Saturday, March 15, 2014

Mama Elephant March Stampede!

The new Mama Elephant collection is available right now! Visit the store to see all of the amazing stamps and dies that are part of their March release.



Today is stampede day!

mama elephant stampede!

I used quite a few images from the new set, just hatched.  The images are so adorable! A lot of creative masking have the critters sitting inside their eggshells, with the broken tops lying beside them.  They've popped up to say hello.

mama elephant stampede!

All of the images were then masked and I sponged over a sunburst stencil to create the background.  I used the same soft brown ink, but more saturated on the rays than the rest.  I then sprayed the top half of the card with a gold mist. It has a subtle sparkle in real life.

I hope you like it! As always, there is a giveaway! To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is giving away one of each of the new stamp sets. The winners will be chosen at random from among the stampeding blogs. The winners will be announced on the ME blog, on the last day of the stamp highlights. You have up to 3 chances to qualify for a win.  Just leave a separate comment for each:


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Here is your full stampede list:

Mama ElephantDonna Laura Emily JJ Geralyn Elena Nichol Jenn




190 comments:

  1. OMG! How cute is this! I love how you colored those critters...adorable!

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  2. Boy, did you bring the cute! So so adorable Elena!

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  3. I adore these little animals! Great card.

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  4. Those little critters are the cutest! Love the colors!

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  5. Fabulous critters & FABULOUS card Elena!

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  6. How adorable is this?! Love it!

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  7. Oh my!!! That is such a cute card.

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  8. Adorable!!!! Those critters are super cute!

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  9. That is one crazy cute card!!!! LOVE IT!!

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  10. Love this card!!! I absolutely love these little guys!

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  11. Excited for the new release as usual! love the card!

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  12. Elena, your card is AMAZING!!!! Love, love, love it!

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  13. ok now you really made me want this set.. so totally cute..

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  14. This is adorable! What a sweet set and awesome card!!

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  15. This is so darn cute. Perfect for Easter.

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  16. This card just made me chuckle. It's so cute!

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  17. What an awesome card. Love the sunburst for the background. The just hatched stamp set is just adorable.

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  18. That is the cutest thing ever! I love the sun rays behind the babies.

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  19. I follow Mama Elephant on Facebook.

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  20. I follow Mama Elephant on Twitter, too.

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  21. I had to laugh when I saw the chicks in their eggs. Darling card.

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  22. Oh this card makes me smile, so creative and clever!!!

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  23. So stinkin' cute! Is it weird that I said hello back to the little critters?

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  24. Oh my word, that is the cutest thing! Love it!

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  25. This is so super cute, Elena! Love love love it! Great job on masking here!

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  26. Great masking here, and adorable images as always. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  27. Love the background on this card.

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  28. This is so cute...I'm sitting here with a big cheesy grin on my face.

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  29. What an adorable card with those cute critters.

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  30. What a sweet card, made me smile big time!

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  31. This is totally ADORABLE, Elena! Love those sweet little critters!!!

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  32. OMG love these cuties and your gorgeous sunburst background!

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  33. This is adorable!!! I love the sunburst background with the hints of gold.

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  34. This card is incredibly cute! Those babies look adorable!

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  35. I follow Mama Elephant on Twitter!

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  36. I like Mama Elephant on Facebook!

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  37. That sunburst stencil just really sets off those adorable chicks!

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  38. How adorable with the little dino in the middle -- makes me smile :)

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  39. You had me smiling ear to ear!

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  40. Adorable! Love that little trio of baby critters!

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  41. Way too cute!! love the creativity!! Makes you smile because it is so cute!!

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  42. Sweet card! Love this new release. TFS ;-)

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  43. How darling! I love these new images from ME! Thanks for sharing!

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  44. Those criters are so darn cute! And they are colored beautifully! Love!!!

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  45. These critters make up into such adorable cards! Love the different ways you've used them.

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  46. Already liked you on facebook, but just shared your new release/giveaway post.

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  47. Super cute!
    Lovely coloring.
    Carla from Utah

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  48. So cute images, great coloring too, just a perfect combo for a card

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  49. Absolutely adorable card, Elena! I love your coloring, too!

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  50. How adorable! I just love this cute baby animals set...very cool masking.

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  51. Adorable little hatchlings! :)

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  52. What a sweet card! Love those little guys.

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  53. I follow on Twitter & I tweeted.
    https://twitter.com/PamN29/status/444923642883751937

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  54. Your card is super cute. I'm off to look at the other inspiration.

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  55. I love how the newly hatched birds make bird sounds while the baby dinosaur is already talking! Lol, too cute!

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  56. This card is seriously so cute! Love all the masking~ it really makes the card pop.

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  57. I like and follow
    on FB.
    Carla from Utah

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  58. Love the sun burst
    behind the cute
    characters! Fun.
    Carla from Utah

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  59. Your card is SO cute! Love it!

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  60. This is adorable--love the sunburst background for your cute critters.

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  61. Really cute card,love the dino x

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  62. Goodness, Elena this is the cutest card, ever! So adorable!

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  63. This is such a cute card.

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  64. These guys are so cute and adorable. Fab card.

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  65. Your masking technique is so clever! Love it!

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  66. How adorable!! This is one of the cutest cards I've seen! Love it!

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  67. I follow mama elephant on twitter - thank you for the chances to win!
    Sandra ltb

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  68. This is adorable and your masking is impressive! Love the sunburst behind them too!

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  69. Bet that took you a loooong time. Looks awesome.

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  70. Cute critters on your card! I love the sun rays in the background.

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  71. So cute . The card is adorable

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  72. I like the Mama Elephant Facebook page as Amanda Memory

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  73. Awwww super cute! Love your card.

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  74. LOVe this card...so cute! Those sunrays really add a pop!

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  75. Oh, this is beyond adorable!! I love the soft colors and the subtle sparkle. Your work is always so beautiful and elegant.

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  76. So cute! Your coloring is fantastic too!

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  77. Absolutely adorable card! Love the "Just Hatched" stamp set.

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  78. I love your card, that little dinosaur is so cute!

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  79. Your cards are just too cute!

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  80. Such cute new characters...and such a cute card! Great job! TFS!

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  81. This is so cute and fun. The mix of animals, including the sweet dragon, really made me smile.

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  82. I don't just like your card, I love it. Fantastic design, love those sunrays and the cute little hatchlings. Though I thing the little birdies might be in for a nasty shock when they see their nest mate.

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  83. What a cute card. Love the just hatched stamp set. the babies are so cute.

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  84. Oh my goodness... Your card is so super stinkin' cute!!

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  85. Oh wow!! This is simple adorable

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  86. Liked and shared Mama Elephant on Facebook.

    isoscia at aol dot com

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  87. Following Mama Elephant on Twitter.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  88. Such a fun and happy card - I love the little hatchlings.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  89. I LOVE your card. hat a great way to use these cuties.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  90. Those little critters are so cute. I love how they are popping up to say hi!

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  91. Such a sweet and adorable card, Elena ... so cute! Anita :)

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  92. Great technique...thanks for sharing!

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  93. I love love love this stamp set! Can't wait to get it in the mail!! Such a cute card!!! EECK!!!!!

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  94. What cute little critters. I like how you used them and all your details are amazing.

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  95. Fabulous card, my favorite so far on the hop! Love the design, techniques, images - it all works so well together. Very creative!!!

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  96. Love the creativity in this card!

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  97. I am seriously in love with this card! What a gorgeous way to showcase these adorable new stamps!

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  98. Love that stenciled background.

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  99. So so so awesome!!! That sunburst background is just amazing!! And those little critters are toooo cute!! I love how they are popping out of the shells!! Squeal!

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  100. OMG !!! This card is really cute. I love this stamp set.

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  101. Super cute card! I love it : ) And this is a must have stamp set!

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  102. What a cute card :) I love the animals!

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  103. I love the card, the rays are fab!!

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  104. This is absolutely adorable, Elena! I love the sunburst behind the critters...really showcases them and the "hello" sentiment! :)

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  105. How can I not buy this set after this adorable card. Great Job!

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  106. I like (love) you on Facebook!

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  107. Oh my gosh, just so sweet! I love those just hatched critters, too cute!

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  108. So adorable I can't stand the super cuties I love the dinosaur in the egg shell what a hoot!

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  109. Argh!!! This card is beyond cuteee

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  110. you can't get any cuter - at least for that dino!

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  111. This is so cute!!! Love the little critters!

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  112. LOVING the Release!! So Inspired!! THANKS for sharing and for the chances to win!! =)

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  113. This is so sweet! Just want to squeeze those little ones, they are so adorable.

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  114. Awwww... Those little critters are so cute! Love your card...my fav so far😊

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  115. so adorable...great colouring and low how you highlighted them with the bkg

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  116. Love the background, matches with the hatching theme!

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  117. This is so cute I can hardly stand it! LOVE, the coloring is fantastic and love the sunburst!

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  118. I follow ME on FB and shared there.

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  119. And I follow on twitter and tweeted: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/445620314366803968

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  120. The Just Hatched set is so cute! So is your card!

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  121. I'm loving this new stamp set -- so cute! I also follow ME on FB. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  122. OMG! What an ADORABLE CARD! I love this release! Thanks for sharing :)

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  123. super cute card! love the colors

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  124. Oh my, this is just too cute. Love the hatchlings, certainly a mixed bunch, and your background is fabulous

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  125. I like Mama Elephant on Facebook!

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  126. So cute! The little dino cracks me up. Love your card!

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  127. Love, love your card! The cute colored critters and the wonderful background - great job!

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  128. Cute card, Elena, with all your masking. Love those hatched critters!

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  129. Omg this card is beautiful i love it

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  130. Oh my goodness, what a sweet sweet card!! <3 the baby dino :)

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  131. So, so cute!! The coloring is excellent and just an adorable design!! Saw you on the Fun Friday Finds over at Moxie Fab World!! I would love it if you stopped by my blog at daisiesgirl.com

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  132. This card is so adorable! I just love the hatchlings and the color scheme is DA BOMB!

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  133. Your card is absolutely adorable. Cheers!

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  134. Cette carte est super mignonne et adorable ! Bravo

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