Friday, September 27, 2013

Baby Stats Punch Art

Happy Friday!

Today's share is a little unique.  I found a company through my Pinterest travels that had a wonderful idea to create wall art for new parents reflecting details of their babies birth.  The images were created via computer software (if I had to guess I'd say similar to My Digital Studio) but I thought it would be fun to try it the good ole fashioned punch art way!

A girlfriend had a baby boy a little over a month ago so I jumped on the chance to put the idea into use.  I wanted the image to reflect his room as closely as possible and I think I came fairly close.  His room is painted a Smoky Slate color, his furniture is white and his bedding is a multi colored neutral Chevron pattern - pretty neat huh?

The view in the window reflects the time of day he was born, the clock on the wall shows the exact time he was delivered, and the calendar is turned to the month, day, and year he was born.  The little floating balloon is stamped with his weight and the little giraffe height chart marks his length.  As a finishing touch I added a stuffed "Yoshi" in the corner of the room to represent his very first gift from his big brother.

I absolutely love making things like this - it let's me be really personal and a little challenged at the same time (let me just say that the Chevron quilt was a labor of love and patience LOL) plus its such a great keepsake that can be framed in a shadow box and kept out on display in the baby's room.


Stamp sets: Zoo Babies
Cardstock: Smoky Slate, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Basic Gray, Basic Black, Blushing Bride, Midnight Muse, Pool Party, Tempting Turquoise, Gumball Green, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White, Sweater Weather DSP
Ink: White Craft, Smoky Slate, Chocolate Chip, Crisp Cantaloupe, Gumball Green
Punches: 1 1/4" circle, Cupcake Builder, Owl Builder, Small Oval, Large Oval, Modern Label, Window
Accessories: Oval Framelits, Window Frame Framelits, Chevron embossing folder, white gel pen, Stylus Tool, Tombow adhesive, Tempting Turquoise baker's twine, Mini Brads, Markers, Sponges, My Digital Studio

Hope you enjoyed this one!  I'll be back on Monday with the promised 'Minion Love' tutorial so check back!  Have a wonderful weekend!
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Cathie said...

Absolutely adorable

Kris McIntosh said...

What an absolutely gorgeous gift for a new baby. I love it and I bet the parents did too.

Sierra Crafter said...

What a cute, fun, unique, special gift. I'm sure the parents apprciate thelove you put into it.

Mary said...

They will love it! Adorable!

Luv 2 Cre8 With U said...

Adorable and such a creative idea! I love it! What a wonderful keepsake! Thanks for sharing with all of us.

Donna said...

What an absolutely adorable idea!!! Now I just need to find someone that's having a baby to make one for! :)

Thank you for sharing. This is awesome!

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