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Baby and Thank You

Here are a couple of baby cards--one for a girl and one for a boy.  I will often make sets of 10 cards for new mommies when I go to baby showers.  I figure they can use them how they want--thank-yous, announcements, whatever.  I leave the sentiments pretty generic.  This first card's onesie is paper-pieced (stamp the image on patterned paper and cut out) and popped up on dimensional tape.  BTW, you may see other versions of this (pink) layout again.  It's so easy--I just punch out a square and stamp or adhere the image in the window.  I've done Christmas cards, baby cards, thank-you cards, etc. with this same format; just different images and sentiments.

I just love this Bitty Baby Blessings set.  So very cute.  Here's a tip--the Creamy Caramel marker from SU comes pretty close in color to the kraft paper.  It's what I used to color the boat.

Here's a slightly different version of a card I posted earlier.  This time, I stamped the flowers on PTI adhesive sheets and cut them out.  So much easier than using adhesive for a big area like that.  And did I mention how much I love that red Stardust pen?

Paper: PTI White, Sweet Blush, Pink Patterns
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip
Stamps: Bitty Baby Blessings
Other: PTI Berry Sorbet satin ribbon

Card #2:
Paper: PTI White, SU kraft, Real Red, Bashful Blue, Night of Navy
Ink: SU Night of Navy, SU Markers--Creamy Caramel, Real Red, Bashful Blue
Stamps: Bitty Baby Blessings

Card #3
Paper: PTI White, Adhesive sheets, random black
Ink: Versafine Black
Stamps: PTI Flower Garden, Women of Life
Other: 1/4" black ribbon, Sakura Stardust pen-red
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  1. I love your baby card! I am gong to bookmark this page and come back and case! Thanks for the tip about the marker, I didn't know that!

  2. Oh, I love these cards - especially the baby one! It's so simple and sweet!

  3. I love your baby cards as well, all your cards are very cute though!

    I just love the clean and elegant look of all of them!

  4. I love the sailor card. It is adorable! I also really like the onsie you made with the PP. I didn't think to stamp that onto PP, but the small dots are just the right proportion for the onsie. Great idea and love the simplicity of the card but it still really pops.

    Thanks for sharing!

  5. Cheryl - Your Ahoy card is sooo cute! So simple with the strips of color on the left, but so cute!

  6. I am really enjoying looking through your cards. They're wonderful!


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