Monday, May 31, 2010

Papertrey Paper Dolls: Challenge #6

Wowzers!  Where has the time gone!  It's been forever since I've been able to update - that will all change next week though when school is done!  Here is the Paper Dolls Challenge for the week.  It was supposed to be a gift card holder, but I rarely give gift cards and I needed a baby card so I just used the layout instead.


I used Soft Stone for the base and Spring Moss for the mat layer. Then added a bunch of patterned papers - the polka dot one is from PTI Pretty Pastels the others are from a Glitter & Animal Crackers Mat Stack that I had laying around.  The stamp is from Baby Button Bits and is stamped in Peeled Paint Distress Ink.  I used misc buttons and some Rustic Cream Button Twine to attach the 'o' button.

I have a few reasons for being so absent from my blog lately, the main one being that it's the end of the school year.  Another one being the basement family room project.
This is what it looks like today.  We have to trim and clean up tonight, because carpet goes in tomorrow morning!  This corner will be my craft space so I am very excited to wrap this project up and start organizing and decorating the space!
We have also been enjoying so fabulous weather!  Last week we went to the Twins game at the brand new Target Field Stadium.  We lucked out and had a beautiful day to go and the Twins won in extra innings!

Thanks for stopping by!  Hope you are having a great Memorial Day!

~Anika

14 comments:

Maggie said...

I'm a teacher too....I hear ya on wanting school to be over....it's seriously cramping my stamping time! Great card! I need to whip up some baby cards as well...great inspiration!

Jennifer Carter said...

I love your take on this challenge!! Your card is adorable and I love all those buttons!! Very cute!!

Cathy Weber said...

Your baby card is adorable. I love the animal patterned paper layer. Your basement family room is going to be so nice for your family. Enjoy crafting in it.

Sue Ann said...

Hey girl ........ your addition is looking great ...... I like the wall color. Love the card too ..... Were you at a Twins / Yanks game ??

Amy said...

I like that you took this up a notch and made a card instead! Love the button addition!

Katie {choc0holic} said...

Oh I can't wait to see your finished stamping space! What fun! I love this card...your patterned papers go together perfectly!

Ann said...

That is a sweet baby card - very original and sure to be treasured by the new parents.

Noora said...

Love the card!! you used diffrent patterns so beautifully!

Michelle said...

Cute card, Anika! Great choice of patterned paper. I'm so excited for you on your new stamping space. Please post pictures.

BonnieRose said...

Hi there.. love your card.. it's so cute what you did.. love those strips of papers! Lucky u going to a twins game, I was around there too.. yesterday I trvled fr the Stillwater area back home to Fargo fr a retreat all weekend.. I created a ton!

Dana said...

Love, love, LOVE the PP stripes on your card Anika. I hear ya on school being out...June 23 for us!
Can't wait to see your remodelling job when it's finished.

Jill said...

Great paper choices on your card, Anika! I love that it's not the expected baby design, and yet it is so obviously a baby card! ENJOY your new crafty space!!!

Diane Jaquay said...

Fabulous card Anika, LOVE the papers, and the buttons, so CUTE!!!

Laurie said...

I love this! The patterened paper you picked is just perfect! Gonna have to CASE this one! TFS!