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Monday, 11 March 2019

Ellie Thanks

I love this funky elephant stamp, and if I was an elephant I wouldn't want to be grey!

I coloured the background using cheap iridescent watercolours from the dollar shop in shades of blue.I love how the texture of the card shows (it is ordinary card not watercolour) and I was surprised to see the iridescence show up well in the photos (click on pic for closeup).
I stamped the sentiment and elephant on the card, then onto a piece of patterned paper and cut it out (paper piecing). You look gorgeous Ellie!














Stamps: Happy Little Stamper

Shared on challenges:
casology-334-funky
papercraft-challenges-32-clean-and-simple
timeoutchallenges-130-unique
alohafriday-138-animals
craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-march
ikesworld-challenges-118-c-for-cas
digichoosday-10-anything-goes
papercraftchallengebusiness-16-ag-animal

17 comments:

pinky said...

Very cute card Carol!

Joyce said...

This is adorable. Love that funky elephant, and the way you have done your background coloring. Thanks so much for playing along at Casology.

Joyce said...

Oops.....forgot to also say thanks so much for playing along at Time Out also.

slanzal said...

I love that elephant image. You have made Ellie very unique indeed. Thanks for playing with us at Time Out!

crafty-stamper said...

Great shimmer and love the paper pieced elephant why be boring grey lol
Carol x

Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw said...

What a cute card! Great paper piecing! Thank you for joining us! Jeanie -Scrapbookingmamaw @ Proud PB DT Member
Be sure to join in on the fun with our Papercraft Business Challenges next time!

Jen W. said...

I love your funky elephant, Carol - its my favourite Happy Little Stamper image. :) He wears that pattern with total style too! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

valscraftings said...

A fab CAS card, love the elephant. Thanks for joining in at Ike’s World Challenges. DT Val x

Shona Chambers said...

What an awesome idea to make the elephant NOT grey and love the paper you chose too. Amazing what finds you can come across in a Dollar store and your soft background is perfect for little Ellie. Its a fantastic CAS card and its always wonderful to see you at TIME OUT!

Jennifer_GlitterInMyHair said...

Cute card, I like the piecing you've done! Thanks for sharing it with us at Polkadoodles' Digi Choosday, hope to see you again! Jennifer, DT

Renate said...

So nice how you paper pieced the elephant.
It provides the happy note on your card.
Thank you for sharing your card at our challenge.
I hope to see you back at our next challenge.

-xiss- Renate.
(DT Papercraft Challenges)

Creations by Shirl said...

Lovely CAS card! TFS it with KBD Aloha Friday Challenge~

Nonni said...

Very cute! Fun idea to paper piece that elephant, she looks very original... And your water coloring looks amazing! Thanks for joining us at Time Out!

Catie Cuddles said...

Super cute elephant.
Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge.
Happy crafting!
Catherine x DT

Sall said...

I love the elegance of this. Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent, creativity and imagination at work. I hope to see more of your creativity in the near future. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

Maikreations said...

Dear Carol, I love the iridescent background - makes everything look extra special ;o) Thank you for joining our "Clean and Simple" challenge at the Papercraft Challenges ;o) Have a wonderful Sunday and happy crafting, Maike

Lisa said...

lovely CAS card Carol, love the paper piecing! Thank you for playing along on the papercraft-challenges blog. Lisa xx