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Saturday, 5 January 2013

Another Baby!

Afternoon all - how are we today?  It's been a grey and overcast Saturday in Suffolk so I have made the most of the chance to have a play without feeling too guilty about it (the housework is still nagging but what the heck).  Lots of "new" themed challenges around at the moment, so I have played with a new stamp and created a new card...and guess what, it's a for another new baby!  2013 better deliver lots of babies, otherwise I'll have a good stash of cards ready for when they do start arriving, lol.


First of all the list of challenges



And the ingredients for the card are:
Stamped Image - Lili Of The Valley Playtime Puppy
Painted with Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap, Victorian Velvet, Spun Sugar, Weathered Wood, Worn Lipstick, Milled Lavender, Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Mustard Seed, Dusty Concord, Scattered Straw, Tea Dye, Brushed Corduroy, Walnut Stain, Tattered Rose, Black Soot, Festive Berries - yes, there really are that many colours in this!
Sentiment - from Papermania Anniversary Collection
Dienamics - Crochet Border die
Cheery Lynn Butterfly die
Papers from scraps box, pearls from stash

Thank you so much for popping over to visit - I love to have friends round.
If I've not been to see you lately, please be patient, I am slowly catching up with you all.

Hugs, Sxx

31 comments:

Julie said...

Lovely card - this image is so cute!! You've coloured it beautifully!

Thanks for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend for our first challenge of 2013 - Anything Goes.

Hugs

Julie

Lisa S. said...

Love this - Your use of distressed ink has made me eager to try them !
May I ask what type of printer you use ? ( when you use one ) I seem to have some smudges from mine .. or maybe its my choice of ink pads ?
Thanks in advance

kay said...

Aaawww this is so cute,x

Céline said...

so cute, love the design and image
thanks for playing with us at BTC&G this month
hugs
céline

Mary J said...

ADORABLE!!! Love this Squirrel!

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,lovely image and colours.xxx

thecraftycavalier said...

OMG Miss Squirrel - how blooming pretty is this? Love the pretty punched borders and the butterflies are genius. Love this layout - how do you make CAS look so simple? Love this image (I haven't seen it before) and you've coloured it to perfection. It's all round super duper scrumptious. My favourite Squirrel card - it even beats the gentleman's vegetable patch. Way to go girl! Mwah - nutty fairy xxxxxx

scrappymo! said...

What a sweet image...I love that look of the distress markers...it is such a subtle, soft look.
The butterflies on the corners is a great idea!

Stamps and Paper said...

Such an adorable card, love your gorgeous borders and pretty butterflies.

Anne

Claire said...

Lovely card - love the adorable image and simple design and those contrasting butterflies look fab in each corner. Hugs, Claire x

Deborah said...

Gorgeous card. You've coloured the image beautifully and I love the effect the butterflies give.

Wishcraft said...

Hmmmm... it's not fair!... I see the new releases at LOTV, pick a few that I 'need' and force myself to leave the rest... and then you come along and show me that I 'need' more of them! Grr ;o)

Adorable card hun, your colouring is just fabulous! Hugs, Lisa x

Kat said...

That image is just adorable and you've coloured it beautifully. I was thinking about making a new baby card. I have a few already but I don't suppose they'll go wrong!

Kat xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is so beautiful Squirrel. I LOVE that cute image and , as always, your colouring is fabulous. The frame you have created looks gorgeous too.
Hugs Sue

Lorraine said...

Aww, so cute! I love the image and you've coloured it beautifully.
Gorgeous border die too.
Lorraine x

Pop's Cards said...

Wow sweetie this is AmAzInG huggles Pops x x x

Chrissy said...

Awww..this is so gorgeous, I love the image and fabulous colouring and the butterflies on the corners are gorgeous... and the edging, really lovely.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Tracy said...

Hi Squirrel
Beautiful creation, love the stamp, so adorable, and beautiful colouring too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sarah said...

Just gorgeous Squirrel, your colouring is beautiful, so soft. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week for our CAS challenge, good luck x

Loz said...

very cute Squirrel!! lovely colouring. Wishing you and yours a very happy, healthy and safe 2013 x

Elise said...

Oh my goodness gracious Squirrel! This is just soooooo GORGEOUS! Any baby that receives this card is a lucky one! Wow! Love the elegant feel of the border with the butterflies looking in. And all that white space filled in only by the gorgeous colouring and the sentiment .. sigh .. it's PERFECT!!! I love it!

Big Hugs,
Elise

Rica said...

A gorgeous card, a great design and such a beautifully coloured sweet image.

hugs
Heather xx
Thanks so much for joining us a Simon Says Stamp[ challenge.

Sazzle said...

Such a gorgeous image and coloured to perfection. Fingers crossed for your baby boom ;-)

Thanks for joining us over at Fussy and Fancy for our furry friends challenge - good luck!

Happy new year


Xx Sazzle xX

Dawny P said...

This is so lovely - a really nice design. Happy New Year and thank you or joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge. Hugs, Dawny x

downrightcrafty said...

such an elegant card and beautiful colouring on this oh so sweet image
hugs Kate x

coops said...

so gorgeous hun.i love your pretty butterflies and frame and your image is adorable :D

xx coops xx

Whisper said...

Aaah what a sweetie, Luv Sam x

Faith A said...

Another Aw1, what an image, love the pin in the nappy. Fab card

Sonia said...

Gorgeous card my dear friend:))
Beautiful image and lovely butterflies:))
Big hug,
Sonia

brenda said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous Squirrel.

Thanks so much to joining our CAS theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous, I adore the image and your colouring and layout is fabulous.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

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