Mama Elephant Anniversary Stampede

1 Year Anniversary Stampede BannerToday we are kicking of day 2 of Mama Elephant’s one year celebration. We are showcasing the new products with a fun hop. I chose to feature the new Merry Greetings stamp set. For my first card I stamped the sentiment on the card base. Then I trimmed thin strips of colored card stock and stamped the sentiment again on the strips. I paper pieced the strips onto the card base.
Mama Elephant~Merry GreetingsNext I created a round card and used the same paper-piecing technique as above. I stamped the holly using the new pigment inks in Apple and Mojto.
Mama Elephant~Merry GreetingsLet’s talk prizes! Mama Elephant is giving away a $10 gift certificate on every stop of the Stampede! In addition to that, we are giving away one a grand prize of $50 gift certificate to one lucky winner! Winner will be chosen at random from all the blogs, so make sure you hit everyone up!

Here’s how to qualify to win (leave a separate comment for each):

Mama Elephant
Jennifer McGuire
Kathy Racoosin
Betsy Veldman
Geralyn Sy
Cristina Kowalczyk
Pearl Lui-Chan
Thanks so much for stopping by!

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185 thoughts on “Mama Elephant Anniversary Stampede

  1. Two examples of why, once I found you, you quickly became one of my favorite designers. You are always spot on. Love your work.

  2. Don’t you just love those stamps? The sentiments stamp will make any cards Look really nice even when used alone.
    TFS, Laura. πŸ™‚

  3. Love that “joy” stamp! I like your first one – a good way to use scraps of Christmas paper. Thanks for sharing!!

  4. i absolutely love your cards! especially the first one! the stamping and paper piecing technique is great! and the textured card base adds a little something extra too !

  5. Both cards are great. I really like the round card because it’s unexpected. Makes me think or ornaments and snow globes.

  6. Both of these cards are lovely I must say I’m a bit partial to the first one these are both simple but elegant TFS

  7. oh wow!! both cards are just amazing!! LOVE that striped cardstock card!! the sentiment looks so cohesive even though there are so many different layers – that’s AMAZING!!! and your circle card is tooo cute!! that sentiment paired with the berries…sigh. bestil my heart! just gorgeous! wow!

  8. Both of your cards are so clever and unique. You definitely are a very talented designer. Your color choices and paper choices are fantastic you really did a great job showcasing the new stamps. Happy Anniversary to Mama Elephant

  9. Love these beautiful CAS cards, Laura. I especially like the round card – the combination of cursive and print in the greeting and the sprig of holly really make this card pop. Fabulous!

  10. Just love you’re cards. Great designs. I LOVE the pieced paper card! You’re work is just beautiful!
    Happy anniversary Mama Elephant!

  11. Love love love love *love*!! These are both amazing Laura!! Love those little strips on the first, so clever!! And those snowflakes on the second are adorable!!

  12. Love this stamp set…so many possibilities…and not to mention crazy fabulous new dies….I love your tag …so pretty….gets my mind thinking of so many cute ideas~ thanks for sharing such great talent!

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