Ah, the king of beasts! Today’s card share pays tribute to the majestic lion… languidly lying in tall grass. I was quite happy to see that the Zoo Review stamp set was NOT on this years’ stamp retirement list “Going, Going, Gone…” as it has become one of my very favorite sets this catalog year!
Watching and waiting… not unlike our house cat. Hopefully this big cat doesn’t suffer from bouts of delusion or schizophrenic activity like our cat does! LOL, after eating dinner he chases the unknown, bouncing off walls and jumping from chair to chair.
Colors used in today’s Majestic Lion Tribute Card are Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, and Crumb Cake.
The majestic lion was stamped using soft suede ink, and I totally resisted the temptation to add even a touch of color to him!
Newsprint Designer Series Paper (DSP) was added along the inside card edge, and a punched open scallop border layer to the card front.
A knotted ribbon of crumb cake taffeta ribbon drapes across the card front, and fit nicely through the punched border too!
I am totally stunned that Stampin’ Up! is retiring gold brads!! I use both silver and gold brads in many of my projects and find them quite versatile as a simple embellishment, don’t you?
The far background was stamped using the large format background stamp “Netting” and all edges were painted with the brush tip of a stampin’ write marker.
Originally, I planned to make today’s card into a very special Fathers’ Day card… but didn’t seem to have the appropriately sized stamp image available. LOL, could have fired up the My Digital Studio Package and printed one… but I’d much rather stamp!
Want to see more cards featuring images from the zoo review stamp set? Check them out:
See you tomorrow with a new Super Saturday Tutorial! I look forward to reading your comments!
Stamps and Supplies for today’s card may be ordered at my online stampin’ up! Store...and thank you for ordering from me!!
Zoo Review- The Majestic Lion Tribute Card
Stamps: Zoo Review WM 122197 / CM 122199, A Word For You WM117032 / CM 120528, Netting WM 122655
Papers: Mocha Morning Specialty DSP , First Edition DSP , Beau Chateau DSP , Soft Suede 115318, Very Vanilla 101650
Inks: Soft Suede 115667
Terrific Tools: Mat Pack 105826, Paper Piercing Tool 116631, open scallop border punch 118402
Awesome Accessories: Stampin’ Dimensionals 104430, Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Marker 120973, Crumb Cake 3/8” Taffeta Ribbon 122966, Gold Brads 104337