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A Card for Frankie

Baby Onesie

This card was made to celebrate the arrival of Frankie Analyn. Congratulations to Sarah and Sam on the arrival of their gorgeous baby daughter.

I bought this Baby Onesie die about three weeks ago in a bargain bin! Gotta love bargains. A new little arrival was a good enough reason to give it a whirl through my Big Shot today and make a very quick and easy card for the proud parents of cute, little Frankie.

As you can see, my favourite owl stamp features yet again!! I have now inked up a few more little creatures from Fox and Friends to make another card but you won't see that one until later tomorrow.

Project Recipe for Baby Onesie -

Stamp Sets: Fox and Friends, Short and Sweet, Best Yet (Hostess L1)
Ink: Regal Rose
Cardstock: Textured Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Regal Rose
Accessories: Scallop Oval, Scallop Circle and 1 3/8" Circle Punches, Sweet Always DSP, Soft Subtle Brads Non- SU: Sizzix Baby Onesie Die

Phew! That felt good to have a bit of energy to finally get crafting and blogging again!

Thanks for stopping,


Paula Dobson said…
That is absolutely adorable!! nice job, Bron :-)
Christine Blain said…
Bron, this is adorable - and cut using a DIE??? Perfect! Fuss-free and gorgeous. I'm sure your friends will just love it.
Tania Gould said…
Very cute Bronwyn! They're gonna love it!
Anonymous said…
I agree very cute Bron

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