ME Stamp Highlight: Papa Love

Happy Sunday, all!  I hope you had a great Saturday!  I had what I like to call a "half wedding" to shoot, because they only needed me there for a few hours.  That was PERFECT for easing into my 2013 wedding season!  The bride looked just exquisite & beautiful....and they are SO in love.  It was a sweet little wedding that I was able to be a small part of.

Today I have a card to share with you using the new Mama Elephant stamp set called "Papa Love".  This is a fantastic masculine stamp set....but I daresay it can be used for many other things as well.  I stuck to the original theme for this one though...and created a fun and super CAS card any dad would love to get!  Here is what I created!
1. Make A2 card from white cardstock.
2. Cut red triangle paper slightly smaller, then adhere.
3. Adhere three jewel strips to the right hand side.
4. Stamp the ticket border, sentiments & mustache image to a chalkboard paper block, then adhere.
5. Stamp an arrow to cardstock, cut out and adhere.
6. Add three black jewels to the arrow to finish.

-The Play Date Cafe #173 - Color Challenge
-Papertake Weekly - 1-2-3 challenge
-Delightful Challenge - Masculine
-4 Crafy Chicks #133 - CAS
-The Friday Mashup #101 - chalkboard technique & 2 stamp sets
-Allsorts #198 - 1-2-3 challenge
-Sentimental Sundays #146 - anything goes
-Penny Black & More March challenge - Masculine

The other Mama Elephant designers also have some projects to share using the Lovely Mums stamps be sure to check them out too!

Savannah O'Gwynn
Lea Lawson
Mariana Grigsby
JJ Bolton
Cheiron Brandon
Pearl Lui
Alice Wertz

I hope that you have a wonderful Saturday!!

Until later,


  1. I love this! - such a great card for Dad thank you for playing at Delightful challenges this week hugs Judith x

  2. Great card! I love the papers and the chalkboard stamping and those great gems along the side.

  3. I LOOOOOOOOOOVE the colors for this card-- and the bling! I never would have thought it would be a match for a masculine card!! TOTALLY CLEVER!!!!!!! LOVE the extra arrow too:) YOU ROCKED this set:)

  4. Love what you did with the stamps and I love the chalkboard look!

  5. What a fun stamp set! Love how you put all the text together to fill up your chalkboard space. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

  6. Thanks for playing our CAS challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, awesome!

  7. Lovely card for our Allsorts challenge this week, it is Fathers day in Spain tomorrow, xxx

  8. A really great masculine card Lea, would fit well into our sister challenge Penny Black and More.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

  9. Lea:
    I'd love to have you share this in the March Challenge at V's Sweet Ideas. We have a sweet shop filled with gorgeous items ( and an awesome challenge blog as well with great prizes. For instance, next month (April) will be Anything Goes sponsored by Ellen Hutson. Hope you will share with us there as well on the challenge blog.


  10. super fun!! and rows of bling on a card for man?? amazing!!

  11. Fun card! Love the chalkboard! Thanks for playing at The Play Date Cafe.

  12. Awesome Father's Day card. I love the gems on the side it makes it just pop! Great clean and simple card... you make it look so easy! Thank you so much for sharing your fantabulous inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

  13. hi Lea!
    Fabulous card for a man, lovely text and beautiful jewel strips.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more Challenge, welcome again;-))m

  14. Beautiful card Lea! It is so elegant . Great combination of patterns and colors. Thanks for playing along with us at the Friday Mashup this week!

  15. this is so cool! dad is gonna love it :) Thanks for joining us in the Play Date Cafe!
    -Rachel w k

  16. What a great sentiment!! I just love it, and the chalkboard look. Very on trend! Thanks for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe!


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