Paper

Babycakes Nursery Frame

By  Dawn Gehring 

size: 7"x5" (closed)

  • Babycakes Nursery Frame

Materials

  • Close To My Heart: Designed Décor 5”x7” Hinged Display Tray; Babycakes Collection Paper Packet, Assortment; Lagoon Houndstooth Washi Tape; Dimensional Elements Snapshots Chipboard; Aqua Dots
  • White cardstock
  • Orange/yellow stitched ribbon
  • Photos, two

Tools

  • Close To My Heart Stamp Sets: Wild Wonders, Framework Alphabet
  • Close To My Heart Exclusive Inks Ink Pads: Sweet Leaf, Juniper, Buttercup, Sorbet, Black
  • Large acrylic block
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Adhesives: strong double-sided tape, foam dots

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scoring tool, scissors, ruler, pencil, heat tool, scrap paper
  • 1. Using photo as guide, cut and adhere paper panels to fit inside tray openings.
  • 2. For top left opening, create sentiment banner to fit opening. Leaving room for photo, adhere banner to background using tape. Adhere Aqua Dots beneath sentiment.
  • 3. For bottom left opening, punch squares from chipboard sheet and ink as shown; stamp Black numbers. Adhere numbers using tape. For second opening on bottom left, stamp Black letters onto orange cardstock; cut letters apart and adhere using foam dots.
  • 4. Punch long and small snapshot frames from chipboard sheet. Cover small frame with strips of washi tape, folding ends to back. Cover larger frame with paper; cut "X" in center and fold all ends to back, trimming as needed. Adhere wooden button sticker to upper left corner of large frame. Back frames with photos; adhere inside tray openings using foam dots.
  • 5. For remaining openings, trim cardstock panels to size and stamp with assorted animals and/or sentiments. Heat emboss images as desired. (Note: Panel at upper right was coated with clear embossing ink and heat embossed with clear powder to create glossy finish.) Embellish panels with washi tape and Aqua Dots as desired. Matte images on cardstock and adhere inside tray openings; use foam dots to add dimension to one or more panels.
  • 6. Tie small ribbon bow and adhere inside one tray opening using foam dot.
  • Tip
  • 1. Chipboard shapes coordinate with the Close To My Heart Artbooking Cartridge for Cricut.