Friday, July 29, 2011

Butterfly Diaper Cake & Card

It must be "baby season", because I have another diaper cake for you today!


 
This confection is for a sweet little girl with a butterfly-themed nursery.  As soon as I saw this paisley ribbon at Hobby Lobby, I knew it was perfect for her pink and green room.  I was still stuck on the topper until a few days ago when she came two weeks early -- uh oh!  Then I found a cute monogram coat hanger on Michael's "fabulous finds" aisle with her initial.

Project Details:
  • Papers - My Mind's Eye - Simply Delightful and Bohemia
  • Cricut Cuts - butterfly from Create a Critter, page 64
  • Cuttlebug Embossing - D'vine Swirls, Kassie's Brocade, Perfectly Paisley, Swiss Dots, Victoria
  • Ribbon - pink satin by Robert Stanley Collection; paisley by The Ribbon Boutique
  • Floral - pink floral bush from Hobby Lobby
  • Other - lots of inking on butterflies with Colorbox petal point pads in green and pinks

I also made a matching card:

Card Details:
  • Card Base - DCWV Brights (A2)
  • Papers - green stripes by American Crafts - Everyday paperpack; pink textured and non-textured cardstock by The Paper Studio; black and white cardstock from scraps
  • Cricut Cuts - butterfly from Create a Critter, page 64; scalloped background from Elegant Edges, page 23
  • Cuttlebug Embossing - inner butterfly wings with D'vine Swirls; scalloped background with Swiss Dots; pink background with Perfectly Paisley
  • Other - inking with pink Colorbox petal point ink pads; ribbon by The Ribbon Boutique; gemstones from Michaels dollar bin

I had so much fun making such a girly project!  It made me fall in love with the Perfectly Paisley embossing folder that had been sitting unopened in my Cuttlebug bin for far too long...now I want to use it on everything!

I'm entering this project into the following challenge:

Queen of My Craftroom:  Mojo Monday Challenge - Create a Critter Cartridge

18 comments:

  1. This is beautiful!! TFS

    Candace
    mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

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  2. Ooooooh, so beautiful! You could seriously go into business with these! I may have to scraplift this for the next baby shower I throw! :) I have that Paisley folder too - and I LOVE it!
    Nita

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  3. So pretty! Love the paisley paper and the embossing is great! :)Amy
    amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh this is just so gorgeous! The topper turned out great! Love it!
    Lisa

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  5. Hi Jessica,great cake and card.Love the butterflies and your paisley embossing on the card.Have a great weekend.
    Jayne x

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  6. What an amazing job. Top notch.

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  7. Great project, nice butterflies!

    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  8. Bee-utiful Buttterfly project & card.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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  9. Wow! I love your project/card combo. So sweet for a baby shower. Great idea.

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  10. Another very pretty cake and matching card. Love those butterflies.

    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations

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  11. This is stunning!!! What a beautiful diaper cake!! Fabulous job as always!

    Hugs,
    Tracey

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  12. This is so beautiful and I love that you made a matching card! :)
    Amy
    redheadedcrafter.blogspot.com

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  13. So cute and sweet... I'm sure mummy will love the gift... TFS Julie

    http://9-2-midnight.blogspot.com/

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  14. Great job. they are both adorable!

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  15. beautiful! and diaper cakes are just the best way to make a pack (or more...) of diapers look not so boring. great job.

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  16. Oh too cute your diaper cake is with the matching card! Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime for our anything goes challenge. :-) Amy

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