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Monday, 20 July 2015

Christmas in July and Baby Jack

Afternoon my friends, a little late with this post.  My life has been a whirlwind since last Sunday. Spent most of the week at ERI, with Kenny and Hayley, she was in a slow off and on labour, but at 2 cm kept getting sent home, on Thursday morning, we were back in the early hours, and they were determined to send her home again, without a check!  It turned out she was at 4 cm and headed then to the Labour Ward, where she gave birth to Jack Alexander Brian Watson at 12.15pm, he came in at a healthy 8lb 5oz, after being told on Monday that he was just a 6lb ish mark...Jack was not due until the 25th so a very early and welcome addition to our family.

Today we have a new challenge starting at:-


Here is my card:-

Using - Say it with Words

I made this card weeks ago and have been singing this song since then, mind you the weather, makes me also think it beginning to look a lot like Christmas, LOL.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Crafty Calender - Christmas in July
Daring Cardmakers - Christmas in July
Die R Us - CH#9 - Christmas in July

I would like to leave you with a picture of Baby Jack our 11th and hopefully final grandchild for a wee while anyway, LOL...


I was given the honour of being there, when this little bundle came into the world and was most surprised with his head of hair..our family the babies are bald, until about 3 years of age..LOL.

I am sure I will get to your blogs this week, did try doing some on Saturday night, but was interrupted with a visit from this wee man...love and hugs to you all.


24 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Oh my word what a little cutie, he is gorgeous, congratulations to you all. Both my boys had a head of hair when they were born which would account for the terrible heart burn I suffered during both pregnancies.

Fabulous Christmas card.
Hugs
Linda xxxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

sweet and beautiful card Avril and what a cute photo just gorgeoussssssss
Gr Karin

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Lovely Christmas card and an even lovelier grandbaby!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

OMG Baby Jack is so adorable! CONGRATS to you all! Your card is beautiful and love the overall holiday feel! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS IN JULY’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Cumbrianlass said...

Oh he is a little smasher Avril. Love your card too
Hugs Janet xxx

Jennifer Bradley said...

Great card Avril so cute. Jack is gorgeous and you are so lucky to have 11 grandchildren. Congratulations to you all. Hugs Jennifer xx

Claire Boelema said...

Congratulations - he's a cutie. Gorgeous card too xxx

mags said...

Congratulations, Jack is adorable. Your card is lovely too.
Mags
x

fabiola jaques said...

Quel adorable scène, j'aime Noël en juillet...biz

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a gorgeous Christmas card. Your new grandson is so cute. Congratulations to you and all your family. Hugs Jackie

Jan Ltc said...

Congratulations Avril he is adorable and so is your card xx Jan

Laine said...

So many congratulations to all of the family on the birth of Jack. He looks adorable Avril. Your card is fabulous.
Laine
xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Avril I like the image and the die cuts, your new Grandson is adoorable
Kevin xx

Andree said...

A lovely Christmas card Sis but an even cuter grandson. Jack is such a darling and I'm sure Hayley has forgiven him the long labour. How wonderful that you were there to greet the newest member of your family. We have another 6 weeks to wait for ours. Big hugs and love xxx

Wheelie Crafty said...

Wow Avril, He is the sweetest little angel.. xxx

I adore your card as well hunni, as always...

Hugs xxx

Tracy Welham said...

Beautiful card, such a sweet image. Many congratulations on the birth of your grandchild Jack. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

jane stillman said...

A really gorgeous card my lovely. How bonny is Jack - absolutely gorgeous - love and huge hugs xxx

CheerDown said...

Your card is gorgeous Avril Ann such delicate colours. As for jack well he is just so adorable. Alli xx

JanR said...

The die cuts you used are lovely. Great card!

Congrats on the birth of your grandson. He is absolutely precious!

Kathy said...

Adorable card.....and adorable baby too ;)

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Avril, love the soft colours!
Hugs Donna xx

Leslie Miller said...

What a cute image for your Christmas card! I love the dies you used, especially those presents. And, oh, my, congratulations on the latest blessed event in your family! Your new grandson is adorable! Thanks for joining our Dies R Us Christmas in July challenge!

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card and congrats on the birth of your grandson. Thanks for joining in our "Christmas in July" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
Hugs
Bev x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Awwww, Avril, where have I been! Your grandson is a gorgeous wee boy! I have a great nephew, 6 weeks old tomorrow, called Jack!
Love the photo & your card is lovely too!
Many congrats too all!
Hugs
Dawn xx