You’re Boo-tastic! + A SUPER Surprise!

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Hi friends! You didn’t think we were DONE with the surprises, did you?? We’re back with another EXCLUSIVE collaboration this Monday morning that we think is just SUPER! This set designed by Mama Elephant is available this month only and quantities are limited!  Check out these fun clear stamps called Super Duo and coordinating die set called Crusader Kids!  This is a Limited Edition that is only available during the month of Stamptember® *while supplies last.  You can purchase the stamps and dies separately or as a set called Strong Together.

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I’m also SUPER excited to have the amazing and talented Nichol Magouirk on our blog today as a guest designer! Check out this Boo-tastic design she came up with!! Isn’t she a gem? She even made a video to capture all the fun!  You can visit her blog to see what she created with the new exclusive “Strong Together” set.

Enjoy!

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Watch the video:

I wanted to create a spooky Halloween night time trick-or-treat scene with the adorable Mama Elephant Bootastic Stamp Set and coordinating dies.

To create the backdrop for my card, I die cut the stitched rectangle (ME Basic Dies Set) from Tim Holtz watercolor paper and stamped and embossed the moon from the Winter Wonderland Stamp Set (I LOVE that I can stretch a winter-themed stamp set into a fall/Halloween design!) I inked up the die cut rectangle with Tim Holtz Distress Inks starting with Scattered Straw and Spiced Marmalade around the moon and then blended in Chipped Sapphire for the sky and Seedless Preserves towards the landscape. To darken the sky for the spooky feel, I blended in some Black Soot Distress Ink and then I spritzed the whole thing with water from a Mini Mister. Once the background was dry I used the trees from Winter Wonderland and stamped them using SSS Black Ink. Both first and second generation stamping give the illusion of depth making it appear the little mummy is walking through a forest.

I die cut the landscape from Watercolor Paper using the ME Landscape Trio dies and used Peeled Paint and Black Soot Distress Inks to add color. I stamped the greeting with SSS Black Ink in the center of the landscape.

I stamped and colored in the Bootastic images and die cut them with the coordinating dies and adhered them as shown to create the Halloween scene.

Some PPP Sparkling Clear sequins scattered about complete the card.

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Thanks for reading today and thanks to Nichol for this amazing inspiration!  To see the complete Mama Elephant collection, click HERE.

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  1. Stole a few minutes to watch Nichol’s video of the making of this card. Fantastic! Love Halloween and this card totally rocks!

  2. This card is soo cute and whimsical. Nichol, I love the colors you’ve selected..not to mention the trail of candy. Trick or Treat!

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