Monday, May 11, 2015

Welcome, Baby We've Grown



 My friend and I have been making a challenge for each other each week to inspire us to make some cards.  This past week we were to make cards for children.  I had all kinds of ideas for cards I wanted to make, so I grabbed a bunch of stamp sets that related to my plan and headed up north to stamp for the weekend.  Well, no matter what idea I had, I was missing something to complete the card.  I had no markers, or water color brush, just a blender pen, so that's what I used to color my owls.  They look a little goofy, but in a cute way.  I wish that I had buttons to add to the card, but I did not, so I used little punched flowers and some pearls that I had colored for a previous project then never used.  I kind of feel like I McGyver'ed this card, but it turned out great in the end.  I had a certain layout that I was trying to follow for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #143.  I thought it looked like a fun layout to play with, and it was along with the colors from the Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge #250.  Love the color combination, and I knew that my Lullaby DSP was going to have all the paper I needed to play with, so I had packed that to go with me.  So, this little baby card delivered on the challenges, and I enjoyed coming up with solutions to fit the vision I had for the card.
I made lots of fun cards this week, so stop back again real soon.

Mary Alice

5 comments:

  1. Super cute card! Thanks for joining the Pals this week!

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  2. Great marker coloring on this card! Adorable!

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  3. Lots of texture, colors and graphics to support such a sweet card. Thanks for playing along with the PPA color challenge this week!

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  4. Hi Mary Alice, love the way you've flipped the sketch for your card. Love the images from that stamp set and will miss them. Thanks so much for joining the challenge at the Paper Craft Crew this week.

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