Stampin’ Up! Stack of Little Elephants Welcome

Happy Hawwmp day!  How goes your week, my peeps??

I have a friend (yes – really!) who is expecting their first child in August.  So – as I practice my welcome-baby cards, I pulled out an adorable new bundle in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog called Little Elephant and paired it up with some Tropical Escape DSP.  Take a look-see:

I drew the colors from the Sunday Stamps challenge this week!

I started by adhering a panel of Tropical Escape DSP to a mat of Granny Apple Green (one of my very favorite new colors!) with Liquid Glue for the card front.  Then I wrapped some Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine a couple of times around the card front, securing it in the back with a couple of Glue Dots.

For the art tag – I cut a piece of Whisper White and, using my 1/2″ Circle Punch and sticking the corners part way into the punch FROM THE BACK – did a reverse corner-round on each corner.

I inked the two elephants from the the Little Elephant set in Granny Apple Green, stamped them off once and then stamped them on a piece of Whisper White card stock.  Then I cut them using the bundled Elephant Builder Punch!

Before laying everything out, I  stamped the sentiment in Tranquil Tide ink on a Granny Apple Green strip of card stock and punched the ends with the Banner Triple Punch.  Then I edged it with my Tranquil Tide Stampin’ Write Marker.

I dry-fit all the parts – the sentiment and both elephants – over the Whisper White panel and used that to line up and stamp the little bird from Little Elephant in Tranquil Tide.  Then I put the panel into the new Tufted Dynamic TIEF – wiggling it around so that the bird was inside a diamond….and embossed it in the Big Shot.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the die cut elephants to the Whisper White panel, then popped the panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  With the Elephant Builder Punch, I cut out some ears from Granny Apple Green and popped them on with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added the sentiment banner with some Liquid Glue and a couple of Dimensionals.  I tied a double-length bow from the Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Finally, a Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dot finished off the card front.

On the inside, I added a full-strength Granny Apple Green elephant (complete with Granny Apple Green ears!) and some Tranquil Tide hearts to a Whisper White panel.

I adhered the panel to a Granny Apple Green mat and into my Tranquil Tide card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Little Elephant elephant and hearts on the front…I even adhered a little punched-out Granny Apple Green ear!

…and put some more of the Tropical Escape DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Cute cute cute.  The Little Elephant stamp set and bundled Elephant Builder Punch is just flat adorable!  And I love the Tufted Dynamic TIEF – especially for a baby card, don’t you?  Hope you like!





P.S.  In case you don’t follow my FB page….I want to thank each and every one of you for helping me to earn the wonderful cruise to Alaska with Stampin’ Up!  My trip packet arrived yesterday – that makes it really truly real, y’all!  Thank you thank you!! 🙂


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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Tranquil Tide Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Granny Apple Green Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1″ x 3 1/8″ (sentiment banner); Elephant Builder punch ears

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 1/2″ x 4″ (embossed front panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Tropical Escape DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Envelope Flap

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Finn Fan Fix

No FFF’s for a minute, guys.  Cuz of how – he’s there and I’m here! 🙁

He’ll be back, though!  Despair not – absence makes the heart grow fonder! 🙂


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22 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Stack of Little Elephants Welcome

  1. Love the way you have the hearts coming out of the elephant’s trunk. This is soon becoming my favorite color over LLT!

    • stampsnlingers

      I know. I LOVE Granny Apple Green!! Thanks much, Karen !:)

  2. Kate

    Fun to welcome new babies! Nice card to for doing it.

  3. What a cute card! Sweet design and great use of that designer paper. Apparently we were on the same wavelength yesterday…I stamped a little stack of elephants too! 🙂 Yay for your Alaska packet! Less than 30 days to go!!!

    • stampsnlingers

      Whoo-hooo!! The countdown is on! Thanks so much, Amy! Great minds! 🙂

  4. Pam

    Adorable card! I love Granny Apple Green also! I think elephants are always perfect for baby cards.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Pam – it’s such a wonderfully cute set! 🙂

  5. Heather Heroldt

    So cute, Mary – I just played with this set yesterday, lol. Love how you did the ears – totally trying that next time – and I love the background paper you used! Thanks for playing at Sunday Stamps!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Heather! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  6. Kathy Fennell

    Really cute and vibrant card Mary! There truly isn’t an end to your talent’s! Any new parent would be honored to receive such a beautiful card! How exciting is that? Stampin Up certainly treat’s their Demo’s and family members well, more then well! So happy and excited for you! You deserve this, enjoy! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – I think they’re going to do it up big time!! Thank you so very much for your help in getting us there, Kathy! And for the so kind words! 🙂

  7. Barbara Riefner

    Very cute card. Really a nice job!

  8. Susan K

    This is too cute! I love that color much more than LLT and it’s so perfect for the baby card. Yay on the Alaskan Cruise–your first of many trips to come with SU!

    • stampsnlingers

      Oh – I sure do hope so, Susan! I think I’m going to be hooked for sure! Thanks so much! 🙂

  9. I don’t think I ordered this one yet. Will know when I get into my last order. I know it was on my wish list for sure. Your card is just too stinkin’ cute for words! I have always loved elephants, and have no idea why. I have a collection of them I have had for years. So, this is a ‘must have’ set for me. Glad the Alaska packet has made it all real. You will have a WONDERFUL time. Heck, you may even decide to retire there! HA! Thanks for sharing this lovely ‘welcome’ card. May have to CAS this one too.

    • stampsnlingers

      Weeellll – we’d thought about it. And then we remember that it’s DARK for about 8 months every year and hay is soooo expensive! So…visiting seems like the thing to do! Thanks so much, Julie – can’t wait to see what you come up with with this set! 🙂

  10. Melissa Grant

    Mary, I love all the greens! The quilted panel is a perfect background for these adorable elephants. Thanks for sharing at SUNDAY STAMPS!!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Melissa – isn’t embossing folder just the best!? Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  11. Your Embossing folder is the best
    lovely elephant
    cute card
    Many thanks for joining us this time at Sunday Stamps

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Monika! I appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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