Friday, 5 July 2013

JAI #172 & CASE this Sketch #35

Hi there everyone and happy Friday!

I am so happy that I have been able to make a card that is not related to my DT duties. It is just so nice to grab inspiration from other blogs and create something in your own time.

I have some great friends coming up my way tomorrow to take me out for my birthday. I am really, really excited. Living in a remote area can cause a bit of cabin fever at times but that's why I craft! It is my own little happy place. We are off to see a movie and then dinner. Cannot wait!!!!!

One of my friends has just become a first time Aunty. I know! Another baby!!! So, I decided to use inspiration from two challenge blogs to make her a card.

I have used the photo inspiration over at Just Add Ink which is the front of the new Stampin Up catalogue.


I then combined this with the sketch at CASE this Sketch



Here is my card -



Excuse the poor photography. I don't usually take my photos at night.

These new stamps of mine have been giving me their money worth! I love them so much.

I mainly drew inspiration from the colours in the photo that JAI provided. I embossed the small panel with my Lattice folder which was inspiration taken from the wood frame the girl is holding.

I have used my Banner Greetings (SU), Itty Bitty Banners (SU) and French Foliage (SU) stamp sets.

Well, I hope my friend likes this card (I'm sure she will).  I also loved this sketch!

Thanks so much for looking xx


16 comments:

  1. Hi Kylie, Happy Birthday for tomorrow! I live in a remote area too and my escape is to head to my sister's in Brisbane to enjoy shopping and craft shows, so I know what you mean :) Love your card, great take on these challenges :) Cathy x

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  2. Happy birthday for tomorrow Kylie and I hope you have a great day:) Your card is wonderful and I am sure your friend will love it! Big hugs xx

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  3. Another lovely clean design for a baby card! I really like those banners with sentiments and how you arranged them on this card.

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  4. Happy Birthday Kylie, hope your day is wonderful! xx
    Love your cute take on the inspiration, the twine. splotches and Banners make a very sweet baby combo! Lovely to have you join us at Just Add Ink.

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  5. Happy Birthday Kylie! I hope you have a fab time with your friends.

    I'm sure your friend will love the card you've made, it's really sweet

    Bev x

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  6. What a fun baby card - love all the sentiment banners! and happy b'day to you too! sounds like you are having a fun celebration - good for you!!

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  7. Fabulous card, Kylie. I love the embossed background with the banners and the splotchy background. Have a great time tomorrow! Hugs, Sue x

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  8. Love this Kylie - so nice to see such a colourful baby card. Hope you have a lovely birthday tomorrow - Jacqueline xx

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  9. Happy Birthday Kylie!
    You've created a lovely card with our inspiration picture this week at Just Add Ink.

    Trish
    JAI Design Team

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  10. Hope you had a lovely birthday Kylie. Firstly, I love your blog title, now you're addicted to butterflies, that made me laugh! This is a very sweet baby card. I love the banner stamp too.
    Louise - JAI Design Team

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  11. How beautiful Kylie! I love what you did with this sketch! I hope I get time to make a card using it!

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  12. What a great card, Love how you have made those sentiment banners!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS(E) this Sketch this week!

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  13. Hi Kylie, love your take on the inspiration photo at JAI this week. These colours make for a gorgeous baby card! Thanks for playing!

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  14. Lovely card - I especially like the way you have stamped the background. Chantell JAI

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  15. I love how you took the colour and texture inspiration from the inspiration photo Kylie to make a lovely baby card. Hope you had a fun celebration dinner. Big Happy Birthday wishes from me! x

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  16. This is too cute for words, Kylie! What a lovely baby card - the texture is awesome! Thanks so much for playing with us at the CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge - we're so glad you did!!

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