Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Welcome Paul Maximilian

Hello Crafters,

my niece had a little son a while back (makes me feel so old, my sister is a granny now).
And today I'd finally like to show you the card I created for his birth. 



I didn't want the card to be too cutesy-baby, because it's not really the parents' style. I went for something more classy and timeless. 

I chose some off white card stock for the card base. As I didn't have a large bold star stamp, I used a die by Paper Smooches to create my own fun foam stamp. Then I stamped the stars with antique linen ink. The impressions are not perfect, which makes it look a bit distressed. But that was fine with me, it suited the card.

I adhered alphabet stickers for the name and some tiny wood veneer stars I still had for embellishments. 

It's a  very simple card, but I love how it turned out. That's it from me today, hope you have a great time
Ela



Challenges:

Paper Smooches: Anything goes
Stempelküche: Personalisiert
Simon says Stamp: For a child (I hope this card qualifies, despite the non-childlike style)

4 comments:

  1. Gefällt mir absolut, liebe Ela! Mehr braucht es nicht und Du zeigst hier wunderbar, dass wenig so super schön sein kann!
    LG

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  2. You did this with a piece of fun foam? Amazing, I'll have to try that, too!

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  3. Richtig schön und wirklich zeitlos, die Karte ist bestimmt toll angekommen bei den Eltern, wenn sie es klassisch mögen. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei der Stempelküche-Challenge! LG Biggi

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  4. This is such a SWEET CAS card! Love the stars! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “For a Child” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

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