Friday, May 1, 2009

Joaquin's Baptism Invites

I made these for my son's Baptism. I love this open swing top technique. My family is not too happy that I waited so long to baptize him. He is 7 months old. I waited so long because Joaquin was born with a collapsed lung and after being released from the NICU I wanted to make sure he was strong enough to even recieve family and friends. Well after bringing him home he wasnt doing well. He was just skin and bones. He had no muscle tone and wasnt gaining weight. Even though I was nursing him they urged me to give him a protein formula. He did so well on it and as soon as he got strong I stopped giving it to him. I am still nursing him and he is a happy and healthy baby boy. So after being strong then it was winter...We had birthdays in October, Thanksgiving in November, Christmas in December, New Year's in January, Valentine's in February, and birthdays in EVERY month. So now even though it hasn't slowed down. The weather is beautiful and I dont want to wait any longer...

Stamp: SU God Is Love
Paper: SU Real Red, Whisper White, Barely Banana, Old Olive
Ink: SU Basic Black
Ribbon: SU Real Red Grosgrain
Accessories: SU Scallop punch, Brad, SU Going Gray and Real Red Markers



Kate Cecil said...

Joaquin's invites are so cute! I remember making mine so many years ago!! I like the bright color choices, too! It's a celebration! Have a great week.

Adventures in Abundance said...

Very cute card. I am glad your little boy is doing so much better. Enjoy your celebration!

loretta said...

Congrats on his baptism. He is such a strong little guy! This card is just beautiful! You did a totally awesome job on it!

Nicole said...

Hey girlie girl. This is the cutest invitation EVAH! I love it ! How orginal!!!!!!!!

Lorita said...

I love the invitation. The swing card is a favorite of mine You did a great job. Glad that we are in the same group.

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