Baby Bear and Buffalo Check!

Hello and welcome to today’s card, which is a cute baby card made using the Baby Bear stamp set and Buffalo Check background stamp! While this card is more of a boy theme, I have added a bonus card down at the bottom made with Sweet Little Something (now retired) that is more of a girl theme. Do you struggle with the 2 and 3 Step stamps? I always did until I changed the way I stamped and will share this technique with you as well, even if you use the Stamparatus! Let’s get started!
For the card base, cut a piece of Night of Navy cardstock, 5 ½” x 8 ½”, and score at 4 ¼”:

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The base layer is Soft Sea Foam cardstock, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, stamped in Night of Navy ink with the Buffalo Check background stamp, and I used a ruler and my Gray Granite Stampin’ Write Marker to create a “plaid” look:

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To stamp the bear, I first use the detailed stamp in Gray Granite ink, then I used the “not as detailed” stamp in Sahara Sand ink, and finally used the solid bear stamp, also in Sahara Sand ink. I find that starting with the most detailed stamp makes it easier for me to line up the images. The bear is then cut out:

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For the front of the card, you will use this design from the Twinkle Twinkle DSP, cutting out with the largest scalloped oval from the Layering Ovals Framelits. The White Sheer Ribbon is colored with the Dark Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends Marker, the sentiment is stamped on a ½” piece of Whisper White cardstock in Night of Navy ink and is layered on a ¾” piece of Twinkle Twinkle DSP, with both ends cut with the Banner Triple Punch:

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After the ribbon is dry, I tied it into a small bow and adhered it to the bear with a glue dot. Then I adhered the scalloped oval to the base layer, the bear and sentiment are adhered with dimensionals:

This piece is then adhered to the card base:

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The inside sentiment is on a piece of 4” x 5 ¼” Whisper White cardstock, the is stamped in Night of Navy ink, and then I added some adhesive backed sequins:

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Here is the girl themed card I made with Sweet Little Something, changed the colors used to Gray Granite and Petal Pink:

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Now you will have a couple of baby cards on hand! These were both quick and easy cards that when the occasion arises, you will be ready!
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For Baby

Welcome to my final day of Baby Week! Today’s card make look complicated, but it is so easy! One of my favorite color combos is Sweet Sugarplum and Berry Burst and since Sweet Sugarplum is getting ready to retire on May 31st, I wanted to try and incorporate into this card.

Start with a card base in Sweet Sugarplum cardstock, cut at 8 ½” x 5 ½” and scored at 4 ¼”:

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Using a piece of the ombre’ Berry Burst DSP from the Color Theory DSP stack, cut at 3” x 4 ¼”:

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Then cut at piece of Whisper White cardstock at 4” x 5 ¼” and from the Moon Baby stamp set, stamp this image in Sweet Sugarplum and Berry Burst inks (they are really close in color and it is hard to tell in the pictures the difference):

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Using the Large Letters Framelits, cut out the “baby” letters, then place some Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back to adhere the ombre’ Berry Burst DSP:

I then placed the cut-out letters back and used them as a guide to place the inside of the B and A with Stampin’ Dimensionals in place:

I used a piece of ½” Finely Woven Ribbon in Berry Burst to tie a bow and adhered with a Glue Dot on the upper right side and placed some Glitter Enamel Dots in Berry Burst:

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I used the sentiment from the Baby Bear stamp and the star from the Moon Baby stamp set in Sweet Sugarplum ink:

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You are now left with the word BABY cut out from the thinlits that you can use to make another card:

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This has been a fun week making baby cards! I know this isn’t a typical card that we should keep on hand, but I wanted to share my ideas for making easy cards with you! Have a great weekend!!

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A little something with Baby Bear

Welcome to part 3 of Baby Week! Today I am featuring the Baby Bear stamp set with the True Gentleman DSP! While I was looking thru my Designer Series Paper stash, I saw the plaid paper and thought it would be great to use for a boy card. For this particular card, I am making the Joy Fold Card that my friend and fellow demonstrator, Rachael Rife aka Rachthestamper, featured last October (you can head over to her blog post here). I made a birthday card for a friend’s daughter’s 1st birthday and wanted to recreate this card. I will post a picture of that card at the bottom of this post!

The card base is in Night of Navy cardstock, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, and scored at 5 ½” and again at 2 ¾”:

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The inside base is in Crumb Cake cardstock, cut at 3 ¾” x 7 ½” and scored at 3 ¾”:

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For the card base layers, I used the plaid design from the True Gentleman DSP, one piece cut at 4” x 5 ¼” and two pieces cut at 4” x 2 ½”:

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The inside card layers are in Very Vanilla cardstock, 2 pieces cut at 3 ½”:

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I stamped the bear image on one of the Very Vanilla pieces, the stamps are numbered 1, 2, and 3, I started with #3 in Chocolate Chip ink, #2 in Crumb Cake ink, and #1 sponging on Crumb Cake ink. I then used some of the Timeless Textures stamp in Chocolate Chip and Crumb Cake inks around the edges. This piece is then adhered to outside of the Crumb Cake inside base layer:

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The sentiment is also from the Baby Bear stamp set, stamped in Chocolate Chip ink on the other Very Vanilla layer, and then adhered to the inside of the Crumb Cake inside base layer:

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The plaid DSP is then adhered to the Night of Navy card base:

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I used Multipurpose Glue on the back of the Crumb Cake base layer so it would give me some time to position it on top of the card base:

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The outside sentiment is from the Moon Baby stamp set, stamped on a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, cut out with the 2nd smallest oval, layered on top of Night of Navy cardstock, cut out on the 2nd smallest scalloped oval, both from the Layering Ovals Framelits:

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This is then positioned on the front flap so it will hold the Crumb Cake flap, adhering Stampin Dimensionals on the left side of the oval. I then used a piece of Very Vanilla Baker’s Twine, folded in two, tied in a bow, and adhered with Mini Glue Dots:

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Below is a picture of the card I created last October, this really is a fun card to make for any occasion by changing up the paper and stamp sets!

Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for stopping by!


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