Monday, July 9, 2012

The Littlest Angel

I created this card for the guest designer call at Digi Bells DT Challenge Blog.  The theme to enter was to create a card using an Elisabeth Bell image and include both stars and stripes.  I decided to create a Christmas card using The Littlest Angel from Elisabeth's digi line.

I started with a pink card base. I added a piece of sage striped patterned paper.  I punched down both sides of a piece of pink card stock using a star border punch. I added a strip of white card stock that I embossed using a dot embossing folder. I also backed it in white card stock and added a pink dotted ribbon down the center.  I added that to one side of the card.  I colored the image using crayola and prisma colored pencils and backed it in pink and then again in white and added it to the opposite side of the card, overlapping just a little onto the strip of layered card stock. I added crystal stickles and frosted lace stickles to the image.  I layered a pink daisy onto a white flower and then onto a green flower.  I added a pink sprinkle to the center and then 2 more to the bottom corner under the image.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Deconstructed Sketches: Sketch

Creative Belli Blog: Stars (old/forgotten item ~ sprinkles)

Hanna and Friends: Favorite Colors

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: Pastel Colors

Crafty Catz: Spots

Catch The Bug: Anything Goes

Send A Smile 4 Kids: Christmas In July

The Squirrel and The Fox: Christmas In July

Cupcake Craft Room: Layers

Mayzy Art Challenge: Flights of Fancy

Fab N Funky: Stars and Stripes

Card Ingredients

Elisabeth Bell The Littlest Angel Digital Stamp
White Card Stock
Coredinations Sugar n Spice Card Stock
Colorbok Sage Stripe Patterned Paper
American Crafts Pink Dot Ribbon
Studio G Pink Paper Daisy
Studio G Green Paper Flower
Studio G White Paper Flower
Annabelle Stamps Pink Sprinkle
Crystal Stickles
Frosted Lace Stickles
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder ~ Dots
EK Success Star Border Punch
Crayola Color Pencils
Prisma Color Pencils


downrightcrafty said...

Beautiful pastels and a gorgeous creation, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx
PS I have 1000 follower candy if you are interested :)

DeeDee said...

What a loveley card. The image is so cute and the colors are wonderful.

Thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends.


Anonymous said...

Great card. So sweet and pretty.

Good Luck!

Pat K said...

What a sweet card. Love your color choices and that image is so pretty. Thanks for joining us at Fab N Funky challenges this week. Pat K.x

Judith said...

This is so pretty - I love these little girls by Elizabeth Bell and you have coloured her beautifully thanks for playing at Fab'n'Funky challenges this week hugs Judith x

Jennifer Shults said...

How seriously adorable! GREAT textures!! I love your take on this week's Deconstructed Sketch! Thanks for playing along!

Janette said...

Hi Mary, What a gorgeous card, so pretty. Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week and good luck with the challenge.xx

Karen Hasheck said...

What a sweet holiday card for a child! Love the image you have chosen and so would anyone receiving this card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids!

Christy Beans said...

Such pretty colors and such a great non-traditional Christmas card! That cute little angel looks tired of waiting for Christmas to come. LOL =) Thanks for joining us for the Christmas in July challenge at SAS4K!

If you're interested, I have some Christmas-in-July Cash Candy on my blog: I Never Went to Kindergarten Come join the fun! =)

Pat K said...

Such a pretty card. Love the stars dangling from the cloud and the star border is perfect. Thanks so much for joining us at the Belli Challenge and hope you will join us again. hugs, Pat K.x

ahlers5 said...

Beautiful card. Love the image, layout and embellishments. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Crafty Catz this week.

Amy Sheffer said...

Gorgeous! Good luck with the guest designer call! Thanks for joining us at the Deconstructed Sketch.

Steffie2005 said...

Gorgeous card - so beautiful.
Many thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends

Jo said...

So sweet. Beautiful colors. Thanks for joining us at MayzyArt challenges.


Hi Mary
A beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

DT Member

~Tammy~ said...

This is so sweet! hank you for joining us this month for the layers challenge at The Cupcake Craftroom!

Jo Ann said...

That is such a cute image and I love the pastel color combo you used. Wonderful job! Thanks for joining us at MayzyArt. God bless!


sgc said...

Super cute! Thanks for playing in the Bugaboo Challenge.

Shelby said...

Another sweet and beautiful design. Love all of the different textures you've used. Thanks for joining us at MayzyArt and SAS4Kids


Darlene Lyons said...

What a beautiful card! I love the layout and beautiful flower! Thanks for joining us at MayzyArt!

Min said...

What a sweet card!

Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “July Anything Goes" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again tomorrow for a fantastic Christmas in July celebration and the chance to WIN lots of goodies!!!!!
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations

Mary Lou said...

Sweet christmas card!!! Love the image and good luck in the DB guest call :)

Becky said...

such a cute card, love your favorite colours. thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends.

hugs, becky

Dilsaver Designs said...

Your image is so sweet, such an adorable card! Thank you for joining us @ SAS 4 Kids for our "Christmas in July" challenge :)

Pysselbus said...

Ohhh!! I just love pink and green together and it's a fab take on our stars and stripes theme! The stars border punch is sooo sweet and so is the image and coloring!

Thank's for joining our GDT Call and good luck!