#921 – Elephant Love!

Hello and welcome! We have a new challenge up at the Seize the Birthday challenge. This time, the Topping was chosen by Lindsey and she chose ‘Create a Scene‘. But of course, like always, the Topping is optional and you are free to go without it, and join us as long as it is a birthday project.

And here’s what I created –

I started with stamping the images. The two elephants are from Mama Elephant Ella & Friends and WPlus9 Bubble Talk. The flowers from Purple Onion Designs Blooms No.2, the little cupcake from Memory Box Birthday Bunnies and the clouds are from My Favorite Things Scene Builder. I stamped them all on my linen textured white card panel using a light grey ink. The extra grass I drew myself. I then colored the panel with pencils, and used mineral oil to blend them.

I then trimmed the panel and stamped the sentiment, from My Favorite Things Friendly Foxes. I then adhered this panel over a kraft cardbase.

With this card I’m joining the following challenges –

Global Design Project challenge #279: Animal

Addicted to Stamps and More challenge #399: Any Occasion

Hop over to the Seize the Birthday challenge blog to see more shades of greens from our talented DT and our Surprise Party Guest Carol Mayne! And thank you so much for stopping by! πŸ™‚

38 thoughts on “#921 – Elephant Love!

  1. Love the added interest that the textured yardstick gives to your colouring. This is such a cheerful and happy card. The recipient will certainly feel wonderful when they receive this beauty xx

  2. Breath-taken-away by the absolutely adorable, detailed scene you’ve created! The elephants are darling, especially the little one sharing a cupcake, and I adore the ‘scene’ you’ve created for them, complete with flowers, clouds and grass. Work of art!

  3. Superb no-line coloring and the added texture of the paper works very well on this scene. The cutest elephants ever.

  4. I feel like a broken record but your no-line coloring is phenomenal Ashwini! This is such an adorable and outstanding scene you created. So impressed with your coloring skills! Take care!

  5. Adorable little elephants and serious coloring! Absolutely love the extra grass that you created… not only looks very real, as the shades get a new life! LOVE that portion of fresh/wet grass (hope so) on the bottom of your sweet card ❀️

  6. What a sweet scene! It’s amazing to see how perfectly the stamp images from different companies work together! And I love the texture of the linen paper and your coloring on it!

  7. WOW, Ashwini, you created such an amazing and beautiful scene with so many different stamps from many different companies…that alone blows my mind! *wink I love your elephants, the two facing each other is so cute and your coloring is superb!

  8. This looks like a canvas that could be framed and hung in a child’s room Ashwini, it’s beautiful! Love your colouring and the linen texture is fabulous, great combination of stamps too, Cathy x

  9. You created such an adorable scene! I absolutely love your colouring – absolutely gorgeous! Love the linen look to the paper. I’ve never used mineral oil for blending – I’ll have to try it out.

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