Thursday, 23 August 2018

Welcome Little One

Hi crafters!  Today's card is a sweet baby card that I have constructed from the Welcome Little One Frame.    I started by cutting the decorative die from the Caroline die set into a piece of coconut white card.  I backed it with Custard card to create the background for the card.  Next I cut the Welcome Little One Frame out of white card and inked through the die with Antique Linen Distress Oxide ink while it was still in the die.  I nipped the frame apart, taking the baby blocks together and the bottle and booties as another piece.  I cut the die again in black and nipped it apart in the same way and used that as a shadow.  I made a multi layered frame using the Double Stitched Rectangles with a wider white frame and a thin custard frame added on top.  I added the two separate pieces from the frame to either side with foam.  I cut the sentiment in both black and custard card, shadowed it and glued it into the centre of the Caroline die in the background.  The card was
completed with white, custard, and black 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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jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely sweet card for a new baby! I don't have any new babies due in my family, have to wait for great grandchildren but hopefully that will not be for quite a few years! Love Jean xxx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful new baby card. Love the neutral colours for a change.

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, now this is a really awesome Baby card, love how the die can be snipped apart and used as seperate elements. Have a good day everyone. Bx

Unknown said...

Hi sue,

What a pretty baby card, I love the stitched effect around the baby die and the lovely detail in the booties and bottles.

Di Di from broadstairs Kent.

Unknown said...

Good Morning Sue

A lovely card on the occasion of the birth of a girl or boy and one I am sure parents would treasure. It's beautiful!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Steph Cotterill said...

Morning. This makes a lovely change, a celebration of a new life and die frame. As I type this, I have a card with fluffy clouds with a cute spring lamb and stars surrounding a treat cup with pretty bling inside (at last I bought some) ! But I'm still waiting for a name to personalise this card in awaiting ! It's not often these days that parents to be aren't ready with a name. I have this beautiful frame on my list to add to my other baby does you have given us and it can't come soon enough.
Thanks for this cute sample and the inspiration. Enjoy your day xxx said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a lovely card to welcome the new baby.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue,

A lovely baby card and one as Heather has said any new parents would treasure.

Marion S x

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, oh this is such a cute card, really beautiful and a treasure for mothers to keep for their children to show them in later life.

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

Unknown said...

Great baby card! Debra x

ClareW said...

GM Sue. Cute card.

hazel young said...

Wonderful card Sue x x hazel

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely “new baby” card this morning. Love the way you have used the dies. .A keepsake I think.

Barbara V

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all
Brilliant card this morning and I love how you have created the card by snipping away the Welcome little one frame. Being able to change the the colour will make this frame come in handy. Thank you Sue.
crafty hugs and well wishes to all... Wendy

Janice K said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful gender friendly card.x

CraftyCoffey said...

Lovely card today, so cute.


Hunnymummy54 said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous cute baby card today really beautiful.

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a lovely day all
Hunnymummy54 from MK

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Beautiful card for a miraculous occasion. Done in these colours can be made ahead of the birth especially for the times when the baby's gender in unknown ...... which is very rare these days. Thankyou Sue. Again...... sorry for my absence over the holiday weekend.... another dance festival..... with no WiFi available again will be back on Monday. Sending best wishes to everyone. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A lovely card, the colours are great.
B xx

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue lovely sweet card perfect for a keepsake

Marie P. from Longridge said...

A beautiful card Sue and my 6th. Great Grandchild is expected early in the New Year so I must put this posting on my NEED list.
I love all the detail you have put into this card without doing an overload.
Thank you Sue
Marie P.

Suemac said...

Lovely pretty card.

Chris Curry said...

A special and lovely card Sue, thank you have a good day. Xxx

dj from kettering said...

Anyone would be pleased to receive this!

Doreen x

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
A lovely keepsake card and as Marie said without doing an overload

Anne said...

A lovely card, Sue

Anne (Northampton)

Unknown said...

Who would have thought that Antique Linen and Custard card would be a perfect color match. I’ll have to serve chocolate pudding instead of custard if I ever break out the heirloom table coloths and invite my toothless acquaintances over for a soft snack. Otherwise they wouldn’t be able to find what they’re eating.

How did you know Caroline would go so well on a baby card? I’d want something less girlie for a new baby boy. But what? Maybe Tahiti.

And maybe turquoise for the color. That would work for a girl, too.

Hmmm, orange would be interesting for a baby of unknown gender.

Those snippable frames sure are useful!

Congratulations to all awaiting a new little person.


carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, such a lovely card to welcome a precious little one. Love the colours, dies and everything on this one. Thanks x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Wonderful new baby card.

karenlotty said...

Lovely card I wouyhave never thought to use Antique Linen Distress Oxides It looks brilliant

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
What a gorgeous welcome to a new little person. The die looks so good with the colouring through it and the snipping.
Muriel x

Laura O said...

Great card sue baby cards are always useful and this one is really pretty. Laura O Springfield

TDQ Karen said...

Very sweet love the subtle colours

BenteS said...

Lovely baby card.
The colours are pretty - go well to both girls and boys :))

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, love the card. love Jean z xxxx

Crafty vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card with your beautiful baby dies & what a beautiful way to welcome a new life into the world .Yvonne xx

Crafty Cruiser said...

Ah, so sweet - and gender neutral.
Doreen R

sued99 said...

I like the way you’ve used the frame in different sections but I’m sorry to say that the colours don’t really work for me. X

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning baby card. I love the colour and the dies you have used. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Theresa said...

it is such a sweet card. who would have thought that white and yellow could wok so well together? and the colour matches antique linen so perfectly! fab. hugs xx

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, a lovely alternative way to use the Welcome Little One Frame and I love the gentleness of the custard card and antique linen ink, such a nice change from the usual blue or pink. Caroline sits very nicely in the centre, I must remember to try something like this in the future.


Tressa said...

Sweet card. The colour choice is nicely neutral and for either sex.


Unknown said...

Hi Sue
sorry its been such along time wish my health could keep up so I could write each day. I even missed your new little launch so have some serious catching up, although I did manage to watch Lisa with them on Hochanda and thought they were fantastic. Back to todays card, it looks really sweet, and I love the colour scheme.
With best wishes
Elaine Ann

Unknown said...

Hi Sue
sorry its been such along time wish my health could keep up so I could write each day. I even missed your new little launch so have some serious catching up, although I did manage to watch Lisa with them on Hochanda and thought they were fantastic. Back to todays card, it looks really sweet, and I love the colour scheme.
With best wishes
Elaine Ann

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous baby card. It is so sweet with the Welcome Little One frame and the background cut from the Caroline die.

June Horrocks said...

This is a very pretty card due a real gift to s new mum and dad the colours are lovely thank you sue xxxxx

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Sweet card. Lovely dies and colour. I think the Caroline die set gives a crest type look to the background, very regal. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Adorable card. I wish people here would hurry up and become parents :-)

Hugs, Rose

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

I love this card, and die set. They make the most beautiful cards. Another lovely inspirational card today.

Geordie Jan xx

Suzzette Yandle said...

A very sweet card sure to please the parents of a newborn baby. Loving those tiny booties.

Scottydog said...

What a lovely keepsake, I’m sure it would be treasured! Thank you Sue.

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Beautiful post. Love how this is gender generic in this colour way....Have these dies so another one to have a go at. Thanks for sharing again.

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a lovely idea for a new baby card, I will just have to try and find someone who is about to have a baby so that I can make one like this to send to them.


Anonymous said...

This is a very nice baby card Sue and the lemon is a pretty shade. Love from Jackie xx

CraftyJo said...

Very cute :)

ahappycrafter50 said...

Cute card in a lovely colour.

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous Sue


ursula said...

A very apt card for a special occasion, what could be better, love the muted colour too...luv Ursula xx

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Such a cute card Sue x love all the snipped parts from the baby frame x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

Barbara said...

Beautiful baby card Sue!
Love the pastel colours.

World of Animals, Inc said...

I love the details on this card, the intricate design and coloring on this card is stunning! Thanks for the share, hope you had a fantastic weekend. Keep up the posts.

World of Animals

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, A really lovely Baby card, I love the colour combination and all the detail on these dies.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
I’ve been looking back at the cards over the last few days. I seem to have been almost living at hospitals for the last week. Lovely cards.

CCM said...

So cute card for a new baby. Lovely design and great idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

Hugs from Toronto,

Anonymous said...

Hello Sue
Such a pretty Baby Card and it looks so good in Custard and Coconut White coloured card!!
Lesley S x

Yorkie girl said...

Good evening Sue
What a cute card this is Sue
I made a baby card a couple of months ago for my great niece she had a little girl I used your dies to create her card she adored it
Thank you for giving us these brill dies to work with Sue. You have a lovely weekend
Take care. Theresa G xx

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely baby card ,everything to do with this card is gorgeous,
Best wishes
Karen M

Unknown said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
I Don’t Normally Purchase Baby Dies But I Bought This One
As All Of A Sudden Three Young Ladies I Know Are Having Babies
So The Tremendous Tips/Techniques Really Help So Very Much
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card:-
“Creative Expression Ruler 12”/30cm”
“Creative Expression Custard/Coconut White/Black Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression White Self Adhesive Flat Backed Pearls”
“Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Oxide Ink Pad”
Outstanding Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card:-
“Sue Wilson’s Welcome Little One Frame Set”. (From The Frames/Tags Collection 4 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Caroline Die Set”. (From The Frames/Tags Collection 6 Cutting Dies)
“Sue Wilson’s Double Stitched Rectangle Die Set”. (From The Noble Collection 11 Cutting Dies)
Sue, You Began Today’s Card By Cutting The Decorative Die From The Caroline Die Set Using A Piece Of
Coconut White Foundation Card You Backed With Custard Foundation Card This Created Your Background
Then You Cut Out The Welcome Little One Frame, Using Coconut White Foundation Card Inking Through The
Die Using Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Oxide.
Sue, You Then Nipped The Frame Apart Taking The Baby Blocks/Bottle/Booties Placing The Baby Blocks On The
Right Side Of The Card, The Bottle Et:- On The Left Side You Cut Another In Black Foundation Card Then Nipped
It Apart In The Same Way, Using This As The Shadow You Used The Double Stitched Rectangle To Create A
Multi Layered Frame Adding Mounting Foam you Cut The Sentiment “Welcome Little One” In Both
Custard/Black Foundation Card Using The Black As The Shadow Then You Glued This To The Centre Of Your
Caroline Die Set Adding Pearls To Your Caroline Dine Plus A Coconut White/Custard/Black Mat/Layer
Which Also Includes Your Famous/Signature/Piercing................................
Sue Thank You For The Inspiration I’m In Total Awe Of You
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Love From Sam xxx

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
Late again with my comment sorry! Such a sweet card and perfect for boy or girl, I love the custard and white combination.
Hugs x
Heather T

Owlish said...

Hi SUE I think this is a very sweet card like the custard colour and those little booties are gorgeous


Eunice said...

Lovely card Sue, any new mom would love to receive this card.