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Welcome Fairy Baby

February 4, 2017

I am attending a baby shower for a friend next weekend and needed a card.  I also just bought the Puffy Cloud Borders and wanted to play with them. My friend is expecting her third child and first girl, so I went all out girly!

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Details

Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I started with a whole sheet of water color paper. I used half of it to make the card base, and the other half for the cloud borders and fairies. I die cut all of the borders first. Then, I played with the layout. Once I had decided on the placement, I ink blended some Distress Inks on the top edges of the cloud borders. I stamped some stars all over the clouds with the same distress inks. I used second generation stamping to achieve a softer color. Then, I adhered the cloud layers to the card base.

Using the scraps from the water color paper, I stamped and heat embossed the fairies. I used silver embossing powder. I used the same ink color for the fairies’ dresses that I used on the cloud borders. Once the fairies were dry, I fussy cut them out.

For the sentiment, I found some dotted velum in my scrap bin. I silver embossed the sentiment and then used a banner die cut to cut them out. I folded the welcome banner to give it some dimension. I used glue dots behind the letters on the banners to adhere it to the cloud layers. Lastly, I adhered the fairies with dimensional glue dots.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Fairy Friends, Clark’s ABCs and Sally’s ABCs

Simon Says Stamp and The Greeting Farm’s Mini Pony Party

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Puffy Cloud Borders and Everyday Sentiment Banners

Ink: Versa Mark

Distress Ink in Salty Ocean, Scattered Straw, Shaded Lilac, Spun Sugar, Tattered Rose, Tumbled Glass, Vintage Photo, and Walnut Stain

 

Hope you enjoyed the card

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