Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Happy Day Under the Sea

     This is my first image from Cute as a Button but probably not my last.  :-D  I've just discovered them and I can feel a shopping spree coming on.  Oh, well, feeling a shopping spree is more fun than feeling a summer cold coming on!

    Speaking of summer, what could be better than celebrating a cool day under the sea?  I think I'll use this for a birthday card.


     I colored the image with ProMarkers and chalks, then added a bit of glitter to her hips and upper tail.  I used a die from Sue Wilson to cut the piece that frames her.  On this card, I cut the blue CS and laid it over the image.  On top of that I layered the undersea die cut from Memory Box.  I used the little negative circles that dropped out to make the bubbles on the image.  The little fish is also a negative piece.  I thought that would be a great way to use those tiny scraps instead of just tossing them away.

     Challenges:
A Bit More Time to Craft
Animal Friends
CCC Digi
Country View
Crafty Awesomeness
Creatalicious
Cute as a Button
Die Cut Divas
Dream Factory
Petal Lu
Sisters of Craft

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

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20 comments:

Shelly Schmidt said...

This is so awesome- love that image, and have never heard of that company...! Will have to pop over and look. That pretty die is just perfect too!

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning card the mermaid is beautiful. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Carole said...

Beautiful mermaid card, Connie, with a great image and lovely soft pastel colours. Love the die and your clever use of the cut-outs! x

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous Connie, loving the mermaid and beautiful colours.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Daffodil Cards said...

Beautifully put together, love the teeny tiny fish, great details and colouring.
Faith
x

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Connie! I can certainly see why you enjoy Cute as a Button's images! Darling, and such sweetness to them. Your coloring is impeccably beautiful - so much fun in this particular card with the underwater scene on the right and around the image - so pretty! hugs, de

Berni Cuttino said...

Awe, this is so cute, loving the image she having so much fun. Love how you framed. Especially love the border die. A fun water scene.
Hugs

Jane said...

What a lovely mermaid, beautifully coloured. Your under the sea card is perfect for our Hot Summer Days challenge over at Country View. Thanks so much for joining in with the fun x
Jane DT

Teresa Arsenault said...

I love the dies you used. They lend such dreamy, flowing motion to the design. Gorgeous! hugs, Teresa

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

This is soooo pretty...loving all the blue sea hues. Loving that Memory Box under the sea die. You know that is ME...haha

Em Louise Fairley said...

This is beautiful, NanaConnie xxx

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely card with the Anything Goes Challenge. Hope you can join us again.
Diane Louise (DT, CCC Digi Creations Challenge Blog) xx

Arlene said...

Wonderful color combo. Love the card.

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Tina Bastel said...

Wunderschöne Meerjungfrau, zum verlieben, richtig klasse,,eine wunderschöne Karte, danke dir für deine Teilnahme bei der Traumfabrik, liebe Grüße Bettina

Natasja's Kaarten said...

Beautiful watercard!Thanks for joining our challenge at CCC digi creations.

Natasja
DT CCC digi creations

Natasja's Kaarten said...

Beautiful watercard!Thanks for joining our challenge at CCC digi creations.

Natasja
DT CCC digi creations

Nicola Jayne Saul said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Petal Lu, Nicola X

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our " anything goes with optional at the sea / beach” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

Corrie Herriman said...

Lovely ! Thanks for joining us over at Country View Challenges !
Corrie x

Cathie Borowski said...

I love how you have utilized blue tones in this card, gorgeous. Thank you for joining the Diecut Divas Summer Vacation Challenge. Cathie DT