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Sunday 26 July 2015

An Elephant Never Forgets ..............

I make my cards to sell to raise funds for different charities.  I am truly blessed that over the years of me doing this very kind crafters on blogs and on Facebook have sent me things to use.  I also put anything I win in challenges to good use for my cards for charity.  There are also blogs/people on Facebook that offer freebies and these mean so much to me as I can use these as well.  Recently Debbi Moore had this gorgeous little elephant as a freebie on her Facebook page and I thought I'd show you what I made with it.

The freebie design sheet came with a gorgeous backing papers which I used as well.  On Debbi Moore's design sheets what I like is that she doesn't waste any leftover space once you have the main images.  Instead you may find things like borders, sentiments and embellishments eg flowers, shapes, buttons etc.  This sheet came with the main image of the elephant along with the cut little head shot of the elephant, border, sentiments and heart shape.

Looking at the image I simply added a cream card blank and matting and layering was done with kraft card.

Apart from the elements off the design sheet the card has been finished off with a large organza ribbon bow and button.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Papertake Weekly - Build it up
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes with the option of shabby chic
Glitter n Sparkle - Use something that starts with B (button)
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cheryl said...

oh super card hun,love elephants,hugs Cherylxxx

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Oh wow, this is so stunning. The image is so gorgeous and just love your card!Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door recently and I hope to see you again in our new challenge. Have a nice day :)
Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

Liz McGuire, said...

This is gorgeous. Good luck with the fund raising, Liz x

Jacee said...

Great design, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Chana Malkah said...

Great birthday card! Love the colors and those cool elephant images! Thanks for playing along with us this week at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner

Wendy Ann Batchen said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination and good luck. Wendy DT x

Anna said...

WOW very beautiful card... love it!
Thanks for sharing it with us over at Brown sugar challenge!
Anna Dt

Stacey said...

great card - elephants are great creatures aren't they! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Keep Smilin',
Stacey xxx
Lasata's Crafty Hideout {My Blog}

Sheryl said...

This is just lovely. Great choice of colours and design. Thanks for visiting at 613 Avenue Create. Hugs Sheryl DT

Sandy said...

Fab card, love the cute elephant images and the African themed papers too. Thanks for entering the challenge at Aud Sentiments this fortnight.

Snoopy said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge. Hope to see you again on the next challenge!

Snoopy :D​

Em Louise Fairley said...

This is gorgeous! Amazing image and I love your colors. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create and I hope you'll join us again soon.

Em AKA Creative Em
613 Avenue Create DT

Cards By MI said...

Fabby looking card stunning image. Thanks for joining us over at AUD sentiments this week.
Love n hugs

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Louise DT x

Unknown said...

Fabulous card, I love Elephants :) Thank you for joining us over at Glitter N Sparkled this week x DT Sarahjayne x

Debby said...

Gorgeous card thank you for sharing your lovely work with us in this weeks challenge at Glitter N Sparkle "Something with a B"
Debby (DT) xx

Carla's Cards said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing with Artistic Inspiration!

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful Card. Thank you for joining us this week at Glitter N Sparkle. Good Luck and all the best.
Samantha (AngelicBadGirl)
DT Owner glitternsparkle

Unknown said...

Such a fabulous Card. Thank you for joining us this week at Glitter N Sparkle. Good Luck and all the best.
Samantha (AngelicBadGirl)
DT Owner glitternsparkle