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Thanks a Ton

Hello everyone! It's Ashley with a sweet thank you card using Hello Bluebird's Elephant Friends stamp set!


I created my ombre background by blending Distress Oxide inks in Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick, and Seedless Preserves onto a piece of white cardstock. I wanted the colors a bit softer behind my images, so I cut a piece of vellum using the largest rectangle in the Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables to layer on top of my ink blending.


I stamped this adorable elephant and some critters from Hello Bluebird Elephant Friends onto Bristol Smooth cardstock with Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink. I also stamped flowers from Hello Bluebird Fairy Garden and Hello Bluebird Field Mice to create a floral garden around the animals. I colored everything with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers.


After figuring out my image placement, I stamped the butterfly's trail in VersaMark ink along with the "hugs" scripty sentiment from Hello Bluebird Spring Script onto the vellum and embossed with Zing Metallic Gold. I blended Tattered Rose Distress Ink onto a strip of white cardstock and stamped the "thanks a ton" from Elephant Friends with VersaMark and embossed that in gold as well.


I attached my images, popping up the animals and "thanks a ton" strip with foam squares. I used the Lawn Fawn Glue Tube on the vellum behind my images to attach the vellum to the ink blended cardstock panel. For a bit of extra interest and sparkle, I used the Lawn Fawn Glue Tube to add jewels from Pretty Pink Posh in Buttercream and Pink Blush.


Thank you so much for stopping by to see my card! I hope you have a wonderful day!

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