Wednesday, May 31, 2017

You are Mermazing!

 
 
Hello there! Gladys here and I'm excited to be back on the BRI blog today. I have a mermaid shaker card for you with lots of products from different companies. Let's get started shall we?
 
I always start out by cutting watercolor paper using a stitched rectangle die for my card panel. Then I create my own background colors, this time I used distress oxides inks in wilted violet, broken china, cracked pistachio and fossilized amber. As you can see these inks blend so well together you won't even break a sweat! I splattered some water onto my panel and let it completely air dry.   
 
While that was drying I colored my images from the Mermazing stamp set by My Favorite Things using copic markers. I also used MFT dye inks for the solid images such as the corals and kelp. I used the Mermazing coordinating dies to cut my images.
Back to my card panel, I used the lacy layers die from Waffle Flowers that I scored awhile back during one of the daily deals Vanessa was having. This die is very pretty, it has a scallop edge along with piercing details inside and outside which adds a nice touch. Before adding the acetate I placed my card panel on top of my card base and only glued the inner panel that way it is lined up nicely. I then heat embossed the sentiment from the stamp set on the center of the panel and also arranged some of my images. Now I was ready to create the shaker component. I used various Pretty Pink Posh iridescent sequins to match my color scheme. I adhered acetate and foam tape onto the frame and placed it onto my card base. Lastly, I placed the mermaid, rock and kelp on top of the acetate.
Thanks for joining me today and I hope you enjoyed this card! Have a wonderful day!!

5 comments:

  1. Love, love, love this card and your mermaid is stunning!! Do you remember the Copic color numbers you used for her (or at least her hair)? I would love to copy your card, but my mermaid must be as close to yours as possible because this the the prettiest mermaid I've seen.

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    1. Hi Kelly thank you so much for the sweet comment!! I colored her hair with V09, V04, B04, B02, and BG32. I'm so happy you like it. Have fun coloring!

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  2. Oh my cuteness! This sweet card is absolutely adorable!

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