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Friday, July 10, 2015

Baby Crib Cards

Hooray!  I have been on vacation for a week now- with one more week to go!  The weather has been great!  It has been hard to play in my craft room with all the outside work that I wanted to get done.  But this morning I decided to finish these 2 cards that I have been working on a little bit at a time.  I was inspired by a bunch of crib cards I saw on Pinterest.  It seems they have all been made by "cut files".  I don't have one of those ( not sure I know what that is) but I do have Tim Holtz's bird cage die.  I took 2 of those and overlapped them a bit to make the crib part of the card. 

I bought the ribbon on the bottom of the girl crib from Joann's.  I am thrilled to use it since I have had it for some time.  The giraffe, bear, baby, bottles and pacifier are all Sizzix dies. 
Now I have to admit I used a Jolee sticker for the mobile on the Boy card.  It was so adorable!  I decided to make my own mobile for the girl card.  That is a Spellbinder umbrella die. 
The cards do fold so you can mail them.  I am sure the postage will be greater since I added so much stuff to them.
Here is a picture of the back of the card.  These were fun to work on!  Now back to my gardening!  Oh, I am having a yard sale this weekend too!  Wow, I have forgotten how much work those can be.  But it is fun to meet and talk to people who come to the yard sale.  The weather is supposed to be great too!!  Have a great weekend!


  1. Wow I love these two cards ! Great job. Thanks for sharing your creations. Love to see a video on how u made these crib cards!

  2. Absolutely gorgeous,and innovative using the dies!!!!

  3. Very clever and beautifully done

  4. oh, what beautiful cards/gifts these will make for new parents! You have the most wonderful talent for figuring things using a birdcage die for the crib slats - who else would've thought of that! Good luck on your yard sale - wish I was there to participate (by buying, not helping, of course!) lol

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    1. I may attempt to do a video!! I am back to work on Monday but things may quiet down now. I will see what I can do.

  6. Absolutely gorgeous baby cards!
    I, too, would like to see how you made these.
    Hope you have the time to do a video.

  7. Thank you for your comments! I will work on a video this weekend.

  8. What did you use for the baby, giraffe, bear, and accessories? This is so darn cute !!! I love it !! Well...I love everything you do....!!!

  9. Hi Debbie-
    I used Sizzix dies that I have had forever!,

  10. Hey Chris,
    what a beautiful card!
    I love this so much!!!

    Hugs from Germany

    1. Thanks for your comment, Gaby! Wow, all the way from Germany!

  11. Do you sell these baby cribs?
    I would like to use cribs for centerpieces at the baby shower in June. Do you makes various sizes?
    How much if you sell?
    thank you,

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