Baby

A Little Wild Baby Card

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I needed to make two baby cards, one for my niece and one for one of my customers, who is also a good friend of mine.  Patty, my niece had a little boy and Brittany had a little girl.  I was a little late getting these out, the babies were already a month old, because I was waiting for this stamp set to come.  The minute I saw this stamp set, I knew I wanted to get it.  

I was on Pinterest and saw this lay out created by Nadine's Stampin Club and fell in love.  I loved it so much, I made 3 different cards using the same layout.  You can see all three at the bottom of this post.  

One thing I like about this stamp set is you can use it for other things besides a baby card.  You could use it for an older child, someone who loved elephants (like my daughter, Emily), lions or bears.  You can also use them for other occasions.   

At OnStage in April there was a presentation done using this stamp set and they wrote the following quotes on the inside of the card. Elephant - I am a little behind.  Happy Belated Birthday   Bear - please come back and stamp with me again  Lion - thanks for having my back.  Don't you just love them!

To make this card you will need the following products:

Chocolate Chip Cardstock #102128

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 1" x 3 1/8"

So Saffron Cardstock #105118

  • cut at 3 1/8" x 4 3/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • cut at 2" x 4"

I used the Ruffles 3D Embossing Folder on the So Saffron cardstock. One thing you need to do with the paper when you use the 3D embossing folders is spritz it with water.  You want to dampen the fibers of your paper, it will give it a better impression.  

I stamped my image with Chocolate Chip ink and then used the Watercolor Pencils to color in my image. To get the blended in look I used the Blender Pens.  Below is a picture of the bear so you can see it better on how I did the coloring.

stampin up, Stampin Up! A Little Wild stamp set #144344, Little Loves Framelits #143743, Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143699, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

This is the inside of the card.  Did you notice the back of the bear on the left hand side.  In this stamp set your bears are connected, the front and back images, so you have to cut them apart.  There is matching framelits, Little Love, and you can get it as a bundle and save 10%.

I used the back on the inside of the card.  I stamped the bee hive and bees on the card and on the envelope.  

stampin up, Stampin Up! A Little Wild stamp set #144344, Little Loves Framelits #143743, Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143699, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Here is a picture of all three of the cards.  Aren't they adorable!

stampin up, Stampin Up! A Little Wild stamp set #144344, Little Loves Framelits #143743, Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143699, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

 

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We had a wonderful time in Texas.  We got her all moved into her new apartment.  Oh my goodness, it is so beautiful.  I love all the natural light she gets from all of the windows.  Her pool area looks like it is at a resort.  

While we were there, we also got to do some fun things.  One day we went to the Houston Zoo, which was so nice.  Emily, Erica and myself got to feed the giraffes.  I loved it!  They are so graceful and gentle when they take the lettuce out of your hand.  Below is a picture of the tiger I took.  Look how beautiful his eyes are.  

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This is a picture of one of the giraffes that we were feeding.  Mark has a video of us feeding them, but I forgot to get it from him.  

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Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you have a terrific Tuesday!

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Dragon Punch Art Card

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Yesterday was Beckett's, one of the grand Randall's and also one of my daycare angel, birthday party and he loves alligators/crocodiles. I bought him the Crocodile Dentist game and wanted a card to go along with it.  So, where is the first place I go for inspiration?  Yep, Pinterest!  Who doesn't love Pinterest.  

If you would like some ideas and inspiration I have a pinterest page called Stampin Scrapper.  Click HERE to check it out.

I found this adorable punch art, which I love doing, created by Alex's Creative Corner.  She created a great template for you to know what punches she used to make it.  A lot of the punches are retired, but I know a lot of you love Stampin' Up! punches as much as I do, and you may still have them.  If you don't have the exact ones, you may have something similar that you could use. Here is her picture of her template.  

54017b936d0c991bc607769112b90ed2Isn't this wonderful.  It didn't take me long at all to create this card.  I used the Garden Green and Pear Pizzazz cardstock for the majority of the design.  I sponged it using the Old Olive ink.  

It made my day when Beckett saw my card and his eyes lit up.  He loved it and so did everyone else.  Yay!

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What a fun filled two weeks I have had.  Emily came home from Texas on Monday, June 12th and the fun started!  We went up to Michigan to see my family and go on a wine tour with the ladies in our family.  We had so much fun!  I was able to get more polish pottery, eat at fabulous restaurants and spend a lot of time with my family.  It doesn't get any better than that.

We came home on Father's Day and spent the rest of the day with Mark.  He had made us a wonderful dinner when we got home.  I think it might be a little backwards.  I am pretty sure I was suppose to do that for him.  While Emily was here she got to see a lot of her friends from college as one of them got married over the weekend.  I was so happy for her that she got to see them.  It is hard when you live so far away from everyone.  They made wonderful memories that she will have forever.

We also had our second Disney meeting with the Randall's.  If you don't know who the Randall's are let me share the short version of the story.  6 years ago Todd and Kumiko came to see me about taking care of their new baby, Beckett.  I was thrilled to be able to have him in my daycare.  Fast forward to 3 years ago when Todd started talking to me about God, my experience with my walk with Jesus and going to church.  Todd started to join us on Sunday mornings and was baptized two years ago.  Through all of this they have become our family.  We call their children, now 3 of them, our grand Randall's.  They are like our grandchildren and their last name is Randall.  So if you ever here of me saying the grand Randall's now you know who I am talking about.  Here is a picture of them with Erica. 

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Aren't they so cute!  I just love them!  We will be going to Disney with them next year and it is going to so fun to see it through their eyes.  I still remember the first time we took Emily and Erica and watching their expressions.  A memory I will hold forever.  We are a little bit of Disney fanatics in our household.  This will be our 7 time as a family and Mark and myself have gone there 8 times.  It is truly magical!

Emily is going back to Texas today :(  It won't be long until we see her again.  Actually it will be in 5 days!  We are going to head to Texas this weekend to help her move into her new apartment and have some more family time.  I can't wait!  

Here are some pictures of when we were on our wine tour in Michigan.  The scenery was beautiful, wine delicious (so I was told) and the weather was perfect.  We had a lot of laughs, reconnected and just truly enjoyed each other.  

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My Top Ten Stamp Sets 2017

Stampin up, Stampin' Up! My Top Ten Stamp Sets 2017, designed by Stampin Scrapper,  for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I am going to really miss some of our retiring stamp sets.  I have used some of them for a very long time, others a short while, but I loved them all.  Here are my 10 top stamp sets:

The Wetlands 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Wetlands #126697, High Tide #143006, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

 

Sponged Wetlands Card

Cottage Greetings 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Cottage Greetings #139962, Succulent Garden DSP #142778, Petal Burst Embossing Folder #141493, Flourish Thinlits #141478, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

What To Do With Scraps #4

This card has 2 of my favorites, Gorgeous Grunge and Tin of Cards

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What To Do With Scraps #2

In The Meadow

stampin up, Stampin" Up! In the Meadow #140754, Aqua Painters #103954, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Watercolor In The Meadow

Something for Baby

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Something for Baby #134030, Succulent Garden DSP #142778, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas, cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3 D projects go to stpmpinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Baby Card using Succulent Garden DSP

Time of Year

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Time of Year #141790, Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper #141654, esigned by Stampin Scrapper, please see more card and gift ideas at stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Time of Year with Blooms and Bliss DSP
 

Grateful Bunch

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Grateful Bunch #140691, Thoughts and Prayers #127805, First Sight, Wisteria Wonder Ribbon, Large Oval punch, Scallop oval punch, Grateful Bunch Punch #140612, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas for cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3D Projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Grateful Bunch Sympathy Card

Botanical Blooms and Tin of Cards

stampin up, Stampin' Up Tin of Cards stamp set #138946, Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper #141654, Botanical Builder Framelits #140625, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Blooms and Bliss Collar Fold Card

Peaceful Pines and Reason for the Season

stampin up, Stampin" Up Peaceful Pines #139728, Reason for the Season #139730, Perfect Pines Framelits, Softly Falling Embossing Folder #139672, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D Projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Peaceful Pines Christmas

There are many more that I have loved and will miss.  It was fun going back through my blog looking at all the different cards I have made over the last year or so.  All information regarding the retirement list is further down on this post.

Yesterday I had a workshop with 8 wonderful ladies that I met for the first time.  Thank you Roselin for sharing your friends with me and picking me to have your workshop.  It was so much fun!  

I hope everyone has a marvelous Monday and week!

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 Click HERE for the retiring list of products.  

Retiring accessories and tools will only be available while supplies last.

Retiring stamps sets are guaranteed available until May 22nd, 

after that it will be while supplies last.

All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31st. 

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Baby Card using Succulent Garden DSP

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Something for Baby #134030, Succulent Garden DSP #142778, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas, cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3 D projects go to stpmpinscrapper.com

One of my customers had a beautiful little girl in December and this is the card I made for her.  The designers series paper on this card is from the Succulent Garden Suite in the occasions catalog.  I think this set of papers is one of my favorite in this catalog.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Rich Razzleberry Card Stock #115316

  • cut at 4 1/4" x 11" score at 5 1/2"

Sweet Sugarplum Card Stock #141418

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • cut at 2 1/2" x 3 3/4"

Whisper White Card Stock #100730

  • cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/2"
  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

succulent Garden Designer Series Paper #142778

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/2"

I stamped the hanger on one of the  2 1/4" x 3 1/2" piece of Whisper White card stock with Smoky Slate ink.  I then used the onesie stamp from the Something For Baby stamp set on the other one.  I then cut it out with the Big Shot and the Baby's First Framelits.  I used dimensionals to pop the onesie.  I added a little heart with a rhinestone to give it a little bit of bling.  

I wrapped the two top layers with 5/8" Organza Ribbon and tied a bow.

This is going to be a short post as I am busy working on projects for my Open House tomorrow.  

Blog Candy Winner is Susan K!! Susan I have sent you an email with the details.  

Have a fabulous Friday and a great weekend.

Happy Stampin!

Joyce

 

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Baby Bear - Pink

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Oh My Goodness!! How cute is this bear?  I feel in love with him the first time I saw him.  He looks so cuddly, which makes him a perfect stamp for baby cards or young children.  Heck, even for someone who loves teddy bears at any age.  

The first time I tried to make this card, I will be honest, I got very frustrated!  I couldn't get him lined up correctly, so it would come out blurry.  This stamp set is a 3 step stamp, which means you stamp him 3 different time with 3 different stamps.  One stamp is for a light color, one is for medium color and one is for a dark color.  That give the bear a more realistic look and some dimension.  

After many tries I was able to line him up because I figured out a little, ok no, a big tip on how to get all 3 stamps to line up correctly. What I was doing was lining up the bottom of the stamps, which is what you need to do.  However, you also need to like up under his armpits, where there is nothing stamped.  If you do that, it will come out perfect.  I really wish I knew that before I tried it 10 times.  LOL

To make this adorable little bear you will need the following items:

Early Espresso Card Stock #119686

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 /4"
  • cut at 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Pink Pirouette Card Stock #111351

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4" one for the inside and one for the front of the card
  • scrap piece to stamp the bow

Crumb Cake Card Stock #120953

  • cut at 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • scrap piece to stamp "hello, baby"

The inks I used for this card are Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Blushing Bride and Pink Pirouette.  

It was easiest for me to go from the darkest color to lightest color to make the bear.  I first stamped #3 with Early Espresso, then #2 with Crumb Cake.  The ink I used for the #1 bear was Crumb Cake stamped off once.  Stamped off means that you ink up your stamp and stamp it on a scrap piece of paper.  Then you stamp on your card with it and it is a lighter version of the color you were using.  This is a great technique if you want to do shadows.  

For the bow I did the first step with Pink Pirouette and the second with Blushing Bride.  

Here are two displays of other colors you can make the bear with.  I don't know who did these, but sure am glad they shared!

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There are a lot of different colors you can put together that aren't even on these two pictures.  Let you imagine go wild and see what you can come up with!!  Please share if you do, I would love to see them!

Thank you for stopping by today!

Happy Stampin!

Joyce 


Love You Lots Baby Card

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My first card made with new products from the Annual Catalog!!!  I can't wait to use the other stamp sets I bought.  It is going to be fun!

My good friend, Robin, became a Grandma again when her daughter had her first baby.  I wanted to make a card to congratulate her on this momentous occasion.  I loved this hostess set, Love You Lots #141801, from the new Annual Catalog the minute I saw it.  It has the cutest elephant with a little mouse, frog, ladybugs and hedgehogs.  

I wanted to use the elephant and mouse for this card.  I did watercolor the elephant and mouse using basic gray, smokey slate and pink pirouette ink.  For the saying I used the Tin of Cards Stamp Set and the little booties are from Something For Baby.  

Here are the measurements for this card:

Dapper Denim Card Stock #141414

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Soft Sky Card Stock #131203

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Smokey Slate Card Stock #131202

  • cut at 2 3/4" x 4"

Watercolor Paper #122959

  • cut at 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"

I used the basic gray and smokey slate ink to watercolor the elephant and mouse.  On the mouse I did one extra step, I started with pink pirouette on the edges and then added the grays. It gave it a little more distinction from the elephant.  

To make the circles I used the 1 3/4" and 2" circle punches.  I stamped the image with the Dapper Denim ink on Soft Sky paper and used Dapper Denim for the 2" circle.

Have a fabulous week!

Happy Stampin!

Joyce

 

 


Welcome Baby Card

I totally forgot to add the picture on this post!  I was waiting until I put it in the mail and forgot to add it.  I think this would count as a big oops!!  Here is the card and I hope you enjoy it!

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One of my friends, Angie, had a baby boy this week and I made her this card to help celebrate this special event. We are all so happy for their family.  She will be very busy now that she has 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl.  I know Angie will do great, she is a wonderful mom!  

To make this card I used the following products:

Crumb Cake Card Stock cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4" and enough to stamp the lamb and punch it out 

Whisper White Card Stock cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper cut at 2 x 5 1/4"

Early Espresso cut at  1' x 5 1/4" and enough to punch out the scalloped circle, oval and heart

Mint Macaron just scraps to cut out 3 hearts

To make this card you first need to use the hexagon embossing folder on the whisper white piece.  Then stamp the little lamb from the Easter Lamb #140740 using basic black archival ink on the crumb cake paper.  Punch it out using the 2 inch circle punch.  I colored the lamb using the mint macaron, pink pirouette, basic black and the white chalk markers.  

I then punched out early espresso paper out with the 2 3/8" scallop circle punch.  I attached the lamb to the early espresso scallop circle and put dimensionals on the back.  I put the early espresso stripe on the back of the designer series paper so you can see about 1/8" of the early espresso about the dsp.  This is then attached to the whisper white paper.  I used snail adhesive for my adhesive to put all of this on the crumb cake base.  

I stamped the Welcome Baby with the And Many More stamp set #134276 on whisper white with mint macaron ink and punched out with the large oval circle.  I also punched out the scalloped oval in the early espresso and put dimensionals on the back of it to give it some height.  I used the heart from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack and used mint macaron and early espresso paper.  

I sponged around the Welcome Baby with the Mint Macaron ink to soften the look a little.  I also put three hearts, the same colors as the front of the card, on the inside of the card.  

Hope you have a great day and thank you for stopping by!

Happy Stampin!

Joyce

 


Baby Lamb Card

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I made this card for my Open House in January and knew I wanted to use it for my Baby/Wedding/Anniversary class.  This lamb from the Easter Lamb #140740 in the Occasions Catalog.  You can make the color of cardstock you use for the base and the piece where I stamped "congrats" (cottage greetings #139962) to make it a girl or boy card.  

I used blushing bride cardstock for the base cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4".  You will need the following paper to make this card. 

Mint Macaron 4 x 5 1/4"

Birthday Bouquet DSP 3 7/8" x 5 1/8" and 1 1/4" x 2 7/8"

Basic Gray 3 x 4 1/4" and 7/8" x 3

Crumb Cake 2 7/8 x 3 

Blushing Bride 1" x 3 3/4"

I colored the lamb with pink pirouette, mint macaron, black and white stampin chalk markers.  

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Baby Shower Card and Gift Card Holder

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Yesterday I had the honor of attending a baby/adoption shower for my friend Amanda.  Nathan, Amanda and their 3 children are adopting a beautiful girl, Joanna, from China.  We are all so excited for them and wanted to show them how much they are loved.  

I had so much fun making the card, gift card holder and tag for the bag.  I got my idea for the card from another demonstrator Debbie Henderson and the matchbox gift card holder from Mary Fish.  I love how Stampin' Up! demonstrator share their ideas.  You can learn so much from others.  

To make all three items I used the stamp set Something For Baby #134030, Teeny Tiny Wishes #127802 and Hardwood #133035.  The colors I used were Tip Top Taupe, Mint Macaron, Pink Pirouette and So Saffron.  I also used the Baby's First Framelits #133735.  

 

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I got finished the card and gift card holder and realized I forgot to buy a bag to put them in, of course it was right before the shower.  I went looking in my stash of gift bags and found this cute little bag that was the same color as the card.  How lucky was that!!!!  The scallops on the bottom of the tag were made with a retired border punch.  

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This is the front of the gift card holder.  I will definitely be making more of these, as you can decorate it for any occasion.  

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 The card fits perfectly inside.  I couldn't have found a better design on the gift card as their  little one is a year old. 

 

 

 

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