Sunday, February 14, 2010

Caterpillar Kisses

Happy Sunday and Happy Valentine's Day.

I have a baby card today instead of a Valentine card, but I did sneak in a few hearts on the card...hee hee. I actually made the card 1 1/2 - 2 weeks ago, but oops, am just posting it now.

In making this card, I have followed this sketch which Sketch and Stash Challenge Blog has provided for their Challenge #28.

My new stash is the new stamp from the In2Stamps Baby Collection called 'Carterpillar Kisses' which can be purchased from In2stamps on-line store.

This is also my entry to Stamp Something challenge -- Something Cute.

The first time I saw this image I knew what I was going to do with those cabbage leaves. They just cried out for me to do a 3D decoupage (paper tole) card.

I've curved up all the leaves so that the paper stock isn't completely flat and the entire cabbage is so more rounded. Hmm...I don't think you can really tell from these pictures though.

Sorry that I've been MIA for a while, for visiting blogs, commenting and answering e-mails. I'm working/volunteering with the 2010 Olympics Winter Games so have been concentrating on that. Hmm...or maybe I should call it the Olympics Spring Games, LOL. Mother Nature sure isn't cooperating with us. But at least in my opinion the opening ceremony was spectacular. If you watched it, I hope you enjoyed it.

Enjoy your day! And thanks for visiting.

Stamp: In2stamps Caterplillar Kisses from the Baby Collection.
DP's: Provo 12x12 Kitchen Retro Squares GLTR, Provo 12x12 Whimsey Heart Flower GLTR .
Tools: Martha Stewart border punch, Coluzzle circle template.
Misc.: Recollections Autumn pearls.


Karin said...

Cute card, and adorable image! You did a great job!

Karin xx

Marlene said...

Wow! Beautiful job!

dolcreations said...

This is gorgeous Norma. I love the layered look...and yes you certainly can see from the picture the cabbage does have a wonderful curve to it! Beautiful creation! I am going to try this out!
I am so excited for you working/volunteering at the Olympic are going to be so exhausted by the end of the 16 days! But so exciting it is! I really hope the rain stops so they don't have to keep rescheduling the down hill. The last winter Olympics they had to keep re-scheduling until 7 days later they were able to run it! Have a wonderful Valentine's Norma!

LINDA said...

This is just gorgeous!! Love the sweet little image and it is colored perfectly.. Love the 3D too.. Very lovely!!!
Hugs, Linda

Esther said...

You made beautiful things.
I love them.

Hugs Esther

Tracy said...

This is so sweet, love your take on the sketch.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Debra James said...

Norma,This is simply too gorgeous. That cabagge looks so well with all the layers and really makes it grab ur attention- Fabulous. Wow- helping out at the Winter Games, what an amazing experience and one to thoroughly enjoy. Hugs xxxx

Debbie Pamment said...

Oh wow - look at all that work you put into with those leaves!!!! But soooo worth the effort - another AMAZING job!

Kelly Schelske said...


Enjoy the games, Yay we got our first gold!!! I'm so excited!

Pati said...

Hi Norma

How are you? I hope that you had a wonderful weekend. Woooow, I read that you are volunteering with the 2010 Olympics Winter Games? How cool is that? Congratulations!
Your card is absolutely stunning. I don't have any words for your colouring and your 3D layering... It's just terrific!

BIG hugs and have a great week!

Mich said...

Love the colors that you've used on this card. Makes the beautiful stamp really come to life !!

idelangle said...

C'est magnifique , j'aime beaucoup les couleurs amitié

Patricia Garcia said...

Hi Norma what an adorable card you have made, well all your work is stunning, love this cute image!!


My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Very cute! Love the dimension of it! Thanks for playing at Stamp Something!

Janna :)

Candy said...

An Awesome card - love your 3-D work!!
Hugs, Candy

Unknown said...

Oh wow-- that 3-D effect with the cabbage is just fabulous!! Some adorable eye candy on your site! I stumbled along it by chance and will definitely have to come back! :)

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