Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Blog Hopping Through...Baby Love!


Hello Friends

Time once again for a Blog Hop with some of my favourite international demonstrator friends.  Today we bring you Baby Love!!  And what's not to love about babies...right?

If you are starting here (Cynthia Millan) then Welcome!  Or if you've just arrived from one of the other blogs then...well...also welcome!    Please feel free to visit every one (the list is at the bottom of this post) and don't forget to leave comments since as you know, us bloggers are absolute junkies when it comes to comments!   :)

Now to talk about my Project.  

I wanted to keep it simple and gender-neutral (so I could make it in advance of needing it - and use it for ANY baby!).  So I merely stamped the duckies (they are so, so cute!) in Daffodil Delight ink on Whisper White cardstock, and added the absolute most PERFECT sentiment above!  Add a few Softly Falling embossed dots for visual interest and the card is almost done....

I wanted the balloons to look realistic so I stamped on vellum.  Ink dries very slowly on vellum so I sprinkled on some clear embossing powder and heat-set the powder and voila, the balloons look translucent!  Punched out with the Balloon Punch, they could be suspended above the ducklings.  How cute, right?  The Baker's Twine is held to the back of the balloons with a glue dot and this keeps the balloon on the card front too, without adhesive showing through.

All of these products are continuing into the new catalogue so you can make this card anytime without worrying about finding replacement items.  I love all of these goodies so am glad they are sticking around for at least a year!

I had to make a super quick card for this blog hop as I have very little time today.  But I think I managed to get some Baby Love into this project, don't you think?  Leave me a comment and let me know.  And don't forget to visit the rest of our hoppers too to see the gorgeous creations that they created.

Thank you so much for joining me today! Have a wonderful time hopping through baby projects!  God Bless,   ~Cynthia   <><


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    1. Thanks Bruno - didn't make it to Onstage so I was forced to use current/non-retiring products. But love how it turned out! Have a wonderful weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  2. Cute project Cynthia!! I love the vellum balloons!

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    1. I completely agree Karina. The vellum steps them up a notch! Hope your weekend is terrific. God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  3. Oh I LOVE this Cynthia - very nice!! That little duck is just the cutest!

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    1. Absolutely - that little duck is perfect for all-things-baby! Have a wonderful weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  4. Very cute card Cynthia. Love the tip about the translucent balloons-they do look realistic!

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    1. Thanks Ann. I love this Balloon Bundle and when I realized the vellum would work for translucent balloons I was happy, happy, happy! Hope your weekend is spectacular! God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  5. What a clever combination for the greeting - great idea!!

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    1. Thanks Susan - I just remembered how I felt when I became a Mom for the first time - Best. Day. Ever. (and then again and again and again with the next 3....). Glad you like it. Have a wonderful weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  6. This is such a clever card. Well Done. Angexxx

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    1. Thanks Angela! Everyone's projects were so cute....it was fun to ho with all of you! Have a wonderful weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  7. Stunning card! Love the embossing on vellum! Such a great idea!

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    1. Thanks ConnieBear. I love clear embossing powder to set stamped images on vellum. And for balloons it totally works!! Hope your weekend is great. God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  8. Love the combo of ducks and golden balloons. Super card. Zx

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    1. Golden duckies and golden balloons. They made me smile form ear to ear! Have a wonderful weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  9. Love the idea of u sing vellum for the balloons. And yes you did get some baby love into this project!!

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    1. Thanks Janet - I had to make this card so quickly and there are things I would change if I were doing a re-do for sure! But it's not too bad. Got some love in there and that's what counts! Enjoy your weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  10. What a fun card and perfect for not being gender specific. Thanks for sharing Cynthia xx

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    1. Thanks Mikaela. I thought the same about your projects...the gray made them so versatile and easy to adopt for a baby boy or girl!
      Have a wonderful weekend and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

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  11. Pretty impressive for your last minute card! I never would have thought to use balloons for a baby card! cute!

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  12. Oh those ducks are so very cute Cynthia! and those balloons- fabulous idea to emboss -very effective!

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