Friday, March 14, 2008

{ Do you crochet? }

I tried to learn, but it didn't go too well. I need more uninterrupted time, LOL. My mom made this beautiful crochet flower in about 20 minutes. I hope I can do that someday. She made me a box full of flowers. I want to take a photo and show you. The paper and rub-ons are Tinkering Ink, "with love" rub-on is BasicGrey.The idea for this next card came to me one night while I was feeding Alex. I got this set of baby rub-ons (American Crafts) in a goodie box from Simple Scrapbooks Magazine and I just love the blue and brown color combination. I made the tree and cut it out of felt. I just love the way it turned out.
Have you seen the new issue of Paper Crafts April/May 2008? I have three cards published in there. I was at a bookstore last week and paged through the magazine and thought about getting it because I didn't renew my subscription in time and figured that I wouldn't get that issue. Couple of days later I get my two complementary magazines with my three cards. Wow, what a surprise. The next day my regular subscription arrived. Good thing I didn't buy that one. I will give the extras to my mom, she likes to make cards. I gave her a ton of stuff to take home with her. I wish she could have taken more. Too bad they have weight restrictions for luggage. Here is one of the cards in that issue. OK, just one more before I go. My little one is sleeping. I gave him a bath and fed him and he passed out. He usually doesn't go to sleep until 10 pm. I hope this doesn't mess up his wonderful sleeping schedule. This morning we both slept until 9:30. That was nice, especially for me.
I published my post before I was done, sorry. Anyway, here is one of two cards in Paper Crafts March 2008 issue.
I can't leave without showing you this adorable photo of Alex. We went for a walk yesterday and it was sunny and very bright. He is two months old and his first well check up is on Monday. I can't wait to find out how much he weighs. I think he is about 12 pounds or more. I can't believe this long post. Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.

12 comments:

  1. That is the most adorable BABY picture, ever. When it came on the scream I just made a little shriek and my 21 year old son behind me said "Is that baby flipping you off?" Upon looking closer he realized his error, LOL! That is such a sweetie! He will never flip you off:)

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  2. First Alex is so adorable - look at him in those cute glasses! :)

    Secondly, congratulations on being published - very pretty indeed! And lastly, wow, those flowers and your felt tree are stunning, love your ideas!

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  3. Priceless picture Daniela! He is getting so big! Hugs, Deb

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  4. I saw your stuff in Papercrafts. Awesome! That crocheted flower looks so beautiful on your card. And Alex is already the coolest kid on the block.

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  5. That crocheted flower your mom made is gorgeous, I hope you'll show us the others too :) ... I crochet (a little), but only blankets, I wouldn't know where to begin with a flower! I hope you enjoyed your visit with your mom!!
    Your work is GORGEOUS, as usual, and Alex is one cool dude with those shades!! lol!

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  6. He is just too adorable, Daniela!!! And that baby card...just gorgeous and so creative! Love it!

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  7. Oh, he is just the cutest baby! You ought to enter that photo in a contest or make a card using it with a cute, cool sentiment! I love your cards, Daniela, and those crocheted flowers are lovely!

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  8. Your cards are FAB as always Daniela! And lil Alex is totally adorable!!!!

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  9. What a cutie you have there...love the sunglasses!

    Those cards are all gorgeous! My favorite is the felt tree one!

    Have a great day!
    ~Lea L.

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  10. danni7:43 PM

    such a cuuuuuute little man! can't wait to see all the flowers your mom made for you, what we wouldn't give for a talent like that?
    hugs!
    danni

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  11. Hello: the cards are so pretty. My mom used to crochet, I can't remember what she taught me now. Oh the baby looks so cute in the sunglasses.....my my growing baby.
    Have fun
    Bela

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  12. Oh my gosh he's adorable! I also love the crochet flower. Thanks for sharing. :)

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