Mama Elephant – Twinkle Towns

Hi Friends!

Mama Elephant is doing an Instagram hop for their next release and has a “contest” going.  People are featuring holiday cards to participate.  I don’t have a lot of holiday-related Mama Elephant sets, but I pulled out what I do have and started with Twinkle Towns first.

ME Twinkle Towns 1

I started by ink-blending the background with Spun Sugar Distress Oxide ink.  Then I stamped the pine branch in a light brown and green so that I could go over it with a darker shade in colored pencil to give it added depth.  I die cut this panel to give it a scalloped frame using the All Prettied Up die.

ME Twinkle Towns 2

When I was done coloring, I stamped the ornament and colored the town using polychromos colored pencils as well.  The image is small so the coloring is very basic.  Once done coloring, I die-cut the ornament using a coordinating die.

ME Twinkle Towns 3

I then sprayed some water splatters on the card layer to remove color and went over the entire panel with the Marvy Snow Marker to add embossed snow all over the panel.  To finish the card, I die cut the words “Oh Joy” from the same Twinkle Towns coordinating dies in silver sparkle cardstock and added it to the bottom of the card with a few dew drops.

I hope you enjoyed this card! I’m going to try really hard to make a few cards using the Mama Elephant holiday sets that I have – I really want to guest design for them! <3.  Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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ME Twinkle Towns
ME Twinkle TownsEH | SSS |ME
ME Twinkle Towns
ME Twinkle TownsEH | SSS | ME
ME All Prettied Up
ME All Prettied UpEH | SSS | ME
Sizzix Big Shot Express
Sizzix Big Shot ExpressSSS | SBC | AMZN
Faber-Castell Polychromos
Faber-Castell Polychromos SSS | AMZN
Tsukineko Jumbo Dauber
Tsukineko Jumbo DauberHMSB | EH | SSS | AMZN
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black InkHMSB | EH | SSS | AMZN

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Set 4EH | HMSB | SSS

Hammermill Color Copy Digital Cover 100lb
Hammermill Color Copy Digital Cover 100lb

Recollections 110 lb
Recollections 110 lb

Wagner Heat ToolHMSB | EH | SSS | AMZN

Marvy Snow Marker
Marvy Snow Marker
3M Scotch Foam Tape
3M Scotch Foam TapeEH | SSS | AMZN

MFT Silver Sparkle Card Stock
MFT Silver Sparkle Card Stock
Mini Multi Medium Matte Glue
Mini Multi Medium Matte GlueHMSB | EH | SSS
Teflon Bone Folder
Teflon Bone FolderHMSB | EH | SSS

PPP Clear Droplets 4mm
PPP Clear Droplets 4mm

PPP Clear Droplets 6mm
PPP Clear Droplets 6mm

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