Wednesday, July 23, 2008

But if you like dancing, I'll make it rain rhythm, and rhyme, and melodies, child...

Hey guys! Thanks for all the congrats & stuff about the Elzybells team. I feel loved! *grin*
Today my mind was on babies, since my BFF Peyton is due in September, but may be having her sweetie Olivia sooner than that. (sidenote: If you are the praying type, please keep Peyton & Olivia's health in yours. Good thoughts are awesome, too! Thanks!)

Ok, back to stamping. *wink*

I decided to use the Baby First set from My Favorite Things for this card. Love this set and its tiny baby images! JulieHRR issued a challenge for the Dirty Dare 2008, and I thought this would be perfect!
Cute, huh? I am pretty happy with how this turned out, white space and all. I stamped the mother and baby lamb and sentiment onto my Fabriano card base. After I watercolored the image and let it dry, I pierced a border around the image for a little more emphasis. The finishing touch is just a bit of Pink Taffeta ribbon. Love it!

I am fast and furious working on all the challenges for a "Day in the Life of a Dirty Girl." You can see all the info HERE if you're a Splitcoast Fan Club Member. Not a member? All the details are HERE. It's totally worth it!

Hope you have a fabulous day...see you tomorrow!


Stamps: Baby First (My Favorite Things)
Paper: Fabriano Card
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black
Accessories: Waterbrush & Reinkers, SU Taffeta Ribbon, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack

11 comments:

happiness blooms said...

Shannan, This card is adorable! I love the simplicity of it!
I am SO EXCITED for you being on the Elzybells team - you're gonna knock their socks off!!!

Cris A said...

This is soooo cute!! Where do you guys find all these fabulous stamps!! And why don't I have a store nearbyt that carries them?!

Karyn said...

Very cute card Shannan! I'm sure your friend will love it!! I'm hoping for a safe arrival of her baby.

HUGE congrats to you on being chosen for the Elzybells Design Team! You will be perfect and can't wait to see what you create! (now I just might have to get me some Elzy stamps..lol)

Christi said...

This is too sweet!! I will keep Peyton and baby in my prayers. Please keep us posted.

Alicia said...

Cute card! I joined the fan club this week and have been having so much fun with the challenges. I'll say a prayer for your friend and her baby.

Jessie/knightrone said...

Super cute!!

apigonfire said...

this is just adorable! I think I need this set (along with a bajillion others that all you wonderful stampers make me want!)
I *LOVE* the piercing around the image! perfect highlight!
~Kendra

peanutbee said...

I love this baby card! I really need to get some of that Fabriano paper...it always looks so pretty, gives the cards something extra. Adorable image too.

...and CONGRATS on the Elzy team!!

Shona said...

This is so cute! I'm so envious of your white space!! Ha ha! I have such problems with doing that. I just keep adding and adding - I don't know when to stop. I love the pierced border around the image too. Very clever! Great job!

carole (TruCarMa) said...

Awww... super sweet, Shannan! Love it!

dini said...

What an obscure and sweet, sweet song. I'm so behind on blogs...congrats on your new DT gig! Hugs, Dina

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