It’s time for a new theme at the Alphabet Challenge – “Z is for Zoology.” So, all I had to do was think about the animals my kids and I used to love at the zoo and I had my card started in a jiffy. Because my daughter loves panda bears, I chose that image in the Wildly Happy stamp set, but truly all of them are wonderful. And it is my daughter-in-law who taught me to embrace neutral colors for baby cards, but if you want to CASE this in a pretty pastel color, go right ahead!
Once you are finished here, I hope you visit our Alphabet Design Team gallery for some great inspiration and play along!
My secrets to making this project
- Firstly, I started this card by seeing this Side Fold Card tutorial at Splitcoaststampers and thought how fun AND easy it was. However, you know me, I wanted to change it up to make it a 6″ square card. Here are the dimensions for my card:
- Card Base: 6″ x 12″ and scored at 6″ and 7 1/2.”
- Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/2″ (2) and 1 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
- DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 3/8″ and 1 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
- That’s all the hard work, crafters! I did end up wrapping some Smoky Slate baker’s twine before adhering the large panel to the card base.
Now, the FUN Part!
- Now that the card base is together, I stamped my image and got it all nice and pretty! Once finished, I just cropped it out with the Stitched Nested Labels dies.
- Then, I cut out the letters from the Playful Alphabet dies and cut four 1″ squares from white cardstock.
- Lastly, I stamped the sentiment and cropped it out with the small die and added the metallic pearls.
Wildly Happy Stamp Set
Aaaaaw, how cute are these parent and kid animals? Don’t you just want to hug them all? You can, because they all come together in our Wildly Happy Stamp Set! Quantity: 9 cling stamps
I’m submitting this card to the following challenges:
- A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge
- Always Fun Challenge
- Aud Sentiments Challenge
- Creative Moments Challenge
- Dream Factory Challenge
- Watercooler Wednesday Challenge
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