Wired Rejects

I was trying to make this adorable card I found at Splitcoast Stampers by Alice Erickson (Inkydigits). I looked everywhere for teeny tiny metal clothes hangers, and couldn’t find any . . . so I tried making my own. As you can see, it took quite a bit of trial and error, mostly error. Here are my first attempts and rejects.


I worked at it some more and came up with these. (This is what I did while I watched that incredible Memphis/Kansas NCAA Basketball Game – congrats JayHawks for an incredible come back!)


Once I got it down, I made a bunch of them. We’re going to make this card at our hostess club meeting this weekend. (There’s nothing I won’t do for my hostess club ladies.) Here’s why we need the hangers.


Okay, hostess club members . . . if you don’t want to know what we’re making until the big reveal this weekend, close your eyes.


You know what will happen now, don’t you. I’ll stumble across some mini-hangers in the craft store next time I’m there, now that I’ve tackled making them myself. But, isn’t this card just stinkin’ cute!?

Okay, here’s the recipe:

Stamps: By Ones & By Twos in the current Occasions mini catalog.
Ink: Basic Black with Barely Banana and Pumpkin Pie markers, Signo white pen.
Paper: Bashful Blue, Barely Banana, Whisper White, and the Prints Pack (hostess benefit)
Accessories: Oval punch, crimper, bashful blue striped grosgrain ribbon, soft sutbles brads and non-Stampin’ Up! Cuttlebug embossing folder.

Now, we just need a baby boy to give this to.


Sweet Comments

  1. AWWW that’s soooo cute!! THANKS for sharing this!!

  2. AWWW that’s soooo cute!! THANKS for sharing this!!

  3. So clever, Linda! You have more patience than I! I fell in love with this card when I first saw it on SCS too. Very creative!

  4. Oh my gosh. This is absolutely adorable.

  5. diane mcvey says:

    This is one of the cutest cards I have ever seen, EVER!!! I love it…and I think you did a GREAT job on the hangers! They are precious! Thanks for sharing with us! 😀

  6. Shawn K. says:

    This is soooo darn adorable! Love it! Your patience paid off!
    Shawn K.

  7. Fabulous!! Super cute card! Love your home made “mini cloth hangers” :)

  8. OMWord…this card is so adorable!!!! I’m just in awe of your talent.

  9. I always wondered how those little hangers were made. Absolutely too cute!!! I love the SU stamp set you used.

  10. What an adorable card! I love the design. Great work!

  11. i see a case in my future, for sure! i hope you don’t mind if i save a picture of your card to my “inspiration folder”

  12. Yep! Stinkin’ cute is exactly how I would describe it! Love your little hangers…you are a trooper after so many rejects. But totally worth the effort…love every inch of this card! Really makes me rethink that set…just for the onesie!

  13. This is fantastic – I LOVE it!

  14. This is AMAZING!!! Love it! So clever with the paper clips- lovely! WOWZER!

  15. This is just precious!!

  16. This is so adorable, I love it!!

  17. This is just totally gorgeous!! Love everything about it – especially the hangers!

  18. Wow, cannot believe you made all those hangers!! The card is adorable.

  19. Oh my this is one of the cutest baby cards I have ever seen! Great job!

  20. That card is perfect!

  21. I forgot to say that I love that you took a picture of the “rejects” so appropriate!

  22. OK — now you’re making me want a baby set I do not really need! Just adorable and such attention to detail on the Onesie paper piecing.

  23. Great job with the hangers!!! I think I’ve run across those hangers in Walmart in the craft/hobby section, but where baby announcements and favors are sold. I’ve seen them and really thought about the possibilities there, but don’t have a stamp set that would work with it. But you did such a good job, you probably saved yourself money!!

  24. The card is fabulous, and I love your hangers!

  25. This is the most adorable baby card I have ever seen. Thank you for sharing.

  26. Susan Younker says:

    That is simply adorable. I do have babies to send it to, so will have to try my hand at CASEing it. Thanks so much for sharing.

  27. WOW – these are adorable. Signing up for your updates – wonderful blog!!

  28. Mary Hammerschmidt says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this cute baby card. I did case it for my neice’s baby boy. It is in my gallery also, but I did change it a little. I didn’t remember your name but I did mention that I got the idea from SCS. Thanks.