The International Design Team is back again and you have to check out these adorable card ideas with Animal Expedition.

I’m so excited that we picked the Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper (DSP) to feature in our Design it with Designer Series Paper Blog Hop.  Each of us made a different project to share with you, so make sure to “hop around” and check out all the others.

There are links at the bottom of this post to all the other blogs!  And please–leave a comment on each, we really do love to hear what you think about our card ideas and projects!

Check Out These Adorable Card Ideas

Here is my card project using the Animal Expedition paper.  I combined the paper with the Animal Outing stamp set that coordinates with it to make this fun window card.  I love how the animals are peaking out of the window.

Check Out These Adorable Card Ideas with Animal Expedition {Blog Hop)

But wait, check out the inside!  What a fun baby card this would make!

Baby Card Ideas with Animal Expedition bundle by Stampin Up!

How to Make a Window Card

I did not have time to make a video for this specific card, however here is one I did showing how to make a window card.

If you are reading this in your email, the video might not show up.  Just click below to view it:

Fun Fold Video using Picture Perfect Birthday

Back to Today’s Card Idea

Stampin Up Animal Expedition card ideas

Card Recipe:

  • Crumb Cake:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored and folded at 4 1/4″
  • DSP for front:  4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Black scrap for scalloped frame:  3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (or so)
  • Shimmery White scraps for animals
  • Whisper White scrap for front banner
  • Inside:  Whisper White:  5″ x 8″, scored and folded at 4″
  • Strip of DSP for inside:  1 1/2″ x 5″
  • Linen Thread & Black Baker’s Twine
  • All supplies used are shown at the very bottom of this post

Stampin Up Animal Expedition Card ideas

Card Tips:

  • All animals were stamped on Shimmery White in Archival Black Ink (now retired, can also use Stazon)
  • Watercolor animals using Aqua Painter and ink pads, then cut out with framelits

card ideas from Jackie Bolhuis Klompen Stampers

  • Lay front DSP on top of front of card, but DO NOT adhere down and cut the square window opening through both layers at one time
  • Adhere animals on top of the Crumb Cake, then adhere top DSP over them. This way, when you open the card you don’t see them “hanging over the edge”

handmade cards ideas with Animal Expedition

  • Adhere inside Kangaroo after the rest of the card is together so that you can match it up with the one peaking through the window
  • Front banner greeting is from the ANOTHER WONDERFUL YEAR stamp set

Cute baby card ideas with animal expedition

I hope you like my project and that you HOP AROUND and visit all of my friends from around the world.

Here are all the links for the other blogs. Simply click on each name to check out their project.  Each one will have another project for you using the Animal Expedition Paper. And then, if you live in the United States, and would like to order any of these products, just come back here and scroll down.

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Supplies Used

Here are the supplies that I used for today’s card ideas. If you’d like to order any of them, just click on any picture to go to my online store and place your order.  Don’t forget about this months HOST CODE to earn STAMPING REWARDS   CLICK HERE for Reward Program Details.

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