Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mixed Media Mermaid Postcard

Hello,

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


16 comments:

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

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

    xx Arwen

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

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

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

    Fiona DT
    TTPH

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

    DT Pam

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  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

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

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

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