Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Precious Little Angel

I made this card for a friend who will be having her baby girl any time soon.  I just got this wonderful image from Bugaboo Stamps and thought it would be perfect for a rocking stepper card.  (And also for their latest challenge, which is a Bingo challenge.  I am going all out on this one and opted for the 'full house'!)
I usually colour images with watercolour pencils, but I have just invested in some ProMarkers.  I have only coloured a few images so far, so I'm still practising. I don't have a lot of colours yet, so can't do any amazing blending techniques. They take a bit of getting used to, but don't smell as much as I thought they would and are good value for a starter to alcohol inks. 
If you would like to make a similar card, I followed instructions from Beccy's Place.

I have used the following materials to create this card:

  • Card from my stash
  • Bugaboo image - Moon Baby, Sweet Dreams
  • Patterned papers & banner free from Making Cards magazine
  • Buttons & pearls from Papermania
  • Whispers ink pad
  • Promarkers
  • Sizzix flower die and dotty embossing folder
  • Outline stickers from Little Claire Designs

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:


16 comments:

  1. Wunderschöne Karte und die Form ist super
    glg Gertrude

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  2. Aww this is really sweet Nicola! such a cute image and I love the card shape and the pretty papers and flowers! :-)
    Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week!
    Hugs Sue B xxx

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  3. Aw, this is really sweet, your friend will love it. Thanks for playing our 'reds' challenge at the Clear it Out blog :)

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  4. Just gorgeous, thank you for playing along with us at PFP this week & good luck. Jane x

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  5. Oh sooo sweet! Love the colors and the cute stamp! Thank you for playing along in the theme I choose over at Passion for ProMarkers. Hugs Lotta xx

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  6. This is too cute! Love the shape and the adorable image. Thanks for playing along with us at Clear It Out Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

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  7. This is so sweet! I love the card shape: I am terrible at making the rocker cards, so I am going to stare at yours for a while in envy. lol!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week for the Catch the Bug Challenge! Hope to see you again!

    Cheryl First
    aka Cafexpressions
    DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

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  8. Gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at PFP this week and good luck :)
    Hugs Anna

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  9. What a cutie, love the image and the shape is super, she'll love it. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
    Hugs Sue W.

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  10. This is the perfect shape for this sweet image. Love the pink and red together and the placement of those pretty flowers. The sentiment banner is an awesome touch. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes/Valentine's/Love Challenge this fortnight at Craftitude. I hope we see you again soon.

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  11. What a great project, very cute!! Thanks so much for joining us for our Feb Bingo Challenge at Catch the Bug, I hope you join us again very soon.

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  12. Beautiful card! Thank you for joining our Make it Sparkle with Bling Challenge over at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

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  13. Cute card
    Thank you for joining us at cards galore challenge 2
    Gemma xx

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  14. This card is so cute. Do you mind giving more details ( size and where the folds are) please?

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    1. I have added a link to the blog I found the instructions on

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  15. Lovely card - so sweet! Thanks for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Add some Bling Challenge #2. Kx

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I am always trying to learn new techniques and improve my cardmaking and colouring skills, so your feedback and comments are greatly appreciated.
Many thanks, Nicola x

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