Tuesday, 20 March 2012

A Sweet Baby Boy


This is a very late congratulations card from son & DIL to their friends - the original email with the pic got lost in cyberspace.

All of the papers here are from my bits box so I am very pleased with myself to have found all these that matched the pic of the new arrival.

The 'plain' blue  rectangle has fine polka dots on it though hard to see in the pic. I ran the red through the CB with swiss dots and went over the top  and edges lightly with a white ink pad - again not very clear
I matted the pic of the baby on to red card then adhered to silver mirri with foam pads.

Simple embellishments of some muslin, buttons, gingham bow and flower. I have had the ribbon and the teeny buttons in my stash for well over 10years.
I nearly gave up trying to get the thread through the holes of these miniscule buttons but I am not one to give up and triumphed in the end.
The sentiment circle was made in Publisher and adhered with foam pads..

Kaboodle #111 - how cute is that
Mojo #233 - sketch
Allsorts #146 - 3 in a row
CYDA #41 - just for men/boys + button
Bearly Mine #27 - dots
SOS #44 - buttons and bows
Tuesday Throwdown #90 - spring cleaning

Thank you for stopping by
Cheers me dears



brenda said...

What a little darling and how lovely for the parents to have a beautifully personalised card.

Thanks for joining in our Three in a Row them at Allsorts this week.

B x

Stephanie said...

What new parents wouldn't be delighted to receive such an amazing card? It' truly wonderful :) xxx

Shannon White said...

OMGoodness so Precious! They are just going to Love this! 8-) Wonderful layout and dp's! Just a really sweet keepsake card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown! 8-)

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful scrapbook page and a handsome baby. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

Michelle said...

What a great card! And that baby is too sweet :) Don't you love using up bits and pieces from your stash?
Blessings, Michelle

mudmaven said...

What a sweet baby and such a great use of your "bits" - don't you love it when you can do that? Thanks for joining us for our How Cute is That! challenge on Kaboodle Doodles. ~chris

paperfun said...

The card is beautiful, but the baby is even more beautiful. Congratulations on your new grandchild.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.


Beryl K said...

Great card Irene, and a beautiful baby boy.
Beryl x

alicaz said...

aww, so sweet! Great colors too!
Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Hugs, Alica :)

Elaine said...

What a stunner wow great work and such a personalised card
( beautiful baby )
hugs Elaine

Marjie Kemper said...

How totally precious! Love your card and that sweet little one. Bonus points for using up the old stash goodies!

Jacqui P said...

What a perfect angel!! Such a great idea for our male themed challenge! thanks for joining the fun over at CYDA challenge!
JAcqui P x

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A gorgeous card and such a beautiful baby.

Thanks for joinning us this fortnight at CYDA in our men/boys & buttons challenge.


Cheryl said...

This card is precious! Congratulations on making the Top 3 at Kaboodle Doodles this week!!