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Monday, May 9, 2011

Sweet Little One

Happy Mother's Day! I hope all the mothers out there had a wonderful day, I know I did! It is a little unusual for me to post on a Sunday but I made this card for a friend that just had a baby girl. I know most baby girl cards are done in pink but her favorite color is blue (like me) so a cutie in blue she'll get from me. I just love this Mo Manning image so I knew I wanted to use it. I also wanted it to be made with soft blues so I used these beautiful Bearly Mine Designs papers.

I do have to say I couldn't find a simple blue floral DP to use with Donna's papers so I made my own using my Rubber Stamp Tapestry peg stamps. I drew out a diagonal grid in pencil and everywhere the pencil crossed and made the flower bunch. After I finished I erased the pencil lines and had my own DP. It only took me one try and I have to say I am happy with the way it came out. I also dotted the flowers with Stickles for some sparkle. I also put Stickles on her wings and along the edge of her dress IRL it really sparkles but in my pic it looks a bit dark and no sparkle.

Here are some wonderful challenges that fit my card

Mo's DP2 Challenge #81-Monochromatic

Bearly Mine Challenges-Beautiful Babies

Totally Gorjuss Challenge #79-A Wonderful Sketch

A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge 150-White plus one color

Allsorts Challenge Week 102-Stamp Alot, 3 peg stamps to make the flower back round and the fairy image.

By The Cute and Girly May Challenge-Anything Goes

CES Challenge #35-Favorite color combo, all shades of blue and white is mine

Crazy 4 Challenges C4C86-Lots of flowers

Paper Romance Challenge-Use your favorite die, mine is this lace circle from MFT

Paper Play Challenge Week 18-Show us your style

Raise The Bar Challenge #65-Flower Power

Sentimental Sundays Challenge #54-Anything Goes

Stamp Something Challenge-May Digi Day

Dream Valley Challenge #6-Flowers

These are all fabulous challenges so be sure to stop by and play along with them.
Thank you for stopping by today to see what I created. I really appreciate all the wonderful comments that you leave for me to read.

Happy Creating,
Mary

18 comments:

Mummylade said...

This is a wonderful creation, the papers are gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Allsorts challenge this week and good luck!

Marie said...

Very sweet! Your card is really beautiful. Thanks for playing with us over at Bearly Mine this time.
Love n hugs
Marie

Liz's creative corner said...

Aw this is lovely, cute image and lovely colours, thanks for showing us your style at paper play, hugs Liz xx

Liz's creative corner said...

Aw this is lovely, cute image and lovely colours, thanks for showing us your style at paper play, hugs Liz xx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Gorgeous card, sweetie and I love the image you have used….. Thanks for joining us at BMD.....

Hugs
Judith

Dorcas said...

OMGoodness how precious is this! Really lovely! I'm so glad you could join us at MO's this week!
Hugs,
Dorcas
ps) there's still time to join my "no strings attached " blog candy open til May 13th. You can find it located in the top of my sidebar. I hope you can play

Carrie's Corner said...

Love all that blue and your image is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

Hugs
Carrie

Pat said...

Hi Mary...gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! These papers and ribbon are just the prettiest shade of blue! And I love how you colored this little fairy's hair...such a pretty little blondie!! I'm delighted that you were able to join us this week at Mo's...and look at all those challenges you were able to enter!! Good luck sweetie! Pat Frank

karen said...

Stunning, and such beautiful colours! Thanks for joining CES challenes this week, Karen GDT

mamichelle said...

This is precious, Mary! Love your homemade dp and that image!

gerslittlesnippets said...

Terrific card. Great result for all your hard work. LOve the pins!
Thank you for joining in the By the Cute and Girly "Anything Goes" challenge.
Geraldine

Elaine L. said...

This is just a lovely card! The ribbon is beautiful, and I love the embellishments. Glad you could join us in Mo's Challenge.

CraftyC said...

How sweet Mary, and the colours are so pretty.Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!
Clairexx

♥ Lydia ♥ said...

Such a gorgeous, pretty card x Thank you for joining us at Mo's this week x

theCook said...

Awww this is such a beautiful image! Thanks for using the sketch at Totally Gorjuss challenge!

Joanna K (aka Asia K) said...

What a beautiful card!
Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays ;) Don’t forget about our DT call and the 1st anniversary “sentimental blog hop” ;) Hugs, Joanna x

Wanda Cullen said...

This is so adorable and I really love the trio of stick pins you added to the bow! Thanks for playing along with us at Raise the Bar!

Iulia said...

This is gorgeous, Mary! Yor coloring is awesome and I simply love the blues and the design of your card! What a beautiful creation!
Hugs, Iulia- new follower:)