Monday, 7 March 2011

Baby card!

Hi dear friends!
 Sorry for being such a stranger lately; my hubby and I took a couple of days off to "relax". Our little one keeps waking up at 5 in the morning and wouldn't go to sleep till noon. So we've decided someone else could wake up that early for us: his grandma. Therefore, we've landed all by ourselves about 5 hours drive away and kept talking about how we've been abandoning our child:)). When we've finally settled on this idea that "we were good parents" and should have fun together as well, we had to drive back home:) 
Now, I have to catch up blogging. Can't wait to see what wonderful things you've all came up with over the week-end. 
First, I'll show you a baby card I've just made for the Magnolia-licious challenge. I'm a bit late with this but hopefully there are a few more hours before the challenge closes:). So, I went for the baby theme rather than pink and brown, simply because I couldn't find the brown papers I needed, but I'm sure I have lots of them:).
So, this is my card:

 And a side-view:


Stamp- Magnolia - Sleeping Baby Tilda 
Medium; Promarkers
Embellishments: roses from Wild Orchid Crafts, lace , ribbon from stash, pearls from Bunny Zoe's Crafts, glitter on the wings
Dies; Marianne Design frame, lacey circle nestie for the sentiment.
Sentiment: computer generated

These are the challenges for my card:

Magnolia-licious: pink/brown or baby themed
Sentimental Sundays - sentiment and Pearls & Lace
Gingerloft - Use flowers
Dream Valley Challenges  - New beginnings 
Crafty Pad - Use Ribbon
Corrosive Challenges - Going Green
Card Cupids - Anything Goes 
ECP Challenges - Green 
Fairy Tale - something for a child or with a child's image
Phindy’s Place - Oh Baby! Card with baby/small child image or for a baby/small child
Totally Papercrafts - pearls & lace
Wild Orchid Crafts - Anything Goes
Rubber Cafe - Real or Faux Stitching
4 Crafty Chicks - Real or Faux Stitching
Alphabet Challenge - R is For Ribbon

Thank you all so much for visiting! Have a great week!
Hugs, Iulia


Suzanne said...

Very pretty baby card. Love all the detail. Hope you enjoyed your breakaway without the children.
Hugs Sue x

xxxtglxxx said...

sometimes we are so busy being a wife and a mum that we forget ourselves. Its good to take just a tiny break and remember who else we really are ;) Im sure it did you a lot of good.

Your card is so very pretty Iulia, I love the ribbon and the delicate flowers and the image is coloured so beautifully.

Have a great week,



Pat said...

Hi Iulia...good for you for taking a break from being a mom! And speaking as a gramma, I'll be your little boy and his grandma enjoyed the daylights out of the little "get away" of yours! Your card is gorgeous, darlin'!! I love the rich colors...and DPs...and scrolls! Your coloring is gorgeous! I'm so tickled that you've joined us in this fun Inspiration Challenge at Magnolia licious Challenge Blog!! Have a great week, hon! Pat Frank

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Wow, you card is gorgeous!! : )

Eve said...

Perfect nesties you chose for this image! Luv the ribbons you chose & attach! What a Beautiful Card!! Glad to hear that you could relax a little :-)

Zoe said...

Oh Iulia, this is just sooo beautiful. I just love all the pretty details and layers. hugs xxoo

heidy said...

Oh wow Lulia,this is gorgeous!
Hugs Heidy

♥♥RubyM:)♥♥ said...

beautiful work hun!All the ribbon and flowers are gorgeous.
Those papers work so perfect with the image and what an awsome dye cut you colored her on!!!!

toooo cute!!!

Have a great week hun,Ruby♥

Maureen said...

Wow, how pretty! What a beautiful card with all the wonderful embellishments.

Myrna said...

Sweet baby card Iulia! Your Marianne die is just perfect for a baby girl card! So delicate.

Rene said...

This is just precious!!!! Good luck getting your kiddo to sleep later! Glad you got away for awhile ;D
Oh! And you should enter this too: (sorry, I don't know how to hyperlink in comments!). Gorgeous card!
Rene :D

Angela said...

Aww this is just so sweet and darling! Beautiful coloring Iulia! Love the diecut you used to cut out your image! Very pretty card! Thanks for playing along with us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge blog. hugs, Angela

Marianne said...

Wow, This is stunning. And ik love the non traditional colors from the papers.
You did a great job. And I recognize the wake up times with little children. When they are older, you get late to bed, waiting for them to come home and wishing they where young again.Haha
Hugs Marianne

Chris said...

This is such a lovely card! I love that stamp. It's one of my favorites. Your color choices are perfect. Lots of very interesting elements on this beautiful card.

RenateKreativ said...

Beautiful babycard. I love your ribbons and frame.
Hugs Renate

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

Your card is so adorable, so very sweet.Love it, Bye Mascha

Pam said...

Hi Iulia.....your card is super cute and adorable! Love your coloring and all the embellies you used!
Hugs from Indiana,

Anonymous said...

WOw Iulia, so pretty! I love all the layers and the frames/nesties are beautiful.

Dorcas said...

So cute!! Thanks so much for joining us at Phindy's!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness!! This is so so precious!! I adore the image and you've really created some gorgeous details with this card as well!! Brilliant colors!! TFS! HUGS

Candy said...

Hi Iulia,
LOL Oh I remember how it was when the children were babies and the guilt from leaving them and then oops it's time to go home again!
Your card is really wonderful. Love the bright colours and your beautiful design paper.
That Marianne Die is so delicate and is perfect for the baby!! Look at your lace and the way you have cut the daisy in half to decorate!
Thank you for joining our Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog - you made it in plenty of time :o)
Hugs, Candy

Christina C. said...

This is so precious...such a sweet baby card! Love all the wonderful details you added to make this such an extraordinary card!

Beth said...

Awwwww, what a sweet card! You did a beautiful job on it! Enjoy your time away!

Barb Hardeman said...

Hi Iulia! It's so necessary for you and hubby to have some couple/adult time without your child. Kids never think their abandoned when their parents are rested and ready to take on all the activity! A great parent knows when it's time to take a break. Sounds to me like you're a fabulous mum and dad to take care of yourselves.
Now for this fabulous card! It is totally delightful! Sweet and soft with beautiful papers and gorgeous ribbon and trim! Love the way you arranged the flowers! This is one of my favorite of the 'baby' images. Beautiful work my friend!

Cami said...

Hi Iulia! What an adorable baby girl card! I love everything about it...the papers, trims, and of course your beautiful coloring! How precious!
Hugs, Cami

Lynne in NI said...

Awww, what a sweet card! Hope you enjoyed your YOU time ... Grandma's are the best!
Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley, hope to see you again next time!

Anonymous said...

your card is stunning, the image is beautifully colored and gorgeous design.
The card like it very much.

Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
Hugs Karla

Danielle said...

Hello Iulia, I sure hope you enjoyed your time with hubby, this is very essential to get all your patience back! It's also great for grandma to spend some time whith her grand child! Your card is very precious. I love this die cut so very much. Adorable!
Hugs. Danielle.

Linda said...

Wow lulia simply adorable great job!!!!!!

Irene said...

Very sweet card Lulia, and I hope you really enjoyed your little break :) Huhs Irene

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Iulia!
Your card is darling. I love the pretty colors and your coloring is wonderful. Very pretty DP's too.

Hugs Maz

Rosie said...

Wowzers, this is gorgeous! I love how you put all your elements together and of course, your coloring is fabulous. Great job! Hugs, Rosemary

LINDA W. said...

Gorgeous all the embellies that you havee added
beautiful coloring and dp's
hugs Linda

Janet said...

great card! thanks for joining the corrosive challenge!

Sandy said...

Good Lord Iulia! Do you know how far I had to scroll down to post this comment!!!!! Oh a honeymoon - I understand those words!!!! So sweet of you to think of grandma - LOL. You will always question the role of parenting - it is the nature of the beast. My youngest is 41 and I still question what kind of a mother I was or am - so goes the lot of motherhood. Now are you telling me you had to turn around and drive back home? You deserve a break Iulia and if a grandma is willing to keep the baby then go for it. I think I am supposed to be commenting on your card - ironic, it is a sleeping baby. Your card is beautiful. Just as pretty as you are!

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Oh I love Grandma's hehe and your card! This is so pretty! I love the double ribbon bow and those flowers are so soft and gentle! Thank you for playing along with us at The Crafty Pad weekly challenge of Ribbon. Good luck in the draw to win that awesome prize! & I hope to see you again on Sunday for a new challenge The Navy Wife

cabio's craft corner said...

Super adorable colored image Iulia. beautiful flowers and gorgeous design of this card. Thank you so much for sharing :o)

E.T said...

This is absolutely magnificent! LOVE!
Thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft!

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous sweet card, love the sweet image.
Its a good idea to have a break and thats what grandparents are for.

Monique said...

It's beautifull !

Hugs Monique

Kelly Neis said...

I am glad you and your husband had a little time alone, cherished moments. Your card is stunning and I love the shape your image is stamped on. So pretty.

Imke said...

Your baby card is totally cute ! Thanks for playing with us @ The Corrosive Challenge

1CRTVCHK said...

She is adorable! I love how you placed the flowers on each side of your image they look like angel wings.

~ Kendra ~ said...

BEAUTIFUL card!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspiration Paints!!


Leanne said...

Wow, very nice, thanks for joining us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Cec said...

This is so adorable. I love the way you framed the image and all your embellishments are so special. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.

Bianca said...

Julia, this is so cute! I´m over the moon! Wow!
Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Lisa said...

gorgeous card, this is one of my favourite Magnolia images. thanks for joining us at PCJ this challenge and I hope you'll join us again!


Anonymous said...

WOW, just totally adorable.

Thanks for joining us at AC.

Huggies Angel

Sarabeth said...

how sweet!

thank you for playing along with us at paper crafting journey's things with wings challenge!


Anonymous said...

Such a pretty card. I love this little angel. Thanks for joining us at PCJ this week. hugs ~ Cindy

Joanna K (aka Asia K) said...

What a sweet card, gorgeous colours and image! Thank you for sharing it with us at Sentimental Sundays ;-)) Hugs, Joanna x

linnzan said...

Such a pretty card with a lovely stamp. You are so creative!
Hugs Linn

Janet said...

Gorgeous card!! Your work is amazing! Thanks for joining our challenge at Card Cupids =)

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card :-) the image is adorable and the colours and embellies are fab :-)

thanks for joining us on the Totally Papercrafts Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Kristine Reynolds said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining us for last weeks sewing challenge at The Rubber Cafe! I hope you'll join us for this weeks challenge to use your favorite die!


Kim said...

Absolutely fabulous hun! This is a gorgeous baby card!!!! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
Hugs~ Kim

Lynn said...

How pretty! I adore your baby card and the work you have put into it!
Thanks so much for joining us at GingerLoft Challenges :)
Lynn xx

PokSa said...

Your card is so sweet and pretty.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
Hugs Sandra

Lesley said...

Great card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Corrosive Challenges, and good luck! :D

Nela said...

Georgeous creation in beautiful colours and nice details!
Thanks for playing along with us at Fairytale Challenge
Hugs Nela

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