Mama elephant "woodland gifts "

Friday, 31 July 2015

Hi stampers,
 So it's been a while again since my last post , sorry ! 

Today's card was made using the mama elephant woodland gifts stampset, which is so cute...

I also bought the co ordinating dies , just because I hate to fussy and it saves some much time using the dies.

I tend to cut the dies first from cardstock , wether it be Neenah solar white for alcohol marker colouring or watercolour card for watercolouring. Today is used water colour cardstock because I decided to colour the image in using my distress inks.

So I cut the die shape, then stamped the image using ranger archival jet black ink, as it is brilliant for watercolouring and doesn't bleed. I find doing it this way as the stamps are clear I can place the image perfectly over the die cut shape before colouring in.

I used watercolour cardstock for the background too as I wanted a blended watercolouring Sky effect, which I achieved using my distress inks and my round blender sponge. 

I then cut the clouds using the landscape trio creative cuts Dies by mama elephant and the grass using the lawn fawn grass dies . The sun is from the spring showers die set also from lawn fawn.

I adhered it all with foam pads and liquid glue and put it on a top folding white card base , which measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches.

Thanks for stopping by and please come back soon

Lucie x!/Grassy-Border-Die/p/33080928/category=5302074!/Landscape-Trio-Creative-Cuts/p/34012594/category=6534689!/Woodland-Gifts/p/50466379/category=6534689!/Spring-Showers-Dies/p/33128638/category=5302074

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