Pure Happiness Is... Baby!

I wanted to create a card that I could enter into SP & Company's color combo and trends challenges this week.  The colors to use in this week's challenge are:

Aqua SeaGlass
Light Pink

I also like cards with a dual purpose so I used this opportunity to create another baby card for my sister.  She's having another baby shower in two weeks.  Since she doesn't know if the baby is a boy or a girl, I thought the Aqua SeaGlass and Light Pink could go either way.  I only wanted the card to have a hint of pink and blue.


The "Pure Happiness Is" sentiment (stamped in Memento Rich Cocoa) came in a prize package I received from SP & Company.  The paper is from Echo Park's Bundle of Joy - Boy collection that came with the March kit.  I used the Big Build a Banner I die tools to create the layered banner and had a sample stash of the new Scrapmaster's Paradise in Color buttons... shown in sandcastle and flamingo pink.  I pulled the white foamy alphabet stickers and ribbon from my long standing crafty stash of embellishments.  I also love how the score lines add visual interest to the front of the card... which helps draw attention to the sentiment.

UPDATE 4/17/13:  Check out my new Trends Challenge Winner badge (I've added it to the right column of my website).  I just received word that this card was selected as the SP & Company's Trends Challenge winner for Banners & Flags!!

I can't wait to receive my $25 gift certificate to the SP & Company Store.  There are so many new product releases for April that I'm sure I'll be able to put the prize to good use!!!!


  1. This is soooooo cute! I love the baby banner!

    1. Thanks, Samantha! It took me a while to figure out exactly how I wanted to design the card, using the colors in the challenge... without blue or pink dominating. I'm really happy with the way it turned out!

  2. Cute card! I like how you have just the hint of the pink and blue.

    1. Thanks, Nanette! I know what you mean. I thought it turned out great!!


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