Welcome to the newest Cardz 4 Guyz challenge! Our host for challenge #346, Julie., chose Welcome to the Jungle for the theme. When you finish here, please visit the challenge site to see what the rest of the very talented design team members created. Then, don’t forget to upload your creations to our gallery. We look forward to seeing your creations there!

Here’s my Little Monkey Jungle card:

This stamp set and punch are too stinking cute! However, all good things must come to an end, including this stamp set and punch. It’s on the last chance list, and since the new catalog goes live on Wednesday, 05/01/2024, the last chance availability really is coming to a close. Don’t delay!

The layout for this card comes from the Freshly Made Sketches that ended yesterday afternoon. I thought it would be perfect for my jungle card.

Here’s the sketch banner:


  • The Old Olive base measures 8-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches.
  • I used the retired Happy Forest DSP (designer series paper) for the background pieces. The bottom DSP measures 4-1/8 by 5-3/8 inches.
  • The two side pieces of DSP each measure 1-7/8 by 2-5/8 inches.
  • I also trimmed a piece of DSP to 6 by 2-1/2 inches for the envelope flap.
  • Then, I punched a 1-inch circle of DSP for the envelope seal, and ran the circle through my XYRON create-a-sticker.
  • The white cardstock for the front measures 3 by 4-3/8 inches.
  • Next, I trimmed a piece of white cardstock to 4 by 5-1/4 inches for the inside of the card.
  • I used leftover pieces to stamp the monkey.

Stamping, Coloring, & Assembly:

  • I outlined the bottom DSP mat using my Crumb Cake marker.
  • The two front side pieces of DSP are outlined using a Mossy Meadow marker.
  • I stamped everything using the Momento Tuxedo Black ink pad so I could use my blends combos to color in the images. All the stamps come from the Little Monkey stamp set.
  • For the leaves on the bottom of the white panel, I stamped one of the leaf sprays and fussy cut it out. Then I used the cut-out to mask the leaf sprays by working my way across the bottom.
  • I alternated coloring the sprays using the Mossy Meadow and Old Olive blends combos.
  • Next, I colored the vines and the leaves on the tree branch using the Old Olive blends combo.
  • I used the (now retired) Soft Suede blends combo to color the tree branch.
  • I colored the monkey using the Crumb Cake blends combo.
  • After punching the monkey out, I added dimensionals to the back so I could adhere it to the white cardstock panel.
  • I repeated the monkey stamping and coloring on the white cardstock for the inside of the card. I did stamp a banana because of the sentiment, but I still don’t know how I feel about it on the card.
  • All the other pieces of the card were adhered using multipurpose liquid glue.
  • With that, I’d finished this coordinated card, envelope, and envelope seal set.

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