Monday, 20 March 2017

TGIF 99 | Baby! Oh Baby!

My husband's cousin and his wife welcomed baby Emerson last month and to celebrate the occasion I created the card below using the Love You Lots stamp set and the free Sale-A-Bration stamp set - Any Occasion.  What a perfect card to submit to the TGIG 99 | Baby! Oh Baby! Challenge.

#tgifc99 Baby! Oh, Baby!


Card Measurements and Supplies:

card base:  Basic Gray 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"
top layer: Whisper White (#100730) 4" x 5 1/4"
inside: Whisper White 4" x 5 1/4"
scrap: Marina Mist #119682
Carried Away Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration #143608)

Stamp set: Love You Lots #141801
Stamp set: Any Occassion (Sale-A-Bration #143348)
Ink: Smokey Slate Classic Stampin' Pad #131179
Layering Circles Frameits #141705
Sunshine Wishes Thinlits #141489
Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #143263
Washi Tape - retired
Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246
Fine-Tip Glue Pen $138309
SNAIL Adhesive #104332
Stampin' Dimensionals # 104430

This hostess set is one of my favorites.  I've used it for many projects and it's perfect for Valentine's Day and Anniversaries or just a simple and random I Love You card.  

I've been excited about using my Layering Circles Framelits and the Carried Away Designed Series Paper that I received free with my order as part of the Sale-A-Bration promotion.  I selected the circle framelit that best fit the elephant from the stamp set and after stamping the elephant image on a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock in Smokey Slate I cut out the circle using the Big Shot Die Cutting Machine.  I selected the gray poka-dot card stock from the Carried Away Designer Series Paper that is free with a $60 CND purchase until March 31, 2017 and cut it out using a slightly larger circle framelit.  Next, from the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits I selected the small flower and cut it out using the Big Shot on Marina Mist card stock.  I layered the two circles and the flower and adhered the three layers using SNAIL Adhesive.

I'm still an amateur stamper and have trouble not only using Designer Series Paper (DSP) but also Washi Tape but I took the plunge and used some Washi Tape I had in my stash that was a soft blue (Soft Sky, I think) and added a piece over the bottom of the circles.  Using the free Sale-A-Bration All Occasions stamp set, I stamped the "It's a boy" sentiment to the bottom of the card.  Every card needs some bling and so I added a Rhinestone Basic Jewel to the flower as well as a few of the sequins from the 2016 Holiday Catalog.

Happy Stampin',



  1. Super sweet card for little Emerson! Love that little elephant and forgot all about that hostess stamp. Thanks for joining us at TGIF this week!

    1. Thanks Holly for your comment. So fun to play along.