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How to create a baby frame/card

Create a Baby Frame/card

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My Favorite Things die. Comes in 4 sizes. The stitches run on the edge of the cut square as well as on the negative edge. I'm using the 3rd smallest die

My Favorite Things die. Comes in 4 sizes. The stitches run on the edge of the cut square as well as on the negative edge. I'm using the 3rd smallest die

Tom Holtz stamp

Tom Holtz stamp

Cut a white cardstock at 5.5" x 5.5". That's the size I'm working on

Cut a white cardstock at 5.5" x 5.5". That's the size I'm working on

I wanted the dies to be in the middle of the paper so I'm leaving a border of 0.25" around the paper and using a pencil to denote where I'm cutting the 4 stitched dies

I wanted the dies to be in the middle of the paper so I'm leaving a border of 0.25" around the paper and using a pencil to denote where I'm cutting the 4 stitched dies

This is how it looks after cutting the 4 squares. Erase the pencil marks

This is how it looks after cutting the 4 squares. Erase the pencil marks

Cut an acetate the same size at 5.5" x 5.5" and use scor tape to adhere to paper.

Cut an acetate the same size at 5.5" x 5.5" and use scor tape to adhere to paper.

Cut another white cardstock at same size of 5.5" x 5.5". Place the 1st paper over it and pencil over the 4 "windows" onto the 2nd card. This is for ease of stamping

Cut another white cardstock at same size of 5.5" x 5.5". Place the 1st paper over it and pencil over the 4 "windows" onto the 2nd card. This is for ease of stamping

Stamp your images using Memento ink. Erase pencil marks

Stamp your images using Memento ink. Erase pencil marks

Colour them in with Copic markers! :) I love this part!

Colour them in with Copic markers! :) I love this part!

I used Wink of Stella clear glitter to add shine to certain parts of the stamped images. Here's a closeup

I used Wink of Stella clear glitter to add shine to certain parts of the stamped images. Here's a closeup

Add foam tape to the acetate of the card. I adhered foam tape around the edge of the "windows" as I wasn't sure if I had wanted to add embellishments inside them like a shaker. I didn't.

Add foam tape to the acetate of the card. I adhered foam tape around the edge of the "windows" as I wasn't sure if I had wanted to add embellishments inside them like a shaker. I didn't.

The finished look. From here, you can either create a card, a frame or rest it on an easel stand.

The finished look. From here, you can either create a card, a frame or rest it on an easel stand.

If you want to use it as a standing frame, better to adhere a thick cardboard behind it for strength

If you want to use it as a standing frame, better to adhere a thick cardboard behind it for strength

As a standing frame, backed it with a frame backing

As a standing frame, backed it with a frame backing

As a frame

As a frame

You can personalized it by adding the name of the child or replacing one of the stamped images with a photo of the baby!

You can personalized it by adding the name of the child or replacing one of the stamped images with a photo of the baby!

On a easel stand. Hope you guys had fun!

On a easel stand. Hope you guys had fun!

  • White cardstock
  • My Favorite Things In and Out stitched square die
  • Tim Holtz mini blueprints 8 CMS231 stamp
  • Scortape, foam tape
  • Acetate
  • Menento tuxedo black inkpad
  • Copic Ciao markers
  • Cardboard/easel stand/frame stand