Friday, August 8, 2014

Oh Boy!

Yeay!!!  My brother and sister-in-law just had a little boy, and he's my first nephew!!  Unfortunately, they live in Indianapolis, IN which is about 18 hours away from here. : (    But next week I'm going to visit.  Can't wait!  So, I made this little card to go along with a gift for the new little guy.  And can I say that I LOVE it!  So cute!!

Challenges:
Lacy Sunshine #39--summer  (sailboats are all about summer and this little guy was born in the summer)
Lexi's Creations #122--anniversary or other special occasion (baby being born is definitely a special occasion)
{Pin}spirational Challenge #119--inspirational photo (I was inspired by the blues and the water theme)
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/141581982007873391/
Loves Rubberstamps #119--anything goes with stripes
The Crafter's Cafe #75--lots of layers
Digi Stamps 4 Joy #98--new (my ribbon is new and the card is for a new baby)
C.R.A.F.T. #271--well done or congrats
DRS Designs #134--Hot trends: chevrons and arrows
Brown Sugar #106--use a banner
Crafty Catz #143--lazy days of summer (sailboats are a great way to laze away a summer day)
Verve August Diva Dare--celebrate the good times
Mojo Monday ##357--sketch


Supplies:
Stamps: Verve "Text Object" boat, "To the Moon" sentiments, and "Blue Skies" notebook page ; DRS Designs chevron stamp
Dies: Spellbinders arrow and notebook edge die

20 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

This is a beautiful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘NEW’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
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Janette said...

Congrats on the new Baby...
Your card is so cute, always a pleasure to make a card for a new Baby, love this....
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

fabulous and gorgeous card Heather.
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

Karin


Marisa said...

Love the BG you created with that fun boat image. Darling card and well done using the mojo sketch :) Thanks for playing along with this month's Diva Dare.

Mary J said...

Congrats to you all on the new arrival! And I love your modern fresh card, Heather!

Dewi Lestari said...

Awesome! Thanks for joining at Lacy Sunshine: Summer
Hugs
Dewi

Chrissy said...

Fabulous little boy card Heather..love it.
Thanks for joining in with us at Lacy Sunshine this week..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Emily Thubbron said...

Love your boy card. What a great idea to turn the image on the background. Fabulous. Thank your for joining us at The Crafting Cafe for our Lots of Layers challenge.

Emily T.
DT Member

Emily Thubbron said...

Back again to thank you for joining us at DS4J for our "New" Challenge. I love your card.

Emily T.
DT Member

Pia S said...

I love it! It really stood out to me from the moment I saw it. The soft blue colors are perfect for a baby card, love the boats, the whole design!

Mad Moose said...

Love this card. Adorable. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

Shelia said...

Congratulations on your very first nephew!! He (& his momma) will love this adorable card! Love of the details you used on this. Great use of chevrons too. Thank you for playing along with us at DRS Designs this week!

Indah Permata Sari said...

What an adorable card! Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge!

Marcy said...

Super cute card! Thanks for joining our challenge this week on Loves Rubberstamps!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Oh, this is just darling. Love that stamped background of ships.

Helen said...

Great card - love the layout you've used.

Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

Helen x

Vannessa said...

Such a great card for a baby boy - congrats on having a new nephew. Thank you for joining in the Lacy Sunshine Summer Challenge this fortnight.

Hugs, Vannessa
Lacy Sunshine DT

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

So adorable Heather! Love this card. Very creative and what a great job on the sketch.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Digi Stamps 4 Joy!! Hope to see you again for the next challenge. I would love for you to join me in my celebration and a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a fantastic week!! Hugs, Gloria DT

http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Awesome!!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

JoAnn said...

Love your sweet baby card Heather. The boats are adorable.