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Friday, 7 August 2015

Baby Boy Card & Gift Bag


Hello,

Huge apologies for not being around much recently. Due to a combination of not feeling too well and school holidays I haven't really felt like crafting but fortunately I have a couple of makes in reserve that haven't been posted yet.

The card I'm sharing today was made for the couple who received the nappy cake I made. Their little boy Grayson Stanley was born on the 13th July and I believe he came a week early.

I also made a little gift bag and matching tag to go with the card and inside were 3 little handmade bibs. Once I'd folded/rolled the bibs I was able to work out the dimensions for the bag.

The bag was cut from a 12"x12" piece of scrapbook paper that was trimmed to 27cms square. I cut two of these as one sheet wasn't big enough and I used double sided sticky tape to attach the front and back together at the sides and then to seal the bottom. I scored each sheet at 5cm, 22cm and then 5cms for the fold over at the base. The handle was punched with the Stampin' Up Word Window Punch. An eyelet, ribbon and twine were added to finish.


Card Ingedients
Digital Image and Papers: Paper Creator (Blue Baby Bear)
Embellishments: Ribbon from my craft stash (Hobbycraft)
Tools: Circular and Circular Scalloped Nestabilities. Circular Punch
Sentiment: Created on the computer using 'Constantia' font

8 comments:

Sue said...

Such a beautiful card and matching gift bag. Personalised baby cards are so special. I love the cute image and gorgeous colours.
Sorry to hear you have been unwell, I hope you are feeling better now.
hugs Sue xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Oh this is just beautiful
Love it x

Catherine said...

Awww... This is SO adorable Donna ! I love the image and your fantastic colouring ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Chris D. said...

So adorable!

Pop's Cards said...

Wow these are simply stunning sweetie hugs Pops x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

I hope you are feeling better now Donna? I haven't been about much either so have only just seen this gorgeous post with your cute little baby bear card and gift bag. How adorable this image is and your colouring of it is superb.
Lorraine

marlene kiley said...

What a cutie card. So different and love the color choices you chose.

*Vicki* said...

Oh my word Donna!! Your card is absolutely precious!! :) Love the blue monochrome color and you've done a stunning job with the coloring!! :) Fabulous details on the personal design and the bag is absolutely the sweetest as well with the colors and same image!! Perfect job my friend! HUGS