Saturday 21 April 2012

Baby cards

It's week 64 over at 'Less is More' & it's a theme
this time, which is......
                           How Charming
We have to make and/or use a charm on  our project.
I decided to make & enter two baby cards. I need one for my neice
who is expecting her baby any day now. No idea if it's a boy
or girl as they wanted it to be a surprise so I made two cards.
I will probably make another larger card with their names
or the baby's name etc.but I have a choice now at least. I was in
 need of spare baby ones anyway so these will come in  handy
 at some point I am sure.
Both cards are made using a Pink Petticoat image. It's a sweet babyelephant which I have had for a while now.
The first card is a girl's card coloured in my fav pink again lol. I used
Copics to colour the image and added some glamour dust and
 chalked the edge of the nestie too. A tiny hearts cuttled matt layer
behind it and a pink satin ribbon also. I added a cute 'tiny feet' charm I
have had for ages, I love it for baby cards.
The second card was made the same way except I used a labels two
nestie to cut the main image and a square nestie matt under that one.  A
sweet 'baby pram' charm & an organza ribbon complete the card.
I am so lucky to have a choice of  quite a few charms as I make bookmarks
with them on. I have so many now as I just cannot resist them lol.What
a great surprise when I looked at the LIM challenge this week, I was a
 very happy bunny  :)
We are off to see my first grandson tomorrow , saw my 2nd grandson two days ago
& had a long cuddle. We are also babysitting for both of them soon.... happy days !!!!
ps. Oh oh I just looked on the ribbon girl I NEED more
'stuff' !!!!....... sighs.


Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the fabulous

Chrissie said...

These are both really sweet Viv, it's a cute image and looks fab in either colour!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

sandy's crafty bits said...

ooo two super little cards love both colours ... just doing a bit of blog hopping ... hope you have a great weekend ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

Jan said...

Stunning cards Viv love them xx Jan

Loli said...

Hola Viv, muy bien con tu espaƱol:D you're a good student:D.
Ooooh viv what beautiful and sweet cards, i think this year your family is surounded of babies :D. They are the happiness of the home:D
A warm hug my good student.

Cally said...

Two lovely cards Viv. Love the image. Callyx

Lynne said...

They are both gorgeous Viv. Love this image and they look great against the embossed background. Fabulous charms just made for these cards.
Lynne xxx

Suze Bain said...

Cute cards and sweet little charms. xx

Rosemary said...

what sweet baby cards, viv!! the little ellie image is just adorable!

Canonbury creations said...

Gorgeous baby cards Viv I just love the baby elephant. That stork is very busy with your family:) Enjoy your Charlie cuddles!
Val x

Jackie said...

Gorgeous in both colours Viv. Enjoy your babysitting :o)
Jackie xx

May said...

Stunning baby cards, simply beautiful.... enjoy you cuddles, Hugs May x x x

Mandi said...

These are both just lovely Viv
Charms are perfcet on baby cards. Make them extra special
Thank you very much
"Less is More"

Scrapmate said...

Oh so sweet!

Bea said...

These are soooo cute!

Shaz said...

Such cute cards, love the image. xx

Anne said...

Hi Viv what a gorgeous duo, so sweet!

Darnell said...

Your cards are so stinkin' cute, just adorable and those charms are so precious!! Have fun babysitting!

Carole said...

Hi Viv, love those cute cards, just fab! Enjoy your visit with your grandson, they are both adorable.

Wendy Fraser said...

Sweet cards, love the cute elephants xx

Beccy said...

Awww Viv, these cards are gorgeous and the little charms are so sweet. I love the image too. Have fun with your gorgeous little grandsons!

Aileen said...

Both cards are super cute. x

Vicky Hayes said...

These are sweet Viv! I like the way you attached your charm through a punched hole. Vicky x

Helen in the UK said...

Very sweet cards and very LIM :)

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Such sweet baby cards and of course the charm is perfect for these.

Kim Dellow said...

Oh they are just gorgeous! lovely cards. Kim

Sarah's Little Snippets said...

Oh Viv! these are so GORGEOUS :) What a super little image and I love the layouts on both of them. Sarah x

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Viv

Oh these are both really sweet. Love how you've attached your charm too.


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