I used the Zoo Babies stamp set to create a little boy birthday card to share with you today. My card design was inspired by Retrosketches #105 and my colors were inspired by The Paper Players #186.
I started by stamping the animal images from the Zoo Babies stamp set (wood mount and clear mount) in Crushed Curry, Marina Mist and Smoky Slate inks on a Whisper White panel. I adhered the stamped panel to a Marina Mist panel with SNAIL, then to a Smoky Slate card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I cut a small triangle from Crushed Curry card stock and I embossed it with the Chevron Embossing Folder (on sale for 25% off through Mar 17) I adhered it to a Marina Mist triangle, then to the card front with SNAIL.
I stamped the sentiment from the Remembering Your Birthday stamp set (wood mount and clear mount) in Marina Mist ink on a Whisper White strip, using my Stamp-a-ma-jig to help with placement. I adhered the sentiment strip to a strip of Marina Mist card stock, then to the card front with SNAIL.
I stamped the images from the Banner Blast stamp set (Sale-a-bration item) in Smoky Slate and Marina Mist inks on a Whisper White panel, punched them out with the Banner Punch (Sale-a-bration item) and adhered them to the sentiment strip with SNAIL. I tied a piece of Crushed Curry Baker’s Twine (from the Tag a Bag Accessory Kit) through a Basic Metal Button and adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.
I stamped the sentiment from the Remembering Your Birthday stamp set in Smoky Slate and the animals from the Zoo Babies stamp set in Smoky Slate, Crushed Curry and Marina Mist on a Whisper White panel to complete the inside of the card.
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
March Hostess Code: 7EX39D27
Use this hostess code when you order and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift!
An Online Stamping Event from Stampin’ Up!:
YOU + US + MARCH 26 = AWESOME!
Have you ever wished you could stamp with the folks at Stampin’ Up!’s home office? Your wish is granted–and your opportunity is coming soon! Here’s the basic information:
Who: You! And feel free to invite anyone who wants to play along.
What: This is a live, streaming event where we will stamp with the All Wrapped Up Bundle on page 6 of the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Order the bundle in time to have it at the event. The projects will also feature the Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper, so you may want to order that as the free Sale-A-Bration product. Then choose your preferred device–computer, tablet, smart phone, or even hook up your computer to your TV*–and tune in to learn some fun new things to do with the bundle!
When: March 26, 2014, at 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM, and 11:00 PM (all times MT). The same projects will be demonstrated each time, so choose the one that’s best for you.
Where: You don’t even have to leave home. Come to www.youtube.com/stampinupvideo at your chosen time, and be prepared to stamp! Stampin’ Up! will also award door prizes to random participants.
Why: So many occasions are coming–Easter, Mother’s Day, graduations, and more–and Stampin’ Up! wants to help you be ready.
Hope you can make it. We’d love to have you join us!
*Never hooked up your computer to a TV before? Do a search on YouTube and you’ll find loads of instructional videos. Make sure to do a practice run before March 26 so you don’t miss out on any of the party.
This sounds like so much fun!! You can stamp from home in the comfort of your PJs. Hope to see you all there!! 🙂
Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Mar 11-17
Here are the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up!
Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store. The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through March 17.
If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions.
- It’s Sale-a-bration time!! You’ll get a free item from Stampin’ Up! for every $50 that you purchase between now and March 31! Click on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page for more information!
- Visit my online store here.
- Shop the Clearance Rack here.
- Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Running Shoe Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
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- I offer gift certificates for Stampin’ Up! merchandise too! Click on my Gift Certificates page for more information.
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this card:
Stamps: Banner Blast (Sale-a-bration item 133551 wood, 133554 clear); Zoo Babies (130453 wood, 130456 clear); Remembering Your Birthday (131347 wood 131350 clear)
Punches & Embossing Folders: Banner Punch (Sale-a-bration item – 133519); Chevron Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127749)
Embellishments: Basic Metal Buttons (133319); Tag a Bag Accessory Kit (130153)
Card Stock: Smoky Slate (131204) – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base; Marina Mist (119682) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 1-7/8″ x 1-7/8″ square cut down to triangle, 5/8″ x 3-7/8″ strip; Crushed Curry (131199) – 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ square cut down to triangle; Whisper White (100730) – 3-7/8″x 5-1/8″ panel, 1/2″ x 3-7/8″ strip, two Banner Punches, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
Ink: Crushed Curry Classic Stampin’ Pad (131173); Marina Mist Classic Stampin’ Pad (126962); Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad (131179)
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
Adhesive: SNAIL (104332); Glue Dots (103683)
I absolutely love this card! The colors are perfect together and make it cheerful without being “bright” and startling. It would be perfect for a baby card as well. Thanks for sharing your talents.
Thanks so much! I appreciate your comments. 🙂
Absolutely adorable! I love it:)
Your card is too cute!
Thanks so much Jari! I appreciate your comments! 🙂
SO cute, Amy! Love the way you showcased this stamp set. Thanks so much for playing along with my colors this week at the Paper Players! 🙂
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This is so adorable, Amy!! Congratulations on the HM honor from TPP for your wonderful card!! Hugs, Darnell
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