Thursday, 26 July 2018

Sweet Bundle Of Joy

Hi bloggers!  Today's offering is one for the new Mom's out there!  I started with a piece of decorative paper from my stash for the background. I cut a multi layered frame using the Double Stitched Rectangles out of blush card and coconut white card.  I added the frame with mounting foam.  Next I cut the rattle in blush card and backed it with blue dusk card and cut the centre of the handle out.  I added a small round treat cup that I had filled with Iced Flake and white micro beads.  I sealed it with acetate and glued it into place in the rattle.   I glued the rattle diagonally into the frame.  I cut the sentiment in blush card and glued it to the upper corner.  I used the border from the set and created a blush bow that I attached to the bottom centre of the frame.  The card was completed with white, blush and blue dusk mats and layers.  The finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x  7 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x

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June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, absolutely beautiful, what a keepsake for all those new Mum's and Dad's out there - not forgetting the grandparents and siblings.... yes I very much like this one.

I received my stamps yesterday they are wonderful, thank you xx

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, what a beautiful new Baby card, love the combination of blush and pale blue. Have a good day everyone. Bx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful card for new parents and new babies.

Marion Scott said...

Good morning Sue, beautiful baby card, one to be treasured by any new mum. Who would have thought of creating a bow out of the border!!

Marion S x

Chris Curry said...

Love this card. Definitely one to be framed. Thank you Sue, have a good day. Stay cool. Xxx said...

Good Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card, a very pretty keepsake.
Take care and keep cool.Kitty.

Unknown said...

Hi sue,

What new mother would absolutely love to receive a card like that, pride of place on mantel piece am sure it would be! Stunning!!!

Di Di from broadstairs Kent.

Jacqui O A said...

Fab shaker card Sue.

Unknown said...

Really cute card! Love how you've made a bow from a border die cut, what a clever idea, and the pearl in the middle is a lovely addition. Debra x

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue x xhazel

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Such a lovely card this morning and I am sure the new mum would treasure a card like this one. I love the details on paper piecing on the rattle and your idea with the bow.
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all.... Wendy

Steph Cotterill said...

What a precious sample you've given us today, quite adorable Sue. Everything is just gorgeous from your stash to that incredible paper bow you've created, how clever and what a great idea. Cardstock, treat cups and your beautiful inspiration all I need and want now is the die, and I want that sooo bad lol.
Hope your day is a nice day. Hugs xxx

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
New parents would certainly treasure this card, love the novelty of making the rattle into a shaker, fabulous. X

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, such a sweet card, any new mum would love to receive it I am sure! I don't know anyone expecting a baby at the moment but if I did I would have to have this set. Love Jean xxx

Clai01 said...

lovely card. x

CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card today, really cute.


Kate's Cards said...

Cute! Xx

Unknown said...

Good Morning Sue

This is a really cute card that any new mum or mom would love to receive.

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card.
B xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, beautiful card this morning. A keepsake if ever there was one.

Barbara V

TDQ Karen said...

Lovely card x

Heather Treble said...

Hi Sue,
A sweet card for a new mum and baby.
Thanks for sharing,

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Oh what an adorable card the rattle shaker is so cute A lovely keepsake for new parents

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
That's what I love about your dies they make spectacular cards. Yesterday I had to make an 18th birthday card in a hurry(my mum always reminded of impending birthdays) I used the cocktail glasses and it took me 3/4 hour so thank you Sue much quicker than going to the shops and just think of the money saved.Now what die is next on my list?

Anne said...

This is so cute, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

Tressa said...

Sweet baby card any new mum would be happy to have. I wouldn't chose the stereotypical blue and pink for babys' cards though.


lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
A really cute baby card.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - a very sweet new baby card and I love the rattle and the way you have created the bow. Sending best wishes

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty. love Jean Z xxxx

karenlotty said...

Truly gorgeous A wonderful keepsake

2 dollybirds said...

Wish I knew someone who was pregnant just so I could make this card.Its beautiful.

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue A lovely Baby card. The rattle is really lovely and all the better being a shaker card as well. This will fit nicely into some young mums memory box. A keepsake to look back on for many years. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
Such a sweet card today & one that any new parents or grandparents would definitely keep. Yvonne xx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

What a sweet shaker card and I just love that improvised bow! really do think outside the


ClareW said...

GM Sue. Cute card

Unknown said...

Really like that sentiment, and the bow is so clever. I'd probably do it in yellow snd green. A rattle is about the most literal reason to make a shaker card.

Best to all,


carol edwards said...

So sweet Sue, love the rattle and your sentiments are great x

Susan Battensby said...

Really cute card Sue.

Stella Munn said...

So sweet & would look lovely in a frame in the nursery room. Thanks Sue x

Crafty Cruiser said...

Cute and lovely
Doreen R

Pauline Austen said...

Such a cute card and lovely bow. Hugs Pauline xx

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a very cute baby card. Your rattle is great and the bow is so different made with the border die cut.

BenteS said...

Such a sweet baby card :))
I love the possibility to make the rattle into a shaker card.

Sue MacFall said...

Beautiful - any new mum would love to receive this. Thank you, Sue

Muriel said...

Hello Sie and all
Very cute and clever shaker card and a real keepsake. Love the border bow
Muriel x

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, who doesn't like a shaker card and I am sure any new parent would love this one. I think the bow made from a border is very clever but as it is hanging off the edge it would be difficult to post without spoiling it, probably one for a hand delivery only.


cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Working nights last night so only just got up! What a sweet card that any parent would be thrilled to receive and will keep forever!
Hugs x
Heather T

Margaret R said...

Hi Sue
Blue for a boy, Pink for a girl. Unfortunately I don't have any imminent reason for sending such a card, but the design is lovely.
Margaret x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, This is such a cute Baby card.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Scottydog said...

Perfect for new parents, who wouldn’t love it? Thank you Sue.

Suzzette Yandle said...

A sweet baby card using your baby rattle. Shake, shake, shake.

KarinsArtScrap said...

so beautiful Sue

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Such a cute card Sue x love the rattle die used as a shaker , such a unique keepsake x thankyou Sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Unknown said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
🥇For Your Tremendous Blog/🥇For Your Outstanding Cutting Dies
first Of All I Received The Luxurious Wednesday Gift Card Yesterday As Many
Say It’s So Beautiful In Real Life............. Thank You So Very Much Sue
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card:-
“Creative Expression Ruler 12”/30cm”
“Decorative Paper From Stash”
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Blush/Blue Dusk Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic”
“Creative Expression Small Round Treat Cup Pack Of 6”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Iced Snow”
“Creative Expression Cosmic White Micro Beads”
“Creative Expression Acetate”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Flat Backed White Pearl”
Magnificent Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card:-
“Sue Wilson’s Double Stitched Rectangle Die Set” (From The Noble Collection 9 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Babies Rattle Die Set”. (From The Fillables Collection 7 Cutting Dies)
Sue, You Began Today’s Card By Creating a Multi Layered Frame Using “THE DOUBLE STITCHED RECTANGLES”
Using Blush/Coconut White Foundation Card......
Next You Cut Out “THE BABIES RATTLE” Using Blush Foundation Card Then You Backed With Blue Dusk
Foundation Card Then You Cut Out The Centre On The Handle, You Added The Small Treat Cup Then Filled With
Iced Sow/White Micro Beads, You Sealed It With Acetate Then Glued It Into Place In The Babies Rattle
You Glued The Babies Rattle Diagonally Into The Frame You Used The Sentiment From The Die Set You Cut
From Blush Foundation Card............
Sue, Then You Glued Your Sentiment To The Upper Corner Of Your Card, You Also Took The Border From The
Set To Create A Bow Which You Placed At The Bottom Of Your Card You Added A White/Blush/Dusk Blue Mat/Layer
Which Also Includes Your Famous/Signature/Piercing
Sue Thank You For Sharing
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather Plus Sam & Family
Sue Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

Littlelamb said...

Lovely card Sue and brilliant idea to make a shakercard.

scrAPpamondo said...

It's a so cute and sweet baby card!

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

A lovely fun yet sweet card and easily changeable with the colour if needed. Love it....

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card to welcome a new baby, love the rattle

Love and hugs to everyone

CCM said...

Lovely shaker card and design. Really like the bow. Thanks for the inspiration.
Hugs from Toronto to you all and special hugs to all missing friends.
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette

Joan McKevitt said...

How cute is that!!! I love it, Sue. Jo xx

CraftyJo said...

That's cute 😉

Wendy from Scotland said...

Hi Sue, Lovely keepsake card, any mother would cherish it. Love my stamp set, thank you.
love Wendy x

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Such a cute new baby shaker card just perfect to go in a Baby Keepsake Box.
I love the colour scheme of Blush, Coconut White and Blue Dusk, they go so well together!
Lesley S x

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Love the design of the card, but not too sure about the colour combination of blue and blush. Having said that, it might have just come across a bit odd on the laptop screen.


ahappycrafter50 said...

Cute Sue.

sued99 said...

Really love this card. X

ursula said...

A really sweet little card for a new ‘bundle of joy’.....luv Ursula xx

Yorkie girl said...

Good evening Sue
What a lovely keepsake you have created it’s gorgeous my niece just had a little girl two weeks ago I used your dies to make her a card
I hope you are well Sue
Take care folks.
Theresa Goodwin

Jan.moogie said...

Fabulous baby card Sue and a bit different from the high street , great. hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Marie.P. from Longridge said...

Beautiful card Sue.
Any new Mum (and Dad) would be delighted to receive it.
Marie P.

dj from kettering said...

This would be so nice in pink as well, or with two
rattles for twins!!!

Doreen x

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
what a lovely card ready to receive the new arrival into this world.

Pawprintx4 said...

I needed this earlier this year with the birth of my first grandson. Actually I did use another baby die set, the little stuffed animals. This rattle does make a great shaker. Very cute card.
Everyone, hope your weekend will be great,
Stephanie K

Barbara said...

Gorgeous card Sue!
I love a shaker card and your dies make it so much easier to make!

Owlish said...

A very sweet shaker card so much interest in it