Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mixed Media Mermaid Postcard


Here is my 1st mixed media postcard. I used the rubberstamp Smushasha by Stampotique.

I used a piece of Tim Holtz's watercolour paper. 

I used a bunch of different Distress Inks and then sprayed the entire sheet with water.

I used a diamond stamp and black Staz On.

I used a Simon Says Stamp star stencil and Fired Brick Distress Ink in the middle. I then randomly placed purple and blue stars using Peacock Feathers and Seedless Preserves Distress Ink.

I then sprayed the entire thing with Tattered Angels Glimmer spray in Trunk Bay to give an all over shimmer.

I coloured the mermaid with Prismacolour markers and fussy cut her out. I used a Ranger embossing pen and some gold embossing powder for the bow in her hair. 

I added Ranger's holographic embossing powder over her entire body and tail. 

Here's an upclose look:
I decided to make her fly by giving her some butterfly wings. The butterfly is an Inkadinkado stamp and I added Stickles in icicles along the edges after colouring and fussy cutting it out.

I used a die for the word believe from My Little Yellow Bicycle. I covered it in Versmark and embossed it in silver. I added a diamond gem for the dot of the i. 

I edged around the rest of the sentiment with a silver Gel pen.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:

Challenge SDC173: Bling It Out
Check it out here: Stampotique Designers Challenge

Challenge #67: Use a Punch or Die
Check it out here: Through the Purple Haze

Thanks for having a look.

Talk to ya soon xx


  1. Lots of glimmer, glitter and shine here, Judy! Smushasha looks gorgeous all bling'd out! Thanks for participating in the Stampotique Designers' Challenge!

  2. Wonderful idea to give her butterfly wings :)
    Thanks for joining us at the Stampotique Designers Challenge :)

    xx Arwen

  3. love all the bling on the mermaid, such a wonderful piece. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge.

  4. Fabulous creation! Love your image and design! Thanks for playing along at Through The Purple Haze Challenge!
    Hugs, DT Dangina

  5. Lovely work.....super card.

    Fiona DT

  6. Fabulous card.. Thanks for joining us over at TTPH.

    DT Pam

  7. This is fabulous Judy, great sentiment and I love the bling! Thank you so much for joining in with us at Stampotique and enjoy your weekend. Sue xx

  8. Stunning work thanks for joining us at Through The Purple Haze
    Sue DT

  9. Smushasha looks simply gorgeous all blinked up like that!
    thanks for playing with us over at the Stampotique Designer challenge :)