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Elephant Themed Baby Shower

Crafting Time:
1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Darice

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 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

DIRECTIONS:

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

Banner
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.

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