Sunday, 22 January 2017

Knitting for Newborns


Regular visitors to my blog may know two things about my daughter- first, she works as a midwife, and second, she likes to give me real-life cardmaking challenges , usually at short notice.

On Friday she asked me to make a thank you card for a woman who knits baby hats and donates them to the hospital.

I immediately thought of this knitter image, which is a Pure Innocence digi.  I coloured it with alcohol markers and paper-pieced it with a Basic Grey paper, which I also used to cover the base card. ( I actually love how the paper-piecing turned out on the shoes). The sentiment was made with stamps by Waffle Flower and I embellished with buttons.

I'd like to enter:
Dragonfly Dreams  with thanks
Sparkles thank you
Craft Cardmakers   new beginnings- I think it fits this challenge as it is thanking her for the baby hats
Crafty Friends  new beginnings - see above
Craft Purple Frog  new beginnings - see above.

17 comments:

  1. You always have the perfect stamp for everything Marina. This is an amazing card.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. Hello… Thanks for joining our ‘New Beginnings’ challenge with your lovely card… Beautiful paper piecing... Please join us again next time. Good luck in the draw!
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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  3. The perfect stamped image for the thank you card! How sweet of the lady to knit baby hats! And, you must be very proud of your daughter being a midwife...how awesome!

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  4. What a perfect card for her Marina. Love it.

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  5. She obviously knows that you can always come up with something terrific and here's the proof!! Brilliant!

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  6. Never a challenge too hard for you:) what an adorable and perfectly fitting image! And she looks so cute in her paper pieced dress. The bold sentiment is an eyecatching, great detail. Sweet embellies too.

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  7. Fabulous card, beautifully coloured and designed. Thanks for playing along with Crafty Cardmakers

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  8. Ohh.... i love this!! So Nice!!
    Beautiful!

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  9. Your daughter knows exactly which stamps you have. And you nailed her request with this one. Wow!

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  10. So gorgeous. Love it. Nice work.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Crafty Friends Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    Annette DT

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  11. Well done for finding an image to fit with the challenge set by your daughter. I will let you have that as a new beginnings ;D
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog.

    Huge hugs

    Amy xx

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  12. This is a lovely image. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Cardmakers challenge.
    Mary

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  13. And for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams also.
    Mary

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  14. Fabulous card, love the image and your paper piecing.Knitting for a new born, what a wonderful interpretation of 'new beginnings'. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.
    Glenda
    DT

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  15. Lol your daughter sounds like mine!!
    Love this make & its just perfect for the occasion!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Purple Frog, I hope we will see you again!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  16. Your papers are beautiful, love your cute image, thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us a Sparkles Monthly, hope to see you again next time.

    Hugs Babs DT x

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  17. This is such a pretty card, a lovely image and fabulous paper piecing.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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