I used one of Di's new images (Bubble Baby, available here)... I just LOVE it, as soon as I saw it I just had to have it :-) I coloured it in quite pastel tones, using Prismacolor pencils (no Copics this time!) to suit the GORGEOUS vintage style paper I treated myself to on my last trip to my LSS. It's from Cavania of London, called (rather unoriginally, lol) "It's a Boy",its thick, embossed, foiled glittered and just LUSH.... and there's three sheets of each print so I used two sheets of the one print split up over two layers and lined up the pictures so that it looks like one complete sheet when the card is closed.
All the papers are from the same pad, as are the embellishment stickers
I typed the "Ten Little Fingers" sentiment on the computer, cut blue scrolls using a Memory Box Ivy Tendril die and cut them into pieces to add to some of the plain panels. The "It's a Boy" and "Bundle of Joy" die cuts were from another of the sheets in the pad, I used a Lifestyle Crafts circle die to cut the Bundle of Joy sentiment and the mat for it. The pearls on the image panel were originally white, I coloured them with Copics to match in.
There's quite a bit of subtle glitter on the paper, but I coloured one of the letters on the image a bit dark so they all ended up getting a good lashing of white glitter embossing -) These photos are a bit darker than real life... it's the "only" way to get the glitter to show. I decided to not add gloss to the balloons... which I always do.... to keep the overall soft feel.
I've added a few pics from different angles. I'm really happy with this card, it looks lovely in real life... so sorry about all the pics, like I said I like my card :-)
Pop over to the blog and check out the rest of the team's inspiration it's worth the visit :-) I hope you get a chance to enter the challenge this time around, there's a great prize on offer (isn't there always?) and don't forget if you use one of Di's images - a digi or a Candibean rubber stamp - you get extra opportunities to win, yay!!
Here's the challenges I'm entering my card in.Allsorts Challenges New (New baby)
Sweet Stampin' Something New (New image)
Creatalicious Challenges Something Old (card, pearls) Something New (image and paper)
Simon Says Challenge Any Celebration
The Crazy Challenge Celebrations and
Through the Craftroom Door, Crafty Creations, 4 Crafty Chicks, As You Like It, Cute Card Thursday, Art by Miran, Polkadoodles, Catch The Bug and That Craft Place all with Anything Goes ChallengesI'll be back in a day or so with another make, until then Happy Crafting, Donna