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

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

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

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

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


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