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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Baby Love


It is time for a new two-week challenge at Sugar Creek Hollow and this time we have a PHOTO INSPIRATION for you.  We want you to make a vintage or shabby chic card or other paper-crafted project using the photo below to guide you.  You can use the theme in the photo or the colours - I have chosen to incorporate both


I started with some white card stock from Staples for my blank and then added some pretty paper from Far Far Hill for the background.  Next I added some strips of complimentary paper from the Far Far Hill set. 

The two lace strips on the side came from my Mother-in-Law's sewing room.  I topped it with some satin ribbon from Kate's Paperie and a couple of teeny buttons from Dress It Up.

The image came from By Vintage Design and has been mounted on a piece of Recollections card stock and then framed with some pearl trim from my stash.  The little butterfly was done with a Martha Stewart punch and the body are pearl stickers from Recollections.  All the papers have been inked on the edges with Pumice Stone Distress Ink by Ranger.

The flowers are all from Wild Orchid Crafts and the sentiment was computer generated.  The little gold charm came from a store in Manhattan but I can't remember the name and the next time I was there I couldn't find it.

I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:

Creative Card Crew - Charms
Papertake Weekly - Bingo (Flowers, Free, Buttons)
Deep Ocean - Lace and Pearls
Craft Your Passion - Young at Heart

6 comments:

  1. Hi Cec.....this is so beautiful :-) the image is gorgeous but the papers and those amazing florals really set it off. Thanks for sharing

    Hugs Annie x

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  2. Gorgeous card, Cec! I love every detail, especially the double row of lace, those tiny baby buttons, incredible flowers--oh I did say I liked everything!

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  3. Gorgeous card Cec, the details and layers are lovely.
    Yvonne x

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  4. ahhh a lovely wee sweet card! I love your pram charm! thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew Charms Challenge. Irene DT xx

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  5. Gorgeous card and that lace is scrummy!

    Thank you for joining the challenge with the Creative Card Crew! I hope you can join us again in our new challenge which started today!

    Sheena
    xxx

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Cec