Friday, April 22, 2022

Plaid Baby Card Duo - Simon Says Stamp Happy and Joyful Release Hop Day 2

Good morning! Excited today to be joining in on Day 2 of an incredible blog hop to celebrate the BRAND NEW Hello Gorgeous Release from Simon Says Stamp! Make sure and check out all the inspiration with this new release AND link up your creations as you receive your orders HERE in the Galleries created just for this release! And check out the graphic below to receive a FREE Garden Party sticker sheet with any purchase and the coupon code below through April 24, 2022 as well - while supplies last (code expires at 11:59 PM EDT)!!! 


I'm sharing this set of two baby cards - I always love making cards in pairs or multiples, and these were perfect to have a girl and boy one on hand! 


As soon as I saw the Soft Plaid background stamp, I thought of baby cards - how convenient that there was the perfect die in this release as well! I created an emboss resist background, by heat embossing it with clear embossing powder, then blending either Rose or Seafoam ink over it - leaving it softer around the edges so it faded out to white near the outer edges.


Isn't that background dreamy? And I love the Baby Words die - it has the word baby in two different fonts. Maybe it's just me, but I thought one was a little more girly, and one was a bit more simple for a boy! For each card, I layered up 3 die cuts for some added dimension before adhering on my custom backgrounds.


And then the added sentiments came from the new Time to Party stamp set. While this is totally a birthday stamp set...doesn't it strangely fit to use those sentiments to celebrate a "birth" day? I stamed those in black on thin strips of white cardstock, and mounted with foam.


Finally, a few sparkly coordinating Pinkfresh jewels finish these cards off!


GIVEAWAY INFO:
Simon Says will be giving a $25 gift certificate to their online store at each stop along the hop - so make sure and leave a comment before you leave for a chance to win! Winners will be announced next Wednesday on the Simon Says Stamp Blog.

Product links are all below - including affiliate links where possible, which simply means that if you use one of the links below, I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks so much for supporting my blog, and stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!!


55 comments:

  1. These are adorable!!! Love them!

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  2. These are perfect cards for my grand twins, a boy and a girl. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. Love that plaid background stamp

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  4. Baby cards are the first thing I thought of also when I saw the plaid. Love these!

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  5. These are so sweet! I love that plaid stamp!

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  6. Such a good idea to do these in pairs - both are very pretty

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  7. Really cute. And I like the sentiments. I celebrate every baby's existence....

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  8. Sweet cards! I love the plaid backgrounds!

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  9. Very cute cards. I love that back ground stamp. tyfs :)

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  10. The plaid looks great in either colorway.

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  11. Love these adorable cards, Heather! Yes, I think the fonts of the Baby dies are definitely meant to be one for a boy and one for a girl. The plaid background is perfect for these cards.

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  12. These baby cards are darling!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  13. I love these sweet cards. The colors are beautiful and the Soft Plaid background stamp is perfect.

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  14. These are a perfect baby card design but this design could be adapted so easily for other occasions! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. So lovely! I think I will have to pick up that background stamp, it looks so darling!

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  16. Love the baby cards and inspiration for a soon to be another grandchild for us. Love that plaid stencil.

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  17. your baby cards are so sweet - thanks for the ideas

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  18. Such Adorable baby cards!!! I can't wait to get this plaid background stamp!!!

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  19. Great idea using the plaid stamp for baby cards.
    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  20. So pretty. I love those plaid backgrounds.

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  21. I knew when I saw it that I was gonna love the plaid stamp. You proved it. Very sweet cards.

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  22. Pretty! Never knew plaid could look so good in pastels!

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  23. I love the pastel plaid! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  24. Such sweet baby cards! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  25. The plaid background looks wonderful for baby cards.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  26. Such beautiful baby cards!! Thank you for the inspiration!

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  27. The plaid makes a great background. Nice

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  28. I love this CAS card! Good to remember this when a quick card is needed!

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  29. Love how you used that background stamp. Beautiful!

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  30. I'm a plaid lover myself lol! These are so soft and beautiful, I love the look of inking over white embossing!

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  31. These are so sweet and adorable!

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  32. Heather cute baby cardsl thank goodness it’s out of my stage in life but cute

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  33. Heather cute baby cardsl thank goodness it’s out of my stage in life but cute

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  34. Such sweet simple designs, really cool!

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  35. Sweet! Very nice baby cards! Delightful! Cute!

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  36. Sweet baby cards with the plaid.

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  37. Such sweet baby cards! Love the soft colors and design!

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  38. I totally need to make some baby cards. These are swee.

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  39. These are gorgeous baby cards! Love the delicate colours and simple design! Thanks so much for the great inspiration! :)

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  40. Oh Baby! Those plaids are perfect! Really sweet designs!

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  41. Such a sweet design for a baby card!

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  42. Love that plaid stamp. The cards look
    jut like material used for baby blankets.
    Great cards. thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  43. What beautiful baby cards! I love the clean simplicity of them both!

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  44. I love this idea of using the plaid stamp for baby cards.

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  45. Such sweet baby cards Heather. Your work is ALWAYS inspiring❣ Thank you!

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  46. Love how you used this new product!

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  47. So pretty and what a great idea to make a pink and blue version at the same time. Hugz

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  48. Nice share for the set. Good color selections.

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