coming in February! It's the Whisper (grey) cardstock with an embossed design on it. This Whisper color is one of the 10 colors in the new Paper Fundamental Basic Assortment pack.  Each color has a different glossy resist design on one side and the other side is the same design in white.  I was looking for something with just a little more texture than plan cardstock and remembered I had this new pack!  I know that I'm going to just love this new Paper Fundamentals pack!

The little banners are from the stamp set All The Details (D1555).  The other stamps are from B is For Baby (D1561).   Both sets coordinates with the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge, except the rocking horse and rattle I cut by hand.  I stamped both with Outdoor Denim ink and then colored them with my Outdoor Denim, Sky and Whisper Alcohol Markers.   Fussy cutting was tedious but I think it really added to the card!  I gave the little rocking horse a cute bow of Outdoor Denim Baker's twine which was also used for my banners.

I don't make baby cards too often so this was nice little change and fun card to create!

Here is the Seize the Sketch challenge I used:

I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
Less Is More  - Baby Theme
Timeless Tuesday - In with the New Theme

Thank you for stopping by!!

10 comments :

  1. What a sweet baby boy card! I love that embossed gray cs--very classy and masculine looking. Thanks so much for joining us in this week's Timeless Tuesday Challenge!

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  2. This is so sweet. I love the new paper fundamentals!

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  3. Love your banner and that little rocking horse.
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  4. Such a darling baby card!
    Thanks for playing with us at Seize the Sketch♥

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  5. I'm sorry for the late visit!
    This is fabulous,
    Thanks so much for joining us.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. Awwww.... Gina this is adorable! I love the blue and kraft together! Great baby card. Thanks for playing along with us at Flourishes for this week's "Timeless Tuesday Challenge"!

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  7. Great baby card. Beautiful blue and I love the rocking horse.

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  8. This is so super adorable!! Love the great color combo and perfect take on the sketch!
    Thanks for sharing and linking your project up over at Seize The Sketch! Hope you will join us for our next challenge starting on Tuesday.
    Jessica
    Seize The Sketch DT

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  9. SUPER CUTE! Love that adorable rocking horse! Thanks for joining in with STS!

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