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Snips and Snails Baby Boy Card

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Here is another card I made using the snail from Birdie Brown’s Spring Bugs set. This card is for a co-worker and his girlfriend who just found out that they were having a baby boy! I love English nursery rhymes and when I think about baby boys I think of this rhyme: What are little boys made of?  Snips and snails and puppy dog’s tails. That’s what little boys are made of.

I paper pieced the snail shells but, I colored his body with my Copic Ciao markers. After I finished gluing, coloring and cutting my snail I ran it through my Big Shot inside my Tiny Bubbles, Cuttlebug folder. For a final touch I covered his body in Glossy Accents for an authentic slick slug look.

Here is a closer look at glossy finish on the snails body. I used the Glossy accents to give a little more pop to my sentiment too.

Happy Stamping,

Mo

About cardsbymo

Paper crafting is my Yoga. It takes my mind off any stress that I might have at the time. My daughter loves to get involved in my projects too and it is a great way to connect with her. Sixteen years ago I began scrapbooking but, my new true love is card making!

4 responses »

  1. Okay … so I read this quickly and read it as, “Snips and Snails for Baby Boy CORD.” In my head, this was a card that incorporated the actual umbilical cord and turned it into a small smail. While I was horrified, I was also intrigued. Feel free to make a fortune with this disgusting idea.

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  2. This is adorable. I love the texture you added to the snail!

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