Oh baby,baby

NEW BEGINNINGS is the theme  at AiFactory Challenge  this week.So new baby,home,job etc. or any other new occasion.You don’t need an AiFactory image to join in but there are some freebies if you’d like one of their images.You have until 11:59 EST Wednesday12th January to upload your project.If you’re uploading your project from an online gallery please tag your project with AIF063 so that we can find it easily and  leave you a comment.So stop by the challenge site to check out full details.Don’t forget to take a look at the beautiful DT creations while you’re there!

For my card I’ve used Cute Set of Booties.I wanted to stay away from the usual pink for a girl,blue for a boy or lemon if you make your card beforehand and don’t know !So I chose this houndstooth check paper.Initially I was going to team it with chocolate but the hit upon the idea of using kraft card.I paper pieced the booties then coloured the rest with Promarkers,using Metallic Silver for the eyelets.As I felt this was  a boy’s card I wanted to keep it quite simple so I added a little ribbon to the sentiment and some piercing to the top corners of the image and sentiment.I’m pleased how this turned out after trying something new.

Supplies :
Image : Cute Set of Booties from AiFactory
Sentiment : Computer generated by me!
Mediums : Promarkers,Cosmic Shimmer Specialist Craft PVA glue
Card & paper : DP K & Co,kraft cardstock,Papermania Textured Card 12 x 12
Tools : X-Cut guillotine,Martha Stewart score board,Siesta Large Corner Rounder Punch,Nestabilities Classic Rectangle Large and Classic Scalloped Rectangle Large,Martha Stewart Dotted Scallop Slim Edger Punch,Piercing Tool (Pokey Tool),Decoupage scissors,Big Shot
Embellishments : Kars X-Mas Collection X-Mas Assortment 1 ribbon

Here are some challenges this card is for :

Fairy Fun Friday : New Beginnings
Fun At Fairy Knoll : Anything Goes
Sew Many Cards : New Things
Catch The Bug : Anything Goes
Ellephantastic : New Beginnings
One Stop  Craft : New Beginnings
Crazy 4 Challenges : Celebrate Something
Crafty Ho’s : Babies
Sundays With Crissy : Ribbons
Pile It On : Brand Spanking New
Quirky Crafts : New Beginnings
The Crazy Challenge : All Things New
Whoopsi Daisy : Free & Easy
Papertake Weekly : Anything Goes
Try It On Tuesdays (formerly Tuesday Taggers) : New Beginnings
Creative Cottage : Something New
Fab ‘n’ Funky : Anything Goes
The Pixie Cottage : Sketch and/or Punches (just punches)
Simon Says Stamp : New Beginnings


Lisa x

33 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jill
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 11:59:31

    Really lovely understated image – just says what it means without being fussy! Lovely card! Thanks for sharing at Ellephantastic this month and hope to see you next time. Jill


  2. heidy
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 12:41:11

    Wow this is so cute!!
    Thanks for joining fab’n’funky this week


  3. Catherine
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 14:59:58

    Thank you for joining us at Catch the Bug this week with such a sweet card ! Love the DP and the paper piecing ! Good luck ! Smiles from Catherine


  4. Mona Eidhammer
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 15:46:39

    Such a cute card. Love how you matched the shoe pattern with the back panel. Thanks for playing with us at WhoopsiDaisy this week. Hugs…Mona


  5. Katie
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 16:33:38

    Adorable image and I love the paper piecing!
    Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week 🙂


  6. Tamara Morton
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 16:36:12

    Hi Lisa, I simply love the colour and shades you have used for your card. A perfect example of a baby card. Thanks for joining us at Ellephantastic this month. Hope to see you again for our next challenge. Hugs


  7. Rae Anne Springer
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 17:08:51

    Oh how precious! The paper-pieced baby booties are too-too much, and I love the pattern and monochromatic green! Thanks so much for participating in Catch the Bug’s Anything Goes swap with Bugaboo Stamps! 😀 MWAH!


  8. Brandi
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 19:10:09

    Wonderful card ~ love the paperpiecing, it the perfect touch! 🙂 Thanks for joining us at Fairy Knoll ~ Smiles ~ Brandi


  9. Lorraine
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 20:33:05

    Fabulous card the colours and image along with the great paper piecing looks super, thank you so much for joining us at One stop Crafts this week.
    Lorraine x


  10. Sadia
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 21:36:25

    that’s nice and cute, perfect for a baby! =) I like the soft colours…
    thanks for playing at The Pixie Cottage


  11. Rebekah
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 22:59:08

    What wonderful work thanks for sharing at the creative cottage hugs Rebekah xx


  12. Shelley
    Jan 06, 2011 @ 23:53:20

    This looks amazing, love the paper piecing, thanks for joining in this weeks Fairy Knoll Challenge. Hope to see you again next week. Hugs Shelley xx


  13. Jodi
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 02:47:56

    Sweet baby card!! Love the paper pieced shoes!! Thanks for joining us at Sunday’s With Crissy!!
    Jodi =)


  14. Davi
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 06:50:15

    Wonderful sweet card! Love the shoes great job on them! Thanks for sharing with us at The Pixie Cottage this week.


  15. cheryl
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 08:39:10

    oh this is so cute,beautiful colurs on this too,gorgoues detail
    bless you for playing at the pixie cottage hope too see you again soon,hugs cheryl xxxxx


  16. Adrina
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 12:41:52

    What a lovely tiny little shoes.
    I like the sweet green color.
    Thanks for joining The Pixie Cottage this week.
    Adrina XX


  17. debby4000
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 13:44:17

    Oh this is so cute, fabulous card.


  18. PatR
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 14:13:44

    Cute card perfect for the TIOT challenge. Thanks for joining us. xx


  19. Caro
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 14:57:11

    What an absolutely gorgeous card! Thank you so much for joining in with us at Quirky Crafts


  20. Amy
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 16:04:18

    This is so sweet! I love that you paper pieced it. Thanks for joining Bugaboo for their Catch the Bug challenge.


  21. Rica
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 20:47:57

    Gorgeous card – fabulous choice of colours and papers and fantastic paper piecing.

    So glad you could join us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge,
    Heather xx


  22. Spyder
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 23:06:44

    Lovely idea, cute booties! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft’s New Beginnings Challenge this time round!! Happy New Year


  23. ginny
    Jan 08, 2011 @ 00:04:35

    fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF 🙂


  24. Shelley
    Jan 08, 2011 @ 00:07:32

    Such a great card!! Thanks for joining in this weeks One Stop Craft Challenge. Hugs Shelley xx


  25. Helen / Ellephantastic
    Jan 08, 2011 @ 13:11:15

    aww sweet shoes! Love the card too he he! Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic this month. Good luck! Hugs Helen & Elle DT x x


  26. Hazel (didos)
    Jan 08, 2011 @ 17:22:42

    Hi, WOW this is a super card. Thanks for taking part in Ellephantastic this month, Hazelxox


  27. Emma
    Jan 08, 2011 @ 20:44:45

    What a lovely card. I love the booties. Thanks for joining us at TIOT’s this week. Emma xx


  28. Helen
    Jan 08, 2011 @ 23:46:05

    Sweet card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x


  29. min lille håndarbeidsblogg
    Jan 09, 2011 @ 15:15:08

    beautiful card

    thanks for playing with us at Pile It On.

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT Pile It On


  30. Kelly Smith
    Jan 09, 2011 @ 16:24:17

    Lovely, thanks for joining in at Crazy Challenge this week


  31. Michelle
    Jan 09, 2011 @ 23:43:16

    Gorgeous sweet card, Happy New Year to you and thanks for taking part in our first challenge of 2011! Hope to see you again next month!
    Elle DT


  32. Lisette
    Jan 10, 2011 @ 12:35:52

    Just precious! Love the paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at the Pixie Cottage.


  33. Spyder
    Jan 15, 2011 @ 00:09:10

    It’s time to vote for your favourite card and get all your blogging buddies to vote for you!! So hop over to Quirky Craft’s! and vote!!



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