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Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Oh Baby, Baby!

If you read my last post you'll know that my niece was in labour the other day!
I'm happy to say she had a little boy Aryan, 6lb 4ozs. Mother & baby doing well!
This of course calls for a card!
As you do, I trawled a few sites looking for just the right image!
I found just the one I wanted at Pink Gem Designs he's called Baby Boy Bundle.
I also noticed the challenge on A Gem of A Challenge was a sketch, so I decided to make that the basis for my creation.

Without further ado, here's my card


I have to say I'm really pleaesed with how it worked out!
I coloured the image with promarkers & cut out with a scalloped circle nestie. I coloured the edges then ran my quickie glue pen around & added my lovely Diamond Sparkles glitter!


As you can see, I did the same with my Sentiment


I made the little bunting by cutting a thin strip of card & some triangles from the papers I used. I then added the name by just printing it out & cutting the letters individually. All glued together with my quickie gluepen!


I added a card border which was cut using my new Martha Stewart deep edge punch & glittered the edges! I then  added some Prima Flowers & ribbon from my stash.
Topped off with a few little bits of card candy dotted about et voila!
I hope you like it! I sure do!
Before I list the challenges I'd like to enter I must welcome my latest followers!
Big hello's & big waves to Moira & Lynsey!
No links as yet but I'll keep looking! Thanks for joining us on this crafting journey!
So, on to challenges.
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges
A Gem of A Challenge A Sketch
KB Cute Monday Use Dots
Stamp With Fun Ribbon or Lace
Secret Crafter For a Baby
Crafty Catz Congratulations
Totally Papercrafts Glitter
Cute Card Thursday Use a sketch ( From A Gem Of A Challenge)
Bearly Mine Beautiful Babies
Craft Your Passion Anything Goes
Pollycraft Anything Goes
Make It Monday Anything Goes


20 comments:

  1. Stunning card and congrats on the new arrival Mary x

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  2. GORGEOUS card Dawn! LOVE the bunting, and that new MS border punch.....yummy! So glad little Aryan has arrived safely, your niece will adore this card! Hugs, Ali x

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  3. ooh how sweet and adorable, love the bunting.. thanks for sharing your fab creation with Craftycatz, x carol

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  4. Such a cute and adorable card I love the bunting Thank you for joining us at Craft your passion
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  5. OMGosh this is fabulous, lovely design and colour theme, and the image is absolutely adorable,

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz A Congratulations/ Special Occasion Card Challenge,

    Good Luck,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0)x

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  6. What sweet gorgeous card.The colours are beautiful, and the image so cute.

    Thanks for sharing at 'Make it Monday'

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  7. Gorgeous card Dawn,love this cute little baby image,it caught my eye on the Make it Monday challenge.
    Hugs Debbie x

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  8. What cute card :o)

    Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter this week

    Bea

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  9. Very sweet!

    Thanks for joining us on our “For a Baby” Challenge this week on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  10. I love your card! I saw it at "Make it Monday" and am a follower now.

    Hugs. Gerda

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  11. Absolutely Gorgeous!!!!!!

    Congratulations Great Auntie Dawn ;) - beautiful card and that MS Punch..... WOW! My Christmas list is starting early this year lol.

    Your neice will treasure this card forever, it's perfect x

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  12. Very sweet! Adorable card you have made. Thanks for playing with us over at BMC this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  13. hi Dawn :)

    this is shoooo cute. i just love it. i even have to make a card for my friend's wife who is expecting. And this card gave me some ideas :). Thanx for the inspiration and thank for leaving love at my blog :)
    love Alyna :)

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  14. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine ……..
    Hugs Judith

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  15. Such a wonderfully pretty card...Love the colours and your bunting is gorgeous....Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge...
    Mandy x

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  16. Wonderful, adorable card, love the sweet image and the pretty colours.
    luv
    debby

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  17. Absolutely adorable card! Love the bunting.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :-)

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  18. Hi Dawn,
    This looks adorable. I love the image & the pearlescent papers. The bunting looks fab too. Thanks for joining us this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  19. Awwww how cute this stunning baby card is great job on the bunting nnice touch fab take on the sketch.. thanks for sharing at A Gem of a chll.

    smiles Christine xx

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  20. This is just gorgeous and great take on the sketch.......love the bunting!

    Janet x

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx