Day 3 of The Avery Elle ~ Chameleon Blog Hop

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Hi everyone, today we are showcasing Ilina‘s  projects, our design team certainly loved the Ellie stamp set from Avery Elle as you can see here.

ilinacrouse_ellie1_1Materials used:

Chameleon Pens deluxe set; Cool Grey (CG8), Bubble Gum (PK3), and Aquamarine (BG4), Avery Elle Raspberry card stockEllie stamp setDotted borders elle-ments dieSugar Blend sequins, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Versamark ink pad, Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad, Neenah smooth white card stock, heat gun.

Instructions:
1. Stamp the elephant and balloon onto 4″ x 5″ card stock.
2. Color the elephant using the Chameleon pens:
– Use Cool Gray-CG8 for the elephant, color the head by infusing your pen using the toning medium for 30 seconds, then do the same for the body. Use Bubble Gum-PK3 for the cheek of the elephant (no infusing and use the bullet nib) – Color the balloon using Aqua Marine- BG4 pen by infusing it for 25 seconds.

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3. Using the curvy die from the dotted borders, cut the bottom of the card stock.
4. Using repositionable adhesive adhere the pieces onto Raspberry card base ( 4 1/4″ x 11″ (folded at 5 1/2″), leaving a gap of 1/4″. Stamp the sentiment “celebrate” in the gap using versamark ink (remove the white layers) and emboss the sentiments using white embossing powder.
5. Using dimensionals adhere the layers back onto the card base.
6. Adhere the sequins.

Again Ilina couldn’t stop at just one elephant card…..

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Supplies: Chameleon Pens deluxe set; Cool Grey (CG8), Bubble Gum (PK3), Avery Elle Raspberry card stock, Ellie stamp set, Ellie elle-ments die, Dotted borders elle-ments die, Sugar Blend sequins, Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad, Neenah smooth white card stock, May Arts crinkle hot pink ribbon, White gel pen.

Instructions:
1. Stamp the elephant and balloon onto white card stock and color them:
-Use Cool Gray-CG8 for the elephant, color the head by infusing your pen using the toning medium for 30 seconds, then do the same for the body. Use Bubble Gum-PK3 for the cheek of the elephant (no infusing and use the bullet nib)
-Color the balloon using Bubble Gum-PK3 pen by infusing it for 15 seconds.

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2. Using the coordinating die, cut them.
3. Cut piece of white card stock to measure 4″ x 5 3/8″ and die cut the bottom using the scalloped border from the Dotted Borders die set.
4. Cut very thin strip of raspberry card stock.
5. Adhere the strip onto the white layer and add faux stitching using the white gel pen.
6. Adhere the elephant and the balloon using dimenstionals.
7. Tie the ribbon on the top.
8. Using dimensionals adhere the whole layer onto Rasperry card base ( 4 1/4″ x 11″ folded at 5 1/2″)
9. Adhere sequins.

Yes I know this is going to blow your mind but once Ilina started with that elephant stamp we just couldn’t stop her!

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Supplies:Chameleon Pens deluxe set; Cool Grey (CG8), Bubble Gum (PK3), Warm Sunset (YO3), Avery Elle Ellie stamp set, Ellie elle-ments die, Stampin’ Up! Circle framelits, Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad, Neenah smooth white card stock, White gel pen, PTI white card stock (for card base), Avery Elle Silver Fox card stock, Avery Elle brights collection patterned paper,Avery Elle neutral collection patterned paper, PTI harvest gold vintage buttons, Stampin’ Up! white bakers twine

Instructions:
1.Stamp and color the elephant and balloon onto white card stock.
-Use Cool Gray-CG8 for the elephant, color the head by infusing your pen using the toning medium for 30 seconds, then do the same for the body. Use Bubble Gum-PK3 for the cheek of the elephant (no infusing and use the bullet nib)
-Color the balloon using Warm Sunset-YO3 pen by infusing it for 15 seconds.

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2. Cut layer from silver fox card stock to measure 4″ x 5 1/4″. Cut Mimosa (from the bright collection patterned paper) to measure 3 3/4″ x 1 3/4″ and a little rectangle 2″ x 1″ from the silver fox patterned paper (neutral collection).
3. adhere the patterned paper onto the Silver Fox layer.
4. die cut circle using the circle framelits onto white card stock
5. Stamp sentiment onto the citcle, then adhere the elephant.
6. Adhere it onto the card and then adhere the balloon.
7. Add faux stitching using the white gel pen.
8. Thread white twine through the button and adhere it to the card layer.
9. Adhere the whole layer onto white card base ( 4 1/4″ x 11″ PTI card stock folded at 5 1/2″)

We love how many different variations Ilina has achieved with the Ellie Stamp set, I am sure we will see a few more elephants during the hop to inspire you further!

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50 Comments on “Day 3 of The Avery Elle ~ Chameleon Blog Hop”

  1. Janis in ID

    Absolutely wonderful coloring effects on the elephants and the balloons!!! So glad to get acquainted with Chameleon products!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

  2. c

    The darling elephants and the Chameleon pens = a lovely pairing! Such sweetness *infused* (sorry…) into each card! Gorgeous!
    c

  3. D~DesignsByDragonfly

    OMGosh your cards are sooooo cute. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

  4. barb macaskill

    What fun cards! I am in love with elephants lately and Ellie is an adorable little elephant! She is on my wish list and I can’t wait to get her and start coloring her and putting her on my creations! TFS!

  5. Laura Turcotte

    oh wow!!! every single day of amazing inspiration makes me want to play with thee markers more and more!!!

  6. Denise Bryant

    Love that darling Ellie stamp set and these adorable cards! Great coloring… I am so anxious to try out these pens! The dotted borders dies are a great detail on the cards too!

  7. Mary Holshouser

    I have a “thing” about elephants so I really love these cards.
    The shading is amazing.
    I hope that I’ll be able to do as good when I get my pens.
    thanks for sharing.

  8. TracyM #6773

    LOVE your ADORABLE elephants Ilina!!!
    EACH card is SUPER CUTE and – WOW – your colouring is DELIGHTFUL!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and RECIPE FOR CRAFTY AWESOMENESS with these AMAZING pens 🙂

  9. Regina Furman

    Little Ellie is just adorable! I can see why Ilina just kept making cards! And they are wonderful! Her coloring is fantastic. I sure hope to be that good one day, and I know Chameleon Pens can make that happen!

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