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14 September, 2015

Baby We've Grown!

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments. I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

On August 31st our family grew, with the much anticipated arrival of my great-nephew, Landon Ryan. Almost as soon as we heard that my niece Tosha was expecting, I started working on a project that I'll share with you tomorrow, to celebrate the little one's arrival. As that secret project neared completion, I asked my sister Beth, who was in on it, if she wanted me to create announcement cards for the little man's arrival. She did and so I set about working on them.

I'd used the now retired Baby We've Grown and Celebrate Baby stamp sets, together with my all-time favorite Gorgeous Grunge from Stampin' Up!, for the first part of the project, so used them for the announcement cards too...


Card: Whisper White and So Saffron
Ink: Lost Lagoon, Soft Sky and Pool Party
Marker: Coastal Cabana Stampin' Write (retired, used to color in BABY)
Stamp sets: Baby We've Grown, Celebrate Baby and Gorgeous Grunge
Tools: Corner Rounder Punch
Adhesive: Tombow

The arrival of Landon Ryan redresses the hormonal balance in the house a tiny bit, because there are 5 women in the house! The little man's older sisters are 5 year old twins Brianna and Makayla and 3 year old twins Chloe and Charissa, born to proud parents Tosha and Josh in earlier relationships, so Josh isn't alone any more! Grin.

Challenges...
#200 Let's Celebrate at Word Art Wednesday
STAMPtember at Simon Says Wednesday
#241 One Layer at Less Is More

I'll be back on Wednesday with more of "Project Landon", so I hope you'll join me then.


9 comments:

  1. Beautiful announcement card Em - looking forward to more of project Landon!
    Kate
    xx

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  2. Awww that's so sweet, love the colours you have picked. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  3. Lovely card.. Nice design.

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  4. hello Em! this is adorable, sweet soft colors and image! so glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  5. Awww this is so cute!
    Hugs Donna xx

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  6. Really and truly, your image should be stamped directly onto the card base for a one layer card, but this is really lovely!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. Congratulations on the new arrival!
    Adorable card, though not strictly one layer
    Thank you for joining us
    Anne
    Less is More

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  8. Such a cute image and I like that the whole layer is stamped in baby blue. As mentioned by my teamies though, a one layer card should be one piece of card folded in half with no additional layers.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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Em xxx