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Aquaman Anyone?

Hello to all you fabulous crafters, it's Candice here with you this Friday and I hope you are having a great day!  Excited to be sharing with you on Friday's with Butterfly Reflections, Ink!

Okay, I don't know about your home, but our home is a superhero home!  So of course I had to use the adorable new Sunny Studio Super Duper stamps.  I have been loving Davina's, on IG she's popsiclesticks, designs with movies and shows and decided to take my try at it!

I went with Aquaman, I love that I could create an underwater scene with him!


For my underwater superhero scene I used Sunny Studio products:
To start my slimline card, I create an 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 card base and with the left over piece I trimmed to use on the front.  You can use size 9A envelopes to fit this card perfectly in.


I created the background first by blending salty ocean, mowed lawn, shabby shutters & scattered straw using the amazing Picket Fence blender brushes.  I then made the sand by die cutting using the woodland borders, inked with tea dye & antique linen and splattered brown and white paint with a paintbrush.

While I let that dry, I stamped all the images from super duper & best fishes using memento black ink.  Next, I colored them with copic markers and then cut them out with the best fishes coordinating dies & super duper coordinating dies.  I took aquaman and trimmed off the cape (cause we all know what happens to the ones that wear capes 😉)


To put the card together, I die cut Atlantis from vellum and added some white accents with a pen.  I ended up not liking it, but what can you do, we have all been there!

I took sentiments from each stamp set and combined to create this cute title!  I trimmed some black cardstock to create the banners and heat embossed in white.  For the final touches, I added clear nuvo drops which pick up the color under them beautifully!

I hope you get inspiration from crafty friends and try your hand at a new theme or style as I did with Davina's!

Thank you for visiting!
Candice

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