My cousin recently had her two children Christened, one is still a baby but her little girl Ivy is two and a half so the usual Christening cards didn’t seem to fit. So I pulled out Fable Friends, Make A Difference and the retired set Inspired Events.
I wanted to personalise each card so used the phrase “Congratulations on your Christening” from Inspired Events and then used the Make A Difference stamp set to spell out the children’s names. If you didn’t manage to get hold of Inspired Events you can spell the sentiment out with Make A Difference, I’d highly recommend the Stamparatus for this as it made lining up the names very easy for me.
For the baby boy card I used a colour scheme of Seaside Spray and Pretty Peacock, mostly so the sentiment would stand out against the background. To finish this card I just added the cute little rabbit from Fable Friends coloured with a blue jacket.
For the little girl card I used a colour scheme of Petal Pink and Flirty Flamingoand gave the rabbit a little pink jacket this time. I also gave the girl rabbit a little skirt by using the Petal Pink striped Organdy Ribbon and some Tear N Tape.
I’d to know what stamps sets you’d use for Christening cardsas I have a couple more to make soon.
Card Bases: Half A4 sheet of cardstock measuring 14.9cm x 21cm, scored at 10.5cm
Pretty Peacock/Flirty Flamingo Layers: 14.4cm x 10cm
DSP Layer: 13.9cm x 9.5cm
Ever since I first saw the Animal Outing set in the catalogue back in May I’ve wanted to create baby cards with that cute Kangaroo and Koala image but I’ve never found a background I was happy with, until now. The new Buffalo Check background stamp gives the perfect amount of detail without taking over from the cuteness of the Kangaroo and it can be any colour you want.
Petal Pink was my choice for a baby girl card purely because of the matching embellishments from the Twinkle Twinkle Suite. A little bit of bakers twine wrapped around the background layer helps to ground my focal point of the Kangaroo and also adds a little sparkle.
Behind the Kangaroo I added three layers to give some more interest to then card, the first is a circle of Whisper white cardstock punched from the 1 3/4″ punch, the second layer is Petal Pink cardstock punched from the Starburst punch and the third layer is Vellum which is cut from the second largest circle in the Stitched Shapes Framelits.
For the blue version I used Pool Party as I thought I had the matching twine aswell, turns out I don’t or more likely I’ve lost it! So I used the silver and white bakers twine which looks just as good. To add some more bling to each card a added three stars from the Twinkle adhesive Backed Stars. I love these because half of the pack are iridescent and half are silver so match these two cards perfectly.
Hope you’ve enjoyed today’s cute little cards.
Today I’m sharing two cards I’ve made using the Best Bunny Bundle. This wasn’t a set which was top of my list but I earnt it free with my credits from Sal-A-Bration and now I’ve used it I love it, that bunny is just so cute!
I chose to combine it with the Twinkle Twinkle DSP which has some lovely subtle patterns which I can see being very versatile. For these cards I chose the star print as wanted to make some birthday cards for younger children. I chose colour combinations of Petal Pink with Soft Seafoam and Night of Navy with Pool Party.
The bunny is sitting on one of the line stamps from Swirly Frames as I didn’t notice the little grass stamp in the Best Bunny set until I was gluing the bunny onto the card. Some of the Twinkle Adhesive Backed Sequins add a little shimmer to the card and match perfectly as the change colour as different light catches them.
So if you’re not sure about this set give it a go, it makes lovely cards and making us the little bunnies is so much fun.
Card Base: 14.5cm x 21cm, scored at 10.5cm ( 5 6/8″ x 8 3/8, scored at 4 3/16″ )
Petal Pink/Night of Navy Matt: 14cm x 10cm ( 5 1/2 ” x 3 15/16″)
DSP: 13.5cm x 9.5cm ( 5 5/16 x 3 6/8″ )
Small Peal Pink/Night of Navy Layer: 10cm x 7cm (3 15/16″ x 2 3/4″)
Whisper White Layer: 9.5cm x 6.5cm ( 3 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ )
This week the stamp “It’s The Little Things” was inspiring me to make a baby card. Now I don’t have any of the specific baby themed stamp sets in the catalogue so decided to use the teddy bear from Cookie Cutter Christmas. As you can see from my card the initial stamp doesn’t even feature on the end result but that’s just the way crafting ends up sometimes!
I chose to use a colour scheme of Wisteria Wonder, Soft Suede and Powder Pink, just so I could add one of those cute little bows onto the teddy bear, doesn’t he look adorable.
The background was created with the small heart and star stamps, I’m really loving these for creating your own background paper, so very versatile. I also added a strip of the diagonal stripes for somewhere for teddy to sit.
As I mentioned I was going to add the “It’s The Little Things” stamp as a greeting but I just don’t think this card needs a greeting, what do you think?
Anyway, hope you can join me next week for my final project on the Pootler’s Design Team.
Today’s card features one of the new hostess sets In the City. This photopolymer set is probably one of the biggest Stampin’ Up! has ever released with 60 stamps in it. It’s a great set where you can build all different kinds of building to create your own little city. The stamp that really jumped out at me when looking at this set is the little stork, its just so tiny and cute and really made me want to make a baby card, so here it is:
How cute is this card? Using the In the City set I created the little house scene, what I love most about this set is that most images have an outline and then a filler stamp. So the cute little stork’s bundle can be pink or blue or any colour you want.
The background paper comes from the Bundle of Love Specialty DSP and wow this paper is gorgeous, one side has patterns with Blushing Bride or Soft Sky paired with Very Vanilla. The other side is Very Vanilla with gold foiling, I knew this paper had some foiling but didn’t realise its every sheet! I love it!
I finished the card off with a bow made from the new Gold Metallic Edged Ribbon, this ribbon is lovely and the gold edge at the extra touch of luxury.
Remember the In the City stamp set is only available as a hostess set with an order over £150.00. With the new catalogue launching you are sure to have plenty on your wish list. If you can afford to splurge then for the month of June Stampin’ Up! is offering an extra £30.00 hostess credit on all orders over £300.00, thats at least £60.00 in freebies!