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Have you ever seen an Elephant fly?

May 16, 2015
Flying Elephants
Growing up my mother had us in what she calls the fantasy world.  We saw as many of the Disney movies as possible and she tried to shield us from all of the foolishness in
the world.  Thanks Mom.  Today I still prefer to retreat to that simple world of Disney and that is where my inspiration for this week’s card comes from.  We both love Dumbo and I’m almost certain we both cry when the mother is rocking Dumbo in her trunk through the bars of her cage.**sniff sniff**  So when I saw that WPlus9 was starting a sketch challenge where you had to use one of their products I pulled out this little elephant.  Since his ears are pretty proportioned to his body I had to do the next best thing of hooking two balloons to him to get him in the air and he’s flying now.  Dumbo would be proud.  I am entering this card in the WPlus9 sketchchallenge and also this week’s color throwdown.
I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Supplies used:
Paper: MasterTouch Watercolor Paper, Hammermill #100 for critters and balloon, Recollections Black for sentiment and green for grass Lawn Fawn Let’s Polka;
Stamps and Dies: WPlus9 Unforgettable and matching dies, Lawn Fawns Gleeful Gardens and matching die, Lawn Fawn Grassy Border, Diezyne Stitched Rectangle, Mama Elephant Scripty Hello;
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, London Blue Dylusions spray;
Copics: YR61, Y06, Y08, Y15, YR04, R89, R59, R37, R81;
 Everything else: White Gelly roll pen, Black Glaze pen, MME Red Enamel dots and Jubilee Sticker


  • Reply Kathryn Myhre May 27, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    Adorable card! Love the little elephant!

    • Reply admin May 31, 2015 at 5:46 pm

      Thank you Kathryn.

  • Reply Shelly Schmidt May 27, 2015 at 3:15 am

    I just love this card- you are so talented my dear! I love Disney as well. Love the balloons lifting up the elephant, and the fun sketch you used!

    • Reply admin May 31, 2015 at 5:46 pm

      Thank you so much Shelly.

  • Reply admin May 23, 2015 at 1:52 am

    Thank you Lisa:-)

  • Reply Lisa Schensted May 22, 2015 at 1:28 am

    I looooove that orange and blue together! Great eye! Lisa from SCS

  • Reply admin May 19, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Thanks Joan.

  • Reply Joan Ervin May 18, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    OMG!!! This is sooo cute with the sweet little flying elephant…love the little scene you created!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

  • Reply admin May 18, 2015 at 11:32 am

    Thank you Monika.

  • Reply Monika/Buzsy May 17, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    Darling card Crystal. Love the sweet scene and the cute image. Fantastic coloring and shading. Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown.

  • Reply admin May 17, 2015 at 2:33 am

    Thank you Joni

  • Reply Joni Andaya May 16, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    What a sweet card Crystal and so love those bright wonderful color combo you used 🙂

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