Cards

It’s A Boy! Elephant Card

By  Katie Skilton  for  Xyron

size: 8"x8"

Materials

  • White scalloped-edge card blank, 8”x8”
  • Cardstock: lime green, dark brown, light blue with white stars
  • Echo Park Paper Bundle of Joy Boy Collection: Pat-A-Cake Paper, Alpha Stickers
  • Out On A Limb Scrapbooking Baby Mine-Boy Cutouts
  • May Arts Yellow Twill Chevron Stripes Ribbon, 3/4”

Tools

  • Xyron Adhesives: Teresa Collins Mega Runner, Teresa Collins Adhesive Kit, 5” Creative Station

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, pencil
  • 1. Cut 7-3/4" square brown cardstock panel; adhere to card front.
  • 2. Cut two 7-1/2"x2" striped panels and one 7-1/2"x3" star panel. Adhere panels to card front as shown.
  • 3. Cut 6-1/4"x4" green panel; mat with 6-5/8"x4-3/8" dark brown panel. Assemble elephant cutouts; adhere to panel as shown using foam adhesive on smaller elephant. Tie ribbon bow around upper right corner of panel; adhere to card.
  • 4. Run star and "BABY" letter cutouts through Creative Station; adhere to card as shown.
  • 5. Adhere sentiment sticker and heart cutout to card with foam.
  • Tip
  • 1. One of the simplest ways to add dimension to cards is to adhere die cuts using foam pads.