Friday, 16 October 2009

Baby card for Alison

I've made a baby card for Whiff of joy's illustrator Alison (the one that designs my favs Charlotte and Charlie and the animals) and her husband Jim. They are having their first baby - today I think.

Since I don't have any of the cute animals yet (waiting for them though) I decided on one of my fav stamps of all times. I don't have the opportunity to use it much so when I had the chance I took it :) The stamp is a Suzy's zoo stamp and quite hard to come by. I have put together a tiny collection of them. If you know where to get them, please let me know!

I used this brilliant template from this week's challenge at create 4 fun. I remade it a little to make it fit a boy better. It's a little jumsuit or whatever they are called. I used my promarkers and the blender to make a soft shade of blue on the bunny. I also edged the inner shape with pastel blue and the little pocket aswell. The outer shape is edged with a soft blue ink and embossed with glitterpowder. The buttons are actually brads since I didn't have two of the same buttons. I thought the buttons and letters were a little bright and made the bunny disappear so I poured dimensional glaze all over him to make him stand out.

It was such a great challenge and just in time for the babycard I wated to make.
The glitter looks a little messy I think, but it's ok. It's babyclothes, they are messy all the time anyway, lol. I just made it look real :D
There is also a babytheme at diecut dreams and I'm entering this week's challenge with this card. Just suits so perfectly with "die cuts", don't you think?
Everybody art has a theme of "shapes or punches". Can't get more shaped than this :)

Edit: After hopping around on the DT blogs I'm glad I didn't make a card with the Whiff of joys because it certainly would've been the ugliest card in the bunch. Now at least it's different. It's "special" lol.
I also forgot to mention: if you want to send Alison a babycard too you can read all about it on Katharina's blog. There is candy to be won if you need an incentive :)

Promarkers: pastel blue, blender and an old pantone pink
Stamp: Suzy's zoo

Shapes: nestabilities

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Camilla said...

Hei Katarina!! Du lager så flotte kort, at jeg er sikker på at det hadde blitt vakkert også med Alison's motiv på;) Men dette var utrolig stilig!!! Og så orginalt, det første jeg har sett av kortene til Alison som har en annen form. Kommer til å skille seg ut i kortbunken!
Takk for at du deltar.
Klem, Camilla.

Scrapmumur said...

Your card is marvelous!
thank you so much for joining in special challenge.
Alison will love your card.
Hugs, mumur

Marga said...

Oh what a pretty card have you made! Love the shape, and the little rabbit is sooo cute!! Thank you so much for joining :)
xx Marga

Karen said...

What a good idea to make the shape of a big. Your card is really lovely. Thanks for joining us this week at DCD.

Susie Sugar said...

This card is fantastic
Thank you for taking part in this weeks DCD challenge
Love Susie xx

Tracy said...

I love shaped cards and this one is just wonderful - what a lovely idea! Well done.

Tracy x

vikkithescrapjunkie said...

SUperb shaped card and great colours, im sure Alison will adore it. Thankyou for joining in the DCD challenge this week.
Love n hugs
Vikki xx

Nicola said...

How fabulous to make a card in the shape of a romper suit, so apt for a baby boy. Your image is beautiful Katarina and your embellishments are superb.
Thank you for playing along with Die Cut Dreams this week.
Nicola -x-

Mummylade said...

Really cute shape of the card. Thank you for joining the Die Cut Dreams challenge this week.

Biscuitlid said...

I love shaped cards, this is so cute.

Thanks so much for playing along at DCD this week


Frances said...

this is so cute, love the shape of the card. Thanks for joining in. x