Welcome New Baby

Hi everyone.  Today I have a pretty baby card to share.  I’ll have a new baby niece in July so I thought I’d get the card together ahead of time.  I embellished it with beautiful ribbons and mulberry flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

I added a pretty double-layer double-loop bow made with Pearl Pink Delicate Stitched Satin using my Bow-it-All V2.0.  You can view a video tutorial on how I made this bow HERE.
I also added some beautiful Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers.  Really Reasonable Ribbon offers a wide variety of mulberry flowers for all your crafting needs.  I used 20mm Open Roses, and 25mm Cottage Roses.  I like to wrap the stem around a needle tool for a fun look.
I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
I like to make a special gift for new babies and I haven’t had my knitting needles in action in quite a while, so I thought – why not?  
I actually really love knitting and I’ve missed it, so I selected this blanket pattern because it was really pretty easy.  I know it doesn’t look it, but it’s a row of knit, row of pearl, row of knit and then the pattern row.  That’s a relaxing pattern for me because I only really have to pay attention on every 4th row.
I’m entering my afghan in the following challenge:
Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope you like the card and the knitted baby blanket.  
What other crafts do you do?
Card Supplies:
Digital Stamp:  Create with TLC 
Dies: Spellbinders Labels 47, Grand Labels 1, Standard Circles small and large
Embossing Folder:  Cuttlebug
Adhesives:  Scotch ATG, Stick It!, Designer Dries Clear Glue, Candi Foam Fix, E6000
Other:  Bow-it-All V2.0, Tool-it-All, White Mulberry Paper


15 thoughts on “Welcome New Baby”

  1. wow and then wow again! first your card is just gorgeous with the pink double bow and that fabulous bg die…. then you come along and just decide to make a blanket. I am sitting here with my mouth hanging open in awe… I could no more just whip out a blanket like that than decide to compose an orchestral piece for clarinets and cellos…. tee hee! you ROCK! 🙂

  2. That card is so lovely with the layered die cuts and sweet roses! You know how much I love my delicate stitched satin ribbon…and that's one of my favorite shades. The blanket is gorgeous. It looks so soft! How come babies get all the soft blankies???? I want one!

  3. Beautiful card!!! And your blanket is amazing as well. What a wonderful gift 🙂

    Thanks for joining us @ Penny's Paper-Craft Challenge. Hope to see you again soon 🙂

  4. What a stunning card – the flowers and bow make perfect embellishments. The blanket is also very pretty – you have been busy! Thanks for joining us this week at Simply Papercrafts – Sharon (Glittertastic) DT member

  5. Oh, swoooooon, this is so lovely, Bonnie! Love the font of the sentiment, the beautiful pink roses, and your gorgeous bow! The blanket is wonderful, too – I know it will be treasured! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  6. LOve the shape of your card…and the lattice bit too… stunning! Thanks for sharing with us this week, at Glitter n Sparkle – Vic, Dt x

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