Zoo Globe Shadow Box Card

Last night, I watched a Jennifer McGuire video on making Shadow Box Cards, and I was dying to try it out! Her instructions were incredibly clear and easy to follow. I just made notes and created my own tutorial to try to follow later. I wanted to keep it simple on the front so the inside of the card would be a knockout! I absolutely love the animals in the Zoo Globe Stamp set, and they were perfect for this card.

Here is the color palette used for this card

For this card, I started with a Whisper White base and added a circle layer of Misty Moonlight using the Layering Circles Dies. I stamped the elephant and bird in Memento Tuxedo Black and then colored them with my Watercolor Pencils and finished them off with my Water Painters. I fussy cut the bird and attached it to the elephant’s back.

I stamped the sentiments from the Free As A Bird Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black on the inside and outside of the card.

Now here is where it got fiddly! I fussy cut everything because there are no does for the stamp set. I am not a fan of fussy cutting, but it was worth it! You can’t tell from the photo, but there are multiple layers which are apparent with the movement of the card.

I take terrible videos (sorry), but I wanted you to see how the card opens up. I love this concept so much and am going to have another go when I get time to get up in the Hen House again! The best part is that it folds nice and flat to go in an envelope!


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Zoo Globe Birthday Card

I have been dying to play with the Zoo Globe Stamps! In case you didn’t know, I am an animal nut… and these really called to me, as I spent several years living in Australia. Best days ever we’re feeding the wild kangaroo… until the day I go kicked by one… picture Kangaroo Jack in real life!

Here is the color palette used for this card

For this card, I started with a Whisper White base and cut three strips – one each of Gorgeous Grape, Coastal Cabana, and Melon Mambo. I stamped my images on to a smaller strip of Whisper White and used my ink pads and Water Painters to watercolor the images. (All the colors used are included in the Supply List below.). This is a great trick to use when you don’t have all of the coordinating markers. I am all about stretching my pennies!

I fussy cut the birds, koala, and leaves and glued them down. Lastly, I used Crystal Effects on the balloons to add some dimension. I stamped the sentiment in Coastal Cabana and layered in on cardstock of same color.


If you live in the US, I would love you to choose me as your demonstrator. If you would like to purchase any of these products you can click on the Shop Now button or by clicking on any of the images below. Alternatively you can also contact me by email. Please be sure to use the monthly code and I’ll send a little something out to you the following month to say Thank You!

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Happy Stampin’!