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Monday, June 20, 2016

Summer Seashells

Some days when the mercury hits a 100, you just wish for a cool ocean breeze! This card is as close as I can get to that for now.  All week the Stampendous Design Team will be sharing beach themed projects so you can at least dream of being cool by the ocean.

Here is how I made my card.
1.  Stamp seashells on white paper with Onyx Black ink, sprinkle with black embossing powder and heat.
2.  Color with watercolor pencils and cut out using the Seashells Die Cut Set and set aside.
3.  Watercolor background on a watercolor panel. When dry layer onto Ocean Side colored paper and glue to a Spearmint colored card.
4.  Glue mesh and seashells to the bottom of the card.
5.  Stamp sentiment in upper right corner with Onyx Black ink.
6.  Randomly add Silver Dot Sprarkler stickers.

CRS5090 Seashells
DCS5090 Seashells Die Cut Set
AC672HSS Dot Sparklers
STF082 Onyx Black VersaFine Ink Tsukineko
EPA50 Heat Tool

Zip Dry Glue Beacon Adhesives
My Color paper- Ocean Side, Spearmint
Aquarell Watercolor Pencils Staedtler
Distress Inks- Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean
Metallic Wired Mesh

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Mary Holshouser said...

I have some wire mesh that I got on sale at Joann's.
It will work great for a card like this.
Love the shells.
thanks for sharing.

barbara macaskill said...

This is such a summery card! LOVE the softness of the colors! So lovely! TFS!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Beautiful work. So very pretty. Love the beach theme.

Linsey R said...

So pretty! I love these shells and dies! :)

Viki Banaszak said...

This is so pretty! I love the mesh you used on this card.

TracyM #6773 said...

LOVE your background, mesh & shells, such a sweet sentiment too!!!

Jean said...

LOVE this! Just perfect!