Make The Cute Elephant Thank You Card

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This cute Elephant Thank You card makes it easy to remind those you love how much they mean to you. You know the saying, “Elephants never forget”? Now you can make adorable handmade cards letting your friends know you never forget either!

cute Elephant Thank You card in yellow and gray
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How cute is this baby elephant! I just love the look on his face! To color him in, I used the Light Smoky Slate Blend for his body and the Light Gray Granite Blend for his ears.

I used the Artistic Mix Decorative Mask and Crushed Curry ink to make the background. I held the mask firmly onto the White cardstock, but you can secure it with non-stick tape or Washi Tape if you want. I loaded the Blending Brush with a small amount of Crushed Curry ink and then swirled it lightly over the mask – I keep the area small and I was ok with it “spilling” over a big. It was imperfect perfection! 😊

By the way, this card would work in any color. If you need inspiration, check out my Color Combination Library.

Project Measurements

  • Crushed Curry: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″
  • Basic White: 4″ x 5-1/4″ (2 – one for inside, one for outside of card)
  • Crushed Curry: 2″ x 2-1/2″
  • Basic White: 1-3/4″ x 2-1/4″

Supplies Used in this Project

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handmade greeting card thank you card with a baby elephant

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I hope you are inspired to make simple handmade cards for friends this week!  If you’d like more detailed directions on how to make this card, feel free to email me. Give this papercrafting tutorial a try 🙂  Check back soon for more card making ideas!

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