Sunday, 3 June 2012

It's a Boy

I recently treated myself to a gorgeous Forever Friends baby stamp set.  They're all so sweet I could hardly decide which one to play with first!  Eventually I settled on this one which is large and fun to colour.  I'm sure the bear's a big brother peeping into the Moses basket to see the new baby.  I stamped the image with Rich Cocoa Memento ink to give a soft look and coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers.  The sentiment stamps are from the same set.
The lush papers are Eline's Nursery by Marianne.
Because the image is so large, I didn't have room to add a huge amount, but I did manage to squeeze on some ribbon, a bow, some die cut nappy pins made with an Xcut die and a sprinkling of tiny blue gems.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Hotshot Crafts - #8 - die cuts
Jellypark Challenges - boy crazy
Sarah Hurley - #67 - new beginnings
SJ Crafts - #5 - all about the boy and use old stash, I used old papers
Crafts and Me - #86 - add a ribbon
Craft Your Passion - #112 - for baby with optional stitching.  I chose paper with stitching printed on
Ready, Teddy, Go - #11 - one for the boys

25 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Wendy love the colours you have used and the image is sooo cute. Have a good day. Caroline xxx

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  2. Wendy it is gorgeous. The basket looks so real, good colouring. xxx

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  3. Lovely baby card Wendy, gorgeous colours and image

    Lorna xx

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  4. So beautiful Wendy and such an adorable image beautifully coloured and presented:)x

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  5. Hi Wendy. Your card is gorgeous. The image is adorable and coloured perfectly and the sentiment is lovely.
    Hope you enjoy the rest of the week-end
    Sue

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  6. Aww, this is so adorable! Love this stamp, I've not seen these yet! Think I might need this one?
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend x
    Wendy x

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  7. Hi Wendy,
    Gorgeous baby card,such a sweet image beautifully coloured and fab papers and details too :) x

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  8. It's lovely Wendy...the stamp is so cute hun :o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  9. super card. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our Die cuts challenge.

    Hugs Sarah

    dont forget to "Like " our Facebook page to be in with a chance to win a £50 Goody bag.
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hot-Shot-Craft/159143637439640

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  10. Lovely card Wendy - such a super cute image - sorry I've not been leaving comments for a short while - I had a short family holiday in Edinburgh - fabulous stuff - back now though! Hugs Rachel xx

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  11. This is gorgeous, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this week.
    C xx

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  12. This is just too cute, Wendy. NancyD

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  13. This is gorgeous, the colours are gorgeous, cute image. Marlene

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  14. Cute Baby Card, Beautiful Colours...

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  15. Aaawww this is so sweet Wendy, such an adorable image and beautifully coloured and a great design too!
    Thank you for joining in with the 'One for the boys' challenge at Ready Teddy Go :)
    Kelly.x

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  16. love the image and it is beautifully coloured! Fab embellishments too! Thanks for joining us for our 'One for the Boys' Challenge! Hope to see you again soon x

    Debbie Dt

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  17. How beautiful your card is. You've done a wonderful job of colouring him too. Thanks for joining the challenge with Sarah Hurley this time.

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  18. This is gorgeous...love the design and fabulous image.xxx

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  19. So cute. Love your colouring and the way you have added the sentiments.
    Thanks for joining us at Ready Teddy Go.
    Hugs Sally xxx

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  20. gorgeous card wndy.i love the sweet ff bear and stunning soft colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  21. a super cute card. Thank you for joining in with SJ Crafts challenge

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  22. Wendy this is such a beautiful card, I found myself looking at the colouring for a long time, it's just perfect.

    Great composition and DPs too

    Thank you for entering at the Ready Teddy Go "One for the Boys" challenge this month.

    Warmest wishes, Julie Ann x

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  23. What a gorgeous stamp set you've got! I love all the the bits and pieces you've added - so perfect for the baby theme. Lovely card!

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  24. Completely adorable. You can't go wring with forever friends! Thanks for playing along in the Jellypark challenge!

    Lisa xox

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