Monday, January 17, 2011

Happy Birthday Baby Girl

Well, no work for me today, I had the day off so I spent my day making a card. Sad, but it did take me most of the day. I also did laundry (one of my least favorite chores).

I decided to look for some challenges to enter my card in and I found 14 … wow, been a long time since I entered that many.

So, here is my card.

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I chose to use Baby Tilda for my image. This Tilda stamp is one of my first Magnolia’s and I love her. I don’t get to use her too often but she always makes me smile!

My papers are from Debbie Mumm, it’s an older paper pack that I picked up at Joann’s. I used my Grand Calibur to cut out my Spellbinders Grand Standard Circles and Spellbinders Nestabilities Lacey Circles. This machine sure makes for easy cutting being able to cut so many at one time and the crank is so easy! My ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon’s monthly kit. I just love receiving my package every month, I love ribbon. I unbundle it and hang it using my Ribbon Ring.

Here is a close up of baby Tilda.

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I colored her using the following Copics:

  • Skin – E11, E02, E00, E000, E0000, R20
  • Outfit – R85, R83, R81, RV00, YG17, YG25, YG11
  • Hair – YR24, YR23, YR21

I added Ranger Stickles to her wings and around the white Lacey Circle die. Not sure if you can see the sparkle but this stuff really sparkles.

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I added some lilies and used McGill’s Pine Punch. I also added Stickles to the pine punches but it doesn’t really show up.

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I tried a new fold on this card. I was going for something dramatic but it didn’t turn out that way so I had to settle for an overlap. It’s kind of hard to see in this picture but if you look at the first one you can see that it ties shut with the ribbon.

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Here is the inside. It’s hard to see in the pic but it says Happy Birthday Baby Girl.

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OK, so now for the challenges this qualifies for:

Phew!! Thanks for stopping by!

50 comments:

McCrafty's Cards said...

an absolutely gorgeous card, i love the colour combo.
Kevin xx

Cricket said...

Very cute. I love the lillies you used on the card.

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Awe! She's cute as a button :o) You did a great job with the coloring, the the whole card. I love it!!!!
Love the pink & green...pretty!

Rene said...

Just gorgeous...absolutely stunning...every detail is beautiful!
Rene :D

megline said...

Beautiful card,
Hugs, Line

Karen's Fun Blog said...

your coloring is beautiful! : )

Kathy Billings said...

Absolutely adorable!!!

Sheri said...

So, so sweet Stephanie!!! Well done friend!

Sharon Caudle said...

Adorable card, Stephanie! This is one of the most precious Tilda images! Beautiful!
hugs, Sharon

Kelly neis said...

Wow, what a pretty card. I love the image on here, so cute.

Crafts2do4fun said...

Nice work, love the card.

Leonie said...

O such a cutie!! And gorgeously coloured too. Love all your layered nesties!! Fabbo work
hugs Leonie

Candy said...

Hi Stephanie,
Love your very pretty baby card!
Your image is coloured beautifully :o)
Hugs, Candy

Leslie Avila said...

Super duper cute baby card. Loving the baby Tilda, she's colored perfectly.
Hugs,
Leslie

Norma said...

Awww, Stephanie, this is so cute. Love the colour scheme-one of my faves. Beautifully coloured.

Hugs,
Norma

Barb Hardeman said...

Hi Stephanie, this is absolutely adorable! Love all the layers with the Nesties, your coloring is so beautiful and little Tingla is too cute. Wonderful to put a bow on each side of the image and the fold is so unique. It may have taken all day, but the effort really shows. BTW, I hate laundry too, but it's not so bad if you just ignore it in the washer and dryer! That way I tell my hubby that it's done while I work on a card....lol...he never believes me!
Hugs,
Barb

Suzanne J Dean said...

This is fantastic Stephanie--I adore every detail! Great colors, cute baby of course and love the inside just as much! Fabulous work!

hugz,
Suzanne

Zoe said...

Wow Stephanie I just looove how smooth your colouring is. This card is such a delight to look at. Sooo pretty with the pink and green. hugs xxoo

Jean said...

Wow Stephanie, this is so gorgeous.. Love the coloring, the layout, all the layering of papers, your use of nesties and just to overall card is so special.. A great card.. your coloring is so stunning.. TFS
Hugs, Jean

cabio's craft corner said...

That's so cute Stephanie! Love the multiple frames and fun fold :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Cor* said...

A wonderful card. love how it opens! Great coloring. Your flowers are PERFECT and I'm with ya, the Really Reasonable Ribbon packs ROCK!!! Thanks so much for sharing your bouncing baby, baby Tilda creation with us at Totally Tilda this fortnight! Corry & the TT Team!

Lizzy xx said...

Such an adorable card, beautifully coloured image & lush colour combo... Luv it!

Thank you for joining us at Sketch n Stash ...good luck!

xx Lizzy xx :)

Sue said...

aww this card is such a sweetie,really pretty colours and the inside looks fab too:)

Thank you for joining us at sketch n stash

sue
xx

Silvie Z said...

gorgeous card, Stephanie! Love the pretty color combo and the image is so sweet! The inside looks awesome too! Wonderful job!
hugs,
Silvie
xx

scrapperjulia said...

I love these bright and cheerful colors! Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at An Oldie but a Goodie Challenge!
Julia-Guest DT

Carol said...

Thank you so much for sharing the card and also for the links. I live in Hawaii and the link to the reasonable ribbon was awesome. I love the first birthday card. First birthdays are huge here in Hawaii. If I have that Magnolia stamp, I might scraplist/cardlift your idea for my niece's little girls first birthday coming up. We shall see. I'm kinda dopey on meds right now, so I don't even know if I'm functioning enough to make a card, but i'm going to try. So thanks for sharing and a wonderful idea. Aloha from Hawaii
carol

Ann Whitfield said...

Awww! This is so sweet Stephanie. I love both the colours and your colouring. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

cathylynn said...

Oh My Goodness this card is soooo cute!!! I love the colors, the inside and out. You spent some quality time with this one. GREAT!!! Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Annette22 said...

such a cute baby Tilda card, great colors and papers

thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale

xxx Annette

Bianca said...

What a super cute card! I really lovel it! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Jennifer said...

oooh isn't baby Tilda just such a cutie!! You have done a wonderful job on coloring her Stephanie. I'm afraid to admit I don't have any of these baby Tilda stamps....:( hmmm feel another order coming on....
Love the green and pink combo and the lovely organza ribbon sets it all off beautifully.
hugs

Jo said...

This is so cute. Your coloring is wonderful as well as the layout.

Aletha J. Williams said...

Stephanie, you did it again! This is so cute. I love your coloring and your layout. What was the finished size of your card? And I love your lilys.

Abbylicious said...

What a wonderful, adorable card! You did a fantastic job!!!
Judy K.

Christina C. said...

Stephanie, this is absolutely PHENOMENAL......I love this precious card!!!!! Fabulous layout and your coloring is magnificent.

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

Me too, love the colors, not to soft. Great card!
Bye Mascha

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card, she is so cute. Fantastic paper choice
Thanks for joining our challenge at OLDIE but a GOODIE, hope you’ll join us again
Hugz Fleur xXx

Anita said...

Very pretty. I love pink and green together and your little Tilda is adorable. Thanks for joining us in the Meljen's Designs Challenge this week.

craftybunny said...

Beautiful card inside and out and superb coloring.A lovely keepsake too.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
Lisa x

Lisette Morris said...

Just precious! I love the colors! Great card!

Susie Sugar said...

Wow this is fantastic , what a beautiful colour combo
Thanks for joining us at the Totally Tilda challenge this time
Hugs Susie & the TT DT xx

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Wonderful card! I love the colors you've used. thanks so much for joining us at Meljen's Designs!

Anne said...

Sooooo sweet. Thanks for linking up with us at Crafty Ann's. Hugs x

PokSa said...

Such a cute image. I love it and your card. Beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
Hugs Sandra

Lisa said...

What a lovely card and your colors are my favorites:)Thank you so much for playing with MelJen's this week.

Hugs,
Lisa

Julie said...

Fabulous card- love your colour combo especially, so pretty and your little Tilda is beautifully coloured!! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash this week, Juliexx

darling Ho said...

So cute! I love your Tilda and DP, pretty!
Thanks for join us at FTC,hope to see you soon.
~hugs~darling Ho~

Diane said...

Wowzers! Your cards are fabulous!
I didn't comment on all of them,but I just adore your work!
I'll def be back!

Spyder said...

Fabulous card, it's turned out perfect!Thank you so much for joining Quirky Crafts 'In The Spring Garden and to use pink and green',don't forget to come back later today to vote for your top three and ask your blogging buddies to vote for you!!

((Lyn))

craftykitten said...

Hello Stephanie,
Aww hun this is so totally adorable. I love pink and green together and I love the inside of your card too. Just gorgeous. Thank you for joining in with our Baby Baby challenge at Totally Tilda this time.
Hugs
Dawn and the TT DT xx

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