Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Fab 'n' Funky - Hearts & Flowers

I swear time speeds up each year! I can't believe it's already February, and yep, it's time for our next challenge at Fab 'n' Funky. The funky chicks have all been working hard on their DT posts, so head on over to the challenge blog to see what they've been up to. Our lovely Pat, has chosen the theme 'Hearts & Flowers' for this challenge and we're being sponsored by the lovely folks at Craft Classes Online.

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I have so many people to make new baby cards for lately, so I worked this theme into a card for a lovely friend who recently had a baby boy. She's really fun loving, so I went for a cheeky sentiment in celebration of the happy event. I used the gorgeous pregnancy image called 'About to Pop' by Krista Smith of Saturated Canary. I just love her pregnancy images. I've more cards to make, so I'm sure I'll be using another of hers very soon. I've yet to have another go at my wee newborn book and my sis is due any day now, so I'd better get cracking! Here are some other 'New Mama' cards I've made using lovely images from Krista, here, here and here. She has an utterly gorgeous new pregnancy image out too, which I know I want to ink up soon. It's part of her Valentine's Bundle, you can check that out here.

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Recipe:
Card: 6x6 Blank
Heart Pins: The Ribbon Girl
Inks: Promarkers & Distress Ink
Sentiment: ColorInk Digital Stamps
Papers: Magazine Freebie (details later)
Ribbon: Wide Cranberry Gingham - Stash

I have family coming to stay, so I've been in a tail spin preparing my house, I've still lots to do, so no time for long posts! Thanks for popping in today. I hope you've enjoyed your visit, do pop over to the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge blog to check out what my talented teamies have been up to too and come and join us for some 'Hearts & Flowers' fun. I'll be back again soon with another crafty adventure. Have an awesome day. Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries:
Live & Love Crafts: #32 ~ Hearts
Papertake Weekly: Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursdays: #358 ~ Stamping Mad
Allsorts Challenge Blog: #296 ~ Flower Power
Bunny Zoes Crafts Challenges: January ~ Hearts
Whimsy Stamps Challenge: #79 ~ New Beginnings
Simons Says Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes
I Love Promarkers: #255 ~ Lots of Love (Celebrating a Mama's Love)
Simon Says Monday Challenge: 'H' is for Happy, Hopeful, Homemaker & Hearts.
As You Like It Challenge: Mat or Shiny & Why ~ Photos, I always choose matte not shiny, I'm not big on mirri card, I love glitter and glossy accents, but I love the papers to preferably have a matt finish. I'm not big on the whole shiny gold craze going on in craft right now, understated and elegant is my preference, not loud and flashy. So definitely matte!

Saturated Canary Facebook Challenge: Anything Goes

27 comments:

Wendy said...

This is gorgeous Wends, fabulous image and sentiment and love those flowers.
Hugs
Wendy xx

Wendy said...

This is gorgeous Wends, fabulous image and sentiment and love those flowers.
Hugs
Wendy xx

Chris said...

Fab card Wends! Great image, beautiful colouring and brilliant sentiment! Lovely design too with the eyecatching gingham bow and beautiful flowers!
Chris
x

Pat K said...

Absolutely fabulous Wends...adorable image and sentiment with beautiful design. hugs, Pat K xx

Alison Barlow said...

Fantastic card, Wends - love the image and sentiment and the embellies are beautiful.
Hugs, Alison xx

Mynn xx said...

Your coloring is totally gorgeous, Wends! Love those big blooms, too! I'm sure this card will be cherished. :) Hugs! Mynn xx

Elizabeth S said...

Super cute card, thank you for joining in the challenge over on the I love promarkers challenge this week. Lizzie xx

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creation here today and all those gorgeous colours, just adore this....xxx{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Jacee said...

Super card, love your design and the image is coloured perfectly, lovely!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Beautiful card Wendy....Love the super image ...great colours and design...Joolsx

Pat said...

Great card Wends, lovely image and gorgeous bow.

Pat xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Wendy this is absolutely gorgeous a beautiful image a fantastic sentiment and a stunning design, superb creation
hugs
lorraine x

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Wendy - adorable image and your flowers are soooooo beautiful.
Debs xx

Ginny said...

cute image, gorgeous card :)

Judith said...

ooo - fab card Wends! love that lush bow and pretty flowers and a greta sentiment too! hugs Judith x

Mervi said...

Gorgeous card, so beautiful colouring.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

Elise said...

Wendy! This is so funny! I was just thinking of you .. and you visited my blog!!!!!! heheheheheh! :) Thank you so much!

Now your card is so BEAUUUUUTIFUL! I love this little preggo gal and your flowers and ribbon is just STUNNING too!!! Love this!!!!!!

Enjoy your family! :)

Big Hugs,
Elise

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, "WOW" is all I can say :0))) thank you for your support sweetie it means the world to me Hugs Pops x

coops said...

so stunning wendy.really love your design and papers and the image is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Beebeebabs said...

Very cute card and image thanks for sharing!!!

Suzanne C said...

Cute card and sweet design! sure to be appreciated by the recipient! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous cardWendy, lovely image and beautiful bow. Thanks for sharing over on AYLI. Carol xx

Zw@@n said...

Beautiful card, Wendy. I love your colouring on that sweet image and great lay out. Thank you for playing with us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

Jane said...

Thanks for your lovely comments Wendy xx I have a confession to make tho....I always go for the black and grey pencils when I am being lazy or don't have time to use my pens as I take soooooo long to colour!lol

Louise F said...

OMG Chick - that sentiment ROCKS! Love the card and the gorgeous rich colours x

Sandra Mathis said...

Hiya; long time no see, hope you've been well! What a fun card; looooove the cool sentiment. Thanks for joining LLC for our hearts challenge.

Take care.
Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Crafteezee said...

Adorable. Thanks for joining us at LLC.
Hugs Tracy x

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