Friday, March 23, 2007

DCM weekly dare - Twins or more

This week at Daring Card Makers
it was our Keryn turn to set the Dare.
Doesn't there seem to be more and more multiple births around at the moment. Or perhaps I'm just noticing as a member of my family is due to deliver twins in September this year. Your dare for this week is to create a card using any technique, any style, to welcome the birth of multiples. If you keep the card long enough there is bound to be someone you know having twins or more to send it to.
Hmmmm.... this was a toughy... decided to go with twin boy theme.. not sure why, don't know anyone having twin boys just the colours appealed to me..
My card is actually just resting on another piece of Teal PP so the flower that overhangs the card shows up.
One little trick I've picked up from Godelieve's blog is to use a white gel pen to colour in the stamped image. so that's what I've done with the storks on this card, I really like this effect so thanks for that Godelieve.
Joyful bits I've used on this card are - Treasures Cardstock, Kelly Panacci PP,
PSX Stamp - D-3305, Me & My Big Ideas Chipboard stickers, American Crafts Ribbon, Making Memories charm & jumpring, Heidi Swapp Blossom, Computer Generated Sentiment, White gel pen, Teal Texta, & my sewing machine.
So have you Dared to DARE yet?........ Come on I DARE You!!!!!!!

27 comments:

Godelieve said...

Wonderful card Gillian! I love how you use these big flowers on most of your cards. Great color combo.
The white pen works fabulous here!
Thanks for linking ;)

jaki said...

Love your card Gill :)

I have missed dropping in and seeing your gorgeous creations this week, lots to look at tonight and it is a very varied lot, lots of inspiration on lots of different levels!

Anntaurus said...

Wonderful card - love the colour combo - everything works so well together.

Scrapbook WithVanilla said...

This is just brilliant!!!!! i LOVE everything everything everything about it!!!

audrey h. said...

ooohhhhhhhhh...this is so sweet. I love it and the little 'tiny fingers tiny toes' tag is just the best :o)

Kathy said...

gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous....

I think that sums it up

iralamija said...

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! love everything on the card!!!!

Bety :)

Frog said...

Lovely card Gillian i like the storks.

Andrea xx

Paula said...

Beautiful card.
This is one challenge I will not be participating in.
My colleague Nick reads my blog daily & last week Stacey, his wife lost their triplets. They lost a baby last year too. I really can't make a baby card.

Monique said...

What a fun,beautiful card! I love Godelieves blog too!
btw,love you new profile pic :P
hugs,Monique

Rhi said...

Gorgeous Gillan. I love the way you've kept your signature arty style but still made it adorably cute! Fantastic :) Rhi x

Rein said...

Ooh Gillian, this is beautiful!
Lovely soft colors!

Sarah said...

Fab card Gillian, really love that shade of blue, and you even managed to keep your floral trademark on this card. Love it!

Elisa said...

Hello Gillian :) What a beatiful card you made! I love the way you put your flower in card, as a sun that rises in the sky. And yes, I believe it's Twice the joice, Twice the blessing, too.

Elisa

Chris said...

I love this card and the little tag is so cute:)

manicstamper said...

Oh fabby as always Gillian....you clever girl.

Maisymary's Findings said...

brilliant Gill ! as always ! very clever use of the stamp !most witty !

Sylvie :) said...

How wonderful !!! everything is perfect !! Love the white touch on the images, and always a great design and use of these large flowers. Love your work so !!

Kelly said...

Hi Gillian
Like everyone else, I love your card. That is a neat trick of Godelieve's - I must give it a go myself. Fantastic stork images to use with it!

Susan said...

What a lovely way to say congratulations! Your card is just lovely, Gillian. And thanks for the tip about the white gel pen. I am about to get one of those from SU! I have used gel pens of other colours to colour in things like balloons - I did that this weekend and put it up on my blog. Oh - my friend with the Uncle who's 100th birthday is coming up? She and I sorted through many ideas yesterday and she has gone away to have a think. She enjoyed that vintage site you recommended so thank you again!

See you again soon :-)

J@cqueline's craft nest said...

Gillian, you are up late, I just saw your comments (thanks as always!). Beautiful card here - I love the blue background for the storks - so much lovely detail. TFS!

Chris Millar said...

This card absolutely rocks Gillian!!! Love it to bits!

Coby said...

Gillian, this is such a beautiful card. The color work on the stamped images is just perfect and I love the tiny little dummy!!

love Coby

Angelnorth said...

Fantastic take on the theme, Gillian. The colour combination is lovely and the white gel pen works just brilliantly on those storks.

Jo said...

Those storks look amazing, such a clever idea to use a white gel pen, they look fab against the background colour, anothwer yummy card :) I love it :)

jo xx

Debbie K said...

This card is amazing Gillian !! You are so damn clever!

1craftygal said...

OMG...I've been so bad at my blog hoppoing lately. Gillian, I LOVE THIS CARD! It's is amazing. Great work girly girl!