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Baby Shower Invites

I am throwing a baby shower for my cute friend who is having her first girl. She used to babysit my kids, and it's a little weird for me to have my babysitter have a baby that my daughter could potentially babysit. Aaah!

I ran my cardstock through the Swiss Dots Cuttlebug folder and used two handy dandy PTI dies for the scallop edge and the flower. I like that there is a lot of interest and texture without bulk. The presents are from SU Loads of Love (which I've always loved but can't quite use effectively). The text of the invite is on the back of this postcard--I printed it on plain white paper and adhered it to the back. I made over 40 of these. Yikes.

Paper: SU Regal Rose, Certainly Celery, PTI White, Vellum
Ink: PTI Smokey Shadow, Hibiscus Burst, SU Certainly Celery
Stamps: PTI Scattered Showers, SU Loads of Love
Other: PTI dies, 1/4" circle punch, Copic markers, Swiss Dots Cuttlebug folder
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  1. now this is a perfect use of that stamp. I love it.

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  2. This is ADORABLE! What a great idea! I love it!

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  3. Oh what a fun idea to put gifts in the umbrella!

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  4. What a great shower invite!

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  5. This is a fantastic idea!! So fun and cute!

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  6. Awesome invite Cheryl. Love the use of Loads of Love with the umbrella. That is so cute.

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  7. Wonderful idea! Gorgeous invites, Cheryl.

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  8. WOW. You made 40 of these? You are my hero Cheryl! I love how you put the presents in the upside-down umbrella, too clever for words! What's in the center of the flower?

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  9. Dana, it's just a 1/4" circle of Hibiscus Burst paper. It hides the glue that attaches the vellum to the paper behind it.

    Thank you, everyone!

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  10. Oh my gosh! This is so cute, Cheryl! Love the presents in the umbrella! Love the pink dots! Love the vellum flower! Love the spring-y colors! You're making me want Scattered Showers though I've been trying to resist (I have so many stamp sets I love but have barely used).

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