Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Baby Girl . . . .

I made this card for a friend who has recently had a baby girl. Last night my daughter said that I had to ask the midwife if our baby was a boy or a girl. 'I don't like surprises' she said, and continued, ' well, I like happy surprises just not sad surprises'. Hmmm, I asked what a 'sad surprise' was. The answer 'a baby boy'!!!!!! No pressure there then.

I used this Crafter's Companion 'Humphrey's Corner' stamp - not sure if I've ever used it before and I've had it ages. Naughty girl!

The papers were from my stash - printed from a Crafter's Companion CD (pretty sure they're from the SWALK collection). The sentiment is LOTV and the flowers are from WOC. I've used that La La Land banner die again - it's so delicious! I've also used the Grand Decorative ovals from Spellbinders again, I just love these yummy dies.
I hate to say it, but I am soooooooooo not loving this weather. My legs and feet are so swollen I can't get my shoes on, my bump hurts all the time and the baby is busting some crazy moves and my daughter is covered in a heat rash :(  I'm more of a Spring/Autumn kinda gal!!! However, I hope that you're enjoying the sunshine!!

Thank you for visiting me - it always makes my day that you do.  Biggest of hugs, Jayne xxxxx


  1. Hello Jayne, I know how you feel, when I was carrying my eldest we had a really hot summer, it was terrible, I used to feel like I couldn't move lol.. I'm sure your daughter with adorable the little one (boy or girl) lol.

    Your cardis so pretty. Gorgeous shape, layout and embellishes
    Hugs Kelly

  2. such a gorgeous baby girl card! hope you feel a bit comfier soon (I remember it well lol!)
    Kim x

  3. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image.xxx

  4. Awh, this is adorable hun (rules out me using that stamp for you then!!), loving all the pretty details. I so want that heart banner, hand it over. Feeling somewhat wilted today - roll on Friday night when I shall officially be ON HOLIDAY for a week. Huggles Sweaty Squirrel xx

  5. Your card is just adorable! I love all the pretty girly elements - my fave kind of card :-)

    I know we are not really supposed to complain when we actually get some hot weather for a change but wow, it is *really* hot right now. I do hope it cools down a little soon and then hopefully you will feel better!

    Hugs, Kat xx

  6. Oh dear Jayne, it sounds like you are suffering in this heat. Hopefully it will cool down soon.
    Your card is gorgeous, I love the cute image and such beautiful detailing.
    I'm sure that once your baby is born your daughter will fall in love with it at first sight, even if it is a boy.
    take care
    hugs Sue xx

  7. This is gorgeous Jayne. I love the cute image and those pretty die cut circles...need...lol!! You're leading me astray again!!

    If baby arrives with a fabulous present for his/her big sister, then maybe big sister might not mind if it's a he or her! ;-)
    Lorraine x

  8. Aaawww this totally gorgeous hun! A fab design and little Humphrey is just tooooooo cute! :D
    Hope you feel better soon, I think it's going to be cooler for the next couple of days :)

  9. This card is totally gorgeous, Jayne. Good luck with bump and without doubt your daughter will come round very quickly. Sorry I cannot wish the sunshine away for you. Take care and put those feet up. xx Flora

  10. so gorgeous Jayne.adorable sweet image and I love the card shape :D

    xx coops xx


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