July 11, 2011

My Favourite Things...a baby gift project for a friend!

Hey stampin' friends! I worked on this project for a friend this weekend and I thought I would share it with you! My friend and co-worker, Jen, is expecting her second child very soon...a little boy. So exciting!!!! She asked if I could make 5, 5x7 panels to fit inside a frame that she has, to hang it in the baby's room. She has decorated the baby's roon in brown and blue, so I used MME 6x6 paper pad Stella Rose, Hazel pad and she asked that it have a bit of a sports related theme and she wanted some stars in there too.

So, this is what I came up with using some of the My Favorite Things, Pure Innocence stamp sets. I "modified" two the PI stamps into boys and use a few Boy with Dog stamps too. One is actually a digi image from Heather Ellis's Etsy shop. I also used several of my MFT Die-namics dies.

This is the PI Tree Swing set. The leaves are from The Flower Trio and Leaf Die-namics set and I also used the scalloped ribbon border die and Fresh Cut Grass Die-nmaics die with My Favorite Felt.


This is the PI Nap Time stamp set and modified the hair and I used one of the dies from the Sweet Stack Die-nmaics set.


This is a digi image. I used My Favorite Felt and the Flat-bottom cloud Die-namics and the Simply Scallop Die-namics.


This is the PI I get a Kick out of you set. I modified it into a little boy. I used the Fresh cut Grass Die-nmaics die and My Favorite felt. I also used the speech bubble die from the Say What Die-namics and stamp set.

So there ya have it! I am quite happy with how it turned out. I love this paper pad but sadly it is all gone now. I just might have to get another one,smile! Well, I hope Jen likes it. I am going to bring them to work and give them to her today! I will ask her take pic of them in the frame and I will show you how it looks all together!

Well, thanks so much for stopping by and having a wee peek!

Have a stampin' great day!



Paula said...

This is a wonderful project & I love the way you have made it so personal - a tremendous keepsake for the little lad. The colours are so well co-ordinated & I absolutlely love the way you have varied each panel's layout & yet kept the horizontal strip element on each which really adds cohesion.
Paula (PEP)

Sarah said...

Your friend is a very lucky girl! This is beautiful!!

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh my, this is a fabulous project Tara! What a lucky friend you have!!

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous beautiful cards Tara.

ellabella said...

Oh My!! Just delicious Tara, the design, papers, images are beautifully coloured and all those sweet extras. Janine


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