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Thursday, 26 June 2014

Baby card

Good morning folks, its a very exciting time as we've got a new baby in the family so over the last few weeks I've made a few baby cards as we weren't sure if it would be a boy or a girl. I don't often make baby cards but I really enjoyed making this one.


I've used an image that I won recently from Sami Stamps, I coloured the image with my Graph'It markers and paper pieced the shawl using a freebie backing paper. I die cut the image with a Spellbinders die ad added some distress ink (Squeezed Lemondae, Tumbled Glass and Spun Sugar). I used a coordinating paper for the background, distressed with a craft knife and the same distress inks. I die cut the letters for the word BABY with a memory box die, coloured them with my Graph'It markers and gave them a coat of glossy accents. To finish off i've added a seam binding bow, a little pram charm and a couple of paper flowers.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Card Mania: babies
Digistamps for Joy: shaped cards
Glitter'n'Sparkle: include yellow
Simon Says Stamp: anything goes

have a great day and thanks for popping by
Claire xx

12 comments:

  1. wow this is beautiful i love the colour combo you have used makes card really stand out xxxx

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  2. Such a gorgeous card Claire, I love the rainbow effect you've managed around the outside and on the topper.

    Sue xx

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  3. such a cute card claire - love the colours xx

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  4. Beautiful image and beautiful card. Congrats to the new parents, x

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  5. This is gorgeous Claire, love the background it looks beautiful! Some really pretty dies too. Thanks for sharing with us at A Little Bit Crafty, good luck! Susan x

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  6. Very cute card! Thank you for joining our challenge at Card Mania! Good luck!

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  7. Sweet creation and gorgeous papers and colour combos used...thanks so much for sharing in our challenge at Digi Stamps 4 Joy...
    ♥ aNNie {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

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  8. Claire this is so sweet and very beautiful
    Thanks for join us at
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

    Karin

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  9. An adorable card Claire, such a pretty design and papers....your image is delightful and fabulously embellished!!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  10. Such a beautiful baby card. I think the papers are so pretty, lovely ornate frame and sweet stamp. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

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  11. This is a beautiful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘SHAPED CARD’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  12. Amazing! I love the colors and the gorgeous yellow bow at the top. Great shaped card - the recipient will treasure it for sure. Thanks for joining us at ATSM.

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