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Baby Boy card bonanza!


Hi, Erica here with two cards today!

For the release post I made two baby girl card and only one boy card. Naturally, all my friends have decided to give birth to baby boys recently so that one itty-bitty card was already spoken for. Time to remedy that with another two boy cards and the sweet Sweet Baby Mine stamp set.

I started by cutting two A2 sized pieces of Strathmore Bristol Vellum card stock as I wanted to do an ink blended background for both cards. Using Post-It tape I taped strips across the panel to create a pattern, slightly different on both to keep it interesting. On one I went for blue and the other one got green and yellow. I also splattered more blue ink on the blue one and green ink on the green/yellow one.
















On another piece of Bristol I stamped two baby lions with VersaMark ink and heat embossed them in white embossing powder. These got coloured in with Zig markers and then fussy cut.

On the blue card I also cut out a white frame as well as the words 'A Boy' in blue card stock which I adhered along with the little lion. Despite the water and ink splatters on the background I thought it looked a bit bare (shocker, right?) so I added some enamel accents in white as well as Nuvo drops in translucent blue.

















On the green card I cut out the word 'Congratualtions' in a lovely yellow textured card stock which I adhered to the top of the card as well as the little lion just off to the side using foam tape. Because I was on a roll with the enamel accents I added some to this card as well. Getting some mint green half pearl out, I slapped those on to. Never stop a woman on a roll with embellishments!

















Now I just have to write these out and send them off to the parents of the little bundles of joy!

Happy crafting and enjoy the new release!

Hugs from Erica

Love and Laughter,
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