Thank you for taking time to visit, and I hope I am even a tiny bit helpful as I have been helped and blessed by so many others. I have been doing Calligraphy since teens, and card making for many years as well. In 1990 I delighted in the joys of stamping with ink and embossing after a trip to Cairns, Qld. In 2009 I discovered the brayer, 2010 the Cuttlebug, also have now taking to reading up on crafting blogs and lo! Here I am, on one of my own.

I live on the coast of eastern Australia. I am a Christian. I trusted in the LORD down here at the beach, amazingly it is not far from where I now live. It was over 50 years ago, after a Beach Mission Service at the age of 12 years

Monday, 17 June 2013

Baby card ~ Hudson/ Peter (Rabbit) comes to stay

Hullo there everyone!
Well this card was made a while back now but not blogged, and one of my family asked recently where it was, as it was known I had made one ~ so Nat this is for you! and of course, for Felicity and Nick, and little Hudson Peter!
Here 'tis! 
 Here you can see the details of the card - some time back at a sale at Spotlight store here in town, they were getting rid of some gorgeous Beatrix Potter items. Managed to buy some before they were all gone! (yay, thanks LORD!) this set came in half a dozen scrap book pages of 12 x12" for scrapping.
 I don't scrap and when going through my sheets came across the set, and thought:"Mm, I could fiddly cut out the corner feature from page of the Peter Rabbit, for my card feature..". It does have glitter on it but hard to see and so does DP. 
Here on left is close up and popped it on little mounts. On right is computer generated birth details for card and greeting, the cut in Octagons from Spellbinders. The background designer sheet is from same set. The pearl swirl was also another fab find, bought on sale ages ago in stash (was so excited when realised it matched! I do pray when making cards and does help :D). Lace is from Kaisercraft, with Martha Stewart Deep Edger Blossom Eyelet border punch, in co-ordinating papers.
Thank you so very much popping over for a peek and a chat (you make my day)  :D and may God bless your day wherever you may be,
Shaz in Oz.x
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Papertake Weekly challenge- Hullo boys (and it a welcome to a new boy in town here)
Cute Cards Thursday -  Once upon a time ..(..there was little rabbit called Peter...)
V's Sweet Ideas - Baby cards (June Challenge)


Stephanie said...

This is precious! And I love the pearl design - very pretty :) Thanks for sharing, Shaz. Have a wonderful week. Hugs!

Carol Willis said...

Absolutely beautiful Shaz.
Caz x

ria gall said...

Hi Shaz
what a stunning card this is a keep forever card.

Myrna said...

Amazing card!! I do hope they frame it.

Rossella said...

This is so beautiful, I know it will be treasured
Rosie x

brenda said...

How beautifully soft and delicate Shaz,I always struggle with baby cards so perhaps I should take a few notes how to do it.

B x

Betsy said...

Oh how Iove this precious card. Perfectly wonderful for a new little blessing.

Karen Letchworth said...

This is SO sweet and delicate, Shaz. It's just lovely, and I thank you so much for sharing it in our challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday. It's a blessing to have you join us. Hope you're having a very blessed week.
Word Art Wednesday

P.S. Our challenge this month at V's Sweet Ideas is Baby Cards. You are welcome to stop by and share this card in that challenge as well if you would like. here is the blog:

Unknown said...

What a sweet way to announce an arrival.
Thank you for sharing this fabulous art with us. The more you enter the better your chances of winning.
Abundant Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

Ginny Maxam said...

What a beautiful sweet card!! This should be in a frame!! I love Betrix Potter!
Hope you are having a wonderful day!!

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

So sweet and gentle card, love the sentiment
hugs Tamara

Wendy said...

Adorable and so gorgeous...Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Wendy xx

Sarn said...

This is really gorgeous Shaz.

Sarn xxx

Glenda said...

Just a stunning piece of art! Beautiful!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable and so clever. Wonderful Baby card so glad I popped over to answer your question.
Before I lift off the Floral Oval die, I draw round the centre and hand cut it out. Then place over my image and using the gaps in the pattern make a guide where I need to cut and trim if necessary.
Off to check I'm following you.

Robyn said...

Shaz, I love visiting your delightful blog! Always so inspiring to read through!

MaryH said...

What a beautiful card to announce this young fellow's arrival. Enlarging really showed your sparkles too. That was a bunch of fussy cutting on the PR too. Good job (lots of patience). Such a treasured heirloom I expect this one will be, and to be enjoyed many years into the future. Loved everything about this special card. TFS

scrappymo! said...

What a beautiful baby card. Love the letters and that gorgeous swirl of pearls!

mixamatoasties said...

Beautiful baby card.

Thanks for sharing at TPC this week.

Susan x

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