Tuesday, July 26, 2011

I Shore Love You! Baptismal Birthday Card

I am blessed to have 5 godchildren, and I take that position very seriously!  :) If you've been following my blog for a while, you'll see that I give treats/gifts to my godkids for 6 different occasions: Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, Christmas, Birthday and Baptismal Birthday. This is to let them know that I am thinking of them and praying for them - my most important duty as a Godmother.

For baptismal birthdays, I make a card for them and give an ice cream gift card inside of it. My Godson, Nicholas' special day is next week, so I made this card for him:



Supplies:
  • Cricut Create A Critter cartridge for whale, starfish and shell
  • Stampin' Up Marina Mist cardstock for card base, scraps for remaining pieces
  • Cuttlebug D'vine Swirls embossing folder for the "water"
  • Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder for whale front
  • "I Shore love you"" sentiment from Scrappy Moms' Sun Kissed stamp set
  • Versa Ink black ink pad
  • Ranger clear embossing powder and Marvy Uchida embossing gun
  • Inspiration from Scrappy Mel's blog - Thank you, Mel!
  • Ranger Liquid Pearl White Opal dimensional pearlescent paint for shell
  • Waterfall Stickles for water out of spout
  • Stampin' Up black marker for doodling on starfish
  • Fiskars wavy scissors (for front and tag)
  • Natural twine
  • Foam adhesive dots for whale and starfish
  • 2Peas Sitcom font for tag and inside wording
  • Uni-ball Signo white gel pen
Phew!! What a list! Hopefully I'm not forgetting anything.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
  1. Birthday Sundaes Challenge # 19 - Inspiration Photo (see it below -yum!)
  2. My Craft Spot Challenge # 18 - Emboss It!



One last tidbit: Birthday Sundaes challenge blog is having a blog hop on Sunday, July 31st! Hop on over and join the fun! I know I will be! I really enjoy their design team's work. :)


Well that's all for now. I still need to photograph and upload the cute projects my daughters made at their craft camp last week. Maybe I can get that in tomorrow. Enjoy your day and thanks for stopping by my happy place! :)

11 happy comments:

Amy said...

Wow this card is really cute, and so is your blog! Thanks for following me, I'm following you back! :)
Amy
redheadedcrafter.blogspot.com

Craftin' Blind said...
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bonnie said...

So super cute sweetie...love the embossing...fab! :) Hugs x

laurie said...

He will love this card!

Joy said...

Darling card.....great embossing..love the liquid pearls ! Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot !
Joy

Sue said...

How adorable!! What a great way to remind your godchildren that you are thinking of them. Thanks for following the inspiration at Birthday Sundaes.

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Cute card! I love the embossed background!!
Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

Kimberly

Tracey said...

Really cute card........great sentiment.
Thanks 4 joining us at Birthday Sundaes!

Kate said...

What a fabulous card - but more importantly, a fantastic tradition! I've never heard of a baptismal birthday and my hat goes off to you for regularly reminding your godchildren of your prayers for them.
Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot!
Kate
Small Bits of Paper

Amy C said...

Adorable!! Thanks for joining us this week at My Craft Spot.

Hugs,
Amy
Scrapping Mommy

Kristie said...

How sweet to remember your godchildren on their baptismal days. Adorable take on the inspiration photo! Thanks for playing along with Birthday Sundaes and also thanks for helping spread the word on our blog hop!

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