Monday, 29 June 2009

Baby Girl Card for Cute Daisy May

What a sweet little sleeping girl, having her nap on the moon.................

and inside................

On Cute Daisy May this week, the challenge is 'anything goes' so you can pick your favourite card and enter it for a chance to win a blinkie for your blog and a free download. I picked this sweet little girl image, and cut a moon with the New Arrival cartridge. The sentiments are computer generated and the papers are Heidi Grace. The border was done with the martha stewart valentine hearts border punch, and the pink ribbon is a twill, also by MS

There is a blog hop over on Bitten by the Bug this week, the main prize is the brand new Stand and Salute Cricut cartridge, so hop on over there to see how you can be in with a chance of winning (I didn't join in this week, a. because I don't have that cartridge, and b. because I am a bit up to my eyes in it with my own bloggy candy thing)

I am busy with a magazine commission, working on the Christmas issue, it seems odd to be working with snowflakes in June. I have a lot of emails asking about doing stuff for a magazine. How it works is that the editor contacts me with an idea for an article, or I have been known to come up with an idea myself, we toss these ideas around via email, and when I have a clear picture of what is wanted, I start searching for supplies. All the papers/stamps etc have to be current, and available from a UK supplier, so I can't pull some paper randomly out of my stash. When that is sorted and the cards designed and made (avoiding some specific colours that don't photograph well), you write the accompanying article, again to a specific format and using a set number of words. Then I email the text, and send the cards off to be photographed, which has to be done before a tight deadline. Magazines work at least three months in advance, so it can be Christmas in June or Easter in December. Jenny Dixon the editor of Papercraft Inspirations magazine is lovely, very approachable and is good at gently telling me that some of my wildest ideas just wouldn't work! Take a look at the site, there are always freebie downloads on there, and competitions too.

30 comments:

  1. This card is just so precious! Love it.

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  2. This is one of the sweetest cards I've ever seen. Everything about it works perfectly together.

    Your babies are gorgeous as well. Isn't Miss Kiki just growing up!

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  3. Oh she is so sweet, looks so comfy on that moon too.

    Hugs Beccy x

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  4. Such an adorable card!
    hugs
    kim x

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  5. This is stunning Enfys, so sweet and dainty. Love the image, just beautiful!
    Clairex

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  6. Oh my, that is a sweet, sweet card!

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  7. this is just too adorable En and I love what you did with the sentiment. Just saw your updated photos and oh how proud does Max look holding his baby brother!
    hugs
    Juliexx

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  8. beautiful baby card En and love the sweet image...Hugs kath xxxxx

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  9. Absolutely perfect Enfys. So soft and sweet
    Anne x

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  10. Your card is just perfect for a little girl Enfys, I love you image, she's beautiful.
    It was really interesting to read how you get your articles published, I think I told you recently that I read your last one with delight in PI.

    Lisax

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  11. oh En this card is just adorable!! how cute is she?? I am going all mushy here...........must be the hormones lol

    lotsalove

    Amanda xx

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  12. this is a cute one. Can't wait to see what kind of Christmas ideas you are cooking up.

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  13. Cute card En and love the HUGE moon. Very clever how you have split the sentiment so thatit flows from the outside to the in.

    Lou
    x

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  14. love this card its just so sweet lots love cheryl xxx

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  15. What a beautiful precious card i love it :)
    Val xxx

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  16. Way too cute... You sound like you are a busy lady. And your blog should be showing the winner here real soon... I want to win... LOL
    (I am a whiner)

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  17. OH! This is so ADORABLE!! I love it!!

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  18. This card is soo pretty. I have left you an award at my blog. Thank you for sharing your creations.

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  19. beautiful card en, as always you come up with something great for cdm. janex

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  20. Just so delicate and beautiful En
    Ann x

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  21. my goodness Enfy what a totally adorable baby girl card. I love this its sooooo cute! hope your having a good day, hugs Linda x

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  22. Wow Enfys, what a gorgeous card, I love the soft colours and the details are really lovely. Well done love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  23. AWW!! So soft and sweet!! This card is so precious! I love it!!

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  24. When I saw this in my Email... I follow your BLOG - I was WOW'd. the moon really adds a great element.

    I had to keep re-opening the email. AS I was drawn to it. -- Sheryl

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  25. Wonderful card, Enfys! Love the soft colors and everything else about it.

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  26. Oh Wow !! This is just so perfect in every way, I love everything about it
    Love Susie xx

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  27. This is just darling!
    You are a busy bee.
    I see all the Design Teams you are on. I'm so jealous!
    Have a great wkend.

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I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x