chinese new year

MAMA ELEPHANT Zodiac Ox | Stamp Highlight

November 18, 2019

Today I am joining the Mama Elephant design team to highlight Zodiac Ox from the Mama Elephant November release! I already shared a card last week where I created a scene with these adorable ox. Today I made a Lunar New Year card with a pocket for where you can put your lucky money into!

I started by coloring my oxen with Copic markers and die cutting them with their coordinating dies.

Next I used Framed Tags – Delancey – Creative Cuts to cut out a think frame and the little bag out of white card stock. For the bag, I ink blended with Distress Oxide in Candy Apple, Worn Lipstick and Tattered Rose.

For my card base, I used 110 lb colored card stock I bought at Joann’s in this fun light blue color. I cut it down and scored it to an A2 side folding card base. Next, I used the little hong Bao (red envelope) image to stamp all over with Versafine and heat embossed with white embossing powder.

To put my card together, I glued the thin white frame on first to literally frame my card. Next I assembled and adhered the bag with strong score tape. Lastly, I added my colored images with some wet glue and my card is finished!

As always, thanks for stopping by! Ciao!

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