Practising Creativity

Baby's 1st Valentine's Day Card

As I mentioned with this New Baby Card post, my niece had a baby in December. Little Wrenn has wiggled her way into the world and our hearts. I decided I'd be the first to send my great-niece a Valentine's Day card. I'm getting a bit concerned though, as of today it has yet to arrive. I'm trying to stay positive it will arrive Monday, but I suppose if it's late, Wrenn won't know. As long as it arrives I'll be happy. I've had a few cards go astray lately and to have a card I've spent hours making lost does bug me.

I've used these ragged edge no-brand dies to create my layers. I quite like this set. Unlike many of these inexpensive dies – which tend to run small – it's a decent size. I make a 10cm x 13cm card with them (other examples are these St. Patrick's Day and Thank You cards).

I used the elephant from Prettygrafik's Valentine Animals set as the focal point and added some grass from this Woodland Animals set. Tropicali Script BTN Bamboo font was used for the sentiment. The paper is from a Folio paper pad. Wooden hearts and some enamel dots dress it up. 

Supply List
Paper – cardstock, Folio paper pad 
Digital stamps – Prettygrafik Valentine Animals, Woodland Animals
Dies – no-brand ragged edge dies
Embellishments – wooden hearts, enamel dots
Font – Tropicali Script BTN Bamboo
Spectrum Noir Illustrator alcohol ink markers
Art-n-Fly white pen

I'm linking up with the following challenges: Little Red Wagon #640 – Be My Love Valentine, Cut it Up #245 – Valentine's Day, A Gem of a Challenge #4 – ATG, My Time to Craft #475 – All You Need is Love, and Sweet Stampin' 12/02 – Love, Love, Love.

6 comments

  1. So beautiful and so very cute..
    Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Little Red Wagon, hope you will play again..
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. What a gorgeous card!! Love the adorable image you used and all the pretty papers!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!
    Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  3. Lovely cute card. Thank you for joining the challenge at My Time to Craft. Hope to see you again next time.

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  4. Such a fabulous card for little Wrenn! I'm so drawn to those jagged edges. They're fabulous!

    I do hope the card arrived on time.

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  5. Super sweet card, Shani! Loving the colours and that cute elephant. It would bother me too if I had cards go missing. Looking absolutely glam in your new profile photo!

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  6. Such a darling card!

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