Stampin’ Up! All About Baby Encircled in Beauty

Good morning, everyone and welcome to another week!  Hope your weekend was productive and also relaxing!  Or…you know…whatever you needed it to be! 🙂

I think you guys remember that I’ve got friends who are expecting their first child soon – okay…November.  But still!  When I saw a cool color challenge that made me think “baby card” I decided it was a sign to get busy (November will be here in a heartbeat!)!  So – I pulled out my All For Baby stamp set with its bundled Baby’s Clothes Dies (that I bought when I learned they were pregnant!) and the Encircled in Beauty Dies to make my first baby card for them!  Take a look-see:

Here’s the Color Throwdown Challenge that triggered my baby-card-making mojo!

And then I used the sketch portion of the InspireBy Challenge!

I started with a piece of Smoky Slate cardstock and the polka-dot patterned mask from the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks and used it to add Soft Sea Foam dots to the cardstock using a Blender Brush.

I matted the panel on Blushing Bride for the card front.

I cut three Encircled in Beauty die cuts from Basic White and adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue.  Notice that they spill over the edge of the card front – but NOT past the edge of the card BASE!

On Basic White, I stamped the two All For Baby onesies in Blushing Bride and cut them with their dies in the Baby’s Clothes die set.

I used the same Basic Decorative Patterns mask to color some Blushing Bride dots and then cut the bib from that decorated cardstock.

I also cut two Smoky Slate clothes hangers with the dies in the Baby’s Clothes dies (SOOO cute!) and adhered the onesies to them with Liquid Glue.

I adhered the sweet die cuts to the Encircled in Beauty die cuts with Liquid Glue.

I cut a Soft Sea Foam star and a Basic White heart with the dies in the die set and adhered them to the onesies with Liquid Glue – then added a Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewel to the star.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a length of Blushing Bride 3/8″ Frayed Grosgrain Ribbon to the card front.

On another piece of Basic White, I stamped an All For Baby sentiment in Smoky Slate and cut it with a Tasteful Labels die.  This is popped over the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals to finish off the card front!

On the inside, I stamped the polka dot onesie from All For Baby in Blushing Bride on a Basic White panel.  Over it, I added a second sentiment in Smoky Slate.  Then I stamped a few hearts in Soft Sea Foam, adding a Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewel to one of them.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Blushing Bride mat and into my Soft Sea Foam card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the onesie and a few stars on the front…

…and some more Soft Sea Foam masked-and-Blender Brushed polka dots on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Okay – so…I was thinking I’d maybe need to make a bunch of cards before I found one that would work – but…this one – in the soft colors with the sweet All For Baby sentiments and images, with the Baby’s Clothes die cuts (I say again…the CLOTHES HANGERS!! 🙂 ) – well, it’s making me very happy, indeed!  I love how the Encircled in Beauty die cuts frame the clothes in such a sweet and feminine way!

I hope you like!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Soft Sea Foam Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Blushing Bride Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner panel)

Smoky Slate Cardstock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)

Basic White Cardstock:  Tasteful Labels Die cut (sentiment label); Baby’s Clothes Die Cuts on front; Encircled in Beauty Die Cuts on front; 3 7/8″x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

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Finn Fan Fix 

So…just a little video of a cool rain shower last night!  And some footage of the Man and my blondes! 🙂


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26 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! All About Baby Encircled in Beauty

  1. I can feel a win coming on with this one! Your friends will absolutely love it! Just like I absolutely loved your video. You always bring a smile to my face. Have a blessed week.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Karen – that means a lot to me! 🙂

  2. How cute is that card?!? Love the design, fun way to use those baby clothes images. Finn is ever the guard dog, making sure that those girls aren’t doing anything that they shouldn’t be. 😉 Yay for some rain, hope that it cooled things off for a minute. 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – he is ever vigilant – and a stern trainer, for sure! Thank you so much, Amy! 🙂

  3. Gerri K

    Mary, I love your videos. A peek into Farm Life.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Gerri – very happy that you enjoy them! 🙂

  4. Susan K

    Super cute card! They’ll see it’s filled with love!
    Love the video too. We had a couple of those sun/rain showers last week and they are cool. I just stood on the deck and watched with my one-eyed blonde kitty. TFS

    • stampsnlingers

      Aren’t they? Fun to watch – especially if you can do it AND stay dry! Thanks so much, Susan! 🙂

  5. Perfectly perfect baby card! Love the colors. Well done. A winner for sure. And, the new parents will love it! Great footage of your ‘family’. Emailed you a link.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much! And I enjoyed the link – looks like a great organization! Thank you for sending it! 🙂

  6. Beth

    You take such beautiful care of your animal family. The ponies are fabulous.
    Finn is fun! Being from Oregon, I’m envious of your rain. Been months.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Beth! We try to keep them all happy! And I wish you guys WOULD get some rain! 🙁

  7. Faith Simpson

    Hi Mary…..this is such a CUTE card!! I need a baby card too and love your ideas. Aren’t those little hangers just the cutest?? I’ll have to put boy onesies on mine. And I won’t use pink!
    wow…..wish we had rain like you do…..haven’t seen rain in such a long time…..

    • stampsnlingers

      I wish we could SEND some to you, my friend – you need it WAY worse than we do! Thank you, Faith – have fun making YOUR baby card! 🙂

  8. Karen Andrews

    Love the encircled dies. Cool idea putting 3 on card.
    Also loved your video.

  9. Wanda Cullen

    Such a darling baby card! Your friends will love it! Thanks for joining us at CTD!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Wanda! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  10. Baby clothes are the ONLY bits of laundry I never complained about – and I washed REAL diapers! Ha!
    Your card is such a darling use of our Inspired By sketch, Mary! Thanks for joining us this week!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Michele – I appreciate it! Real Diapers! Yikes! 🙂

  11. You’ve used our sketch in the sweetest of ways! Love all of the polka dots and those fancy circle dies you’ve added the baby items to. The new parents to be are going to treasure this darling card. Thanks so much for joining us at IB!

  12. You’ve used our sketch in the sweetest of ways! I love all of the polka dots and the fancy circle die cuts you’ve added the baby items to. The parents to be are going to treasure this darling card. Thanks so much for joining us at IB!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Lisa! I appreciate the kind words very much! 🙂

  13. Silke Ledlow

    What an adorable baby card…you made the sketch shine! Thank you for playing along!

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