Go Wild with These Animal Scrapbook Tag & Border Ideas

When we’re sitting in our crafting rooms, the wide open spaces and wild jungles where animals roam can seem like a world away. However, when you put the What a Zoo Theme Pack to good use, you can bring that untamed landscape into your crafting lair and harness it to create some fun animal-themed projects! Nature is calling you to try out these animal scrapbook tags and animal scrapbook borders — are you going to answer the call?

To create these borders and tags, you will need:

Border 1: What a Zoo

Step 1: Cut a 2-1/2″ x 12″ strip of tropical foliage patterned paper for the base. Punch both ends with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch.

Step 2: Cut a 2″ x 11-1/2″ strip of dot patterned paper. Punch both ends with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch and adhere it to the base.

Step 3: Cut a 1″ x 5-1/2″ strip of Dark Green Cardstock. Punch both ends with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch and adhere it to the middle of the border. Cut a 2″ x 5″ strip of gold patterned paper. Punch both ends with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch and adhere it to the middle of the border, over the dark green strip.

Step 4: Add leaves, gorilla, lion, monkey and “What a Zoo” stickers with Foam Squares.

Border 2: Party Animal

Step 1: Cut a 2-1/2″ x 12″ strip of Dark Green Cardstock for the base. Punch one end with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch.

Step 2: Cut a 2″ x 10-1/2″ strip of gold patterned paper. Punch one end with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch and notch a “v” in the other end with All-Purpose Scissors. Adhere it to the base.

Step 3: Cut a 1″ x 9-1/2″ strip of tropical foliage patterned paper. Punch one end with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch and notch a “v” in the other end with All-Purpose Scissors. Adhere it to the border and top it with a 1/2″ x 8″ section of arrows from the mat patterned paper.

Step 4: Trim out the “Party Animals” piece from the mat patterned paper. Use the 2-Way Corner Rounder to round the corners and place it at an angle on the border.

Step 5: Add seals, beach ball and leaf stickers, popping some up with Foam Squares.

Tag 1: I Love Animals

Step 1: Cut a 5-3/4″ x 2″ piece of tropical foliage patterned paper for the base. Punch both ends with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch.

Step 2: Cut a 5-1/2″ x 1-1/8″ strip of gold patterned paper and punch both ends with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch. Adhere it to the base, making sure to line up the holes. Weave 1/8″ x 8-1/2″ strips of Dark Green Cardstock and dot patterned paper through the holes, as shown. Trim the ends of the stripes at an angle.

Step 3: Trim out the “I Love Animals” piece from the mat patterned paper. Notch a “v” into both ends with All-Purpose Scissors and adhere it to the middle of the tag. Add alligator and hearts stickers.

Tag 2: Birds Journal Box

Step 1: Cut a 2-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ piece of tropical foliage patterned paper. Punch one end with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch. Cut a 2″ x 4-3/4″ piece of gold patterned paper. Punch one end with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch and adhere it to the first tag, overlapping as shown.

Step 2: Trim out the zebra stripe journal box from the mat patterned paper. Adhere it to the tags, overlapping as shown.

Step 3: Top it with leaf and bird stickers, popping the birds up with Foam Squares.

Tag 3: Adventures

Step 1: Cut a 2-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ piece of tropical foliage patterned paper. Punch one end with the 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch.

Step 2: Cut a 2-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ piece of gold patterned paper and adhere it to the tag. Trim out the “Adventures” piece from the mat patterned paper and mount it in the middle of the gold piece.

Step 3: Top it with tiger and paw print stickers popped up with Foam Squares.

Which of these animal scrapbook borders or animal tags will you try out first? Let us know which ones make your creativity roar in the comments below!

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