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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Welcome Little One

Hi everyone, another warm day today, my friend Fran and I went to Shirley's this morning and made 3 cards and enjoyed each others company. I was supposed to get cards for another friend, but forgot to bring them back with me. Fran and I stopped at a little cafe and had some lunch and then she dropped me back home. I had a few dishes to wash and boy that was hot work. After 2 days of heat, the house is starting to warm up and slaving over a hot sink of water makes me really hot! Our eldest daughter popped in around tea time to pick her dog up so we are back to just 2 dogs again, should be a bit more quieter around here. We were just about to have some tuna patties that I was still cooking so offered her some too. Still some left for Adrian to have cold for lunch tomorrow.
A friend's daughter has had a little baby girl, not sure of her name but she was quite a large baby and Emily is such a tiny little thing. Apparently they let her continue in labour for quite a while before giving her an emergency caesarian. The baby was well over 9lb. So... I need to make a baby card and also a card for my friend and her hubby. Their first grandchild!
Here is the card I made.
I've used a really bright pink as the basecard and a DP from a pad of papers from one of the cheap shops. I drew the shape of a cloud, cut it out, and inked around the edges. The baby is a Magnolia image and I coloured her with Copic Markers and popped her on the cloud with foam dots.
I used some white card and a Martha Stewart punch for the little heart strip and the sentiment is from SU Petite Pairs and punched with a small wide oval.
Now I just have to get the babies name so I can do the inside of the card and their addy to post if off.
I would like to enter this into Make It Monday #62 - Anything Goes
Thanks for stopping by and all the lovely comments too!
Take Care,
Sandy

15 comments:

  1. This is lovely Sandy, I like the bright cheery papers and the sweet baby tilda.
    Kevin xx

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  2. oh this is one beautiful card love those cheery papers,hugs cherylx

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  3. Oh what a happy arrival of a new baby card!!! LOVE your cloud drawing too! :)

    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
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    Lisa xx

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  4. Soo CUTE Sandy.. Your friends daughter will love this..faye

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  5. Oh my, super super sweet Sandy! Love the colour combo!

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  6. wow thats a good healthy sized baby, your card is beautiful and perfect for a new babay card Sandy...I love crafting with other but it rarely happens, it sounds like you had a brilliant day despite the heat
    Mina xxx

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  7. Awww what a sweet card, love the pink patterned papers xxx

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  8. What a super sweet baby card! She is going to love it :)

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  9. Hi Sandy ...oops my fault you did not take card kits ..
    This lovely sweet baby card with great colouring . and pretty BG paper.
    hugs Shirley

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  10. What a sweet card Sandy. Sounds as if you all had a good day. Hugs Rita xx

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  11. This is really sweet! Gorgeous baby card Sandy!

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  12. I love pink! :) And that image is adorable. Fab job.

    I saw you on MIM.

    Cheers,
    Jenny aka Wifey Cookie
    http://cookieadventures.blogspot.com/

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  13. This is such a sweet card....terrific colouring. Spied you on Make it Monday.

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  14. Hi Sandy

    Sweet baby card, I love the way you created the cloud for her to be sleeping on.

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

    Michelle :o)

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  15. Oh so sweet, Sandy. I like the way you made a cloud, colouring is nice too.

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