Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Sugar Bowl Challenge 9

Afternoon all! Our visitors have just left so I can now get back to my crafting and blogging!!! I've just managed to do this card in time for the Sugar Bowl Challenge 9 where the theme is a male card.

I have made yet another baby card and have used the gingham papers from Chris once again.... I just love the fresh feel of them and they are so perfect for baby cards. I went with a green theme and I used my Dexter the Bear stamp which I was lucky enough to win on a TYI challenge.

I used my swiss dots folder for the embossing and ribbon and pearls from my stash to embellish.



I decorated the inside to match the front and used a cuttlebug alphabet (forget the name of it) for the wording "Baby Boy". I don't use this alphabet as much as I should - I forget that I have it!!! - so expect to see it a bit more in the future!!!!

The sentiment was computer generated using the font lucinda handwriting and it was cut and layered with nesties.

I also decorated the envelope to match the card and it is shown in the top image.



Supplies:
Card/Paper: White and green card, Downloaded from Chris
Stamp: SN - Dexter the Bear
Colouring: Distress inks - vintage photo, peeled paint
Embellishments: Ribbon, pearls
Tools: Cuttlebug, nesties, swiss dots folder, cuttlebug alphabet dies
Thanks for looking. x


Finally, I would like to thank the lovely Fern and Susie for giving me these awards. I really appreciate them and I would also like to thank everyone for all the lovely comments they leave me.

Anyway, I better go..... I have a lot of catching up to do!!

17 comments:

  1. Aah! How sweet........and the envelope decorated too...nice idea.
    xoxo

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  2. This is gorgeous Liza! Your colouring is amazing and I love the gingham paper. Just adorable. Thanks for joining us at the Sugar Bowl! Judy xx

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  3. Gorgeous card Liza, love the green, your colouring on this image is stunning. Joey.xxx

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  4. wow what a beautiful card, cute image

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  5. What a gorgeous card Liza.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  6. This is gorgeous has given me the inspiration I needed to make my sister's baby card.

    xXx

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  7. Such a sweet card Liza.
    I love the papers... so fresh!
    I'm in love with the bear! :O)

    Fern xx

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  8. Gorgeous card Liza and I agree about gingham papers, I just lurves them lol! :) Donna x

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  9. That sweater looks so authentic - I swear it looks like you knitted it.

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  10. Great card and adorable image.

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  11. Thanks so much for joining in the challenge Liza!! Love your card!! The colors are so pretty and your coloring is fabulous!!
    :)Kathy

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  12. Stunning card Liza, at first I thought you had knitted this gorgeous image. Fab colouring as always.
    Heat has arrived with avengance, well over 30 phew- hope you´re not sizzling lol.
    Hugs,
    Nicola -x-

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  13. Evening Liza, I am playing catch up again, had a bad migraine this week and havn't been able to do much visiting , love this fabulous card, what great colours, image and embellies its Stunning, congrats on your well deserved awards
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  14. Good morning Liza, wow what a gorgeous card hunny. I am loving the image you've coloured it perfectly. Hope you have a good weekend, hugs Linda x

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  15. Oh wow gorgeous card Liza. I love your colouring, this is one of my fav stamps and you have done such a beautiful job with him I'm inspired to get him out again :) Kim

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  16. This is so cute Liza!! Hugs, Carly

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Thank you for taking the time to leave me a message, they are all really appreciated.

Liza x