Saturday, December 27, 2008

5 Baby Cards from Blog Hop Inspiration!

On last night's Blog Hop, Lori showed 3 baby cards using the 'silk' something or other technique with tissue paper. You can see her cards here. Now, I have no idea what the technique entails, but I do know I loved her cards! Today was a baby card day, so when I got up this morning I went right to her site!

When I was done making 5 cards and done dinner, I shook my ailing camera, told it where it was going if it didn't behave, and pushed all of the buttons it has. Interestingly, when I turned off the auto focus, the funny noise went away and the picture came into focus! It lasted long enough to take these photos! Yay!

The first card is almost an exact copy of Jen's, using Papertrey's AquaMist and Lemon Tart. Of course, the baby onsie on all of the cards is from Bitty Baby Blessings. Instead of the tissue she used, I used a patterned vellum, on top of the polka dots from the Print Polka dots pad. The vellum here is not from Papertrey, but they do sell a similar one. Both ribbons are the twill, it ties a bow so well!

I kinda liked the button, so I did a similar print from Print Polka dot, using the big dots and small dots like Jen did, but kept it simpler, and used more buttons. Layers were cut with Nestabilities rectangles. That's a bit of SU's Linen twine through the button holes.

Next I thought I'd better do a girl kind, so used Sweet Blush. I'm almost out of the larger polka dots, so used only the small. I went back to Jen's cards, but did a different set of layers. The Ripe Avocado went through the CB using the Swiss Dots EF. The oval layers are Marvy Punches, just sliced down the middle. Lol, it looks cuter IRL, with all of the ribbons and a random button!

For the yellow, I stayed very simple. Actually, with them all sitting next to each other, this one is the most visually pleasing. Lemon Tart and Ripe Avocado are wonderful together!

Lastly is another Sweet Blush, this time paired with Berry Sorbet. It may be hard to see the colors in the dots, but there is a green one in there; the Spring Moss ribbon is the perfect added touch!

Only 5 cards in one day~ seems like I should be able to make more than 5... why does it take me so long??? I do have one using Spring Rain and the Men of Life papers, but it isn't even close to being done!


Deanna said...

Holy crow you got a butt load of inspiration, these are gorgeous!

nina said...

Oh, I love these too! I think I'm going to end up going through all your PTI blog entries - great inspiration!