Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Baby Congratulations

Today is my turn on the Momenta blog to do a tutorial, so I decided to share the tutorial with you here as well!
Paper sizes:
Card base (1) in Brown:  5 1/2" x 8"
Mats (2) in Light Yellow: 5 1/4" x 3 3/4"
Border Strips (3) in Brown:  3 9/16" x 1 1/2"
Inside Strip (1) in Brown:  3 1/2" x 1"
Under Border Strips (4) in Pattern Paper:  3 9/16" x 1/2"
The first step is to take the Card base and fold in half to create a 5 1/2" x 4" card.  Punch the two right corners with a 1/4" corner rounder punch.  Corner punch the two mats on the two right corners.  Adhere one to the top of the card and the other to the inside of the card, centering.
Next, border punch the three border strips then add adhesive to the back of each strip.  Place the small pattern paper pieces under the decorative edge so that the pattern is showing through.  With the fourth pattern paper piece, add it to the top of one of the border strips.  Layer the border pieces on top of each other then add to the left side of the card as shown below:
Add stitching with a pen/marker and adhere the Congratulations sticker:
 The final step is to add in the "Welcome to the World" sticker to the Inside Strip piece and adhere to the inside mat as shown:
Cardstock:  Textured Cardstock, Brown from Earthtones and Yellow from Primary (Momenta)
Pattern Paper:  Simply Perfect Page Kit, Baby (Momenta, PK-2134)
Stickers:  Simply Perfect Page Kit, Baby (Momenta, PK-2134)
Punches:  1/4" Corner (Zutter) and Border (EK Success)


Sherri Thompson said...

Jamie, this is so adorable! thanks for sharing!

Jingle said...

I love this!!! This is SUCH a cute card! The borders look fantastic!

joeygirl86 said...

So cute! I love how you used the borders! :)

Pat said...

This is adorable! Love the colors.

AJ said...

That's really cool! Great work!

Sammye Jo said...

totally digging that sun!!!!

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