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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thanks a Ton!

Hi Everyone,

 I am playing with the Your Next Stamp challenge, combining the color and sketch challenge (see pictures below). I love their stamps - they are so cute without being cutesy. The set I am using here is called Jungle Critters 2
I am always in need of thank you cards.......

I stamped teh elephant onto shimmer paper, colored it with Copics and fuzzy cut him The eyes and toenails I accented with liquid enamel. the background I sponged onto watercolor paper using distress inks and then splattered water droplets on it. It does not show that well. I'm not sure what I did srong here - maybe its the paper???? The dark blue side strip I embossed with a Sizzix embossing folder. 
On the picture below you can see the shimmer of the elephant a little better:

Added Bakers twine.
Also linking up with Cardz4Guys - Anything Goes

YNS Color Challenge 5         YNSSketch-5   Cardz 4 Guyz

Happy Stamping!


Sazzle Dazzle said...

Totally cute and fun x

Susanne Vargas said...

Sehr schöne Karte! Toller Hintergrund und süsser Elefant (gute Idee ihn auf Schimmerpapier zu stempeln)!

Annette Allen said...

totally cute.. love your take on the sketch.. thanks for joining us at Your Next Stamp

Julie E said...

The watercolor paper background is perfect for the inspiration photo and looks great! What a way to combine the sketch and colors. Thanks for joining in the fun at YNS!

Jane Willis said...

What a super, witty card! I love the background, even if it wasn't quite what you had in mind
Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz

Anita in France said...

So fun and what a cute shimmery elephant, Cornelia ... love that sponged background! Anita :)

sweet art designs said...

This is one of those laugh out loud card. The CAS design is perfect to draw you in to that silly little elephant. Love it! Thank you for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guys Challenge. - Myrna January 2015 Guest Designer

Daen'Ys said...

Wieder so eine tolle Karte! Der geprägte Streifen an der Seite sieht super aus!
!! ich hinke immer hinterher denn
...du bist definitiv zu rapide für mich!! ...wie schaffst du das bloß!
LG Rosi

Julie B said...

Such a fun card Cornelia, love the elephant's expression!
So pleased to see you over at Cardz4Guyz this week. :)

Karen (Your Next Stamp) said...

Super cute and fun! Congrats on winning Top Pick at YNS!

Monika Reeck said...

Love the blue Ombre you made here
and cute elephant
lovely guys card you have made Cornelia..big hugs from Munich

Cazro said...

I adore your background, perfect shading. A wonderful card. Thanks for joining in with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. We would love to see you visit us again. Caz

Lena_J said...

Loving it. I so wish that we in my country had more wordplay like that :-)