15 September 2018

Be A Mermaid

Hello there, today I have a card to share using the Picket Fence I am A Mermaid stamp set that Picket Fence Studios kindly sent me to use. What an adorable set!
 

I started off by stamping the mermaid and seahorse from the set, along with the seaweed from the Little Coral Girl stamp set on to white cardstock with black ink. I coloured the images with Copic Markers (the colours I used are listed below the supplies section) and fussy cut them out with scissors.
 
 
I then created the background piece. I took Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink and smooshed this on to a craft mat, I spritzed it with water and then pounced a piece of alcohol ink cardstock in to it. The piece was dried and then I moved on to the next colour. I used layers of Broken China, Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers and Faded Jeans, drying the cardstock in between each colour. Once the final layer was dry, I took an ink blending tool and added Distress Micro Glaze on to it. This was then blended on to the panel and the excess buffed off with a dry cloth. This really brings out the colours of the oxide inks.
 

I took the panel and die cut a SSS Stitched Rectangle die in to the middle. I then stamped the sentiment from the I Am A Mermaid set on to the smaller panel with Versamark Ink. I applied white embossing powder and heat set. The outside ink panel was added to a white A2 card base with tape runner. I then added the inside piece with foam tape. The seaweed was added on with tape runner and the mermaid and seahorse added with thin foam tape. To finish off, I added shimmer pen to the mermaid's top and tail and a jewel to the flower in her hair. I also added White Blizzard Nuvo Drops to the seahorse's belly.
 
SUPPLIES:

Here are the links to what I have used on the card. Affiliate links are used on some products. This means that if you make a purchase after clicking on my link, I receive a small commission with no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support when using these links. Please click on the logo below the product to shop at your favourite store. Products marked with an asterisk (*) were kindly sent to me to use.
 
 
COPIC MARKERS: Mermaid skin - E13, E11, E00, E000, E50, R20. Hair - E47, E27, E25, E23, E21. Top & flower - V17, V15, V12. Tail - BG57, BG53, BG13, BG11. Seahorse - YR21, YR000, YR0000. Seaweed - YG17, YG23, YG01. Stones - E44, E43, E42, E41.
 
How adorable is that mermaid? I love her! I am looking forward to using more Picket Fence Studios products soon. Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope you have a great day!

7 comments:

  1. This card is so light and airy with fab colours. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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  2. This is such an adorable card Michelle! That background is dreamy, the colours look fabulous. I must get some AI paper as I know it’s different to yupo. I used some photo paper that I had laying around for this technique a few months back, which also worked well. Super sweet images from Picket Fence too! Love this card 😍 xx

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  3. so sweet, love your adorable mermaid.

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  4. She s so cute, Picket Fence do a fabulous range of stamps, I must admit invest in some soon. Thanks for another great post Looking forward to seeing more.

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  5. Oh my! The cuteness of this mermaid. You know I'm a sucker for mermaids!! I just love this one - she's so happy swimming along. The tips about the oxide ink are great. Definitely need to get some Yupo paper :) xxx

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