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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Sweet Baby

Hi folks,

Hope everyone is staying safe and warm and the snow isn't causing you too much trouble. We've had quite a covering, but apart from the minor roads, everything seems OK.  It's been perfect weather for staying in and I had a lovely 'play' day yesterday, trying out a few new goodies - when I say new, some of them were bought in October at GNP, but haven't been used - shame on me!
Before I got messy I needed to make a New Baby card.  I used 2 sizes of Nestabilities Romantic Rectangles in Pearlised card and stamped my old but well loved PSX stamp.  I cut a 2nd large rectangle, scored about 3/4" down and glued the two tops together, making the card. Lightly coloured with Distress markers and Glamour Dust for the moon. The two larger flowers are TH Tattered Floral and the rose was tinted with inks.

I am entering this in:
  Allsorts - Flower Power
  Joanna Sheen - New Beginnings
  Stamp your Life - New Beginnings

Take care and enjoy the rest of the weekend - I'm going to try to make something with yesterdays 'pieces'

Avril xx


Anonymous said...

A lovely peacefulness to this sweet card.
So perfect.
So far we haven't had any snowfall today but Monday doesn't appear to be a good forecast at all :(

Yvonne Garner said...

Hi Avril! Glad you are safe. A beauty of a card with one of my favorite baby images. Take care.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A beautiful and very lovely card.

Anonymous said...

So beautiful and absolutely perfect, Avril! Love the image and the shaped card you've made.

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,love the image and fab colours.xxx

sandee said...

Your baby card is so precious, I am sure whoever is getting it will want to frame it for the baby's room! I know I would! ♥ waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ☺

Meggymay said...

Love the sweet image, it is a gorgeous card.
Yvonne x

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so pretty - i just love those die cut squares
Hope you are well
Lisa x

Brenda Brown said...

A gorgeous card Avril, such a lovely stamp and beautifully framed with the nasties die cuts. Xox

debby4000 said...

Absolutely love your gorgeous card.

NGCARDS said...

This is such a pretty creation hun! Thanks for playing along at Joanna Sheen! xxx

Christine L said...

Hi Avril

Ooooh this is such a delicate and beautiful new baby card... I'm sure it will be treasured!!

And I own up too... I still have stash from Harrogate in Oct that's not been used!! Shame on us huh?? LOL!

Christine x

die amelie said...

Gosh, Avril!

I am not at all a card-maker (as you already may have noticed ;) - but I sooo admire your perfectly done cards!!!! They are awesome and so full of thought and detail!


Claudia x

Sandy said...

Sweet baby is right!! Your card is deliciously sweet - love it!!

Sandy said...

One more thing - I love the mostly white design with just a faint hue of color. So pretty!

Joan said...

This is lovely Avril, I used to have that stamp, maybe I still do somewhere, also you have used the dreaded rectangles that broke my cuttlebug! I haven't tried them on the bigshot yet. I bet it looks beautiful with the pearlised card

Rose said...

such a beautiful card and precious image :)
Thanks so much for joining us on Stamp Your Life for our New Beginnings challenge.

Sherry Eckblad said...

What a perfect baby card. The image is just wonderful and I love the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Stamp Your Life for our New Beginnings challenge.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Avril! thanks for sharing at Allsorts, hugs Samantha :0)