New baby boy

Hello, it only seemed fair to make a boy card after making a girl card earlier in the week, so I did as part of my pre-class task for the online card class- "stencilled" which starts tomorrow. 

And here it is, I've tried to do something a bit different for me...

I've used a Tim Holtz stars stencil with glue and some bargain flocking powder I found in Hobby Craft- to make the fuzzy background. 

The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted and is stamped on to a MFT banner stax die cut. 

Challenge inspiration:

CASology- cue word contrast (lots of examples here, the blue against the white, the fuzzy flocking against the smooth card, the angle of the stars against the rest of the straight lines, and I suppose the colours and design against the occasion, normally you'd use pale blues on baby cards)

The card concept- add texture (clean and simple Or clean and graphic....I'm not sure!)

Less is more- New baby

Thanks for stopping by, 

Rebecca x


Dotty Jo
How lovely, what a super card! Jo x
Fabulous new baby card ..... love the colour, so fresh. xx
wow, I love it. I have to get flocking powder now lol. I wonder if that would work with flower soft? hmmmmm. I wonder if you took away the stencil before you put on the flocking powder. I'm going to go try it. great idea.
Rebecca Hoy
I applied the glue through the stencil and then removed the stencil before adding the flocking powder, thanks for stopping by and leaving me a lovely comment. Rebecca
De hobbydroom
Amazing card! We love the CAS style
I'm sorry for the late visit!
This is another super one Rebecca, you make the stencilling look easy!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"
Teresa Kline
wow, fabulous, so glad you played along with us at Card Concept!

sparkle & shine *~*
Love those soft blue stars! Great way to use texture but keep all the clean lines!
Danielle Vincent
I think this is just amazing. LOVE the blue flocking. I haven't tried stenciling yet, but it's on my list of things to try for this new year. Great baby card. Hugs D
Rebecca, I love the variety of contrasts going on in this fun card! So glad you joined in the fun at CASology!
Jen W.
Lots of fun contrast here yet they all work together beautifully in the design. Loving those fuzzy stars! Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!
Lee Ann Barrett
How fun is this! That flocking is just fantastic! I love the color you used with your very trendy layout. It makes for a wonderfully contemporary baby card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Card Concept.
The sparkly texture you've created is fabulous! Thanks for joining us this week at The Card Concept :)
Cathy Weber
I really wish I had taken that class...I am seeing examples of it all over blogland! You are already a whiz at creating the cute baby card and all those stars. I can only imagine what you will be making the further along you get in your class!
Tracey McNeely
Rebecca the blue are so pretty for baby. Thank you so much for joining us at the Card Concept!
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