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Ooo Baby, Ooo Baby: Gray, White and Yellow

Ooo Baby, Ooo Baby

 

It has been a long while, but now I’m back. Still working out of boxes, but managing to do cards and projects. Today’s post is on a Baby Shower we went to over the weekend. The “Hippo” card was the invitation I created, along with the baby card and I just had to share the Ooo Baby, Ooo Baby blanket I crocheted. Don’t ask me how I managed to finish it, but I did. It’s a miracle… I’m sorry these aren’t the best photographs, because they were taken with my phone and not my camera, but hopefully you’ll get the gist of it.

 

Jill’s Baby Invitation:

Jills Shower Invitation

Because we don’t know the sex of the baby, I started with three colors in mind-Smokey Slate Whisper White and Daffodil Delight.  I computer generated the type and printed it out on my home computer. This invitation is a post card or single layer card.

 

The base of Whisper White was cut to 5″ x 7″.

 

The Smokey Slate Designer Series Paper is 4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″

 

Daffodil Delight was cut to 4-1/4″ x 6-1/4″

 

The top Whisper White layer is 4″ x 6″ This is the layer the type is on

Jills Shower Inviyayion Detail

 

Jill loves Hippopotami hence the hippo. I sketched an outline of a hippopotamus onto a piece of a manila file folder, cut it out and used it as a template to trace around. Each hippo was traced and hand-cut. I used Smokey Slate Cardstock.

 

For the details, I punched a 1/4″ Circle for the cheek and two 1/8″ Circles for the ears out of the retired Pretty-in-Pink Cardstock. For the eye another 1/8″ Circle was punched from Basic Black Cardstock.

 

I stamped the bird in Basic Black, because birds and hippo’s seem to go together and glued a piece of Daffodil Delight ribbon around the hippo’s neck. Each card was the layered and adhered together as shown.

 

Here’s the shower card I made:

Jills baby Card

 

And, here’s the Ooo baby, Ooo baby blanket I crocheted:

Jills Blanket

Blanket Edging

Jills Blanket Detail

 

Next week I’ll start sharing all the Christmas projects I’ve been working on, so check back often.

 

Embrace the day,

Siggy-2

 

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Baby Bundle of Love Card…

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Have you ever needed that special baby card and just couldn’t find one? Here’s one you can make that is perfect for the new, “Bundle of Love.

Baby Bundle Card

This card is made from:

Certainly Celery Card Stock    4″  x 8″ scored at 4″

Certainly Celery Designer Series Paper    3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″

Whisper White Card Stock scrap for stamping

Certainly Celery Ink

Scallop Square Punch, 1-3/8″ Oval Punch, Water-Color Pencils

 

Here’s what to do:

 

Layer the Certainly Celery Designer Series Paper over the Certainly Celery card base.

 

On the scrap of Whisper White Card Stock stamp out three images and the message, “Bundle of Love,” from the Baby Bundle Stamp Set in Certainly Celery Ink.

 

Punch out the stamped images with the Scallop Square Punch and the message with the Oval Punch.

 

Adhere the punched images as shown.

 

We made this card at my World Card Making Day Event and the class made the cards with Bashful Breast Cancer Ribbon Button Blue and Pretty-in-Pink Card Stock and Baja Breeze and Melon Mambo Ink.

 

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