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Friday, March 18, 2011

Expecting Congratulations

A good friend of mine at work recently told me she was expecting...how very exciting. So I wanted to make her a card!

Well when I started I looked for a sketch, any sketch, for some inspiration and found this one on the 4 Crafty Chicks challenge site (#29).



I ended up making my cut a little bigger than expected so I had to move the sentiment. I am happy with the end layout regardless.

I also saw that the Fantabulous Cricut site where running a Square, green and gold challenge (# 51) and as I didn't know what sex the baby is it was perfect colours to use!

I am happy to be making use of a very neglected cartridge and to use a cut never used before!!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: EK Success Baby Multi-Stamp
Colouring: Triart
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV Nanna's Nursery Baby Boy and The Green Stacks
Inks: Versafine Onyx black and Versa Color Vanilla cube
Die Cuts: Criut New Arrivals Cartridge
Embellishments: Prima flowers, Kaiser Gems and Bella Ribbonz

I am also entering this into the following challenge as well as the ones mentioned above
- Die Cuttin Divas Challenge # 6 - Unused and Unloved
- Dream Valley Challenge # 2- New Beginnings
- Going Grey with Scrap-Creations Challenge - Anything Goes

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

12 comments:

  1. Love your card--I have been dying to cut out this cute woman! I am now inspired to make this cut :) Thank you so much for joining us at FCCB!

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  2. Ohh this is just lovely! Fab bling too!
    Hope you'll join us at Dream Valley on Sunday for our new challenge

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  3. This is so cute. Great idea with the gems. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

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  4. Very cute card! I love all the gems. Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

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  5. Fab card, love the gems! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas!

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  6. Fabulous card!! Thanks for joining Challenge Me Monday at FCCB :)

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  7. Cool Name for your blog...love the card, way to go, thanks for playing with us at 4 crafty chicks!

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  8. Super cute card!! Love the bling and the flower in the hat!! Thanks for Playing with us @ FCCB!!
    TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

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  9. Yum!, gorgeous card! Love the colours you chose! Thanks for playing with the divas! :)

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  10. Hey!! Love the name of your blog *wink* Very cute card - thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks!

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  11. I agree with Lori the name of your blog is awesome. What a wonderful card to make for a friend. The image is awesome and it is a kind of card to tell you the truth I forget about making. You did a wonderful job with my sketch this last week. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks. Just a wonderful idea.

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