Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Project 91: Knocked Up and fabulous


Back to my friend Hannah. This is the second card that was commissioned when I posted yesterday's card. The brief was roughly to make a "congrats your knocked up card" that wasn't too soppy. I won't use the words she described the lucky lady but they ended in ...-show. Which is a fun brief. Han is good for a fun brief.

So I made the card above. It's modern, it's not cutesy, it celebrates the woman, not the baby. I hope the colors are ok, I didn't really get a steer on that. But I think it's fabulous.

I used my nesting die scallops to get the layers. To make it more textured I embossed the bottom layer and then used that to make the banner. The centre image is some free clipart I found online.


I used the block letter stamps I have to spell out the greeting - I love the effect. It's baby-ish yet because it doesn't say "new arrival" or something twee it still fits.

I love it. If she doesn't, I'll keep it and hope someone I know gets knocked up soon.




3 comments:

  1. LOVE this!!! It is fantastic. Glad you used both the scallop circles and the clipart image is great. Its a fun card. Cx

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  2. This is one of my favorites that you've ever made!

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  3. Thanks guys! I'm super pleased with it as well. Haven't given it to the person who commissioned it...if she doesn't like it then it sounds like I have two potential buyers!

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