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Pals Blog Hop – Cute Critters with Kangaroo and Company!

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.

Simple card with Kangaroo and Company Stampin' Up! stamp set.

The critter I chose for this “Cute Critters” hop is the adorable kangaroo from the Kangaroo & Company stamp set. This set is so cute and economical. When you run the kangaroo through your Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, the pouch is cut so you can add the baby kangaroo, flowers, presents, hearts, or an envelope! The sentiments can be used for welcoming a baby, happy birthday, thank you, or just a note

Kangaroo and Company Card Instructions

Cut

  • Balmy Blue Card Base – 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, score at 4-1/4″
  • Basic White – 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Basic White (for kangaroo) – 4″ x 4″
  • Basic White (for sentiment) – 1″ x 1-3/4″
  • Basic White (for flowers and butterfly) – 4″ x 4″
  • Balmy Blue – 2″ x 1-1/4″

Stamp

  • Place the polka dot stencil from the Decorative Masks set over the large piece of Basic White cardstock. You can tape it down on your work area.
  • Use the Balmy Blue ink and blending brush to blend the ink onto the paper. Place larger amounts in the center and blend outwards. Remove the stencil.
  • Using the Stamparatus positioning tool, stamp the kangaroo from the Kangaroo and Company stamp set with Black Memento ink on the 4″ x 4″ piece of Basic White cardstock
  • Stamp the sentiment with Black Memento ink on the 1″ x 1-3/4″ piece of Basic White cardstock.
  • Stamp the butterfly and flowers on the 4″ x 4″ piece of Basic White with Black Memento ink.

Color

  • Color the kangaroo with light and dark Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends. Color his nose with the dark Black Stampin’ Blend.
  • Use the light Balmy Blue, light Flirty Flamingo, light Daffodil Delight, and light Granny Smith Green Stampin’ Blends to color the Flowers.
  • Color the butterfly with light Flirty Flamingo and Black Stampin’ Blends

Die Cut

  • Use the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine to cut out the kangaroo, butterfly, and flowers.

Assemble

  • Run some Stampin’ Seal on the back of the polka dot card stock and adhere it to the Balmy Blue card base.
  • Glue the sentiment on the small piece of Balmy Blue with Stampin’ Seal.
  • Place the flowers in the Kangaroo’s pouch and adhere with a glue dot.
  • Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the Kangaroo and sentiment to the card.
  • Use Stampin’ Seal to glue the butterfly above the sentiment.
Kangaroo and Company Handmade Card

I think you will love the Kangaroo and Company stamp set as much as I do!


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
  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 <<< You are here!

Kangaroo and Company Card Products

9 Comments

  • Deb Stamps Life
    March 10, 2021 at 7:55 am

    Great fun to see how others put their own stamp on critters!

    Reply
  • Jackie Beers
    March 10, 2021 at 8:11 am

    Such a sweet card! The background is great and really highlights the kangaroo.

    Reply
  • Su Mohr
    March 10, 2021 at 8:33 am

    Your kangaroo is so cute, Lisa! Love the dotted background!

    Reply
  • Melissa Seplowitz
    March 10, 2021 at 9:35 am

    Such an adorable card Lisa. I love it!!

    Reply
  • Jennifer Michalski
    March 10, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    Lisa, this card is so fun and friendly! I love the Kangaroo with those beautiful flowers 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

    Reply
  • Tricia Chuba
    March 10, 2021 at 7:55 pm

    Loving your sweet card, Lisa!

    Reply
  • Debbie Mageed
    March 10, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    Lisa, this card is so sweet! I really love your beautiful coloring and the great stenciled background. Thank you for joining the hop this month!

    Reply
  • Jeanie H Stark
    March 10, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    WOW! I love how your made the polka dots! I forget to do that with stencils. Looks awesome! THanks for all the detailed directions.

    Reply
  • Beth McCullough
    March 11, 2021 at 5:02 pm

    Great way to use the dot mask on this darling card, Lisa! 🙂

    Reply

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