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Sunday, November 2, 2014

A Very Special Day

Today my newest grandson Parker was baptized!!  It was so cute because during the ceremony when our priest was saying a prayer while anointing or blessing him, Parker looked right at him & listened to every word!  Anyway....this is the card I made for him.  I wanted it to be elegant looking to mark such a special occasion in his life!  Of course he doesn't have a clue what it means now, but I thought my daughter, his mother, would appreciate it!!  Of course I almost never get a good clean picture with the correct lighting...the card stock is actually a bright white!  The verse I embossed in gold is from the Baptism & Confirmation Verses set by Our Daily Bread Designs.  The oval & gold paper behind it was cut using Spellbinder's A2 Filigree Delight.  The white paper behind it is embossed with a Cuttlebug folder called Decorative Tile.  I then added that whole piece to my white card base with dimensional foam strips.  My daughter liked the verse being embossed in gold!  Well..till next time...thanks for stopping by!

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Congratulations Megan!

This is a card I made for my niece Megan's baby shower.  She is expecting her first child on Christmas Day of all days!!  Her & her husband  know that they will be having a baby girl & have already picked Camilla Sue as her name.  I thought this baby in the bassinet image was so sweet...but here comes the bad part...I forgot where I purchased it!!!  I have got to start writing down the image name and origin as soon as I start the card!!!  Anyway...the only coloring I did was on the bassinet cover & drapery with a pink Promarker.  I couldn't deal with just leaving the rest of it plain white so I just "colored" it by brushing the Clear Wink of Stella brush over it to give it a little shimmer.  It looks "goldish" in the picture in some places, but I assure you it was just a whitish shimmer.  I used the Spellbinder's Legacy Die to frame it in white & placed a pink paper behind it that matched my Promarker & to bring out some of the detail on this beautiful die.  I then placed it on my card top which I had embossed with a dotted Darice folder and added some pink pearls!  Thanks for stopping by to take a peek!!

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