A Tropical Escape for My Little Elephant Card

Create a simple friend card using Little Elephant and Elephant Builder Punch - Mary Fish StampinUp tropical

The modern leaf pattern from Stampin’ Up! Tropical Escape 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper is the perfect setting for my little elephant.  Tropical Escape 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper is part of the Buy 3 Get 1 FREE Designer Series Paper Promotion.  Ends July 31.  Details and selections here.

Tropical Escape 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper

STAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL:

Create a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base using Thick Whisper White card stock and the Stampin’ Trimmer.  Round bottom corners (front and back) using the Stampin’ Up! Detailed Trio Punch.

Cut a 2 5/8 x 5 pattern from Tropical Escape 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper.  Wrap with Granny Apple Green 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon and tie in a bow.  Adhere to card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Create a simple friend card using Little Elephant and Elephant Builder Punch - Mary Fish StampinUp Ideas

Crop a scalloped circle (approx. 2″) using Granny Apple Green card stock, the Big Shot and Layering Circles Framelits Dies.  

Stamp “to my friend” sentiment (Little Elephant stamp set) in Granny Apple Green on Whisper White card stock.  Crop with circle die (approx. 1  7/8) from Layering Circles Framelits Dies and the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.  Adhere to the Granny Apple Green scalloped circle from above with Snail Adhesive.  Adhere to card base over ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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Stamp the larger elephant from Little Elephant stamp set using the Stamparatus, Shaded Spruce Ink Pad and Whisper White card stock.  Crop using the Elephant Builder Punch.  Adhere elephant to the circle (above “to my friend”) using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  

Create a simple friend card using Little Elephant and Elephant Builder Punch - Mary Fish StampinUp

Re-ink the elephant ear using the Shaded Spruce Ink Pad and stamp on Granny Apple Green card stock.  Crop ear using the Elephant Builder Punch.  Adhere to elephant using a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional.

Crop envelope liner using the liner die from Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Layers Thinlits Dies and the Big Shot.  Adhere to the inside of a Medium Whisper White Envelope using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Enjoy my FREE PDF Step-By-Step Tutorial (and supply list) for the Little Elephant Birthday Card here.

Create a simple friend card using Little Elephant and Elephant Builder Punch - Mary Fish StampinUp Idea

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26 Comments:

  1. I love this one – all that green is so refreshing! I look forward to more “tropical” artwork!

  2. Wendy Johnston

    Very cute card Mary, love it 😊

  3. Your designs are so striking!! Simple and stylish!

  4. Simply adorable.

  5. So adorable!

  6. Theresa Grdina

    LOVE this card!! IT is gorgeous!!!

  7. I can always count on your design aesthetic to lead the way! This is an absolutely charming card. Love the greens!

  8. Kadie Labadie

    This card is simply the living end of all things AMAZING and FUN. You managed to turn two SU products into something unexpected and happy. THANKS for sharing.

  9. Vicky from Illinois

    You hit the ball right out of the park with this card Mary! The Little Elephant bundle is on my list to buy. Love the shades of green! The Tropical Escape paper wasn’t on my to buy wish list but it is now. Thanks for the inspiration! you always come through!

  10. Love this cute card in green, Mary. Love the beautiful bow. Enjoy your day!

  11. Maria Rodriguez

    Oh Mary, this card is so very sweet, these little elephants are just the cutest. Love how you coordinated the papers with your stamped elephant, the gorgeous bow is the perfect addition to this beautiful card.
    Thank you for sharing.
    XO
    Maria.

  12. That is a lovely card Mary, now i have to buy the bundle😂 I wasn’t going to.😊

  13. This elephant is so sweet in these shades of green. I love how you’ve coordinated the green elephant with this gorgeous paper! So chic!

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