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Sunday, 4 August 2013

Ching-Chou Kuik - Growing Love

Here is a card I have made for quite a few people to sign.  It's for a lady who has found out she's pregnant after having IVF so we thought she deserved a special card.  I have used the Sweet Pea Stamps image by Ching-Chou Kuik called "Growing Love" which is available as a rubber stamp.  I have kept the colour scheme pastel yellow and green and steered away from pink or blue.  The backing papers I was given.  I have coloured the image in with my Promarkers/Flexmarkers and highlighted areas with my Pan Pastels and white gel pen.  I have die-cut a Marianne Designs shape along with a Spellbinders butterfly and rubbed Imagination Crafts Diamond Sparkle onto it for some glitter and shine.  I have finished the card off with pearls, seam binding ribbon bow, flowers and Craftwork Cards die-cut sentiment.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Card Mania - Summer blooms
Ladybug Crafts - Something floral
Marianne's Design Divas - Layer it up
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Pastel colours
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
Crafty Calendar - Anything goes
A Gem of a Challenge - Anything pearlescent
2 Sisters - Anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - Anything goes with pearls
Cupcake Inspiration - Photo inspiration
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes

18 comments:

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card Ginny x

Jill Tiffany said...

Pretty card Kym. Love the pastel colors. Thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Inspirations n 2 Sisters Challenge. Have a great day!
Hugs, Jill

jiecraft.blogspot.com

PaperDaisies said...

Just stunning. Love your choice of image. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

Tina said...

beautiful card,and lovely colors and details..thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

Tina
sweetie dt

Indy said...

Absolutely stunning! So glad you used the colors from this week's Cupcake Inspirations challenge!
{hugs}
Debbie

Aunty Sue said...

Such a lovely card and great image thanks for sharing at crafty cazt this week

coops said...

so beautiful kym.gorgeous pretty image and i love your soft colours ;D

xx coops xx

carol said...

wonderful card and a lovely idea....thanks for joining our challenge this week at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice card!!!

Chana said...

Hi, Kym! This is awesome. Very nicely conceived and executed. Thanks for stopping by our house at 613 Avenue Create. We love your visits!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Angelique said...

Fabulous. Gorgeous image and colouring, love the butterfly, its beautiful.
Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create

Huggsss, Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Sonia Kertznus said...

Very pretty...thanks 4 linking at SACC and good luck...SK :)

Rene said...

How pretty!!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week! Good luck!
Rene :D

Hazel said...

Gorgeous card x

Suzi said...

A fabulous card Kym, lovely dies and image. Thank you for joining us over at Marianne Design this month. Good luck in the draw.
Hugs
Suzi x

Sharon said...

What a sweet image that is. I am sure the recipient will love your card. Thanks for joining in the fun at TG this week. Sharon

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Kym, love the image & pretty design. Thanks for joining us at AGOAC.

Donna x

Kimberly Clark said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge blog!! Hope to see you join us again… we just started a new challenge today!! Kimberly DT – Paper Munch Designs