Clean and Simple Saturday - PPA173 Sketch Challenge

Hello there and welcome to my latest Clean and Simple Saturday post!

First and foremost I would very much like to thank Susan Itell of the Pals Paper Arts design team for recognizing my submission for last week's Pals Sketch Challenge as a Pals Artists' Pick!! Please click here to see the winning card.

I have accomplished several goals with today's card:

  • I needed a baby card for a family friend,
  • I needed a Clean and Simple Saturday card,
  • I wanted to use this wonderful sketch by the talented Nicole Watt for the curent Pals Paper Arts challenge,



  • And lastly I needed to come up with a card that used products that start with the same letter as my first name for a little fun the Stampin' Pretty Pals are having over on their gallery. card, check!...clean and simple, check!...followed the sketch, check!...and I used Smoky Slate and Soft Sky, starting with "S" for Shannon, check! Whew, I'm worn out, lol!

I did eliminate one of the layers of the sketch for this card...but this card suits me to a T! I am in love with this stamp set, Zoo Babies, and am thrilled to be able to put it to use to welcome a very long awaited little bundle of joy into the world...hello Abraham!

Stampin Supplies:

Stamps: Zoo Babies (130456)

Paper: Whisper White (100730), Smoky Slate (131202), Soft Sky (131203) Cardstock; Subtles (130135) and Neutrals (130132) Designer Series Paper Stack

Ink: Smoky Slate (131179) Classic Stampin' Pad

Tools: Big Shot (113439), Envelope Liners Framelits Dies (132172), Stampin' Trimmer (126889), Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (101049), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Embellishments: Whisper White (124262) Baker's Twine

Thanks for stopping by!