Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Another Baby Thank You Note

I found this cute card on Splitcoaststampers and I don't even remember what I was looking for! This card turned out to be a cute baby thank you note - I love the sweet little button flower! Luckily, I've written all my thank you notes because tomorrow is the big day! It's hard to believe that almost 10 months of mental and physical preparation have all led up to tomorrow's C-section. I am nervous and excited and about 100 other emotions, but I am trying to focus on the fact that by this time tomorrow, we will have our sweet little baby girl! What a wonderful blessing!!

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Happy Birthday, Grandmama!

Sorry I haven't posted in awhile, blog friends! I have been feverishly working to update Bailey's scrapbook so I'll be ready to start Morgan's when she arrives this week! I have gotten so much done but, unfortunately, my 12x12 layouts are very hard to photograph and post here. Today, I made this card for Chris's grandmother who is turning 90 soon. The family is celebrating with a party tomorrow, but we won't get to go since it's 3.5 hours away and I can't travel that far. I really hope she likes her card, though! I love the way it turned out! I was inspired by none other than my favorite blog, Me, My Stamps and I. Do you ever feel like your traditional half-sheet cards don't really convey your feelings or the importance of an occasion? I do, so for Grandmama's special day, I decided to use a full 8.5x11 sheet of cardstock as my base. I also used my scallop circle Nestabilities which helped me keep the entire card proportioned. Nothing looks worse on a big card than a tiny focal point!! Can you believe the flowers came from SU!'s "Heartfelt Thanks?" I have had that set for years and it is one I turn to again and again. I'm so glad I've kept it all this time. Thanks for stopping by - have a great weekend!!