Sunday, 13 January 2013

New Beginnings - Joanna Sheen Challenge

Hiya everyone, 

This is our first new challenge for 2013 at the Joanna Sheen Challenge blog so it seemed fitting to have a "New beginnings" theme.  It seems like a lot of other challenges have decided on a similar theme. 

My card has been made using the House Mouse stamp "Cosy toes" which is available here.  I have coloured in my image with a mixture of promarkers and flexmarkers.  
The washing line paper is from my DCWV boy "Nana's nursery" stack which I love.  I decided to go a little clean and simple with this one as my House Mouse challenge card for tomorrows challenge was quite busy so I thought I'd mix it up a bit.  As this was quite striking I decided to just use my swiss dots embossing folder on some plain white card for the rest of it to add some texture.  I do love my embossing folders - I have lots but swiss dots is probably the one I use the most.

This is the first card I've made for the Joanna sheen challenge as I had several months off crafting as I had Nathan at the end of October.  This is a recent piccie of him when he started smiling - what a little cutie!  I'm very biassed! Lol

Thanks for looking!






13 comments:

  1. Your card is lovely. Such a sweet image and lovely papers and embossing. Your son on the other hand is absolutely gorgeous!!! Hugs, Lesley

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  2. Bardzo pogodna karteczka, a dzidziuś zachwycający:))

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  3. love the photograph, and your card is so pretty love the choice of colour and such a soft and delicate card
    Hugs Kate xx

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  4. Gorgeous card and an even more gorgeous baby boy!

    Elaine xx

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  5. Fabulous card Paula:) I adore the image and the papers used, all so soft and delicate:)
    Your baby boy is fabulous, his smile is toooo funny:)
    Happy Sunday,
    Sonia

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  6. gorgeous card Paula but Nathan steals your post for me - he's sooooo cute! xx

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  7. i love this card Paula, the little mice are adorable and so is the piccie of your little boy!
    xxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Mimi

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  8. Fabulous card Paula. I love that image and you've picked out some great colours.

    Gorgeous picture of Nathan. Amazing how quickly they grow and progress, isn't it?
    xx

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  9. Beautiful card Paula, lovely picture of Nathan so happy and content MIL XX

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  10. Awww Nathan is adorable, love his little smile....Gorgeous card too Paula, love the image & soft colours.
    Wendy xx

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  11. Gorgeous card hun and Nathan is adorable too, Luv Sam x

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  12. Too sweet... card and son!! TFS, Donna ☺

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  13. Oh I love that card Paula! But I gotta tell ya, it's kinda hard to concentrate on the cards after catching a glimpse of your gorgeous wee man. He sure is a cutie! Congratulations hun. Hope those early baby days have treated you well and your little man is settling into our world happily. Lovely to see him, thanks for sharing such a sweet pic! Hugs, Wends x

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