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Thursday, 14 April 2016

Whimsy April Release Day 2 - Oceanna

Hi everyone, I'm back again with day 2 of Whimsy Stamps' April release and this time I made a card with this uber pretty mermaid called Oceanna from the Art by MiRan collection . Oh I had soooooo much fun making this.

I have to confess that I really love my make here, love that 2 tone tail and her hair.I coloured her with my distress ink markers, and I've listed the colours below for you.


Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Walnut Stain, Twisted Citron, , Peacock Feathers, Wilted Violet, Dusty Concord


I used some old papers from my stash, I thought the colours and patterns were just perfect.

I cut a little mound to sit her on using one of the dies from Whimsy's Stitched Border Die Trio. I added some little sea creatures too.
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I added lots of Wink of Stella to the mermaid's tail and the sea horses, and I finally managed (with much twisting and turning of card, lights and camera), to pick up some of the sparkle in a photo!

Finally I added the following embellishments from The Ribbon Girl.


I'm adding this card to the following challenges:

Pennys Challenge  #273

This card is for sale in my Etsy store, just click on the button below.

ETSY

Have a FINtastic day! (sorry couldn't resist the pun) :) xx

13 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous. I love your colouring, as usual, and your embellishments really add a beautiful touch.

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  2. Hi there Linda!! It's been far too long since I last visited AND what a treat this BEAUTY is!!! Such a gorgeous image but it's your fabulous colouring skills that have brought her to life...simply stunning card!!
    Take care,
    Beth

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  3. Wow!!! This is a masterpiece!! Love so much all these wonderful details and your fab colouring!!

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  4. So beautiful Linda! Such a fantastic scene and beautifully coloured with a fab colour combo. The wink of stella gives her fin a perfect finish.
    Hugs
    Gina xx

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  5. These colours work so well together and your image is beautifully coloured too. Well done on capturing the elusive WoS shimmer, perfect job.
    Lorraine

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  6. Linda, this is stunning! Love the way you've created the frame and those colours, rich and lush! Fab glittery touches on your sweet mermaid. A really beautiful creation, with all the sweet underwater details. Love the little seahorse die and the fab wibbly armed seastar. Beautiful hun. Hugs, Wends x

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  7. A gorgeous image and a stunning card - thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty and good luck - Michelle x

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  8. Everything look just perfect here and the colors match so nicely! You rock, Linda!!


    Hugs,
    Alexandra

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Linda xx