Saturday, 31 December 2011

New baby, New Year



It's Saturday peeps, which must mean it's time for a new challenge at Allsorts and this week the lovely Emma is hosting the theme which is "New Beginnings", what better theme to start off the New Year.

So I figured a baby card would fit the bill along with a recent order I needed to fulfil and as is so often the case nowadays they knew it was a little girl well in advance.................I really do have mixed feeling on that, call me old fashioned, but to me waiting for the birth to know the sex was always part of the excitement.

I used the pretty little bootee image from A Passion for Stamps  printing it first onto the base card and again onto some DP from stash, but pretty sure it's Daisy Bucket. After cutting out the bootees, I ran a ball tool over the back of them to give a bit of dimension and added some lace. The background is embossed with a Sizzix folder, a bow using seam binding and the sentiment is Darkroom Door.

Happy New Year to you all and I hope you enjoy whatever you have planned this evening.

42 comments:

Jill said...

I love your card today Brenda, wow it looks fantastic!
Wishing you all the best for 2012 :)
Happy new year sweetie!
Big hugs, Jill

Juls said...

Hi Brenda,

LOVE this card ..... especially as I have a baby girl on the way too ( I know you unsure how you feel about knowing, we could'nt decide if we wanted to know as we liked the idea of the suprise .. Now I am glad I know, we already talk to her using her name, so we already feel really connected to her)

Love the bootie image .... I think I made need that image for future refrence !!! Also The embossing and fabulous ribbon just finish it off perfectly.

Hugs Juls

Heidi said...

Hallo Brenda, I love this baby card it reminds me of the hand sewn ones from the victorian era. Beautiful detailing. Hugs and all the best for 2012. Heidi xx

Rose Petal said...

Hello Brenda. Your card is absolutely gorgeous. Such beautiful delicate colours and a fab design.
I wish you a Very Happy New Year, and may all your wishes come true.
Thinking of you.
Love Sandra xx

Hanneke said...

Lovely sweet card! Those booties are cute! Hope you will have a wonderful 2012! Hugs, Hanneke

Nicola said...

Beautiful card Brenda, love the colour combo and cute baby shoes!
Hope you and your family all have a happy and peaceful new year!
Hugs Nicola xxx

ribenaruby said...

Hi Brenda, gorgeous new beginning, love those bootees. Wishing you and your family a brilliant and bright new year! Ruby x

Sally H said...

It is gorgeous, Brenda. I love it. My lastest post has some inks you might want to identify on it! Have a wonderful new year my friend and I hope to see you not too far into the new year xxx

Mihaela said...

Love this card, Brenda! It looks so beautiful in pink!
Happy New Year!!!

Helen said...

Such a sweet card! I am with you about knowing beforehand what sex baby you're having, unless there is a medical reason to know.
Hope you have a very Happy New Year and most importantly, a healthy one!

Zoe Sanderson said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR Brenda Thank you for all the inspiration over time, looking forward to 2012 with hopefully more of the same. XOXO Zoe

Auntie Em said...

Your card is soo pretty! I love the texture and dimension you added.
What better beginning than a new life!
Thank you for sharing and Happy New Year!!! :)

Paula (PEP) said...

The dimension of your little bootees is terrific especially with the little lace snippets to decorate & I love the way that seambinding falls embellished with the button & twine. Lovely touch with the matching buttons of the bootees. I like teh effect of the contrasting embossing & debossing too.
Hope you enjoy your evening too.
Paula (PEP)

Hussena said...

such a cute card..love those booties!!
wish you a very happy new year:)

DesignerDiva said...

A beautiful card Brenda and the lace on the bootees is a fabulous idea!
A very happy new year to you and yours
HUgs Laurie xx

Tanya said...

Oh this is beautiful! I love those little shoes. Happy New Year!! :)

Lisa Jane said...

aww these are so sweet .. i love the lace and the embossed background
Happy New Year to you and your family may 2012 be filled with Health and Happiness
Lisa x

Lily Anuska said...

Very cute baby card. I wishing you a Happy New Year. Lily Anuska

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Brenda, these little bootees are so sweet!

Hope you and your family have a lovely New Year too Brenda. We will be very quiet here as usual. Tomorrow we will go for a meal at our favourite Indian restaurant and watch tv. Nice and restful!

Kat xx

chillin with Quillin said...

really cute card!!!!!!
Happy 2012 to you and yours !!!
Paula

Sherry Kushibab said...

Truly darling card - just love those little shoes and the layout. Happy New Year to you.

Helen said...

The card is gorgeous :)
Happy new year x

Vicky said...

So cute Brenda...and wishing you a happy new year too sweetie... :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Mrs A. said...

Happy New Year to you. You can almost feel the texture on those baby shoes! Hugs Mrs A.

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card hun so sooooo pretty. My first grandchild is due anytime now & we have no idea what it is, I never knew over any of mine & it does add to the excitement hun.

Happy new year hun, may the new year ahead surround you in lots of love, peace & happiness.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Tracy said...

Hi Brenda,
Such an adorable creation, I love your bootee's, the lace finishing off perfectly.

Happy new year
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Anesha said...

Adorable card. Wishing you a very Happy New Year.

Pauline said...

Hi Brenda .... this is beautiful!

Jennifer said...

This is so incredibly sweet! Love the lace on the little booties and you big bow!

Merry said...

Brenda, I so love how you have added the lace to these booties. Such a beautiful card. Wishing you and your family a terrific New Year.

CzarnyKot said...

Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku!!!

Annmaree (Emu) said...

awesome work, I love the embossing and the detail on the shoes, beautiful!

Hope you had a great Christmas and Have a Happy New Year!

Riti said...

SUPERCUTE CARD THERE....
LOVE WHAT YOU DID WITH THOSE DARLING BOOTIES.
TFS

HUGS,
RITI

P.S. HAPPY NEW YEAR !

Sarah said...

Happy new year Brenda! Love your card, those shoes are adorable and I love the way the ribbon is positioned xxx

Ruth said...

Beautiful addition of lace!! A great effect. I love it! Ruth x

ania said...

Fantastyczne:)))))))

Ivonne said...

OMG!! Gorgeous card...every little detail of it! It is just perfect!

Harma said...

Wow these booties are so cute,I love the lace on it.
Hugs harma

frances joy said...

beautiful!! one of my fave in your creations..

Mynnette said...

Oh my word, those baby shoes ARE AMAZING!!! LOVE the lace trim--fabulous touch! :)

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The lace adds much flair to the stuff. great touch here

soft play edinburgh said...

This is stunning card. Above baby shoes is put on card amazing as well as I like the way the ribbon is adorable. I will try to make it. I impressed by that.

 
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