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Oh Giraffe Giraffe Birthday Card Idea

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This is a fairly easy to make card with all the basic stamping techniques required such as stamping, embossing and coloring.

Oh Giraffe Giraffe Birthday Card Idea

Oh Giraffe Giraffe Birthday Card Idea

Birthday Card with Matching Envelope

Birthday Card with Matching Envelope

Materials

  • 1 yellow cardstock.
  • 1 brown cardstock.
  • 1 blue cardstock.
  • 1 white cardstock.

Tools

  • 1 blue brad.
  • Foam tape.
  • Penny Black Longing 3839J (shown below).
  • Hero Arts CL044 Pattern Alphabet (shown below).
  • Versacolor Black pigment ink.
  • Hero Arts Clear embossing powder.
  • Heat Gun.
  • Rub-on alphabets for the word “celebrate”, “enjoy” and flowers from Making Memories Rub-Ons Wordings, product has been discontinued.
Penny Black Longing

Penny Black Longing

Hero Arts CL044 Pattern Alphabet

Hero Arts CL044 Pattern Alphabet

How To Instructions

    • Stamp giraffe on white cardstock, emboss, handpaint, cut out using EK craft scissors. Set aside.
    • Stamp name using Hero Arts Pattern Alphabet clear stamps, emboss and cut out using EK craft scissors. Set aside.
    • Cut rectangle shape from brown cardstock measuring approximately 7.5cm X 11.5cm.
    • Paste brown rectangle over a blue cardstock, leaving a border or approximately 0.1cm around it. Cut it out accordingly as shown in the picture.
    • Transfer rub-ons word “enjoy” and the flower on the brown rectangle.
  • Cut out yellow card base measuring 20cm by 15cm, score at the 10cm mark and fold it to create a 10cm by 15cm single fold card.
  • Paste rectangle on the yellow card base, tilt it slightly as shown.
  • Paste giraffe carefully on the rectangle.
  • Pate each alphabets of the name according to your preference.
  • Add on additional rub-ons words like “celebrate” and other decorations according to your preference.

For the tag to be attached to envelope,

  • Cut out a small square using the yellow cardstock.
  • Paste over a blue cardstock, leaving a border approximately 0.1cm around it, cut it out leaving the border visible.
  • Put in your own message on the tag. In this case, I have used Penny Black 3834D woodmounted stamp that says “There’s a rumble in the jungle!”
  • Put prima flowers on the tag and fasten it using a brad.
  • Paste the tag on the envelope as shown.

I have used Words rub-ons from Making Memories but they have been discontinued.  You may find suitable wordings for your project.

Hope you enjoy this project and you may view more from the Birthday Cards Ideas gallery.