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Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Welcome to the World


Thanks for stopping by my blog today and a warm welcome to my new followers. It has been a glorious day here in Scotland today and it's so lovely to hear the birds singing happily and lawnmowers starting to cut the grass, a sign early summer is on its way.
I had a Baby card to make this week, I really enjoy making this type of card. Normally when I have one to make I use Magnolia Tilda but I thought for a change it would be nice to make a vintage style one and incorporate a couple of challenges.



I stamped my image with Archival ink and kept the baby and young child's face a matt finish and around their clothes and hair I used my Versamark pen and double embossed with fine embossing powder, heating from underneath to give a smooth finish.



The little footprints were made by pouring some Utee from my meltpot onto my craft mat and pressing my little footprints stamp which was protected from the heat with some Versamark on it. Once set I rubbed a little gilding wax over it.

Julie x

I wish to enter this in the following challenges:

We Love Vintage  Challenge – Baby Card
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge – Pearls and Lace
That Craft Place –Anything Goes

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous baby card Julie. I do love those tiny feet. I was in Glasgow with my daughter and it was 21 degrees. We went to the Range store, so had a little spend . Great Arty things too. Hope your well. Hugs Rita xxx

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  2. wow, i love this card and such a beautiful vintage look.
    thank you for join us .
    greetings from Anneke ( WLVC )

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  3. What a beautiful, vintage style card! I love that stamp. The colours are just perfect and I love the layered effect and the lace, The tiny feet are a delightful touch too. Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog earlier. I always love visiting you, your work is always just lovely. Julie Ann xxx

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  4. Your card is really beautiful with a lovely vintage feel but for me the tiny little feet are absolutely delightful, love how you did those! Anne xx

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  5. It's a lovely baby-vintagecard Julie with great details. Thanx for joining us at WLVC.
    Hugs Plony

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  6. A beautiful vintage inspired card with those sweet footprints being the most adorable addition.
    Today's weather has been in sharp contrast to yesterday, it has rained all day.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  7. Oh Julie, what a beautiful card, love that vintage look but especially the little touch with the utee footprints! Chrisx

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  8. Your card is so lovely thanks for sharing on WLVC. blog, Hugs Liesbeth

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Thanks for visiting, I love to read your comments so I know you have stopped by and look forward to visiting your blog.

Julie x

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