Mermaid Dreams

MermaidI saw this digi stamp by Lemon Shortbread, over at Sweet Pea Stamps, and just HAD to have it!! I colored the little beauty with my SN markers, then added a mixture of Pearl Ex powder and Diamond glaze to her tail, to give some sheen and texture.  A light touch of pencil crayon in the background made the image all ready to hop onto a card…..  I wanted to stick with the brown and turquoise theme, so found some CS and embossed the turquoise, lightly rubbing some distress ink over the embossed parts.  I punched the corners of the brown piece, then added some sand to give some texture.  I dug around in my craft room and found some seashells that weren’t too bulky.  I wanted a NET though…..like a fishing type of net…..hmmmmmm…..got some embroidery floss out and I hand tied the net for the card :)  Some pearls and gems in the mermaids hair and edging the focal image finished this off in a way that I’m really happy with!!

I’m entering this into the following challenges:

Creative Corner – Turquoise and Brown

Brown Sugar Challenges – ATG #158

Sassy Studio Design – ATG

QKR Stampede – ATG #151

Simply Papercraft - ATG #10

Alphabet Challenge – M is for Mermaids

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – ATG #15

Craft Your Passion – ATG #274

Art By Miran – ATG #38

12 thoughts on “Mermaid Dreams”

  1. This is a lovely design – she looks so deep in thought. Thanx for playing along at the Alphabet Challenge.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

  2. Great job, nice colors fun image to color. Great touch in the corner, I like the shells the netting, very nicely done. Thanks for playing our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.
    Leanne DT
    LPCF!

  3. Super gorgeous card. Thank you so much for entering our challenge. I hope you will join us again next week friday. Gr Veerle DT member CreativeCornerChallenges

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