Thursday, January 15, 2015

It's a Boy (Just Some Lines image)

Hello, everyone!   Today I've made a baby card!  Brian's nephew and his wife are expecting a boy next month so I wanted to be ready.  I went with a shaker card - these have become my favourite card to make!  The adorable image is called Sweet Dreams Baby Fairy from Just Some Lines and I coloured it with my Prismacolor pencils.

I used my Nellie's Multiframe Rectangles to die-cut the shaker frame.  The patterned papers are from Dollarama (very old stash items).  I attached the patterned paper for the frame to cardstock before I die cut to provide strength.

Inside the shaker I added lots of tiny silver stars, blue and green sequins, and some baby-themed confetti (new purchase from the dollar store).  It includes a baby bottle, tiny safety pins, and yellow duckies - so cute!  I stamped a small sentiment in two of the corners:  Congratulations at the top left, and It's a Boy at the bottom right.  I don't make a lot of baby cards and don't have many baby sentiments, but these were in a clear stamp set from Impression Obsession - Sentiments 1.  I stamped them in Ancient Page - Aegean Blue.

I would like to support these fun challenges:
Die Cut Divas AG UE (frame was die-cut using Nellie's Multiframe Ovals) 
TOP 3 Just Some Lines Facebook Group AG 1ERed Carpet Studio New Year's Eve (stars on image and star sequins in shaker; new item is baby confetti inside shaker) 2/3
Red Carpet Studio Two Faces of January (two stamped sentiments, two patterned papers) 1/3
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday It's a Guy Thing (baby boy) 2/5
Thank you for looking at my card!  Wishing you a joyful day!


  1. So soft and sweet baby shaker card, just loving it!!! Love the fab papers and those confetti's are darn cute with this cute image:)

  2. So sweet and adorable - AND PRETTY!!! Great shaker card and love all the little things on the inside. Great "find" at the Dollar Store on those!

  3. Hi Kitty, love you added little silver stars, fun and cute card xx

  4. Delicious shaker card, Kitty!! So sweet and colorful! The cute baby is really adorable and love your design with beautiful papers, sequins and confetti!!

  5. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing at RCS.

  6. This is a gorgeous shaker card Kitty, perfect to welcome a new baby boy.

  7. I love that background paper. I had some of that and used just about every bit of it up. Great idea to make a shaker card for this occasion. Congrats on your nephew and his wife and to you for becoming an Great Aunt. Enjoy your day.

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  9. congratulations to Brian!
    Sweet shaker card!

  10. Adorable! Have fun with that baby when he gets here!

  11. This is so sweet!! The shaker is adorable!! I love that precious image!! Beautiful card my friend!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  12. That's an adorable shaker card! Thanks for sharing it over at Red Carpet Studios!

  13. Such a cute shaker card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Red Carpet Studio!
    Nadine - My Scrap n' Stuff

  14. Wow this is so stinking cute and when you add in the shaker element, absolutely amazing.
    Thanks for joining the Diecut Divas Anything Goes Challenge. Cathie DT

  15. Soooo sweet! Look at you go with all those awesome shaker cards.

  16. They will love this I am sure, fab card and so perfect for the occasion, they are lucky to receive a selfmade card, lots of hugs and love to you and cuddles to your three furbabys, Marion

  17. Adorable shaker card! Such a sweet image!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  18. So cute and pretty sweetie. Sorry playing catch up again, I think I will be all this week. Lol!!!

  19. Such a sweet shaker card. Adorable.

    So glad you could join us at Die Cut Divas.

  20. I start from here Kitty
    I try to catch up
    yesterday after I posting we go to cinema
    make a birthday party for my little boy with his friends
    it was from 12:30 till 17:00 no time to do blogging
    i am really sorry Kitty
    Now about your card
    love the image and the paper you have choosen and that Shaker card is a great idea with this card..sweetttt card Kitty...

  21. what a fantastic card! Thank you for sharing it with us at RCS

  22. Love, love, love! Thanks for playing over at Red Carpet Studio! :)

  23. I love the 2 frames you used for the 2 faces challenge at RCS! Adorable work! Thanks for playing along w/ us!

  24. OH MY GOODNESS! What a sweet way to use stars in this shaker card! Such a lovely baby card! Thanks for playing along with us at RCS!

  25. Great card! Love the image. And I am very fond of shaker cards. Thanks for playing along with us.

    Tonya DT
    Red Carpet Studio Challenge Blog

  26. Beautiful shaker card! I love it. Thanks for joining us at RCS and hope to see you again! Tammy DT