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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Under the Sea

Hello, it's Marty and this is my first post on the Craft-Dee BowZ blog!  Before I share my project, I just want to remind everyone that our monthly challenge is always ANYTHING GOES AND INCLUDE A HANDMADE BOW.  Our sponsor for this month is Fred She Said -  check out their site and you'll find an awesome variety of digital stamps to choose from.

Today I'm sharing a project I made last week.  Last summer I got some new Julie Nutting doll stamps and one of them was the SeaSallie Mermaid.  Since then, I've been wanting to use her in a project, but hadn't gotten around to it yet.  Since she's a larger stamp, I decided to use an 8"x10" canvas I had in my craft supplies.  Here's my canvas:




Check out this double-loop bow!  Thank you, Donna, for the gorgeous ribbon.  I couldn't have made this without the Craft-Dee BowZ tool because it's easy to make different-sized bows and there are helpful tutorials here Need one?  Click right here.




If you'd like to know more about how I finished my project, please head over to my blog.

Thank you for stopping by today and we'd love to see you play along in the challenge - you could be our next winner!

Tracey will be back next Tuesday with some more inspiration so don't forget to stop by.  Have a crafty day!

5 comments:

Barbara Bruder said...

Marty What a great project. I just love that mermaid, such a great scene. Love the bow!! Welcome aboard!!

Donna said...

Welcome aboard to our newest designer! Marty this is such a fabulous 3-D project and you've proven (as a new user) just how pretty a bow you can create on the Craft- Dee BowZ tool. Wonderful job.

Vicki robertson said...

Wonderful canvas project, Marty! You've created lots of dimension and texture...my favorite elements. Beautiful colors and fabulous bow.

Marty Fishman said...

Thank you so much, ladies, I'm happy to be here!!! Love the bow-making tool and looking forward to experimenting with it more :-)

Gail said...

I adore mermaids and anything to do with the ocean. This project is just outstanding. I love the way you've colored the mermaid! This background dis gorgeous. What a fabulous project!