Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Pink Dotty

I've made a really simple little card today, using my current favourite DP, a couple of scraps of pink ribbon, a strip of lace and some pearls.  Oh, and my new NESTIE !!! Yippee - I just love this Fleur de Lis one after seeing it on lots of blogs lately and couldn't resist a little purchase.  I think I'm addicted to these things (no cure being sought!).  I've used the smaller nestie on the inside of the card too, and used two complementary images of Baby Dotty from the fabulous Stamp Fairy.   

I double stamped the image and cut out the second one to layer it over the base image on sticky pads for depth.  I also used pink shimmer chalk around the base image and sentiment for shadow.  The "Congratulations" sentiment is one of my own, and you can download it from my Freebies page if you want it.   Finally, with all the detail on the beautiful paper and nestie, I actually resisted the urge to splatter-gun loads of flowers over the card for once!    Hope you like my "Dotty" card.

Front :

 Inside :

Full card (I'm a bit disappointed about the bad light
in the photo but I hope you get the idea) :

I've been inspired by the following
Have fun


sgc said...

Awesome card! I love the image--and I, too, want the new Nestie! I'm addicted to them also! Thanks for playing along with the Critter Sketch Challenge.

DesignerDiva said...

I love the nestie now I have to have it too, I love the baby its so cute but most of all I love your DP it matches my blog! I have to get some can you tell me who it's by? Thanks for joining in this week at MAWTT and good luck
Hugs Laurie x

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card, Netty, both inside and front! I do love the sweet images, papers, and, of course the Nestie. I don't think there is a cure for this addiction...lol! Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz!

Hugs, Dawn

Christine L said...

Awwww so lovely Annette.... yep that Nestie is on my shopping list too! Love the way you're doing your insides now.... it adds so much!
Christine x

Curlybear said...

Oh My Word this is so cute , beautiful design and colour theme,

Thank You for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 132 For A Baby

Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :) x.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

oh thats so sweet! Love the DP & the nestie shape!!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT & CYP this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Bea said...

What a cute card, and the images are just adrable :o)

Thanks for joining us at Secret crafter this week


Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

So sweet Netty and you have used one of my fave DP's

Thanks for joining us on our “For a Baby” Challenge this week on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

Hugs Jane x

Val said...

Hi Netty - this is so cute and you have put in some fabulous detail. Thanks so much for joining MAWTT this week. Please come back again.


Crystal said...

FAbulous colouring & I love your DP and how you added dimension! Thanks for playing along with us at Critter Sketch :)

Lindsey said...

Ooooh fabby card! LOVE the nestie and your couluring is gorgeous! Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog earlier!
Linds x

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Beautiful baby card and a great take on our sketch! Thanks for playing with Critter Sketch! Good luck, and hope to see you back again next week!

mommyof5kidz said...

Beautiful card!!! Thanks for playing with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

theCook said...

What a cute baby! Love that you used a second image for the inside... Thanks for playing with us at Totally Gorjuss challenge!

Tanya S said...

Great card hun!Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passions!!Hugs Tanya

Doreen said...

This is so cute.I love the image.xxx

Eiglas said...

Very cute card Hunni!
Thank you so much for sharing with us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week!

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love this image and you colored her wonderfully, really great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us this week @ Critter Sketch and we hope to see you next week :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Netty, love your card so cute and with the inside done too! hugs Samantha thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday this time, hope we see you next week too! :0)

Andie's Space said...

Hi Netty,
This is gorgeous. I love the image & those fab papers. The frame is pretty special too. Might 'need' one of those myself. Thanks for joining us this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge.
Andie xx

Lesley said...

Very cute card! Thanks for taking part in the SFC xx

Pascale said...

This is adorable thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Purple Frog challenge Hugs Pascale

Sharon Caudle said...

Adorable!!! Fabulous card!! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly!
hugs, Sharon

PaulaM said...

Lovely. I like the image - so adorable and the colors are perfect. Thanks for joining us this week at Top Tip Tuesday for our open challenge

Jeanne S said...

She is so sweet!!! Thanks for playing in the Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge!

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