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Hi everyone, Ashley here and I'm excited to be back on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog to share another card with you!

I'm constantly inspired by the beautiful underwater scenes I see made by fellow cardmakers, and I have slowly built up my collection of underwater-themed stamps over the past few years so that I can join in the fun.

I experimented with some non-traditional water colours for the background of this card. I blended Distress Oxide inks in Dusty Concord, Faded Jeans and Cracked Pistachio onto a piece of watercolour paper, and then splattered the whole panel with water and gold watercolour paint. I then cut the top with the Lawn Fawn Ocean Wave Banner die to give it that fun wavy edge.

I layered the whole water panel onto a piece of Lawn Fawn Gold Rush cardstock, which I had die-cut at the top with Lawn Fawn's Simple Stitched Hillside border die. I adhered both pieces onto a pool-blue card base. Then, I was ready to start adding images!

I used various images from the following Lawn Fawn stamp sets:

I love how these stamp sets fit so seamlessly together! I stamped out all the images with Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink, and coloured them in with a variety of Copic markers. I then adhered them to the card front with a variety of liquid glue and foam squares.

For the sentiment, I stamped the first half in Versamark ink and embossed it with gold embossing powder onto some Lawn Fawn Pearlescent Vellum. I stamped the second half in Versafine Onyx Black ink onto a strip of Lawn Fawn Gold Rush cardstock. I love how shiny both of these papers are!

I finished off the card with a scattering of iridescent jewels, for a final shimmery touch! As usual, all of the products used on this card can be purchased at the awesome Butterfly Reflections Ink store!

I hope you enjoyed reading this post and found some inspiration in this card :) to check out more awesome cards, I recommend heading over to the Butterfly Reflections Ink Instagram profile, as well as my Ashley Young Paper Instagram profile. There is tonnes more inspiration to be found there!

Have a great week and I look forward to being back with more cardmaking next week!


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