Thursday, 16 February 2012

Saturated Canary challenge 11- Anything but square or rectangle.

Image- Baby Jake from Saturated Canary digi's
Papers and card template-Craft The Year Away from Funky Hand.

Afternoon peeps!!!!

Its time for another challenge on the Saturated Canary challenge blog and this challenge is a bit of a fun one,its...
Anything but square or rectangle

I decided to use Baby Jake, he's sooo squishably cute!! I adore him! and love colouring him in oranges and browns. I used ginger and honeycomb promarkers to get that lovely autumnal orange onesie on Jake and then sandstone, caramel and cocoa for his cutie little hat and boots. He really is such a joy to colour up,I always want to squidge those little chunky knees!!!!

My favourite card shape is square so this challenge did me good to step away from my little comfort zone!!
I fancied a bit of a different shaped card and used one of the templates on my Craft The Year Away cd rom from Funky Hand. All I had to do was pick a patterned paper and drag the template over it, print it and cut it out with scissors!! easy peasy!! the papers I chose were from the orange october colourway. Its one of my favourties and I use it all the time!! I love those big juicy dots of colour on the wobbler card. I made some faux buttons with some card candies and thread and added them to the wobbler base.

I found one of my big tags and stamped the word 'baby' over it a few times. I added a little of the spotty paper to the bottom of the tag and made a little 'Its a Boy' topper with my nesties. A little bit of raffia and bling and the tag was done!! I popped it onto the card with some foam tape to pop it out from the base.
Cute!!!


Please don't forget to pop over HERE to the Saturated Canary challenge blog and check out the other girls gorgeous creations too because they will make you  jaws drop!
huge hugs
Lou xxxxxx

13 comments:

  1. nice card shape and Baby Jake is precious, great colors. Hugs

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  2. Stunning card, fab image and great coloring. Great details!!

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  3. Beautiful card Lou - love the colours you have used here and of course the image is a sweetie :o)
    Hope you've had a good week.
    Debs xx

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  4. OOoooo Lou I love these colours...gorgeous!

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  5. Love this so much Lou,what a cutie and your papers/colours are really lovely too.
    BIG hug,Lou.xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card Lou, adorable !
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  7. fantastic card lou.i love the shape and adorable image and your colours are stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

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  8. Aww, fab Lou!! I love square cards too and really struggle to move away from them, lol!
    xx

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  9. Morning sweetie this is stunning I so love this cutie, gorgeous colours too hugs pops x

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  10. Oh Lou your card is fantastic ! I love this shape and the papers are so so beautiful ! Love the image too, too cute ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  11. Oh great card and love the shape and we all love a bit of funky hand paper don't we. What a love choice of colours.
    Hugs
    Fi x

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  12. This is just so beautiful.. Love the darling little image and you have colored it perfectly.. very lovely work.. Hugs, Linda

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  13. Hi sweetie I'm playing catch up as I've been a bad blogger this last week.....so sorry shug..
    This is fabulous I love the spots the shape & the oh so darn cute image, I agree about it being squishably cute.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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