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Monday, July 11, 2011

July SFYTT: Oh Baby!

Good Monday morning! How was your weekend? Why do they go so fast?

I have been wanting to get a card in the mail for our niece who will be having a baby in October. Jen del Muro's Sketch For You To Try for July was perfect; the sponsor is MFT, so I went with this fun a' la mode image. Did you guess that the baby is supposed to be a girl?

The image is colored with pencils and the eyes are dotted with a black gel pen. I embellished simply with a felt flower and buttons. I borrowed a trick from Joanne Basile and used vellum for the sentiment. I could have made the image panel longer, but I didn't want to hide the DP. The vellum was the perfect solution!

Image/Sentiment: MFT a' la modes "Oh Baby!"
Paper: PTI Vintage Cream and Dark Chocolate, SU! Blushing Bride, My Mind's Eye DP, The Paper Studio Vellum
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Sakura Black Gel Pen
Embellies: Assorted Buttons
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, The Cat's Pajamas CutUps Die, PTI Felt (Raspberry Fizz/Dark Chocolate), DMC Floss

That's it for today; I'll be back tomorrow with another fun challenge from Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Thanks for stopping by!

Angela

7 comments:

Kathy said...

So cute, love your take on the sketch. The vellum sentiment looks great, neat idea. Your niece will love it.

Linda Palmer said...

I think this is so sweet. Your niece will love it. I love the sweet image and your fab coloring. Pretty papers too! Love the card!

Amy said...

Just darling!

Sara Paschal said...

Angela, this is just darling. love the sentiment on vellum strip;)

Saskia said...

So sweet! :)

Larissa said...

A very lovely card! The felt flowers are awesome and that vellum sentiment is so cute. I love how you coloured the image, such nice shading!

Chris said...

very cute, i love the vellum!!