12 Baby Announcements

Your bundle of joy has finally arrived, and you want to tell the world! Spread the word with these keepsake birth announcements.
Projects 1-3

Project #1

What You Need:

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  • Photo
  • Patterned paper
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Computer/printer
  • White card stock
  • Ribbon

Instructions:

  1. Cut patterned paper to fit the front of the card base, ink the edges, and attach. In a word processing program, type the baby information in a circle and print on white card stock.
  2. Cut the text into a circle and ink the edges; attach. Crop the photo into a circle and attach; add ribbon pieces inside.

Sources: Patterned paper by KI Memories. Computer font is Arriere Garde downloaded off the Internet. Design by Christina Cole.

Project #2

What You Need:

  • Computer/printer
  • Photo-editing software
  • Digital patterned paper

Instructions:

  1. Using photo-editing software, size the photo to fit on the card front.
  2. Add digital patterned paper, a faux ribbon, and text at the bottom of the card.
  3. Print on photo paper.

Sources: Digital patterned paper, ribbon, and bow by Digital Design Essentials. Computer fonts are Exmouth (script) and Swiss Thin 721 (birth information) downloaded off the Internet. Design by Heather Melzer

Project #3

What You Need:

  • Computer/printer
  • Stickers
  • Rub-on letters
  • Plaque
  • Ribbon

Instructions:

  1. Add stickers and rub-on letters for the title to the printed
    card front.
  2. Attach the plaque and ribbon. Print the baby information inside.

Sources: Card base by American Crafts. Rub-on letters by Doodlebug Design. Plaque by Making Memories. Stickers by K&Company. Design by Shannon Tidwell.

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