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Sleeping Baby Boy:

Well it is officially "holiday is over" time :(  Most people I know are actually looking forward to going back to work after two weeks of vacation, but not me.  I LOVE being a home body - I can be kept busy for days on end without ever leaving the house.  Oh well, life goes on, even after Christmas :)

It feels pretty good being back in the craft room, though for a while I will have to pace myself.  My shoulders are still in a considerable amount of pain and I can only do so many card sittings at a time.  Sitting at my craft table and being at work on the computer have my shoulders most aggravated.

I used a brand new stamp, Sleeping Baby Fairy Leaf, and paper pieced him into a little boy - isn't he precious?!

Card Ingredients:  C.C. Designs digi, MME papers, Recollections cardstock, Prismacolor pencils, American Crafts jute, Gelly Roll white pen, cheese cloth, random flowers, Recollections pearls.  Tools:  mineral spirits and blending stumps, Oval and Scalloped Oval Nesties, sewing machine, Making Memories edge distresser.

I made this card for the following challenges:  Here Comes The Boys - sketch, Sugar Creek Hollow - vintage new, Crafty Ribbons, CCEE Stampers, A Gem of a Challenge - new beginnings.

Have a wonderful Monday.  See you all again on Wednesday!



Jingle said…
This is so sweet!
OMGosh how adorable, love this fabulous design and the cute image. I hear you, I am back to work this morning, although you would never know it by my sitting here in my robe, lol. Time to get ready, lol.
Ros Crawford said…
Oh my ... what a gorgeous image and a stunning card ... Absolutely beautiful ... and I too love to be at home ... I never get bored!
Woo said…
Superb interpretation of the Sketch and just so pleased to see how quickly you have joined in! Fab card, love the colour scheme and your gorgeous image! Thank you for playing at Here Come The Boys Woo x
Annette said…
Gorgeous card and a super sweet image. I love the blue accents and the twine is lovely.
nnalorac said…
Oh WOW oh WOH, Deanne, I so love your so different kinda baby card, it is just so gorgeous. Love your design, papers and fab baby image. Carolxx
Danni said…
This is precious!!
Lynne said…
Oh Deanne, you did a remarkable job with this card, as always. The baby'sface is so precious and adorable. Take care of your shoulders!
Kelly Lloyd said…
Stunning baby card. Thanks for sharing with us at crafty ribbons.
Hugs Kelly
Anonymous said…
Deanne this is a gorgeous vintage card with a beautiful image. Your choice of papers and flower embellishments are fabulous. Thanks for joining us over at Sugar Creek Holllow for our challenge.
Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)
Christine said…
Lovely image & colours, fab stitching & details lovely work

Thanks for sharing with us at AGOAC this time.

smiles Christine x
Unknown said…
What a sweet image, love all your stitching too. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
Dawn xx
ThePurplePlace said…
So sorry to hear about your shoulder pain...pain is so demanding and takes us away from crafts, which we SO love.

On the days when my pain is high and I can't do most of my crafting...I try to sit in a recliner, with a pile of images and my Copics...and colors away the day! IT's almost like therapy!

Love it!!

La Vikinga said…
I was coming here to thank you for participating with your pretty card in our challenge at Crafty Ribbons! I like the baby sleeping... And the flowers, too!
Welcome back Thursday for a new challenge,

Charlotta / La Vikinga