Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Vintage Baby Cards


VINTAGE BABY CARDS

Hi friends!
Vivian here today to share with you a pair of vintage inspired baby cards using Hampton Art and Graphic 45's Little Darlings Cling Stamp Set.



A close up of this beautifully detailed image!


Very easy to make!
1. Cut brown cardstock to standard A2 card size.
2. Cut patterned paper pieces.
3. Punch the doily border piece.
4. Stamp and fussy-cut focal image.
5. Distress all edges with distress ink.
6. Assemble card and add embellishments.
I made second card project with soft pinks and creams for a newborn girl.


This stamp set is full of precious imagery and sentiments and helps you easily create a vintage vibe in your projects.


To create this card...
1. Cut square card base and a piece of patterned paper to measure 5 1/4 in.
2. Cut second nested piece of patterned paper to measure 5 in.  Punch corners and edges with border punch.
3.  Cut third nested piece of cardstock to 3 in. and punch corners and edges with border punch.  Heat emboss entire piece in gold.
4. Stamp image and cut smallest nested square to fit inside gold piece.  Round edges.
5. Distress all pieces and assemble card.6. Add bling and embellishments.
Hope my projects inspired you to create!


Thanks for visiting with me here today and see you back here soon!
- Vivian

Supplies for "Lullaby" Card
Hampton Art and Graphic 45 - Little Darlings Cling Stamp Set
We R Memory Keepers - "Antique Chic" patterned paper
Papertrey Ink - brown cardstock
Tim Holtz - Vintage photo distress ink
Memento - Rich Cocoa Dye Ink
Martha Stewart - Doily Lace border punch
Really Reasonable Ribbon - white seam binding
Recollections - self-adhesive pearls
Supplies for "Little Darlings" card
Prima Marketing - "Madeline" patterned paper, pearl bling
Fancy Pants - pink paper
Papertrey Ink - white cardstock
Martha Stewart - Vintage Doily Punch Around the Page Set
Jenni Bowlin - Brown Sugar Dye Ink
Clearsnap - Top Boss watermark ink