Friday, October 31, 2008

10/31 Such a Cute Romper!


I've never made a baby romper card, but when I saw this one that Cindy Malone made . . . I just had to try it! Thank you, Cindy! I started out trying to explain how I did everything and then I gave up . . . got the camera out and made this mini tutorial. A picture is worth a 1,000 words, right?

First I punched out three 1 1/4" holes from three scraps of Bella Rose DSP. The punched out holes I discarded.

Then, I flipped my Scallop Circle Punch upside down and going back over the punched out hole in my Bella Rose scrap I centered the Scallop Circle evenly over the punched hole opening.


When punched out, I was left with a perfectly even scallop circles with holes in them that I will use for the collar and the leg openings.


I used dots of Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue to adhere the circles onto my card as shown. I started the shape by measuring down 1 1/2" down for each sleeve and made a pencil line towards the center on each side for 3/4 of an inch. I did not make the long pencil line to define the shape until after I punched out the collar and the leg openings.

To punch out the opening, I just went back in with my 1 1/4" Circle Punch flipped upside down and punched out the three openings.


Here's another picture showing how I went back in over the scallop circle ring to punch out the collar opening.



The next step is to trim off the overhang off the scalloped rings.


Then I took my ruler and drew in the lines that defined the shape of my card. Once this long triangle is cut out, you have your romper! To make the sleeves, I just used the Scallop Edge Punch on the Bella Rose DSP and cut it down to size.

Supplies I used to create this card:
Stamps: Punches Three (level one hostess)
Paper: Pretty in Pink, Pink Pirouette, Bella Rose DSP
Ink: Riding Hood Red
Accessories: Ruby Red Marker to define the scallop edges, Wide Oval Punch, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Scallop Edge Punch, Earth Elements Brads, Ruler

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8 comments:

Susan (rainy) said...

Kay this darling!! And thank you for that AWESOME tutorial. YES... a picture is worth 1000 words!! I've got a third granddaughter expected to arrive soon. This is perfect!

gina said...

Hi kay, Love the tutorial,it does make it more easy, I gotta try it! I sent the $ today! thanks...Gina F

Dolce Deb's Designs said...

This is adorable and thanks for the great tutorial. I willl have to give this one a try.

Debbie/Phx AZ

Nancy Riley said...

Kay, this has got to be one of the cutest onesie cards I've ever seen! Your tutorial is FABULOUS!!!!

Cindy Malone said...

I think this is the best "Girl" onesie I've seen. Too Cute. Seems I always have to make Boy cards! TFS :-)

Silli said...

OMG! I need a babycard...! Thanks for sharing Kay! great tutorial!

Happylittlestamper said...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful tutorial. It is awesome
Michelle

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

This is just darling -- great tutorial!!!