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

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