Friday, 3 June 2016

Welcome Beautiful Baby Boy

Greetings from sunny Dublin, (yes you did read that right!). Forecast good too!

So pleased that a perfect little baby boy arrived safely recently. He is another darling beauty and here's the card I made to welcome him...

Papers: Maja Design
Dies: Spellbinders / A Gilded Life 'Petite Monarch', MFT Dienamics 'Stitched Fishtail Flags'
Punches: Martha Stewart Edge Punches 'Threader' and 'Doily Lace'
Embellishments: Silver charms by Nunn Design. White Metal Expressions by Making Memories. Buttons, Ribbons, Wool and Pearls from stash

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Have a lovely weekend,
Nicola x

I wish to enter card to the following challenges:
Simon Monday - Monochrome
Scrapyland - Anything Goes (using die brand carried by Scrapyland)
ABC Challenge - I is for Important Event
Special Day Cards - Birthday card with stripes
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes plus a sentiment
Craft Rocket Challenges - Monochrome
Crafty Sentiments - Gems or Pearls challenge


  1. A really quick peep and hello, internet missing most of the week so a swift catch up while we still have some connection.

    B x

  2. This is just precious, Nicola! So sweet and truly perfect for a baby! Congrats! <3

  3. What an AWESOME new baby boy card! I love the lacy edge and all those adorable charms! This is sure to be a keepsake! Thanks for joining us in the Craft Rocket Challenge!

  4. A gorgeous New Baby card Nicola, love all the details and those little charms are a gorgeous touch.
    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs, Avril xx

  5. I'm glad to hear somebody's got some sunshine - enjoy it for all of us!

    Glad to hear about the new arrival too - and your card to welcome him is utterly charming. How lovely to use all those charms, and the gingham and the layered lacy borders work beautifully.
    Alison x

  6. Oh wow, Nicola, this is both sweet and d stunning!! I love the design!! The charms look amazing!! Wow!! What a gorgeous card this is!! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!! I'm glad you are getting sunshine!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  7. Beautiful card Nicola, I love the design and all the charms, and you are lucky getting some sunshine it is so dull and overcast here
    Kevin xx

  8. Very adorable baby card. Love the baby charms - just stunning. Hope you set some sunshine in Dublin. We are very excited to get it when we can in the Northwest of USA. Again, beautiful card and thank your for sharing in our Scrapy Land challenge and can't wait to see what you create for us soon. Nancy Hill, Designer in the Scrapy Land Design Team.

  9. Such a pretty card for your precious new arrival Nicola and a fabulous design. I love the little button bow's with hanging charms you added and that you personalised it with the newborns name. I am sure this delightful card is adored by the new parents.
    How wonderful to have some sunshine we lost ours last Monday and have had cloud and rain ever since, hoping for a return tomorrow. Have a great weekend xxx

  10. What a beautiful and handsome baby card Nicola!! I love how you added his name in the design. Congratulations on his safe arrival!! I do hope you are having fun, Dublin you say... how wonderful!! We have had lovely weather here as well. Quite hot and no rain, but I'll take that over snow any day! lol. hugs :)

  11. How very sweet, Nicola, love the adds of sweet things hanging, and his name above. And blue and white is perfect !!
    Dorthe, xxo

  12. You have created the most charming card. What a lucky little one and his mommy to receive a card like this. Love all the charms! Thank you for joining in on the fun at ABC Challenge! Good luck and please join us again! Blessings!

  13. Nicola, what a beautiful baby boy card! I especially love all the wonderful little charms you have hung across the card! So happy you joined us this week in our Monochrome challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge! Hugs, Maura

  14. Oh Nicole, you sure know how to welcome a new bundle of love... this is perfectly delightful. The abundance of charms is heartwarming and I adore the lacy, elegant design elements. The paper is so pretty, too. Gorgeous work as always, my sweet and talented friend. :o) Wishing you a beautiful day!

    Hugs and blessings,

  15. Beautiful card the image is simply striking. Thanks for joining in on the fun over at Aud Sentiment Challenge. We look forward to seeing you again.

  16. Love all of the baby charms you used on this! They are awesome! So many other wonderful details from the border punch to the sweet blue gingham!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Pearls or Gems challenge.

  17. Beautiful card. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

  18. Pretty project, perfect for a new born and perfect for our challenge. Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Design, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz DT

  19. What a beautiful baby boy card! I love the unique design! Beautiful as always Nicola!

  20. So original and gorgeous! I LOVE the charms along the lace to make an awesome banner!

  21. Such s sweet card Nicola! Love your attention to detail!

  22. Such a sweet card to welcome a new bundle of joy!So many wonderful tiny details to admire- but my favorite are the little charms dangling form those tiny bows over the ribbon and lace.

    while I'm here I will thank you for joining our challenge at Scrapy Land. Hugs! Sara Emily Guest DT

  23. Oh Nicola!!! No one compares to your lovely vintage style cards like this! This is such a sweet baby boy card for Dylan. I love it and I am sure his parents will as well!! This is a keepsake. Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my blog.

  24. Such a lovely card! Something to be treasured.

  25. Sweet card, love the little charm embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments and hope to see you again.
    Hugs, Sandy

  26. Oh this looks just gorgeous! thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

  27. It's wonderful! Thank you for SDC!

  28. What a lovely baby card! Thanks for joining us at SDC!

  29. Such a lovely card!Thank you for joining us at SDC.


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