Sunday, September 18, 2011

Baby Rattle Card

I have recently started back to work full-time.....yes after being at home with my kids for 6 years we (Hubby & I) decided I should give it a try.  It is a HUGE adjustment and am hoping with each passing week that the kids settle more and more in our new routine.  And with each passing week I am hoping to find some consistent stamping time.  I am pretty sure my nights will even out and I won't be so tired and need to go to bed so early.  hehehe  I did manage to find some stamping time tonight!  It seems that I am WAY behind on my baby cards.  Which means I need to find a quick and easy card that I can make a whole bunch of in next to no time.  Those types of cards are my FAV! 

Here is a baby boy card I made using the Button Buddies stamp set.  I guess you could place a button on the "rattle" part of the stamp but I thought that would be a bit silly as then you would loose all of the detail that this image has.  Perhaps I should make one with a button so we can compare.  I will write that on my "Cards I need to make" list.  This card was fairly easy to make.  It isn't that fussy for details and doesn't really have a lot of stamping.  I did color the image with Stampin' Write Markers instead of ink pads so that I could get some different colors.

Stampin' Up! Supplies used:
Stamp Set: Button Buddies, Tiny Tags
Paper: Bashful Blue card stock, Whisper White card stock, Island Indigo card stock
Ink: Bashful Blue Stampin' Write Marker, Chocolate Chip Stampin' Write Marker, Pacific Point Stampin' Write Marker (I don't have the Island Indigo one yet)
Accessories: Big Shot Die-Cut Machine, Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Stampin' Dimesionals, Bashful Blue 5/8" Satin Ribbon, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, 1-3/4" Circle Punch, Jewelery Tag Punch

Happy Stamping!
Michelle B
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
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