Sunday, 4 May 2014

Baby shower!

A lovely friend of mine, Tristy, and her partner, Luke, had a baby shower yesterday for the upcoming arrival of their first bub.
Seeing as I know Tristy from bookclub, some of the bookclub ladies and I went in together to buy a gift - and the most appropriate thing for a bookclub to buy for a baby is of course, books!!  We got a Dr Seuss collection, a collection of picture books (which includes "We're going on a bear hunt", a favourite in our family) and a baby blanket.
My card fit with the theme:

I don't remember the name or brand of this stamp - I borrowed it to stamp some images at the Craft Retreat I attended in March.  It belongs to Lyndal Higgins, so I will have to ask her for the name.
** UPDATE: Lyndal got back to me VERY quickly!! It is Clear Art Stamps, "Story of Me".  Thanks, Lyndal! 
I coloured it with Copics, and fussy cut it out.  I put it over some DSP from Stampin' Up, and a punched border.  The sentiment, "so precious", is from Hero Arts, and is one of my favourite sentiments to use for baby cards :)

I'll be submitting this card to Simon Says Stamp's "Anything Goes" challenge
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/simon-says-anything-goes-with-sequins/
Thanks for visiting :)

4 comments:

  1. Just darling, Michelle, makes me think of Christopher Robin and Pooh! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  2. I love the colors for this book theme baby shower card. The colors are so vibrant and they pop nicely!

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  3. Wow, Michelle, you have your fussy cutting down to an art! Your little girl is awesome and I love how you went around the cut with the shading. A really pretty card!

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  4. Very pretty card. Your colouring is exquisite!!! Just fantastic! :)

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