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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Little boy blue


I was asked by a neighbour to make two cards, 1 for her daughter who had just had a baby boy and the other was to give to her grandson so he didn't feel left out. As I wasn't very busy I set to work, my first card is an 8x8 and started off with a mirror board matt to which I added some gingham paper leaving a small border. I then made another matt and layered it with stripe paper again leaving a border, I turned down one corner  and placed a small piece of ribbon in the top left corner of the small matt before adding a nested shape. I then stamped my image from the new swalk range and coloured with spectrum noirs. I then cut the image with a smaller nested shape and layered it onto the first. To finish I added a sentiment, bow and some gems.

My second card was a 6x6 and as I usually do I made a matt and layered it with some patterened paper with a small border left. I stamped my image which was also from the swalk range and after colouring it  and rounding the corners I placed it onto a blue matt. I made a small matt and also layered it with the same patterned paper used on the main card. I then layered all onto my base card and added the sentiment and rosette to finish.
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19 comments:

  1. Two beautiful cards Sheila, great idea with the Number One Brother.

    Sue x

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  2. Both are lovely cards Sheila, lovely layouts.

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  3. I'm sure your neighbour is going to love these two cute cards Sheila. The baby is lovely and his brother is really going to think he is No.1
    Eileen x

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  4. Thank you Tracy, Sue, Kandy and Eileen for all your lovely comments x

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  5. Two beautiful cards I love the designs and the images are so cute.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Whoops forgot to leave a comment! Cute cards Sheila, fab job colouring in too! Now a new follower!
    Debbie x

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  7. Aw! These are so lovely Sheila, both lovely images and great layouts xxx

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  8. Totally cute cards. Beautiful. I have become a follower.

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  9. Lovely cards Sheila as always, lovely idea so that the grandson doesn't feel left out.x

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  10. Thank you Cliona and Kathy for your lovely comments x

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  11. Fabulous cards as usual Sheila.

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  12. Two gorgeous cards - lovely colouring - I bet they were loved! :)

    Mandy :)

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