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Mar 3, 2016

Elephant with Flower

Happy Thursday everyone! Seems like winter isn't quite ready to leave us yet, I woke up to some sleet and frozen car windows this morning, I wasn't expecting this after the beautiful spring-like weather we had over the weekend. 
But at least I used some sunshine yellow on today's card :-)

The adorable elephant image - Elephant with Flower - is a rubber stamp released last month from Whimsy Stamps. I colored the cutie with my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils and used baby oil for blending. 
I thought the mini chalkboard greetings sentiments would work well with the elephant, so I used a birthday sentiment from that set (also from Whimsy Stamps). Designer paper is from a 6x6 paper pack that I recently purchased from Hobby Lobby. 
The image has been adhered to the card using 3D tape to give the card some dimension. Sentiment was heat embossed using versafine onyx ink and clear embossing powder. 

Below are a couple closeups. 

This card is newly listed in my Etsy Shop if you're interested.

I am playing along here:
City Crafter Challenge  - The Elephant In The Room 
 ABC Challenge -C is for Cute
Doodle Pantry - Anything Goes
Crafting With An Attitude - Always Anything Goes 
Just Keep On Crafting -Anything Goes 
Hannah & Friends - Anything Goes-
Tinker- Dream -Birthday
Seize The Birthday - Birthday + Topping: Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge -  F - Feature A Creature

Enjoy the rest of your week, I will be back again Sunday with a new card!


Johanna said...

Love the sunshine yellow you have chosen and the ribbon is perfect for a match.

Kathy Krug said...

this card just makes me smile. Fabulous coloring and I love the pops of yellow. Your stitching adds so much to the card. Thanks so much for playing along at Mod Squad this week. Hope ypu join us again.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Sooooooooooooo cute!!!!!!!!!!!

brenda said...

It certainly is a sunny card Ellie, lovely bright yellows and such a sweet Elephant.

B x

kiwimeskreations said...

What a fun and cheerful card Ellie - and ever so cute. Love it.

Squirrel x said...

Absolutely stunning hun! LOVE it. xx

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Stunning creation and great colouring. Your image is super cyte! Thank you very much for joining our challenge at ABC challenges.
Hugs, Iwona

Amy Johnson said...

Awwww, such a sweet card! Love the image, and the yellow flower with the grey elephant is the perfect color combo. March is such a frustrating month isn't it? We're suppose to get snow tonight, and then its going to warm up this weekend with temps in the 50s and 60s next week. Unbelievable!

Unknown said...

Elliebelle, this he so cute! Or is it a she elephant? :) Anyhow - very cute card...

Unknown said...

What a cute card love the yellow, thank you for sharing with us at Crafting with an Attitude - good luck
Lyn - DT

Sternenglanz said...

your card is so sweet! I like it so much!
Thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends.

x Sternenglanz

Ros Crawford said...

This is such a wonderful card!! So adorable! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Colleen said...

Oh perfect colors and that elephant is so darn cute, I love how that big flower is over his head almost like an umbrella...Thank you for sharing at Seize the Birthday!

Nancy said...

Such an adorable card!!! I sure appreciate you joining us over at Seize the Birthday for Anything Goes!

Linby said...

What a super fun card, love the colours you used.

Stella said...

Awe this is sooooo cute! I love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at CCCB!

Glenda J said...

Adorable card! Amazing colouring - well done. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

maria f. said...

Adorable and so perfectly executed.

suzARTe said...

This card is absolutely adorable, I love all the details and the elephant is so so cute.Thanks so much for sharing your creation at
Anything goes March link-up, Just keep on creating
Susan xx