Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Oh Baby Baby Card for #GDP003

Its always fun when I get to play along in crafting challenges. The Global Design Project is by far my most favourite - not only are there challenges really cool but the Designer Team has some of my most favourite crafters - thanks for providing us with some awesome inspiration guys and gals!

I was inspired by the designers sketch over at the Global Design Project with challenge #GDP003
I went with a simple look for this card as I really wanted the letters to stand out and I think I have achieved that! Apart from loving that song "Push it" from Salt n Pepa - which is most definately not what the GDP had in mind with this challenge (they sing "ooh baby baby tonnes in the song!) - somehow I couldn't help but think of and maybe sing along out loud to this catchy song as I crafted... lol! Here is my card!
The real heroes of this card are the "Little Letters Thinlets" - an alphabet set of dies for your Big Shot. So awesome for creating your own sayings as I have done on this card.
It may look like I have glued the 'cut out' letters but in fact I have used the 'negative' and I lay a piece of Schoolhouse DSP underneath the white panel. To make the letters stand out I went around with my Basic Gray Stampin' Write marker and Candy dots!
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Little Letters Thinlet Dies

 
Here are the card measurements so you too can create this card:
  • Standard Australian C6 card base in Hello Honey Cardstock (half A4 sheet)
  • Pool Party Frame - 3-7/8" x 5-5/8"
  • Basic Grey Frame-  3-3/4" x 5-1/2"
  • Whisper White Panel -  3-1/2" x 5-1/4"
  • Strips - 3/4" x 3-1/2"
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7 comments:

  1. Thanks Carolina, now I am gonna be singing that song in my head the rest of the day :) Seriously, this is a great card. I love how you combined challenges to create a fun baby card! Thanks for playing along this week at Global Design Project.

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  2. Carolina, what a great idea to use a line from a song on your card. I just wanted to break out into song!! Thanks for playing at Global Design Project this week ♥

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  3. Awesome as always Carolina! Thank you so much for playing along with this week's Global Design Project color challenge! Look forward to seeing what you come up with next week!

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  4. You were right - you had me fooled. I totally thought you'd used the letter cut outs until I looked more closely. Ingenious to use the candy dots too. I always forget I have those! Great card. Thanks for supporting us and playing along again!
    Jess

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  5. Such a different card, but that´s why I love this so much. I must save it for my To-do-List. Thanks for playing with us.
    Greetings from Germany
    Hugs Tanja

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  6. Carolina - I was rapping along with your blog post from the moment I saw your card. I love it! Very modern and chic. Thank you for playing along with us in this week's Global Design Project theme challenge!

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