Friday, May 8, 2015

Sweet Birth Announcements

Hello, crafty friends! It's Karen here as we continue our showcase of Maja Design's Vintage Baby paper collection! The more I use it, the more I become enamored with it. It is the sweetest combination of elegance and whimsy. :o)

I was inspired to create birth announcements for two very special babies, which will be part of a memory box I am creating for their inspiring parents.
As a fan of shaped cards, I couldn't resist making the birth announcements in the forms of a pretty dress and sweet overalls. Vintage Baby provides a marvelous variety of patterns from which to choose. :o)
The backs of the keepsake announcements display goodies from the Die Cuts sheet, which I am so thankful Maja thought to include! I love having everything so beautifully coordinated. The girl's is tucked in a pocket, while the boy's is held with the adorable Maya Road Love Heart Clip. The tiny tags are also cut from the Die Cuts sheet, which I've assembled to hold three special memories.
Mabry-Kate's dress is filled with Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, girly trims, and a layer of tulle. Pion Design butterflies are covered in Glamour Dust and I used a few of my favorite pearly products throughout. How adorable is the Maya Road Love Hanger? I've been so anxious to use it!
The rambunctious little teddies felt perfect for Owen's baby overalls! Sweet Little Boy (and Little Princess above) are from tear-away strips. Don't you love how Maja makes everything usable? I fussy cut the giraffe and elephant to decorate the pocket for extra whimsy.

For more information and to read about the inspiring recipients, flutter to my blog! Thank you for visiting LLC and have a wonderful day!

Hugs and blessings,


  1. just wonderful these are fabulous designs amazing love and hugs Carole x

  2. These are the most stunning announcements I've ever seen!! The details, the designs, everything is gorgeous!! They showcase the beautiful papers perfectly!! Love, love, love them!!

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