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Wednesday 27 October 2010

New Baby

Hello, firstly sorry for such a poor picture,
I always take my pics in the daytime in the conservatory,
or if I have to take it at night I use my light tent,
 but since I've re~organised my craft room it's been put away,
Will have to set it up again!
Have uploaded another daylight picture ~ but still not great!!!
My card is actually soft, muted shades of lavender & cream.
The ribbon has been hand dyed (thanks Chris for the demo) and really doesn't look this dark!!!
Anyway ~  I have made this for my Niece who is expecting a baby girl,
I wanted to make a more vintage card that your typical pink!
I'm happy with the end result, just disappointed that parts the picture are dark!
I have used
Magnolia ~ Standing Baby
Basic Greay ~ Capella
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
SU ~ Ting Tags Punch & Stamps
Retro Flower Punches
E.LM ~ Branch Punch
Glimmer Mist ~ Pearl
Ribbon, Pearls, Safety Pin from Stash
I'd like to enter the following:
Truly Scrumptious ~ Sketch (Optional Petals, Pearls & Pins)
Cooking It Up Wirh Katie ~ Girly, Lilac & a Bow
Simon Says Stamp ~ Punch Em (Punched Flowers)
Thanks for looking


Debbie said...

Your being too hard on yourself Fleur, this card is lovely. I like the NOT pink for girls and Blue for boys, the vintage baby look is beautiful. Debbiexx

cheryl said...

oh hun this card is just pure eye candy so none of that negative stuff you hear me love that cute image and as ever your detail is just amazing,hugs cheryl xxxx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Fleur I love the lace, and your niece is going to love it.xxx

chris said...

Hi Fleury, wow this is so cute and just full of gorgeousness, scrummy.
hope you are having a good week, we are up until tonight when M has realised school is only 4 days away.
thanks for link hugs chris xx

G Peplow said...

How cute is your card? Very!! Artificial light isn't the best for taking colour photos, it's a shame because it looks lovely. I love the flowers, dotty is good:0) xx

Lisa Jane said...

awww what a little cutie , i love the vintage feel
Lisa ;)

Jennifer said...

Oh this is lovely Fleur! Gorgeous!! xx Jenny xx

Nicola said...

Great card and it looks very vintage I love it. Hugs Nicola xx

Fiona said...

pretty card Fleur...that DP is gorgeous!! must buy!! cute little image with frilly knickers..lol!!


brenda said...

It's hopeless getting decent photos lately, so dull all the time.

A really lovely card and ike to layout, not unlike a sketch I came across last week which I'm sure I shall use again.

B x

Sara said...

This is a really lovely card, cute image and I love the flowers, hugs Sara xx

Dawn B. said...

This is precious.. I LOVE the way you added the little safety pin. It is perfect for this stamp. Great job here Fleur.

Jules said...

Hi Fleur

Such a sweet card.

I love the flowers and your tiny little tags .. .. great layout too.

Have a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Heather said...

Fabulous card Fleur, love the gorgeous image, great colouring and fantastic details.

Thanks so much for joining us in the Simon Says Stamp challenge.
hugs Heather xx

Basslady said...

this is adorable! fantastic and soooo lovely!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Anna-Karin said...

Lovely card. Love the tags. The vintage baby is cute.


liza said...

oh Fleur your card is gorgeous i soo love your flowers they are stunning as is your colouring of the fab magnolia stamp
hope you have a great weekend
love n hugs

Chris said...

great card, the picture isn't bad, I love all your embellishments.
thanks for joining us at Cooking It Up With Katie.

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous! I love the soft colors!! Thanks for Cooking it up with Katie this week!
Tammy x

Lou said...

Hi! What a gorgeous card Fleur,love the soft colours/flowers and such a sweetie too.
The bow,pin and tiny tags are so lovely.
Hope you have had a nice week with Mac?
see you soon,hugs Lou.xx

Mackenzie said...

Hello Mummy I bet she is going to love it. I love the bow and the flowers lots of love Mackenzie xXx.

jenny said...

Just stunning Fleur! A lovely soft colour combo and the hand-dyed ribbon and flowers look beautiful x

Jenny xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Fleur ,, so beautiful !! the image is adorable and the papers and embellies are perfect ,, I LOVE those flowers and the ribbon with the pin ,, very cute :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge

Lols x x x

Beth said...

Such a pretty card! The image is adorable and the soft colours are lovely! Thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious Challenge!

Love Beth xx

Suzie McFloozy said...

Cute image - love the slippers !
Great layout too x
Thanks for joining us this week at cooking it up with Katie xx
((hugs)) suzie xx