Elephant Themed Baby Shower

Elephant Themed Baby Shower

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Darice
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Additional Information



  • 12"x12" Core'dinations® ColorCore Cardstock®:
    • Sugar and Spice
    • Fuchsia Fizz
    • Love Potion
    • 110 lb Premium White
    • Core Couture Runway
    • Grey Flower
    • Brown Plaid
  • Sanding tool
  • Embossing folder
  • Embossing machine
  • Electronic cutting machine
  • Circle dies or punches
  • Paper trimmer & scissors
  • Bling & pearls
  • Liquid adhesive & pop-up dots
  • Glitter pen
  • Ribbon or tulle
  • Pin lapel back
  • Bamboo sticks or craft sticks


Elephant Cards
1.Use electronic cutting machine to create the shaped elephant card base with 110-lb white cardstock. Cut more elephant pieces in shades of pink & brown.
2.Emboss elephant body with embossing folder. Sand edges. Repeat with other baby elephants as desired. Adhere to base.
3.Sand all elephant pieces (ears, feet, hearts).Assemble adding bling & pearls for eyes.

Elephant Cupcake Toppers and Wraps
1.Die cut 2" scalloped shapes. Cut a white circle 1/4" smaller than scalloped shape; adhere. Repeat with Grey Flower paper.
2.Cut more 1" elephants & adhere to Grey Flower paper. Add some glitter.
3.Adhere to craft sticks.
4.Using electronic cutting machine, cut wraps using pink cardstock and 3 elephants from 3 pink shades of cardstock. Add rhinestones to the elephants for eyes and to the wrap.

Decorative Pin for Mother-to-Be
1.Using Core Couture Cardstock, score every 1/8" to create pennant, or use die.
2.Adhere white circle tags to front & back of accordion folds. Punch a 3/4" circle from grey patterned paper. Center & adhere to front tag.
3.Use electronic cutting machine to cut elephants from shades of pink cardstock; apply rhinestone for the eye. Center & adhere to the grey circle.
4.Fold 3 lengths of ribbon in half to create tails; staple together & adhere to the back of the pennant. Adhere fastening pin to above the ribbons

1.Using electronic cutting machine or dies to cut the bottom layer of the banner from 110-lb white cardstock (5x7"). Repeat with pink cardstock; cut letters so white shows through, 1/4" smaller then the white.
2.Use embossing folders & die-cutting machine to emboss the pink pennants. Sand & adhere the top of these to the white cardstock base.
3.Create the topper with brown patterned paper strips at 11?2"x7" with the bottom scallop edged using a border punch. Adhere to the top of each banner piece. Adhere the bows in the center of each pennant.
4.Punch holes to insert tulle. Tie banner pieces together. Embellish with 3 elephants.