Hey hey and welcome to my stop on the Mama Elephant 6th birthday Stampede!! I’m so happy you’re here! Cannot believe it’s been SIX years!!! Yeah!!! Hooray for Mama E!!!
So. Many. Ideas. I just couldn’t stop playing!
Bring on the Merry!
As soon as I saw those lil paw print stamps this idea for an inside/outside card popped in my mind!
Here’s the outside…
And here’s the inside!
Can you tell I was giggling the whole time I was making this? :)
It’s pretty straightforward, just stamped the paw prints and then added some little star sequins here and there! I think the combo of the sequins and the kitty’s faces make the magic — well that and all the little die cuts, like the kitties dropped them on their way to the tree :)
I don’t know how they do it, but Mama E’s tiny little dies are just the best!
Pro tip: when working with teeny tiny die cuts and sequins I HAVE to have this “jewel picker” tool and this adhesive! The adhesive has a super fine tip annnnnd there’s a pin in the lid so the glue doesn’t dry in the point and clog it up — happy dance!
Now on to my next card…
Oh Kitty Tree
As soon as I saw the Kitty Tree die cut set the first thing I thought was: YOU GOTTA MAKE A SHAPED CARD! :)
Ahhhhh love how it turned out!!!
I just stamped the tree and watercolored it — yeah I was giggling the whole time on this one, too! :)
Then just die cut another piece for the back of the card, score it where ya want, and add adhesive…
Pro tip: be sure to stamp sentiment before assembling! (Yeah, can’t tell ya how many times I’ve gotten too excited and assembled the card first, lol!)
Oh and I added a little die cut star ornament on there too!
One last closeup for ya!
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Joining us on this wild ride of a stampede are some of my favorite crafty designer friends! If you’ve been following along with us, your next stop is Wanda Guess — just wait until you see what she’s made! SO CUTE!!!
Here’s the full list if you encounter any broken links or want to start at the beginning:
Lisa Spangler <– you are here! :)
Find the Oh Kitty Tree set and matching dies right here in the Mama Elephant shop and the rest of the supplies below. Note that these are my affiliate links, so if you make a purchase by clicking the link I’ll receive a small commission at no charge to you — thank you! :)
A BIG happy birthday to Kryssi, Angela and the whole Mama Elephant crew!!! Love you guys!!! xoxo