Monday, May 2, 2011

Baby Mashup

This week's Friday Mashup challenge was Baby + Punch/Die.
OK, I tried to be clever and wanted to do a baby punchart.  I looked high and low, and was contemplating THIS.  Cute, huh?  Well, I decided I just don't have quite the energy over the weekend to do the intricate work.  However, I decided to send my cousin who just had a baby couple of weeks ago a box of things, and thought I'd make a card for her.  I had a card for her originally, but decided it's not quite her style (a bit too fussy).  So I decided to simplify.  What I wanted to try is use the equivalent of SU!'s Diamond Dust (I think).  The stuff I used is actually from a stamping convention that I went to locally more than 10 years ago.  What reminded me to use it was when I saw THIS card.
I originally intended to use Pretty in Pink and Certainly Celery.  I was about to ink up the elephants with Certainly Celery, then changed my mind.  I was afraid it would be too light when I put the Dust on top.  So I decided to change to Old Olive.  I cut the circles with my Cr*cut.  Then I decided Pretty in Pink was a bit too bright, so I changed it to Blushing Bride.  Lastly, I was going to use So Saffron for the little strip.  Changed my mind and used a piece of retired Lovely Lilac instead.  The little sentiment flag is from the Petal Cone die.

My Supplies List (all supplies and images by Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted):
Stamp Set(s): Baby Steps
Ink: Old Olive
Papers:  Old Olive, Blushing Bride, Lovely Lilac (retired)
Accessories: Petal Cone die, Square Lattice embossing folder, Cr*cut, 2-sided adhesive sheet (non-SU), diamond dust (non-SU)


Always Playing with Paper said...

How cute is this Annie! I love what you did with the diamond dust!! Thanks for playing with us again at the Mashup!!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Annie, love your card - it's simply adorable! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at the Friday Mashup!

Kasey said...

Hi Annie, I love those little Elephants, so cute. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup, hope to see your creations again next week! Cheers, Kasey ~ in Oz

Kim P said...

Great use of the diamond dust! Love the color combo you came up with too. Thanks for playing along with the Friday Mashup!!

Lisa said...

Your color combo worked out perfectly. I love the Old Olive, its one of my fav colors ever! Those elephants are too cute and the diamond dust is a wonderful accent. Great card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at The Friday Mashup!

Holly said...

This came out great, I bet it has a nice sparkle in real life. I think the darker shade of green was a better choice as well then using the celery. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup.

jules said...

gorgeous card!

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