Monday, May 11, 2015

woodland gifts - new Mama Elephant sneak peek.

Hi y'all!

This blog has been a wasteland, I know, but I have been crafting and coloring while packing these last few weeks!

Mama Elephant's sneak peeks are starting today, and my joining in can only mean one thing: another stamp design with my name on it!

woodland gifts - new mama elephant sneak peek

This one is actually a full-on collaboration. It's the very first set of images that I drew for Mama Elephant. (fun fact: the little girl wearing the bear coat in Alpine Carolers was originally drawn for this set!) Angela tweaked the images and help me bring the set to life. I really love how it all turned out, with the different animals offering presents and support to one another!

woodland gifts... new Mama Elephant sneak peek.

These two had differences that needed patching - hee.

Because I wanted my main panel to be flat, I masked the chipmunk so he could rest comfortably on the bigger mushroom, and be at eye-level with the raccoon. I included different items, like the bigger mushrooms and the log, so that the smaller animals could be raised up to face the taller ones.

I actually drew in the balloon string (instead of stamping it) since part of it had to pass in front of the raccoon's far paw (hand? paw?)

For the card base, I used the highlighter end of red (R29) and grey (T1) copic markers to draw in the stripes.

Now for the fun part: the Mama Elephant girls have given me an extra set to giveaway!  Leave me a comment here, and I'll pick and announce the winner on release day (May 15th)

Good luck!

♥.

137 comments:

  1. What a great job you did with this new set!

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  2. Elena, these little forest critters are just as cute as can be! Wonderful job designing this set with Angela, congratulations!

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  3. Very cute project and it is very nice of Mama Elephant to give you a set to give away!

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  4. Very cute project and it is very nice of Mama Elephant to give you a set to give away!

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  5. I absolutely adore this set! Your critters are so cute!

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  6. Oh this is so cute! I love the animal stamps!!

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  7. These are adorable! And keep sharing the house pictures, very educational! :)

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  8. Very unique and adorable card.
    I love critter cards. They fit so many occasions.

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  9. These are so cute and I would love to participate in the giveaway!

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  10. Very cute! I love the raccoon!

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  11. Adire the set & love your card!

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  12. So so sweet! Such fun little guys, love all your work!

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  13. I love the clean lines of the critters - makes it so easy to color for a newbie to shading with markers. The sentiments are ones that make you think of that next card you need to make for a special situation -- but want cute instead of sappy. Nice!

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  14. I love them! How cute to be sitting on the toadstool - I can't wait to get this set!

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  15. These are adorable! Congrats on a fabulous set!

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  16. So Lovely card, it is so cute all those critters!

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  17. These are such cute images and useful for so many different cards!

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  18. love this! so cute! thanks for the giveaway!

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  19. Love this set! Adorable! Thanks for the chance to win it!

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  20. This set is just too cute, I absolutly love them, Thanks for the chance to win them. :)

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  21. this is a darling set. The little animals always melt your heart.
    Love the cards.
    thanks for sharing and for designing such a cute stamp set.

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  22. Wow this is so Sweet! What a precious stamp set! Well done ♥ Fabulous card showcasing it...love it!

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  23. Adorable! These critters couldn't be sweeter!

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  24. I want this set so bad I love mama elephant

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  25. What adorable images! Congrats on another sweet stamp set. That little bear just melts my heart. TOO SWEET!

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  26. This set is super cute! Strong work! I adore the leveling with the toadstool! It's sweet!
    Thank you.

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  27. This is an adorable set and one I'm definitely adding to my wishlist!

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  28. This set is adorable! The little critters just melts my heart! A fabulous job designing & showcasing this set!

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  29. Adorable, can't wait until it arrives in the UK.

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  30. Aaaakkk...this set is adorable!!! I am in love with your card! The grey and red are an awesome color combination!!! Fingers crossed!!!

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  31. Your critters are so so cute! Thanks for the chance to win it.

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  32. I love this card. The critters are fun and I like that they an hold something (like a peace offering!). Too cute!

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  33. What a darling card and images!

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  34. Adorable set. It's put my mind in a whirl with what I could do with it.

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  35. Fabulous set and card...Thank you and Thanks Mama Elephant for the fantastic release and giveaway!

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  36. yay for another set! This is so cute, I love that squirrel!

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  37. Congrats!!! The stamp set is adorable. Love it!!! Hugs, Laila

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  38. Such a cute set!
    Great job!
    Love the gray & red together

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  39. Elena these cute little critters with there heartfelt gifts are PERFECT! And I just adore the "a little something for you sentiment!"

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  40. Congrats on another cute set...love how this set is for any celebration and support. Adorable card.

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  41. Love your cute critter set Elena - this card is the perfect way to show off your adorable drawings ;) Thanks for the chance to win, too! Rx

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  42. So very cute! Love that the animals are offering something with their little paws. You could use this for so many things.

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  43. Fantastic stamp set! Thanks for the chance to win its adorable.

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  44. I love the whole set, it's so adorable!!! Congrats !

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  45. So cute! Always look forward to and love mama elephant sets!

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  46. This is the most adorable card ever! Love!

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  47. So lovely! I love your cards!

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  48. This is absolutely DARLING!!! In love with this sweet set - definitely a must have! Just adore your card as well! Swoon!!!

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  49. I adore this stamp set! The lil critter's giving goodies and love to each other is the sweetest thing!

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  50. I adore this stamp set! The lil critter's giving goodies and love to each other is the sweetest thing!

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  51. Elena what a darling little duo! You and Angela make a fabulous team!! What will you do next?
    =] Michele

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  52. OMG this set is so cute... Your card is awesome. I love it

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  53. This is set is beyond adorable! I can't wait to get my hands on it!

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  54. So cute - would love this set to make cards!

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  55. I love their little pink cheeks--like they are embarrassed by what they are apologizing for :)

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  56. These critters are super cute. I love them

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  57. Such adorable critters! Love!

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  58. This is absolute adorable!!! Love your card!!

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  59. This is such a cute set of woodland critters. Just love it!

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  60. Woodland critters are so cute for any occasion!

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  61. Such a CUTE Set!! LOVING ALL of the SWEET Images!! THANKS for sharing the FUN Facts too!! =) Can't wait to see the rest of the Release!! Have a Fabulous Week!! =)

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  62. This set is just adorable! I just love the cute, yet realistic wildlife stamps...it combines my passion for wildlife conservation and my love of cardmaking and this set is just perfect! And your card is adorable!

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  63. congrats on the great and adorable set!

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  64. Darling, sweet card with fun details~great job!

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  65. Congratulations on another cute set! I love the card and all the lovely details.

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  66. What a wonderful set you've designed! Congratulations! It must be fantastic to see the finished product and make a project with your own stamps ^_^

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  67. Love these. That bear is so cute. OK, they are all cute, but that bear is really cute. Hugz

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  68. Love those sweet little critters!

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  69. What a great card, so cute critters !

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  70. very cute critters! !! Love the giving position!

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  71. These critters are adorable! What a sweet card, too.

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  72. Very cute critters and I like the striped background.
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  73. This is a such an adorable stamp set! Keep on illustrating!

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  74. Hi Elena! Your card is so sweet! I love your coloring. I've been looking for a good stamp set with a sweet little squirrel and this one fills the bill. Thanks, Paulette S.
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  75. Congratulations, Elena! These little critters are adorable!

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  76. I love this set! Super sweet! Would love to get it.

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  77. This is such an adorable stamp set! Keep up the great work!

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  78. I love it. This set. It's so cute. Your card is adorable.

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  79. OMG...these are so cute! I love how they can hold different objects and sit on different objects! Your card displays them so wonderfully!

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  80. These stamps are super cute and the card is so creative.

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  81. These little critters are just precious!

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  82. These critters are just too adorable!! I love how you can make so many different combinations with the same stamp set!!

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  83. Another darling set designed by you. Love the critters!

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  84. oh this set is so pretty and cute Elena!! :)

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  85. This set is just adorable! I have so many ideas! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

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  86. This set is just adorable! I have so many ideas! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

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  87. So much fun packed into your woodsy animals. Great card!

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  88. Hope this isn't a repeat, after having to sign in... Love the sweet little animals. That little bear just melts my heart!

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  89. Omgee this is so stinkin cute! and so versatile! Love LUV LOVE! TFS Big hugs, Kristina

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  90. Aww, your woodland critters are just adorable! Love your cute card, too ♡ Well done!

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  91. Such a cute little woodland set. I love the Will You Forgive Me Sentiment. Adorable!

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  92. Always love animals and this set is adorable! Great Job!

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  93. Those little animals are so cute! I'd love to try them out.

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  94. SO, so cute..... adorable little sentiments too!

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  95. soooo cute! totally in love with this set

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  96. Such sweet characters that melt your heart.

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  97. This is such an adorable set. Mama Elephant is lucky to have you, and we are lucky to have you both! Can't wait to get my hands on this set!

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  98. This set is super cute! I love the little adorable critters. Your card design is lovely!

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  99. Fantastic card, Elena. Your coloring job really stood out for me. You did an amazing job showcasing these darling critters. Love the layout, too.

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  100. Great card! Love these cute little critters!

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  101. Really cute. I am sure those critters will make up!

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  102. Soooooo cute - what a lovely stamp set! Great card with amazing coloring!

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  103. This is an adorable stamp set!!!! I love it!!!!

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  104. This set is soon cute! You are so creative!

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  105. Cute set - love the critters.
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  106. congratulations on a great set!

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  107. Ahhhhhhh! So cute! Congrats on the set!

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  108. This is such a cute stamp set and a wonderful card too, love the stripes on the background to tie it all together! :o)

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  109. How awfully cute! I love how you used the bold stripes for the background!

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  110. I love them they look so cute and happy!

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  111. These little critters look so adorable!

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  112. Absolutely gorgeous!!! Love the color combination!!!

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  113. Wow, such a sweet card! I love the masking technique~ Congratulations on the first full collaboration with Mama Elephant on the stamp set :)

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  114. Congrats, Elena!! This set is so cute and the card that you made is adorable! The critters are so cute sharing gifts with each other!! I hope that the new house is coming along well! :)

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  115. I love all the little animals! Well done and great instructions. I love the sentiment.

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  116. This set is absolutely adorable Elena! I was so excited to see another stamp set designed by you on the ME blog ♥

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  117. Congratulations on this amazing and precious set of cute little images!!! Adorable!

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  118. Congrates on your new stamp set. Turned out perfect.

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  119. Congrates on your new stamp set. Turned out perfect.

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