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Saturday, 13 August 2011

I'm a great 'Great Great Aunt!!

Good morning blogland, surprise surprise it has just stopped raining and I can see the chink of a big yellow thing in the sky! Can't remember what its called.
It's official now I am a 'Great Great Aunt' so I thought I had better make a special card to celebrate this event. Those that know me will know I'm desperate to become a Grandma and now my husbands younger sister has become a Great Grandma!!  Baby Kayden (yes that's how his mother is spelling it!) weighed in at 7lb 12oz a few days ago, I have yet to meet him.
I love White on White cards I think they are perfect for baby or weddings and I hope to make a few for Christmas this year too.
This card includes all my favourite ingredients, WOW, Magnolia image, feathers, Doo Hickey swirl die and my swiss dots embossing folder. I've just realised while I'm typing this I forgot to add any shading under the image so I'm now going to do that but I don't have time to re take the photo!
I added the baby's name a la Pinky (nobody does that better than her!) and hopefully I haven't put too much on, it's very difficult to know when to stop with embellishments!!

Thank you all for taking the time to visit my blog, don't forget to enter my Birthday candy, you have until the end of the month. I'd like to thank all those that have left comments wishing me a happy birthday and welcome my new followers, I will get around to visiting you, August is a manic month at work for us.
I hope you all have a great and dry weekend

Love 'n' Hugs Laurie

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
Pink Gem - White on White
Magnolia Mania - Special Card
Simon Says Stamps - All White
Crafty Catz - Emboss It
Sir Stampalot - Whatever You Fancy


36 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is just stunning the detail is fantastic just love that image and the swirl feathers,and embossing just brilliant hugs cherylxxxxxx

Cheryl said...

oh hun sorry meant to say congratulations too hun I was so impressed with the card totally forgot to say love hugs cherylxxxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW Stunning card Laurie and congrats on being a Great Great Aunt. Love Hxxx

Jill said...

Lovely Laurie!
I love your WOW cards and I'm just sucking in your talent at this, because this is way over my crafting skills! Never done a WOW card and I think I will have big problems with it! But you did it (as usual!) to perfection
Love the way you put the name!
Enjoy the sun and don't work to hard :)
Have a great weekend
Love, Jill

carol said...

ooh lovely card, feather looks super, ,thanks for joining in with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

МамаФиалка said...

I love your cards

Pami said...

Congratulations on becoming a Great Great Aunt!! Your WOW is fabulous!! I love these cards they are so effective! Love the embossing and the feathers. Hope your day is going ok honey. Pami x

Tracy said...

CONGRATULATIONS on becoming a great aunt, I love this card, so adorable and beautiful.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

pinky said...

Its just amazing Laurie. A great aunt!! wow I am impressed. I love the added feather and how you did the name in white as well. Pure perfection mrs!! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Mary J said...

Oh Laurie, this is stunning honey! Adore how you've used that white and just perfect with that blue and feather - love it!

Crea Astrid said...

What a sweetie. Nice coloring and lovely stamp.

Hugs Astrid.

Rebekah said...

Congrats Laurie! This is a lovely baby card and I love how you have made his name so elegant thanks for sharing at a gem of a challenge too! Hugs Rebekah xx

Sue said...

Aww Laurie this is gorgeous! The white on white looks so good for baby card - and the name is really nice personal touch! Image is SO sweet and love the glittery wings and the flourish and feather are perfect! Just the right amount of Bellies!Those hearts look beautiful down side. Another knockout stunner!!

Wow! you are a Great Great Aunt! that is wonderful! Big Congrats!!

My internet has been down most of the weekend! It seems to come on at 1.45am!!! feel like I'm doing blooming night shift!
Take Care and have good weekend!
Love n Hugs Sue xx

Francesca said...

Beautiful Creation

Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot challenge this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Pat said...

Congratulations on being a great aunt!
Your card is beautiful, i love all the gorgeous details.
Have a nice sunday.
Hugs xx

Christine L said...

Oooh Laurie....... absolutely STUNNING! Love all the WOW... and the textures are all perfect!
Now I'm with you on wanting to become a grandma... don't think it'll happen anytime soon... but am also a great great aunt! Well, one day it'll happen....... hopefully!! hehe!
Hugs
Christine x

Christine L said...

PS Laurie.. what die have you used for the letters in the name.. very effective in the WOW!
Hugs
Christine x

Buffy said...

Congratulations on the great aunt, and what a truely wonderful card.

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Congratulations on becoming a Great Aunt!!!

Your card is absolutely stunning. Such a cute image and I love the way you've done it in white with just that touch of colour from the image. :) X X

Kitika said...

Super cute card!

lindyloo said...

awww hun this is just stunning love the white on white and the embossing just perfect for our challenge this week at crafty catz thank you for joining us with your work hugs linda x

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is fabulous! Love the design, embellishments and papers you used! Hugs, Karen

P.S. If you have time to stop by, I'm giving away some blog candy!

JessicaLynn said...

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Christine America Real said...

This is just beautiful! I am a great aunt about 26 times now with two more on the way but I am from a family of 14 children and there are 46 grandchildren, so.... but I am not a grandma yet...sigh...anyway, beautiful card, just georgeous!
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Aunty Sue said...

Great card and thanks for joining Crafty Catz this week

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Congratulations!! What special and wonderful news! Your card is simply beautiful!! Perfect new baby card!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Hugs...
Melissa

Sally H said...

fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Fabulous Baby card Laurie - love the embossing and the beautiful colouring.
Congratulations on becoming a Great Great Aunt - how wonderful is that!
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Marjorie said...

Wow Hun!!!This is soooooo sweet, just love it! Congratulations on becoming a great,great aunt:) Your card is really beautiful!
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Curlybear said...

Wow this is a wonderful creation, beautiful WOW colour theme and the image is gorgeous , fabulous Embossing too,

thank you so much for joining us at the Crafty Catz Challenge Emboss it and we hope you stop by next week and join in,

I also have some calorie free candy if you are interested

Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Crafty Catz DT

Lisa said...

Hi Laurie, Wow this is truly stunning!

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Lisa x

Cor* said...

oh Yipee!!!Congrats! I love this card..............absolutely love it!

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card Laurie, love the embossing and punching, adds such detail to WOW. Lovely image.
Avril xx

Alex said...

Gorgeous card & congrats. x

Becky said...

Fab card and congratulations :)

Becky x

CraftyLoops said...

This is an incredibly beautiful card. I havent tried white on white yet....havent been brave enough to try. Card making is all a bit new to me so Im hoping my confidence will build. Really lovely card, love the white feathers. Lee xx