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Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Wishing

Another of my new Ching-Chou Kuik stamps - a mermaid this time!




I chose the colours this time to match those in the Pretty Please pad from My Mind's Eye that came from a recent magazine. I love that cool green/pink combination so much. She's coloured with the usual Promarkers, and I've added a little Sakura Stardust pen to her tail to accentuate the scales, although the photo doesn't show that well. The flower is made from a combination of punches and die cuts, including my hardly-used Peony die from Spellbinders, and the layers coloured to match those used in the image. Again, I used Promarkers, but the top layer uses Stardust pen. I finished the card with some sticky gems.

I followed the sketch on Sketch and Stash.

It also fulfills the requirement of the current Crafts and Me challenge which requires the use of sparkle. There's not a lot of sparkle, but it's there!

2 comments:

Becky said...

This is such a beautiful card Josephine!! The image is gorgeous and I adore the way you have worked the sketch!!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

crafty amy said...

This is such a beautiful card I love these stamps and you have coloured her so well with one of my favourite colour combos :D
Thank you for joining us at crafts and me and good luck.

Amy xx

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