Video: Baby Card with Random Tips + Blog Hop

Hey there! Today I am part of a blog hop in honor of my awesomely sweet friend Linda who just had a baby girl! I also have a video for you that just shares some random tips and tricks as I create a few baby cards. Oh! And I got to use some of the Simon Says Stamp STAMPtember® products a bit early! Keep reading…

Here is my video…

So for Linda, I needed a baby girl card. However, I have three other friends who had boys, so I am making them all at once. I LOVE to do this…

The main 3″x4″ rounded pieces were cut quickly using the new We R Memory Keepers 3×4 Card Punch. What a great tool for scrapbooking, Project Life and cardmaking.

That glitter border is SO easy with Sparkle Tape. This stuff kicks the butt of washi… and is such a good price.

I used a new baby stamp set and die from Simon Says Stamp. They were going to be released tomorrow (9/1) in honor of STAMPtember®, but they said I could use it a day earlier to share with you! Isn’t is fabulous?! (You can find all the new fabulous products HERE tomorrow. Yay!)

I die cut “baby” three times and layered it for dimension. Oh, and I of course added shimmer with my Wink of Stella pen. The backgrounds show the new Hero Arts Tiny Stars and Small Scallops Backgrounds with White Staz-On on clear cards.

The patterned papers on the boy card are from the new Lawn Fawn Into the Woods 6×6 paper pad. I used random scraps on the girls card. This design is great for using up some little scraps.

That glittery border is Sparkle Tape from Darice. This is a great product because it adds the shine of glitter but without the mess. It doesn’t rub off at all. In fact, it is smooth and lovely. This is great for those I-am-not-a-fan-of-glitter folks.

Sorry the photos aren’t great. Clear cards are tough to capture.

Happy baby, my sweet Linda! Your little one is the luckiest girl in the world to have you as a momma. Meeting you is one of the greatest gifts this hobby has given me. I so hope I can hug you in person one day!

I am at the end of the hop, so be sure to stop back at the beginning at fabulous Mary Dawn Quirindongo’s blog, or stop by Linda’s blog to give her happy baby wishes.

See you soon.

SUPPLIES

Below are the products featured above. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH

 

 

 

Hero Arts Tiny Star Background Cling Stamp (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Small Scallop Background Cling Stamp (SSS|EH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hero Arts Acetate Notecards (SSS|EH)

 

Lawn Fawn Into the Woods 6×6 Paper Pad (SSS|EH)

 

Vagabond Die Cutting Machine (SSS|EH)

 

 

Avery Elle Stamp Storage Pockets (SSS|EH)

 

 

StazOn White Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Tide Pool Mid Tone Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Mint Julep Mid Tone Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Green Hills Mid Tone Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Soft Apricot Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Fresh Peach Mid Tone Shadow Ink (SSS|EH)

 

 

Neenah White Cardstock 250 Sheets (SSS|EH)

 

Neenah White Cardstock 25 Sheets (EH|SSS)

 

Tombow Stamp Runner Adhesive (SSS|EH)

 

Zig Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Marker (SSS|EH)

 

40 CommentsBlog Hop, Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp, Videos

  1. you’re such an overacheiver! (kidding, sorta…no, not really, i stand by my original observation) love your cards, love you more <3

  2. Such wonderful cards!

  3. Oh, my word! SO adorable!

  4. Awesome baby cards! Love all the different products you used!

  5. BEAUTIFUL cards, love the tips and OH HOW I WANT THAT 3×4 card maker! TFS

  6. Tammy Joyce

    love the baby cards. I really like the back ground. TFS

  7. Awesome baby cards!

  8. does the glitter stay on the tape or come off? p.s. adorable cards!

  9. sorry…just watched the video and you say it doesn’t come off, so I’m gonna need some!

  10. Oh my goodness these cards are so awesome! I love everything about them! I especially love the color combo on the boy one. Amazing!

  11. What a neat idea for a layout! I love these cards!! XOXO

  12. Susan

    Adorable cards! So glad SSS did this set!

  13. I just love your videos:) Gorgeous cards and lots of lovely tips thanks Jennifer. Would you mind telling me what equipment/program you use for your video taping and editing. Thanks in advance :)

  14. Really gorgeous cards !!!!

  15. Add the adhesive to the layers before removing it from the ‘waste’ card – Mrs McGuire you truly are a genius!!

  16. Hermalyn

    After seeing you use that glitter pen, I want one for myself! You always make the most gorgeous cards!

  17. Sweet baby cards, something really different, thanks for the video too.

  18. I love that I always learn something when I watch your videos! Thanks so much. Your cards are adorable!

  19. Trexxann

    So fabulous! The patterned paper strip is amazing…love it!!

  20. Kelly Latevola

    Jennifer these are just fabulous! I love all the tips and tricks you share with us all the time. Such a crafty genius you are :)

  21. Thanks Jen for participating with us in this hop! Both of your cards are adorable, and such a great video, you continue to be my best teacher!!!

  22. Pat

    Loved the baby cards–and the die!

  23. Iris Soscia

    Very cute baby cards.

  24. Cynthia B.

    These baby cards are adorable! I’ve never created these clear ones before – they look fan and I’m sure they’ll be much appreciated!

  25. Such fabulous cards – I’ll give baby Olivia (and Linda, of course) a big hug for you when I see them :)

  26. Shona Chambers

    Wow, wow, wow!!! I have never seen clear cards before, they look amazing!! You make such beautiful cards, I really appreciate you sharing them to give us lots of inspiration.

  27. Love that your card design is adaptable for a girl or boy. Thanks for sharing a video with us.

  28. calamityjane

    Such sweet cards!!

  29. Lucy Schmidt

    I don’t have to come up with a baby card often, so I hope you won’t mind me just CASE’g your great cards. Your video instruction is so clear, concise, and full of tips. It’s like getting a free class in each one, not just a quick look-see. Thanks for your generosity in sharing it all.

  30. Gorgeous cards! Love the colours and subtle design features!

  31. janet Wilson

    Beautiful, Jennifer! Love the clear card bases, I remember being inspired by your use of this type of card stack a while back. So happy to see it re-visited :)

  32. janet Wilson

    *oops I meant card stock – LOL!

    Wonderful tips too. Have you ever tried “craft-a-board”? I found it at EH, and it is great for adding some “backbone” to delicate die cuts :)

  33. love love these adorable cards! thanks for sharing how you created the patterned paper stripes and all the tips!

  34. Noelle

    I love these cards! The white Stazon on the clear looks great too!

  35. Melissa Shim

    i love the stamping on transparency! need to find some! love the use of the pattern paper too can easily use scraps for this :)

  36. Tania K

    Really great cards Jennifer. Ordered that baby die/stamp set and am impatiently awaiting it’s arrival.

  37. michelle n

    you’re always blowing my mind away with these amazing ideas! love new ideas for using scraps too!

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