Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Welcome Little One

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Recently I was privileged to win some digis by StampArt Design by Kathryne.  She has so many adorable designs that it was hard to choose.  Be sure to check out her stamps at the link above and also her page on Facebook.  Each week she offers free Scripture digis on Mondays and other free digis on Tuesday.  Did I mention yet that she's very generous?

One of my choices was the adorable Sweetie Bear.  Sweetie comes with two bonus files and my card today actually uses one of them.  I colored Sweetie with Copics and added some opaque white pen stitching along the edges of her hem, sleeves and bodice.  I gave her a little sparkle with some stickles on the heart on her dress and a tiny pearl center for her bow.

I used this week's Sweet Stop Sketch (SSS216) for my card design.  The ribbon I used has a little sparkle in it and I couldn't resist adding 3 more little pearls as an accent.  And, like I do on so many cards, I finished things off with some faux stitching.  The sentiment is part of Sweet 'n Sassy's Baby Blessings Digital stamp set.  I liked this easy-to-follow sketch and kept things pretty simple (for me anyway :) ).

Cardstock - Express-it (image and sentiment panels), Georgia Pacific (card base)
Patterned paper - American Crafts (The Goods - Booties), Frances Meyer, The Paper Studio
Stamps - StampArt Design by Kathryne (Sweetie Bear - bonus image), Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps (Baby Blessing Digi set)
Copics - E11, 31, 33, 35, 50; W-1; C0; C-1; R81, 83, 85; Colorless Blender
Embellishments/Tools - SU tag punch, Fiskars border punch (Apron Lace), SU pearls, The Twinery baker's twine, Uni-Ball Signo White pen, Stickles (Star Dust), Sakura Glaze Pen (on  Sweetie's nose), Sakura Gelly Roll pen (pink), button and ribbon from my stash

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Sweet Stop Sketch #216 - sketch
Cupcake Craft - No flowers
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #212 - Recipe (Use Sentiment, Image, Pearls or Rhinestones and a Ribbon)
V's Sweet Challenge #12 - Baby Theme
Craft Lovin' Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks Challenge #7 - Anything Goes

I hope you have a good day.  Please stop back by tomorrow when I'll have a new card for WordArt Wednesday.


Sylvia x said...

love this image - thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT Challenges this week

Good luck

Sylvia xx

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a darling card Stephanie. Love the super cute image and the pretty pink colors. The ribbon and heart button look lovely. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop.

Cynthia said...

This is precious, Stephanie! Such a sweet image and colored perfectly. Thanks for playing along with The Sweet Stop this week!

Delphine said...

Adorable, Stephanie! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Hugs Delphine xx

Unknown said...

What an adorable card, love your pinks and what a darling image! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sweet Stop!


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