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Mermaid Birthday with Leontine

 

Hello! I’m back with my second card for this blog. I was inspired by the current mood board challenge, so I used lots of teal, fuchsia, linen and a hint of coral. These sea creatures are having a lovely underwater birthday party with the mermaids. This is how I made it:

I cut two panels of Lawn Fawn white cardstock with the outside in stitched rectangle stackables. On one of them I used the stitched hillside borders. I used the ray of light stencil from MFT to create a nice effect on the background with distress oxides. I started with speckled egg and put peacock feathers on top. For the sand I used antique linen and brushed corduroy. I splattered some brushed corduroy on top for some extra interest.

While that was drying I stamped the images on copic friendly paper with Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink and I colored them with copic sketch markers: 0, E000, E00, E11, E21, E40, E41, E42, E43, Y21, Y23, Y26, G000, G00, G02, RV000, RV00, RV02, RV04, RV06, RV09, R20, R30, R32, R35, BG000, BG01, BG02, BG05, BG09, BG10, BG11, BG13, BG15, BG70, BG72, BG75, BG78.
I used stamps from mermaid for you, you are sublime, ocean shell-fie and really high five.

With my white gel pen, white posca pen, black gelly roll and black glaze pen I added some accents on my images, such as eyelashes and reflections.

I used an anti-static pouch, Lawn Fawn clear ink and some black embossing powder (this color would work) to heat emboss the sentiment onto the sand.
After that it was time to adhere all of my images. I used thin foam squares, glue dots and liquid glue, to alternate between the height of each image.

To decorate the card even more I added a few bubbles. An embellishment wand really comes in handy to glue those bubbles in place with some liquid glue.

To create a colorful border around the background I cut a piece of tropical shimmer cardstock with the large stitched rectanglestackables. I glued my panel on top and adhered the whole thing to a card base and that finished my card.

I really hope you like it and if you’re interested you can watch my tutorial right here. Have a lovely week! 

Big hugs,

Leontine



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