Saturday, 6 August 2011

Elle Nellie - Add some layers - Ellephantastic Challenge

Good morning all, ahhh the weekend! As its the beginning of the month its time for a new challenge over on 
and this month the theme is 
Add some Layers this challenge will run from today 
6th August ~ 2nd September 2011. So you have lots of time to enter..
Also new to Ellephantastic is GDT if you would like to guest design for us just enter GD after your name when you enter the challenge..

Onto my card..

I just had to use this absolutely cute elephant digi drawn and designed by the fabulously talented Helen!! Its just so dare cute..
I used a Martha Stewart punch around the page punch to get the lovely boarder and then just mounted a square piece of card stock onto the front which I had decorated using design papers from Prima sweet fairy 6 x 6 pad.. 

Here you can see the colours a bit better and note that they are a very dark purple for the patches and nails I used a lighter shade.. 

Copic colours
BV28, 25, 23

I used BV25 to colour in some of the flowers, added some stickles, pearls, seam binding and a little butterfly in the corner.  I also used flower soft to make my own stamens.   

Here I painted a chipboard number with paperartsy Fresco Finish chalk acrylics then crackle painted over the top.  The gorgeous crochet flower my fabbie Mum made for me and is a double flower.  I just added a sliver spacer and brad to the centre.  

Crafty supplies and Links 
Digital Stamps - Ellephantastic
Martha Stewart - Hearts punch around the page 
Spellbinders ironworks die
Raffia Lace & seam binding - Bunny Zoes 
Flowers & Pearl stems  - Wild Orchid
Sentiment stamp & little flower stamp - Lilly of the Valley 
Butterfly, flower soft, crochet flower and ribbon from stash 
German glitter glass - Hobby House 

Challenges I would like to enter
Fabulous Friday - Colour something (digi's and flowers)
The Fuzzy Wuzzy - Must included an animal - Shaped card



Irene said...

It sure is ELEPHANTASTIC Tamara!!!!!!!
Gorgeous card and your coloring is soooooo beautiful!!!

Hug, Irene

Cheryl said...

oh this is brilliant hun just love love that image so cute and gorgoues detail xx

Steph said...

Gorgeous image by Helen and I love the layout! x

Teresa said...

Hi Tamara, Wow I love your card! Love that beautiful image and it look sso beautiful with that border around the edge. Great idea with making your own stamens. Have a fab weekend, Hugs, Teresa x

CraftinGranny said...

This is such a cute image and I love how you've colored it. Fab details and a great challenge.
Have a fab weekend! "Love & Hugs" Carol

Sue said...

Stunningly beautiful card. Your colors and coloring make this card so beautiful. The white border is wonderful. Thanks for joining us at the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge this month.


Antoinette said...

Oh hun, this is BEAUTIFUL, you have coloured the ellie to perfection and all the embellies are so lovely! Hope you are having a nice weekend! Hug Annie xXx

Mary J said...

Just delightful, Tamara! Fantastic detail!

scrapperjulia said...

Love all of the beautiful details of this card! Awesome coloring too! Thanks for joining us at The Fuzzy Wuzzy CHallenge!

Bianca said...

What a lovely card! I love elefants and this are so cute! I also love your coloration!

Do you know you are a guest designer for Fairy Tale Challenge for the next 3 month? We are waiting for you!

xx Bianca

Heidi said...

Your card is so beautiful!
The elephants are gorgeous:) Your colouring is fantastic. Great design.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Basslady said...

a delightful and fantastic card!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Eli said...

This is a very nice card. Thanks for sharing.
Eli (Frosted Designs)

Anonymous said...

This is fantastic! Those elephant images are adorable. Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs.

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