Sunday, 2 March 2014

Hush little baby....

Well, it may not be spring yet, but thoughts of new growth were certainly on my mind as I made a bunch of baby thank-you cards for another of my young co-workers, who will have her first child sometime this month! 
I made 3 each of 4 designs.
#1: The most traditional (least interesting?). 
The baby-foot imprint vellum was purchased at Michael's; safety pin from the stash; Framework alpha stamps from CTMH. Heart die is Lawn Fawn; scallop border die, Paper Smooches.
Card #2. 
 Laurel Beard posted a really cute card this week, using a bunny image stamped on patterned paper. I don't have the sweet Mama Elephant stamp, but Paper Smooches' Chubby Chum Pal bear was an appealing substitute. Frame is a PS duo-die; heart die from PS this time.
Card #3:  Here I was trying for the metro-savvy baby-about-town...  Paper-pieced the cute buggy from CTMH. The "eat my dust" clouds are Paper Smooches dies, but I realize now they are at the wrong end of the carriage?! Don't read too much into that--late-night crafting.
This last one was inspired by the current Viva la Verve sketch:
I used the stitched heart dies from Lil'Inker, the SU starburst dies, and a Stamps of Life stamp-and-die set for the onesie and greeting.
Here's another version.
As this last card features flowers, I'm linking it up with this week's Friday Mashup challenge, #149 which is flower sand/or a monochromatic theme. 

That's it for now!
If you believe in spring, clap your hands...
Caroline

8 comments:

  1. Great cards! Batch processing is the way to go for this stuff. I love the last one with the onesie flower!

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  2. Adorable cards! Love how the hearts and baby onesie made up your flowers!

    Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

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  3. What an adorable set of cards! I love the little garden with the hearts and the onsies. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  4. Ack! How cute are all of these babies! Loving all that patterned paper goodness! :) Thanks for the shout out as well! :)

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  5. What a sweet collection of baby cards! The paper pieced bear is so adorable! Thanks for sharing your talent with this week's SPARKS challenge!

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  6. Great cards - and I am in love with the PS Bear paper pieced using patterned paper... I will lift this idea for sure!!

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