Tuesday, August 10, 2010

So Sweet Baby


This ended up being a really cute baby card. I am hoping my friend is having a girl so I made it kinda girly-squirrel-ly. :) I was also able to get a really great sketch from Jitterbuggin' and for me it all comes together when I have a great sketch to start with!
The color palette came from the ColourQ blogsite. I made this squirrel to hold a baby bottle instead of a nut and added a flower and a bow to her hair(?). I used some silly border stamps from Recollections (the squiggle stitch border and the clouds border that I made into a background). I used a Tim Holtz Alterations folder (swirls). I also did a little inking around the edges and added some bling-bling on the flowers.
Cartridges used: Give a Hoot (for squirrel and flowers) and Doodlecharms (for bottle). Teardrop for sentiment.
Challenges:
Jitterbuggin' - baby card, sketch, ribbon
ColourQ - Regal Rose, Wild Wasabi, Tempting Turquoise, Early Espresso, and White
Papercutz- Squirrel, hedgehog, skunk or monkey
Thanks for looking!

14 comments:

  1. Too cute!! My sister is preggo and I was hoping for a girl (I have 2 boys) but the baby is a boy! Anyway... I love your card, it would make a lovely card for a baby announcement too!

    Thanks for visiting my blog (and commenting)!

    Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com

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  2. What a cute layout to show off your fun squirrel baby.

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  3. What an adorable squirrel! I do not have that cartridge (although it seems everyone else does), so I may need to reconsider. I love the font you used for your sentiment...what is it?

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana : )

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  4. This is way too cute! Love it!

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  5. Georgiana, I used Teardrop Cart for this card. Thanks for the sweet comments everyone!

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  6. Hello, I like the card. Very cute. I got the sailboat from the New Arrival Cartridge

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  7. Super cute card! Thanks for playing the CQC!

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  8. Oh, how cute is that little furball! LOVE it!

    Thanks for Jitterbuggin'

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  9. Super cute!!! Love your creativity!!! TFS

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  10. Beautiful work! If you love colour challenges, please come try ours this week at Stampin' Royalty. www.stampinroyalty.blogspot.com

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  11. Oh my goodness. This is so much fun! I love this style! Thanks for leaving a comment on one of my posts! :)

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  12. I just went to go check on the back to school blog hop winners and you have definitely capitalized! SO far you've won two!!! Congrats!

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