Sunday, 3 May 2009

Collecting shells

Still staying on the Seaside theme, I decided to step things up a little by adding some more shells to a card. 

After colouring the images with Watercolour Wonder™ crayons and blender pens, I cut them out and arranged them on some Confetti White cardstock, popping up the starfish to add dimension. 

I thought the linen thread looks suitably seaside-y and masculine (this card is for a man), and the Canvas background on the Close to Cocoa card base looked a little like fishing net. Again, I was going for an uneven finish with the Canvas background, so pressed harder in certain places. I added some extra ink around the edges to give it a shabby feel.

Stamps: Seaside, Sincere Salutations, Canvas
Cardstock: Close to Cocoa, Ruby Red, Confetti White, Very Vanilla
Ink: Basic Grey, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Watercolour Wonder™ crayons – Earth Elements, blender pens, linen thread

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7 comments:

  1. Lovely card - and perfect for a man! CC

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  2. This is gorgeous. I love how you colored the shells, and the linen thread is perfect for this card.

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  3. Another beautiful beach card! Great job!! :)

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  4. Really nice. I like the stamped background and the simplicity of the shells with lots of open space.

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  5. So very pretty with the delicately colors shells on the textured cardfront and twine!! Wonderful work!

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