Thursday, April 11, 2013

Welcome Baby!!!

Edited to add:  So excited that this card was chosen as the winner of the "Oh Baby" challenge at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge blog - SSCB#9.    Thanks Serendipity team and to everyone who entered with their beautiful baby creations!


Hello Everyone,

I needed another baby card this week and decided to play along with a couple of challenges.  This week Cheery Lynn Designs has an "Anything Goes" challenge.  You can find the info:  HERE.  Since anything goes I decided to play with my favorite French Scalloped Flair stackers  and French Flair Stackers from Cheery Lynn for my baby card.

Serendipity Stamps is also hosting an "Oh baby" challenge:  HERE.  So I also reached for Serendipity Stamps "Lamb with Heart".  I love using this stamp to welcome new babies to the world!

Here is my card:

After stamping and coloring my image with Copic markers, I decided to make a border around my white mat using some pink tissue paper cut into strips.  I gathered the tissue as I glued it to the back of the panel to create this sweet ruffled edge.  I love using the tissue paper that my stamps are often delivered in to create this type of ruffle - a great way to recycle! 

Thanks for taking a look at my card!  
: )   Jill

 Supplies:
Stamps: Serendipity Stamps - Lamb with Heart; Papertrey Ink - Think Big Favorites #16 - sentiment
Cardstock:  Michael's and Papertrey Ink
Design Paper:  Authentique
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs - French Scalloped and French Flair Stackers
Other:  glue dots, Tombow glue, ribbon, tissue paper, stickles - diamond,

23 comments:

  1. Wow Jill! This is so adorable! I love the light pink lace you added around the image and the glitter. So pretty, the way you lightly shadowed the image in one of your favorite colors. Beautiful! Thanks so much for playing again this week!

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  2. So sweet, Jill!!! Love the tissue paper accent!!!

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  3. Wonderful baby card, Jill! What a fun embellishment, adding the 'ruffle' of tissue paper :)

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  4. Jill, this is just about as adorable as it can get! That little lamb is a doll and your pleating, just perfect!

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  5. So adorable Jill! Love the fancy shape and the frilly trim! The shimmery edge looks awesome!

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  6. Soooooo sweet Jill!! Love the little lamb and the darling gathers~ would be so lovely hung by a ribbon in the nursery! Hugs, Rebecca

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  7. Now this is something that will definitely be treasured in a baby book! Love your idea to use tissue paper. So many luscious layers here : ) An adorable card, Jill!

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  8. Your baby card is so precious. What a great keepsake for the parents! I love little lambs and that is an adorable image, and the pink ruffle made from tissue is perfect! Happy Friday!

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  9. so gorgeous and sweet jill.the image is adorable :D

    xx coops xx

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  10. Hi Jill, I wanted to come by and thank you for your very kind and caring words about hospice. I was saddened to read about your loss and grateful that hospice was there for you. Again thank you so much, I am still humbled and overwhelmed by the nomination ... it does take a little getting use to. Hugs, Carole

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  11. Just adorable Jill, I love the scallop shaped card, and the pretty papers, go so perfectly with this sweet lamb image!
    Thanks for joining us at S.S.C.B this week!

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  12. Jill, this is just precious, love the sewn tissue around the French Flair. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge blog.

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  13. Jill this is absolutely perfect! Love all the frilly trim, pretty bow and scalloped edges!!

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  14. Jill this is incredible!!
    What a sweet image...
    and I agree...
    perfect for new little's!!
    Gorgeous!! :)

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  15. Oh my Jill, this is just the most precious card. Look at the pink tissue that looks just like ruffle around this truly sweet image. Love your patterned paper and the touch of stickles around the edge is just perfect.

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  16. This is ADORABLE!!! Love your card!
    Have a great day, hugs, Karin

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  17. Sooo cute Jill! No wonder it was a winner! Love that adorable lamb and so clever to echo the frill on the stamped pillow with some frilled details of your own!!

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  18. Oh, Jill! I have to tell you how absolutely delighted I was to read your beautiful comment on my blog. AND to discover your lovely creations! I am so excited about following your creative journey - your work is inspirational and so beautiful! I couldn't be happier to have "met" you :) Thanks for reaching out and saying hi!

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  19. Hi Jill - thought I'd stop by and see your creativity - love your cards! Hope it's okay that I pinned a few :-)

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  20. LOVE LOVE LOVE this and the sweet pink ruffle you created! Super PRETTY, Jill!

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Crafty Hugs,
: ) Jill