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MAMA ELEPHANT October Stampede

October 15, 2019

Welcome to the Mama Elephant Design Team blog hop!

The newest release is now live and available for purchase in the store!  

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Hello, friends! Today for Mama Elephant’s October Stampede, I made a card featuring the new Crafted with Love – perfect for all my crafty friends! This set is so cute I can barely handle it! It’s definitely a set all us carmakers need in our stash! So, let’s begin!

I started by stamping and coloring my images with Copic markers. For today’s card, I only used the three bunnies since they just go together so well and they remind me of me and two of my crafty friends – you know who you are!

For the background, I die cut the gorgeous Winter Forest Cover – Creative Cuts out of white card stock. Behind it, I ink blended a background using Distress Oxides in Cracked Pistachio, Scattered Straw and Worn Lipstick, splashed it with water and glued it behind the Winter Forest Cover piece. I love this cover die so much. it makes since a quick yet impactful background!

For the sentiment, I used the Lots of Letters stamp set and stamped “Hello” onto the banner that comes with Crafted with Love.

To finish my card, I arranged my crafty scene, adhered all my colored images on with foam tape for dimension and my card is complete!

To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is picking 3 winners to win their choice of stamp set! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. You have up to 4 chances to qualify to win!

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Each action qualifies for one entry, max 4 entries per stampeder please!

Let’s continue to hop along with the Mama Elephant Design Team!

Vera Rhuhay | Nichol Spohr | Keeway Tsao

Mette Witus | Thi Lam | Amy Yang

    1. Hi Meghan, thank you for you sweet comment! For the background, I do splash water first and lift the color THEN I add white splatters with a white calligraphy ink I already have that I use for calligraphy but any white ink will do. Mine is the Dr. Ph. Martin’s Bleedproof white.

  1. I see you like the little bunnies too! LOL THEY’RE ADORABLE!!!! YEP, I can see them out in the woods creating….. 😉 LOVE the colors you used too & the Winter Forest Cover Die!!! A SUPER JOB, Thi!!! ;)<3

  2. I love the white trees against that gorgeous pastel background. Your little critters are adorable and are colored beautifully!! Very nice card!!

  3. Such a cute scene and adorable bunnies. I love that background die too. It’s on my list to get as is this stamp and die set. You did a beautiful job especially with the ink blending.

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