Precious- Creative Scrappers Sketch #226

Happy New Year!!
If you are Jewish like me then tonight you will be celebrating our New Year!!
Wishing you all my friends and Family a Shana Tova filled with health, happiness and peace.
Now to my reveal!!
Here is my layout for sketch #226 for Creative Scrappers
These 2 Sweet little babies (a boy and a girl) are the cutest twins born on June 2nd to one of my good friends. This picture was taken hours after they were born.
They are truly a miracle from G-d. After wanting babies for many years she finally decided to venture out into motherhood on her own.
The babies were being born at 29 weeks.  She happily brought them home and they are growing healthy.
I made this layout as a gift for her to hang on her wall. May G-d bless these 2 precious babies with health, happiness and love

Over at the Girly Grunge Ning site from Donna Salazar they are having a September challenge! The challenge is to make a gift for a friend. It could be a layout, a card or an OTP. I made this layout for my friend as a baby gift. I used the Botanique papers for this layout and cut some images out of it for my design.

Materials Used
Paper: Botanique by Donna Salazar, FabScraps Organic collection
Flowers: Green Tara, Petaloo, Prima, Recollections, Etsy shop
Butterflies: Recollections
Cherry Lynn Designs: peace vines, doily
Ek success punches
Alpha: Jillybean soup
Glass effect: crystal clear pearl pen
Dew Drop brilliance: starlight black
Cricut frame: Home Decor
I hope this year brings me new adventures
May G-d bless us all with health and happiness!!

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  • Reply Rachael Funnell September 16, 2012 at 10:28 am

    This is TRULY GORGEOUS Keren….. love the color combo & very fitting since the twins are boy & girl!!
    What a BEAUTIFUL gift to give your Friend!!!

  • Reply Sandie Edwards September 16, 2012 at 10:30 am

    Happy New Year Keren… blessings to you!

    Your layout is amazing, wow…. your friend is just going to be so over the moon with this beautiful creation, made with so much love.

  • Reply Lizzy Hill September 16, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Sooo beautiful… I wondered what religion, 'cos you never say 'The Big Man's' full name!!! I didn't know that was still a 'thing' in the Jewish religion…do you still call Him 'Yahweh'?? Or is that gone? I used to read those BIG tomes by Leon Uris & one was an amazing book right from the beginning of history, following the development of the Jewish people…interesting! Sorry – distracted – only knew some very liberal Jewish folk who didn't got to Synagogue, so don't know a heap…used to cut some kids hair who were Jewish [skull capped boys] & their Mum was ALWAYS flat out Friday nights getting ready BIG meals!!!

  • Reply Linda Eggleton September 16, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Wow, so much prettiness to admire here. Beautiful work, Keren!

  • Reply Sandi Smith September 16, 2012 at 11:56 am

    sO VERY BEAUTIFUL Keren and I know she will love it!!!The flower cluster and colors are stunning!!

  • Reply Julie Tucker-Wolek September 16, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    What a precious gift you made for her!!! This is just GORGEOUS!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee that photo and love love love love love the flowers!!!!!!

  • Reply sandi September 16, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    Wow Keren this is absolutely beautiful! Love the soft colors and gorgeous layers. She is going to love this!

  • Reply Helen Tilbury September 16, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    Amazing layout Erin! I see you found the Cheery Lynn Vines – yay!! Thank you for your lovely comment on my quote post. I love having you as a friend as well. Happy New Year to you for today! This layout is truly a delicious floral delight!!

  • Reply Anonymous September 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    Truly the BEST gift I received for my little miracles!! It is absolutely stunning and looks amazing on my wall. All of your work is stunning and I know this picture was made with much love and I will cherish it forever!!Wishing you, shai, Josh and Eliana a Happy and sweet new Year!! 🙂

    🙂 Betty, Macey and Miley

  • Reply Bente Fagerberg September 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    What a treasure for your brave friend to treasure.
    Those babies make my heart sing!! TFS!

  • Reply Kelly Foster September 16, 2012 at 8:14 pm

    Aww precious photo, beautiful layout, I'm sure your friend will love it!!

  • Reply Marília Lopes September 16, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    I've always loved twins when I was younger I wanted to have them both.
    layout wonderful!!!

  • Reply Sandi Cl~ September 16, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    Such a gorgeous page with awesome layering of the florals. Twins are such a blessing! My little grandsons are a hude delight and double blessing!

  • Reply Lizzyc September 17, 2012 at 3:09 am

    Oh wow Keren, this looks so beautiful.. such a precious photo that is surrounded by such beautiful embellishments.. it will be cherished I am sure..

  • Reply Adriana B September 17, 2012 at 7:42 am

    so pretty and delicate, love the blue and pink together 🙂

  • Reply Aline Marengo September 17, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Hi Karen

    Amei a página… muito linda e delicada… Arrasou!


  • Reply Erin Blegen September 17, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    This is very beautiful, Keren- you did a great job with your clustering and that photo is precious. I must say, however- if you wish to speak of God on your blog, then you go right on ahead and do it- no need to censor His name!! Just so you know I'm a supporter and think religion is a beautiful thing and may all people have some type of faith in their lives :D~

    Take care :),


  • Reply Ava Gavloski September 17, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    Keren, great layout. The focal circle around the babies, totally focuses on the closeness and I didn't even notice that it was a full 4×6 photo. Beautiful photography!!!! thanks for your suport on my blog, appreciated.

  • Reply Jasmine S September 18, 2012 at 11:20 am

    This page just melts my heart. The photo is so precious. I wish I had of taken a photo like this when my twins were born. The mix of pink and blue is sensational. Gorgeous gorgeous.

  • Reply Di Garling September 18, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    STUNNING Keren, Love how you used those Green Tara flowers too. Just gorgeous. Di xo

  • Reply Eila Sandberg September 18, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    Happy belated New Year Keren! hope you had a wonderful ending to your old year and a happy beginning of the new one. Believing in one's god whatever name he/she/it has, is a gift of love to be treasured. Just as your amazing gift to your friend, created with the generosity only love brings. This is truly truly stunning Keren!! thank you so much for sharing it and the wonderful miracle of those beautiful babies with us. xoxo

  • Reply Desire Fourie September 19, 2012 at 5:17 am

    Keren I just love this. So beautifully designed. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  • Reply Tracey Sabella September 19, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    What a stunning LO for these sweet miracles!! Children are such a gift and it's a blessing that they are doing so well with their early birth. I hope that your new year is filled with many blessings indeed!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  • Reply ANUPAMA CHOUDARY September 20, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    What a tender photo and you have scrapped it beautifully. I am sure your friend will cherish this gift 🙂

  • Reply МамаФиалка September 21, 2012 at 7:38 am

    OMG its fantastic

  • Reply Chantal Vandenberg September 21, 2012 at 11:30 pm

    Amazing work!!!

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