Azalea & Squgglefly Challenge #71

Hi all! I am sharing two cards with you today. First one is one of the cards that I made for All That Scraps September release.

I used the pretty Azalea for this card. She is one of the Twisted Sisters from Amy Young's Sweet November Stamps. Azalea is so cute and such fun to color! I used Amy's curly hair coloring tutorial as the guide to color Azalea's hair.

I tried to make her look less twisted and thought that she would be perfect for a friendship card with these fun colors.

The patterned paper is from Cosmo Cricket's lovely Togetherness collection and the sentiment is from the Victorian Fripperie set by Waltzingmouse Stamps. The seam binding is dyed with barn door distress ink and the butterfly are punched using this Martha Stewart punch.

My second card is made for this week's challenge over at the Squgglefly Challenge Blog. The challenge is to use this cute image to make a card. You can get this image for free here if you are interested in joining the fun. I hope you do! =) A very sweet friend shared these lovely patterned paper from Memory Box with me. The pretty colors are just perfect for this baby card. Thanks a bunch, girl! love ya! =)

Also, I am joining many other card makers for the Caring Hearts Blog Hop on the 23rd of October. The talented and caring Vera organized this card drive to send holiday cards to elders living in nursing homes, care center or assisted living place. It's a sweet and heartwarming cause, hope you can join us! Here is the Blog Hop detail, and there is still time to sing up!

That's all for today. Happy Wednesday, my friends! =)

Thanks for stopping by!

for the "Hi" card:
cardstock, button: Papertrey Ink
stamps: All That Scraps (Azalea), Waltzingmouse Stamps (sentiment)
patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket
inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink
seam binding: Hug Snug
gems: Recollections
punch: Martha Stewart
decorative scissors: Fiskars
die: Spellbinders
die-cutting machine: Cuttlebug
other: sewing machine, thread
Copics used:
skin: E01, E00, E000, R20
eyes: YG03, YG01, YG0000
hair: YR04, Y38, Y35, Y32
outfit: R24, R22, RV42, R20, YG03, YG01, YG0000, BG01, B000
wings: R24, R22, RV42

for the "Welcome baby" card:
cardstock, sentiment stamp: Papertrey Ink
digital stamp: Squigglefly
patterned paper: Memory Box
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
corner rounder: EK Success
dies: Spellbinders (oval, scalloped oval), Papertrey Ink (scalloped border)
die-cutting machine: Cuttlebug
other: sewing machine, thread


Sweet image and lovely layout. Beautifully done creation!!
Anonymous said…
I really love your creations, colors are so fresh !!!
Big Hugs
Mag :)
Beate said…
What a fun card! Love the image, love your coloring and LOVE how you added the paper!
The baby card is just darling. Soft and sweet and as always, beautifully colored.
I won't be able to comment for the next few days. Flying to Chicago tonight. Hanging out with girlfriends and taking the intermediate Copic certification. Wish you were going so we could meet! Are you living close? There is still room in the class.

Hugs and smiles
cashemere said…
Hi Alice!!!
Sooo cute!!!! I love the papers and
the butterflies. You´re fantastic!
Karen B. said…
Two great cards, and I just have to comment on the pink baby shoes-too cute!
Sasya said…
your cards are always so beautiful, Alice!!! and about my pouches, thank you so much for your sweet comments!! please send me your address, and i'll send you one of my pouches~ if you want!! :))
Sanne said…
Again lovely cards Alice - that baby card is a cutie!
Chelsea said…
Hi Alice, I think Azalea is so sweet and I love her hair. You have the most beautiful paper collection too. Wow!
Jane said…
Adorable! LOVE them both!
Janetcraft said…
the pink shoes baby so heart melt when I see this piece...lovely...the other card..looks bright and cheery too
Lola said…
Both cards are just lovely. Your twisted sister is "different" in such a charming way. Love the papers used in both!
Monika Reeck said…
The onw with shoe is sooo cuuutee LOVE LOVE LOVE

The other card just adorable her hair hehe orange...cute and very great coloring and cutting woww...Sorry just have time to see your beautiful blog again Alice...hugs and miss you

PS: got your envelope thanks for the cute cup cakes really makes my day....
Cute & spunky! Love this, Alice!
Oops, press the wrong key before I finished my comment. Also want to say thank you for your support for Caring Hearts Card Drive. Can't wait for the blog hop!
Shirley N said…
OMG Alice, love how you took those 2 adorable images and made such beautiful cards. You're amazing!
donna mikasa said…
Love your Azalea card and the adorable baby booties! Your coloring is awesome as always! Trying to make time for that blog hop--such a great cause!
Jess said…
The card for the Squigglefly challenge is just so cute! I love the soft pastel pinks!
Azalea looks perfectly sweet here and your bootie card is darling!
Stamping Cafe said…
Your cards just ROCK, girlie!! Love your colors, coloring and your use of pp!! Your colors are always soft and fresh, I really adore your work!!
Emily Leiphart said…
I love how you cut Azalea out of the nestie! I really must try that. The baby card is so sweet and beautiful!
Suzanne C said…
The colors on your first card are just fun fun fun! Love the card and the design is adorable. The baby card is so sweet.

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