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Monday, January 27, 2014

Elephant Joke/Riddle Thank You Card

Created this Thank You card using a sketch which you can see below. Used a new Hero Arts Elephant stamp. Used a joke/riddle cut out of the Sun newspaper - How do you talk to an elephant? Answer: Use big words. The Stampin' Up sentiment is a play on words to the answer to the joke/riddle.

Supplies List 

ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
paper:  Elephant joke/riddle newspaper from 1/26, 
   Paper Pizazz Wild Things Elephant scrapbook paper,
   cardstock - Kraft, Black & Kraft Prints Paper Pk
ribbon: the Paper Studio ribbon trends Gingham Black
stamp: Hero Arts Elephant <-- my new
Stampin' Up: stamp - Patterned Occasions sentiment 'thanks a ton!'
Tim Holtz: die - Tag

Entering this into the following challenges:

1/28 A Blog Named Hero Ch36 New Year, New Stash Make proj using Christmas presents or something new UE tot5combch 1/15

1/31 MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Ch196 Use a piece of newspaper or a page from a book 5E(#1) 1/25

2/2 Craft Your Passion Ch198 Spots & Stripes 3E(#1) 1/27

2/2 Kraft Journal Ch156 Sketch 2E(#1) 1/27

2/2 My Craft Spot Ch#124 Polka Dots 1E(#1) 1/27


  1. What a fun idea to add a joke from the newspaper. Thanks for joining us at A Blog Named Hero.

  2. Lovely card. I like the image.
    Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

  3. So stinkin' cute! Love the elephants! Thanks for linking up with us at The Kraft Journal!

  4. What a fun card! Such a cute little joke. Thank you for sharing this with us at The Kraft Journal!

  5. Clever way to reuse the newspaper. Thanks for sharing at Craft Your Passion! So glad that you join us each week.

  6. How sweet! LOVE those elephants! Thanks so much for joining us at My Craft Spot!

  7. HA! I love it! Such a fun card. Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining in on the *polka dots* challenge at My Craft Spot. :)