My first thoughts for these colours was "what an elegant combination". My second thought was "what the heck am I going to do?"
I tried a number of ideas which just didn't do it for me. The Elegant Eggplant is such a domineering colour that I didn't want to make it the main one.
My solution was to make Smoky Slate the main colour for my ink and once this was decided the stamp set was obvious.
Yep it's an elephant! This fab stamp and greeting is from the set called Lucky Elephant.
I stamped the whole of the elephant in Smoky Slate onto the Whisper White and then re-stamped just the rug in Crushed Curry and Elegant Eggplant onto scraps of Whisper White. I fussy cut out the rug parts and then simply glued them straight into the elephant. The Whisper White was then glued straight onto an Elegant Eggplant card base,
A quick sneak peek of the inside.
Just in case you are wondering, I did try my markers to simply colour the elephant and rug, but just wasn't that happy with it. Markers are a great idea for smaller stamps but even after all the "huffing" I couldn't get an impression I was happy with.
I hope you like the card, and please feel free to leave a comment to let me know what you think.
If you are interest in seeing details of the products used, you can click on the photos below: