Hello crafty friends! Sorry it's been a little quiet around here lately, I've been very busy with work. I worked at Edible Arrangement and before every major holiday, for example, this past Valentine's Day - there were tons of prep work that needed to be prepare. So, I have been working everyday for 7 days leading up to Valentine's Day. Now, the holiday is over and I can relax and make some cards. Yay!!!
And as the title implied, I do have a Baby card for you today! I made this card using a retired stamp set called "Pun Fun" by Stampin' Up!
To begin my card, I cut a green block and a strip of beige patterned papers from DCWV Baby Boy 12"x12" paper stack and adhered them to my card panel. I punched out a 2 1/2" circle from white cardstock. I created the waves using a punched scalloped border and applied some Salty Ocean distressed ink. My whale was stamped two times in two different colors. The one on white cardstock was stamped in Salty Ocean distress ink and the one on kraft cardstock is VersaFine black pigment ink. I fussy cut the whale on the kraft cardstock and adhered it over the blue whale using foam dimensional dots.
For my sentiment banner, I used a 2-line sentiment stamp from another retired Stampin' Up! called Friendly Phrases. I stamped only the first line which is the "congratulations" part in VersaFine and heat embossed with black embossing powders. And then I created the two fish tails sides using a square punch. The circle panel and banner was adhered to the card base. The second line, which was the bottom part of the sentiment stamp was stamped on the inside of the card.
To finish my card, I pierced a little tiny hole using my paper piercer and threaded a blue twine through it. I tied the twine into a bow. I secured the bow with a multi-medium glue.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Flashback Friday Challenge, My Favorite Things Sketch #215, and Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
So, that is today's card! I had so much fun playing and combining these challenges together! I think it really helps streamline my creative process and makes it easier for me to design my card. Thanks again for stopping by and have a fantastic week!
Paper/Cardstock: Neenah - Solar White; Stampin' Up! - Kraft; DCWV - Baby Boy 12"x12" Paper Stack
Stamps: Stampin' Up! - Pun Fun and Friendly Phrases
Inks: VersaFine - Onyx Black Pigment; Tim Holtz - Salty Ocean Distress
Others: Tombow - Mono Adhesive; The Paper Studio - Foam Dimensional Dots; Ranger - Multi-Medium Glue; Ek Success - 2 1/2" Circle Punch; Stampin' Up! - 3/4 Square Punch; Fiskars - Scalloped Sentiment Border Punch; American Crafts - Black Embossing Powders; We R Memory Keepers - Sew Fancy Blue Twine; Ranger - Mini Foam Applicator