Baby We've Grown Baby Card for a Colour Me...! Double Bill

by Joanne James29. October 2014 10:00

It's Wednesday and time for this week's challenge over at Colour Me...! where we have not one but two colour palettes for you to choose from this week:

  

I'm playing along with option 2 this week, so I have the colour combination of Chocolate Chip, Lost Lagoon, Blushing Bride and a neutral (I chose Very Vanilla) to work with. Using the above sketch from CAS Colours & Sketches as the inspiration for my layout (I turned it through 90 degrees), I decided to make (another!) baby card using one of my favourite baby sets, Baby We've Grown. Here is my card:

I stamped my focal image in Chocolate Chip and coloured in using ink and my blender pens, to give a slightly vintage look to my owls. I matted this panel onto a piece of Chocolate Chip Cardstock, which overlays a vertical strip that has been edged with a piece of Lost Lagoon punched with the hearts border punch. I added my sentiment, again stamped in Chocolate Chip on Lost Lagoon cardstock, to finish. Although the base is Blushing Bride, I think this could be a good unisex baby card; you could always alternate the pink and blue elements if you wanted something more masculine in appearance.

So what do you think? Feel free to leave a comment on today's card, before hopping over to check out the amazing cards by the rest of the Colour Me...! team:

Claire
Hayley
Julia
Sherrie
Tara
And our talented guest designer for October - Jen Mitchell
 
We look forward to seeing your creative creations - which colour scheme will you choose? 
 
I'm having a fun day with friends today, with all kinds of crafting the order of the day. 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.

 

 

 

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
10/30/2014 11:56:45 PM #

Joanne, this is an adorable baby card!  I agree--it is perfect for either sex!  I love this stamp set!  Great job using the colors this week!  XX

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Jen Mitchell
Jen MitchellUnited States
11/1/2014 12:56:31 AM #

What a wonderfully sweet card.  I love the expressions on the faces of the owls!  Your coloring is fabulous - I swear I can see feathers on the owls!  I really enjoyed crafting alongside you this month at Colour Me...!  Thanks for having me along!

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Mona Pendleton
Mona PendletonUnited States
11/3/2014 4:09:52 AM #

Super cute card! The trio of owls look adorable! Thanks for the inspiration!

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Hayley's Paper Garden
Hayley's Paper GardenCanada
11/3/2014 8:00:54 PM #

Perfect colour palate for a new baby card Smile Sweet Owls Joanne!

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