Monday, January 26, 2009

*baby boy double pocket card*

A friend of mine is expecting a baby boy any day now, so I thought I'd better get busy and make her a card. I needed a little inspiration, so I browsed through the baby cards over at Splitcoast Stampers and ran across this amazingly sweet double pocket card by ChristineCreations. Oh my, is that girl talented! I love the Bella Rose papers she used, but they were a bit too girly for a baby boy card, so I switched things up a bit while keeping the same overall design. I have a mountainous (is that a word?) stack of paper I've been trying to use, and I was happy to find these cuties from a Nana's Nursery stack I bought a while back at JoAnn's. They were just the boyish colors I needed. I also pulled out some stamps I haven't inked up yet and some ribbon I've been "collecting" (yes "collecting"... not "hoarding").
Solid colored cardstock by CTMH. Patterned papers by DCWV. Stampin' Up scalloped border punch, scalloped circle punch, sanding block, linen thread, and "sweet one" stamp. "Sweet pea" and "little baby" stamps by Heidi Grace. "It's a boy" and whale by Martha Stewart. Fiskars mini scalloped scissors. Ribbon Trends orange gingham ribbon. American Crafts blue ribbon. JoAnn's Craft Essentials yellow striped ribbon. VersaMagic tea leaves chalk ink. Harvest (yellow) and Island (blue) Fresh Ink. Brads unknown.


Pamela S. Wade said...

This is just awesome Becky! I love all of the details! Helen will love it! ~~Pam

Gabby said...

This is so Adorable I love the paper .its a awesome idea i love it

Ellen said...

This is such a sweet card. Love the color combinations you used.