It’s April, and we’re hopping like a bunny! Or in my case, a giraffe on a pogo stick (stay tuned – you’ll see what I mean!). Welcome to our Scrap ‘N Stamp Polka-Hop Blog Hop! We’re all about ‘spring’ in every sense of the word, as in the season, the motion, and celebrations that happen during Spring. So grab a snack, settle in, and enjoy!
ENJOY THE POLKA-HOP!
It’s super easy to enjoy our Hop! Simply read through the blog posts, “ooh” and “aah” at the projects, and then leave a comment before hopping over to the next blog. Leaving a comment does 2 things; first, we appreciate everything you have to say about how you’re enjoying our projects ♥ Second, it automatically enters you into a random draw, to win a prize! At the bottom of this post you’ll find a list of all the participating blogs, so that you don’t miss out. One lucky person will be randomly drawn around mid-month from all commenters, to WIN a from Scrap ‘N Stamp!
A GIRAFFE ON A POGO STICK
I said that you’d see what I mean about this! I chose the uber-cute MFT Jumping Giraffe stamp set for my card!
How cute is this?! I’d love to have a pogo-stick hopping giraffe show up at my birthday party!
For the ‘polka dots’, I used my MFT Confetti Stencil Set. This set has 2 stencil sheets, that you can use together or separately. I used both; you can see that they overlap in some spots (pun not intended), making it more fun.
For the background panel, lay the first stencil over a piece of white cardstock. Use a blending brush or tool to apply Salty Ocean Distress Ink through the stencil. Now remove the 1st stencil, and lay the 2nd stencil over the panel. Blend Mustard Seed through this stencil. Put this piece aside for now.
On a smaller piece of white cardstock, stamp the giraffe in Nocturne ink, cover with clear embossing powder, and heat set. Use your favourite markers to colour in the giraffe. Now, stamp another giraffe onto copy paper, and cut out with scissors. This will be your mask for the giraffe. Place the mask over the giraffe image, and then place one of the stencils on top. Apply Mustard Seed ink over top. Now, die cut the giraffe image with an oval die, and another one in a dark blue cardstock, slightly larger. Layer them together, using foam tape or squares. Stamp the sentiment in Nocturne ink, and repeat the heat embossing with clear powder.
Layer all of your pieces together, adding a bright yellow layer behind the polka dot layer, and a blue card base.
This card will make anyone smile!
CONTINUE WITH THE POLKA HOP!
If you started at the beginning at the Scrap ‘N Stamp blog, then you should have arrived here from Lindsey’s post. Wasn’t her project fun?! Now, before you head over to see Susan’s amazing project, be sure to leave a comment here, on my post, so that you’re entered for that fabulous PRIZE DRAW! Don’t worry – you won’t be bombarded by spam; it’s just for the draw.
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21 thoughts on “Welcome to the Polka-Hop!”
Giggles – too cute Deb – love the colours and the design.
I love the jumping giraffe and of course the polka dots!!!
I I am in love with your joyful giraffe. He is so sweet. My little granddaughter would LOVE THIS!!! Almost as much as I do 🙂
Pogo stick, polka dots – perfection! Such a fun card!
How fun to have the polka
dot giraffe on the pogo with
dots behind it! Super cute.
Carla from Utah
Such a happy and fun card! Love the giraffe!
Super cute giraffe!
Really cute giraffe image! Love the polka dots on your fun card!
Very fun and cheery card!
Of course there’s no better pairing of a giraffe on a pogo stick with polka dots! 😉 Too cute.
Love, love, love it! The stamp is so cute, and paired with the polka dots, it is a winner! Thank you for sharing.
What an adorable card
Oh my gosh! How cute is your pogo-stick jumping giraffe, bouncing his way through the delightful polka-dot background! So sweet! Love this! Happy Easter!
I have the same stencil but haven’t tried it yet. Thanks. I will use it on my next project.
Very fun and happy birthday card..polka dots just make it that much happier!
That giraffe is having a blast!! Love the fun background.
Aww that giraffe is very sweet and cute. Love it.
Oh my goodness… I love this guy for the polks pogo HOP! This is one of my favorite color combinations, but really like how jumpin’jeraff got his own personal color of polka dots, super cute and fun fun card!