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.

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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!)

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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.

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

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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.

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  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!!
    TFS
    Jan

  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.
    Mary

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