Friday, August 15, 2014

Baby Boy - Fab Friday 48

 It's a special day over Fab Friday!  Our fearless leader Mindy has an adorable new addition to her family and we are celebrating it with a special Baby Theme Challenge!  Woo-Hoo!  The Design Team hijacked the regularly scheduled color challenge to make it a theme challenge instead to celebrate the arrival of Baby Ian (and hopefully surprise Mindy)!

  So go ahead and make a baby themed project and link it up to our gallery and join in our excitement of having a new member in our stamping family.

  Here is what I came up with for our special Baby Challenge!

  Being a mom of two boys I remember that I got kind of tired of all the newborn infant gear in the pastel blues and greens so I wanted to go with some bold boy colors for a change of pace for this card.  

  The base is Early Espresso with another layer of Early Espresso embossed with the Alphabet Press folder.  You've probably been seeing a lot of this stamped notebook paper around blogland and I wanted to try my hand at it.  The lines are Coastal Cabana stamped off once and then Real Red along the edge also stamped off once.  The holes are punched using the new 1/4" handheld circle punch.  Corners were rounded using the envelope punch board.

  The giraffe from Zoo Babies is stamped in Crushed Curry and then cut out.  He's (has to be a boy giraffe right?) popped up with dimensionals and embellished with a button.

  The banner flags are punched with the banner punch from various DSP packs; Confetti Celebration, Trim the Tree (coming in the Holiday Catalog), and Flashback.  The banners are hung on a doubled length of linen thread with itty bitty bows on the ends.

  The sentiment was stamped in Early Espresso using the Endless Birthday Wishes and a bit of creative masking.  Look for more cards with this set in the next month or so!  I'm holding a mini stamp-a-stack using this set at the end of the month for my local ladies.  Such a fun set!

  We would love to see your Baby Project add to our Fab Friday challenge gallery so get to stamping and show off your stuff!  

  Thanks for looking!  Did you stamp today?

Stamps: Zoo Babies, Endless Birthday Wishes, Draw the Line

Ink: Coastal Cabana, Real Red, Early Espresso, Crushed Curry

Paper: Early Espresso, Whisper White, Confetti Celebration DSP, Trim the Tree DSP pack (coming in the Holiday Catalog), Flashback DSP

Accessories: Alphabet Press e.f., linen thread, button, corner rounder, hole punch, banner punch, dimensionals


  1. what a fabulous baby card! love that little giraffe with his button embellishment! thanks for sharing your creativity :-) enjoy your day!

  2. I just love looking at all these baby cards for the challenge, yours is adorable. Makes me smile!


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