So, I am SUPER sleepy this morning ... I stayed up late watching the Oscars ! Its one of my favourite nights of the year ! I loved so many of the movies this year, and my favs (Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway and Christoph Waltz) all won their categories !! So thats great. I think it was a good show too ... lot of singing, which I love. In other news, I am now totally addicted to crafting challenges ! My card today I made yesterday to send to my cousins new baby girl, and I used the great sketch over at The Friday Mashup. I am really loving this sketch! I used the Oh, Whale stamp set and the matching DSP, Sunshine and Sprinkles. Take a look at what I created !
Cute, right ?? I love all of these bright colors for a baby card. So often people stick to pastels, but I love these fun and funky colors !! My colors all came out of the great DSP, but the main ones I chose to use were Melon Mambo, Lucky Limeade and Marina Mist. I punched out my 2-1/2" Circle Punch of Whisper White BEFORE I stamped this time, just to be sure I grouped my images close enough. I stamped the whale in Marina Mist, the little waves in Pacific Point and my "letter jumble" with Lucky Limeade and Daffodil Delight markers. The little "whalecome" was also done in Lucky Limeade, and really goes so well with the "baby" from One In A Million. I inked up the "baby" with my Melon Mambo marker (I didn't want the brackets that were included in this image) and then punched it out with my trusty Ticket Duo Punch. I also stamped the cute little heart from the Oh, Whale set and cut it out with my Paper Snips. This was added with a dimensional to my whale. That was it for my stamping!
I used my Labels Collection Framelits to die cut the Melon Mambo patterned DSP, and also used the fun Striped pattern for my banner. I just LOVE this Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP !! It is so bright and cheerful, don't you think !?! My main layer is a piece of Lucky Limeade cut to 4" x 5-1/4" and embossed with the Vine Street embossing folder, which is one of the great items you can get for FREE with a $60 order during Saleabration ! If you love this folder, like I do, make sure to place your oder before March 22nd - after then it will be gone forever !! All of this was added to a Melon Mambo card base. A few Rhinestones, and my sketch (and card) was complete !!
In the picture, you can see that I decorated my envelope too !! So fun to do that, then the recipient REALLY knows they are in for a handmade treat !! I took the great striped DSP and covered the back flap, and stamped a few hearts on the bottom. Very quick, but packs a big punch !! Love it !!
Well, thats my card for today ! Won't you come over and play along with us at The Friday Mashup !? It's so fun !! Thanks a lot for coming by today and Happy Stamping !!
Stamp Sets: Oh, Whale (wood #129129, clear #129132), One in a Million (wood #126380, clear #126382)
Ink: Marina Mist Classic Stampin' Pad #126962, Pacific Point Classic Stampin' Pad 126951, Melon Mambo Classic Stampin' Pad #126948, Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin' Pad #126944, Lucky Limeade Classic Stampin' Pad #126984, Daffodil Delight and Melon Mambo Markers (Brights Collection Stampin' Write Markers #119702), Lucky Limeade Marker (2011-2013 In Color Stampin' Write Markers Collection #123002
Paper: Melon Mambo #115320, Lucky Limeade #122926, Whisper White #100730, Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP #126922
Accessories: 2-1/2" Circle Punch #120606, Labels Collection Framelits #125598, Ticket Duo Punch #126883, Vine Street Embossing Folder #130492, Basic Rhinestones #119246