Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Peachy Keen Guest Designer Week 22, Day 2

Hello again! First things first... Remember yesterday how I mentioned the beautiful weather in Wisconsin? Let me take that back! We have heat advisories out for the next two days and then back into the 50/60's on Thursday. Apparently I spoke too soon. :) Okay, enough about the crazy weather...

Today I decided that I need to take a few minutes and make a baby card for one of my BFF's who just had a sweet little baby girl. This was a bit of a challenge because my friend does not love pastels and even more specifically, pastel pink. I kept it to a minimum by using brightly colored patterned paper with a very little sprinkle of pinks. :) What do you think?
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Oh and the super sweet PK-222 Happy-Go-Lucky Elephant... one of my faves!
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That bow on the card isn't just an ordinary bow. It is fully equipped with an alligator clip on the back and ready to be tucked into some of that new-baby-smelling hair. I make hairbows... it's kind of my 'thing'. So I have been adding a small one to baby girl cards that I have made lately. Every little girl needs a pretty hair bow! :) Even if you can't make your own hair bows, this would be a super easy gift to whip up for a new baby girl! Buy a few bows to add to the card and VOILA! But if you don't want to add bows... it's still a fun card with a super cute elephant!
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Supplies I used:
PK-222 Happy-Go-Lucky Elephant
Little Girl (all patterned paper and cardstock sticker 'cutie pie') by Echo Park Paper
Kraft cardstock by Bazzill
Button by BasicGrey
Ribbon by Offray
gellyroll white pen
COPIC markers
Tuxedo Black Memento ink
Lilac Twine from the Twinery

That's all I have for today... but don't forget about that sweet candy!


To be entered into the drawing please leave a note on this blog post and also on my blog. You will have five days to leave a note, so that is five chances to win! :) I will use random.org to pick which day and post for the winner. I will draw and announce the winner on my blog on Saturday June 11th.

Have a great Tuesday! Thanks for checking out my project today!

42 comments:

bonnie said...

Oh this is absolutely adorable sweetie :) Hugs x

jessica said...

This is so sweet! I really love that bow...a surprise gift!
Thanks so sharing your super cute card! You did a fab job!
jessica
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Martha said...

Wow...another beautiful card. I love it!
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CRAZY4CHRIST said...

That is such a cute card!! Very cool idea with the bow, i never would have thought to do something like that!!
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Jessica said...

Whooo hoooo, what a cute little guy! Thanks for the chance to win the set. There's a moritorium on spending in our house, so winning is the only way I'll be getting this cute little guy! Thanks a bunch for the chance. Love your cute creations!
Thanks again,
Jessica

Karen said...

I think that is a great card for a baby girl (especially since mom doesn't really like pink). Thanks for the chance to win
Karen
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sweetlilscrapper said...

love the colours - super sweet!

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Rene said...

precious baby card, great job...TFS
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KathyJ Peachy Keen Stamps said...

OH MY, Liz!! This is just as sweet as can be!! Love your use and coloring of the elephant!! :) Thank you so much for sharing this and for all the extra work you are doing as a PKS guest designer!

Josie0602 said...

I love this card! So many people dont like the normal baby pastels and your solution was just perfect! I love that sweet little elephant!
Tracy
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VICTORIA said...
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VICTORIA said...

Love the Card. Great job on it I deleted my first comment cause i forgot to put my email. I love the elephant its my fav also. Victoria :)
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Houses Built of Cards said...

WOW!!! I don't think I have ever seen that cute little elephant! It is ADORABLE!!!

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Beebeebabs said...

Such a cute card tfs!!!

Lisa said...

Super cute card and what an awesome idea about the hairbows. Love the elephant.

Tami B. said...

What a great idea using the hairbow, and I'm with you, I love this little elephant.

Glora said...

I totally love it and the baby bow is the perfect little touch and gift. She is going to love it. The colors sound just perfect for her too. Hugs- Glora

Shelley said...

Love the reusable bow! Very sweet card!

joni said...

Amazing card!!! I love that sweet lil elephant and your coloring is just perfect!!! How great that the bow is a head band as well! Great idea and your friend will love it!!! TFS
hugs,
joni

Court said...

Elephants are my favorite animal! This one is oh so cute!

Maureen Reiss said...

This is too cute!!! I must get this elephant!!

McVic said...

love it! to cute!
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Sherrie K. said...

Super sweet..love that polka dot bow!
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Carrie K said...

Super cute! Love that adorable elephant!!

buglvr2010 said...

So adorable! I love it!

Debbie Long said...

what a wonderful card. I have never seen a card with faces on it, just a good idea.

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Lillian Child said...

A.DOR.A.BLE and CUTE!!!!

Jane Miller said...

Love your card. And the idea of adding a bow that can be used is such a wonderful idea. You are so creative. Love it!

Babe O'Mara said...

An adorable card. Love the bow idea.

Babe
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abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So cute! Great papers!

Gia said...

Very cute card!

Lisa R. said...

Sweet card! Love the ribbon idea. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Sue D said...

Great baby card and love the hair clip!
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Cindy said...

Such a sweet card!Great job with this Amazing project,I LOVE IT!!:)

Rufus said...

Great idea about the hair bow! Not to mention a really cute card.
R/

Percilla G said...

Oh is that ever cute and love the hair bow
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Maria said...

Great card! Tks for sharing

CathyinMN said...

I think the card is adorable. Just love the elephant!
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Stephanie K said...

Soooo stinkin cute!!! Love the elephant and hair bow! What an awesome idea! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win!

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Raven B said...

Love that elephant you do such great coloring!
Hugs,
Raven

Angela Joy said...

love it! Non traditional, and sooo cute!

Kelly Braund said...

That elephant is adorable!