Welcome Bunny Pastel New Baby Card

by Joanne James2. March 2020 20:30

Happy Monday everyone! I need to have a productive week this week - my to-do list is long! - this week's post maybe a little short and sweet - so let's go!


I still had the 'Welcome Easter' stamp set out on my desk having made this card last week, so decided to use the colours over at Just Add Ink where I haven't managed to play along in a while (hello lovely JAI ladies!) and this week's CAS(E) This Sketch layout from the lovely Brian King and an altogether different look to create a sweet baby card - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I grabbed a piece of Pleased As Punch DSP for the pink check layer and added a horizontal piece with a stitched diecut border detail before anchoring with my bunny. I stamped him on Shimmery White cardstock in Smoky Slate, then used my aquapainter to colour him in, keeping the colours soft and muted and layered on a scalloped circle.

Now whilst I used the CAS(E) This Sketch layout, I may well get thrown out with this card as I broke my own clean and simple rule here - not only did I add a sprinkle of adhesive-backed sequins, but I also tied the Soft Sea Foam panel with a piece of Whisper White crinkle seam binding ribbon! In my defence, this ribbon is so soft and lightweight, it squishes to nothing (good for cards that need to be mailed!) and I kind of figured since it was a new baby card, a little embellishment makes it special. Not much of a defence to Brian and the CTS design team - if it helps, I used this sketch for another card that I'm going to share later in the week that is perfectly CAS in everyway, as Mary Poppins would say. 

So what do you think - is that little guy sweet or what?! He reminds me of Thumper from the Disney classic 'Bambi', (another Disney reference - not that I'm counting down to a special vacation to the happiest place on earth or anything...) but I digress...! 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with some exciting Sale-A-Bration news so do come back to find out more. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (5) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
3/2/2020 10:34:32 PM #

He is as cute as can be!!  I agree, he does look a bit like THumper!  I hope you have a productive week...I need one of them too!


VickyUnited Kingdom
3/3/2020 12:29:44 PM #

It might not be the CAS-est card on earth Joanne, but it's gorgeous and definitely just right for a new arrival! I've been drooling over these soft colours too but I think we need the clocks to go backwards by 48 hours or so! You must be SO excited about your holiday! Vicky x


Kim Badelt
Kim BadeltAustralia
3/4/2020 8:27:16 AM #

This is such an adorable baby card Joanne. You mixed the perfect elements to complement that sweet bunny! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week, it's always a pleasure having you play along with us! Kim


Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
3/4/2020 1:05:22 PM #

Super sweet card Joanne.  This could be an Easter card or Baby card I think.  Very cute.  Chantell Just Add Ink x x


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/8/2020 6:51:24 PM #

Very sweet! I like the stitched and scalloped edged to that strip of soft sea foam. The bow is generous and lovely. Great card!


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