Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A baby card for Retro Rubber.....

Hello Everyone: Today I'm thrilled to be the guest stamper over at the Retro Rubber challenge blog again. This week it's a sketch challenge and I hope you guys join in the fun. This is the card I made for it, I hope you like it.
I chose to color it with very soft pinks, yellows and greens, using SU markers and the aqua painter. I sponged the edges of the water color paper with Hello Honey and a little bit of Daffodil Delight. The strip of DSP is from Lily of the Valley and the image I used is from a retired Flourishes set.  The beautiful crystal buttons are retired SU and the pink card stock is SU Pink Pirouette.
The sentiment is also from this lovely Flourishes stamp set, I died cut it with Spellbinders Nestabilities die set called Oval Regalia and sponged it with Hello Honey too.
I love sketches, they are a fun way to get creative, this one is simple but fabulous, so I hope you give it a try.
Thank you so much for visiting, it always makes me so darn happy to see your comments so I thank you for those too. This is the sketch that inspired my card and, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. 
Till next time, have a fabulous day!!
Maria.
RRCB18

23 comments:

  1. Congratulations on being another Guest Designer! This is a cute little sketch and an even cuter card for new baby! It's amazing what you are doing with SU Markers!

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    1. Thank you Patti, SU markers are just perfect for water coloring, they blend beautifully.

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  2. So cute and I love the colors ! The special touches you added makes this card a keeper. Congratulations on being a Guest Designer ! You really deserve it because you are so talented with any implement you choose to color with on your cards ! Also this is a great sketch to follow !

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    1. Thanks Sonny, I love sketches, this one was simple and fun. I truly love being the guest designer for the fabulous Retro Rubber blog.

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  3. Congrats on being the guest designer !!! Fabulous card - so sweet and soft and a wonderful stamp :). Let's see if I can make a card in time for the challenge ... Hugs, Anita

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    1. Thank you Anita, I hope you give this sketch challenge a try.

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  4. Bravo on being a guest designer. Love this sweet rock-a-bye card. Lovely coloring as always!

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    1. Thanks for visiting Mary and for your comment, I'm glad you liked my card.

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  5. Kudos Maria! On being a guest designer and on your wonderful card. You've made the bassinette look so soft and fluffy. If I had just one ounce of you're talent on coloring and shading I'd be happy.

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    1. Thanks Lisa, the image is sweet indeed and coloring it was fun and easy. When you stamp your image on the water color paper with Stazon ink, give a light coating of water to small sections at the time and bloat it with a paper towel, that way, the paper will be damp and the colors will blend easily.
      Thanks again for visiting.

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    1. Thanks Brian, glad you liked this sweet image.

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  7. Oh, Maria, your baby card is gorgeous! I just love how you used the sketch to make this card. You need to come and teach me how to color so perfectly!! Thank you for being a guest designer with the Retro Rubber team! Look forward to you playing along with us again!!

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    1. Thanks Debbie, it's a thrill and an honor to be asked to be a guest designer for this fabulous challenge blog. I'm so totally looking forward to the next challenge.

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  8. Beautifully done Maria! You got everything to post!! As always, your talent shines through on your project! Lovely! Congratulations on being our guest designer for this challenge!!

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    1. Thank you Jane, for your support and advise, I'm just so happy I was able to solve the little glitch with my post.
      I'm really looking forward to participating in the next Retro Rubber challenge.

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  9. A guest designer - couldn't happen to a nicer or more talented woman! Congrats Maria and the card is exceptional as always!

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  10. Glad you stopped by Charlene, thank you for your sweet comment, my friend.

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  11. Such a sweet baby card, I am glad you enjoyed being a guest stamper this week. Please do come a play again at RRBC!

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    1. Thank you for visiting Neva, I'm enjoying playing along with the wonderful Retro Rubber challenge.

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  12. Thank you Neva, it was a pleasure to be Retro Rubber's guest stamper, I'm looking forward to the next challenge.

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  13. Maria, we always love having you play along with us! This card is adorable. Your details are amazing. Thanks so much for sharing this with Retro Rubber!

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    1. Thanks Katy, I love playing with Retro Rubber because we can dust our old stamp sets and give them a chance to shine again.
      I'm looking forward to the next Retro Rubber challenge.

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I want to thank you for stopping by, I always read all the comments you so kindly leave on my posts, I want you to know I appreciate this more than words can express.
Maria.