• Jeanette Hunter

Zany Zebras Handmade Card with Mirror Stamping

As promised after my post from yesterday, today's card uses a technique called mirror stamping to create a fun and happy card.

You can check out my post to learn how to mirror stamp by clicking on the image below.

My Stampin' Up! Color Fusion for today is Basic Gray, Calypso Coral and Old Olive.


Cardstock Measurements:

  • Basic Gray: 11" x 4¼", scored at 5½"

  • Playing with Patterns designer series paper: 4" x 5¼"

  • Whisper White: 4¾" x 3¼"

  • Playing with Patterns designer series paper: 4¼" x ¾"

  • Whisper White: 3¼" x ½"

  • Whisper White: 2" x 2¼" (cut 2 or use scraps - this will be stamped with the zebra images and fussy cut)

Stamps, Dies, Punches and/or Embossing Folders Used:

  • Stitched Rectangles dies: 4½" x 3"

  • Zany Zebras stamp set: zebra looking over their shoulder stamp

  • Zany Zebras stamp set: "Kick up your heels!" sentiment stamp

Directions:

  1. Trim a piece of Basic Gray cardstock to 11" x 4¼", scored at 5½"

  2. Use your bone folder to get a nice crisp fold in your card base

  3. Trim a piece of Calypso Coral polka dot Playing with Patterns designer series paper to 4" x 5¼"

  4. Trim a piece of Whisper White cardstock to 4¾" x 3¼" (this will be used to die cut the blank stitched rectangle from the die set so check your scraps!)

  5. Trim a piece of the same designer series paper to 4¼" x ¾" (check your scraps!)

  6. Trim a piece of Whisper White cardstock to 3¼" x ½" (check your scraps!)

  7. Either trim 2 pieces of Whisper White cardstock to 2" x 2¼" or find scraps that will work to stamp your zebras on

  8. Using the 4½" x 3" Stitched Rectangle die, die cut using your Stampin' Cut & Emboss machine on your 4¾" x 3¼" piece of Whisper White cardstock

  9. Using Basic Gray ink, stamp two of the zebra images from the stamp set

  10. Stamp the "Kick up your heels!" sentiment on your 3¼" x ½" piece of Whisper White cardstock

  11. Using your Banners Pick a Punch, punch both ends of your 4¼" x ¾" designer series paper and your 3¼" x ½" Whisper White sentiment strip

  12. Using your Paper Snips, fussy cut out your your stamped zebra images

  13. Cut a 7" strip of the Old Olive ribbon from the Ornate Garden ribbon combo pack

  14. Apply Stampin' Seal to the back of your 4" x 5¼" designer series paper and adhere down, centered, on your Basic Gray card base

  15. Apply Stampin' Seal to the back of your Whisper White die cut stitched rectangle and adhere down at an angle and centered over your designer series paper

  16. Apply Stampin' Seal to the back of your Whisper White sentiment strip and adhere down over your 4¼" x ¾" designer series paper

  17. Apply a small amount of Stampin' Seal or Stampin' Seal+ in the center of your stitched rectangle (make sure to do this at a bit of any angle to follow the angle of where we are going to place our sentiment strip) and adhere down your Old Olive ribbon (see image for details)

  18. Apply 3-4 Stampin' Dimensionals to the back of your sentiment strip and adhere down, centered on your Whisper White die cut stitched rectangle

  19. Apply 2-3 Stampin' Dimensionals on the backs of your zebras and adhere down, one in the top left corner and 1 in the bottom right corner

  20. Dig out 2-3 of the Terracotta Tile sequins from the Woven Threads sequin assortment using your Take Your Pick tool

  21. Apply a small amount of glue from your fine tip glue pen where you wish to place your sequins (I used mine to highlight my sentiment) and use your Take Your Pick tool to gently place the sequins


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