Princess Baby Shower Invitation Tutorial

Hello, G45ers!

 Today, we have some #G45Stamp – January Challenge inspiration to share with you!  We are featuring a  Baby Shower Invitation Tutorial starring our Princess collection by the Master of Dimension, Joanne Bain.  Following this Snapguide card tutorial, we have our Weekly Contest Winner to announced, so be sure to stay tuned for that!  


‘It’s A Girl’

Baby Shower Invitation

By Joanne Bain


Hello G45er’s!!

Joanne here with you today, hoping you all had a wonderful Christmas and have a fantastic new year!! I don’t use a lot of stamping in my projects so this was a bit of a challenge for me, but I knew I wanted to create something with the gorgeous new Princess collection so I thought why not create a Baby Shower invitation, because let's face it all of our beautiful daughters are Princesses in our own eyes.



I have created an embellished envelope with a pull out insert which is the invitation.


#G45Tip – The Graphic 45 Policy envelopes make a great base for projects that require a pocket. Simply cut away the top flap and cover the outside with the pattern paper of your choice.


To create the envelope I have used one of the small ATC Policy Envelopes. I cut the top flap off of it so it in now more of a pocket.



To create the front of the envelope I have used a couple of the smaller cards from the Princess collection Journaling & Ephemera cards set. I have then fussy cut images from the Princess 8×8 paper pad.



For the title I have used the ‘Its A Girl’ stamp from the Precious Memories #3 stamp set.



The pull out insert was created very simply by cutting away about 5mm from each edge of a large journaling & ephemera card and folding it in half.



I have then used the ‘Baby Shower Invitation stamp from the Precious Memories #2 stamp set. I really liked the colour of the Triumphant Red Decades Ink and found this colour went perfectly with the colours in the Princess Collection.


I created a simple little pull out tab from pattern paper to pull the invitation from the top of the envelope.


I have created a simple snapguide tutorial if you would like to give it a try.

Step by Step Tutorial

Check out How to Create a Baby Shower Invitation by Joanne Bain by Joanne Bain on Snapguide.


How to Create a Baby Shower Invitation by Joanne Bain


Graphic 45 Materials List:

Policy Envelopes—ATC Black

Clearsnap Decades Dye Pad Triumphant Red


Princess Collection

4501799 8×8 Paper Pad

4501505 Journaling & Ephemera Cards

4501297 ATC Black Policy Envelopes

IC0331 Precious Memories 3 Stamp Set (sold-out)

IC0330 Precious Memories 2 Stamp Set (sold-out)

#41005 Triumphant Red Decades Ink Pad


Happy Papercrafting”





Weekly Contest Winner


This week’s prize package included a Steampunk Debutante – DCE, Dream Stamp Set, Rustic Orange Dye Pad, Large Tag, ATC Tag, and Flower Dies, and aRose Bouquet Set, a $70+ value.  

The winner is… MESI79!


This is what Mesi79 had to say on Instagram: “These are beautiful! I always wanted to have a really nice steampunk paper pad, and this is the perfect one. Thank you for the chance to win.”


We are flattered by all the lovely comments and feedback left on our social media sites this week.  We honored to have such a wonderful community, thank you for making it so special. Mesi79, please email to claim your prize.

Looking for more chances to win?  Be sure to join in the Sneak Peek fun!  


Simply amazing!  Big thanks to Joanne, for sharing this tutorial.  We hope you have a wonderful weekend, and be sure to carve out some time to get crafty!  


Happy Papercrafting!

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