Hey Love Baby Boy Card

I have finally reached that point in my life when all my friends from university and school are having babies! I know that I’m in amongst them too, but I don’t generally make cards for myself, I do however always send a gift and a hand made card to welcome their new arrival.

One of my university girls had a beautiful baby boy in mid-February, and although I made the card the day she told us he had arrived I didn’t get around to buying the gift until last weekend! So, this is going out a little later than I would have hoped. However, I always buy baby clothes and generally size WAY up (like 6-9 months!) so I know that this isn’t going to be wasted!

Hey Love Baby Boy card using Stampin' Up! supplies with StampinByHannha

At this point I have to admit that I really don’t own that many baby / children’s stamp sets (I know that this is going to change!) and so reached for a stamp set with some really cute images instead. Hey Love is really a Valentines set, but I think it totally works for baby cards too! (or birthdays, or just because!)

I stamped the Otter in Memento Black ink and used Smoky Slate Blends to colour him in, with a hint of Flirty Flamingo for that heart.

Welcome Little One Baby card using Animal Outings from Stampin' Up! with StampinByHannah

The sentiment is from Animal Outings, which Stampin’ Up! doesn’t list as a Baby set, but it does have this perfect Welcome Little One Sentiment.

I thought the card was a little plain, so used the Basket Weave embossing folder to add some texture and finished the card with a cute bow of Whisper White Bakers Twine.

What’s your go to set for baby / children’s cards? I would LOVE to know in the comments box below…

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