Thursday, July 15, 2021

Stampin' Up! Campology Masculine Birthday Card for Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

Welcome to the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop. This week we have a theme challenge. If this is your first time here, welcome! If not, welcome back!! Either way, you're in for a treat!!! I used the Campology Stamp Set and Wild Cats Stamp Set for the majority of my card. I was inspired by Gigi Melone.

and our theme...

My card base is Crumb Cake with a Basic Black mat. I took a piece of Very Vanilla and went to town with sponging! Once I was satisfied with the sky and ground, I stamped the tent from Campology on it with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I then stamped it on a sticky note and masked the tent. Next, I stamped the trees from Campology in Tuxedo and removed the mask. I colored the tent with my Light and Dark Soft Suede Stampin' Blends and my Light and Dark So Saffron Blends.

The "Happy Birthday" is from the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set. I stamped it in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and fussy cut it to have a more fluid shape than a rectangle die. My Godson is turning 13 and my husband and I were in the Adirondacks 13 years ago so I thought this was very the fact Kelen is a Boy Scout and just got through camping for a week! Now he is RVing in TN with his parents. So, there've got to be fireflies, right? I used my White Stampin' Chalk Marker to create the "fireflies".

For the inside I chose to use the leopard from the Wild Cats Stamp Set and the leaves, etc., to create the jungle look. I hope these do not cross his path while camping/glamping!  I'm sure I would have heard if a Florida Panther or cougar had made the scene. They did have deer visit them. The sentiment, of course, is from that stamp set. I am so glad I was gifted the bundle. It's a fun set!

I'm entering my card at Dragonfly Journeys - Animal Prints. Take a look at the cards Jeannie has designed on her post for this just-for-fun challenge. They are awesome as are the cards on our hop!

Thank you for taking a look at my post today. Now, on with the hop! Clicking on the "next" button will take you to Akiko. Clicking on the names listed below will take you directly to team members and their projects. Thank you for hopping with us.
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  1. Awesome card Karen :) Love the camping scene you made. Inside is great too.

  2. Gorgeous colors!! Of course you have to have fireflies! 😊

  3. Such a fun camping scene, great colors and design! :)

  4. Beautiful sponging and colors, Karen. I love your fireflies too—what’s an outdoor adventure without fireflies, right? TFS

  5. Wow Karen! Gorgeous sponging, coloring etc. I love the way you made the tent look lighted on the inside. perhaps a lantern? and the fireflies. Oh, my! Love this card. Perfect for a boy scout.

  6. Hi Karen! How are you? I am loving this card, inside and out of course, especially the greenery on the inside, but the outside is a pure WOW! Thanks so much for joining my challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys


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