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Awesome Otters & Simply Marbelous!

Good morning!  I have a fun card for you today that used two of our Sale-a-bration items:  the Awesome Otters Stamp Set and the Simply Marbelous Designer Series Paper:



  • Balmy Blue: 4 1/4” x 11” scored at 5 ½”, scrap for sentiment
  • Misty Moonlight: 4” x 5 ¼”, 3 ½” x 3 ½” piece for cut label
  • Basic White: 3 ¾” x 5” (Front), 4” x 5 ¼” (Inside), 2 ¾’ x 2 ¾” piece for cut label, scrap for birthday hat (fussy cut)
  • Simply Marbleous DSP: 2” x 5”


  1. Card Base using the Balmy Blue 4 1/4” x 11” scored at 5 ½”. Take the top right flap corner and put into trimmer groove, score down to the bottom left corner.  Fold down at score line.
  2. Using the Simply Marbleous DSP 2” x 5” adhere to the bottom of the Basic White 3 ¾” x 5” (Front). Wrap the Gray Granite 1/4" Shimmer Ribbon around this layer and adhere to Misty Moonlight 4” x 5 ¼”. Attach to card base using adhesive only on bottom scored front fold.
  3. Using the Hippo & Friends Dies & the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine run the following: Largest (above shape) Die & Misty Moonlight, Basic White CS and the Hippo & Friends 2nd Largest (above shape) Dies & the smallest (above shape) & Balmy Blue label for sentiment.
  4. Slide the Misty Moonlight label under ribbon, center and adhere.
  5. Using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Stamp Otter & “It’s birthday time!” sentiment onto the cut Basic White label. Stamp “you are OTTERLY AWESOME” onto Balmy Blue cut label. Stamp birthday hat (fussy cut).
  6. Color the Otter using the Gray Granite Blends, water & birthday hat with Balmy Blue & Misty Moonlight. Add this to the Misty Moonlight label with Stampin’ dimensionals.
  7. Fussy cut birthday hat & attach to Otter with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Adhere the Basic White CS 4” x 5 ¼” to the inside. Stand up front flap & adhere the Balmy Blue Sentiment cut label with Stampin’ dimensionals.
  9. Finish the card with five Blue Adhesive-Backed Gems.




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