Sunday, December 28, 2014

Kiss kiss, i love u

Hi there folks!  I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas.  Sorry I've been missing in action here on my blog but right before Christmas I came down with the flu.  Yes, yuck!  Not fun being sick all through the holiday.  I'm still coughing and blowing but I wanted to take a few minutes to post two cards that I created for the Mama Elephant Challenge for this month which is to create a Valentine card.  Yep I know what you're thinking, Valentine's already? but as a card maker it's never too early to start crafting ahead for the next holiday.
 The first card that I created is a shaker card using the adorable Mama Elephant stamp set Pandamonium.  I started out with a white card base and then added a red die cut and embossed scalloped panel using the Mama Elephant Creative Cuts basic set and a polka dot embossing folder.  For the scallop heart cutout to create my shaker, I used the Papertrey Ink shakers & sprinkles heart die.  I added a little Copic marker shading and pink cheeks to my kissing pandas before I filled my shaker with silver and red sequins and red and pink hearts.  This card was so fun to make that I can see myself making more of these.
 My second Valentine card, I used the same Pandamonium stamp set along with another Mama Elephant set Party Kit.  The little panda was stamped, colored and die cut, then popped up on a white die cut panel that I had stamped the three heart balloons and streamers.  The sentiment was stamped in black ink onto a pink banner and added on top of the die cut green hill and for some added detail I glued on a few clear iridescent sequins.  

That's it for me today.  Thank you for your visit!

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5 comments:

lostinpaper said...

You've reminded me that I really 'need' to get this set out again, your cards are brilliant! So glad you could join us at Mama Elephant & Me!

Kay Miller said...

Oh these are just darling!! Love the panda shaker card SO much!!!

Rubeena I. said...

love this card!

Joanne Stott said...

Congratulations on winning the Mama Elephant challenge ;-) your card is so cute

jan metcalf said...

Cute, cute!