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Hey there! Today I have another card for you created with the Elephant Parade stamp set, but this time I also used the coordinating Elephant Dies and made my own background with the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks and a Blending Brush!

To create the Polished Pink plaid background, I laid the plaid design from the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks over a 3 3/4" x 5" piece of Basic White. I held it in place with a bit of Post-It tape, then used a Blending Brush to lightly swirl Polished Pink ink over the entire layer. I kept adding more ink until I had the intensity I desired.

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This time I stamped all three elephant babies from the Elephant Parade stamp set with Tuxedo Black ink, colored with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers, and then cut with the coordinating Elephant Dies!

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I colored each elephant baby with the bullet tip of the Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker, then went back over the wrinkles an areas I wanted to highlight with the same marker to darken. I wanted the inner ear to be darker than yesterday's elephant, so I colored first with a Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blend, then I layered a Light Real Red Stampin' Blend over it. I did this because I currently cannot find my Polished Pink Stampin' Blend. lol!

I lightened the center of the ears with the Stampin' Blends Color Lifter.

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I used the Stylish Shapes dies to cut the Smoky Slate stitched squares behind each elephant baby, as well as to cut out the greeting.

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I tied my loopy bow again with White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon. I wrapped the White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon around the designer paper layer, which I had adhered to a Basic White layer of the same size for stability, tying in a simple knot. I then looped more of the same ribbon around four of my fingers to create three loops and slid the loops off my fingers. I gave the gathered loops a twist before laying them over the first tied ribbon knot and then tied the ends around it all. I trimmed the ends of the ribbon and then added a glue dot under the knot to keep it in place. 

I finished off the front with Heart Pearls.

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Inside I used a phrase from Charming Sentiments, as well as the butterfly and flower sprig from Elephant Parade.

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