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Relaxing Monkey Trifold

Other Products: Cream Cardstock, White Cardstock, Art Institute Clementine Ultrafine Glitter, Dimensional Adhesive, Paper Trimmer, Scissors, & Die Cutting Machine

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Instructions: To create card base, cut 12" x 12" cream cardstock to 12" x 6" size. Score and fold at 4" and 8". Cut a 6" x 6" Monkeying Around panel to 4" x 6" size and diecut Eyelet Oval from center. Use this panel as a template to cut oval from front of card base. Align oval panel around the edge of oval and attach to card base. Cut light blue 6" x 6" Monkeying Around panel to 4" x 6" size and attach to foldout flap. Sponge edges of both panels and inner and outer oval with Cantaloupe ink.

Stamp 2 palm trees from HCPC-3777 Palm Tree & Monkeys and 2 hammock monkeys from HCPC-3778 Monkeying Around stamp sets in Tuxedo Black ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Sponge the branches of palm tree with New Sprout and Bamboo Leaves, the coconuts with New Sprout and Peanut Brittle and tree trunks with Desert Sand and Rich Cocoa. Fussy cut relaxing monkey from 1 hammock. Sponge monkey's hair with Peanut Brittle and Rich Cocoa, face and extremities with Desert Sand and a touch of ColorBox Rose Coral on cheeks. Use New Sprout and Peanut Brittle for coconut. Use Memento Potter's Clay on second hammock.

Use Flower Shaping kit to shape trees, monkey, and hammock. Use dimensional adhesive and glue to attach monkey onto hammock. Attach trees and hammock as shown. Cut 'Relax' sentiment from Monkeying Around paper, sponge edges with Cantaloupe ink and attach onto card. Use Dries Clear glue along with glitter to add sparkle to card as desired. Add droplets of Crystal Lacquer to monkey eyes.

Created By: Ellen Miller

3-D Crystal Lacquer


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Eyelet Oval Die


Palm Tree & Monkeys Die


Monkeying Around Die