Thank you for joining me on Sunday for my Live Jungle Pals Crafting with Karen on YouTube.

Oh my goodness, have you ever seen anything as adorable as these cards? I couldn’t contain my excitement as I delved into crafting these jungle-themed wonders using the Jungle Pals stamp set and Jungle Pals dies. Inspired by the lush and vibrant colors of the jungle, I opted for a delightful combination of Lemon Lime Twist, Granny Apple Green, and Mossy Meadow.

What truly brought these cards to life were the intricate line art images, perfectly suited for coloring with Stampin’ Blends markers. These alcohol markers are a game-changer, allowing for seamless blending and creating a professionally ‘painted’ look that adds depth and character to each design.

Can you imagine the sheer delight on someone’s face when they receive one of these exotic animal cards in their mailbox? It’s like sending a piece of the jungle straight to their doorstep!

I hope you had the chance to join me live and learn how to create these charming cards yourself. If you missed out, don’t worry! You can catch the replay and follow along step-by-step to bring your own jungle creations to life. Let’s spread some wild happiness, one card at a time!


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Ah, the nostalgia! As soon as I laid eyes on the tiger image for today’s crafting session, memories of Saturday mornings and cereal commercials came flooding back. Who could forget the iconic Tony the Tiger, the charismatic mascot of a certain sugary breakfast cereal?

In a moment of pure whimsy, I knew I had to incorporate that tiger image into my project. It was like a trip down memory lane, revisiting those carefree days of childhood and the simple joy of enjoying a bowl of cereal while watching cartoons.

As I worked on my crafting project, the image of Tony the Tiger brought a smile to my face. It was a playful nod to the past, a reminder of the little things that can spark happiness in our lives.

Whether it’s through crafting or indulging in a nostalgic treat, it’s these small moments that make life truly special. So here’s to embracing our inner child, reliving fond memories, and finding joy in the simple pleasures of life. After all, as Tony would say, they’re grrreat!


jungle pals tiger card

Ah, the sloth image—truly a fascinating creature, isn’t it? As someone living in the United States, it’s a bit of a bummer that these adorable creatures aren’t native to our area. Yet, there’s something irresistibly intriguing about them.

With their slow-paced lifestyle and penchant for relaxation, sloths seem to have mastered the art of taking it easy. And oh, how I envy them! In a world filled with hustle and bustle, the idea of embracing their laid-back habitat and simply lounging the day away sounds like a dream come true.

As I worked on crafting with the sloth image, I couldn’t help but imagine myself taking on their tranquil demeanor. It’s a gentle reminder to pause, breathe, and savor the present moment amidst the chaos of daily life. That my friend is what crafting is all about!

    Living in the Sunshine State, I couldn’t resist incorporating a bit of local flavor into my crafting endeavors. And what’s more quintessentially Floridian than the alligator? These majestic creatures never fail to turn heads, whether they’re sunbathing by the water’s edge or lurking in the marshes.

    For this particular project, I decided to add a playful twist to our scaly friend. By adorning our gator with a charming bow, I transformed its rugged demeanor into something a bit more whimsical and girly. It’s a fun nod to all the tomboy girls out there who appreciate a touch of femininity amidst their adventurous spirit.

    As I crafted away, I couldn’t help but imagine the smiles that this little alligator would bring, especially to those with tomboy girls in the family. It’s a reminder that even the most unexpected creatures can embrace a bit of sweetness and charm.

    I hope this little alligator brings a dash of sunshine and smiles to your day. After all, crafting is all about infusing a bit of personality and joy into everything we create!

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    Step by Step Tutorial: Jungle Pals Crafting with Karen

    If you are the kind of person that wants to stamp along with my and make this card I’ve created a step-by-step video just for you!!

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