Good Morning! Welcome to another Inkin’ Krew Monthly Blog Hop! The theme for this month’s hop is Birthday and I made a sweet birthday card with the little giraffe from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe stamp set. This is a great stamp set for making children’s cards, new baby cards or any animal theme card – and the globe stamps coordinate with the Snow Globe scene dies and shaker dome to make shaker cards! You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.
I stamped the little giraffe from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe photopolymer stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a small Basic White panel. I positioned the small rectangle die from the Stitched with Whimsey dies on the panel around the giraffe and ran it through my Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine to die cut a pretty stitched frame around the giraffe.
I colored the giraffe with the So Saffron and Cinnamon Cider Stampin’ Blends and adhered it to a Basic Black mat. I positioned the giraffe panel on the So Saffron panel and stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black underneath. I embossed the panel with the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a So Saffron card base.
I adhered the giraffe panel to the card front on top of the sentiment using dimensionals. I finished the card by wrapping a length of black and white twine around the fold and tying a bow.
For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the little bird next to the sentiment and the balloons on the bottom. I colored the images with Stampin Blends – Poppy Parade, So Saffron and Night of Navy – and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.
On With The Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Connie Troyer’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Leslie Larkin created.
If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:
- Mary Deatherage
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Jillian Good
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Leslie Larkin
- Akiko Sudano <– you are here
- Connie Troyer
- Sue Prather
- Terry Lynn Bright
- Donna Leonard
- Tara Carpenter
- Krista Yagci
- Amy Koenders
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- So Saffron – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed card front)
- Basic Black – 1-7/8″ x 3-1/8″ (giraffe panel mat)
- Basic White – 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 1-3/4″ x 3″ (giraffe panel)
20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe Birthday Card for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop”
Super cute Akiko. Love that little giraffe!
Thank you so much Terry Lynn!
Sweet card, Akiko!
Thank you so much Donna!!😊
What a sweet card! I love how bright it is.
Thank you so much Jillian!!😊
Simply adorable Akiko inside and out 🙂 Love that stitching around your focal point and the embossed panel is perfect.
Thank you so much Karen!! I love those stitched dies!!😊
That is just as cute as can be!! Love the giraffe and the stitched edging is perfect! 🙂
Thank you so much Amy!! 😊
So stinkin’ adorable.🦒 Love it!❤️💕 The colors are fantastic! ❤️💕🤗
Thank you so much Karen!!😊
Oh my gosh – this is so cute! Love that little giraffe (now I have to get this set!) – and the way you’ve showcased him with the Stitched With Whimsy die!! Perfect!
Thank you so much Mary!! It is cute little set!!😊
Adorable, Akiko! I have to check-out that set now.
Thank you Leslie!! I love this set!😊
A Dor Able! Love that little giraffe, the stitching around the edge and the embossing. So simple and so lovely.
Thank you so much Julie!!😊
This is really sweet!! Love that ribbon on the side with the embossed stitching!!!
Thank you!! 😊
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