FF48 Something for Baby with Bordering Blooms and Tape It

Fab Friday’s challenge this week is to create a baby card in celebration of Mindy’s son’s recent arrival – congratulations Mindy!    Something for Baby seemed to be the appropriate stamp set to use; it was actually the first time I had opened the set.  I decided to go with a fun fold, using the baby carriage as my focal image.  To jazz up the carriage a bit, I masked around the base and stamped the carriage with the hounds tooth pattern from the Tape It set.  I then added some dashed lines onto the carriage top and cut it out, mounting it with a pop dot over the original image to add some dimension;  an Island Indigo candy dot was applied to coordinate with the matte.

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I wanted the greeting to match the DSP; but, I didn’t want to stamp directly onto the DSP.  So, I used the circle stamp from Work of Art to add coordinating circle images onto the Whisper White greeting; then, I surround it with Coastal Cabana ruffle trim to serve as a frame for the focal image when the card is closed.   For the bottom of the gift card holder section, I used Bordering Blooms (love that set).  Finishing touch was a heart embosslit accented with a medium rhinestone.

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STAMPIN UP STAMP(S): Something for Baby, Bordering Blooms, Work of Art, Tape It

STAMPIN UP INK: Island Indigo, Coastal Cabana, Hello Honey, Baked Brown Sugar

STAMPIN UP CARDSTOCK/DSP: Island Indigo, Hello Honey, Sahara Sand, Coastal Cabana, Whisper White, Lullaby DSP

ACCESSORIES: Baby’s First Framelits, Circle Dies, Beautiful Hearts Embosslits, brads, Decorative Dots embossing folder, candy dot brad, Island Indigo candy dot, Coastal Cabana ruffle trim

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