Monday, 16 July 2012

1st Christmas Baby

I am very excited as I am going to be an aunty in September as my Sister is going to have her first baby. We think it's a girl so I have made a little Christmas card ready. If it turns out to be a Boy, well I hope he likes pink he he. Anyway here is the card:



I have used a cute little image from Bugaboo Stamps and coloured it with my Promarkers and Flexmarkers. I know it's not your usual Christmas image but that's the theme over at Catch the Bug today and I thought this image worked for any occasion. The snowflake paper is from a Dovecraft Christmas pad and the pink paper was a freebie from a magazine. I handtyped the sentiment and backed everything on silver embossed card. I have used some of the backing from my double sided tape for the pink borders. I know it would normally get thrown away but I think it gives a great border as you can still see the paper underneath. I have then added some glittery snowflake buttons with the backs cut off and some pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Cathc The Bug -Image not normally seen on a Christmas card
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Charisma Cardz - Recycle

9 comments:

  1. This is simply precious! Love it!
    Thanks for joining us for our Christmas in July Challenge today! I hope you'll join in for the other daily challenges for more chances to win prizes!
    ((HUGS))
    Cheryl First
    aka Cafexpressions
    DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

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  2. This is just adorable. Love the coloring and the colors you used. Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo today./

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  3. Gorgeous card, I love your recycle idea. Thank you for playing with Charisma this week.
    xx Vee

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  4. Gorgeous creation hun! Thanks for playing along at Charisma Cardz! xxx

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  5. This is a really lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cards
    Joanne x

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  6. This is such a cute image and a really sweet card! :)

    Thanks so much for playing at Charisma Cardz this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  7. Aww this is adorable Kelly! So cute! :)
    Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday! :)
    Lizy DT x

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  8. What a sweet card!I'm so glad you were able to share it with all of us at Bugaboo Stamps during our week-long Christmas in July Celebration! Good Luck in the draw! :)

    Scrappy - Bugaboo Stamps DT

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  9. Now that is cute love the image you picked good pick! Thanks so much for helping to make our CIJ celebration a huge success at Catch the Bug!
    Thanks for using "Bug" image!

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