Sunday, September 29, 2013

"Naturally, She's Gorgeous" - Welcome Baby...Happy Dance, Wanna Sketch #9, Online Insider Class

Last week, our thoughtful, heart-as-big-as Everest,  wonderful Bev welcomed her 19th grandchild into her life: a little girl, Avery Mae.   She is, as Bev noted, absolutely gorgeous, and I’ll wait while you go see for yourself….See, I told you so!

In honour of Miss Avery, I decided to try my hand at a baby card.  I think I made a couple baby cards back in my *early* crafting days (uh, yeah…that would be about 11 3/4 months ago….), relying on journaling cards cut from 12 X 12 sheets (I hadn’t fully realized the full spectrum of card-making goodies – and amazing people -  yet…), so this recent endeavour sees me a bit nervous.  Once I had my *baby girl* theme decided, the next step was finding a sketch:  Lisa Arana’s Wanna Sketch #9 fit the bill.  

Of course, I had to ‘twist and turn’ it a bit to use some of my NUBS – a mini file folder die (MCT) and baby die (SSS) – in place of a tag, as well as create an “inside” that I think is kind of cute. 


Welcome, sweet baby; Welcome Sweet Avery Mae…


The "inside' that has me all giddy is the wee file folder that can be dual-purposed:  use it like a file folder, flip it open and write a wee note inside. Alternatively, glue up the side, and you have a cute envelope to slide in a gift card or a note (maybe with baby's birth details, or the meaning of her/his name...).

Hope you like this, Grandma Bev, and hope Avery does too!  What a wonderful family she's been born into and  with your influence and encouragement, she's sure to be a creative young lass! 

Thanks so much for dropping by; your visit adds sparkle to my day!




6 comments:

  1. Awww babies, always a fun inspiration. How adorbs is Avery??? What a super sweet little baby card to welcome her to the world. LOVE that darling little folder. Thank you so much for being inspired by wanna sketch!

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  2. My goodness, this is just a darling card and that file folder - yep, fantastic. Bev is going to just love this!! You are such a sweet friend! :)

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  3. Cute, cute! Perfect congrats for grandma Bev!

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  4. What a sweet card for little Avery and grandma, Carol ... that wee multi purpose file folder is simply adorable, especially in that yummy DP! Anita :)

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  5. What the heck? Another sweet creation that I almost missed had I not scrolled down the page just a click or two. I ditto every remark I made on the most recet card - pure baby girl sweetness in the colors on one Carol! That image is just too cute for words!!!

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  6. Did you say 19 grandchildren?!!! Holey Moley!!!!!!! And I bet in all of those births, this is by far the sweetest, most adorable little baby card she's every received!!!

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