Thursday, 9 May 2013

No patterned papers!

Time for another challenge over at CRAFTY RIBBONS and this time the theme was chosen by the lovely Cebelica and she has asked for
I do love this type of challenge and it worked perfectly for me this time.
The prize this time is
A selection of ribbons (colours/contents may vary from photo)

So well worth entering don't you think?

I have used the gorgeous PINK GINGHAM ribbons for my projects this week which you can find HERE.

I had a commission for a lady whose sister had given birth to beautiful twin girls but sadly one was born sleeping and she wanted me to make a card for both the babies as the Mum was keeping a little memory box. So I made a card for Oonagh and a smaller flat version for baby Aoife, to slip inside the card.

These commissions are always hard as I like to treat the situation very delicately. The Mum of the babies is married to my cousin's son and the whole situation was very very sad.
Little Oonagh will hopefully be released from hospital when her weight picks up. Any prayers would be gratefully accepted.

Image - I used a Sugar Nellie vintage baby stamp
Papers - spotty embossed, marianne die, ms star punch, gold peel offs and pearls, flower soft
Medium - coloured with promarkers and chalks for the clouds

I would like to enter this into
The Sugar Bowl - anything goes
Eclectic Elllapu - anything goes
Make it Monday - linky party
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink - baby card (sorry its not LCI stamps)
Loves Rubberstamps - anything goes
Divas by Design - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything uplifting (my sentiment)
Aud Sentiments - baby or mother and child

I hope you get time to enter our challenge this fortnight.
Thanks for dropping by.


Caz said...

How very sad, my prayers are with the parents.

Beautiful cards Pinky.
Caz x

Crafty Lark said...

What a beautiful card and so sad for this to have happened, hope this little one makes very quick progress. Sending hugs. xx Flora

Christine Harrop said...

How tragic! My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. You have made two beautiful cards Pinky. Christine x

Sue said...

Ohhh Pinky how very sad:( the cards are beautiful and my thoughts and prayers are with the family huggles hun Sue xxx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Wonderful card for a baby girl pretty ribbon. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

Alyce said...

this is just so beautiful pinky. the texture on the cloud is gorgeous and i cna understand that these would have been hard to make :( i think you have done a beautiful job though and i know she will cherish them xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

Oh Pinky how sad to lose a new baby like that , I hope this beautiful card brings happy memories.

Sue - bearhouse said...

oh, that is really so sad, my heart goes out to baby's family.
Your card is beautiful and the verse is so lovely.
Sue xx

rachel said...

aww Pinky - such a sad memory - I'm sure your card will help. Hugs Rachel p.s. Been trying to comment for a couple of days again - my computer has issues with your blog - unless I'm incredibly patient - then we're okay xx

brenda said...

Another baby card Pinky !!

But it is a very pretty one and I so love gingham, it always has a lovely fresh feel to it.

B x

MagsB said...

Oh no, how very sad. My prayers are with the whole family.

Your cards for both girls are lovely, the die-cut is stunningly beautiful for both!

love and hugs

Mags B x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Pinky.

Hugs Riet.xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Oh Pinky how terribly sad, such a tragedy. Your cards are lovely and how nice to make one for her memory box. Hugs Susan x

Sarah said...

It's so hard to make cards for something like this but you've done a beautiful job - I'm sure this card will be treasured. I'll keep the family in my prayers.

Bridie Payne said...

Gorgeous card, the Flower Soft is the perfect touch

Thanks for popping by my blog



Anne said...

How sad but you've made beautiful cards and done so sympathetically. Hugs x

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Oh I love this. TFS with us over at Eclectic Ellapu this week and hope to see you in future challenge.
Elaine aka Ellapu

Dangina Martinez said...

Gorgeous creations. Love the soft colors and gold trim. Thank You for joining us this week at Loves Rubber Stamps. Good Luck.
Tons Of Hugs, Dangina

Lorraine said...

A beautiful baby card Pinky, although such a sad story behind it. My thoughts are with the family.
Lorraine x

Carol Bignall said...

A sad situation, for the parents, but a beautiful card Pinky.
Carol x

Debs said...

Oh Pinky that is so sad - will say a prayer for the family.
I'm sure both your cards will be treasured - the verse is just perfect.
Debs xx

Chrissy said...

So beautiful Pinky,and so sad, you have done these beautifully.Gorgeous card and keepsake,they will be treasured I'm sure.


Sandra H said...

Hi what a beautiful card the image is gorgeous and the colouring is done to perfection x

coops said...

both so beautiful pinky, they must of been so hard to thoughts are with the family.

xx coops xx

Kelly Neis said...

Your card is so gorgeous! I love the flower soft for the baby pillow. Great design too. Thank you for joining us at Divas By Design.
Hugs Kelly

Beryl said...

Both cards are beautiful
Pinky - it's just so sad that one of them had to be made for such difficult situation.
Beryl xx

Karon said...

This is stunning - that image is so adorable and I love all the layers! TFS

Karen Letchworth said...

Love the soft elegant touches, and the darling pink gingham ribbon. Just adorable! Thanks for sharing this in our challenge.
Blessings to you,
Word Art Wednesday

Susan said...

Gorgeous Pinky and such a sad time for the parents - hopefully baby Oonagh will be home very soon.
I'm sure they will be delighted with your beautiful cards.

Thank you for joining us at LCI - hugs Susan xx

Olivia said...

A beautiful job with the card. Your card will be deeply cherished I am sure. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is gorgeous .. as always Baby Queen .. i love that die cut oval.. so pretty
Thanks for joining us at LCI this month
Lisa x

Lydia said...

My gosh this is so darling xx thank you so much for joining our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Loves Rubberstamps xxx

Kerry said...

What a difficult card to make Pinky but you've done it beautifully and I'm sure the family will love and appreciate it. The image is perfect and and the die shape is gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining in our Oh Baby! challenge at LCI this fortnight. If you leave a comment on one of our DT's blogs during our Oh Baby month you could win a digi :-D xx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Pinky, thanks so much for your comment and esp on PP post have fun deciding what to get :D Shaz in Oz.x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a beautiful card you have made in such sad circumstances for your family. It will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

Julie said...

This is so adorable Pinky, loving the fluffy texture you created for the cloud, Perfect! Thanks for joining the Ladybugs for our month long challenge,have a great weekend Julie.x

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