Thursday, July 10, 2014

Antique Baby (Image)

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I recently became a great aunt again, and I wanted to make a card for the parents of the new great-nephew.  About that time there was a gorgeous image shared over on the Graphic's Fairy Website.


I loved the image and printed it out sized to fit the card.


After trimming the print, I distressed and sponged the edge, stitched it to the next layer, then mounted it onto the blue base card.
 

I varied the the stitching as I went around the image.


I loved the greeting on the image, as the baby in question weighed in at just under 9lb.  I enjoyed making this card, and it came together in a relatively short time.  What took the longest was figuring out which card to use!

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17 comments:

  1. The new parents will surely love this precious card. Thank You for participating with us over at Through The Craft Room Door. Hope to see you again really soon :-) Melanie, DT

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  2. Gorgeous Card thank you for sharing with us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday this week hugs Judith DT x

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  3. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

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  4. beautiful card Maxine. Lovely vintage image. Perfect for a card.

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  5. Maxine, The image is so precious and I am quite sure it will be piece de resistance on a scrapbook page. The lily pads and water lilies are super. Thank you for posting this wonderful work of art at Word Art Wednesday.
    Blessings, Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

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  6. LOVE the varied stitching on here Maxine! That image is so pretty and sweet too. Congrats on being a great aunt again!
    Lynn

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  7. Congratulations on your new family member. What a delightful card to welcome the little one. Love how you prettied up the digi image (some of which I've downloaded in the past & totally forgotten I have! That's a great website). The new parents will be so pleased you created a special card for the new baby. It's so pretty. TFS &Hugs

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  8. llloooovvvvveeee the varied stitching on this one! LOVE IT! :)

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  9. Love the old vintage images Maxine. You did a great job of turning it into a baby card.

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  10. Awww congratulations Maxine - I have just met my great nieces for the first time and know how special it is. Your card is perfect - well done! {{{hugs}}}

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  11. What an awesome image Maxine. And awesome card. Congrats on being a great aunt again :).

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  12. Maxine I love the beautiful image you used. The card is awesome! Hugs, Fran

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  13. This is such a sweet image! You made a lovely card with it. Congrats on being a great Aunt again.

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  14. Dear me- this Vintage image is sooo pretty. The stitching you added- Love it! Beautifully done : )

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  15. Very beautiful card! thanks for playing with "Crafty Sentiments challenges blog". Good luck!

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  16. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments! :)

    Petya DT

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