January 2019 Design Team Stampede

Welcome to the Mama Elephant Design Team blog hop!

Our newest release is now live and available for purchase in the store!


Here's my little contribute, my first animated GIF using Flying With Friends, Friendship Sentiments, Wild Meadow and the fabulous new Wiper Surprise!

The Wiper Surprise can cut from any front panel or in this case, I used the leafy border from Wild Meadow. Love love how it turned out! Be sure to visit all our designers for more inspiration using the new goodies!

ME supplies used: Flying With Friends (stamps and dies available 1/15/2019), Wild Meadow (stamps and dies available 1/15/2019), Friendship Sentiments (stamps available 1/15/2019), Wiper Surprise (dies available 1/15/2019)

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/mamaelephant «

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

Now let's get on with the Stampede with our designers!

Keeway Tsao | Laura Bassen | Nichol Spohr

Thi Lam | Amy Yang | Vera Rhuhay


January Release Reivew

Hello, hello! We are back on schedule with our monthly releases (The 15th of every month, excluding breaks) and tonight at midnight EST is our first release of the year! We have 4 new stamp sets and 6 new die sets! Remember to come back tomorrow to the blog and Stampede with us!

INTRODUCING: Wild Meadow, Color Me Letters

Anna Ozvald is back again this month with the stunning Wild Meadow. I am just head over heels with this beautiful and versatile set. I love me some florals, but this one is just on a different level. I love using it to hug the edges of my cards! So, so beautiful! She created a floral edge and a leafy edge! I love them both!

ME supplies used: Wild Meadow (stamps and dies available 1/15/2019), Friendship Sentiments (stamps available 1/15/2019)

I paired Wild Meadow and Color Me Letters for this loosely water colored card. Watercoloring over white embossing never gets old! 

ME supplies used: Wild Meadow (stamps and dies available 1/15/2019), Color Me Letters (stamps available 1/15/2019)

Release is tonight at midnight EST! What are you looking to pick up for our first release of the year?

Our stellar Design Team is ready with their inspirational projects for tomorrow's Stampede! See you then! :)


INTRODUCING: Friendship Sentiments, Cloudy Day Cover CC

Hi! We are introducing Friendship Sentiments and Cloudy Day Cover today. I consider them both basic staples to your stamping stash -- the sentiments are great for sending just because messages to your favorite friends! And that cover? So many uses! Let's take a look at a few projects using these!

This was super duper easy as a simple die cut and the background is all done! I layered the white cut piece over a light blue cardstock to give it some definition. I don't  know about you but this is a whole lot easier than die cutting multiple cloud borders or masking! You can easily tuck images in between the clouds as well!

ME supplies used: Cloudy Day Cover (dies available 1/15/2019), Flying With Friends (stamps and dies available 1/15/2019), Friendship Sentiments (stamps available 1/15/2019)
Angela created this sweet card featuring the new elephants and Friendship Sentiments as well.

ME supplies used: Flying with Friends, Friendship Sentiments (stamps available 1/15/2019),  Basic Rectangles 

Thanks for looking today! See you again tomorrow!


INTRODUCING: Flying With Friends, Offset Rainbow CC

We are so pleased to introduce Flying With Friends, a continuation of Fly With Me released last year, illustrated by the amazing Aida Zamora. This time, our cute elephant has got a mini friend along for the ride!

To help showcase Flying With Friends is our friend Keiko Ichikawa from @happy_tree_studio again.

Folds flat into a envelope but when taken out it is a 3d card!

Just check out all the little details!

This next card uses our new Offset rainbow die cut. It works a bit differently than the standard rainbow dies you've seen. This one is perfect to create the outer layer for a rainbow shaker card!

ME supplies used: Flying With Friends (stamps and dies available 1/5/2019), Offset Rainbow (dies available 1/19/2019)
See you again tomorrow!