Betsy’s Blossom Baby Inspiration

EXCITING NEWS!! I just found out that my friend and cardio groove instructor (many of you have met her Jocelyn) is pregnant and having ANOTHER baby.  I played with a few challenges today and decided to create this card for her, well maybe. :-)
Betsy's Blossom Baby Card
 I don’t know if she is having a boy or a girl yet, so this card might be too feminine? When it comes to challenge cards I tend to go over the top, you know do things that I wouldn’t normally do if I was making multiples of the same card.  I did something kind of time intensive with the back layer of Whisper White card stock…
I used the following challenges to aid in my creativity
I got the sketch from Sweet Shop, and the color inspiration from Dynamic Duos.  I don’t need to waste time trying to figure out what to make the act of creating it is enough time already :-)
Betsy's Blossom Baby Card

I used the blossom from Betsy’s Blossom set- LOVE that floral image.
Betsy's Blossom Baby Card
 Want to learn how to tie THE perfect bow?  Check out my tutorial HERE!
Betsy's Blossom Baby Card
Ok, so the trick with the embossing folder and the cardstock, it really wasn’t hard but took some time.  

  • I ran my cardstock through my big shot with the Fancy Fan Embssing Folder
  • Then GENTLY swiped my ink pad over the raised pattern of the cardstock
  • then I filled in various recessed spots with, of course TINTED DAZZLING DETAILS
Seriously SO fun and not impossible to create but if you want a project that helps you relax and be creative then this project would be for you.  It just takes some time, thats all…
So here is the list of what I used:


  1. Cute card! I like the way you did the BG embossing. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!

  2. Erin, Just wanted to let you know that I received my kits and they are gorgeouos! Thanks so much!

  3. Great baby card, Erin! Love the detail in the pretty circles and that colored-in embossing folder. Thank so much for joining us this week at Dynamic Duos!! :)

  4. Oh, how pretty Erin. Love the colors and how you built up the circles. The touch of sparkles and dazzling details look awesome! Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

  5. So pretty! Love what you did with that background!! Stunning! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos! :)

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