Project Ideas for the Perfect Baby Shower: Part 2

Hosting a baby shower gives you the opportunity to create fun party decor to have at the shower.  Whether it is a fun banner, a mom-to-be corsage, or a card to welcome the baby–Creative Memories Hello Baby Collection is the perfect fit for creating these party pieces.

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To create the “It’s a Girl” banner, you will need:

Step 1: Using the CCS-Circles, cut out 12 circles from white cardstock using the inside of the medium circle with the green blade.

Step 2: Using the CCS-Circles, cut out 8 circles from the coral paper using the inside of the medium circle with theblue blade.

Step 3: Using the CCS-Circles, cut out 4 circles from the mint green colored paper using the inside of the medium circle with the blue blade.

Step 4: Using the CCS-Circles, cut out 8 circles from the mint green paper using the inside of the small circle with the red blade.

Step 5: Using the CCS-Circles, cut out 12 circles from the pink paper using the inside of the medium circle with the red blade.

Step 6: Layer all of the circles together.

Step 7: Add the alphabet stickers to the center of each circle to spell out “It’s A Girl”. Add icon stickers to the circles that will go in between each word.

Step 8: Punch holes into the tops of the circles using a hole punch.

Step 9: Thread the ribbon through the circles.

Step 10: Hang to display.
To create the “mom-to-be” corsage shown above, you will need:

Step 1: Cut one circle from the pink paper using the outside of the small circle with the green blade.

Step 2: Cut one circle from the white cardstock using the outside of the small circle with the red blade.

Step 3: Cut one circle from the mint green colored paper using the inside of the large circle using the red blade.

Step 4: Cut one circle from the yellow paper using the yellow paper using the inside of the large circle with the green blade.

Step 5: Layer the circles together.

Step 6: Using the Button Chain Cartridge, punch out several strips of buttons from the coral patterned paper.

Step 7: Cut slits in between each button with a scissors. Adhere along the back side of the outer edge of the largest circle to create a scalloped edge.

Step 8: Add the stickers to the center circle to say “Mom to Be”. Add the stickers and die cut to the front of the circles using foam squares. Add pearl gem to the center of the bow.

Step 9: Cut several lengths of paper strips to create the “ribbon” hanging from the corsage. Adhere the strips to the back side of the circles, along with some varying strips of the button chain strips.

Step 10: Cut a small strip of paper to adhere the safety pin to the back side of the corsage.

 

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To create the card, you will need:

Step 1: Cut a piece of white cardstock to measure 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”. Fold in half.

Step 2: Cut a piece of the pink paper to measure 5-1/2” x 4-1/4”. Adhere to the front of the card.

Step 3: Cut a piece of the cream colored paper to measure 5-1/2” x 4-1/4”. Adhere at an angle to the front of the card. Trim away the excess that is hanging over the cardstock.

Step 4: Adhere the stickers to the card using foam squares.

Step 5: Use the black pen to “doodle” along the edge of the cream paper.

Step 6: Add the pink pearls below the stickers.

 

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To create the card, you will need:

Step 1: Cut a piece of white cardstock to measure 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”. Fold in half.

Step 2: Cut scrap pieces of paper to measure 1-1/2” by random widths to adhere along the bottom of the card.

Step 3: Using the Border Maker-Button Chain Cartridge, punch a strip from the mint green colored paper. Cut to measure 5-1/2”.

Step 4: Cut a narrow strip from the coral colored paper. Weave through the buttons. Adhere to the front of the card  using foam squares.

Step 5: Adhere the stickers to the front of the card saying “thank you”.

Have any fab baby shower party crafts you’ve seen? We’d love to hear your favorites!

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