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Sweet Baby Jake:

Good morning all!  Can you believe that it's Friday already tomorrow?!  Blink and the week is over.

This week StampFairy is sponsoring Charisma Cardz' hearts and flowers challenge.

Okay, I am not sure why I thought about stamping in grey was a good idea, but it wasn't.  I am not pleased at all with Jake - he looks faded and washed out.  Poor little guy!  Lesson learned :)

Though I wasn't too happy with faded Jake, I did think I was rather clever using this heart charm.  It's actually the ridged backside of the charm that I filled with glue and glitter

Card Ingredients:  StampFairy digi, MME papers, Recollections cardstock, Prismacolor pencils, American Crafts jute, Gelly Roll white pen, Martha Stewart Swan flocking powder, Recollections gems, Prima flowers, Blue Moon charm, Martha Stewart Feldspar glitter.  Tools:  mineral spirits and blending stumps, sewing machine, Making Memories edge ripper, CC Designs Olive Branch cutters, Oval and Scalloped Oval Nesties.

I made this card for the following challenges:  Cutie Pie - 3 textures, 613 Ave Create - anything w kraft, Here Come the Boys - BINGO (blue, die cuts, blue), Sunday Sketch & Stamp - sketch:

Have a wonderful Thursday, thanks for the visit and don't forget to stay warm and cozy!



Angi Barrs said…
Love little Jake. Must get one for card making soon.
Chrissy said…
Gorgeous card Deanne, I think Jake looks fabulous and the flowers amd heart are the papers and colours...gorgeous card.

catherine said…
This is beautiful and thanks for joining us over at Sunday Sketch and Stamp this week
x catherine
Chana Malkah said…
This is just too cute! I love your design. Lots of visually interesting details employed here! Thanks for stopping by our house at 613 Avenue Create!

BTW, Jake doesn't looked washed out to me. He looks soft and baby like. I think using the grey was an "outside the box" choice that works well. IMHO
Unknown said…
Hi Deanne, awwww such a sweet image (and I don't think he looks washed out at all!).

Wonderful embellishments and lovely colour choices.

Thanks for joining in with us this time at The Cutie Pies.

Anonymous said…
Deanne~You could go to my blog & see that I am always learning from my mistakes. LOL However, looking at Jake through another pair of eyes: I see him as warm & fuzzy. He is very cute & I love all of the embellies you chose to go with him. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.
Lynne said…
I absolutey love the teal and yellow flowers, paper and charm that you adorned your Baby Jake card with. Lovely in every way! Baby Jake looks precious to me.
Sheila H said…
Such a sweet baby card! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create.
Ros Crawford said…
Love love love this image ... so lovely!
I don't think Jake looks faded and washed out at all! I think he looks soft and muted :) I too love that charm idea! Brilliant! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood this week at 613 Avenue Create!


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Just sweet, loving the flowers, just beautiful! Thanks for visiting our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.
Crafting Vicky said…
It's a beautiful card even if you are not happy with the stamping. Just love what you did with the heart that was super smart and pretty!

Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky
Sleepy Stamper said…
I think the faded look came out great. That is so creative to alter the charm heart like you did. Wonderful work Deanne.

susiestacey said…
Such a cute card, pretty embellishments too.
Thank you for joining the Cutie Pie 3 textures challenge and good luck x Susan x
Craftdee said…
What a lovely card, nice image and I love your embellies too. Great card for the Bingo challenge at Here Come The Boys
Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ☺
Helen said…
Very cute - love all the details you've added.

Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie Blog Challenge.

Helen x