Thursday, November 10, 2011

Surprise Card and Revamped Doll Rocker



I discovered a great card sketch on the Bo Bunny Blog.  As a person who doesn't often use design sketches, I loved the simplicity of the one designed by Gabrielle Pollaco and wanted to try it.  You can see it here.  I thought it would make a great 'Surprise' card for my daughter who asked me to revamp a doll rocker we just picked up super cheap at a consignment store. 


I used a star edge punch to put a design in the edge of a 12" x 1-1/2" strip of paper to make the rosette.  The paper was scored at 1/4" increments and I used Mini Monograms to make the center circle and scallop shapes.  The sentiment was printed using Microsoft Andine Kirnberg font at 48 point, bold.  The loopy edge was also from an edge punch.

So, for the doll rocker, here is the "before"....


My daughter wanted it painted to match her other doll furniture with a cushion.  I am sure she thought it would never get done... so here's her surprise...



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9 comments:

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh what a wonderful surprise, she is going to be thrilled... And the card is gorgeous, love your rosette...

Diane Hodrick said...

That rocker couldn't be any cuter! And your card is precious! Someone is going to have a house full of happy campers!

MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

Love how you revamped the rocker ;)
That card was also amazing! Love the colors and how the rosette just pops nicely.

Audrey Frelx said...

Oh, Nadia, what a fortunate little girl your daughter is to have such a talented mommy!!! This is just adorable and she's going to love what you did for her!!! How can she not; the card and rocker are both too darn adorable!

Tanya said...

Wow...what a great re-do! Your daughter is going to love that rocker! The hot pink and green is one of my favorite color combos and the cushion fabric is perfect! And what a sweet, card! I love the rosette and that little princess carriage...so sweet!

AllisonF (Goody Bag Diva) said...

so pretty!!

sandee said...

wow, both are great projects, I hope you enter your card in the Moxie Fab challenge, I think it's still running and it would be perfect!

ChatterScene.com said...

Wow! So cool!!!
I always love coming by your blog. It is so inspiring!

Linda Kaiser said...

She will love her newly designed rocker! I love the colors...would you like to come to my house to redecorate?

Linda

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