Sunday, July 8, 2018

You're Turtley Awesome and Thank You So Much!




Happy Sunday!  I am popping in with two cards to share today.  I am playing along with a coule of blog challenges.  

For the first card I am playing along with  I am playing along with PINspirational Challenge and Paper Craft Crew.






I started with a piece of leftover/discarded ombre watercolor background panel that I created for this card here.  I could not let it go to waste.  While I did not like it in its complete form, I did like it very much once I die cut it with PTI Bold Borders Wave die.  I mounted it to a PTI select white card stock base.  I popped up the center portion with foam tape.

 

Next, I once again used my Sea Salt: Flora stamp set, Sea Salt: Fauna stamp set, and Sea Salt: Sentiment Mini stamp set.  These are quickly becoming my favorite images!  Instead of using people from the inpirationl photo, I used some of the same colors in my underwater sea scene.


I arranged my ocean turtle and the fauna on my card.  For some elements I used foam tape others I just glued with some Tombow Aqua Glue.   



  I stamped the sentiment  using versamark onto a piece of strathmore watercolor card stock and heat embossed with white embossing powder.  I sponged some blueberry sky ink over to coordinate with the background panel.  


I finished my card with a few clear sequins.

For my second card,  I wanted to play along with The Card Concept Inspiration Challenge.






I started with some PTI select white card stock base.  I used some pattern papers from Authentique
Cheerful and Latest and Greatest Collections to mimic the wood background and colors in the inspiration photo.


I used gold foil card stock on the scalloped frame to play off of the gold utensils.  I layered with a stitched circle frame that I stamped the sentiment from Pen and Ink stamp set using versamark and white embossed.  I sponged some lovely lady ink over to mimic the look from the inspiration photo.


 I stamped and die cut a flower from Bitty Bouquet stamp set and Bitty Bouquet die collection and popped it to the side. I added wink of stella to the flower for some added shine.  Again, I finished the card with a few clear sequins!


As always thanks so much for stopping by!





5 comments

  1. You've created a super underwater scene -- love that wave die; I had thought you'd done some embossing until I read your description. Thank you for entering the PINspirational Challenge. Sandy/DT

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  2. Both cards are fantastic! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Card Concept.

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  3. Just gorgeous Betty! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept this challenge. We hope you'll come back in the fall when we start back up!

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  4. Such a sweet turtle-card ;o) Love the backgorund! Thank you for playing along with our curent challenge at Pinspirational Challenges! Have a great day and happy crafting, yours Maike

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  5. Sweet card!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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Thanks so much!

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