Friday, August 9, 2013


hey there! happy friday!
today i have  a card to share that i made for the newest mama elephant challenge! :) LOVE when they have challenges! :) this time is a photo inspiration, and WOW. i'm in love!! it's everything i'm totally digging now: clean, graphic, yellow, pink and black. *swoon*

so i had to play along, i couldn't sit by the side lines. 
i had the privilege honor ashonishment joy (well i don't know the right word, but it was humbling and exciting and amazing!) of being a guest designer for mama elephant in may, and it was so fun and so wonderful! i can't say enough good things about the whole mama elephant team! they're amazing! i can't wait to see who is chosen for the next release! 

anyway, here's my card:

i used three mama elephant stamps: we click, bling and midnight letters.
i stamped the speech bubble multiple times on various patterned paper and vellum. then i layered them on top of the polaroid (which was popped up).
some of the speech bubbles are popped up too! 
the 'xo' was stamped and fussy cut out. and the background is some awesome woodgrain paper! LOVE it! i added some (more!) texture by sewing some lines on the top and bottom of the card. 

i finished it off with a few sequins and pearls! i was totally going for that clean white-on-white look, but i also wanted to add some interest...hence the woodgrain, sewing and pearls. :) fun! 

so that's it! it's totally one of my favorite cards! 

we're heading down to FL for a quick weekend trip, so i don't know how crafty i'll be...eek! so if you're in FL, look for the girl with the shakes mumbling about pop dots, patterned paper and sequins. i'll be going through withdrawls. :) ha ha!! (just kidding - i'm going to have a wonderful time with my family and bf - danielle!)


  1. This is super fun! LOVE the layered elements!

  2. I love what you've done with the patterned paper. Great card, and I happen to think that "just because" cards are awesome. So thoughtful.

  3. OH MY! I LOOOOOOVE those papers and the little speech bubbles-- LOVE the sequins! I love how you've been inspired by this photo! WINNNNNNNNER for sure:) Great job!!!!!!!! <3

  4. Ummm this is fabulous!!!! Love how you make these challenges your own...your eye for design is so inspiring! A fave new color combo too ;)


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