Today I’m sharing a holiday card I made using Mama Elephant stamps.
I am a dog Mom 100%, but when I saw the Oh Kitty Tree stamp in Mama Elephant’s new release, I had to have it! It is so cute! I also used the snow flakes and the sentiment from Mama Elephant’s City Sidewalks set.
I will have these stamps and supplies linked below.
To make my card, I first stamped the kitty tree image with gina k. amalgam ink onto neenah white cardstock. Then, I colored the image with copic markers. I didn’t keep track of all the colors I used, but I will list as many as I can remember.
110, C7, C5, C3, C1, C00, W1, W00, E70, E74, YR27, Y21, E50, E21, R20, R24, R46, R39, BG02, BG05, RV21, RV04, & RV06.
After I colored all the kitties, I was undecided on how I wanted to finish my card, so I created a poll on my Instastories on whether I should fussy cut the image out (I didn’t purchase the coordinating dies), or whether I should color the background and make it a one layer card.
Going along with the majority, I decided to carefully fussy cut the image…it was really tough going around the ornaments the kitties on the edges were holding, but I managed to do it!
Next, I decided to concentrate on the background. First, I used an ink blending tool to get some distress ink on the background. I used Chipped Sapphire, Salty Ocean, and Spun Sugar…my favorite combo for winter skies. Then I used Perfect Pearls shimmer spray to get some shine on the background.
Once fully dry, I used some of the snowflake stamps from the City Sidewalk set with white embossing powder to heat emboss the images.
On a separate piece of white cardstock, I used the “peace. joy. and mad love” sentiment from the City Sidewalk set and gold embossing powder to heat set the sentiment. Then I die cut a snowy hill using the landscape trio dies.
I put all my background elements together using some foam tape for dimension. Then, to add an interactive element to my card, and a little bit more fun, I attached the fussy cut kitty tree to my background with an action wobbler. I will have a video in my Instagram if you’d like to see it in action.
I love love love how this little card came out! It’ll be hard to let it go, LOL!
Here are links to a supplies used:
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80 lb: SSS
Simon Says Stamp stitched rectangle dies: SSS
Gina K Amalgam Ink: SSS
Copic markers: BRI
Distress Ink Chipped Sapphire: SB
Distress Ink Salty Ocean: SB
Distress Ink Spun Sugar: SB
Ranger White Embossing Powder: SB
Ranger Gold Embossing Powder: SB
Action Wobble Springs: BRI