Sunday, September 5, 2010

Welcome Little One

Hello Friends!

When you recover from the fact I actually posted something, I hope you can enjoy this baby card!

I made this card for my daughter to give to a good friend. It is the first crafting I have been able to do for quite some time. I'm hoping this will jump start my joy for crafting again.

I used lavender cardstock for the base and layered a piece of patterned paper for the background. The edges were punched with a Martha Stewart border punch. The title, bassinet and inside baby dress were cut with the New Arrival Cricut cartridge. The inside greeting was computer generated. I added some ribbon bows as accents.

It felt so good to be making a card again! Now, if I can just keep it going! My health issues are getting taken care of slowly but surely. It has taken the better part of summer to get here, but I am excited for the days ahead! I truly appreciate all the prayers and well wishes! It is a great comfort and morale boost to hear from you.

Hope your Summer has been a good one! I know most have children back in school now. I had a real treat when my youngest daughter and her family returned to the States from Germany and stayed with me until they could get housing arranged. They are MUCH closer now and I will get more chances to be with them. My oldest daughter has become a foster parent so we have two more delightful children to enjoy! I am so blessed!!

Thank you for stopping by today! Come back when you can and please let me know you were here by leaving a comment. Until next time, I leave you with...

Blessings to you,
Vicki

19 comments:

  1. Oh Vicki this is such a sweet baby card, love it! Welcome back to crafting, it's such a lovely way to relax and forget the stresses and strains of day to day life:)
    Hugs
    Anne

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  2. This is adorable - I love the brighter colors and that die is the cutest - I'm going to have to check out that cartridge! Hugs, Dru

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  3. Vicki I am sorry about your health problems but it's good to see you are back posting again that means you're getting back to the things you love doing. Glad you are enjoying your daughter and family.
    The card is very cute, I am sure your daughter's friend will like it.
    Blessings to you dear fiend!
    Sue.

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  4. what a sweet card.. good to "see" you again... Hugs to you!

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  5. Glad to see you posting a card. It is just lovely with the green and purple. Perfect for a baby card. Hope your health issues are resolving and you are in tip-top shape soon.

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  6. so great to have you back Vicki!!!! I have missed you & am glad to hear you're on the upswing. This is a sweeet baby card that will bring a smile to her face for sure :) Take care my friend! Big hugs~

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  7. hi there! big smile to see you (-:
    your card is adorable - so glad to hear daughter will be living close by. How did the apnea test go? sure hope you will be back to bloggin and hoping this card jump started your creating...
    keepin you in my prayer journal
    big cyber hug!
    in Christ
    Linda

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  8. Such a great card Vicki and nice to see you crafting and blogging again. Now only if I could get some motivation :) See you on FB!

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  9. Great to see you Vicki, you've been missed. Sounds like your health is improving, so glad to hear that! Beautiful baby card, your dd's friend will love it.

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  10. Hope your health issues will soon be a thing of the past and you can get back to what you love doing.....crafting and more crafting.

    I will continue to pray for you and ask the Lord to keep HIS eye on you and remember this..."If HE leads you to it, HE will bring you through it:)"

    Take care and blessings to us all for your love of crafting.

    Sherry Moss
    aka CRICKET'S DAUGHTER
    114 S. Main St
    Nicholasville, KY 40356

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  11. This is darling! Adorable colors and so fun...I bet it will be loved!

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  12. What a beautiful card Vickie! I have thought about you a bunch in the past few months, but sadly, I haven't visited your blog and I apologize. I'm glad to read you are starting to get back to crafting and that your health is improving a bit. Continued thoughts and prayers to you!
    Maria

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  13. Hope things are improving with your health- glad you had the opportunity to stamp and create- love your great projects. I love the onesie from DSP. Hugs!

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  14. Hi vicki! so glad to see you back girl! I've missed ya! and this card is so adorable! I love the colors! I pray for your health my friend. I'm sure it's a struggle. :(

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  15. oh my, Vicki, how totally darling!!!!

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  16. What a precious card! So glad to see you are crafting again and you are feeling better.

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  17. Very nice card, I really like the colors. Glad you are feeling better. It's been a rough summer for me too, but things seem to be getting back to normal.

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