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Monday, 2 July 2018

CCM #215 At Least Two Dies or Punches

Our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers today is to use at least two dies or punches, or one of each.

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My image is from a lush paper pad by Katy Sue from their Mermaids range, which I die cut with Sue Wilson’s new Festive Frames, Eve, die, that in turn was matted onto the outside die from the same set which I cut from plain white card.

The background was created with my favourite My Favourite Things stamp background, Whimsical Waves. I stamped it with versamark onto the same white card I die cut the outer frame from and embossed in clear powder. I then used a combination of Spectrum Sparkle and Tonic Aquaflow pens and a spritzer to create a underwater background. I fussy cut out the mermaid, sentiment and the three patterned fishes from the same pad as the original image. The two shimmery fish just peeking out from beneath the diecut frame, and the tiger shark are all tiny die cuts by Marianne Designs. I edged the background with a green copic marker to give the illusion of a thin mat, and decoupaged up the extra elements of the image. A sprinkling of glamour dust around the water elements of the image and the mermaids tail completed the design.215 At Least Two Dies or Punches Shimmer

I have a second picture to show the shimmer, as it doesn’t show up well on the camera in the normal light!

I am entering this into:-

2 Crafty Critter Crazies - #16 Anything Goes with a Critter
Animals Friends - #64 July In or On The Water
Blank Page Muse - June: Let’s Go To The Beach
Card Mania - #106 Anything Goes
City Crafter - #418 Seaside
Classic Design Team - #27 Anything Goes
Crafty Friends - #87 Fairy And/Or Fantasy
Cupcake Inspirations - #449 Under The Sea
Kitty Bee Designs - #121 Under The Sea
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - #26 Mermaids
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20 comments:

  1. Oh I love this Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/

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  2. A sweet birthday card with a host of fishy friends. So glad you joined us at 2CraftyCritter Crazies, CarolG

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  3. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Pause Dream Enjoy. Hope to see you again next time.

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  4. So Cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges.
    Janis
    Pause Dream Enjoy

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  5. Gorgeous card, love the stamp, thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends, xxxx

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  6. Hi Lin, lovely card. That is such a sweet image. Happy crafting from your DT friend, Angela xXx

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  7. Ganz toll gemacht.
    Danke für die Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
    LG Dreja

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  8. Your card is so pretty! Love that die & image you used. Thank you for playing along with us over at Cupcake Inspiration Challenges.
    -Sandy, DT

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  9. Stunning card Lin, gorgeous dies and image.
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  10. Beautiful card. Gorgeous details. Have a creative week. Judy

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  11. Really pretty under the sea card. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations - Charlotte/Lady Joyful, DT

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  12. What a beautiful image - love how you've used it with such lovely embellishment!

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  13. This is so pretty. Your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  14. Love the Mermaid. Thanks for joining the Blank Page Muse challenge.

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  15. Das ist ein klasse Werk geworden und Du hast es ganz bezaubernd umgesetzt. Hab ganz lieben Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends

    Liebe Grüße
    Deine Vanessa


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  16. Deine Karte ist allerliebst. Wunderschön gemacht!! Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.

    Liebe Grüße
    Heike

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  17. Such a beauty...love the added sparkle. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for  http://
    classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

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  18. Fabulous creation with lovely colours and design. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

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  19. Pięknie. Dziękuję za udział w wyzwaniu Card mania ;)

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  20. Wonderful creation! I love image and design! Your colouring is gorgeous!
    Thanks for playing at Card Mania Challenge and sorry for late comment!
    Ileanaxx

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