Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Elegant Welcome Baby Card

Hi Dreamers!
What a busy week!!  Oh, and Happy October!!  Wow, I can't believe that it is already October!  Where did the summer go??!!  I have been busy running around getting some errands done, picking out a new truck, visiting with friends, doing a sewing project, and etc.......
Today, here in Dreamland, let's look at this dreamy elegant Welcome Baby card.  This was a special order card for my friend.  Her son and daughter-in-law will be having their first baby soon.  The request was for a baby card that was NOT cutesy.  I think I did good??!!

As you can see, I added some of the papers to the flap of the envelope for an extra special polished  look.

CS: Cream, White, Blush Blossom (Stampin' Up retired)
Decorative Paper: Embossed creamy colored paper --This one is from the Bissette pad from SEI
Spellbinders: Circle and Picot Edge Circle
Eyelet Edge Punch
Corner Rounder Punch
Wide Satin Ribbon
Tiny Shell pink Pearls
Sentiment stamps


  • Make a top fold card from Cream CS
  • Cut and punch the layers:  
  1. two strips of White CS with one edge punched
  2. two narrow strips of Blush Blossom CS
  3. Cut the Decorative paper
  4. One large circle from Cream CS
  5. One medium Picot Edge circle from White CS 
  • Assemble the layers in that order (above list)

  • Stamp the sentiment (Sweet N Sassy retired) with black ink on Blush Blossom CS and round the corners
  • Add the sentiment to the die cut circles with dimensional adhesive
  • Add the pearls 
  • Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow


  • On the inside repeat the layers
  • Stamp sentiment (Blue Ridge Impressions) on white CS

So, you can do a baby card that is elegant and not cutesy.  Just use soft colored papers and add the embellishments.  

********Challenges for my Elegant Baby Card:
365 Cards: must haves---I just had to have that Picot Edge circle die cut--It can be a background piece or as I have done here, the focal point.
Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party: anything with a sentiment
Simon's Wednesday: anything goes
There She Goes: decorate the inside
Avenue 613: anything goes
PaperTake Weekly: anything goes

!!!!!!!What is coming to Dreamland in October!!!

I will be Guest Designing for the month of October for the 4 Krafty Girlz Challenge Blog.  I will be making three project throughout the month---The first project will be posted on the 3rd.  

I will also be participating in the 31 Days of Halloween on Leigh's Domino Art Blog on the 5th of the month. 

So stayed tuned for all that fun stuff!!!!   A very busy month!!

I hope you are having a lovely October day!  Take some time to stamp and create.  Love ya.


  1. So beautiful and congrats on your guest designer spot x

  2. Adorable card! So soft! Thank you for sharing at 365 Cards!

  3. Gorgeous card Karen :-) the whole design is stunning ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  4. Karen this is beautiful, such an elegant design. Joey xx

  5. Beautiful elegant card. Lush bow :o)
    Thanks for sharing with us at PTW this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  6. Wowie, gorgeous and such a pretty bow.
    Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create

    Huggsss, Angelique

  7. gorgeous new baby card love the paper and gorgeous ribbon and bow
    carol x

  8. What a beautiful card, I love the colors, they are so very elegant.
    Thank you for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!
    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team


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