Sneak Peak revealed! This baby card was made for a baby I heard about here. She is full term but very sick because she inhaled meconium in her mother's womb. Meconium is a baby's first poop that isn't supposed to be released until after birth but stressed babies can release it too early. It is very sticky and once inhaled, prevents the lungs from opening fully and it holds on to bacteria, causing infections.
This baby is so sick, she is on a heart lung machine to oxygenate her blood. I really feel for the poor family so I am joining the group who are all sending cards. That's why I used a monkey image and 'hang in there' for the sentiment. Seemed appropriate for a new baby girl, respectful that this is a time of mixed emotions for the family yet not too somber. If you want to play along click the link above. A chance to win a TON of blog candy is being offered to each person to sends a card. Deadline: must arrive in Bloomfield MI by December 30st so hurry up, make a card, then go hug your own kids! (OH, don't forget to mail it too!)
This card was made using Madelynn's Sketch #2. To see the full sketch click here. Upload to SCS using MTTSC2. The strips of paper with 'precious' are hand stamped with pretty in pink ink on white CS. The curved rectangle Nestabilities panel is sponged with pretty in pink ink. If I made this card again I would stamp the monkey in regal rose ink on pretty in pink CS so it would stand out more but I am not cutting out 16 more monkey fingers and toes, especially since I had to finish this card with a squirmy 18 month old on my lap!
Stamps: cute converse, monkey business, dots and daisies background, rough edges alphabet
Paper: pink pirouette, pretty in pink, whisper white
Ink: pretty in pink, rose red
Accessories: pink and white grosgrain, heart punch-Marvy, sponge, Nestabilities, foam dots, oval punch, rose red marker