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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Giraffe Bday Card

Created this birthday card with a Giraffe theme. Gave the card a lot of dimension. 

The brown & copper sequins take on a different color depending on angle as you can see in the 2 photos below.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam
embossing: Cuttlebug African Batik
foam: yellow adhesive backed - for Sizzix die cut Giraffe
ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
machine: Tim Holtz Vagabond
paper: Paper Pizazz Wild Things Giraffe scrapbook  cardstock -  brown Kraft  cream, yellow
sequin: Darice mini squares
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Rectangle
Sizzix: die - Giraffe 
Spellbinder: Shape Ribbon Banner
stamp:/die  Lawn Fawn Critters of the Savanna
stickles: Frayed Burlap, Mercury Glass, Vintage Photo, Wild Honey
tool: MISTI - for stamping
twine: yellow/white 
wiggle eye: 3mm

Entering this into the following challenges:  

4/15 Lawnscaping Ch103 Dimension 3E(#2) combtot4ch 4/6

4/19 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#211 Zoo Awareness 3E(#1) 4/14

4/19 Kraft Journal Ch#219 Take Your Pick  2E(#2) 4/13
   Pick 3 - Embossed, Bow, Baker's twine

4/27 Cuttin & Stampin Ch 12 Cute Critters 3E(#1) 4/14



  1. Wow, the sequins really do appear to change colors. In that first photo, that one looks green!

    It's a cool card! Love the addition of the zebra-patterned paper.

    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!


  2. Your card is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  3. oh my goodness! adorable!!! I LOVE those two giraffes looking at each other!! and the dimension is awesome!!! such cool sequins too!! wow!! thank you so much for playing along with the Lawnscaping Challenge! :D

  4. Aw, this is so cute! I really like the border that you used and how you added sequins to the giraffes! Thanks for playing along with us at Lawnscaping!! :)

  5. Great use of dimension on this card! I love the square elements on the taller giraffe. Thanks for playing along with Lawnscaping!

  6. my favorite zoo animal I think. Cute card. Thanks for playing along with our Zoo challenge at Die Cuttin' Divas.

  7. Super cute card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  8. What darling giraffes! So glad you were inspired to join Cuttin' and Stampin's Critters challenge!
    Hugs, Debbie
    Design Team