Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mama Elephant May Stampede!



Welcome to the Mama Elephant Release Design Team blog hop!  The newest release is  now live and available for purchase in the store.

GIVEAWAY ALERT!  To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is giving away one of each of the new stamps released!  Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the stampede.  Winners will be announced on the Mama Elephant blog on the last Stamp Highlights day.  You have up to 3 chances to qualify for a win - just leave a separate comment for each:

♥ leave a comment on this blog post
♥ like/share Mama Elephant on facebook
♥ follow/tweet Mama Elephant on twitter

Ready to Stampede?

mama elephant may stampede!

I used the brand new set called "sightseeing."  It features a double-decker bus, a london bridge, and the coolest sentiments.  I stamped a simple scene, and kept everything flat except for the bus.  I love having matching dies for my stamps.

The polka polka dot cloud layer at the top and the gold splatter are nods to rainy london.  I made a new friend at church recently who just moved to Montreal from London.  She told me how rainy it is in England, and that everything is always so damp that mildew is a common smell.  ew. I'm gonna need some confirmation on that one from my UK peeps.

mama elephant may stampede!

I double-stamped the sentiment to create a more interesting focal point to my card.  Every time I do this, I think of JJ Bolton. hee.

That's all for me!  Here are your other stampede stops:

Mama ElephantJennifer McguirePamelaEmilyJJNicholLauraGeralynElena (that's me!)




175 comments:

  1. So cute, Elena! Love how you did the sentiment!

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  2. Gorgeous card Elena! Loving the London themed stamps. So Cool! Theresa x

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  3. Super cute. Love the bridge!

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  4. Cute card! The splatter was such a great way to make some rain!

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  5. Awesome card, Elena!! I like how you stamped the sentiment! :)

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  6. Just a beautiful card... love all the elements you used from the new stamp set. Must try the double stamping of the sentiment, wondered how you did that!

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  7. I love this scene and the sentiment. What a great stamp set.

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  8. Fun card...I love the whimsy!

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  9. What a great card I imagine giving to a good friend. Thank you so much for a chance to win!

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  10. AWWWHHH What a CUTE scene! I love the dotted swiss clouds!

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  11. Gorgeous card! Love the cloud layer :)

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  12. Your card is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Very pretty. St. Louis just finished a bridge that looks somewhat like the one in the stamp set. I'll have to get this set and use it for my greeting cards to friends Great card.

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  14. Such a beautiful card! This stamp set is so cute!

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  15. Btw, I "like" Mama Elephant on Facebook :)

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  16. What a beautiful card. I love the clouds and the colors. Just sweet!

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  17. I follow Mama Elephant on facebook. I liked and shared.

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  18. I follow Mama Elephant on Twitter under @TOnlyalady.

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  19. Lovely card. I love the double stamped greeting.

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  20. Beautiful card. Love this fun stamp set!

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  21. Such a nice card. Totally different take on this stamp set.

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  22. Makes me want to go for a ride in a double decker bus! (something I have never done) Very nice card!

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  23. Oh, this set is so sweet! I love your card, Elena!

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  24. Super cute, love the way you added the clouds from the Landscape Trio die set. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  25. Such a cute card..love the clouds !!

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  26. and all of your cards are always amazing! :)

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  27. Love the soft colours on this card and the fun elements! Thanks for sharing!

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  28. Love the Card!! Your cards are always GREAT!!

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  29. Great scene I love your work!

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  30. These sets are so great. I love your card.

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  31. Oh what a fun stamp set and I adore your card!

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  32. What a lovely card--I love these new sets from ME! Thanks for sharing!

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  33. I love the soft look of this card! I think I need to get this set!

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  34. Fun card! All the cards are great!

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  35. I love this scene, such pretty card!!

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  36. I'm already a follower on Twitter :)

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  37. Adorable! I love the polka dot clouds!

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  38. Great card...so much fun! What a great stamp set! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  39. great card
    great stamps
    great hop
    tfs

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  40. I like the little flag coming off the back and the way you stamped the sentiment on top.

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  41. How adorable is this card? Very, very, very adorable. That's how much. Lol

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  42. Love the double stamping effect! Awesome release from Mama Elephant!

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  43. Love that you stamped the sentiment across the bus and added the clouds to the top.

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  44. Love the double stamping effect. Got to try that myself! Great card! ^_^

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  45. I liked Mama Elephant on Facebook! ^_^

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  46. Your card is just wonderful! Really like the new release!

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  47. Very soft and lovely! Great sentiment!

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  48. Love the patterned clouds, great card!

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  49. Great card! Mildew? EWWWW.

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  50. I like ME on FB & shared. https://www.facebook.com/pam.t.nutting

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  51. I follow ME on Twitter & tweeted! https://twitter.com/PamN29/status/467042520682078208

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  52. What a great stamp set... Your card is amazing :)

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  53. so getting this set so perfect for all those graduations I have to go to soon!

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  54. Double stamping the sentiment was a BRILLIANT idea. Well done!

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  55. This double decker bus stamp is so awesome! I love the ideas that we are seeing!

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  56. The black stitching on the perimeter of your card is a great touch.

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  57. Such a fabulous card design, love your double stamped sentiment!!!!

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  58. Oh a very nice card! I love it! I love the way you present everything! Give me a ride!

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  59. such a lovely card... I must have this stamp set too....so creative :)
    good luck everyone

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  60. Those clouds are cute!! great release and stamp set!!! wonderful may release.

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  61. Very cute scene you created--love the cloud border.

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  62. This is an adorable card with the polka dot clouds and the cute double decker bus from the stamp set. What fun!

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  63. I love what you did with the sentiment and the clouds add just the right pop of color. Very sweet card!

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  64. Super cute card! All the elements just work perfectly together her...love it!

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  65. I love the little flag hanging out of the bus! It just screams awesome tourist!! :)

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  66. I like ME on FB and posted about the new release!

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  67. I follow ME on twitter and tweeted about the hop!

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  68. Very cute card! I love that little double decker bus!

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  69. How cute is this! Great card!

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  70. Thank you what a great card. Love it!

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  71. Great card! I love the polka dot clouds!!

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  72. Super cute card!!! Thank you for give all of us the chance to win!! Good luck to everyone!!

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  73. fun card! love how "soft" it is :)

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  74. Cute card! Perfect for traveling friends!

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  75. Love this fun creative card!

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  76. Love the scene you created and love the sentiment. TFS

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  77. Awesome stamp set and I love your creative interpretation.

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  78. Terrific card, Elena! The double stamped greeting is awesome.

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  79. Love this cute double-decker bus :o)

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  80. Great card! Love the sentiment and that cute double decker bus!

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  81. Lovely card. Love it's simplicity.

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  82. I am in love with the bus! I like the way you did the sentiment.

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  83. I like this card but not too sure about the mildew! LOL Good job, thanks.

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  84. Fun card with a great sentiment!

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  85. Love your card it is soooo cute!

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  86. I love the card...super cute!

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  87. Love the card, and love that sentiment!

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  88. What a beautiful card I love it as it reminds me of the Macinac Bridge in Michigan been over it many a time you really created a beautiful scene its so serene and definitely tells the story of the sentiment you chose. Great creative job!!

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  89. Fun scene - love the clouds :)

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  90. So, so pretty. Love the design and the colours you chose.

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  91. I just love that double decker bus!

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  92. So cute Elena! Love these images and the scene.

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  93. Really love the double stamped sentiment. Cute!

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  94. FUN & FABULOUS card Elena :)
    LOVE your super cute scene and sweet sentiment!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  95. I already like Mama Elephant on Facebook, my FB name is Tracy Moloney :)
    I shared the ME blog post about the May Stampede
    https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/850298291665216

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    1. I shared your fun card & blog post for the May Stampede with my crafty friends too
      https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/850636091631436

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  96. Fantastic scene. I love the way the sentiment drapes over the popped up bus and your scalloped sky.

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  97. I follow Mama Elephant on Twitter, my name there is @TracyM6773 :)
    I tweeted the ME blog post about the May Stampede
    https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/467107602124394496
    and I tweeted about your fun card & blog post too
    https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/467295819649921024

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  98. Keep forgetting to tell you this week that I do "like" you on FB (actually I LOVE Mama Elephant!) and I did share because if Tracy M wouldn't have shared with me about you I still wouldn't know about your amazing designs of stamps you do!!!!!

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  99. I already like Mama Elephant on Facebook. Wish they had a LOVE option!! =)

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  100. Fun card, Elena. I love how you double stamped the sentiment!! Love the new release!!

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  101. Love your card Elena! Love that little sentiment :)

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  102. Cool card. I'll be in London next week. I hope it doesn't rain. Thanks.

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  103. Super cute card! Love how you double stamped the sentiment!

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  104. Aw....I love the little heart flag flying on the front of the bus! Adorable!

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  105. great creation. thanks for sharing.

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  106. This card is adorable love the polka dot clouds, the little flag at the front of the bus and that you stamped the sentiment right on the bus and what a lovely sentiment it is!

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  107. I'm so psyched with this stamp set - so cute!

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  108. I'm also following on Facebook.

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  109. LOVING your Card for today!! Such an AWESOME design!M I LOVE that sentiment!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Weekend!! ;)

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  110. What fun! I love the double decker bus in this set! Such a cute card, Elena.

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  111. I love the double decker bus! So cute :)

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  112. I love the way you did the sentiment! Beautiful!

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  113. Love love LOVE your card!! The sentiment and especially the way you added the little flag dimensional on the double decker bus just makes the card POP! I'm a follower/liker of Mama Elephant on Twitter and FB and I just LOVE the new release!

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  114. Just realized I needed to leave a separate comment for liking on FB :)

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  115. And for following on Twitter :) I tweeted too I'm @magicrainbows

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  116. Awwww this looks terrific, love the clouds too

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  117. I love those clouds and that bus is awesome!! Great card!!

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  118. Wow great collection, thanks for the chance to win!

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  119. love this card - great job!
    Sandra ltb

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  120. Such a cute card. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  121. I like the sentiment on top, I should try it more often.

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  122. LOVE the double decker bus :)

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  123. Oh, I'll take a trip on that bus! Cute card...thanks for sharing!

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  124. Love everything about your design! You do awesome work!

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  125. beautiful card dear you are so talented thanks for inspiring us

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  126. So sweet! I love the upside down cloud die and I think of JJ too!!!

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  127. I follow ME on FB and shared about the Stampede there.

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  128. I follow on Twitter and tweeted about the Stampede: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/468114737893355520

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  129. Cute card! I love the scene you created.

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  130. I love the way you stamped the sentiment. Will totally have to try that sometime.

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  131. What a great quote, and I love the flag in the front!

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  132. Great card! LOVE those polka dot clouds. They're the perfect touch for this scene.

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  133. Just can't say how much I love your ME cards =]

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  134. oh boy. another masterpiece! i LOVE that bright red bus on the bridge! amazing scene! and the sentiment stamped on top!! dude! just love it!!

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  135. I like your card and the take on the stamp set. I just love that bus. TFS

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  136. Lovely card~ love the placement of the sentiment!

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  137. Amazing card. Cute polka dot clouds!

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