Sunday, 1 July 2018

Gelatos and baby mobile.


Hi everyone, it's a grey day outside so I'm alternating between the craft room and a bit of housework, just a bit lol!

I used silver metallic gelatos to paint the frame of the mobile and the sentiment, it's a lovely soft shimmery silver in real life. The animals were cut from scraps of coloured card, although the elephant was a white scrap coloured with spun sugar distress ink to match the matted border.

I never want to "waste"a whole piece of coloured card as a mat and colouring the edges, which is all you need, of a white card is so much more economical. (Must be my Scottish side coming through lol!)

I'm linking up to these challenges:

Anything goes at Just Us Girls,

it's also anything goes at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday.

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Supplies:
Mobile die, unbranded bought from a craft show; Penny Black congrats die; silver metallic gelatos; spun suger distress ink; Stampin Up lattice embossing folder.

Thanks for visiting,
Cathy x

9 comments:

  1. Cathy - this is a super baby card, that mobile is darling.

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  2. That mobile is so cute and your soft colors are perfect for baby. Metallic gelato is really nice for using on anything metal. I have to look for that.

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  3. this children's carousel looks so sweet on the pressed background. So soft and sweet effect.
    BożenA xx

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  4. So adorable and love the texture of the background card. The gelto's look great and such a sweet card. I live in the west of Scotland ...I didn't know you hailed from Scotland x

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  5. How adorable! This is such a great baby card - who wouldn't love to receive this and it's such a nice keepsake for the new baby! So happy you could join the ATG challenge this week at JUGS!!! Hope you come back often!

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  6. Such a super sweet card - Thanks for joining in at JUGS.

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  7. Hi Cathy, a super cute new baby card for a little girl, had to laugh about your Scottish side coming out, as I decided a couple of pieces of patterned paper were far to big for the recycling box.... Have a wonderful week... Megan

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  8. Such a darling card, Cathy ! Love the dry embossed background and little baby things. So adorable. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

    Marge

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  9. Soft and so sweet, Cathy ... the textured background puts me in mind of a baby blanket ... the pastel mobile is lovely against it! Hugs, Anita :)

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