Tuesday, February 22, 2011

My Pink Design Team - February!

I have had so much fun working with Robyn's newly released stamp sets.  Today I have chosen to feature a set called More Faithful Sayings.

I have a niece who just turned 8 and was baptized recently, but I wasn't able to be there so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to send her a card saying how proud we are of her.

I am seeing now that I have a little work to do as far as keeping a steady hand when using my Copics!  I'm just glad that I had them since I didn't have any flesh-toned cardstock.
Cricut CartridgesPlaytime, Winter Frolic (for the swirls), George & Basic Shapes
Stamps:  My Pink Stamper More Faithful Sayings
Paper:  Stampin Up, Georgia Pacific, Colorbok
Embossing:  Cuttlebug Victoria , Quickutz Flowers
Embellishments:  DCWV (buttons), Stickles, Recollections (pearls)

And here's another card featuring her new stamp set called Sport-tastic:
I have a confession to make:  we're not the biggest sports fans at my house.  We're more the artsy type, although I think this is going to have to change because my son needs an outlet for his oodles of energy!  But because of this I don't have any Cricut cartridges with a sports theme.  So I had to get creative.  I "built" this gold medal from the tabs feature on the Simply Sweet cartridge.  I just used the Gypsy (yes, I'm loving it more and more!) to remove the cut from the center.  Then I embossed the medal with an embossing folder from the Preserves Cricut Companion set.

Thanks for stopping by today, and if you haven't already be sure to stop by My Pink Stamper to check out all the wonderful My Pink Designer projects!


Amber said...

Beautiful card!! I love the embossing on the dress and that sweet little pearl necklace! It really brings it to life! I really love this stamp set! It is my fav of the new releases! TFS!

Shauna said...

Very pretty card!!! :)

Helen said...

This is such a beautiful card!! I'm sure she loved it :)

Edna said...

Wonderful creation, love all the great detail with the embossing to the pearl necklace and the touch of sparkle on her toes thanks for the inspiration :)

Cindylu2u said...

This is soo cute, look at those blingy shoes, love it!!

Maria said...

Your niece will love this! Her little dress and pearls are just precious!
Maria :)

Auntie Em said...

Sweet card! I love all the details you used and the little added touches of sparkle.
Thank you for sharing! :o)

tiarog said...

Very cute card, I have in the past before I got my cricut had a hard time finding Babtism cards, this is perfect.

CarrieAnne said...

I really love that medal. I with you - I have no sports cartridges, but this is a fantastic way to make your own. You are so creative!

readysetstamp said...

Such a cute card that you made for your niece. I saw the little girl and knew instantly which cartridge that was from. Aren't the images so cute on there?? I love how you made the card around the darling sentiment. I also love the extra stickles that you added and the swirls from Winter Frolic. It's amazing how many times you can play with a cartridge and then see someone use something(like the swirls) and think, "Hey! I didn't even see those on there. I need to have another look!" XOXO, Julie. :0)

Meesh said...

LOVE the buttons & embossing! The Gold Medal turned out perfect! :o)


DIANA L. said...

Just love both those cards, I have to get going on a nephews card I seeing his reminded me. TFS love all your stuff.


Nisson Family said...

I loved this card. Love the colors and different pattern papers you used. Really pretty.


{Raechel} said...

WOW love the sweet little girl! How special for your niece and what a great step for her to take..you are a proud AUNTIE!!

LOL about the SPORTS card! My family is the SAME! LOL

Handcrafted Simply by Us said...

Great Job, so cute..


Charlotte said...

Hi Andrea, I have something for you over on my blog. zi hope you like it.

flowerdisco said...

both cards are awesome but i love the dolly one :P

great job!!!!!!!!!!!!

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