Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Elephants never forget

They say elephants never forget but I do and I completely forgot where I put this card after making it last weekend. I looked everywhere but it’s so tiny I couldn’t find it. Finally it turned up!

The elephant is stamped in Versamark® and chalked. The flower is stamped conventionally, using Old Olive ink and the Stamp-a-ma-jig® for positioning (click here for tutorial).

To make the scalloped edge, I very carefully removed the black plastic guard from my corner rounder and then punched slowly along the edge of the Designer Paper. I won’t claim that it was easy but perhaps it gets easier with practice!

Stamps: Wild About You (p32)
Cardstock: Brocade Blue, Whisper White
Ink: Versamark®, Old Olive
Accessories: Home Again Simply Scrappin’® kit (p16), Stampin’ Pastels® (p82), Stamp-a-ma-jig® (p81)

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7 comments:

  1. Oh so cute...gotta love the elephants!

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  2. this is very cute! I love the DP you used.

    I have to also tell you that i LOVE your virtual kitty! OMG it purrs!! :) I have to get one I think. the one you have looks just like my Max.

    have a good day!

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  3. Very cute - I do that scallop edge a lot of the time and it's a bit tricky the first time but once you get the hang of it, it's great. CC

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  4. I didn't know that you can chalk Versamark, makes sense really but I just never thought of it ! I'm going to have to try this for sure.
    Great card !

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  5. Versamark and chalk? Hummmm...sounds like something I need to try. TFS

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  6. Cute card! Your title made me smile :)

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