Pink Ducky Congratulations

July 10, 2014

Howdy! It’s Debra, glad to be with you today!

One of my favorite of the new July release dies is the Rubber Ducky set. It’s so cute! I kept envisioning the sweet ducky in pink and blue for a baby card and that was my inspiration for today’s project – a congratulations baby card for a little girl.

ECD July 10 finished 2a P1060719

Here’s how I made it:

1. Fold a 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of white cardstock in half to form a A2 size card base. Cut yellow pattern paper to 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 , ink edges brown and adhere to card front.

2. Cut another piece of white cardstock to 5 x 3 3/4. Die cut Congratulations on the top left using Congratulations Stand Up Helper. Trim top flush with bottom of word.

3. Cut pink pattern paper to 4 1/4 x 3 1/2, ink edges and adhere to center of Congratulations cardstock from previous step. Adhere to card front using pop dots or foam adhesive.

4. Die cut ducky and wing from pink Velvet Adhesive (for a boy, use light blue Velvet Adhesive).
Die cut beak from yellow cardstock, eye from white cardstock and bow (from Ornament Set 3) from yellow pattern paper.

ECD july 10 diecuts 1 P1060703

5. Assemble duck. I also made a boy duck – isn’t he cute! I’ll be using this one for a baby boy card on my blog later this month so stay tuned!

ECD July 10 ducks 1a P1060709

6. Die cut banner pieces from Karen Burniston’s Lots of Pops in yellow pattern paper and plain yellow cardstock. Stamp and cut out letters. Adhere to banners then to white twine. (TIP: only add a small glue dot to the inner bottom of each piece in order to move and adjust the banners).

7. Add banner to top of Congratulations as shown using small glue dots in the corners. Tie bows and adhere to each end of twine.

8. Die cut white and yellow pattern paper flowers. Using a small hole punch, punch out centers from scrap of pink Velvet Adhesive and adhere to center of flowers. To create dimension, place flowers on a piercing pad and cup using a ball stylus or the back of a pen, anything with a rounded end will work.

9. To complete the card, adhere ducky as shown using pop dots or foam adhesive. Add flowers around the base of ducky using a small glue dot on the back in the center of each flower. By adding the glue dot in the center of the flower, the petals can remain cupped up.

Here is another picture of the completed card.

ECD July 10 finished 2a P1060719

I hope you enjoyed making our pink ducky friend today. Using boy themed papers and the blue ducky you could easily convert this sketch into a baby boy card as well.

Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:

778-Lots of Pops
728- Bunch of Flowers 1
927-Ornament Set 3 (Available mid-July)
920-Rubber Ducky (Available mid-July)
935-Congratulations Stand Up Helper (Available mid-July)
409-Pink Velvet Adhesive Sheets
408-Blue Velvet Adhesive Sheets

Other Products used:

White, Yellow cardstock- Bazzill
Yellow pattern paper- Graphic 45
Pink pattern paper- Onthedotpaper
Brown Ink- Vintage Photo
Foam Adhesive
Glue Dots
Piercing Pad- Bazzill
Ball Stylus

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  • Reply Mary Prasad July 12, 2014 at 7:37 am

    Very cute card!

  • Reply virginia July 11, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    Love your card. The colors are great. I can also imagine it in blue or maybe green, or purple.

  • Reply Yoly G. July 11, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Lovely card! Great directions. Planning to make a few of them later today!

  • Reply Suzanne Ponce (sue) July 10, 2014 at 11:50 pm

    How adorable, great card for a baby shower!!!

  • Reply Karen Aicken July 10, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    I think this is just ADORABLE! What a cute way to use the Rubber Ducky. In never thought of pink and yellow together for a baby card. LOVE it.

  • Reply chernanasliltots July 10, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    To cute!

  • Reply dyeandpigment55 July 10, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Just how cute is that duck!!!

  • Reply Robbye Thomas July 10, 2014 at 9:03 am

    Adorable. I need that now for the new baby down the street. I guess I’m going to have to use another one I made in your class. Great job.

  • Reply Nancy VanDevnader July 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    What a cute card! I hope it is added to the new baby’s scrapbook, I am sure the recipient will love it. You have picked fun color choices for the card. Thanks for sharing

  • Reply Raquel Mason July 10, 2014 at 8:25 am

    So adorable & cute! Love the Rubber Ducky in velvet.

  • Reply barbara macaskill July 10, 2014 at 8:19 am

    This is too adorable for words! You could do it in yellow or light green and it would be generic. LOVE IT!

  • Reply Marge Burns July 10, 2014 at 8:12 am

    AWWWWWWWWWW adorable

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