Monday 30 January 2017

Sweet Baby

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the woven background, I started by cutting Sue Wilson's Classic Weaving Die out of Coconut White Card and then embossed it using Couture Creations Velvet Tea Lights Embossing Folder. I cut Sue's Striped Weaving Die out of Aqua Card twice. I glued the 2 striped die cuts together, offsetting them to fill in the gaps. I cut these strips into sets of 2 and 3. For my weave, I wove a set of 3 strips through the Classic die cut under 1, over 1, under 1, over 1 and so on. Then using a set of 2 strips I wove over 1, under 1, over 1, under 1 and so on. I repeated these 2 rows until my piece was complete.

I made a frame using dies #2 and #4 from Sue's Scalloped Lattice Frames Set B. I added it to my background using 3D Foam and trimmed away the excess using scissors. I added a piece of Coconut White Card cut using die #5 from the same set, and mats of Aqua and Coconut White Card.

I cut die #4 from the Sue's Madeleine Die Set out of Coconut White Card. I cut dies #3 and #4 from the same set out Aqua Card. I cut the sentiment from Sue's Baby Onesie Die Set out of Coconut White Card.

I cut Sue's Star Flower Cluster out of Coconut White and Aqua Card and added 3mm White Pearls to the centre of the flowers. I cut the stork and bundle from Sue's Stork and Baby Die Set out of Aqua Card.

I completed my card by adding some 3mm White Pearls to my sentiment disc and a 5mm White Pearl to each corner of my frame.

The winner of the card from Freebie Friday on 27th January is .....................................


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  1. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a sweet little card.
    Congratulations to Nancy d.
    Take care Kitty.

  2. Morning Julia, wow I won your card again fabulous thanks for giving us the opportunity. This card is gorgeous I have tagged it so I can replicate it I done one of the weaving cards for a friend and took it on holiday for her ( it is timeshare so we meet every year) and she loved it.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Hi Julia, a lovely card, the colours are beautiful and the weaving is fab, love the unusual 2 and 3 strips, quite a different look. well done Nancy. Bx

  4. Morning Julia beautiful baby card. Regards Lynne

  5. Hi Julia
    A very different look for a baby card, love it.
    Jan x

  6. Morning Julia
    Lovely baby card, who would not want to receive something like this.
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxx

  7. Sorry forgot to congratulate
    Nancy d on her win
    Tina T xxxx

  8. Lovely card, great background.

    Congrats to the card winner.


  9. Morning Julia, A very beautiful card !! Wow !! You are sending my mind into overdrive, this weave is fabulous and I can see lots of different 'recipes' for weaving. I really must give this a try.
    Congratulations to nancyd.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  10. Morning Julia, what a lovely card today, I am loving the weaving cards, the embossing and crispness of all the edges and insides of the dies really make this one stand out, gorgeous.

    Congratulations to NancyD

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  11. Good Morning Julia, I at last had a go with the weaving dies and I agree they really do a fabulous job of creating a background I just hope that I can create something that is just as stunning as your card is. hugs Shirleyx

  12. Woo hoo! A beautiful baby card So so elegant

  13. Good morning Julia, love your beautiful baby card.
    Congratulations to Nancyd
    Marion S x

  14. Hi Julia
    A beautiful baby card.
    B xx

  15. What a pretty card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  16. Morning Julia,
    A sweet card for a new baby, gorgeous.

  17. Beautiful card , Well done to Nancyd .
    Take care .
    Elaine H X

  18. Morning Julia

    This is definitely a very sweet and cute card

    Congratulations to Nancy.... enjoy!

    June x

  19. A lovely baby card.

  20. A beautiful little baby card on my favourite background at the moment, stunning...thanks Julia...luv Ursula xx

  21. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. Great dies, I love the Stork. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations nancyd.

    Best wishes

  22. Hi Julia What a pretty baby card with a fabulous woven background it's really lovely
    Congratulations to Nancy D

  23. Hi Julia. Your weaving makes such a lovely baby card. Might give this one a go this afternoon. SueL x

  24. Lovely card Julia. Thank you for sharing this. Congratulations to the card winner.

  25. Wow a gorgeous cute card julia x I love everything about this one x thankyou for sharing x
    Congratulations nancy x
    Theresa w x

  26. Julia this is gorgeous, i so love the weaved cards
    and just love them like this with the embossed strips.

  27. Beautiful baby card Julia. Love your woven backgrounds.
    Congratulations to nancyd. X


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