Sunday, November 15, 2015

mama elephant November stampede!





Welcome to the November Mama Elephant Release Design Team blog hop!

The newest release is now live and available for purchase in the store:



www.mamaelephant.com




I used the adorable reindeer from last month's release, along with Mini Messages and the new Lucky Envelope die to create an extra special card + gift combo.

mama elephant november stampede!

I colored and cut out (yep, by hand!) 2 of the reindeer, and set them up to flank the sentiment on either side. And nothing brings on more joy than a shopping spree (I'm kidding, but also it's a little bit true.)

mama elephant november stampede!

I love the idea of having the gift card tucked away on the top of the card! It leaves the entire inside free for an extra long message. I'm thinking teacher gifts here!


To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is picking 3 winners to win their choice of stamp set! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. You have up to 4 chances to qualify to win!

» 1. Leave a comment on this blog post «
» 2. Like/share us on Facebook: facebook.com/mamaelephant «
» 3. Follow/tweet us on Twitter: twitter.com/heymamaelephant «
» 4. Follow/tweet us on Instagram: instagram.com/heymamaelephant «


Each action qualifies for one entry, max 4 entries per stampeder please!

Now let's get on with the Stampede: Elena (that's me!), Melania, Vera, Pamela, Nichol, Laura

Before you go, and on a personal Mama Elephant-related note: this will be my last stampede with the team. I am so excited to show you the projects I crafted with this amazing release, and then I will be leaving Mama Elephant. It's bittersweet, because I know there are great things ahead, but I have much love and respect for Kryssi and Angela, and the rest of the girls.  Looks like I'll be buying all of my cute ME critters from now on, hee hee!

♥.

162 comments:

  1. This is just way too stinkin' cute!

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  2. Gift cards are the perfect thing and I needed new ideas.

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  3. Love this for a gift card. That's what my grands really want now that they are older. Enjoy your new endeavours.

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  4. Love this for a gift card. That's what my grands really want now that they are older. Enjoy your new endeavours.

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  5. Love this card! I love the bag in front for giving gift cards.

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  6. Always looking for gift card ideas. Thanks

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  7. This card is is so cute! I adore the mini messages and the envelope die. Top on my wish list!

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  8. These reindeer are so cute I want to hug them! So sorry to hear you are leaving, but best wishes for your next adventure, Elena.

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  9. TOO CUTE these dancing reindeer! Good luck with your new avenues~

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  10. I LOVE the reindeer! Such a cute idea for a gift card. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. So cute and clever! Good luck for the future!

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  12. Su cute Project for this blog hop..I just love. Thanks for sharing and inspiration.. And best wishes for your next adventure.

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  13. Adorable card-love your use of stamps and dies. Thanks!

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  14. I love to fussy cut. These reindeer are darling.
    Like the idea of putting the GC on the front of the card.
    thanks for sharing a great card.

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  15. what a cute gift card idea!! these mini messages are just perfect for things like this!!

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  16. Adorable gift card. Love the reindeer stamps, just too cute!

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  17. An absolutely adorable card/gift card! The reindeers: darling! Wishing you all the best in your new ventures, wherever they may take you. Hopefully, we'll continue to see you creating...
    ~c

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  18. So cute, love their little pink cheeks, Jo x

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  19. Super cute, I love that envelope die.

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  20. So so cute...how can you not smile?!

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  21. Love the Reindeer Games stamp set - and attaching the gift card holder to the front of the card is genius!

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  22. So cute....thank you for sharing. I loved your other blog posts, as well.

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  23. Such a beautiful card! Sorry to hear you're leaving the team. They were lucky to have you :)

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  24. Love this cute little card! Such a great idea to use the lucky envelope as a gift card holder! I'll be sorry to see you go and I've really enjoyed all your fun Mama Elephant projects!

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  25. Great card! So sad to hear you're leaving the ME team (insert sad face here.)

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  26. it's so cute! too bad you're leaving the design team, i like your crafting style!

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  27. I love these little reindeer. They are so cute and make me smile every time I see them!

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  28. Love the reindeer! Best of luck to you .... you will be missed. Thanks!

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  29. this is so cute! I too luv the idea of having the gift card on the front!

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  30. Very cute card! Love the gift card die! I'm sorry to see you go, your designs for Mama Elephant are always so fun and inspiring!

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  31. Your card is sooo so cute. The raindeers are wonderful coloured. Thank you for sharing. :)

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  32. Your reindeer gift card holder is adorable.

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  33. This card is adorable!!! Love this new release:)

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  34. Really great card! I'm sorry to hear that you are leaving ME. Thank you for sharing your talent!

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  35. Love those little reindeer and such a fun way to hide a gift card. Great design. Good luck with future endeavors - you will be missed on the team.

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  36. The little reindeer are so playful. This card is so cute.

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  37. Love your card, those reindeers are just too cute. So sorry to see you go!

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  38. Adorable.... love those cute reindeer!

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  39. Your card is so adorable! Great job!

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  40. Adorable card and perfect colours.

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  41. Love the card! Best wishes for your future crafting endeavors!

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  42. A cute card, and I like that you can put the gift card in it!

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  43. I just got this set a few days ago, Can't wait to try it out. Your card is very cute.

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  44. Love these reindeer. Such a cute card.

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  45. So cute! Sorry to hear you're leaving the DT, but I'm sure we'll still see fabulous creations on your blog!

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  46. How cute! Much better than just having the gift card loose in the card. Best wishes on your new adventure/endeavor!

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  47. Hopefully you are on to bigger and better things, and you've enjoyed your time with ME so it's all positive. Very cute card.

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  48. Its so cute and great idea for gift card, thanks for the inspiration.

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  49. Sorry to see your leaving. ..very cute card !!

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  50. Oh enjoyed your inspirations as DT, all the best for the future. Again, another cute card!

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  51. Adorable card. Love those lil reindeer ♥ Blessings to you on your future endeavors....sorry to see you go ♥

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  52. The images are too cute, clever gift card idea.

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  53. very cute! good luck in your future endeavors!

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  54. Very cute and love the envelope die.

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  55. Those reindeer are the cutest ever! Darling gift card holder!

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  56. Love how you made your card into a gift card holder.

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  57. What a great release-there's something for every stamper no matter what your style is. Bravo!

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  58. Great layout & very cool how the gift card is on the outside. Really like this envelope die too!

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  59. Sorry to see your leaving. ..very cute card !!

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  60. Great idea for a gift card pocket.
    Good luck for your future endeavours!

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  61. I like ME on Facebook: Amanda Birchler

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  62. I follow ME on Instagram : @memoriesbymanda

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  63. Good luck in your future! Having to buy your own ME gets expensive, believe me! Your card is very cute. I love the reindeer!

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  64. Great gift card idea. Those cute reindeer. Best wishes in your future card making life.

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  65. Love your super cute card! You'll be missed at ME, wish you all the best!

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  66. This is SO cute Elena, love those little reindeer. So sorry you are leaving ME.

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  67. Already LIKE ME on fb and shared to my wall!

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  68. Cute card. I love the gift card holder feature.

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  69. That envelope die is awesome, and I love the gift card idea. I already follow on facebook and instagram.

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  70. cute little reindeer card - best of luck in the future.

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  71. The reindeers are just so cute!!
    Sorry to see you leave.. All the best in your future endeavors.

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  72. I just love those cute reindeer

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  73. Great idea! I can totally see using the Lucky Envelope die A LOT this holiday season!!

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  74. Great idea! I can totally see using the Lucky Envelope die A LOT this holiday season!!

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  75. Loving the lucky envelope! Can't wait to make a ton of red ones to give for stockings or Chinese New Year!!
    Sorry to hear you won't be stampeding anymore.. Will continue to follow your blog and your lovely designs

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  76. Such a cute card with the little dancing reindeer!

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  77. Oh I want one! This is fabulous! Super cute too!

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  78. Lovely Idea! Sorry to hear you're leaving the DT.. Thank you for wonderful inspiration and best of luck to you!

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  79. I just love this cute reindeer set.

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  80. Extremely cute gift card holder. Just like your card says "Joy to you" in your future endeavors.

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  81. Love the reindeer! So fun!
    We will miss you, for sure.

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  82. Fabulous card! The reindeer are super cute

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  83. Very cute idea and love the reindeer.

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  84. What a clever way to use the Lucky Envelope die. Cute card. I'm so happy that I have those reindeer.

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  85. Wow.. This is really great for gift cards. I Dnt hv any die yet for my gift cards, but I think I got one.

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  86. I love the rustic wooden look of your design. Absolutely precious and beautiful. Also, I am incredibly sad to hear the news that you're leaving the DT. I love your work and hope to see more regardless of the departure!

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  87. I always love your Mama Elephant cards Elena! So sad to see you leaving the team, can't wait to see where your next adventure takes you :)

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  88. Fun card, love the
    papers and the stars!
    Carla from Utah

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  89. Sad to see you leave. I always enjoy your cards. Best of luck.

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  90. Such a cute card and well wishes for you.:)

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  91. AMAZING INSPIRATION!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chances to WIN!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  92. Such a fun card! Love it! TFS and a chance to win! Hugs Kristina

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  93. Great card. I have this set and did a lot of hand cutting. I don't like the white edges so hand cut it is. I love the gift card idea with this.

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  94. This is so adorable. I love that you used the envelope as a gift card holder on the front of the card!

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  95. I love these dancing reindeer. So cute! Great card!

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  96. Love the reindeer love the card. Your cutting of the reindeer was on task!! Stay blessed!

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  97. The deer are so cute! What a clever card.

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  98. Love the reindeer and the penguin in the snow drift is the best. He is so cute. Love your work. Thanks for the talent you have given us.

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  99. I love the idea of the gift card on the outside too! Thank you for the fun & cute card!

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  100. So cute!! Love the little reindeer. ♥

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  101. Your little deer are just adorable!

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  102. I follow Mama Elephant on FB and shared

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  103. I follow ME on Twitter and tweeted https://twitter.com/D_Ann_1/status/666348084465659905

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  104. What a great idea! This card is so cute on its own, but having it do double-duty as a gift card holder makes it even more special! Darling design!
    Sorry about the last stampede for you. God bless you in your future endeavors!

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  105. What a cute card! I need to get busy making mine!

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  106. What a great card! I love the gift card element to it!

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  107. Cute card - love how you hid the gift card! Sorry to hear you're leaving ME!

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  108. How sweet that one reindeer is winking!

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  109. Such a fun card, I will miss seeing your creations for ME. Good luck in your future endeavor.

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  110. Your cards are so sweet, Elena! I will miss your ME projects, but I follow you anyhoo...LOL Great Release! Thanks! Paulette S.
    cratqueen417 at yahoo

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  111. Your reindeer card is very adorable! You are so creative!

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  112. Your reindeer card is very adorable! You are so creative!

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  113. Wow! Nobody ever presented a gift card to me in such a beautiful manner!

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  114. Ahh gosh.. Cutest way to give a gift card ever! Love love love it!

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  115. Already a follower on instagram & shared on instagram

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  116. Already a follower on twitter & twitted as well

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  117. So cute! I love the reindeer and that little pocket!

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  118. Super adorable card and gift card holder!

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  119. I'm sorry to hear of your departure from ME. I will continue to look forward to receiving your posts via email subscriptions. Your creations are inspiring.

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  120. SUCH A CUTE CARD! THIS IS AN AWESOME RELEASE CAN'T WAIT TO GET THEM ALL!

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