Friday, October 28, 2016

Pion Design - New Baby

Hello Everyone!

I'm back again today with another example of how the Pion Design papers can be used all year round and not just for the holiday they were themed for. I have put together this New Baby card using papers from the Halloween collection - The Witching Hour, and the Christmas collection "Greetings From the North Pole".

PION DESIGN PAPERS USED - click on any image to view the entire collection


The Witching Hour – Eerie Roses PD8008
The Witching Hour – Spider Web PD8006
The Witching Hour – Borders PD8011
Greetings From the North Pole – Midwinter Night PD7601
Greetings From the North Pole – Memory Notes PD7611
Pion Design Palette – Pion Green I PD6107
Images From the Past – Sweet Baby I PD1610

The weather has been getting a little cooler, which I am very grateful for. I am one of those rare people who much prefers winter over summer, I hate being hot!! lol. Anyway, got a lovely sky shot not too long ago, sort of a dark gloomy day, but it was beautiful out all the same.

And out in The Shire, there are lots of friends posing for the camera. This first one I called "I'm so Happy" and it was my first photograph to ever be featured in an online gallery. Such an honour!!

"I'm telling you human, in a stare down, I win EVERY time!"

HENRY having a touch of salad...

BON JOVI looking as handsome as ever, eating his breakfast in the dew dropped covered grass.

My birds for today are this striking Starling and a beautiful Blue Jay trying to figure out if he can fit another peanut in his mouth!

Back on the home front, MR SCRUFF is foraging for the winter season and asking ever so politely for another handful of nuts.

PATRICIA sizes me up from the safety of the tree, as she often does before braving the trip to the balcony. Sweet thing, she makes me laugh!

And last but not least, my macro for the day is this mushroom pic. These were super tiny, less than an inch tall. Is it just me or do they look like they're covered in crystal glitter?

That's it for today. Thank you for stopping in and for all the amazing comments. If you have any questions or interesting tidbits about today's wildlife, please let me know.


  1. Another lovely creation Pamellia and more super photos as well, love the striking one of the bird and sky, I have a thing about skies.

    B x

  2. Lovely card, as always and great photos, hugs, Valerie

  3. Beautiful card Pamellia, so much pretty detail and love all your furry and feathered friends..and of course your sparkly mushrooms..amazing photos.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  4. Oh Pamellia only you could take halloween papers and make a beautiful baby card with them - you are a genius!!
    Loving that sky shot, and those squirrels are so sweet. congrats on being published in the gallery - it's a wonderful photo.

  5. Stunning card as always with such style and beauty.

    The photographs today are amazing as always but the and I just wanted to touch the last one.

    Have a great weekend

    Love Chrissie xx

  6. Love your card hunny, so full of shabby chic, awesome photo's again too, that last one is awesome, such detail!!! hugs Liz xx

  7. Such a stunning card, Pamellia and I love that cute little bottle. I so admire your incredible professional photos too, wow!
    Oh and I am one of those rare people too that prefer the winter to summer! :) Have a lovely weekend! xxx

  8. Such a beautiful card Pamellia, love all the layers. Wow your photography skills always leave me in awe too!
    Donna xx

  9. Oooooh my, another stunner with so many fantastic layers, Pamellia! Your style in creating is really unique and absolutely glorious! No one can use those amazing Pion papers like you! It's simply incredible!
    You know how much I adore your photography! You made my day again, my friend!
    Big hugs! Branka xx

  10. Who would have guessed from looking at your beautiful card that the papers were from a Halloween and Christmas collection, you've certainly showed their versatility Pamellia with this gorgeous vintage baby congrats the colours too, great for a boy or a girl!
    Your photography skills are amazing, always such a pleasure to see your wildlife photos, not at all surprised that your 'happy'photo has been featured. Love the glittery mushroom too...amazing!
    Happy weekend!

  11. Gorgeous card Pamellia! Love the image and all the little details ... Gorgeous photos too especially your mushroom shot ... I took some in the middle of the year of one coming up in my garden ... I dare not post it as it looks very rude! Lol!

  12. Pamellia, I am a bit ashamed of you right now. Just plain "crystal glitter"? You are a crafter, you could have at least called it Diamond Dust or Wink of Stella or something like that. :-D

    Such a lovely card! It's so cool that you used holiday themed papers for this. Wonderful colours too!

  13. Gorgeous who would have thought you used Halloween and Christmas papers . Beautiful photos too especially love the mushroom one this would be perfect on a canvas . Hugs have a great weekend . Chilly here in NS

  14. Again, I am so impressed by your ability to use products in multiple ways! I love this peach/blue combo and your gorgeous assembly! Exquisite darling! <3 Hugs, Autumn

  15. Beautiful card as only you can do, Pamellia! Love how you coordinate the papers so well. That sky photo is wonderful, and I always enjoy seeing the sweet animals!

  16. Fabulous Pamellia - such gorgeous use of those wonderful papers. I've been out of circulation a bit just recently and have really missed seeing all your wonderful projects. Hopefully things are getting easier now and I'll be back visiting! Have a great weekend. Jennie x

  17. How sweet is this shabby new baby card! Adorable design with these gorgous papers! Love very much the details!
    ALL your photos would be featured in an online gallery, they are AMAZING! :) However, congrats for this one!!
    Love very much Henry, how cute with his salad! Adorable squirrels, hope that they have a lot of yummy food from you for their winter forage :D :D
    Henry will not go to sleep this winter... it's right? What he will do?
    The Blue Jay is wonderful, love his amazing feathers! And the tiny mushrooms seem really glittered! :D

  18. Oh my gosh, what a stunning card!! You would never know they were Halloween and Christmas papers!! The layers are amazing!! I love that sweet image!! The flowers and ribbon are so gorgeous!! I love, love this, Pamellia!! It's so sweet and beautiful and stunning!!

    Your sky picture is amazing and so artsy!! The animals are all gorgeous!! I love Henry eating salad :) And wow, those mushrooms are spectacular!! They do look covered in glitter!! Love all of your photos my friend!! Huge congrats again on the first of what I know will be many, many photography publications!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  19. Hi Pamellia,
    what a gorgeous creation and such very lovely colours too.
    The papers are fab and that image is so sweet.
    Super flowers and that very small babies bottle is fantastic.
    As usual your photos are superb and perfectly captured.
    I love the wonderful names you have given them also.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  20. A gorgeous card again Pamellia, lovely sweet image and cute baby bottle, I love it/

  21. so pretty card!
    and very nice photos!

  22. Gorgeous baby card Pamelia ! Very it!!!!!
    Thanks for visit my blog and and your very nice comment thankxs!!!!!
    Have a nice weekend, xx Gerie

  23. Just beautiful- I love the sweet pic of the baby and drooling over the details! Wow- how amazing is your photography!!!

  24. As always the layers and details on your cards are gorgeous, as is this wonderful baby card.
    Loved all the photos and to see the furry friends looking so comfortable having the photos taken.
    Yvonne xx

  25. Stunning baby card you have created from Halloween papers Pamellia, love your gorgeous layers of colour and texture.
    Amazing photos you have taken of these wonderful birds and squirrels.
    Pam x

  26. Hi Pamellia, lovely card and amazingly gorgeous photographs. Happy crafting, Angela x

  27. Super to see you back Pamellia!! I wouldnt have thought of mixing these papers yet you make them all look wonderful together and so adaptable for any occasion. Your photos look sure are perfecting your photography skills ... love the first sky shot especially. Have a lovely weekend. Nicola x

  28. Your baby card is amazing and so beautiful Pamellia! I love how you took Halloween papers and used it to create a baby clever and SO thinking outside the box! I love all the pretty layers and the sweet image! Fabulous creation my friend!
    Wow, look at all these amazing shots! Love them and thanks for sharing!
    I hope you are enjoying the last bit of October. Yikes, I can not believe how fast the year is going! Wow!! It can slow down any time now, lol!

    Sherrie K

  29. Super gorgeous creation Pamellia. Hugs Veerle

  30. Super gorgeous creation Pamellia. Hugs Veerle

  31. A wonderful card with stunning shabby layers!! You truly work magic with those beautiful papers! The little baby bottle is such a delightful touch!! Congrats on having one of your photos featured, so well deserved, - you are as much a magician with your camera as with your paper layers. All your photos are always stunning and today is no exception...

  32. What an utterly delightful new baby card Pamellia, love everything about it. Wonderful photos of the natural world around you particularly that very dramatic sky and the amazing mushroom. Have a great weekend xxx

  33. What a wonderful way to use those stunning papers, your card is adorable with that sweet little baby image, the cute little bottle and the beautiful soft layering - gorgeous!

    Wonderful photos Pamellia, I love that moody sky! The colours of the Jay are stunning and the mushroom - wow, it definitely looks like it has been glittered! Love Henry too, of course! Hope you have a lovely weekend! Hugs, Anne xx

  34. Stunning baby card, beautiful details.
    Gorgeous photos of squirrels and birds. Brilliant photo of mushrooms x

  35. Oh my my, that card is scrumptious! And using Halloween papers me less! Fab sky pic (saving that so I can try to paint. Is that ok?) love your squirrel family. They're so cute. Wow, what a stunning pic of some mushrooms! You are so talented using paper or camera! Hugs

  36. Beautiful design, Pamellia! (I thought I'd left a comment previously, but apparently there was an user error involved LOL) My favorite part is that little piece of white doily peeking through the torn edge. Fantastic way of repeating a shape! My next favorite part is that you used Halloween and Christmas paper for a baby card! LOL Strikes me as funny - BUT very clever! You would never know it by the lovely soft colors. Thanks for sharing what all your happy critter friends are up to, and the sweet inspiration of your masterpiece!
    hugs, de

  37. Love seeing the holiday papers used in "other" ways... that's SUPER inspiration. And your card is just lovely Pamellia.

    Each picture is wonderful. The first one definitely looks like your little friend is posing for a cover!!! Maybe he is - it would be the perfect photo! All your babies are precious and so sweet. And yes - crystal dust for sure on those shrooms!! j.

  38. Such a great baby card Pamellia and I love your photos today. The mushroom is just magical. Enjoy your weekend xx

  39. Oh my, how sweet is that card??? Who else but you, Pamellia, could possibly make a baby card from Halloween and Christmas papers?? Brilliant!!! Awesome inspiration!! Your photos today are, again, spectacular .. not surprised at all that you were featured in an online gallery .. absolutely stunning shots! Love the stormy sky and absolutely, always, adore the photos of your dear little friends. Thank you once again for sharing. hugs xx

  40. You are incredible Pamellia! This card is absolutely gorgeous with the lovely layers,beautiful embellies and sweet baby image :) YOur menagerie of critters are so much fun to see, love bon jovi! The mushrooms are amazing with their diamond dust look :)

  41. Very pretty card Pamellia! Love the neutral colors and beautifully arranged blooms!
    Thank you for the inspiration!
    Paper Talk with Samra

  42. Hi Pamellia,

    Fabulous card, so love the Autumn colours too. Great pictures as always, love all of them including the macro ones.
    Hope you are having a wonderful weekend.

    Love & hUgs

    Jacquie j xxx

  43. Beautiful card! It is amazing! And love your photos! Excellent nature walk buddy!!

  44. Oh wow, more wonderful pics. I love seeing all the guys from The Shire and our friends from your balcony but at the moment it is your macro shots that are blowing me away, fantastic.

    I get so into all of the wonderful nature photography that I sometimes forget that I am here to see your latest creation. Stunning as always, could you get any more layers into that card, I think not and I love the floral arrangement.

    Dionne xx

  45. Beautiful baby card! I'm always amazed at how many different ways you find to use these lovely designer papers! Your layers are delightful, your flower spray with the wee little bottle and that gorgeous butterfly are the icing on the cake!

    As always, I love seeing your squirrels and the comments you put with each photo. They sure bring a smile to my face! Your sky shot is gorgeous, and I'm totally with you on being a "winter" person who also despises the hot weather! Why do I live in the south, you ask? Every day in the summer I think the same thing! But I also don't relish slipping on ice.

    Now these mushrooms and the dewdrops on the grass--simply breathtaking photos! I do enjoy your photos as much as your lovely artwork! Big hugs!

  46. I adore that sentence "new baby card using the Halloween papers!" That is totally intriguing and awesome sauce. Makes the mind go in every direction. Your card sure is a showstopper and full of layers and luscious details. How do you do it my dear friend. Love your pictures and I do see glitter on the mushrooms! Fantabulous! Hugz to you muffin! ~Doc

  47. Looks like I have been missing a lot of action lately! What a gorgeous card! Amazing combination of colors.LOVED all your shots! Say my hi to little friends! :)
    Suchi xx

  48. I shall have to stop here on my great catch up as we are going away and hubby now has all the bags in the car!! This post has all I want to see in a post! Fabulous art, Gorgeous photos and a blue jay!!! Hugs, Chrisx