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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Shell Mermaid easel card


Hi
It is Tracey here with my inspiration post for July .This month  The Design Team had to create a project using  the theme of mermaids and use the colours teal and or tan..
This month our wonderful sponsor is Cute As A Button and I have used their  gorgeous shell mermaid digital  image which can be found HERE
I coloured the image with promarkers and used a crafters companion clear glitter overlay pen to give her tail some sparkle. I made the round easel shaped card using grande scalloped circle dies and kraft card.The die I used to create the swirls on the base is a die from sue Wilson from the Gemini range. The anchor and flourishes are  made using a memory box dies The tags are pre made from prima.The stunning flowers are handmade using the same papers I used on the project and a stamp and die set called crafty cocktail flowers and they are from joycrafts.
The stunning 4 looped  bow was created with 2 different colours of organza ribbon and created  using my Craft-deebowz bow maker ...It gives me perfect bows every time and is so easy to use

 
I found this lovely mermaid verse on pinterest and printed  it on my computer
 
 


I hope you like my project and that it inspires you to join in the challenge for July where anything goes with a handmade bow
Happy crafting
Tracey x

4 comments:

Vicki robertson said...

This is so lovely, Tracey! Your handmade flowers are gorgeous! Love the coloring on your mermaid image and all of the jewels and details.

Gail said...

Outstanding! This is just beautiful. The image is fabulous and your coloring is wonderful!! I love the shape of this card and the flowers are so pretty. Your bow is fantastic with the 2 tones of ribbon. This is just plain beautiful! Hugs, Gail

Barbara Bruder said...

What a great card. The card shape reminds me of a clam shell - sort of. Beautiful colors and your coloring is so fabulous. Another beautiful project. Thanks Tracey.

Donna said...

Can I tell you how much I love this cars? Hat an incredibly inventive use of that bottom die. Love the colors and just the whole thing!