Hey gang! I’m a guest designer this month over at The Paper Nest. The new releases this month includes this darling digital stamp called Baby Words. It features a soft bunny rabbit seat atop the word “Baby” surrounded by a bottle, pacifier, and a hobby horse. The image would make an adorable centerpiece for a card welcoming the new baby in your life.
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Below are the supplies I’ve used for today’s project. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer for free or at a discount. All other items were personally purchased. Read more.
Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; X-Press it Blending Card by Copics; Blue Stripe by American Crafts; Bazzill Basics in Piglet; Nicole Cardstock in Blue Prism
Stamp: Baby Words (*) by Paper Nest Dolls
Dies: Classic Scalloped Squares by Spellbinders; Stitched Squares by Simon Says Stamp
Embellishment: Fairy Sparkle (*) by 28 Lilac Lane
Copics: R00, R30, R32, C6, BG10, BG23 (bunny); BG000, BG10, B0000, B000, B00 (letters); Booo, BV00, C0, C2 (bottle); YR00, YR02 (pacifier); E0000, E00, E30, Y00, Y02, BG10, BG32, R30 (hobby horse); BV000, BV00 (shadow)
A couple of weeks ago I stopped by The Queen’s Ink in Savage Mills to see what new things I absolutely couldn’t live without. And while I have an ample stash of paper, I couldn’t resist a pack of the new Perfectly Plaid Collection by Lawn Fawn. Lots of fun plaids that compliment rather than overpower a simple card image like Mo Manning’s Spit Happens. I found a pack of the 12×12 inch sheets, but it’s also available as a 6×6 pad.
Paper: Neenah Solar White #110; Kristin from the Perfectly Plaid Collection by Lawn Fawn
Stamps: Spit Happens by Mo’s Digital Pencil; Little Bundle by Lawn Fawn; Sweetest Gift by Stampin’ Up!
Die: Stitched Rectangles by Simon Says Stamp!
Copics: E000, E00, E02, E93 (skin); B0000, B000 (clothing); E30, E31, E34, BV20, E93 (rabbit); BV000, E30, E31, E34 (bottle)
Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased.
Copic Markers: N1, N3, Bv20 (fur); E50, E51, E21 (skin); BG0000, BG000 (Diapers); RV10, RV11, RV13, RV17, C1 (Block A); Y32, Y35, Y38, E33 (Block B); BG10, BG11, BG13, BG15 (Block C)
Today I’m featuring the New Baby digital stamp by Mo’s Digital Pencil. I love the character and the detail in Mo Manning’s drawings.
I struggled with the colors for this image because I wanted to capture the folds in the bassinet fabric but given them a soft, translucent quality. So I used pale blues and a soft yellow to try to capture those qualities. Hope you enjoy the end result!
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics in Avalanche; Hip Hip Hooray 6×6 paper pad by American Crafts
Digital Stamp: New Baby by Mo’s Digital Pencil; Sweetest Gift by Stampin’ Up!
Ink: Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Dies: A2 Matting Basics B by Spellbinders
Copic® Markers: E000, E00, E21 (skin); B0000, B000, Y000 (bassinet); B0000, B000, B01 (ribbon); BV0000, BV000, BV00, BV01 (pants, socks); RV10, RV11, RV13 (blouse); E34 (shoes); YG03 (shirt); Y32, YR21, YR24, YR27 (hair); BV0000 (shadow)
While I like traditional baby colors and soft pastels, I really prefer non-traditional color combinations, especially when the results are gender neutral so that I can have appropriate cards on hand whether it’s a boy or girl.
I decided to use Bunny Luv by House Mouse Designs depicting a mother’s love for her baby as the central image. I still had on hand enough of the Sealed with a Kiss patterned card stock by Doodlebug to add as an accent. I wanted to play off the hearts in the stamped image with the design of the card stock. And while brown and red are probably not traditional baby colors, I think this combination works and I’m pleased with the end result.
The inside sentiment is an image that I created in PicMonkey using the font Mirabella which I purchased from Creative Market.
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics in Avalanche; Co’redinations in Java Bean; Sealed with a Kiss from the Lovebugs Collection by Doodlebug
Stamp: Bunny Luv by House Mouse Designs
Ink: Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Dies: A2 Matting Basics A, A2 Matting Basics B, 5×7 Matting Basics A, 5×7 Matting Basics B by Spellbinders
Copic® Markers: C1, C2, C3, C4, R20 (baby); E40, E41, E42, E43, E44 (mother); BV20 (shading); R29 (hearts)