Wednesday 19 August 2015

Under the sea

Hi there,

After staying up until midnight last night to make my lemon marmalade (or lemon curd) I decided today I was just going to relax and make a card. Here is what I came up with:

I made an easel base out of white 220gsm card, and adhered a panel to the front from the same card. I layered a blue fairy paper, which looked like underwater flowers, and butterflies on blue paper and attached these to the base of the card. A sentiment sticker was added to kraft card to make the prop for the card top. I got a Gorjuss mermaid stamp a few weeks ago and decided now was the time to use it. This sort of stamp I would usually colour in with alcohol markers or watercolours, but this time I wanted to try leaving it uncoloured. I stamped the image onto blue, watery paper, which came free with a Simply Homemade magazine. This was then adhered to the easel front and butterfly washi tape layered on the top and bottom of the panel.

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Card Mania #71 Anniversary
crafting by designs Anything Goes
The Stamping Boutique At the beach
polkadoodle Use something new (stamp)
alphabet challenge M for Mermaids
Deep Ocean Challenge #110 Maritime
Ooh-la-la #187 One for the boys
artistic inspirations #138 Anything Goes
SOS #215 Layer it on me
LOC #91 Insects
suzy bee  #93 Monochrome

We went to a pet show at the weekend, and entered Arthur bunny and some of the mice and both came second in their categories!

Thank you for looking,
hugz Tinz


  1. Lemon marmalade, sounds yummy. A beautiful mermaid on your pretty easel card. Thanks for sharing it with ut at Alphabet Challenges. Caz DT

  2. Pretty card. Thank you for joining us at OLL challenges.

    Wynn DT

    The lemon curd sounds yummy

  3. What a fabulous card! Not coloring that awesome image would make me all itchy, but it looks amazing here! The bunny and mice pics are just too cute! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  4. Great card which demonstrates you don't always need to colour.
    Thanks for sharing with us at OLLC this fortnight.
    Lynn x

  5. This is super cute. Thanks for joining us for our Use something New Polkadoodles Challenge.
    Naz xxx

  6. Lovely card thank you for joining us at Ooh La La Creations hugs Sue DT xx

  7. Thank you so much for playing in Card Mania Challegne. Good luck:)

    Marzena DT

  8. Lovely creation! I love not colored image!
    Thanks for playing at Card Mania Challenge,

  9. brilliant project and thanks you for sharing with us at Polkadoodles Something New Challenge Good luck
    Aunty Sue DT


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