Wednesday, July 7, 2010

JustRite Friday Challenge 025: Inside Out

This week's fun challenge at JustRite Stampers required us to use their sentiment stamps inside and out on our projects. Since I had a card in mind for a friend who's expecting a baby girl and whose favorite color just happens to be pink, I needed to create my own original sentiments, so this was a perfect challenge! I had sooo much fun pulling together lots of little pink details for this card, none the least of which is the library card download I used, which can be found here. Thanks so much to Heather Nichols for letting us have this little gem for free! For my Title, Author and Issued To sections I used my JRS 15-pt. Times New Roman alphabet to create them! LOVE that you can create any sentiment your heart desires -- especially when I did my inside verse (second photo). Since my friend "teaches teachers" in her job, I think she'll appreciate the library card & "as a new chapter begins" analogy I used, as well as the pink girliness! ;-)
I'm also linking this card to The Shabby Tea Room Challenge #17 for this week: to "make an impression" by using embossing, which I used inside and out also!
EDITED TO ADD: I'm a huge fan of Papertrey Ink (whom Heather Nichols designs for) and discovered the very day after this post that PTI is releasing the library card as a stamp & an accompanying library pocket die also!!! The PTI reveals begin July 10th & release will be on July 15th, if you're interested!!! Thanks for stopping by!!!
Paper: DeNami Design's: Pink CS; DCWV patterned baby paper; white CS (stash)

Stamps: JRS Times New Roman 15-pt.; PTI (footprint)
Ink: Versacolor's Pink pigment ink
Embellishments: Martha Stewart tags; Heidi Grace Heart Accents; Heidi Swapp Ghost Alpha Letter; Provo Craft's Dotted Swiss EF; safety pin, pearls, tulle, ribbon, rick-rack from stash
Tools: Martha Stewart Doily Hearts punch


Tanya said...

This is sooooo cute!Love the library card,(thanks for the link, I will have to find a way to use it!) Love the swiss dots EF, my fave,the ric rac is perfect. And I adore that doily punch! Your friend will love this, so sweet.

Debbie said...

So absolutely adorable! Such a pretty in pink baby girl card ... I {heart} all the special little touches - tulle, safety pin! Thanks so much for sharing this little cutie pie with us this week in the Tea Room :)

Sheri said...

Really very pretty! I love the punch, the ribbon and embossing too! And there is that doily again! ;)

Lisa said...

Ohhh this card is gorgeous! All my favorites, pink and girlie! Thanks for playing in the Tea Room this week!

Nicole said...

Sweet baby card~love the polka dots! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous Marge, I love the doily and the sentiments are perfect! Beautiful card your friend will treasure. Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

Deb Hickman said...

Such a gorgeous baby card!Love all the little details!

Audrey Pettit said...

How sweet this is! I just adore all those embossed dots. Thanks for sharing this with us in the Tea Room.

Gwen said...

oh how adorable & oh so much sweetness! love that shade of pink & all the little touches!!!LOVE it!!

Sylvia said...

Marge, This card is gorgeous! I just had to come to comment about your comment on my blog. I moved from southernmost Colorado a year ago. I had several hummingbird families that I fed. They came every year with the little ones. I have none here, I guess it is just too hot. They would always come when they heard me talking with my cats. The day I left they heard us talking and come to say goodbye. They are so social. Sorry to take up so much space. Your comment made me homesick for Colorado!

Angela said...

this is a very cute card Marge. I love the soft look of the colors. Very "girlish"



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