Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Little Elephant card created with NEW Stampin' Up! products

My wonderful upline Stella MacKay made this card and I had to share it with all of you.  I love EVERYTHING about this card especially the Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Silver Mini Sequin Trim, and the Pearlized Doilies.  Read further down on this post about a July special that includes FREE product from Stampin' Up!

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  • Stamp Set: Little Elephant (145725 – wood; 145728 – clear block) or Little Elephant Stamp Set and Elephant Builder Punch Bundle (148338 – wood; 148340 – clear block)
  • Cardstock and Paper: Flirty Flamingo (141416), Whisper White (100730), Sparkle Glimmer Paper (146957)
  • Ink: Flirty Flamingo (147052), Basic Gray (149165)
  • Miscellaneous: Elephant Builder Punch (145652) or refer to bundle pricing above, Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (146335), Stitched Shapes Framelits (1454372), Layering Circles Framelits (141705), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (143263), Whisper White 5/8” Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon (146912), Silver Mini Sequin Trim (144230), Pearlized Doilies (146936), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), household tape, tweezers
  • Flirty Flamingo card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, 4-1/4” then folded
  • Whisper White: 3” x 3” plus scrap for elephant
  • Sparkle Glimmer Paper: 3” x 3”
  • Ribbon: 14”
  1. Run Flirty Flamingo card base through Tufted Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and Big Shot. Set aside.
  2. Ink large elephant with Basic Gray, stamp on Whisper White cardstock and punch out.
  3. Ink hearts in Flirty Flamingo and stamp onto Whisper White positioning with future die cutting in mind. Ink sentiment with Basic Gray and align accordingly making sure to leave room for elephant later and within area to be die cut and aligned with hearts.
  4. Using the 2-1/2” circle from Stitched Shapes Framelits, die cut Whisper White taking care to leave room for elephant.
  5. Using the 2-3/4” circle from the Layering Circles Framelits, die cut Sparkle Glimmer Paper.
  6. Adhere Whisper White portion to Glimmer Paper using Mini Glue Dots.
  7. Lay down ribbon on work area to create a “Z” shape. Adjust so that loops of ribbon and ends will peek out behind focal point.
  8. Cover back of Glimmer Paper with SNAIL then carefully press down onto ribbon so it is shown evenly on left and right side of focal point. A strip of household tape over the ribbon should add extra security.
  9. Add a little more SNAIL and press down focal point with ribbon onto one Pearlized Doily.
  10. Apply SNAIL again and adhere to card front as shown.
  11. Using tweezers and a drop of Multipurpose Liquid Glue, lightly dab a tiny bit of glue onto back of Mini Sequin Trim that have been removed from its thread. Press to card in desired location. Add one sequin as the elephant eye.
Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!

Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my 

Price: $49.00

A must-have tool for all stampers, the Stamparatus helps you perfectly align stamp images, stamp multiples of the same project quickly and precisely, and get complete ink coverage.

It was created by stampers for stampers, so it has all the features you want:

* Compatible with red rubber and photopolymer stamps
* 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
* Rulers on 2 sides for quick measuring
* 2 open sides so you can use larger paper
* Multiple hinges for more placement options
* 2 reversible plates for 4 sides to work with
* 1 foam mat for use with photopolymer
* 1 base with grid
* Magnet storage areas

Three-minute video showcasing the Stamparatus.

FREE new product gift for July for all my customers! MUST USE HOST CODE M2FRW2BW

Colored Doilies  #146935
* 24  3" doilies - 6 each of 4 colors: Coastal Cabana, Flirty Flamingo, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive

  • If your order is UNDER $150, you must use the code to get the gift.
  • If your order is $150 or more, do NOT use the code but you still get the gift.
  • At the end of July, I determine how many gifts I need, I order them, they ship to me, and I ship to you by mid-August.

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