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Going Astray

It’s been a long time since I’ve had a new baby card to send. I had been searching for days for inspiration and then I remembered some fabulous dimensional letters I picked up from the Dollar Tree a long time ago. The perfect serif font for a child or baby and I wanted to make some baby blocks for them.¬†

Unfortunately, I didn’t have any paper that came close to matching that was appropriate for a baby. A quick search on Amazon for some letter dies didn’t pan out either. And then I had the idea for a shaker card but the hearts were too small to show up as I had hoped so in the end I opted for sweet and simple. I knew I couldn’t attempt lining the hearts up on top of slippery glue on the back of the vellum, (I never get anything straight) but I wish I would’ve arranged them differently to fill the space. I decided on an embellishment in the second picture.

I love my inspiration pieces below, so adorable.

From Create & Craft
From Creative Expressions

You should’ve seen my craft room when finished as I changed my mind several times, a flurry of paper for sure but at least I have a lot of die cut hearts on hand now. Sometimes you just have to go with the flow!

I hope these designs inspire you when making your next new arrival card. 

Happy paper crafting!

This product offered as a free download sample paper pack, no sign up necessary, will download automatically to your computer. Let me know what you made and share on FB, I’d love to see it.

happy pretty little paper crafts


The Baby's Opera Digital Journal Kit Inspired by an 1876 Children's Music Book this kit is full of beautiful illustrations and cherished songs from yesteryear in an antique/shabby style. Suitable for a girl or boy. Paper collection for making tags, pockets, ephemera for junk journals, paper crafting, scrapbooking and more! Includes tags, journal cards, pockets, collage sheets, envelopes for holding keepsakes or photos, ATC cards and more. 41 Sheets in all, including backside pages and writing pages. Designed for personalization to cherish your child memories!


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