Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Bundle of Joy card by designer Patty Folchert

Is there a new bundle of joy arriving into your life? I could not resist reaching for the Jillibean Soup new shaker card system to create a baby card. It paired up nicely with a Hampton Art wood block stamp to make this sweet baby card.

Bundle of Joy card by Patty Folchert

Beginning with the plain card base I cut four border strips as shown from Summer Red Raspberry Soup papers in pink and aqua patterns. Then I sewed them onto the card base with white thread with my sewing machine. Then I grabbed one of the new kraft banner tags from the “Tag You’re It” collection and stamped the sentiment in brown ink. Then I added the color floral strip on the end and sewed it on as well. The banner tag was then attached to card with foam dots.

Then I added the plastic shape shaker. Next I filled the shape with sequins in gold, pink and green colors with a few wood veneer stars sprinkled in. Then I added a pea pod doily shape to the back of the shape attaching it with the adhesive already on the shape. Then laying the shape into the front card opening I added adhesive to the doily and attached to inside of card. That gave me a nice pink backer on the shape and a cute scalloped edge on the inside of the card.
That is how I created a sweet welcome baby card for a very special baby girl named Addison. With one color change from pink to light blue, and two different paper choices this could very easily adapt to a baby boy card too. 

Baby Blessings,
Patty Folchert

Materials List:
NEW Wood Block Stamp: Janet Dunn Designs/Bundle of Joy-PSO934
Ink: Ranger Archival Ink/Coffee
Paper: Jillibean Soup/ Summer Red Raspberry Soup: Frozen Red Raspberries, Red Wine & Whipped Cream
NEW Die Cut Shaker Card Base: Small Circle –JBO829
NEW Shaped Shaker: Small Circle-JBO811
NEW Shaker Sequins: Gold, Pink & Aqua- JBO817, JBO818 & JBO819
NEW Jillibean Soup/Tag, You’re It: Kraft Banner Tags-JBO797
Pea Pods: Summer Red Raspberry Soup
Wood Veneers: Fur Fusion
Other Products:

Scrapbook Adhesives/3D foam dots; Scrapbook Adhesives/Tape Runner Adhesive; Acrylic Block; White Thread; Sewing Machine

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