Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Friendship Card Using Lawn Fawn’s “You’re Just My Type” Stamp Set/Mama Elephant’s “Big News” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!
Valentine’s Day has passed but I like to make my stamp sets work more year round, so to create this card I combined the images from Lawn Fawn’s “You’re Just My Type” stamp set alongside sentiments from Mama Elephant’s “Big News” stamp set!
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I stamped out my images from Lawn Fawn’s “You’re Just My Type” stamp set using my Misti stamping tool and Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I coloured them using my alcohol markers, added details with a white gel pen and fussy cut them out. I cut a panel from white card stack using the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and used my Misti and Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink once again to stamp the blank page image in a random pattern. I added shading with a grey alcohol marker and blender marker. I secured my panel back in my Misti and stamped my chosen sentiments from Mama Elephant’s “Big News” stamp set using Broken China Distress Oxide Ink.
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I cut a circle from black card stock using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts. I partially cut the circle with the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts so it would fit perfectly on my panel in the bottom left corner. I adhered this circle to my patterned panel using Scor-Tape.
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I adhered my images using Scor-Tape and 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I cut a panel from black card stock using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to frame my panel. I adhered both panels together and to my card base using Scor-Tape.
P65 LF You're Just My Type
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

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Stamps & Dies
Lawn Fawn “You’re Just My Type” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Big News” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/4″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Encouragement Card Using Mama Elephant’s “Book Worm” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!
I have a sweet encouragement card using a new-to-me stamp set, Mama Elephant’s “Book Worm”! I’ve loved this set ever since I spotted it and knew I had to make a card to share with all of you!
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I used my Misti stamping tool and Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink to stamp my images from the set, I used some post-it tape to mask one pile of books so I could build a taller pile also. I coloured them using my alcohol markers, added highlights and details with a white gel pen and fussy cut them out.
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I used the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to cut a panel from white card stock, I also used the largest from this set to cut a black panel to frame this panel at the end. I drew two lines where I wanted to separate my background to imitate the floor and wall, I coloured in between the lines with my alcohol markers. I masked up to the line with post-it tape and used Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink for the bottom section of my panel. I masked the bottom section up to the line next and blended the top portion of my panel with Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Inks.
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I secured my blended panel in to my Misti and stamped my sentiment from Pink Fresh Studio’s “Word Series: Dream” stamp set using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I arranged and adhered all of my images using Scor-Tape and 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape, framed my panel with the black panel I mentioned earlier and adhered to my card base.
P62 ME Book Worm
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

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Mama Elephant “Book Worm” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

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Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink
Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide Ink
Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Thank You Cards, Uncategorized, Watercolour Cards

Just Because Card Using Hero Arts’ “Staggering Branches” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies! Happy New Year! I hope you all had an amazing time celebrating and are walking in to the new year feeling refreshed, looking forward to the year ahead!
This week I have a simple watercolour card to share with you all using the “Staggering Branches” stamp set from Hero Arts! This style of stamp is usually out of my comfort zone, but I’m trying to push myself this year to try new things and not get stuck in a creative rut (we all know what it’s like to hit that wall!).
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I secured a piece of watercolour paper in my Misti stamping tool and stamped my images in the arrangement I wanted using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I love how with this stamp set you can customise the image to your liking with the antlers and branches, it gives you a lot of creative freedom! Once I had my images stamped how I wanted, I used the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to cut out my panel. I usually cut my panel first, but I wasn’t sure which placement I wanted beforehand this time so I found it easier to stamp first in this case! I used Altenew’s Watercolor 36 Pan Set with my Altenew Watercolor Brush in medium to paint my images.
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While the paint was drying I secured a piece of black card stock in my Misti, prepped it with my powder tool applicator and stamped my sentiment using Versamark ink. I coated my sentiment in Lawn Fawn’s White Embossing Powder and set it with my heat tool before trimming my sentiment down to size. I used a white gel pen to add faux stitching along the edges of my sentiment and popped it up in the bottom right of my panel using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I added highlights and details to my images using my white gel pen once again. I used the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to cut a panel from black card stock to frame my watercolour panel and adhered them together and to my card base using Scor-Tape.
P59 HA Staggering Branches
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

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Hero Arts “Staggering Branches” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

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Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink

Paints
Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool
Altenew Medium Watercolor Brush

Embossing Powder
Lawn Fawn White Embossing Powder

Adhesive
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Thank You Cards, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day Cards

Clean & Simple Love Themed Card Using Waffle Flower’s “Secret Admirer” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!
Christmas is just a few days away now and I hope you’re all enjoying the holiday season with loved ones! I have a clean and simple card to share with you today using Waffle Flower’s “Secret Admirer” stamp set!
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I cut two panels using Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts, the black panel using the largest from the set and the white from the second largest. I secured my white panel in my Misti stamping tool and stamped my images and sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I coloured my images with alcohol markers and added details using a white gel pen. I used a drawing pencil to add a shadow under my little mouse. I adhered my panels together and to my card base using Scor-Tape.
P58 WF Secret Admirer
Thanks for reading lovelies! I hope you all have a fantastic holiday season!
Claire
xo

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Waffle Flower “Secret Admirer” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Friendship Card Using Waffle Flower’s “Bear Hugs” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!
This week I’m sharing a friendship card using Waffle Flower’s “Bear Hugs” stamp set!
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I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my image using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I coloured it with my alcohol markers, added details and highlights with a white gel pen and fussy cut it out.
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I cut a black panel using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and a panel from white card stock using the second largest. I used the Altenew “Watercolor Stripes” stencil with Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink to create my background on the white panel. I splattered it with some water to distress it slightly and cleaned up any excess.
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I adhered my panels together using Scor-Tape and my image to the centre using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink on white card stock and trimmed it to size. I adhered my sentiment to my panel slightly overlapping my image, using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape at the edges and Scor-Tape in the centre before adhering my panel to my card base.
P57 WF Bear Hugs
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card!
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Waffle Flower “Bear Hugs” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Stencils
Altenew “Watercolor Stripes” Stencil

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Thank You Cards, Uncategorized

Autumnal Card Using Waffle Flower’s “Fall Greetings” Stamp Set!

Hello lovelies!
This week I wanted to share with you this autumnal card using Waffle Flower’s “Fall Greetings” stamp set! I absolutely love this set, the main image with the two little birds drew my attention right away!
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I used the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to cut two panels from white card stock, cutting a window through one of them with Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts. I took my panel without the window and secured it in my Misti stamping tool. I stamped my image using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink in the centre towards the top of my panel so it would fit in my window I created.
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I coloured my image and background with my alcohol markers, using a white gel pen to add highlights and details before adhering my panel with the window on top of my coloured panel using Scor-Tape.
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I secured my panel in to my Misti again to stamp the second half of my sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink, I also stamped my “hello” sentiment on some white card stock, fussy cut it out and popped it up on my panel using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I used the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to cut a frame for my panel and adhered both panels to my card base using Scor-Tape.
P50 WF Fall Greetings
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with a set of three Christmas cards!
Claire
xo

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Waffle Flower “Fall Greetings” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Simple Just Because Card Using Lawn Fawn’s “Keep On Swimming” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m back with another just because card using Lawn Fawn’s “Keep On Swimming” stamp set!
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The images in this set are adorable, I was immediately drawn to the pufferfish! I stamped my images using my Misti stamping tool and Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I used my alcohol markers to colour them but for the water in the fish bowl I used a combination of Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks. I added details with a white gel pen and fussy cut them out.
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I cut a panel from white card stock using the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative cuts and used Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey cuts to cut a window to the left of my panel.
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I used the second largest from the “Basic Rectangles” to cut another white panel, I blended over it with Squeezed Lemonade and Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Inks using the Altenew “Watercolor Stripes” stencil. I cut a black panel from the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to frame my card.
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I used my Misti to stamp my sentiment on white card stock using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink, trimmed it down to size and framed it with black card stock also to make it pop from my white panel. I adhered my white, striped and black panels together using Scor-Tape. I adhered my images with Scor-Tape also, apart from my pufferfish and sentiment strip which I adhered with 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I adhered my panel flat to my card base and embellished with some blue Nuvo drops.
P45 LF Keep On Swimming
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

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Stamps & Dies
Lawn Fawn “Keep On Swimming” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink
Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Ink

Stencils
Altenew “Watercolor Stripes” Stencil

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Two Cards Using Avery Elle’s “Sweetest” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I thought I’d share two cards I made using Avery Elle’s “Sweetest” stamp set! As we had a bit of a heat wave recently I thought it would be fun to play around with these cute ice lollies and ice cream images!
First Card:
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I stamped two of the ice cream images out using my Misti with Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and coloured them with my alcohol markers, I added highlights and details with a white gel pen before fussy cutting them out.
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I cut two panels from white card stock using the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts. I used Heffy Doodle’s “Candy Store” stencil with Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks to create my front panel. I blended the second panel with Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink and sprayed it with my distress sprayer. I used one of the dies from Lawn Fawn’s “Lacy Heart Stackables” to create my window in my blue and white panel.
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I used one of the dies from Lawn Fawn’s “Shadow Box Card” die set to cut my sentiment panel, running the top of it through again to partially die cut it to size. I secured it in my Misti and stamped my sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I adhered my panels together with 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape before popping my images and sentiment up with foam tape also. I cut a panel from black card stock using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and adhered my front panel to it and then to my card base using Scor-Tape. I added some light blue Nuvo drops for embellishment.
P42 AE Sweetest (1)
Second Card:
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I cut a panel from white card stock using the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts. I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my ice lollies in a pattern going across the top of the panel and masked them with masking paper. I blended the edges of the panel using Broken China Distress Oxide Ink and the centre with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink to give it an ombre effect. I distressed the panel with some water, once it was dry I peeled off the masks. I cut away a section of the panel, keeping the bottom part of it. I coloured my images and added highlights with a white gel pen. I cut another panel from white card stock using the same die and blended it with Carved Pumpkin and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide ink before distressing that also. I lined up where I wanted my sentiment to be on the orange panel, secured it in my Misti and stamped it with Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I wrapped some blue and white twine around my bottom blue panel before adhering both of the blue panels to my orange panel with 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I framed it with a panel cut from black card stock like in the previous card and adhered to my card base using Scor-Tape.
P42 AE Sweetest (2)
P42 AE Sweetest (Double)
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card!
Claire
xo

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Avery Elle “Sweetest” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Lawn Fawn “Shadow Box Card” Dies
Lawn Fawn “Lacy Heart Stackables” Dies

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink
Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink
Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink

Stencils
Heffy Doodle “Candy Store” Stencil

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape
1/2″ Scor-Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Thank You Cards, Uncategorized

Simple Card Using Heffy Doodle’s “You’re Weird” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m sharing a simple appreciation card using Heffy Doodle’s “You’re Weird” stamp set! I’ve always been obsessed with the moon and the opportunity to line up the stamps to make a full moon with this set drew me in!
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I used my Misti to stamp the first half of the moon with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink, cleaned off my stamp and lined it up so that the edges met and stamped the other half. I shaded my moon with a regular drawing pencil and set it with a little hairspray to stop it from smudging. I added some white highlights with a gel pen before fussy cutting it out. I used my Misti again to stamp my sentiment using the same ink as before.
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I cut a panel from white card stock using the second largest die from Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and blended Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink over it. I spread some blue metallic watercolour paint over my glass crafting mat and sprayed it with some water to allow more movement. I placed my panel down on to the watercolour paint and dried between each layer until I was happy with how it looked. I splattered some white metallic watercolour paint over the top to give the illusion of stars.
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Here is a close up of how the panel looks when the light hits the metallic paint. I set the panel aside to dry.
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I cut a panel from black card stock this time using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts. I doubled up some 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape to pop my moon up on my galaxy panel and adhered my panels together and to my card base using Scor-Tape.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

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Heffy Doodle “You’re Weird” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Just Because Card Using Mama Elephant’s “Little Panda Agenda” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
I’m a little late with my post this week, my apologies! However I’m here today to share this card using Mama Elephant’s “Little Panda Agenda” stamp set with you all!
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I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp out the entire set of adorable pandas using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I coloured them with my alcohol markers, added some highlights and details using a white gel pen and fussy cut them out. I cut two panels from white card stock using Mama Elephant’s “Framed Tags Waverly” Creative Cuts and used Heffy Doodle’s “UnbeLEAFable” stencil to ink blend my larger panel with Pine Needles Distress Oxide Ink. I splattered my larger panel with gold metallic watercolour paint and set it aside to dry. I used the window die from Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative cuts to create my window in my smaller panel.
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I chose my sentiment from Mama Elephant’s “Dragon Wishes” stamp set and stamped it below my window using my Misti and Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I doubled up my 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape for more height, adhered my smaller panel to my larger panel first then adhered all of my pandas in to place. I used Scor-Tape to adhere my panel to my card base.
P40 ME Little Panda Agenda
Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you on Sunday with another card.
Claire
xo

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Mama Elephant “Little Panda Agenda” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Dragon Wishes” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Framed Tags – Waverly” Creative Cuts
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Pine Needles Distress Oxide Ink

Stencils
Heffy Doodle “UnbeLEAFable” Stencil

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape
1/2″ Scor-Tape