Tuesday, March 6, 2012

grown-up baby card

Mitt's got Super Tuesday. I've got Super Challenge.

Picked up this rubber stamp on ebay and use it often. I love the vintage feel of those baby shoes (probably cuz I wore shoes like that).

I'm out to prove that baby cards don't always have to be pink/blue and cutesy.

Actually I'm out to rock three challenges :)  CAS-ual Fridays wants a CAS baby card.  Less is More wants neutrals and Catered Crop is ravenous about ribbon. 









Decided to use kraft as my base.  PP with a barely-there-checkered-pattern in light gray for the shoes which I also heat embossed for some texture. Greige polka dot circle.  Recycled and stamped twill messy-stitched.  All edges inked with Pumice Stone Distress Ink.  Done. 

I actually used sketch #18 from Fetch-a-Sketch.  Like the simplicity of it.  Missed the deadline.  Surprise, surprise.


Supplies: baby congratulations
Paper: kraft ?, PP Fancy Pants & echo park
Stamps: shoes A La Carte, sentiment Stampendous
Ink: black Versafine
Tools: corner rounder  & circle punch EKS,  sewing machine
Other: embossing powder

8 comments:

  1. I just LOVE this and those shoes are identical to my son's first shoes many moons ago!
    I think I shall have to get the stamp!
    It's a fabulous, fabulous card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. What a great card, I love the shoe stamp :)

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  3. Superb card Maria
    We had a brown new baby card this week and I did say a friend of mine that is about to give birth would adore this as she love anything in brown!
    Thank you so much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  4. Adorable! The little shoes are so sweet and I just love the twill ribbon!! Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  5. So sweet! I love the CAS design.


    I’m stopping by from the Catered Crop.

    ~Cheryl~
    **Check out my March Blog Candy**

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  6. Those little shoes really are adorable and I really like that simple color combo you picked for your card.

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  7. I think you proved us all wrong, this baby card is fantastic! Cute baby card. Thanks so much for joining us a CAS-ual Fridays this week!

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  8. ohhh love this card & super to see you have a blog now! Hope you are well. x

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