Wednesday, May 15, 2013


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Welcome to the Mama Elephant May Design Team blog hop! The May release is now live and available for purchase in the store: www.mamaelephant.com  Hopefully you came here from lea's blog, if not, head back to mama elephant and start the hop from the beginning...it's amazing!!!!


To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is giving away 3 gift certificates worth $20.00 each to 3 lucky people! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. Winners will be announced on the mama elephant blog on May 19th.



for my project, i used both sunny skies and wanderlust! (with a dash of midnight letters and a splash of good times, ha ha!)! this layout just captures an everyday moment that i shot of my little menn on their way to school one morning!  some of the clouds were popped up for dimension and i added washi tape underneath to make it look like rain, or sun rays, your choice! 


the bottom of the layout has a few more clouds, and some awesome stamps from the wanderlust stamp set! LOVE that set!! 

i really had fun with this layout!! and it just shows how versitle the mama elephant stamp sets can be! 
next up is the crazy talented geralyn!



Here's how to qualify to win (leave a separate comment for each):



1. Leave a comment on this blog post

2. Become a follower of our blog
3. Like/share us on Facebook:http://facebook.com/mamaelephant
4. Follow/tweet us on Twitter:http://twitter.com/heymamaelephant

Kryssi Ng / Mama Elephant http://www.mamaelephantblog.com/

so get hopping! and win! 
enjoy!

94 comments:

  1. Very sweet layout, loving the stamped elements!!

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  2. This is a gorgeous layout, it has so much going on but still has a lot of room to breathe. The "i've got sunshine" is my absolute favorite from the new releases. Love this! :)

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  3. What a fun layout!! Love the cityscapes stamped in the background!!

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  4. WOWZERS!! What a great way to incorporate the stamps into a layout! Totally fabulous seeing the versatility of these sets!

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  5. I follow Mama Elephant's blog.

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  6. I Like Mama Elephant's Facebook page

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  7. This is a cute layout. Using washi tape for rain was so creative. I'm now following your blog and look forward to seeing more of your creations.

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  8. AWESOME layout!! I love how you used the Mama Elephant products!! And the washi strips as rain----TOTALLY GENIUS!!! LOVE THAT!!!

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  9. How cute is that washi tape rain?!

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  10. Cute page and great use of washi tape.

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  11. Such a lovely layout!! Washi Tape rain is just brilliant...love the colors too!!

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  12. WASHI wonderful! Love the flat bottomed clouds!

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  13. Great layout. Love the Washi rain!

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  14. How clever to use the city scene as a background. I LOVE it.

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  15. I just love the cloud and washi tape combo! That's so clever and cute!

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  16. what a terrific page, the color combination is really cool, and clever with the washi tape!

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  17. Thank you for doing a layout. I struggle so much with layout ideas.. Your's is beautiful!

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  18. What a terrific LO. The way you used the stamp set just adds "Happy" to it.

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  19. Sweet layout. I love your use of stamps! I look forward to seeing all you do as a guest designer this month with Mama Elephant!

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  20. I like your color choice, nice layout!

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  21. What a great layout! Fabulous colors!!

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  22. What an awesome layout! Great colors.

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  23. Such a neat layout. I love all your details.

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  24. Adorable layout, Samantha!

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  25. lovely layout, thanks for inspiration

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  26. Awesome layout, thanks for sharing!!!!

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  27. This is a great layout - love the colours you used

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  28. i love seeing a layout on this hop!!! very cute!

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  29. So nice to see a layout and not a card...you used the stamp in such a wonderful way.

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  30. What a fun layout...the joy of kids!

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  31. Cool layout. I never would have thought to use the striped washi tape like that under the clouds. Very clever.

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  32. Super fab LO! LOVE how you used the washi tape under the clouds - so creative and fun!

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  33. Adorable layout!
    ~God bless~

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  34. Liked ME on Facebook but I am not on Twitter!

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  35. I love your layout - I really want Wanderlust stamp set too! (Filigree too if I'm allowed to be greedy!)

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  36. I love ME so I already like their facebook page

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  37. I already follow the ME blog - wouldn't want to miss out on the new releases and inspiration on there.

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  38. I love seeing layouts on these hops. This is really sweet and I love your paper choices!

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  39. And I already like ME on FB and shared there

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  40. And I follow ME on Twitter and tweeted: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/334835667286765570

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  41. Fun to see a scrapbook layout using the ME stamps!

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  42. What a fabulous layout! I like the bright yellow against the grey.

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  43. Lovely bright and fun layout. Thanks for sharing!

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  44. I have become a follower of the Mama Elephant blog.

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  45. Great layout! Love your background and the clouds! Nice job!

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  46. cute layout. I have a picture of my nephew splashing in a puddle that could use a set like this to set off the page.

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  47. I follow your blog by GFC and the ME blog by email...fossilsrock@hotmail.com

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  48. Great colors on this layout.

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  49. Wonderful layout. Thanks for sharing.

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  50. Love the washi tape rain.. that's so clever. Nice colors. TFS!

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  51. You really showcased how versatile the Mama Elephant stamps are. Great layout.

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  52. FABULOUS layout! What great use of the new release!!!

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  53. What a fun layout to showcase the new release! Day-brightener and smile-maker for sure!
    c

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  54. Love the layout, Sam! Great use of the ME stamps! Glad you could join us this month! :)

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  55. FYI--- this is the MOST AMAZZZZZZZZZZING page ever! LOVE LOVE LOVE your colors and use of these stamps! FAB x10000! I love the wash tape rain!! That was super clever! YOU ROCK!

    ps... thanks for all of your sweet comments on my blog and on the Virtual Smooches blog-- you made my day! I've got happy tears running down my face:) You knew just how to "pick me up"!! LOVE LOVE LOVE YOU!

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  56. Beautiful LO - love how you used the new release.

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  57. Really nice use of stamps on a layout!

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  58. Wonderful LO - love how you've placed the yellow PP where the sunshine was in the photo. It's like it's radiating right into the photo.

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  59. so cute, love your little touches!

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  60. I just love love love this layout! The little Menn so cute playing I the rain. The washi rain is just brilliant!

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  61. Love this layout! The color theme is so perfect! And it makes me want to get the Wanderlust stamp set even more!

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  62. Beautiful scrapbook page. Love the colors you chose.

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  63. Love your layout! The stamps are super cute!

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  64. I like the layout and colors used.

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  65. Beautiful page! Love your use of washi tape!

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  66. Love the layout, thanks for sharing.

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  67. WOW!! I am LOVING your FUN Layout Design!! Such a GREAT Idea!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

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  68. Although I'm not into scrapbooking myself, you definitely showed how versatile these new stamps are. Also love the colour combo.

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  69. Such a fun and cute layout. Cute little guys too!!

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  70. Awesome layout & stamps! Thanks for sharing :)

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  71. Fun and sunshine! Love it.

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  72. Wow this is super duper cute! Love the layout

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  73. This layout is just so sweet. Love all elements on it

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  74. LOVE the washi tape "rain"....what a GREAT idea! I love this entire layout.

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