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Thursday, March 15, 2012

On the rocks


Hi all,
My sister had her second daughter on Monday. There is no name yet, and no photos, but Daisy is very excited to have another little cousin. I'm just wondering how Martha will cope, as she has always been the youngest and might find it hard having someone smaller around. My sister is living in California at the moment, so I'm not sure how long it will be before we see them in the flesh. I'm so thankful for skype! So, at some point, there will be a baby card on here.
Daisy was sent home from school yesterday as she was ill, which means that she now can't go back until Monday as she has to be kept away for 48 hours to stop germs spreading.
Over at CRAFT, we are sponsored by Digi Doodle Shop, Pink Gem Designs and Sassy Studio Designs. Our theme is houses, house warming or moving home. I have used lighthouse by Digi Doodle shop. I have seen many beautiful cloud backgrounds around blogland, so I thought I would have a go. It's not perfect, so I need some more practise. The papers are by Papermania and I kept the card quite simple embellishment wise as I wanted the image to be the star. Please check out the rest of the projects by the DT.

17 comments:

Susan.... said...

Congratulations Nikki ! Skype is a blessing..
Sorry to hear Daisy is unwell, l wish her better soon.
fabulous card and gorgeous image ! well done with the clouds, l think you have done very well..
Hugs
susan x

Luckydawn said...

Nikki, this is a wonderful card and the cloud effect looks really effective. Hope Daisy is soon feeling better and Congratulations to your sister on the birth of her second daughter.
Dawn x

Cheryl said...

oh hope daisy is feeling better soon Hun,just love the card gorgeous light house hugs Cherylxxx

brenda said...

Congratulations on your new niece Nikki, Skype really does help divide the miles.

Love lighthouses, takes me back to my childhood when we always took holidays on the Norfolk coast and your lovely card could be right there.

B x

Mary J said...

Congrats on the new addition and hope Daisy is better soon!

Lovely card, so fresh!

Colette Smith said...

Hi Nikki,

Just love your blog and your makes are fab! Congratulations on becoming an auntie again!
I'd love you to pop over to my blog and have a peep http://cosmicstrawberry-colette.blogspot.com/ There is also an award for you, the details are on the blog, it'd be great if you would accept it:)

Colette xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nikki
A fabulous card
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Gemma said...

Congrats your being an auntie again hun & sorry to hear Daisy is unwell too..sending hugs!!

Your card is beautiful & lovely colours too..
hugs and xxx
Gemma

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nikki i am sorry to hear that Daisy is not well I hope that she will be better soon. I love this card so much that image of the lighthouse is truly wonderful so is the soft colours you have used.
hugs
Lorraine x

Judith said...

Congratulations Auntie! I love images like this - i'm a real coastal girl - walk on the beach most days so this is a card I would love to receive - just lovely

hugs Judith x

June Nelson said...

This is a gorgeous scene and I love how you have done the background, congratulations on the new baby awwww xxxxx

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Nikki, love the blue tones and light house image :) Donna x

Sheryl Hare said...

Hi Nikki, I love the cloud background - I would love to try but haven't found the time. Yours is fantastic and the image is gorgeous. Sheryl xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous hun, love the image and the papers and your cloudy sky looks fab
Lindsay xx

Annmaree (Emu) said...

oh beautiful card, the lighthouse is fab and the clouds are amazing! Way to go!

Pinkllilac said...

Congratulations Nikki a new baby how wonderful, I hope daisy is getting better.

Beautiful card and love the colours and your clouds are great. Have a great week
Hugs Linda

pinky said...

Congratulations to your sister Nikki. I love your gorgeous card today, the little scene is so beautiful.