Tuesday, 24 March 2009

A donkey ...

... for my sweet little Luca.


Hello there, my title probably made you smile today, and my heart smiles when I think that my gorgeous nephew Luca will receive this in post tomorrow morning( I made sure he will wink, wink). you see Luca is nearly 1 and a half now and is growing up (FAST!!) to be a typical little boy, full of energy, loud and every now and again mischievous. So of course like every parent out there my sister is trying to lay down the rules that will bring peace and harmony to the household( I know what you are all thinking here, well those that have kids of their own at least LOL). Of course this new plan of mummy's doesn't meet Luca's approval and like expected he did rebel against it at first. Perseverance is key and I have heard reports that the plan is finally starting to work (daddy joined in mum's efforts so they work as a team) and my cute little angel is GETTING THE PLAN!!!!LOL How sweet is that?
So of course Mimi (that's what Luca calls me, oooh you just don't how much I like that) thought that this kind of good behaviour should be rewarded and she bought him a little present, a DONKEY!! Now this is not your everyday donkey but the softest and squishiest donkey out there. Is supposed to be a pillow and it just feels gorgeous ( found it in my local Aldi for a bargainous £4.95) but what s so perfect about it is that Luca adores anything furry or fluffy, he just loves snuggling up to furry things and I just know this will make his day.
A quick card was made to travel with the donkey to London and I have used a layout shared at a demo training event I attended last night in Sheffield. The stamp set is my fave's *Wild about you* and colours used are Kraft, Choc Chip, Creamy caramel ink, and Bashful Blue. Lookie at that new grosgrain striped ribbon (mmmm). Will keep you informed on how the donkey and Luca get on. Hugs Monica xxx
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16 comments :

Frozenstamper said...

Very cute card! I love the soft look!

Steph said...

Bless...sooo cute!

Scrapin Mel said...

Love your card and hope that donkey and Luca get on!!!

Alex said...

Aww, I love the card Monica, great colours chosen - just love this stamp set, "Wild About You".

Hope Luca loves his donkey and card.

Thanks for sharing.

Alex x

Steph said...

What a cute donkey - I'm sure Luca will love him & the sweet card! I'm still trying to get a plan in place for my kids (& Owen's 3 now)....think I may be losing the battle for peace & harmny LOL xxx

Kim said...

Oh my what a lucky little Luca, I want one too!!

a such a fabbi card to accompany donkey too.... Love it...
Mmmm got some of that ribbhon yesterday, lush!!

Aimes said...

Awwww bless! Luca sounds like a cutie! I love the card (and the Donkey!), gorgeous colours!

You should've popped into mine for a cuppa last night if you were in Sheffield LOL!

Aimes
x

Dale said...

Super cute card Monica. Luca is one lucky little boy to have an Aunty like You.
You are a very creative writer as well as a stamper...so much taletn in one little person.

Jackie said...

Too stinkin' cute! I love that set and the colors you used...tfs!!!

Kathleen said...

I have a 15 month old and am in the same boat as your sister. Just my son hasn't caught on to the plan yet and there is no hope in sight. *SIGH*

That is a lovely gesture and a beautiful card you made him.

Rhonda Langley said...

One of my fav sets also! Your card is great! Great layout and that ribbon is yummy!

Emma - A crazy crafter said...

Hey Monica

I have given you a tag on my blog.

Emma xx

RoseOhio said...

Adorable card Monica! So cute!

Rose

Angi said...

What a cute card! I l

Zoe said...

Hey Monica that layout looks familiar! It great isn't it and looks just as cute with Leo the Lion. Hope Luca loves the donkey!! Hugs Zxxx

Nicci said...

Oo that card looks fab, I wish I could have made Sheffield! Such a thoughtful auntie x