Paper

It's a Jungle out There! Card

By  Carolyn King 

size: 5"x5"

  • It's a Jungle out There! Card

Materials

  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!): Chocolate Chip; More Mustard; Certainly Celery; Whisper White
  • Antique brass brads, four
  • Hemp cord

Tools

  • It’s a Jungle Out There stamp set (My Favorite Things)
  • Ink pads: Black Brilliance Pigment and VersaMark (Tsukineko); Chocolate Chip and Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Dye (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Copic markers (Imagination International)
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Heat tool
  • Rubber brayer
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter and Embosser and Tiny Mosaic Texture Embossing Folder (ProvoCraft)
  • Circle cutter or templates: 4”; 4-1/8”
  • Dimensional adhesive dots
  • 1. Cut brown cardstock to 5"x10"; score and fold in half.
  • 2. Cut 4-3/4" gold cardstock square. Follow manufacturer's instructions to emboss center of cardstock with mosaic texture. Ink brayer with Chocolate Chip and roll over raised area, creating even coverage.
  • 3. Cut two 1/4"x4-3/4" brown cardstock strips and adhere to top and bottom of mosaic piece; insert brad at each end. Tie hemp between two top brads, knotting at left. Adhere mat to card.
  • 4. Cut 4" green cardstock circle and 4-1/8" brown cardstock circle. Stamp Old Olive greenery onto green circle as shown. Adhere layered circles to card.
  • 5. Use black ink to stamp animals onto white cardstock. Color and cut out images. Cover each image with VersaMark ink and sprinkle with clear embossing powder; heat until raised and shiny. Adhere animals to card as shown using dimensional adhesive dots.
  • 6. Stamp brown sentiment onto green cardstock, leaving space between words. Cut out each word and ink edges brown. Adhere sentiment pieces to bottom of card using dimensional adhesive dots.
  • More
  • 1. Build a party theme around your favorite stamp set - invitations, party hats, favors, decorations.
  • 2. Replace mosaic texture background with animal print-like Spots & Dots embossing folder. Grrrrrr!
  • 3. Change up the color scheme - pastels for baby, pink and purple for little girls, or add glitter to the mix.