Tuesday, July 12, 2011

CPS #226

I used these colors from cQc #92 in my project today, but I don't know what I was thinking...the link had already closed, so too late to enter for a chance to win. Oh well, they were great cheery colors anyway :)

This is the sketch I used for my card from CPS:

And with the two of them combined, this is what I created:

I got the idea for the hat from one of the PTI design team members. They put it on the zebra with that sentiment, and I knew right away that that was what I wanted to make for my father-in-law for his birthday card!

The zebra print strip came from a Stampendous set that I found at Michaels in the Clearance rack! It was only $3.99 and I knew it would go perfectly with this PTI set. It also had other animal prints, so I'm sure you'll be seeing those soon, too ;)

I found this ribbon at my local stamp store and knew I wanted it right away.

The cardstock is all SU, the patterned paper is K & Company. The rest I pretty much explained above. I know it sounds weird, but I have a feeling my FIL is going to really like this card...you'd understand if you met him ;) His birthday is actually today, on our anniversary. (So you think that would make me remember it and have his card/gift ready early, right? Wrong! Its a good thing Phillip mentioned it yesterday, or I would have completely forgotten!) My brother and sister-in-law also got married on her dad's birthday...weird coincidence, right?


  1. Super fun! I love the party hat on the zebra! Too bad you didn't get to link this up for the challenge, but I'm glad you were able to use the colors anyway. They are so perfect for this card! I'm sure your FIL will love it!

  2. This is awesome and super fun, Jessica! I love the tab at the top of the card, and how you stamped the bottom half. He's gonna love it!

  3. Fab design and love that zebra with the matching ribbon. Great job on the CPS sketch and thanks for playing along this week :)

  4. Oh good gracious, what a CUTE fun card! Thanks for playing at CPS with us! :)

  5. I think I may need this set just to do a party hat on the zebra! This is super super adorable!!! Love your little die cut off the top of the card!

  6. Oh do I love this!!! Is that little zebra the cutest, great use of the color combo and love how you used the CPS sketch.


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