Mama Elephant 6th Anniversary Hop

Mama Elephant 6th Anniversary Hop

Mama Elephant is celebrating their 6th anniversary with a festive new release, an awesome sale and giveaways (all the details below), and tons of inspiration. Welcome to Day 3 of the Mama Elephant #celebrating6years Anniversary Release Stampede.

My stop on the hop features Santa’s Sleigh stamp set and matching dies (along with some older must-haves I’ll list below).

 
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It’s getting close to Christmas and Santa’s takin’ a moment by his window in the calm before the storm … or at least that’s what I imagined when making this scene. *laugh* You’ll also spot one of my go-to Mama Elephant stamp sets: Basic Borders. The 5 patterns included in the set are versatile staples and one just happens to makes the perfect peppermint stripe.

 
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Santa’s Sleigh includes a sign post stamp that’s blank, letting you make it say whatever you want. You could easily find a stamp that works - even masking to add just a word or two - but I’ve gone the simplest route; adding “North Pole” in by hand. I’ve also used a quick trick for anchoring a scene by adding a bit of “snow” (using Diamond Stickles) to give the impression the sign and presents are outside.

 
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I’m a clean and simple gal, but love the look of dimension. I created it on this design with foam tape (popping up the window and double-poppin’ the sign post) and on the tree by stamping in two shades of green ink. I used the MISTI and did a pass with a light green and then another with a darker (inking random spots). It’s subtle, but effective for creating one layer dimension. Diamond Stickles also make a repeat appearance to add sparkle to the “lights” and the top of the sign post (over simple shading done with a BG10 Copic). Truth be told, I’m tad obsessed with Diamond Stickles and think everyone should have it in their snow-making arsenal. *laugh*

6th Anniversary Event Sale and Giveaways

To celebrate with you, we have this amazing sale and promotion and giveaway! Keep reading to the end!


From 9/15 - 9/17
10% off entire store! No code required!

From 9/15 - 9/30
Spend $100 - receive 1 free 'Color Me Letters' 4x6 stamp set.
Spend $150
- receive 1 free 'Color Me Letters' 4x6 stamp set and 'Hilly THANKS' dies.
Spend $200 - receive 1 free 'Color Me Letters' 4x6 stamp set, 'Hilly THANKS' dies, and 'Hilly HELLO' dies.
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Please read all the fine print carefully! :)

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Subtotal amount must be met before any shipping fees/tax/customs.
Free item(s) valid only a single order/transaction.
Limit one of each free offer per order.
Orders cannot be combined. New orders only.
Limit one free offer per customer/order.
We reserve the right to cancel/modify orders.
Free offer valid 9/15-9/30 or while supplies last!


To celebrate this mega anniversary release, we are giving away of ten $25 ME gift certificates throughout the 3 day stampede! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. Winners will be announced on the last day of Stamp Highlights. 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/comment on Instagram: instagram.com/mamaelephant «

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

Joining us on this wild ride of a stampede are some of my favorite crafty friends! Please visit them to see what they did with the new goodies!

And that's a wrap to the 3 day mega stampede! Make sure you checked out Day 1 and DAY 2! Thanks all for joining us! The celebration continues all month long!

SUPPLIES

You can find all the Mama Elephant products listed below - as well as the brand new Santa’s Sleigh stamp set and matching dies - in
the Mama Elephant shop. Other supplies have been linked as well.

Mama Elephant Merry Mantle Stamp Set and Matching Dies (lights on window)
Mama Elephant Cozy Christmas Stamp Set (tree)
Mama Elephant Basic Borders Stamp Set (peppermint stripe)
Mama Elephant Window Watching Die Set (window)

Catherine Pooler Lime Rickey Ink (used on tree)
Catherine Pooler Grass Skirt Ink (used on tree)
Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink (for Copic coloring)
Distress Oxide Candied Apple Ink (for peppermint stripe)

Copic Marker BG10 (used for shadowing)
Copic Marker R24 (used for Santa, sign, & present)
Copic Marker R27 (used for Santa & sign)
Copic Marker R29 (used for Santa & sign)
Copic Marker E57 (used for present)

Diamond Stickles (for all the sparkly bits)