Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Baby Wipe Techniques for Two

Today, Gingersnap Creations has a new Spicy Supply Challenge - Baby Wipes! How fun! I usually only use Baby Wipes to clean up messes but once I googled baby wipe techniques, I found a lot of fun things to do with them.

As this month is Joys of Childhood at GC, the Roguette, my 11-year-old daughter, is helping me out with my challenge pieces. The Stamping Boutique is sponsoring our challenges this month and they have a bunch of fun digis that we played with.

My first card incorporated a simple background using a baby wipe. I folded the baby wipe over itself a few times until I had a nice edge. I added three drops in ink refiller to the folded edge of baby wipe and wiped it across some white cardstock to create an informal plaid pattern. I loved the great textures from the PaperTemptress papers too! Isn't the felt too cool?

Stamp: Audrey's Playground Hopscotch (The Stamping Boutique)
Cardstock: Teal Felt Grandee, Neenah Solar White, Sky Blue Crepe (PaperTemptress)
Ink: Taken with Teal (Stampin Up); various copics
Other: baby wipe; corner rounder

For the second card, I added dots of ink to the baby wipe and then also dabbed some on a craft sheet and wiped it up with the same baby wipe. I let the whole thing dry and then used Tim Holtz flower dies as guides for cutting out flowers.

I love the softness of the blossom! I thought it would be a great embellishment for this little gardener.

Watering Can Girl
Stamp: Watering Girl (The Stamping Boutique)
Paper: Old Olive designer paper (Stampin Up)
Cardstock: Old Olive, Kiwi Kiss and Whisper White (Stampin Up)
Ink: Old Olive (Stampin Up); various copics
Other: baby wipe; oval cutter (Creative Memories)

Roguette just got back from camp where she tie-dyed camp shirts, so it was natural for her to pick a tie-dye technique. She twisted the baby wipe from the center and added rubber bands at irregular intervals similar to tie-dying. She then colored the spaces in between the rubber bands with markers. When unfolded, it became a tie-dye background.

Reading Girl
Stamp: Little Girl Fairy Once Upon a Time (The Stamping Boutique)
Cardstock: Real Red and Whisper White (Stampin Up)
Copics: B04. B05, B06, E00. E02. E07, E09. E34. E35, G21, R24, V04, V06, and 100
Markers: Real Red, Brilliant Blue, Elegant Eggplant and Certainly Celery (Stampin Up)
Other: baby wipe; rubber bands; oval cutter (Creative Memories)

We hope you play along with us at GC!


  1. Babywipes... great idea! Wonderful creations, love the flower.

  2. What fun cards ... love Roguette's clever tie die designs ... and the flower is fabulous.

  3. Wow, great use of the baby wipes, three wonderful pieces.

  4. Never thought baby wipes could look so lovely! All three are just fabulous!

  5. Terrific use of the baby wipes. Love them all. xx

  6. Shar
    How lovely to have your daughter creating beside you.
    I particularly love the card with the baby wipe bloom, stunning.

  7. Great techniques--that flower is fabulous, gonna have to try that one! CUTE cards, Shar!

  8. Love all of the techniques- and seeing your daughter stamp with you- brings back old memories! Love all of the techniques you shared- fun, fun!

  9. Terrific projects.... love the baby wipe flower!


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