Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Baby elephant

A friend of mine just had a baby on Monday and here is her card:

I printed the sentiment from my computer.  I added lace around that paper then mounted it on a pink base.  I fed ribbon through the buttons and tied them.  Glue dots work great to hold buttons in place.

The elephant was made from punches.  I searched online for ideas but didn't see any that I wanted to use so I came up with my own style.  Many people use circle punches for the body and head.  The butterfly punch is great for ears.  I trimmed an oval, also from a punch for the legs.  I added liquid pearls for the toes.  The trunk is cut from a large circle and then trimmed up a bit.  I finished it off with some googly eyes and a simple mouth.

This is for a very special girl and I am praying for her health and for her Momma's quick recovery.  I am entering it in a challenge over at "Our Daily Bread Designs".  It's my first time playing with them and this week's challenge is to make a card for child.  How perfect!

Thank you for swinging by!


  1. So glad you found ODBD, Mary! Your paper elephant is adorable...thanks so much for joining the Shining the Light Challenge this week!

  2. Oh how sweet!! I just love your elephant!! Adorable!! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge!!