This is a special blog post, as yesterday evening my niece was born. Thanks God she is a cute, healthy little baby, and we could not be happier to have her. I had to make a welcome card for Aliz (Alice in Hungarian), I used the current MFT sketch challenge as inspiration:
Here is my card:
I started with selecting the background paper. I wanted something playful but not very pink (I just made my brother and my sister-in-law a very pink card when we gave some clothes a day before the delivery – blog post later this week). I cut a stitched rectangle with Blueprints 15 and a matching blue stitched rectangle frame. I also cut another 3 frames from leftover packaging and stacked them together for dimension.
I also cut a piece of white heavy weight vellum and adhered it to the back of the stacked frames. It muted the background pattern enough to make the little critters pop. I white heat embossed a sentiment from the MFT Essential sentiments set on a pink stitched banner and glued it flat to the bottom of the frame.
The cute little images are from the Up in the air stamp set, stamped in black and coloured with Copics. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out and adhered them to the frame using 3D foam tape.
I gave a light grey mat to the whole panel and mounted it on a white top folding card base. A bit of Spectrum Noir shimmer pen on the heart garland, glossy accent on the noses and a black glaze pen on the eyes finished it off.
I hope you like this cute welcome baby card and will return for more inspiration soon.
Have a wonderful day,