CASology Week 176 using Mama Elephant Tree Friends Stamp

Happy Tuesday everyone!

It’s great to be back on CASology weekly challenge and this week’s cue is Tree.

Week 176 - Tree

I wanted to make it really straightforward by using a tree stamp and since Christmas is round the corner, I was thinking of adding some festive cheer to a tree image.

This is what I came up with using Mama Elephant Tree Friends stamp set,

CASology Card Challenge Week 176

First, I stamp the sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black ink on the card base and stamp another on a post it tag.  I trim the post-it to mask the stamped sentiment.

The sentiment is from Mama Elephant Jingle Greetings.

Next, I stamp the tree image from Mama Elephant Tree Friends using the same ink pad.

Using Derwent Metallic color pencils, I do a partial coloring of the image using Christmas season color palette – Gold, Green and Red.  I blend the color using a fine paint brush.

Next, I trim the sides using round corner punch to have a round edge at the card opening.

Mama Elephant Tree Friends card ideas

Christmas Card ideas using Mama Elephant Tree Friends

Do check out my wonderful team mates’ creations for more inspiration, you will be amazed by the ideas they have!

I hope this simple CAS card gets you inspired to play along with us for this week’s cue.  Can’t wait to see what you have created for CASology!

Supplies and Tools

  • Mama Elephant Jingle Greetings clear stamp set
  • Mama Elephant Tree Friends clear stamp set
  • Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink
  • Derwent Metallic color pencils (water soluble)
  • Round corner punch

8 comments

  1. Joyce M. says:

    This is so beautiful. I have this set and have never thought to use it this way–especially clever way to do the sentiment, and I am going to try this soon.

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