Thursday, October 17, 2013

Mama Elephant Highlight: Winter Wonderland

Good morning! Today, we're kicking off the Mama Elephant October highlights with Winter Wonderland. This is a must have set for the holidays! I created two cards for this highlight.

"Sparkle and Shine" watercolor card: I clear embossed the birch trees and super cute mama and baby deer images. I then applied a pink, purple, and orange watercolor background to create a pinkish sunset sky. Lastly, I stamped metallic gold stars to create the night sky and finished it off with the fun sentiment, "sparkle and shine" to a banner.

"In the Lane" postcard: I stamped a single layer postcard so that it'd be easy to mail out. I wanted to focus mostly on the baby deer but set her in a snow washed simple scene, so I kept the colors simply black and white. I then applied pink, orange, purple, and gold inks to the baby deer image and stamped her along with the stars in the same colors. Lastly, I wanted to point out how the birch tree can be used not only vertically, but also horizontally as a tree branch as I have here. I added some bells and a birdhouse to decorate the tree branch.

Materials used: Mama Elephant Winter Wonderland, Memento Ink in Tuxedo BlackTsukineko Delicata Golden Glitz metallic pigment ink, Colorbox Chalk inks

Don't forget to visit the Mama Elephant blog to see what the rest of the design team created!

Thanks for stopping by!
- KRAFTY pearl


  1. Yea..Pearl...I am first in line...haha...Love your soft and subtle..this release is AMAZING...thanks for such a great chance to win and for some awesome inspiration!

  2. What a great stamp set! I like how the snow is in a diagonal!

  3. So gorgeous! I'm soo excited because I ordered this set and can't wait!

  4. i love the gold sparkle with pink background, so pretty!

  5. Cute cards, thanks for sharing. nlundeen at catt dot com

  6. The pink and gold is gorgeous! Love those sweet deer!

  7. what's the difference between chalk ink and other inks? And how do you make it look like embossing?