Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Swim Free Mixed Media Postcard

Hello,

Here is a mixed media postcard I made using the rubber stamp Smumanha from Stampotique.

I coloured her with Prismacolour markers and fussy cut her out. I added some wings (that I cut off of the Stampotique stamp Angel) which I covered in black Stickles. I added pink glitter glue from Studio G to her body and top. I used clear Wink of Stella in her hair.

For the background, I gessoed the surface then applied some Distress Paint in Peacock Feathers. 

I used 3 different stencils: Tim Holtz Sun Rays, Dot Fade and The Crafters Workshop Sea Bubbles. I used Distress Inks in Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers with the Dots/Bubble stencils and Squeezed Lemonade with the Rays stencil.

I used white embossing paste and the Sea Bubble stencil for the bubbles. I rubbed turquoise Stickles over random parts of the postcard. 

Here's a close up of the background:

I went around the entire postcard with Staz On in aquamarine blue.

I edged the sentiment with a black Gel pen. 

I would to enter this in the following challenges:

Challenge SDC194: Stencils
Check it out here: Stampotique Designers Challenge

Challenge #224: Every Little Thing She Does in Magic
Check it out here: The Corrosive Challenge

Challenge: May Anything Goes 
Check it out here: Smudgy Antics Challenge

Challenge #77: Bling
Check it out here: Left of Center Challenges

Challenge #21: Anything Goes
Check it out here: Create and Inspire

Thanks for having a look.

Talk to ya soon xx



28 comments:

  1. Your background is beautiful, so full of texture and warm water shades. Smumanha looks fab and she is enjoying her place to swim :-) xxx

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  2. Fabulous creation! Thanks for playing along with us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog! Hugs!

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  3. lovely background , thank you for joining in with the challenge this week x.

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  4. Love your background!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique this week!

    xx Arwen

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  5. Wonderful postcard! Love the background you created and all the sparkle. Thanks for joining us at LOC challenges this week.

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  6. Love the colors and the fabulous background! So stunning! Wonderful stamp! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Left of Center Creative Challenges! See you again soon!~kim

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  7. Such a wonderful background :) Great sentiment too!
    Thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique :)

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  8. Love the background - and the image and sentiment! Thanks for sharing with LOC!!

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  9. Wow! The background is really fantastic! Love it! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Create and Inspire!
    Hope to see you again!
    Crafty hugs :)
    Francesca (DT)

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  10. This is wonderful! Your background is especially cool - love all the texture.

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  11. I love your back ground and this is one of my favorite stamps. Thank you for sharing it with us at Create and Inspire challenges.

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  12. Thank you for showing a picture of the background. It's my favorite part. I still have never used stencils or have had a great texture background. I need to.  Come back next month for some more Smudgy Antics.

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    1. awww no problem :D Thank you very much xx

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  13. Thank you Judy for joining us at Smudgy Antics this month...hope to see you again in June. BDx

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  14. Fab work, loving that background :) Thank you for playing along with us at Smudgy Antics x

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