Sunday, 14 August 2016

New Baby Thank You Cards using Brushwork Alphabet by Stampin' Up

New Baby Thank You Cards using Brushwork Alphabet by Stampin' Up



We felt completely overwhelmed by love and good wishes following Alex's arrival last month.

Thank you to everybody that has send me a message of congratulations - it really means so much and I am incredibly touched. 

I wanted to send some cards out to family and friends to say thank you for all the lovely cards and presents we were inundated with. 

Now, for a little confession, in the fuzzy first few sleep deprieved weeks of being a new mum again, I actually considered buying some cards to send !!!!!

I really liked the cards that used a photo montage but gosh - were they expensive. I just couldn't bring myself to buy some.

I decided to try and replicate the look myself.



I put together a montage of some of our favourite pictures using a free App and then printed these off onto photo paper.

The picture was matted on Pool Party card stock on a Bermuda Bay card base.

I inked up my new Brushwork Alphabet stamp set for the first time to print the word Alex.

I must say I am really loving this stamp set - very easy to line up the letters and the result is very elegant.



I fussy cut out his name - popped it up on dimensionals in the middle of the picture and voila, 20 personal thank you cards in less than an hour at a fraction of the cost of buying them ready made.





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Caroline x x


2 comments:

  1. You are extremely CRAFTY!!!!!!!!!!! Love the BrushStroke alpha set...really adds a cool look to your Thank you Cards! Know everyone who receives one will love them. Good for you to replicate what you loved and saved money - hard being a new mom and trying to create something....your daughter is adorable...a mini-you! CONGRATULARIONS ON YOUR ADORABLE SON!!!!!!!!! Looks like he has an adoring big sister too! Enjoy your week...and be very proud of yourself!

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