Monday, October 19, 2009

House Mouse and Friends-3 Men And A Baby


I made this for the current House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge #54...use a movie title as an inspiration for your challenge card. I chose Three Men and a Baby and used this darling little Happy Hopper for my "baby"!

You know those old sepia tone pictures that were then hand colored with very pastel colors? That is what this image reminds me of. I gave Itty Bit just a touch of pink on her nose and ears and a touch of blue on the rim of the baby bottle. Itty Bit is stamped in chocolate chip brown with no extra coloring on her body.

She is cut out with an oval nestie and matted several times, with teeny tiny brown pearls around the rim of the scalloped nestie. There are also so shiny brads in each corner. The inside says
'Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful baby'.

I am not sure if Itty Bit is a boy or girl bunny...but this is definitely a boy baby card!

ETA: Okay...Carol wants to know where I hid the THREE MEN! Don't tell her I sent them to her blog LOL! Silly girl....and I did add back on the missing brown pearl on this card...drives me nuts when I see this pic without the pearl! oh well...you get the idea LOL


Card details:

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Stamps: Sleepy Head (Itty Bit) HMGR1016, Sentiment inside by Stampin' Up!

Cardstock: SU Parisian Breeze, Baja Breeze (both retired)and Choc Chip

Ink: Choc Chip, copic

Misc: SU Baja Breeze ribbon, brads, oval nesties, swiss dots cuttlebug folder

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15 comments:

Our Little Inspirations said...

Oh My Gosh, this is so SO cute! I love the image and how you colored him, but I have one question for you - where are you hiding the 3 men???? *snort*

Danni said...

So, so adorable!

Mary said...

Oh love yours too. I just love these colors.... Great minds and all.

Allison said...

Okay, I have been looking for "the image" to make baby announcement cards for one of my BFFs...I think I have may just found it esp. since there is practically no coloring involved! And I love the idea of using that DP (which I have lots of!). Mwah...I have just kissed you in gratitude! Off to scout out that stamp!

Biscuitlid said...

this is so cute, looks great with the minimal colouring on the image too, this one's definately best left alone.

Victoria
x

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh gosh this is so sweet.

Larissa said...

Oh this is so very cute Sue! Love the image and the minimal colouring! Love all the dots you added!

Hugs,
Larissa

stamps&cars said...

Love how you used patterned paper for the nestie.....I'll take that little tidbit for something of mine! Love the colors too!

Maria Matter said...

Omgosh, this is just so precious Sue! I love it!!!!
Blessings, Maria

Shirley N said...

This is such an adorable card! Thanks again, Sue!

Sue said...

Aw, Sue, your card is so precious. Love the pastel colors. Great take on the movie title!

Rica said...

Brilliant card Sue - love how you've treated the image andstunning layout and papers.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at HM&F.
hugs Heather xx

Elena said...

Oh, what a pretty card! I love the pastel colors!

Charlene said...

What a sweet card! Love the soft feel you gave the bunny. Perfect papers, too!!

Lorraine A said...

Oh this is very cute :-) I love this image ,,, will definitely have to buy this one :-)The papers and layout are fab ,,, Perfect card and I love the film title ;-)

Luv
Lols x x x

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