New Addition Baby Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: white, scrap for stencil
  • Sweet Shoppe Designs Flowers After The Rain: Patterns Digital Paper Pack
  • Small pink flower buttons, four
  • Want2Scrap Say It With Bling Pink Self Adhesive Pearls, four
  • Pink satin ribbon, 12-inch length

Tools

  • Whimsy Stamps Raindrop Echo Designs New Beginnings Sentiments Digital Stamp
  • Provo Craft Cuttlebug Die Cutting and Embossing Machine with Embossing Mat
  • Dies: Whimsy Stamps Shapeology Swirly Balloon Border; Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 18
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink Spun Sugar Ink Pad
  • Adhesives: craft adhesive, adhesive foam squares

Basic Supplies

computer with color printer, sponge dauber, ruler, paper trimmer

Directions

STEP 1

  • Create white cardstock card base measuring 4-1/4”x5-1/2”.

STEP 2

  • Using Cuttlebug, die cut Swirly Balloon Border “stencil” from cardstock scrap.

STEP 3

  • Cut 2”x10” panel of white cardstock. This size will be long enough to make two strips for the card front at once.

STEP 4

  • Lay die cut border stencil on cardstock strip. Holding firmly, sponge ink around die cut until color is even.

STEP 5

  • Carefully lift and move border stencil along strip, matching shapes to continue stenciling one seamless line.

STEP 6

  • Trim stenciled strip to two 4-1/4” lengths. Keeping design in center, trim to desired depth. Adhere strips to top and bottom of card front.

STEP 7

  • Print New Beginnings sentiment onto white cardstock. Using Cuttlebug, die cut and emboss sentiment with Labels 18.

STEP 8

  • Holding embossing frame around sentiment firmly, lightly sponge ink around frame edges.

STEP 9

  • Remove frame from die cut to reveal inked border around sentiment.

STEP 10

  • Cut 4-1/4” wide panel of pink butterfly paper to fill gap between stenciled strips on card front; adhere.

STEP 11

  • Adhere ribbon to card front over paper seams. Adhere sentiment panel to card front with foam squares.

STEP 12

  • Adhere buttons and pearls to card front.
by Shannah Bartle for Whimsy Stamps (www.whimsystamps.com)
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