Welcome back to another Inkin’ Krew blog hop! Our very talented team is doing a blog hop featuring Stampin’ Up! products. This month we are all creating projects with a birthday theme and I’m featuring the Hippest Hippos stamp set from the upcoming July-August Sale-a-bration Brochure for my project.
I started by adhering a panel of Crumb Cake DSP from the Neutrals 6″ x 6″ DSP pack to the front of a Crumb Cake card base. Then I cut a panel of So Saffron card stock with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I embossed the die cut panel with the Into The Clouds Embossing Folder and then adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Real Red card stock with Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I cut panels of Pool Party card stock with one of the Scalloped Contours Dies. I adhered the die cuts to the card front with Stampin’ Seal. I stamped the hippo image from the Hippest Hippos stamp set (Sale-a-bration item available July 1) in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on a panel of Basic White card stock and then colored it with Light and Dark Smoky Slate and Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out with the coordinating Hippo Dies (Sale-a-bration item available July 1).
I cut panels of Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Real Red and Silver Foil 12″ x 12″ Specialty Pack with Hippo Dies and Tree Lot Dies (Sale-a-bration item available July 1). I adhered the die cuts with Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the card front. I stamped the sentiment from the This Birthday Piggy stamp set in Real Red ink on a panel of Basic White card stock. I cut the sentiment out with one of the Stylish Shapes Dies and then rolled one end and adhered the rolled paper with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the sentiment with Stampin’ Seal to finish the card front.
I stamped the sentiment and hippo image from the This Birthday Piggy and Hippest Hippos stamp set in Real Red and Tuxedo Black Memento inks on a panel of Basic White card stock. I colored the hippo image with Light and Dark Smoky Slate and Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends Markers to finish the inside of the card.
You can see a list of supplies used to create this project, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.
If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Carol Buckalew
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Mary Deatherage
- Karen Finkle
- Terry Lynn Bright
- Tara Carpenter
- Jillian Good
- Sue Prather
- Akiko Sudano
- Amy Koenders – you are here
I’ve created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of products used to create this project. You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Crumb Cake – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, Hippo die cut
- Real Red – 3-1/2″ x 4-7/8″ panel, two Hippo die cuts
- So Saffron – Stitched Rectangle die cut
- Basic Black – Hippo die cut
- Pool Party – three 1-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ panels cut with the Scalloped Contours die cuts
- Basic White – Hippo die cut, Stylish Shapes die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Neutrals 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel
- Silver Foil 12″ x 12″ Specialty Pack – Hippo die cut, Tree Lot die cut
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