Trumpeted Wishes

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I had seen a card using an elephant to blow bubbles on Pinterest and the idea stayed with me enough to want to play with a version of my own. I matched the colours as close as possible bearing in mind that I don’t have any StampinUp inks. Thanks to a good friend I do have some of the card stock so was able to mat my effort with two of the colours accurately that way. My elephant is a free digi stamp that I resized, printed, hand coloured and fussy cut. I had made a stencil of the smallest window frame die I own and used that to create the background in the close matched colours. Then using a small alphabet stamp set from Hero Arts I stamped each letter to make the sentiment. I added a few pink hearts as well. In addition I stamped the word love at the bottom. Don’t know who made that small set, but think I got it at Michaels a long time ago.

17 thoughts on “Trumpeted Wishes

  1. Thanks a lot Lisa. I had fun playing with this one although my first try didn’t quite work so I fussy cut the elephant and started over with the background.

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  2. Super cute card. Such an adorable little elephant image trumpeting his message. Love that your stamped each letter individually. Great take on this color challenge.

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  3. Glad you like it Gayle. Had to laugh at your comment about Will and eating in response to mine. Hope he has a happy birthday when it arrives. I’m lucky because my hubby cooks and is reasonably good at it when he does so. The clean up however, is another story.

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  4. I can’t do what you do, but occasionally manage to do something along the same vein. Since making this yesterday I’ve been thinking of another way to use the stencil and use gesso.

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    1. Oh I know that, but sometimes you come up with something and explain it and I wonder if I could do it too. Its hard to explain, but often when I am seeing what you do and how you do it I yearn to try for myself. Then another idea pops into my head and I go with that. Lately I’ve been thinking about gesso and colour and wondering and now it isn’t letting go, so it is obviously time for me to experiment. Did a bit of it yesterday actually.

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