Friday, 26 April 2013

Baby card and present

Hi Everyone, been a few days and I've left you in peace, but it's over and here I am :) it's a beautiful day here, but not the lovely warm weather you have had in the East,  at least we have the sun today after 3 really miserable days.

For today I have a baby card and nappy (diaper) cake I made for one of the girls in work, when we had a "shower" and leaving for baby lunch. The card was based on a Less is More sketch I had hoped to enter, but didn't get around to it, (as usual) the quote is from Create at TLC, I played with it in PS and then matched the lovely teddy from the Blue life digi kit by Designs by Brigit to match the beautiful ribbon.  The "cake" was wrapped in a floral cellophane I bought years and years ago.  I'm glad to say she has had her baby boy and both are thriving.

Do you remember me showing you a photo of a blackbird, who was having a bath and I told you he had white tail feathers, no? never mind, here he is with his back to me so you can see quite clearly his white tail feathers.

I am entering the following challenges.  Anything goes with ribbon  Baby    Baby Shower


  1. Great baby card and love that nappy cake too ( I had to make two for our two grandsons last year).:) Viv xx

  2. Such a sweet card Faith and I love the cake.

    Never seen a blackbird like that before either.

  3. What a clever baby shower "cake" and matching card! I'm sure the mother to be will love it!

  4. Oh this is so cute, what a brilliant card, I love your nappy cake too its brilliant, thanks for playing on MAWTT thanks week, Love Hazelxo

  5. Your blackbird has partial albinism, it seems to be more common (in the UK) in blackbirds than other species. It can be genetic so you may get chicks with white patches too... how exciting! (BTW, if you do I may be round to ooh and aah over them!!)
    Any way back to the point of my visit...
    LOVE your baby cake :)
    Thanks so much for sharing at Crafty Ribbons this fortnight

  6. Fantastic card and gift for a mum to be, Faith - love them! They look so professional.

    Strange blackbird!

  7. A super gift and card. I bet she was delighted. x

  8. what a great idea and love the card! Never can be prepared enough when that little bundle of joy hits your life! thank you soo much for joining DTC!

  9. Hello Faith - good to see you back. You're not alone with the grim weather - it's been winter in Buckingham again too and I really am getting fed up with wearing woollies and boots now! This is a brilliant project - I love how the 'cake' looks wrapped in floral cellophane and the coordinating card is fab. Thank you for your lovely comment! Vicky x

  10. Wow I love that diaper cake! Super cute little card
    Thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge
    Hugs Laurie x

  11. Such a cute diaper cake -- Love the bright colors and fun ribbon :) (Be sure to check out the DTC blog today — there’s good news there!!)

    Thanks so much for decorating your celebrations at the Decorate To Celebrate! Challenge Blog!

    Amy :) at
    Decorate To Celebrate! Design Team Member

  12. What a fabulous Diaper cake and matching card Faith. These really are a wonderful idea, and are taking off here!
    We get a blackbird in our garden with a white back, but I haven't seen him yet.

  13. It seems like one long party at your place Faith someone is always leaving or having a birthday ! they are so very lucky to have you working there. The diaper cake is immaculate and the bear is super cute love the colour and I can almost feel his fur !



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