Pals April Blog Hop: Baby & Children’s Card Ideas

Aprhop_badgeOh, Baby!  It’s time for this month’s Pals Blog Hop!  Today the Stampin’ Pretty Pals are sharing fabulous cards and projects for babies and children that we think you’ll enjoy! You’ve probably hopped over from Stop #11, Kim’s Stampin’ Stuff Blog.  I’m stop number 12 on the Pals Hop and I’m glad you hopped in! I’ll help you “hop along” from blog to blog where you’ll find more great ideas for babies and children.  Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you’ll be back on track.

A special thanks to Stampin’ Pretty Pal Nicole Watt for designing our hop badge and buttons!

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My hop project is destined for my little grand nephew, Madden.

Stampin up blog big shot machine framelits labels punch child birthday card ideaA tiny bit of paper piecing adds a pop to this stamp image from Stampin’ Up! Under the Big Top!

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Simple details and shapes keep the card fresh and “kid-friendly!”

Stamp Sets:  Under the Big Top (Wood-Mount 122875, Clear-Mount 122877), Family Reunion (Wood-Mount 122710, Clear-Mount 122712)
Paper:  Pool Party Designer Series Paper (2011-2013 In Color Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack, 122384), Pool Party (122924), Basic Black (121045), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Basic Black (101179)
Cool Tools:  Extra-Large Oval Punch (119859), Scallop Edge Border Punch (119882), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Stars #2 Originals Die (113461), Framelits Labels Collection (125598)
The Perfect Touch:  2011-2013 In Color Designer Printed Brads (122940), Basic Black 1/2″ Scallop Dots Ribbon (124145), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

 Now hop along for more inspiring ideas from Tiddbits from Dawn, Stop #13 on the Hop! Thanks for “hopping” by!

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  1. Kim Czenszak at Live Love Stamp
  2. Leslie Davis at Lesliesellalicious
  3. Nakaba Rager at My Stampin’ Blog
  4. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  5. Marian Kay at All Aboard the Crafting Train
  6. Max Conrad at Stamp to the Max
  7. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Scrap with Susan
  8. Amanda Cramer at Mrs. C With Style
  9. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog
  10. Nicole Watt at Impressions By Nicole
  11. Kim Luithle at Kim’s Stampin
  12. Mary Fish at Stampin Pretty
  13. Dawn Tidd at Tidd Bits from Dawn
  14. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts
  15. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  16. Mikki Sarkisyan at Mikki’s Creative Corner
  17. Jennifer Takacs at My Stampin’ Blog


  1. wow..what a nice color is my favorite color so that’s why i really liked that card

  2. The colors are fantastic! I love it, Mary!

  3. Love it, the colors are nice and crisp, an all around wonderful card!

  4. Beautiful card Mary! I love your attention to details.

  5. So cute! Love the colours, stars and brads!

  6. I love all of the details of this card, especially the pretty brads!! Beautiful card:)

  7. LOVE the colors! beautiful card:-)

  8. Deb B (Debadoo)

    Great card! Love the colors. The paper piecing and framelit are just the perfect touches.

  9. What an adorable card; love the stars!

  10. Darling card Mary! Simple and full of POW!

  11. So cute, Mary! I love the Labels Framelits and the hint of color with your paper piecing!

  12. So, so, so cute!! What a great color combo!!

  13. Great card, Mary! I love have another idea for that stamp set :o) Happy Birthday to Madden!

  14. I love this card, it is so adorable..Wonderful colors.

  15. I commend you for always using unconventional color combos for traditional themes. What a breath of fresh air.

  16. Love the card, Mary. What a great idea!

  17. Madden is going to love love love this card (well, at least Mommy is going to love this card!). Such a fun card and the colors are simply YUMMY!

  18. j’aime beaucoup ta carte ! elle est magnifique !

  19. Mary … elegance at its finest! The color combo is so pretty and the matching brads … well what can I say but perfection 😉 TFS!

  20. Black and blue has never looked so good! Love the brads on the black stars!

  21. Love your card Mary and all of the cute details!

  22. Insanely cute Mary and I love the paper piercing. So fresh and warm all at the same time. Love the framelits.

  23. This card is SO beautiful! The Framelit looks like it was made JUST for this elephant image….it is perfect!

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