Pals Blog Hop - Cute Critters

Hello, welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month our Design Team’s theme is “Cute Critters” – showcasing their card/project with adorable animals, birds, or insects for any occasion. We hope you enjoy and will be inspired by them! Don’t forget to leave comments! We love hearing from you. At the end of my post, you will find the full line-up to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.


Thank you so much for joining me today. For this month's theme I decided to use the From All of Us Cling Stamp Set on p. 93 of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog. This set is so cute with all of the little animals, I love the whimsy! 

I have a few young nieces and nephews that have birthdays coming up so I knew this card would be a hit. I love fun folds and found a Jennifer McGuire card technique called the Surprise Window Card and decided to give it a shot. I love how this turned out.

Watch my video below to see how to use your Stamparatus to get your stamp placement just right so that only some of the animals are peeking through the window opening.


Here are the colors I used:

  • Turtle: Light and Dark Granny Apple Green (face, legs and shell spots), Dark Old Olive (shell center)
  • Ostrich: Dark Petal Pink (eye lids, neck and legs), Dark Pumpkin Pie (beak) and Light and Dark Smoky Slate (body and wings)
  • Bear: Dark Crumb Cake (body), Light Crumb Cake (muzzle and stomach) and Dark Petal Pink (nose)
  • Monkey: Light Cinnamon Cider (body), Dark Petal Pink (face and ears) and Color Lifter (on face)
  • Toucan: Light and Dark Smoky Slate (body and wings), Light and Dark Pumpkin Pie (beak), Light Bermuda Bay (on eye and beak next to eye) and Color Lifter (on eye) 

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Mark your calendars for our next blog hop on April 14th when our theme is “Great Family Occasions” when our Design Team creates a project for any special occasion. Don’t miss the fun! Until then, please stay safe and have fun in your craft space.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals Blog Hop

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  4. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
  5. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  6. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  7. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  8. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  9. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  10. Jennifer Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen <<<You are HERE!!!
  11. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  12. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  13. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  14. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  15. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  16. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  17. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  18. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  19. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  20. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  21. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  22. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  23. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  24. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  25. Lori Webb at Clever Copies
  26. Lisa Milligan at Stamping Made Simple

Happy Stamping!
Jen

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Comments

  1. A total Wow card! Great coloring, fold, just everything!

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  2. Great fun to see how you put your own stamp on these darling critters!

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  3. Your window card is so cute, Jen! Wonderful coloring!

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  4. Jennifer, I love your window card! Your coloring is amazing and the design you came up with is perfect for this stamp. I am smiling as I write this. Love it!

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  5. Jen, this is such a fun card! I love the look son those cute critters faces, especially the Tucan :) Such a great fun fold card, I am going to have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Jen, your hidden critters are beyond adorable!

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  7. Beautiful water coloring and awesome fun fold, Jen! :)

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  8. I just love this card, Jen! Those critters peeking through the window sure made me smile. Love it! Thank you for joining the hop this month!

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  9. Cute card and great coloring! Thanks for all the details. I love this fold too!

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