Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Pure Innocence Mermaid



Hi everyone.  Today is the start of the newest challenge from Addicted to Stamps & More - Challenge #40 - Photo Inspiration.  Here's the photo:


The photo above has so much inspiration!!  There's the water, relaxing in a comfy chair, summer time, cold drinks ... or maybe the gorgeous colors will inspire you.

I used one of our sponsor's adorable images and a few dies to create a water scene ... what's your inspiration?? :)








Stamps:  Pure Innocence 038 (Heather Ellis); sentiment (Bloomin Marvelous - SU!)
Paper:  White (Neenah), Pacific Point, Crumb Cake, Wild Wasabi (SU!); Light Gray (unknown)
Ink:  Bashful Blue, Wild Wasabi, Basic Gray (SU!); Copics:  E000, E00, E01, W4, R20, Y21, YR24, V09
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Tiny Bubbles Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Wave die (MFT), Puffy Cloud dies (Memory Box), sponges, clear stickles, Stamp-a-ma-jig, glue, adhesives, and dimensionals



The background sky (clouds) were sponged using a hand-made, randomly sized scalloped template that I cut from cardstock.  The "rock" is two large clouds, glued together and then sponged with dark gray.

Pure Innocence was printed onto Neenah white, colored with copics and fussy cut.  I paper piece Wild Wasabi cardstock after running it through with the Tiny Bubbles embossing (sponged more Wild Wasabi on top for definition).

Clear stickles were added for some bling :)


Here's a close-up:




I hope you'll join us for this fun challenge.  Check out the other fabulous creations by the Design Team at ATS&M!

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12 comments:

  1. Adorable card Loll, love the mermaids embossed tail and the little pearl in her shell ..

    Anne

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  2. Brilliant take on the photo Loll, she's so cute, I love her tail and the pearl in the shell:)
    Val x

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  3. I love this Loll. The mermaid with all her details and the way you have created all your bits and pieces! Awesome xx

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  4. Oh my goodness Loll this is absolutely wonderful. Love the tail, the pearls and the water dies - all so fabulous.

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  5. This is stunning, Loll! Everything looks great but I especially love the sponged clouds and the tail of your little mermaid. Fabulous job! xx

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  6. Love how you made rock from clouds! And the stickles looks just like that sparkle at the water's edge.

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  7. Loll I love all of the little details you have added to your mermaid! She looks great!

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  8. I love your card, the mermaid is so sweet. Love the touches of glitter. Caz

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  9. Beautiful, Loll! I love how you made the mermaid and all the little details, very creative.

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  10. What a darling little mermaid. I got my beautiful card and flowers and I have been off the computer for the last two days. This is the first chance I have ha to tell you how amazing and darling they are! I think you said you used a C C Design die? So cute! Love this card and love the flowers and card you sent! So very sweet!

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  11. What an adorable little mermaid! Love the waves and the sweet pearl she's found!

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  12. Hi Loll. Hope your weekend is going well. Wonderful card. Love how you have used the image. Fabulous attention to detail.
    Florence xx

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