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Monday, 12 November 2012

C is for Christening

I spent hours yesterday in think mode followed by trial mode and then, unfortunately, in error mode.  I was trying to work out a design for some bulk Christmas cards and I failed to come up with anything and wasted most of the day and some pretty stash too.
All is not lost, however, challenge #160 at Mo's Digital this week is "C is for..." so here is a Christening card I made for my new Great Niece.
I used the little girl version of baby falling which you can find here.  She is listed as "Babygirl S".  There are three others in the set suitable for all sorts of babies.  Unfortunately, I can't work out where my pink paper was from. The lilac is Wild Rose Studio.  I added a Marianne corner die and "blessed" is a PTI sentiment die.  The flowers are a mixture of Recollections and ones my Mum crocheted for me.
I am additionally entering my card into Sweet Stamping,
Papertake Weekly  and One Stop who all have "Anything Goes" challenges this week and Totally PaperCrafts #142 "Cute and Girly"

23 comments:

Lou said...

Hi! such a pretty card,love these soft colours and your colouring.The double ribbon and the flowers are gorgeous too.Know just how you feel,I can sit for a while and move papers around etc,then end up with nothing.
Still great fun to create :)
hugs Lou.xxx

Shelby said...

Don't ya just hate mucking up good paper! Well this card turned out so darn cute and love how you've used all of those gorgeous flowers!

Shelby

heidy said...

This is so cute Lesley!!
XXX Heidy

debby4000 said...

Oh she is gorgeous and what a wonderful, beautiful card you've made with her.
luv
Debby

Lorraine said...

This is so pretty. A fab image and lovely colours and layout.
Lorraine x

coops said...

aw so gorgeous lesley.the image is so sweet and i love your pretty flowers and colouring :D

xx coops xx

sue w. said...

Such a gorgeous image and love the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
Hugs Sue W.

Boxofcolours said...

Simply beautiful!
Hugs
Jane

Céline said...

so precious card Lesley! love the cute image and gorgeous girly papers
hugs
céline

Kim Bell said...

I just love this card. I colored this little girl as well. I love the sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's Digital Stamps.

Hugz
Kim

mixamatoasties said...

Beautiful card Lesley. I have been asked to make a christening card and was struggling for an image!

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Susan x

julieprice3 said...

So sweet, love the pretty crochet flowers
Hugs julie P

anita01 said...

Beeldschoon Lesley, en de gehaakte bloemen zijn werkelijk te gek!!!!!

Warme groetjes,
Anita

Julie said...

This is beautiful Lesley - fab colouring and I love the soft colours! Gerry makes a mean crocheted flower too! Hugs, Juliexx

Inger said...

This is just super sweet and beautiful Lesley!!!
Adorable image and gorgeous embellishments!

♥ Hugs, Inger

Dena said...

Oh Lesley, you have been creating the most amazing things! I totally looooove this card. It is so delicate and beautiful!! The colors are right on!
I also adore you Saturated Canary card below.....OMG how adorable!!!!!
Hugs my friend!
Dena

Faye said...

This is super, super pretty. Fabulous card. X

Wedgie said...

Ahhhh! Soooo cute!
Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Tracy said...

This is so sweet Lesley. I love the mix of paper and crocheted flowers, the image is colored beautifully a, and the die cut sentiment really pops. Beautiful card!

jolanda said...

mooi kaartje

paola said...

A stunning cheerful card, beautiful colors, thanks for playing on Mo's
smiles
Paola

Marianne said...

Such a sweet pretty card. Love your crochet flowers. Did you make them yourself?
Hugs Marianne

Linda said...

So pretty. I adore the image and those little flowers are perfect. I hate crafting days like the one you had. I am not a visual person. I have to see the actual thing and I waste so much time and "treasured stash" that way. Good luck on coming up with your final design. Hugs