Hi & hello! Welcome to the loony bin :) I freely admit this card drove me little crazy. It was the days weeks hours hour spent hand stitching pink embroidery thread onto the mane and tail of the Magnolia Stamps Cuddly Horse that did it. By the time I got to the pears I shrugged and said hey it's only a WHOLE PACK 'O PEARLS as I threw tons of Kaiser Champagne polka dots on the horse.
Cuddly Horse is from the Magnolia Stamps Love Collection and is available at Magnolia-Licious. While part of a Valentine's Day/Wedding collection, I think it makes the perfect gender neutral stamp for baby cards as it reminds me of a child's rocking horse. Lots of people who own the stamp are doing the same.
I colored the horse with Copic Markers. I must tell those of you who have to shop online for most of their treasures that the Champagne color of Kaiser Pearls is perfect for yellow cards as it has just a tinge of yellow to the cream of the pearls. It is so hard looking online and seeing 10 white looking pearls all with different names. In person you can see the yellow tint.
Anyhoo I even added pearls to the button tops. Crazy I tell ya :) The pearls come in a pack of different sizes; the really tiny pearls are courtesy of White Opal Liquid Pearls.
The base of the card is Bazzill Dotted Swiss cardstock which is embossed with polka dots; the patterned paper is Pat a Cake by American Crafts Baby collection; all paper is die cut with Spellbinders Nestabilities.
The white foam adhesive letters, which spell BABY, are also by American Crafts -- both are available at Embellish-Online.com.
The Bashful Blue Taffeta Ribbon is by Stampin' Up!.
A time consuming and costly card. But hey, you only have a baby once (okay, once at a time, unless it's twins, oh #%#^$& never mind). This card is headed to a baby shower IF I can part with it; I know it is really busy but I like it. I hope you do too :)
Thanks for stoppin' by! See you tomorrow with a very special project for Magnolia-Licious that involves our first blog hop!