February 01, 2013

A Baby Girl ...

Hi Everybody,

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I have made this card today for a friend who has just had a baby girl.   I can't resist  baby cards especially  for  girls when  I can go to  town with the  ...  Flowers, Ribbons and Pearls.


This  is right up  my street and I really enjoy making this type  of card.

So here is my card to  welcome the  new baby.

I have made it to a book style and I have used the Grand Labels 4

I have cut a page from each of the four largest dies all in different card... and another layer of lace in between the fourth and third layers.
The cream card has baby feet embossed into it.

The other layers have also been embossed and a double layer of pink and white braiding has been added to the centre.

The pink bow at the top has a small pearl heart buckle and the charm is a baby shoe in silver.

The flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts  are a mixture of  Roses, Cherry Blossoms, Carnations and Tulips and all have been glittered with Glamour Dust.

The leaves have been cut from the Foliage set from  Spellbinders.

The Butterflies  I have used are Organza with glitter on the wings .... very pretty.

I have added the flower corsage to a Labels 20 shape and used the matching pearl   "Bling"  from Want2Scrap

I have also added the babys' name and birth date to the same kind of label and added in the pearls again.

I have made a card stand in cream to display it ... and of course it has to have matching box.

The box lid also has the baby feet embossed into it.

If you want to make a box to match your cards you will find the instructions in the tutorial
Making Boxes


Hope you like ....

Hugs xx

19 comments:

  1. Oh gosh Christina this is fabulous.

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  2. that is so beautiful, wish it was blue, I have just been presnted with a 4th gt. granson, but I keep hoping for a gorl xxx

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  3. Hi Christina what a beautiful card .
    the lady on you tube will be having a fit with all the flowers.
    Love Marion

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  4. Amazing card Christina, again i have these dies and have used one once! how do you make the bow with the buckle in it? Well done again. Lorraine T

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  5. Oh wow, Christina, this is stunning!! What a gorgeous card!! I love all of the beautiful embellishments you used!! The embossed feet are so cute!! Love, love it!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  6. wow beautiful
    liefs jacqueline
    http://blog.seniorennet.nl/jacqueline/

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  7. This is absolutely stunning Christina. I love the book effect. Pat x

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  8. Gorgeous Christina, I love the flowers ribbons and pearls! I love the paper you choose and style of the card. You must be so excited to give this to your friend, she will be delighted. I started an album which I posted today, check it out! Missing you.. hugs

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  9. This is gorgeous Christina, what a beautiful project.
    Hugs
    Suzie xx

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  10. How lovely Christina, perfect baby girl card, love all the flowers, pearls and ribbon. Also the baby feet embossed is so gorgeous.

    Wilma x x x x

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  11. Stunning, so much gorgeous detail. xx Flora

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  12. Love the details, so pretty. Giving me some great ideas! Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Hello Christina...
    This card set is just L♥vely! I am thoroughly enchanted with it - but I MUST know the maker of the die you used for the stand!! How may I find it?
    Thank you for the years and many hours of delight on YouTube. I eagerly await each new video!

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  14. Simply Beautiful! I love your soft colors and details! Great job! And, I LOVE your box tutorial! Great idea!

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  15. What beautiful detail and design...

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