Saturday, 26 September 2015

A Baby Shower...

 

Hi Lovely Blogging Buddies...

I was asked by my daughter to make a card for a Baby Shower this week.... her friend is throwing the party and is expecting a baby boy soon.  I did struggle a bit to come up with an idea though......  even on Pinterest couldn't find much inspiration......  then I remembered this die from MFT...  THEN I couldn't find it!  After a mahoosive search of every die in my collection......... TWICE - I ended up finding it stuck to the back of another set!  That was two hours of my life I won't get back!! LOL!

But at least I discovered dies that I'd forgotten about (oops) - so it wasn't a totally wasted couple of hours...  hehe!

I used the negative of the umbrella (I've used the proper cut previously for 'under the weather' get well cards).... and decided to make a shaker card..


Materials:
MFT Dienamics Umbrella Die
Anna Marie Designs Dotty Card
Pretty Pink Posh Sequins and a few other sparkles..
Pearls, Ribbon and Lace from Stash

I was really pleased how it turned out... Hope you like.  It's a while since I made a card without a coloured image... and I did enjoy it!

 Have a Lovely Weekend...
Big hugs

15 comments:

  1. Oh wow, this is soooooo pretty! Normally shaker cards aren't my thing, as I think they can be a bit tacky, but this is GORGEOUS! And the mum-to-be will be so thrilled!

    Also, you must have a LOT of dies... It'd take me less than a minute to go through mine, lol. x

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  2. This is gorgeous Christine, I can see a lot of work went into it and it was well worth it. Love all the pretty details and design.
    Have a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x

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  3. Great idea Christine. The card os so beautiful!!!
    Hugs,
    Guida

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  4. que c'est ravissant et raffiné, original et adorable!

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  5. I don't see how any card could be any prettier. This is certainly a keepsake to be treasured!
    Sandy xx

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  6. Christine, this is totally beautiful. Such a clever idea to make a shaker card with that ingenious die cut. I love all the pretty details - the beads and the bow, and the shaker bits are just adorable... The Mum To Be will be thrilled I am sure...what a wonderful card to keep.
    Sue...xxx

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  7. This is so lovely Christine, very pretty!
    hugs JAcee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  8. Love this fabulous, classy card, bet your Daughter and the recipient did too.

    Kath x

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  9. OMG, I think this has to be be one of the prettiest shaker cards I've ever seen!

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  10. Absolutely beautiful Christine, so pretty! Love the design.
    Hugs
    Wendy xx

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  11. I wouldn't have known what to do for a baby shower either!!!
    This is so gorgeous Christine, and very innovative :o)
    Jackie xx

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  12. So adorable. I love the lace around the edge.

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  13. Very pretty Christine! Great idea to use this die for a shakercard.

    -xx-

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  14. Well worth the search a fab die and perfect card love and hugs Carole x

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  15. I'm glad your search for the elusive die wasn't entirely wasted time since you rediscovered some other dies too...and also because you were right...this die is absolutely perfect for a baby shower card.

    It's such a cute and yet elegant design and the shaker detail adds so much sparkle and interest :-)

    Big hugs, Kat xx

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