Thursday, November 28, 2013

Mama Elephant & Studio Calico Blog Hop ~ Blue Note + Cole

Hello everyone!!  Did you know that the Studio Calico December release features 2 sets of exclusive clear stamps designed by Mama Elephant?  The response to last month's Cuppa kit Mama Elephant stamps was amazing, and I'm sure you'll love the stamps in the December card kit, Blue Note, and add-on, Cole.  My first card is using the Blue Note card kit...


The Blue Note kit included a packet of the cutest plastic stars and that's what I build my card around.  I actually used the stars to emboss a cool pattern over the front of my card.  I just sprinkled the stars over my panel and put it through the Big Shot (no embossing pads at all).  Then I blended ink over the panel to really bring out the embossing.  Fun stuff!  My next card uses supplies from the Cole add-on...


Seriously, this add-on has the cutest papers and embellishments!  And I'm in love with the sentiments in that stamp set!  I wanted to do a non-holiday card with this set, so I went graphic and CAS.  My favorite part is that natural bark star which has been inked up in gold *sigh*.  


That's it for me, folks!  Don't forget just like last month, there's a giveaway going on at this hop!  Click on over to the Mama Elephant site for all the details and to get the blog hop list! 

Mahalo and Aloha,
jj

72 comments:

  1. A very pretty, interesting background w/the blue..... And the stars are a favorite of mine.

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  2. Both cards are just beautiful !!

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  3. I love both of your cards...stunning! These kits look fun!

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  4. Love the first card so much!!!! Love those adorable stars~!

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  5. Beautiful cards - love the shades of blue and the stars!

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  6. Gorgeous cards!! Happy Thanksgiving!
    c

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  7. Love the Blue Note collection and the cards you made with it are beautiful.

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  8. Beautiful cards, the first card is stunning!

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  9. I love the stars on both cards. The papers are beautiful in these kits, but the stamps are my favorite.

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  10. I love the simplicity of your designs; it's beautiful!

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  11. Pretty Cards! I love that chevron pattern!

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  12. Wow! I'm loving those little stars! What a creative way to use them! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  13. Just ordered my kit after seeing what you did with it. Can you say AWESOME?

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  14. I wish the kit wasn't sold out. I love the stamp set.

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  15. I love the stars but also the stamps!! Thanks for sharing!

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  16. Wow! Love these cards! Thanks for the idea on using the stars for embossing!! Clever! Hope to win them now!

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  17. The stars are super cute and Love the sentiment on the blue note card! Both of your cards are so creative!

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  18. I love the yellow card - especially the cool angle!

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  19. As always, your cards are unique and amazing, JJ! I love how you played with the stars, yet you kept them both CAS...you are so creative!!!

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  20. Gorgeous cards JJ! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  21. Both cards are wonderful. I especially enjoy the first card. The watercolor background is beautiful and I love how you have popped the stars. You provided a wonderful showcase for the sentiment. Great job!

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  22. Simply scrumptious cards! Seriously!

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  23. Love that wonderful bark star!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  24. Totally loving the embossed stars! Great cards JJ!

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  25. Gorgeous cards! I love the embossed stars!

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  26. Great cards...love the blue background on the first.

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  27. How do you think of sprinkling stars and running it through your machine? TOO WonderFUL! Great job!

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  28. what a great idea using the embellishments in the kit for embossing with :) love the colours together in the last card. Very daring and so so cool!

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  29. So pretty!! I love how you embossed the stars!! And I love the gold star!!

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  30. Love both of these cards and the star is gorgeous!

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  31. ooh, love your designs & the star is fantastic!

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  32. I love how the stars look on the first card!

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  33. I love how you did the embossing with the stars!

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  34. Oh my gosh!! BEAUTIFUL cards!!! That embossing you created is just awesome and so clever!!! And I am in LOVE with your second card!! Swoon! Loooooove the colors and patterns and layout! And that sentiment is just get out of town fun!!!!

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  35. Absolutely gorgeous cards!!! Especially love your color combos!

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  36. Beautiful cards. Love the layout of the second card. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  37. So cool that you embossed with the stars. I'll have to try that.

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  38. Wonderful cards! I love the CAS designs! The sentiments really shine, as do the embellishments! TFS!

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  39. I love the blue background! Caught my attention immediately.

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  40. Loving the star themed projects! Especially love the blue card!

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  41. This looks like such a great kit! I wish it wasn't sold out!

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  42. I love the blue card and the stars. Beautiful kits!

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  43. I love the stars embellishment. I’m thankful for my family!

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  44. Love your cards, simple and sweet!

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  45. Wow, your cards are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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  46. Great idea to emboss using the stars!

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  47. oh that beautiful blue card with the stars - stunning!!!! I need to try this myself!!! thanks for the inspiration!

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  48. really love that blue card and that embossing with the plastic stars is such a cool idea !!...and that bark star with gold is yummy !!

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  49. wonderful cards. Love the embossed stars on the first one.

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  50. Love the background effect on the first card!

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  51. I love your star themes: the embossing with the stars is just brilliant! And that wood star is adorable!

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  52. Not sure which card I adore more. They both are so great!

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  53. Awesome cards! That gold inked wood star is my favorite, too. :)

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  54. I love love love both cards! But the simply amazing card really makes my heart happy. :)

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  55. These cards are seriously gorgeous!

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  56. LOVE your clean modern style...Great job!

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