Today I’m sharing a baby card I made using the Animal Expedition suite of products. It’s really quick and simple, with just a little coloring on the kangaroo and koala. It’s a 3-1/2″ x 5″ note card, which you can buy pre-cut and scored, so that makes it even quicker.

Here’s what I made:

Welcome little one, baby note card, Animal Outing bundle by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Welcome little one, baby note card, Animal Outing bundle by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Early Espresso card stock (CS) cut to 4-7/8″ x 3-3/8″
  • Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 4-1/2″ x 3″ 

Stamped with the Animal Outing stamp set:

  • kangaroo/koala in Memento black ink onto a scrap of Crumb Cake CS
  • sentiment in Memento black ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS

Die cut using the Animal Friends Thinlits:

  • kangaroo

Cut using Paper Snips:

  • sentiment

Colored using Stampin’ Blends Markers:

  • kangaroo in Crumb Cake
  • koala in Smoky Slate

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the note card base with a Bone Folder
  • Early Espresso CS layer glued onto the front of the note card base
  • Whisper White ribbon tied around the DSP layer
  • Whisper White ribbon tied in a bow around the first piece of ribbon
  • DSP layer glued onto the Early Espresso CS layer
  • kangaroo and sentiment adhered onto the DSP layer, over the ribbon


Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!


Here’s what I used:

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Here are 3 amazing offers that expire soon!:

1) Color Your Seasons Special, August 1-31, 2018, While Supplies Last!

Check out this new video from Stampin’ Up! about this special promotion:

Stampin’ Up!’s® Blended Seasons Stamp Set, coordinating Framelits™ Dies, and Watercolor Pencils are perfect for every season of creating! Plus, save 10% when you buy the stamp set and Framelits in a bundle! But don’t wait—these exclusive products are only available until August 31 while supplies last. So get in the mood to create something full of colors and seasons!

Introducing the all-new, limited-time Color Your Season products:

  • Blended Seasons Stamp Set, an exclusive 12-piece wood- or clear-mount stamp set with images for every season – #149019 @ $53 (wood blocks included); #149016 @ $39 (suggested clear blocks: b, c, e, g, h)
  • Stitched Season Framelits Dies, a coordinating stitched die that includes stitching on both the positive and negative images! #149013 @ $33. Has10 dies. Largest die: 4-7/8″ x 3-3/8″.
  • Save 10%! Blended Seasons BUNDLE – BLENDED SEASONS STAMP SET + STITCHED SEASONS FRAMELITS DIES – Wood-mount #149893 @ $77.25, Clear-mount #149894 @ $64.75
  • Watercolor Pencils in 10 new colors! #149014 @ $12.50. Acid free, lignin free.10 pencils in Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy
  • Products available while supplies last until August 31, 2018 – while supplies last
  • Items may be included as part of a new demonstrator’s Starter Kit.

2) Bonus Days are back!

  • For every $50 you spend on an order in August, you will receive a $5 coupon to use in September!
  • There is no limit to the number of coupons you may earn.
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
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 Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!


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