Zany Zebras Circles Boy Birthday Card TTT112

by Joanne James6. May 2021 17:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Betty is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 


I went down the third column with Heat Embossing/Diecuts/Circles and made another boy's birthday card with my now retired 'Zany Zebras' stamp set that I used on my Paper Players card earlier this week (if you missed it, you can see that card here) - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I used a ton of retired product on my card today: Zany Zebras, Playing with Patterns paper, Stitched Shapes Dies, enamel stars and Large Dot embossing folder to name but a few, but I think they were totally fitting for the grid and they combine to make a fun birthday card for a boy. Check out the hat on my zebra with oversized tassle too:

I also added some words and another fun zebra to the inside of my card:


No visual summary of the key products used on today's project today or supplies list as so much came from the storecupboard!

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge.

I'm also linking today's card up over at the Festive Friday Challenge where I chose red, blue and emboss as my 3 (I realise I also have stitching too with my circle!) and am making another entry over at SUO Challenges for their 'animals' theme.

Enjoy your evening; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

This card was a Festive Faves Winner for #FF0083

FF#001 Festive Friday Faves

Comments (11) -

Stephanie Lanzalotto
Stephanie LanzalottoUnited States
5/7/2021 11:46:26 AM #

What a cute card for a child. I  especially love the tassel! Thanks for playing with us at Festive Friday.


Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
5/7/2021 5:00:01 PM #

Adorable, Joanne! This little zebra image is so cute...and what awesome embellishments! You can't beat that party hat! Thank you for sharing at Festive Friday!


Natalie Arnold
Natalie ArnoldUnited Kingdom
5/7/2021 5:53:43 PM #

Love this cute card the Zany zebra is just gorgeous love the stripey circles they compliment the stripey zebra perfectly and the tassel hat makes the card finish perfect love it. Thanks for taking part in the SUOchallenge hope to see you on the next one x Natalie


Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
5/7/2021 6:36:04 PM #

Oh, Joanne, this guy is adorable, and I love the play on all the dots!  Super fun!  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/10/2021 4:20:04 AM #

Another cutie with those zebras! LOVE the tassel on the hat. Did you make it?


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
5/10/2021 12:56:41 PM #

I did indeed with some red bakers twine - just tied in a loop and frayed. A little over the top, but fun!


Helen Jennings
Helen JenningsUnited Kingdom
5/10/2021 7:34:08 PM #

I love the combination of the circles/spots and the stripes. I love the little Zebra too and am sad to see him retire. Thanks for joining us at Festive Friday.


Cindy Coutts
Cindy CouttsUnited States
5/10/2021 9:59:59 PM #

This is insanely adorable! Such a perfectly fun card! Thank you so much for joining us at and we will definitely see you again tomorrow!


VickyUnited Kingdom
5/11/2021 7:39:24 PM #

What a fun card for any child's birthday! I love the tassel on the party  hat! Vicky x


Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
5/12/2021 7:01:23 AM #

I was very surprised that Zany Zebras only stuck around for a year, they're so adorable.  Your party animal is perfect, love the pompom on his hat!  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges!


Stephanie Lanzalotto
Stephanie LanzalottoUnited States
5/13/2021 2:04:41 AM #

Congratulations, Joanne! Your project was selected as a Festive Fave over at the Festive Friday Challenge. As a reminder, you can hop over to the challenge to grab your winner's badge for your blog. Thanks so much for joining us and I hope you will play along again really soon!


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