"A kitten with a leaf to chase
Exhibits beauty, form, and grace."
I am here with a fun little baby card I made for a friend's grandbaby. For my background, I wanted a subtle baby quilt look, so I glued strips of two patterned papers on some cardstock and then cut strips of them horizontally. By offsetting the patterns, it gave me the quilt square look I wanted.
I employed my double embossing technique over the layered background by using my Darice - Interlocking Circles folder, then sponging lightly with Versamark, and then heat embossing with white powder. Thank you to Karen Ladd who named that technique for me...double embossing. I think it makes my background look even more like a quilt. What do you think?
I wanted to personalize this card with the baby's name, so I pulled out some ancient alpha stamps. I stamped her name with Distress Ink-Worn Lipstick and heat embossed with clear powder directly onto some hearts I had punched out of Add a Little Dazzle white craft metal. Fun!!!
The white metal has almost a blue tone to it, so I chose white, pink, and blue Prima flowers. To tone the pink and blue down a little bit, I "painted" them with a bit of water and Perfect Pearls (in the original Perfect Pearl color!). A sweet bit of pink and white ribbon and another flower finished everything up.
Hope you like my card. It was a lot of fun using my Add a Little Dazzle craft metal. I need to use it more often!!!
Thanks for stopping by my blog. I appreciate each and every comment!!! Have a very lovely mid-week!!!
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1. Add a Little Dazzle Dazzling Diva Challenge #60 - Flowers or Anything Goes
2. A Blog Named Hero - Challenge Time - Personalize
3. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
4. Inspired By Stamping - Monthly Blog Challenge - IBSIC #90
5. DL.Art January Linky Challenge - Anything Goes