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Birthday Monkey Trio

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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 cream cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". Score and fold at 4 1/4". Cut yellow Monkeying Around paper to 4" x 4 1/2" size. Cut light green Monkeying Around paper to 4 1/4" x 4", diecut Fleur Basic border from top and bottom. Using from Elegant Border Basics, diecut Happy Birthday from light green panel. Sponge edges of card base, yellow panel and light green panel with Cantaloupe ink. Pop up Happy Birthday letters and sponge with Cantaloupe. Attach yellow panel directly onto card base. Attach light green panel with dimensional adhesive.

Stamp 2 plumeria borders from HCPC-3777 Palm Tree & Monkeys, monkeys and palm branch from HCPC-3778 Monkeying Around stamp set in Tuxedo Black onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Sponge palm leaf with New Sprout in the center and Bamboo Leaves on the edges. Use Cantaloupe for plumerias and Rose Coral in the centers. Use New Sprout and Bamboo Leaves on the plumeria leaves. Cut off extra hanging monkey. For monkeys hair, use Peanut Brittle and Rich Cocoa, face and extremities with Desert Sand and a touch of ColorBox Rose Coral on cheeks. Use Cantaloupe for bananas.

Shape plumeria borders, monkeys and palm leaf. Cut palm leaf into half lengthwise and attach underneath along the top left and bottom right of light green panel. Attach monkeys and plumeria borders as shown. Use Dries Clear glue along with glitter to add sparkle over plumerias, leaves, and Happy Birthday. After glue has dried, add a touch of Rose Coral to the tips of each Happy Birthday letter for a two tone color effect. Add droplets of Crystal Lacquer to monkey eyes.

Created By: Ellen Miller

3-D Crystal Lacquer


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Fleur Border Basics Die


Elegant Border Basics Die


Palm Tree & Monkeys Die


Monkeying Around Die