Jan 26 2017

Bundle of Joy

Published by at 10:00 pm under New Baby,Occasions

Good morning dear friends, I have an adorable baby card to share today. My son recently sent me the most adorable picture of a new born baby boy. A friend in his bible study class became a father for the third time . . . what a blessing!! Of course I volunteered to make a card for my son to give to the proud parents.IMG_9838 copy

The card base is from a 12″ x 12″ Coredinations Colorcore Card Stock paper pack. The designer papers are from Crate Paper – Baby Bee Collection that is ages and ages old, but I still love it and had some left from years ago and thought this was a perfect opportunity to use it up, it’s perfect for a baby boy card.

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I used seam binding for the bow, which was super easy to make using the Bow Easy ribbon tool.

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I used Marianne dies to make the sneakers and bib, so precious for baby cards! I used DMC embroidery floss for the shoe laces, another great alternative is burlap string if you don’t have floss.

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Using a sponge dauber, I distressed the edges of all layers with Antique Linen Distress Ink. I applied foam tabs to the shoes, bib, and focal layer (striped paper panel) to create depth. The buttons are from Stampin’Up! (not sure if they still sell them, I purchased mine years ago). I used three strands of floss per button for the button’s bows. I purchased the charm and safety pin from Michael’s years ago. I used the Evolution cutting system to cut the die cuts.

I’ll be back soon, until next time .  .  .

Jerri Siggy2

 

 

 

 

Products Used:

Paper:  Crate Paper; Coredinations Colorcore Card Stock – Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

Ribbon: Seam Binding, -The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

Dies:  Marianne Dies  (My First Sneakers and Baby Bib) – The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

Accessories:  Foam SquaresBurlap StringBow Easy OriginalGlue Dots, Daubers, Antique Linen Distress Ink– Stamp Simply Ribbon Store; Stampin’ Up! Buttons, Safety Pin, Charm, Zip-Dry Adhesive, Genesis Paper Trimmer, Evolution Die Cutting Machines

19 responses so far

19 Responses to “Bundle of Joy”

  1. Jerri, this is absolutely ADORABLE!!! The parents will be thrilled!!!

  2. Marion says:

    A new baby is the best possible reason to make a card and yours is beautiful. Many congratulations to the proud Mummy and Daddy and a big “Welcome” to the little man. Baby boys are the best!! Hugs
    Marion in the UK

  3. monica says:

    I have really missed seeing your paper crafting cards, since you have taken up pergamano. This is beautiful, and hopefully we will begin seeing more of this type of card. xo.

  4. Pinky Roth says:

    What an adorable baby card!

  5. Faulba Dorsett says:

    Such a sweet card. I just love it when I can use up stuff I have had on hand for a while. I don’t believe in throwing away anything and love to repurpose it. Love, love your posts.

  6. Barbara Riefner says:

    Beautiful card Jerri. You have a beautiful talent!

  7. Jan Castle says:

    Adorable card Jerri!!! Like all the little extras you added!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

  8. Jessica says:

    Lovely card. My partners daughter is expecting his first grandchild! He, and they are very excited. Its a boy and I’m crochrting a cover for the carseat. It has an opening for the seatbelt. Its not perfect, but I haven’t crocheted in years. I am so proud! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation. I know they’ll love it.
    Hugs, Jess.

  9. Cindy Howell says:

    How sweet………. I love the baby card and the little details on it.

    Love You, Cindy

  10. Eunice Brown says:

    Good morning Jerri,
    What a delightful surprise this morning, seeing your sweet, sweet, baby card! I always enjoy seeing your creations, thanks for sharing my friend. Take care. Hugs, Eunice

  11. Kristine Vencel says:

    So happy to see you making other types of cards again. And this one is just precious! Love the green on this card…..so soft.

  12. Dot says:

    So adorable. Blessing to your so’s friend.

  13. Chelsea Johnson says:

    What a charming card, Jerri. The new parents will treasure that for years to come. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us. You are such an inspiration!!

  14. CherylQuilts says:

    Oh, Jerri, what an absolutely darling baby card! After seeing you use these darling dies for a number of cards…and having been tempted to buy them, I still have yet to do so. But you sure are tempting me. I think it would be good to have several on hand for boys and girls. This is so sweet, and I know the young couple will love it. And what darling paper! Hugs!

  15. Frances says:

    OMG! So beautiful! So sweet and lovely papers. Hugs Frances

  16. Debbie Dunham says:

    Awww, your card is super cute! Hugs xxx

  17. Oh my that is just adorable, I love those little shoes with the too cute bib, great layout and paper!

  18. Carol says:

    Precious! The colors are SO perfect! Thank you for sharing your talents with us…I am inspired by your talents.

  19. Juanita in OH says:

    This is such an adorable card. Everything about it is inspiring and precious. The colors are delightful. I hope you never run out of the paper pack. It is so kind of you to make such a beautiful card for you son to give to the blessed couple and, thank you for sharing it with us.

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