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Hi Crafty Friends, Julianne here sharing another summer inspired card. I have a friend who is celebrating her son's first birthday and is doing a whale theme inspired birthday party so I wanted to make a card with the same theme. I used both Friends with Fins and Gill Friends stamp set from My Favorite Things. 
I started out by stamping all the images I wanted to use on some Neenah smooth card stock with VersaFine Black ink and clear heat embossing them. I colored in all the images with copic markers. Once I was done I started working on the background; I originally thought I would do some ink blending but went with alcohol inks instead, I really like the shine that they give to the card. 
I used the following alcohol inks for the background: Stream, Pool, Sail Boat and Turquoise. To control the inks I used my heat tool to just guide the colors in the direction I wanted them. While that dried I used the coordinating dies to cut out all my images, Die-namics Gill Friends, Die-namics Friends with Fins
I cut some white card stock down to an A2 size and then cut out the section I wanted the alcohol ink background to be showing thru. I stamped one of the sentiments from the Friends with Fins stamp set with Catherine Pooler Suede Shoes ink before adhering some foam tape to the back of each panel. I adhered the Yupo Paper to my card base with liquid adhesive and then added the various fish images all over the background. I then adhered the white card stock on both sides to my card base, the foam tape behind just gives the right amount of dimension for this card. Finally I added some droplet sequins to look like bubbles in the water and my card was complete. 
Thanks so much for stopping by, I can't wait to see what you will create. Happy Crafting!

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