Thursday, February 1, 2018

February is here already........

Happy February! I can hardly believe it is February already.....but, lets go with we have a choice! I have been creating with new products from our Seasonal Expressions from the moment they arrived. I think this is one of my all time favourite issues! Here is the first card I put together with Make Waves.
Mermaids are every where and I am happy to join in. I stamped this sweet patterned paper from Make Waves with the sea star image from the coordinating scrapbooking stamp set. 

*Technique Tip: I used the wrong side of the sea star stamp to make this solid image with Glacier ink. Then I turned it to the right side and stamped the proper image, over top, with Glacier ink.

**Tech Tip #2: I stamped the mermaid image on the lighter side of Bashful cardstock so I would not have to do any skin toned colouring.

I stamped the sentiment with Versamark, then embossed with Black powder. I coloured in the letters with our Clear Shimmer Pen afterwards.

The reeds are stamped with Willow and Emerald ink. My mermaid is coloured in with Shin Han Alcohol markers. I also added a sparkly amazing flower sequins from the coordination Make Waves Sequins and Gems pack.
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All supplies are Close To My Heart, unless noted.
Stamp: Make Waves - Scrapbooking
Paper: Make Waves
Cardstock: Crystal Blue; White Daisy; Bashful
Ink: Willow; Emerald; Glacier; Versamark; Memento Black; Shin Han Alcohol Markers; Black Journaling Pen
Embellishments: Make Waves Sequins & Gem pack; Clear Bitty Sparkles

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