Recipe Card: Baby Boy

Materials used:

Patterned Papers: Alison Ellis Design - Bubs n Buds range
Cardstock - Bazzill Dotted Swiss in Salt
My Cuts Card - Alison Ellis Design - Bubs n Buds range
Buttons - Free gift from magazine
Floss (or embroidery thread) - WeR Memory Keepers - Goldenrod (yellow)
Paper Punches - Martha Stewart Daisy and Dovecraft Corner Rounder
Ink Pad - Jenni Bowlin for Ranger Dye Ink Pad - Soap Powder
Zig Journal Pen - Pure Black


Used Bazzill 12" x 12" Dotted Swiss cardstock as the base and inked the edges using ink pad.
Cut Baby Boy 'Circles' paper to size 4" x 9" and rounded the corners using corner rounder punch.  Inked the edges and adhered to left hand side of layout.
Cut Baby Boy 'Block' and used yellow shade to size 3" x 4 1/2" and rounded the corners using corner rounder punch.  Inked the edges and adhered to the previous layer, overlapping at the left slightly.
Cut Baby Boy 'Light Stripes' paper size 7" x 7 3/4" and round the corners using corner rounder punch.  Ink the edges and adhered over the previous two layers.
Cut Baby Boy 'Block' (blue shade) to size 4.5" x 6.5" and round the corners with corner rounder punch.  Inked the edges and adhered in the middle of the 'Light Stripes' layer.  Added photograph (4" x 6") to the middle of this paper.
Cut a strip of 'Light Stripes' paper to size 11" x 1" and inked the edges.  Adhered to the bottom of the patterned layered papers.
Hand cut two 'banner' shapes from Baby Boy 'Dots' and 'Block' (blue shade).
Using yellow floss sewed through the two larger buttons (twice) and fastened off at back.  Adhered buttons to banner shapes using double-sided foam tape.  Adhered button banner shapes to Light Stripes strip at left of layout using double-sided foam tape.
Hand cut the words 'Name' and 'Date' and plain journal boxes from the MyCuts sheet.  Inked the edges.  Adhered to the layout (at the right hand side).
Hand cut 'Baby Boy' word from MyCuts sheet and attach to a circle of yellow block paper to form title block.  Inked the edges of both.  Attach to layout using double-sided foam tape.
Punched six daisy shapes from Martha Stewart paper punch and layered them up in twos (using double-sided foam tape in between each layer).  Added a small yellow button to the centre of each flower and attached to layout.