Thursday, February 28, 2013

Full Moon

There was a lot of tension in the air today, everywhere I went. "Must be a full moon," I thought to myself and I wasn't far off!

I'm a retired teacher and I can testify that there really is something to full moon theories in terms of it affecting human behaviour.  I would face a classroom full of emotional students, acting out more than usual, and come home saying, "It must be a full moon!"  and somewhere within a 2 day window, I'd be right every time!  So if you're having a "full moon" kind of week, hopefully we can cheer you up a bit today.

One of my fellow demonstrators just had a her first baby, a little boy, so I made this card to give to her.
                                                                                                                                                                                              I used the Baby Boutique Stamp set for the first time and really had some fun with it.  I love the little boy colours and the diagonal ribbon behind the image panel.  The sentiment is from the One in a Million set and the sentiment on the inside says "a little word filled with a lot of HAPPINESS".

The colours I used were Marina Mist, Bashful Blue, So Saffron and Certainly Celery, with a panel of Sahara Sand behind the images.  I added some texture with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder.

This was my last project completed at our Papercrafter's Paradise Retreat last weekend.  There's nothing like a new baby to bring a smile to faces and little bit of new hope to the world!

Stamps:  Baby Boutique (w126350; c126352); One in a Million (w126380; c126382)
Paper:  Marina Mist (119682), Bashful Blue (105120), So Saffron (105118), Certainly Celery (105125), Sahara Sand (121043) and Very Vanilla (101650) card stock
Ink: Classic Stampin' Pads in Marina Mist (126962), Certainly Celery (126958), So Saffron (126957)
Accessories: 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon in Certainly Celery (119963)
Tools:  Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (117335); Extra Large Tag punch (119866) (trimmed down)

 Extra Large Tag

 Baby Boutique Stamp Set
One in a Million Stamp Set

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