Monday, August 11, 2008

A few baby cards

It seems like I know way too many people who have just given birth or will do so very soon. So here are a few baby cards I made. These two designs are super quick and simple. They would also work nicely as birth announcements. I had some scalloped pieces of this luscious brown by Bazzill laying around, so I thought that would make a really nice edge on my cards. I grabbed a piece of Soft Sky for the boy card. I chose the colour because it matched the blue in this American Crafts ribbon exactly! Next up, I grabbed one of my first gel-a-tins sets (and favorites) Pet Shop. I thought this cute puppy would work well for the baby boy card.

For the baby girl card, I grabbed some PaperTrey Ink Sweet Blush cardstock and matching stitched ribbon. I still had plenty of the scalloped paper left over, so I used that again. I really liked the idea of the announcement on the ribbon of the other card. Since I didn't have any matching ribbon, I went with a stamped sentiment (comes from SU!'s So Many Sentiments) with the image, as well as behind the image. For this one I went with the cat. It's just one of those things, cats always seem more feminine to me, just like dogs seem more masculine. I don't know why.


  1. These are both super cute Natasha! I love the way you stamped "It's a girl" on the background of the card.

  2. Oooohhhh super cute cards Natasha!!! Love them both and the scallops are so yummy!

  3. These are just adorable! Simple, sweet, and just delightful!

  4. Darling cards! Loving simple these days...great way to catch up on cardmaking. TFS!

  5. Absolutely adorable!!!
    I love the elegant whimsy of these!