Saturday, May 10, 2008

Rock a bye baby

I came into my studio last night to make a birthday card for DH for work tonight, two thank you cards and a birthday card for a teenager and this is what I ended up with!

I'm not sure where the idea for this one came from but I'm really pleased with it and it also fits the first challenge on a brand new blog called Stamp Something and this is what they were looking for OK, now to the challenge! This whole endeavor is a first for all of us, so in keeping with the theme of "Firsts," our challenge this week will be "First Somethings." Challenge yourself to try something entirely new. Attempt a new layout or color combination or a new technique or fancy fold/card style that you've been wanting to try but have been putting off. You could also just keep with the theme of "Firsts" and make a card for a first birthday, a first baby, a first house, a first car, or any other first you can think of. Keep it as simple or as complicated as you'd like.

The image was sat on my desk from playing with my new stamps the other day. It's another Maggie stamp and I thought it was perfect for a new baby card (I plan to make another one later in blue) The curtains were cut from Pink Petticoat paper, the 'wallpaper' is from The Funky One Bows and peel off are from my stash.
The second card is the one I came to make for DH. He is DJing a 50th birthday party this evening and always takes a card for the client.

The numbers are handcut again using a paper from The Funky One by Anice, the background has been Cuttlebugged using the Swiss Dots folder and the birthday cake is a Sizzlit die.

My last card for now is one of the thank you cards I needed to make.

Paper is from one of the new Papermania 6x6 pads, the stamp is Hero Arts coloured with pearlescent paints and tied with pale pink organza ribbon and the greeting is from Craftwork Cards. Sorry about the naff photo but it was taken at about 11.15 last night.

Now I need to make another thank you card and a birthday card for a teenage girl and then back to the stationery.

Whatever you are up to this weekend, have a good one. Thanks for looking.


Jo said...

Yet more fabulous cards Jackie! How do you do it?!!! Love the one you've made for the Stamp Something's beautiful :)

Kathy said...

Great cards Jackie - they are all lovely but my fave is the last one

Denise~ said...

Gorgeous cards! I love that first one with the peek through the curtains at the sweet images. Lovely! Thanks for playing along! :)

traciejane said...

gorgeous card, I love the design on the baby card, they're all fab :-)x

kath said...

Hi Jackie
Pop along to my blog for a nice surprise

Lisa H. said...

very lovely. I really like the first card and how you did the "curtains" with the pattern paper. great job!

Beth said...

Such a cute baby card, I love the 'curtains'!

Sue said...

Jackie your cards are beautiful, I specially love the baby one xx