Thursday, May 26, 2022

Stampin' Up! Wildlife Wonder Masculine Birthday Card

Welcome to the Happy Inkin' Thursday blog hop. You're in for a treat if you have never visited before. It's a weekly challenge and this week we have a sketch challenge. Here is what I created for it...

and here is our sketch...

I used the Wildlife Wonder Stamp Set to create my card. Because it's masculine, I'm entering it in the Inspire.Create.Challenge #117.

My card base is Starry Sky. The photo doesn't show it very good but I embossed a panel of Starry Sky with the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front with liquid glue.

Next I cut a piece of Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper and stamped the bear on it in Early Espresso ink. I used my Stamparatus so I could get a really dark image. I colored parts of him with my Light and Dark Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends. I used the Starry Sky and Old Olive Stampin' Write Markers to stamp the flowers and grass.

I stamped the sentiment in Starry Sky on a scrap of DSP and cut it with the Banners Punch. I adhered a piece of Early Espresso 1/4" Faux Suede Trim with glue dots and then the sentiment with liquid glue. I adhered the art panel with Stampin' Dimensionals. Three Brass Brushed Butterflies finished the front.

For the inside...

I stamped the sentiment in Starry Sky ink, another flower the same as the front and added a strip of the DSP. I also sponged the Basic White panel with Pool Party ink.

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Amy Koenders
Mary Deatherage
Jaimie Babarczy
Sue Prather
Karen Finkle - You are here!
Akiko Sudano
Karen Ksenzakovic
Tara Carpenter
Terry Lynn Bright

Card Base: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Embossed Mat: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Art Panel: 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"
Sentiment Strip: 4"
Trim: 3"
Inner Liner: 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"
DSP Strip: 4 7/8" x 1/2"
DSP for Envelope Flap: 6" x 2 1/4"
Trim: 3"

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  1. Super cool masculine card - love it! :)

  2. WOW! Such an awesome card Karen :) Love how you made a little scene with that bear. Perfect masculine card too

  3. Great card, Karen! I love it. Will have to CASE it for a guy who is graduating.

    1. Julie, is this you? Whoever you are, thank you.

  4. Such a cool card! Love the way that you used the designer paper for the background. :)

  5. What a perfect masculine card. Love everything about it!

  6. Great masculine card Karen.


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