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7.17.2010

Waltzingmouse Blog Hop :: New Baby



Hey there! I decided to come back today to share another card for Waltzingmouse's Waltz. The challenge was to use shades of blue and green. I focused on softer hues of the color combination and highlighted the blue a little more than the green.

Instructions
  1. Trim rustic cream cardstock to 4" x 5.25" and stamp polka dotted background.
  2. Add distress ink the the entire stamped background and edges.
  3. Stamp scalloped border image on white cardstock and cut out.
  4. Add twine treatment, then adhere to polka dot background stamped cardstock.
  5. Adhere green cardstock to the back of the chipboard frame.
  6. Add distress ink to the frame and green cardstock, then stamp sentiment.
  7. Pop chipboard frame off polka dotted background stamped cardstock.
  8. Add flower.
  9. Mat on green A2 card base.
Tips & Tricks
  • Stamping Off - To achieve a softer hue, stamp off on scrap paper, then onto your project. I used this technique for the polka dotted background as well as the scalloped border.
Supplies

Stamps :: Waltzingmouse Stamps - say it with style, faux fun, off beat backgrounds
Ink :: PTI - aqua mist; Ranger - tea dye, antique linen; Tsukineko - versafine (vintage sepia)
Cardstock :: PTI - rustic cream, spring moss
Embellishments :: May Arts - twine; Prima - flower; Tattered Angels - chipboard frame

Thanks so much for waltzing by! Enjoy your weekend.




On SUNDAY, JULY 18, I will share my reveal and you don't want to miss these sneak peeks!

34 comments:

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Beautiful card, the new parents should frame in their child's room?

Helen said...

Ashley, this card is so soft and beautiful - the frame is exquisite. Love the shades of blue and green you've chosen too x

Lee said...

So soft and lovely. Great shades of blue and green for a baby card.

cbuswell said...

Beautiful, elegant and soft, love it!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Beautiful Ashley. Lovely design and yummy vintage goodness. I hope to see you at CHA in Chicago!

Sandie said...

OMGosh, I just LOVE this card. The distressed look is fabulous!

Karen B. said...

Beautiful shabby chic card, a great twist for a baby.

Bonnie said...

Beautiful and delicate Ashley - love the gorgeous rose and vintage frame! Thanks for waltzing with us this month!

Kate Lewis said...

This is gorgeous Ashley - I love the subtle shades of blue and green you've used, so soft and gentle and perfect for a baby card. Have a good weekend! Kate x

Angie Tieman said...

How pretty! Love the soft colors and how you used that frame!

Antje said...

I love your style and the soft colours you used! The frame you used is wonderful and the twine just makes everything perfect!

Julia Aston said...

What wonderful soft colors on this pretty baby card Ashley! I love your bg stamping and that lovely frame!

Jennifer Holmes said...

Very pretty card...that frame is perfect!

Groetjes Lenet said...

very beautiful!

Jen said...

Such a sweet card.
Thank you for sharing

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Oh, this is so shabby BEAUTIFUL! Love every little thing about this soft beauty!

Joanne Gilch said...

So soft and so subtle....lovely precious baby card

Cassie_lu said...

beautiful vintage card

Ann said...

Perfectly beautiful and elegant card - must be for a very beautiful baby!

Ren-Yi said...

beautiful inspiration as usual. love that little adorable flower.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Ashley! Love that polka dot stamped background!

Claire Brennan said...

Yep, this should be framed Ashley, it is so very pretty! I love that you used the broderie anglaise border!!! Thank you so much for waltzing with us @ Waltzingmouse Stamps!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Quintessentially you, Ashley! Pure loveliness!!!

Wendy said...

Your blog and cards are amazing. Thank you so much for sharing.

Charmaine Stack said...

A very soft and pretty vintage baby card. Lovely.

Alice Wertz said...

love the soft colors! gorgeous baby card!

Vera said...

Love the vintage look of your card! It's absolutely stunning!

jan said...

Beautiful baby card!

LaurieJ said...

This card is absolutely lovely! I love the soft muted colors and the detail.

Tammy said...

This is just beautiful and lovely! Quite stunning!
~Tammy~

anya said...

Just beautiful, Ashley! I love the muted colors and vintage feel! So glad you could waltz with us!

Tracey Cuccia said...

oh my goodness!! Love these soft beautiful colors -- this card is just magnificent :) WOW!!

Paper doll said...

OOHH like the shabby,vintage look.

Tiffany said...

This is really beautiful, love the simple elegance of it!

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