Sweet Baby Duck New Baby Card for Colour Me...!

by Joanne James3. September 2014 09:30

Wednesday already? This week is zipping by! Today I'm sharing my card for this week's challenge over at Colour Me...! where we have a monochromatic colour palette to work with:

Daffodil Delight yellow - a favourite of mine! - and white. I used this week's sketch over at CAS(E) This Sketch for my layout and this is what I came up with:

A simple card where the feature is this lovely piece of Daffodil Yellow DSP from the All Abloom DSP paper stack (the little white spots remind me of bubbles!). I overlaid this with my angled panel of Whisper White, having used my Big Shot and Baby's First framelits to cut out the duck shape to allow the DSP to peek through. I finished the duck with a simple white baker's twine bow before adding my Bitty Banner 'Sweet Baby' sentiment on dimensionals for added height.

A great 'welcome baby' card that is the perfect store cupboard standby as it would be suitable for a boy or a girl - I'm also linking up with SUO Challenges as it fits nicely with their 'clean and simple' theme. Why not visit the other Colour Me...! designers and check out their takes on this week's colour combination:

Claire
Hayley
Julia
Sherrie
Tara
And our talented guest designer for September - Holly Endress
 
We look forward to seeing your bright monochromatic creations. Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!
 
Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:
 
Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.
 

Comments (21) -

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
9/3/2014 12:29:45 PM #

Joanne, this card is sooooo adorable!  I love it!  I will be CASing this one.  The little duck stands out on the gorgeous daffodil delight DSP!  This card is perfect!  XX

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/3/2014 10:32:41 PM #

Thank you Claire - the little duck is such a cutie isn't he? xx

Reply

Elisabeth
ElisabethGermany
9/3/2014 4:05:17 PM #

This card is absolutly WOW!!!
Elisabeth

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/3/2014 10:41:31 PM #

Thank you so much Elisabeth - so glad you like it! thanks for popping by to leave such a kind comment!

Reply

Julie Gearinger
Julie GearingerUnited States
9/3/2014 4:50:59 PM #

Joanne, this is so cute!! Love the layout with the sketch and the use of the framelits- perfect CAS card!! Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges Smile

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/3/2014 10:56:05 PM #

Thank you Julie - it's taken me a while to get the hang of 'clean and simple', but now that I'm there I think it's a fun style!

Reply

Tara Bourgoin
Tara BourgoinCanada
9/3/2014 7:02:23 PM #

This is just too cute for words! I absolutely love what you have done with the negative space from the duck. What a great design!!

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/3/2014 11:01:57 PM #

Thanks Tara - glad you like my cute duck silhouette!

Reply

Taunya Butler
Taunya ButlerUnited States
9/4/2014 11:09:19 PM #

What a very amazingly cute card!! Love the duck being punched out - all very well done and very pleasing!!

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/5/2014 11:53:21 AM #

Thank you Taunya - he is a sweetie, isn't he? I don't know why, but I think it's a boy duck, despite the gender-neutral yellow! Thanks for popping by.

Reply

Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
9/5/2014 4:38:16 AM #

Oh, I love this! Super sweet take on the sketch!

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/5/2014 11:54:05 AM #

Thanks Leigh - so kind of you to leave a kind comment!

Reply

Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
9/6/2014 3:29:09 PM #

THIS IS SOOOOO CUTE!  I love how CAS, but DARLING this card is!  Thanks for playing along with the SUO CAS Challenge this time!

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/8/2014 9:37:04 AM #

Thanks Connie! I used to struggle with the whole idea of 'CAS', now I find it is becoming more my 'go to' style! Glad you like the cute duck!

Reply

Karen Barber
Karen BarberUnited States
9/8/2014 1:46:47 AM #

This is CAS PERFECTION, and I may have to CASE this one - wowee zowee I LOVE This!!!!

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/8/2014 9:37:31 AM #

I'm honoured that you think so Karen - thanks so much!

Reply

Hayley's Paper Garden
Hayley's Paper GardenCanada
9/8/2014 5:01:35 AM #

Joanne this card is truly precious! What a neat use for the framelit, very clever!!! Smile Back from vacation, move finished, still unpacking but back to blogging have missed you gals! Smile

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/8/2014 9:38:20 AM #

Thanks Hayley! Glad to have you back - we've missed you too! Hugs xx

Reply

Cindy Brumbaugh
Cindy BrumbaughUnited States
9/8/2014 6:06:36 AM #

JoAnne, this is fantastic! Absolutely adore it- what a great design! TFSSmile

Reply

Joanne James
Joanne James
9/8/2014 9:39:13 AM #

Thanks Cindy - so glad you like it! I've had the idea floating around for a while, but the sketch just seemed to add that extra something!

Reply

Greta H
Greta HUnited States
9/9/2014 2:00:12 AM #

Absolutely darling card!  One of the cutest baby cards ever!

Reply

Add comment

  Country flag

biuquote
  • Comment
  • Preview
Loading

Shop Online

Access my online shop 24 x 7, 365 days of the year:

Current July hostess code:

WPMS44B7


Shop Online

2020-21 Annual Catalogue

BROWSE THE CATALOGUE

Click on the catalogue for a full list of current SU! supplies - if you would like to order any of the items featured, please drop me a line at [email protected] or give me a call on 07773 421446 - I'd be happy to help.

Current Promotions

Bonus Days Are Back!

Spend £45 or more in July and receive a £4.50 voucher to use against August purchases. Read more here

Join My Team

Ever thought about becoming a Stampin' Up! demonstrator?For £99, you can create your own starter kit worth £130Stampin' Up! has something for everyone: join my growing team and benefit from my support to enjoy Stampin' Up! however you choose.

If you're interested, call me for a chat to understand how I can help you realise your goals. Alternatively, if you have already decided to sign up and you just can't wait, please click here for the link to the online form where you can sign up and order your starter kit right away! 

About Me

Hi I'm Joanne and live in Northampton and when I'm not looking after my husband and two beautiful children, am an avid crafter with a passion for all things Stampin' Up!

I must confess that I have never been a big rubber stamper - until I discovered Stampin' Up! that is. I love the fact that I can get such great results with co-ordinating stamps, inks, papers and punches - the possibilities are endless! Join me on my stamping journey as I share the things I love and be inspired to create amazing things yourself!

Experience Creativity - New Beginner Brochure

BROWSE THE CATALOGUE

Have you ever thought about paper crafting as a hobby or career but don't quite know where to start? Click on the above image to access the new slimline starter brochure or to request your own paper copy please drop me a line at [email protected] or give me a call on 07773 421446 - I'd be happy to help.

Follow Me

Monthly Newsletter

Product Table Builder

Are you a fellow SU! Demonstrator?

Click the button above to buy your copy of the Product Table Builder today and make light work of your blog links!

Box Builder

Click the button above to use Box Buster to create your custom box design using the Envelope Punch Board!

I Design For

 

 

 

Month List

Stampin' Up Stuff

This is my personal blog and is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up! I hope you find it a plentiful source of ideas and personal inspiration but please don't copy my designs for contest submission or use for classes, publication or sale without express permission.