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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Stampin' Up! Australia - Stampin' Up! Sprinkles of Life with Zoo Babies


Welcome to this week's Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge.

I saw this sketch at Retrosketches and thought it would make a wonderful card using the new Sprinkles of Life stamp set and punch. I even used the cupcake sprinkles stamp as the straw for the animals to stand on. 

Zoo Babies added some cuteness. :)

I used a stencil from a kit from the last catalogue for the sunshine, but the effect is easily achieved using a circle punched stencil and some rectangular post it notes. I used Hello Honey for the sun centre and So Saffron for the rays and used sponges to get a graduated look. 

Here are our colours for this week's challenge:

Here's the Retrosketch challenge:

Card recipe

Stamp - Sprinkles of Life (NEW), Zoo Babies, Flowering Flourishes (for the envelope) 
Ink - So Saffron, Hello Honey, Lost Lagoon
Cardstock- Whisper White, Lost Lagoon, Hello Honey
Tools - Stampin' Trimmer, Stampin' Dimensionals, Owl Builder Punch (for the heart), Tree Builder Punch (NEW) for the clouds, SNAIL, Stamp-a-majig
Accessories - Whisper White C6 envelope

I hope you will join in and create a card with us.....and please feel free to leave me and the other CCMC participants some comments! :)

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  1. What a wonderful card, Alison! There are so many fun elements to comment about it's hard to know where to start! The sun with the clouds is awesome and fits the sketch wonderfully and the confetti under the animals' feet....how fun!

  2. Omigosh! This is cuteness all over the place!! That sun behind the clouds is an absolutely fabulous idea as is the confetti for the hay! Love the stacked animals too!! You're SO CREATIVE!!

  3. What an adorable card! Thanks for joining us this week at Retro Sketches!

  4. This is a sweet card! Really good use of these colors and fun scene! What a great baby congrats card!

  5. Oh wow! This is such an adorable baby card! I love everything about it especially the rays of sunshine.

  6. Darling baby card! Love the way the sun rays are coming through the clouds! Such a cute card!

  7. Love, love, love this card Alison - such a super cute combination of Zoo Babies and Sprinkles of Life, right down to the straw!!! A perfect take on the sketch too - just fab!

  8. This is such a sweet card! Would be perfect for a baby girl or boy, and what a clever idea on the grass!! Too cute! :)

  9. I love the sunburst and wish I would have gotten that stencil! Love the sprinkles for the ground, too! Clever! Great job with the color challenge this week!


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Alison xx