My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Monday, 18 June 2012

Mermaid


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 15cm x 15cm.
Stampendous Stamp - Mermaid.
 Seaside Images Design Paper.
Spellbinders Nestabilities Dies - Labels Ten, Petite Ovals Large.
Cuttlebug Dies - Seahorse Shell.
Sizzix Textured Impressions Embossing Folder - Summer Fun Set.
Embellishments from stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
To add dimension to the card I die cut the sea elements out of textured papers then layered them onto the card using foam pads.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Make It Monday Challenge: Challenge #94 Anything Goes.
Penny Black and More Challenge: June Challenge All My Favourite Things (Cuttlebug Seahorse, Shell Dies and Sizzix Wave embossing folder).

Love Linda xxx

16 comments:

  1. Lovely card, fab image and love those shell embellies too!
    Sandy

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  2. Another amazing card Linda. Love the embossing behind image and all the textured embellishments .
    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

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  3. Linda, this is a fabulous card. I love the image and all the embellishments. Saw it on MIM. NancyD

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  4. Lovely colours Linda and my girls adore Mermaids. . . we are always thinking up really cool name combinations for them. . .the girls usually come up with names involving Shimmery Rainbow Princess... and then tack on a name like Audrey! Saw this on MIM and had to take a look. So pleased that I did. Great blog.
    Stamping Shanni

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  5. A beautiful sea scene Linda, you have created a real ethereal feel to your card.

    Thank you so much for joining in our 'Favourite Things' theme at Penny Black and More this month.

    B x

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  6. This is a beautiful Image Linda and your card is outstanding as always with lots of detail too!:)x

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  7. ooh i love the little scene you created .. the die cut shells are fab
    Lisa x

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  8. I love all the dimension on this card. Fabulous! I am partial to sea themes though. For some reason it appeals to this desert rat.

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  9. Wow! Absoutely stunning! SAw your wonder;flu card on MIM - and so glad I did!
    Hugs,
    Marie XX

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  10. a lovely under the sea scene! i love the textured seahorse and shells and your colouring of the mermaid. thank you for sharing all your favourites with us this month at penny black and more.
    linda

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  11. Gorgeous card and colours Linda. I saw this on Make-it-Monday..Faye

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  12. Gorjuss card- love this fabulous scene!!! I found you at Make it Monday!

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  13. Hi

    Such a gorgeous card, love the added texture and dimension. The elements all work so perfectly together.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  14. Ooohh . . your creation is fabulous, fun & creative!

    I found you on Make It Monday, btw.

    Happiness,
    Corrinne

    PS - Win prizes AND promote your blog:
    http://pinandtack.blogspot.com/2012/06/you-are-invited-to-my-vegan-barbecue.html (Just link your entry to your blog.)

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  15. Beautiful mermaid Linda. I like all the nautical theme elements you've included in the design.

    Saw your link on MIM. I'm #76 and #215 this week. I'd love it if you stopped by.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  16. Lovely card, thank you for sharing your favourite things over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and goodluck x Susan x

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Thank You for spending time visiting my blog it does brighten up my day love Linda